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Small irons on fire

A near-record iron ore price is delivering windfall profits for the major producers of the steel-making material such as Rio Tinto and BHP, but it is also waking a collection of small miners which have returned from obscurity as stock-market stars.

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Champion Iron, which operates the Bloom Lake mine in the Canadian province of Quebec, has seen its shares rise by 265% to C$6.