Samarco obtains preliminary, installation licenses for new tailings deposit

Samarco has obtained preliminary and installation licenses to use the Alegria Sul caves to deposit tailings, as part of the process to resume iron ore pelletizing operations in Brazil’s south-eastern Minas Gerais state.

The permits were granted by Minas Gerais’s environmental secretariat, Semad, on Monday December 11. There is no estimated time for the resumption of pellet production, Samarco told Metal Bulletin late on Tuesday December 12. “To resume operations,...


Ana Paula Camargo

December 13, 2017

13:47 GMT

São Paulo