Vale lowers alert level at Vargem Grande dam

Vale has lowered the alert level at its Vargem Grande dam following a series of structural improvements made since January in the wake of a deadly breach of another.

“The Vargem Grande dam, located in the Abóboras mine in Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil, had its emergency action plan for mining dams level reduced from 2 to 1,” Vale said on Wednesday June 5.
Vale did not announce any related changes to either its iron ore production or sales forecast.

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Deepali Sharma

June 06, 2019

08:45 GMT