Vale expects 'no major consequence' from slope slippage at Gongo Soco mine

Brazil-based miner Vale said fragments of the northern slope of the Gongo Soco mine pit slipped early on Friday May 31 but did not have any adverse effects on the nearby Sul Superior dam.

"These pieces settled gently at the bottom of the pit, with early assessments indicating that the wall is sliding gradually, verifying evaluations that any further slippage should occur without major consequence," Vale said.

Vale recently observed a displacement of a slope at the mine pit, which is located in the country's southeastern...


Felipe Peroni

May 31, 2019

20:03 GMT

São Paulo