Vale trials unmanned trains at Xingu

Vale trials unmanned trains at Xingu

Access for workers and vehicles to Xingu's flood zone remains suspended

Transport

17 JUNE 2021
Voisey's Bay expansion delivers first ore

Voisey's Bay expansion delivers first ore

Ore produced at Voisey's Bay is processed at Vale's hydrometallurgical facility in Long Harbour

Development

14 JUNE 2021
Strike action to disrupt Vale's Sudbury operations

Strike action to disrupt Vale's Sudbury operations

After a union vote, 70% voted to reject Vale's five-year offer

Vale turns to smarter solar for Sol de Cerrado

Vale turns to smarter solar for Sol de Cerrado

NX Horizon uses bifacial modules mounted on a 120-degree range of motion

Vale sails towards lower emissions

Vale sails towards lower emissions

Sails will lead to an 8% efficiency gain and lower emissions by 3,400 tons

Transport

14 MAY 2021
Nexa Resources seeks Israeli innovation

Nexa Resources seeks Israeli innovation

Purpose of the partnership is to source Israeli technologies that can help meet mining challenges

Innovation

12 MAY 2021
Brazil COVID outbreak rattles OZ

Brazil COVID outbreak rattles OZ

About 20% of workforce is understood to have contracted the disease

Anglo targets 100% renewables in S America by 2022

Anglo targets 100% renewables in S America by 2022

Anglo American has set a target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30%

Power / Remote power

16 APRIL 2021
South Star selects Santa Cruz contractor

South Star selects Santa Cruz contractor

MIPTEC will oversee final engineering design, initial phase of construction

Jervois keeps moving with São Miguel Paulista restart

Jervois keeps moving with São Miguel Paulista restart

Company begins BFS testwork by picking Metso Outotec

Logistics

13 APRIL 2021
ERG's BAMIN awarded railway contract

ERG's BAMIN awarded railway contract

Segment awarded is 537 kilometres

Transport

09 APRIL 2021
Big River Gold's big plans for Borborema

Big River Gold's big plans for Borborema

Company wants to leave the possibility open for an expanded plant capacity of 4Mtpa

Plant

30 MARCH 2021