Vale eases Asia pellet drought with Vargem Grande restart

Vale resumed operations at its pelletizing plant in Vargem Grande, Nova Lima, Brazil, on Wednesday January 20, it said on Thursday January 21.

Operations at the pelletizing plant had been halted since February 2019 after the Brumadinho tailings dam disaster in January 2019.
The pelletizing plant in Vargem Grande has an annual production of 7 million tonnes, but the plant is expected to produce approximately 4-5 million tonnes per year in 2021, the Brazilian mining major said.

Vale gradually resumed parts of operations at its Northern System - its Itabira and Timbopeba...

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Alex Theo

Yu Zihao

January 22, 2021

09:16 GMT

Singapore