Vale’s Mangaratiba iron ore terminal in Brazil reopens

The Ilha de Guaiba terminal exports nearly 40 million tonnes of iron ore a year. (Image courtesy of Vale.)

The environmental agency of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state said on Thursday it has allowed Vale’s iron ore terminal in Mangaratiba to reopen.

Earlier authorities had closed the Ilha de Guaiba terminal, which exports nearly 40 million tons of iron ore a year, saying it had been operating without a required permit.


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