Brazil updates ventilation regs

Brazil’s National Department of Mineral Production issued Ordinance No. 36 in January, bringing amendments to the Regulatory Mining Rules (Normas Reguladoras da Mineração), in particular to NRM 04 – Underground Mining (access shafts) and NRM 06 – Ventilation

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The new ordinance aims to secure revised safety standards to access shafts

Although the ordinance entered into force on January 16, the DNPM set forth a 90-day term for NRM 04 – Underground Mining, and a 30-day term for NRM 06 – Ventilation, for companies to adapt and comply