Vale restarts Salobo copper mine ops after 18-day downtime

Vale has restarted a conveyor belt at its Salobo copper mine in Brazil following an 18-day stoppage due to a fire, the multi-metal producer said on Friday October 22.

Activities at the site’s processing plant resumed on Friday, and the company will subsequently ramp up copper concentrate output on Monday October 25.

An estimated 8,000 tonnes of copper production was lost because of that downtime, Vale said; the company...

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Renato Rostás

October 22, 2021

21:16 GMT

São Paulo