Africa's Growing Steel Industry
Where Iron Ore is Mined. Iron ore is mined and produced in countries around the world including China, Australia, Brazil, India, Russia, Ukraine, South Africa, United States, Iran, Canada, Sweden and Kazakhstan. The Brazilian mining corporation Vale is the largest iron ore producer in the world.The extraction of iron ore has resumed after a 15-year suspension, the county government has announced. The national Government suspended extraction on a 68.4-square kilometre land in 2014 due to a longstanding boundary dispute, which involved a former investor, Wanjala Mining Company, and the management of Kishushe Ranching Co-operative .