The leak in the pipeline, which carries slurry to a port in Rio de Janeiro state, occurred on March 12 and forced the miner to suspend operations until March 27.
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Altamira Gold is mimicking big players' strategies in the Juruena Belt.
It said the leak of non-hazardous iron ore slurry was stopped within eight minutes and caused no disruption to local water supply.
A document by Brazilian environmental watchdog Ibama seen by Reuters said Anglo American would only be allowed to resume operations once it demonstrates the pipeline's security.
The U.S.-based online activist network launched a campaign to gather signatures to oppose the construction of the Volta Grande project.
The miner is working towards reactivating its Aranzazu and São Francisco gold projects in Mexico and Brazil, respectively.
Oz Minerals offers top dollar for Avanco which boasts top private equity players and Glencore as major shareholders.
The accident killed 19 people, left hundreds homeless and unemployed and caused sludge to wash downstream into the neighbouring state of Espírito Santo.
The share sale may be worth up to $2.4 billion if BNDESPar, the investment arm of state development bank BNDES, also sells part of its Vale stake.
It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.
Mining is a dirty business, but Anglo American Plc Chief Executive Officer Mark Cutifani says it doesn’t have to be.
Anglo said there was leakage of a mixture of iron ore and water to a local watershed.
Workers had downed tools on Monday to demand higher wages and better benefits, according to a union leader.
Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.
Norsk Hydro ASA to resume full operations at its unit Hydro Alunorte, a court said, in the latest setback after allegations it had contaminated water in the area.
Eike Batista, the former billionaire who lost his fortune and spent time in jail for alleged corruption, has a new headache: a lawsuit from his ex-wife.
Samarco Mineracao – a Vale-BHP joint venture – ceased operations in November 2015 following a deadly tailings dam burst.
Vale said in a securities filing that net income totaled $771 million, compared with an average consensus estimate of $2.537 billion.
Company became the latest top miner to report soaring profits, hefty dividends and lighter debt burden.
Output of the steelmaking material reached 366.5 million tonnes last year, boosted by record high productionat Vale's northern system, which composed of its Carajás, Serra Leste and the massive S11D mine.
With the acquisition of two hydroelectric plants, the miner expects to eliminate about 70% of future power purchases.
They also claim miner offloaded the asset to avoid paying for environmental damage caused by an accident at its floating dock, which killed six people and dragged vehicles, equipment and large amounts of iron ore into the Amazon River.
Anglo American's Minas Rio iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state has nameplate capacity of 26.5m tonnes per year.
The company beat expectations on Thursday with a 5% increase in 2017 production.
Receiving the necessary licences would allow the company to continue operating in the state of Minas Gerais, where the iron ore mine is located, for at least another 15 years.