Vale to resume Voisey's Bay nickel mine ops in early July

Brazilian iron ore and metals producer Vale has scheduled the reopening of its Canada-based Voisey’s Bay nickel unit to early July, following the end of care and maintenance status into effect since March 16 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the company said on Thursday June 18.

Production at the site is expected to ramp up through July and reach full capacity by the beginning of August, Vale added. The company will carry out scheduled maintenance in the next few days in June.

The nickel mine at Voisey’s Bay, located in the Canadian northeastern...

Published

Renato Rostás

June 18, 2020

17:13 GMT

São Paulo