Samarco is a joint venture between BHP and Vale and has been closed since late 2015
, when a tailings dam failed and flooded the nearby Rio Doce river in southeastern Brazil.
On October 25, the pellet producer received an environmental permit
needed to restart production of its Germano complex. According to Vale and BHP, that was the last license necessary to resume activities.
Samarco plans to restart operations between the third and...