Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

State prosecutors in Brazil have charged 16 people with murder and environmental crimes

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

More than 350 people are expected to march 300km from Belo Horizonte to Brumadinho for anniversary

MACA leaving Brazil

MACA leaving Brazil

OZ axes Antas early, but contractor wins work in Western Australia

Development

21 JANUARY 2020
Santa Rita restart moves along

Santa Rita restart moves along

Blasting activities restarted in mid-2019; first nickel concentrate to be shipped this month

Development

06 JANUARY 2020
Minas-Rio tailings facility gets go-ahead

Minas-Rio tailings facility gets go-ahead

Next step in process for Brazilian long-term iron ore operation

Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

No warning as heavy rains compromised brittle wall structure

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019
Meridian shutters Espigão manganese project

Meridian shutters Espigão manganese project

Switches strategic focus to polymetallic potential

Life-cycle / End of li...

05 DECEMBER 2019
Vale curbs Brucutu, seeks to reclaim trust

Vale curbs Brucutu, seeks to reclaim trust

Brazil-based miner to temporarily suspend disposing tailings in Brucutu's Laranjeiras dam

Sustainability

03 DECEMBER 2019
Vale moves to private LTE network in Brazil

Vale moves to private LTE network in Brazil

Brazil miner announces agreement for private 4G/LTE network

Communications

20 NOVEMBER 2019
Komatsu autonomous trucks for Carajás

Komatsu autonomous trucks for Carajás

Komatsu plans to deploy 37 of its 930E ultra-class electrical dump trucks at Vale's Carajás mine

Technology / innovation

15 NOVEMBER 2019
Vale tests autonomous trucks at Carajás

Vale tests autonomous trucks at Carajás

Vale moves its autonomous truck project to Carajás following success at Brucutu

Fleet

12 NOVEMBER 2019
Samarco to restart operations next year

Samarco to restart operations next year

Vale/BHP JV licensed for reduced restart