As for the DD squad from Oz: a second opinion is always a prudent idea. But Hebei is not some dumb Chinese company that needs the Aussie engineers to tell them what to do.

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Unlike some other Chinese steelmakers Hebei is in fact an iron ore miner. They know the business. They produced nearly 8 MTA of iron ore concentrate in 2012 from deposits that averaged 30% FE. Interesting that those numbers correspond exactly with Kami's production profile. Hebei must see something very familiar about the Kami deposit.