Brazil court maintains standstill at Vale ferro-nickel unit Onça Puma

A regional appeals court in the Brazilian northern state of Pará has maintained its previous ruling to suspend Vale’s ferro-nickel mine Onça Puma, located near the city of Ourilândia do Norte, the federal prosecutors’ office said on March 1.

The federal regional court 1 (TRF-1), which issued the decision, had previously denied an appeal from Vale to keep the unit running on February 7. This came after a similar decision was published on November 13.

The case has been back and forth in Brazil’s legal...


Renato Rostás

March 07, 2019

16:35 GMT

São Paulo