The company said if long-delayed permit for its massive iron ore mine is not issued next month as expected, it would have to shut it by Sep. 2018.
Brazil Mining News
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According to the UN Environment Program's latest report, most of the 40 significant mine waste accidents in the past decade have involved dams or other storage areas that failed.
BMI predicts that iron ore prices will remain on a long-term gradual downtrend until at least 2021.
Under the terms of the collective agreement, employees do not get paid when work is not available.
Canadian gold miner provides an update on exploration activities completed to date in 2017.
Production goals for Vale's Carajas project, the world's largest open-air iron ore mine, are directly tied to cargo shipments on its railroad there, which carries output to Brazil's Ponta da Madeira port.
Samarco JV iron ore mine in Brazil remains closed two years after deadly dam burst.
Zinc major Nexa Resources up more than 12% since Friday's IPO.
Third quarter results for the Brazilian miner, the world's top iron ore producer, show a 19 million tonne gap between sales and output.
While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.
The agency is urging mining companies to put safety first and avoid erecting dams using methods that are known to be high risk.
Iron ore production rose 3.3% compared with the same period last year to hit a fresh quarterly record of 95.1 million tonnes.
Move is part of a wider review of low performing assets after new Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman took charge in June.
The latest demonstration of the viability of deepwater projects, even in the post-2014 oil industry era, comes from none other than Brazil.
Scientists say that under the peculiar conditions present deep in the Earth's mantle, iron carbonates can play a role in forming diamonds.
There is a strong correlation between the location of BIF caves and the presence of iron ores of global economic significance
It would have opened up for mining a vast national reserve in the country’s Amazon, larger than the size of Switzerland.
The Mineracao Rio do Norte (MRN) bauxite mine is experiencing problems with its tailing systems due to a water shortage caused by dry weather.
A look into the work experiences, lives, and health risks of garimpeiros, illegal Brazilian gold miners.
Public prosecutor for the state of Minas Gerais, where the iron ore mine is located, ordered the company to reschedule two public meetings as it had failed to inform of it to all communities potentially affected by the planned expansion.
Brazil-based mining company Votorantim Metais Holding SA filed on Thursday for an initial public offering in New York and Toronto, to tap into a wide base of investors betting on a long-term recovery in zinc, copper, lead and silver prices.
Benchmark price down 7.4% on Thursday.
He intends to buy as much as 1.5 billion pounds (about$2 billion) worth of additional Anglo American shares.
The company is also interested in investing in the electricity sector itself or through a joint venture.