The state governments of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais in Brazil have signed agreements to enable an area of land on the coast near Rio to be rehabilitated and used to establish a new port.
To be known as Itaguaí, it will cover an area of 110 hectares on the north coast of Sepetiba Bay. Its market focus will mainly be on mining and metals companies in nearby Minas Gerais state that currently use facilities operated by CSN or CVRD.
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