Vale gets state agency nod to restart Brucutu iron ore mine

Vale has received the go-ahead from a state agency to restart mining operations at its 30-million-tonnes-per-year Brucutu iron ore mine in Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil.

The miner had obtained court approval earlier this week to resume operations at its Laranjeiras tailings dam, which is connected to the Brucutu mine.

But it held off from resuming mining at Brucutu to wait for a response from the State Agency for Environment & Sustainable Development (Semad), the government body...


Deepali Sharma

March 22, 2019

05:43 GMT