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2012-09-02 23:15:30

Revenue for the Global Iron Ore Mining industry has been growing at double-digit rates over the past five years. Strong growth in iron ore demand until 2009 caused producers to scramble to lift output, both by expanding existing mines and committing to new mine developments. As a result, steel producers, faced with rising iron ore prices over the past few years, are taking a renewed interest in acquiring iron ore assets. Trends in steel production and the supply and demand position for iron...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.