Partial return of dry processing at Vargem Grande

Partial return of dry processing at Vargem Grande

ANM has authorised the partial resumption of dry processing at Vale's Vargem Grande complex

SNC-Lavalin to deliver Aripuanã EPCM

SNC-Lavalin to deliver Aripuanã EPCM

SNC-Lavalin awarded EPCM contract for Aripuanã zinc polymetallic project in Brazil

Development

18 JULY 2019
Vale details damages for dam disaster

Vale details damages for dam disaster

Vale announces compensation for workers and families of those who died in the Brumadinho disaster

ArcelorMittal widens safety zone around Serra Azul

ArcelorMittal widens safety zone around Serra Azul

More families moved away from ongoing mudslide danger area in Brazil

Aurizona achieves commercial production

Aurizona achieves commercial production

Equinox reaches milestone at Aurizona, aims for third mine in 2020

Modular Mining selected to optimise Barro Alto

Modular Mining selected to optimise Barro Alto

Modular Mining will implement its DISPATCH and ProVision systems at Barro Alto

Sigma gets permits for Brazil lithium plant without a tailings dam

Sigma gets permits for Brazil lithium plant without a tailings dam

Design does not include a tailings storage facility

Plant

12 JUNE 2019
Inmarsat signs MoU with Minas Gerais government

Inmarsat signs MoU with Minas Gerais government

The MoU will explore the potential of IoT solutions for monitoring tailings dams in the region

Communications

29 MAY 2019
Wenco enters Brazil with TecWise partnership

Wenco enters Brazil with TecWise partnership

Wenco International Mining Systems has entered a new partnership with TecWise Sistemas de Automação

Mina de Gongo Soco da Vale, em Barão de Cocais (MG)

Vale gives dam warning

Vale has identified movement at the northern slope of a pit at the Gongo Soco mine in Minas Gerais

Aurizona pours first gold

Aurizona pours first gold

230,000-265,000oz production target for 2019

Vale spends more on dry processing to avoid tailings dams

Vale spends more on dry processing to avoid tailings dams

Vale aims to invest a further BRL11 billion in dry processing of iron ore