Protests lead to fire at nickel unit in New Caledonia, Vale says

Recurring protests have led to a fire at the mine and associated infrastructure at Vale New Caledonia (VNC), the Brazilian company said on Monday December 14.

Firefighters and military forces spent the night at the site to control the incident, Vale said. The processing plant, 7 km away from the mine, was not affected, it added.

Published

Renato Rostás

December 15, 2020

13:25 GMT

São Paulo