SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 26, 2008 05:30 ET

Construction Under Way at Casa de Pedra Iron Ore Mine in Southeastern Brazil, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE:SID) (CSN) (Rio de Janeiro) is advancing an expansion project at the Casa de Pedra iron ore mine near Congonhas, Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil. Approved by the company's board in 2004, the project entails the expansion of the open pit mine and processing plant, the addition of two new processing plants and the construction of a pelletizing plant.

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