The Brazilian miner - the world’s largest iron ore producer - has halted the pelletizing units at its Fábrica and Vargem Grande iron ore facilities
in the country's southeastern Minas Gerais state in accordance with a directive from Brazil’s national mining regulator, ANM.
Vale came under increased scrutiny from local authorities in recent months after the deadly rupture of one of its tailings dams at its Córrego do Feijão mine
in Minas Gerais in January.
It now faces restrictions...