Anglo said there was leakage of a mixture of iron ore and water to a local watershed.
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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.
During a meeting with investors and analysts in Sao Paulo, Vale’s investor relations director, André Figueiredo, said it seemed “natural” for his company to become the sole owner of the project.
Brazilian mining giant is retaining control of the TIPLAM port terminal, which was originally included in the deal.
The Canadian miner wants to increase production to 135,000 ounces of gold per year.
Markets where technology hasn’t substantially shortened the supply cycle and where cost are rising (ie copper) have the greatest long-term upside in prices
The South American miner wants to retain control of the TIPLAM port terminal, which is an asset originally included in the deal.
The new company based in Vancouver will focus on finishing construction of the Aurizona Gold Mine in Brazil.
More than half the 2017 combined market cap gains for the world's largest listed miners accrued to just five firms as gold producers drop out of top 10.
Workers at Vale's Mozambique Moatize coal mine downed tools on Friday in a dispute over bonus payments, paralysing work at the plant.
A report released today documents human rights abuse tied to a Canadian mine in Brazil, a project operated by a subsidiary of Kinross Gold.
The company also said is ready to shut Caledonia mine mid-next year if it has not found a strategic partner ready to buy a 20 to 40% stake in the project.
Brazil's Vale is prepared to unleash as much as 50 million metric tons of spare capacity to balance the market if prices get too high.