FLSmidth wins BulkExpert order for Brazil

FLSmidth wins BulkExpert order for Brazil

BulkExpert enables unstaffed operations by using 3D laser scanning system and RTK-GPS technologies.

Transport

14 OCTOBER 2020
Jervois  to buy Brazilian cobalt refinery

Jervois to buy Brazilian cobalt refinery

Brazil refinery will process concentrate from company's cobalt operations in Idaho, US.

Plant

30 SEPTEMBER 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
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
Vale uses battery storage at ore terminal

Vale uses battery storage at ore terminal

Battery storage can reduce the final cost of energy consumed at the port by almost 20%.

Power / Remote power

25 AUGUST 2020
Vale activates emergency protocol for another dam

Vale activates emergency protocol for another dam

Level one emergency protocol for Barragem 5 tailings dam.

ABB to supply automation platform to Nexa

ABB to supply automation platform to Nexa

Automation platform will form the basis of deeper digital transformation.

Vale to trial electric locomotive

Vale to trial electric locomotive

Fully electric switchyard locomotive is a first for Brazil's mining industry.

Transport

29 JULY 2020
Nokia, Vivo bring private LTE to Vale project

Nokia, Vivo bring private LTE to Vale project

Vale's Carajás mine in Brazil is part of miner's Industry 4.0 project.

Innovation

28 JULY 2020
Sigma Lithium signs FEED deal with Duro Felguera

Sigma Lithium signs FEED deal with Duro Felguera

Duro Felguera will work on the engineering, procurement and construction of the plant

Plant

22 JULY 2020