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Prehistoric Mining

Mining in the Prehistoric Americas: Article: ABC News (Dec, 2010): '12,00 Year Old Mine Found in Peru' Archaeologists from the University of Chile have discovered a 12,000-year-old iron oxide mine in the north of the country Researchers say it is the oldest mine discovered in all the Americas...

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Iron ore miners must fund $200m dust

Jun 12, 2020· Iron miners BHP, Fortescue Metals Group and Gina Rinehart's Roy Hill face a combined bill of up to $200 million to buy out hundreds of home owners affected by ,...

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Rio Tinto blasts 46,000

May 26, 2020· Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine Mining company was given permission to blast Juukan Gorge cave, which provided a ,...

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Ngwenya Mine

The Ngwenya Mine is located on Bomvu Ridge, northwest of Mbabane and near the northwestern border of Eswatini (Swaziland) This mine is considered to be the world's oldest The haematite ore deposit was used in the Middle Stone Age to extract red ochre, while in later times the deposit was mined for iron smelting and iron ore export...

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Kiruna Mine

The Kiruna mine is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine in the world The mine is located in Kiruna in Norrbotten County, Lapland, Sweden The mine is owned by Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB), a large Swedish mining company In 2018 the mine produced 269 million tonnes of iron ore The Kiruna mine has an ore body which is 4 km (25 mi) long, 80 metres (260 ft) ,...

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Medieval Iron

In addition to powering the bellows of the blast furnace, waterpower was also applied to numerous other applications, including the washing and grinding of iron ore, the drainage of mines, the wire-drawing mill, the slitting mill, and the tilt-hammer...

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