Anglo American may boost Minas-Rio mine to full capacityChristian Fernsby ▼ | December 23, 2019
Anglo American has received the final operating licence it needs to boost production at its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil to its full capacity of 26.5 million tonnes a year, the mining company said on Monday.
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The licence was issued after the company boosted the storage capacity at the site for waste known as tailings. Waste disposal is a sensitive issue after a tailings dam collapsed at a Vale mine in Brazil, killing some 300 people. ■