Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA will resume partial operations on Monday at its Ipatinga plant after an explosion injured 34 workers.
Brazil Mining News
The blast was centered on a huge barrel-shaped piece of equipment that stores gases released during the steel production process.
The Brazilian steelmaker is also seeking to close a streaming deal next week with a Canadian bank for its mining output in coming years.
Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais said said none of the injuries were severe.
Samarco, a joint venture of Vale SA and BHP Billiton, expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations.
Samarco expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations suspended after the 2015 environmental disaster.
Miners and investors are poring over satellite images, tracking drilling rigs and quizzing company executives for clues.
By value, mineral exports are expected to increase to $30 billion from $28.37 billion last year.
The unexplored areas that have significant potential output of copper, gold, phosphate and other minerals.
The company might have found an exciting copper deposit in Brazil.
Brazilian authorities ordered Hydro in February to slash output from Alunorte, the world's largest alumina refinery.
Law firm leading the action says it has more than 3,000 investors signed up to pursue the miner for losses.
Brazil has been one of the hardest hit countries since the natural resources boom ended.
Iron ore output hit 96.755-million tonnes in the three months to June 30, while pellet output reached 12.838-million tonnes, despite a nationwide truck drivers strike that paralyzed the country in May.
Eike Batista, who was once one of the richest men in the world, was found guilty of bribing former Rio de Janeiro governor Sergio Cabral in exchange for contracts.
OZ Minerals has announced that it has a relevant interest in Avanco of more than 90%, which means the company will now “compulsorily acquire” all of the remaining shares and acquire the fellow copper producer entirely.
The miner, which has set an exploration objective of adding one million gold equivalent ounces to Cerro Moro's mineral inventory, has hiked its exploration budget for 2018 to $11.2 million from $9 million.
Samarco's operations have been suspended since Brazil's mining disaster.
Resolving the legal cases will allow talks with creditors to begin as the company starts to draft its long-term business plan.
The new rules are a clear effort to improve the current legislation as seamlessly as possible, but in close attention to the international industry dynamics and to a number of other sensitive issues (such as environmental recovery and security).
The two separate decrees aim at making the local industry more competitive and sustainable, while while implementing rules on the collection of higher mining royalties.
Transiting Voisey's Bay nickel mine from open-pit operations to underground will cost about $2 billion, and is expected to extend its productive life to 2035.
Government and company officials told CBC News that a "significant" mining announcement would take place on Monday.
Michel Temer is expected to issue a decree next week introducing key changes to mining rules that date back to the 1960s.
The takeover offer, which expires next week, offers great exploration potential because Avanco owns a vast landholding in the copper and iron ore-rich Carajás region, second only to giant Vale.