Vale to restart Vargem Grande pellet production

Vale to restart Vargem Grande pellet production

The pelletizing plant has a nominal capacity of 7 million tonnes per year.

Plant

22 JANUARY 2021
Vale receives approval for 18Mtpy Capanema project

Vale receives approval for 18Mtpy Capanema project

Receives licences for project in Brazil

Plant

22 DECEMBER 2020
Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

It has been five years since Fundao tailings dam disaster in Brazil.

Life-cycle / End of li...

15 DECEMBER 2020
Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Operational start-up of Sol do Cerrado expected by fourth quarter 2022.

Investment

02 DECEMBER 2020
Brazil approves Vale's Serra Leste expansion

Brazil approves Vale's Serra Leste expansion

Vale plans to increase its capacity to 10 million t/yr.

Development

30 NOVEMBER 2020
Vale turns upcycled tailings into construction materials

Vale turns upcycled tailings into construction materials

The plant will convert sandy tailings from Vale ore processing activities into bricks.

Sustainability

24 NOVEMBER 2020
Vale demolishing Stobie mine

Vale demolishing Stobie mine

Buildings at the site such as the crusher plant, mill and hoist building have already been removed.

Operational Excellence

14 OCTOBER 2020
NORCAT, Vale launch Canada startup challenge

NORCAT, Vale launch Canada startup challenge

Solutions sought for challenges such as acid train car loading and underground operator alertness.

Innovation

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
Vale outlines plan to up capacity

Vale outlines plan to up capacity

Across its portfolio company seeks to hit 400t/y.

Operational Excellence

18 SEPTEMBER 2020
SNOLAB awarded US$31M for research at Vale's Creighton

SNOLAB awarded US$31M for research at Vale's Creighton

Studies there range from exploring the Big Bang, to seismic monitoring and ventilator technology

Innovation

15 SEPTEMBER 2020
Vale Indonesia delays smelter rebuild

Vale Indonesia delays smelter rebuild

PT Vale Indonesia will make final investment decisions for two smelter projects in 2021.

Plant

08 SEPTEMBER 2020
Vale opens 'green' grinding hub in China

Vale opens 'green' grinding hub in China

Grinder will make a cleaner raw material for pellet making.

Plant

26 AUGUST 2020