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Mining operations take place at Fortescue Metals Group's Cloudbreak mine at Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of Australia, on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009. Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., Australia's third-biggest iron ore producer, expects a planned iron ore venture between its two biggest rivals, BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group, to proceed. Photographer: Jesse Riseborough/Bloomberg Bloomberg