Minas-Rio pumps out a premium

The start-up of the huge Minas-Rio iron-ore operation is something to behold, Daniel Gleeson learns

Minas-Rio pumps out a premium Minas-Rio pumps out a premium Minas-Rio pumps out a premium Minas-Rio pumps out a premium Minas-Rio pumps out a premium

Due to the soft nature of the ore, the operation only needs to blast a few times a week

The ramp-up is taking place. More than 3Mt of high-grade iron ore have been produced and tens of ships have docked, been filled and departed.