Volta Grande Mining News

Brazil suspends Belo Sun's gold mine licence, stock collapses

The company's Volta Grande project is posed to become the country's largest gold mine.

FLSmidth awarded first phase of EPC contract for gold mine

Belo Sun Mining Corp. has awarded FLSmidth the first phase of an EPC contract for the Volta Grande gold mine processing plant in Brazil’s Amazon region.

Locals ask Brazil to suspend Belo Sun’s gold mine licence

Opponents claim the miner intends to use cyanide, depositing toxic waste in a dam located just 1.5 km from the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon.

Belo Sun gold project feasibility study to draw investors back — CIBC

The recently completed feasibility study should whet investors appetite, say analysts.

Brazil revokes Canadian Belo Sun’s license to gold mine in Amazon

Ruling says the miner failed to assess the impact on local indigenous communities.

Brazilian court suspends country's largest gold mining project

Belo Sun Mining says it will appeal the decision.