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Iron Ore Information
Almost all (98%) of iron ore is used to make steel
Iron ores are Hematite (iron oxide), Magnetite, and Taconite
Major Sources: China, Brazil, and Australia. Major Producers: Vale, BHP, and Rio Tinto. - Group of mine researchers dedicated toward capturing and preserving the historic mining industry of the northeastern United States
Iron Mountain Iron Mine [Michigan State Historical Landmark] - Tour takes you through 2600 feet of underground drifts and tunnels to 400 feet below the earth's surface to see the reality of iron mining.
Minnesota Iron Mining -
Quincy Mine - Owns and operates the Quincy Mine properties. (Michigan Upper Peninsula) Provides guided tours and publishes newsletter.
Soudan Underground Mine [Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ] - Visitors wear hard hats and journey down 2,341 feet.
USGS - Iron Ore Statistics and Information

Iron Ore Stocks
Aditya Birla Group - Essel Mining Division produces iron ore in India.
Admiralty Resources NL [ASX:ADY] - Chile iron ore
Anglo American [LSE:AAL] - Anglo Ferrous Metals and Industries is a leading producer of iron ore, vanadium, manganese and carbon steel
Aquila Resources [85% owned subsidiary of Baosteel Resources] - Iron ore and metallurgical coal.
Asaplus Resources [ASX:AJY] - Iron Ore
Atlas Iron was acquired by Hancock Prospecting
BCI Minerals [ASX:BCI] - Nullagine Project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia
BHP [NYSE:BHP] - Third largest supplier of seaborne iron ore globally. with operations located in Western Australia and Brazil.
BMG Resources [ASX:BMG] - Rio Pardo Iron Ore project in Brazil (formerly Lefroy Resources Limited)
Baffinland Iron Mines [Owned 50 % by ArcelorMittal and 50 % by Iron Ore Holdings LP] - Mary River iron ore deposits, Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada.
Black Iron [TSX:BKI] - Shymanivske Project located in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
Brockman Mining [ASX:BCK] - Iron ore in the Pilbara region.
Brumby Resources became Marindi Metals, became Firefly Resources merged with Gascoyne Resources, now Spartan Resources
CAA Resources [HK:2122] - Rapidly growing iron ore product company mining and selling high-quality mineral products to leading steel manufacturers in the People’s Republic of China.
CZR Resources (was Corizon Resources) [ASX:CZR] - Iron ore project in Western Sumatra, Indonesia
Cartier Silver (was Cartier Iron) [CSE:CFE] - Prospective iron-rich mineral concessions in the northern and southern Labrador Trough,
Cazaly Resources [ASX:CAZ] - Shovelanna Iron Ore Project in Western Australia.
Centaurus Metals [ASX:CTM] - Emerging iron ore company in south-eastern Brazil
Central Iron Ore [TSX-V:CIO] - Engaged in the search for and development of iron ore and gold in Australia
Centrex Metals [ASX:CXM] - Iron ore mining, South Australia
Century Global Commodities Corporation [TSX:CNT] - Duncan Lake, Quebec.
Cleveland Cliffs - [NYSE:CLF] - Operates six iron ore mines located in Michigan, Minnesota and Eastern Canada
Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional [NYSE:SID] - Brazil
Compañía Minera del Pacífico S.A. - Chile iron mines
Eldorado Gold [AMEX:EGO] - Vila Nova Iron Ore project, Amapa State, Brazil.
Emergent Resources is now Fenix Resources
Equaminerals Holdings is now European Metals
Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium [JSE:EHS] - Mine titaniferous magnetite ore at our Mapochs Mine
Fenix Resources (was Emergent Resources) [ASX:FEX] - Iron Ridge Project
Ferrexpo plc [LSE:FXPO] - Iron ore assets in Ukraine.
Ferrous  Resources was acquired by Vale
Fortescue Metals Group [ASX:FMG] - Pilbara Iron Ore
Genmin [ASX:GEN] - Iron ore exploration and development company with a pipeline of projects in Gabon.
Grange Resources [ASX:GRR] - Southdown iron ore project.
Hancock Prospecting [private] - Australian company that has a long and important association with the Pilbara and the iron ore sector.
Iron Ore Company of Canada - Canada's largest iron ore producer (Newfoundland, Labrador, and Quebec) Owned by Rio Tinto (58.7%), Mitsubishi Corporation (26.2%), and the Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Income Fund (15.1%)
Iron Ore Holdings was acquired by BCI Minerals
Ironclad Mining is now Tyranna Rresources
Kumba Iron Ore - World's fourth largest supplier of sea-borne iron ore.
LKAB - iron ore mines, processing plants and ore harbors in northern Sweden and Norway.
Labrador Iron Mines Holdings [OTC:LBRMF] - Projects located in western Labrador and north eastern Quebec
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Income Fund [TSX:LIF] - Holds a 15.10% equity interest in Iron Ore Company of Canada.
Legacy Iron Ore [ASX:LCY] - Gold and iron ore in Western Australia
Magnetite Mines [ASX:MGT] - Magnetite iron ore in the Mawson Iron Province of South Australia.
Mayan Iron Corporation is now Anson Resources
MetalQuest Mining (was El Nino Ventures) [TSX-V:MQM] - Lac Otelnuk Iron Ore Project in the Labrador Through in Northern Quebec
Mount Gibson Iron [ASX:MGX] - Australia's leading independent "pure-play" hematite iron ore producer
Nemex Resources Limited [ASX:NXR] - Iron ore projects in the mid-west region of Australia and Guinea, West Africa.
Nevada Iron [ASX:NVI] - Buena Vista magnetite project, Nevada, USA.
Pacific Arc Resources [TSX-V:PAV-H] - Option to acquire 100% interest in the Red Pine Lake Property (iron ore) located in Wexford and Chertsy Townships Quebec, Canada.
Portman Limited is now Cleveland Cliffs
Québec Cartier Mining Company is now part of ArcelorMittal
Red Hawk Mining (was Flinders Mines) [ASX:RHK] - Blacksmith Iron Project, Pilbara region, Western Australia
Red Hill Minerals (was Red Hill Iron) [ASX:RHI] - Pilbara Region, Western Australia (iron ore, gold, and base metals)
Red Rock Resources [LSE:RRR] - Manganese and iron ore potential in Western Australia and Tasmania
Richmond Mining is now Nevada Iron
Ridgemont Iron Ore was acquired by Castillian Resources, became Coastal Gold, now First Mining Gold
Rio Tinto plc [NYSE:RIO] - Iron Ore interests are primarily located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and the north east of North America.
Roche Bay plc - Owns two iron ore deposits on the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut, northeastern Canada.
Sayona Mining [ASX:SYA] - Agreement to acquire a 70% interest in Talga iron ore project in the East Pilbara Western Australia.
SeverStal -
Shougang Hierro Peru S.A.A. - Iron ore mining company owned entirely by the Chinese SHOUGANG GROUP
Sierra Iron Ore became Crystal Lake Mining, now Enduro Metals
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation - Iron and steel feedstock materials projects in the Mid West Region of Western Australia.
Sokoman Minerals [TSX-V:SIC] - Exploration in the prolific Labrador Trough, Canada.
Sphere Minerals was acquired by Xstrata plc, then acquired by Glencore
Sundance Resources [ASX:SDL] - Mbalam Project in the Republic of Cameroon in central west coast of Africa.
Territory Resources was acquired by Noble Group
United Minerals was acquired by BHP
Vale (was CVRD) [NYSE:VALE] - Large producer and exporter of iron ore and pellets
Wah Nam International Holdings is now Brockman Mining
West Peak Iron became Corizon, now EMETALS

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