The mine production of iron ore in the United States reached approximately 55 million metric tons in 2011. Until 2017, the annual production decreased to estimated 46 million metric tons. Iron ore mine production Iron ore are rocks and minerals that can be heated in the presence of a reductant to extract metallic iron.
Mount Gibson Mining Iron Ltd. According to Mount Gibson Mining's 2015 guidance, the company is expected to produce million tons of iron ore in 2015. 9. BC Iron Limited. According to BC Iron's 2015 guidance, the company is expected to produce million tons of iron ore in 2015. 8. Atlas Iron *Due to declining iron ore prices, Atlas Iron has .