Vale produces first ore at Voisey's Bay nickel ops expansion

Brazilian miner Vale has produced the first ore at its Voisey's Bay nickel operation expansion in Canada - exploring underground reserves - after 16 years of open-pit mining, the company said on Tuesday June 15.

Located in the Canadian northern Labrador region, the underground operation has a capacity of 40,000 tonnes per year of nickel concentrate and will first explore the Reid Brook ore deposit, before exploring the Eastern Deeps...

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Renato Rostás

June 15, 2021

15:37 GMT

São Paulo