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Anglo suspends Minas-Rio operations for 90 days

Anglo American (LN:AAL) has suspended operations at its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil for around 90 days after a pipeline leak was identified last week.

Anglo suspends Minas-Rio operations for 90 days Anglo suspends Minas-Rio operations for 90 days Anglo suspends Minas-Rio operations for 90 days Anglo suspends Minas-Rio operations for 90 days Anglo suspends Minas-Rio operations for 90 days

Minas-Rio has been suspended while Anglo fully inspects the pipeline connecting the mine to the export terminal

It said in a statement that the operation had been suspended since the leak detection on March 29 so that it could carry out a full inspection of the 500km pipeline that carries iron ore in slurry