Mauritania has discovered new iron ore resources estimated at about 830 million tonnes

October 2013
World Mining News;10/9/2013, p1
The article discusses a report from Mauritania's state mining company SNIM, which highlights the discovery of new iron ore resources, estimated at about 830 million tonnes, in the country which is near its existing mining operation at Zouerate, Mauritania.


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