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  • Vale on Brucutu mine operations
    Vale on Brucutu mine operations

    Jun 19, 2019 The above-mentioned decision will enable the full resumption of wet processing operations at Brucutu within 72 hours, thus increasing the average quality of Vale's product portfolio. Vale reaffirms its 2019 iron ore and pellets sales guidance of 307-332 Mt, as per previous announcement, and informs that its current sales volume will move

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  • Vale set to resume operations at Brucutu iron ore mine in
    Vale set to resume operations at Brucutu iron ore mine in

    Brucutu has an annual production capacity of 30Mtpa of iron ore, representing 8% of Vale’s annual output. It employs more than 1,700 people. The company’s operations have been under scrutiny since the tailings dam disaster. In 2015, a dam failure at Samarco, Vale’s joint venture project with BHP, killed at least 19 people

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  • Vale's Brucutu iron ore mine faces restart obstacle
    Vale's Brucutu iron ore mine faces restart obstacle

    Brazilian mining company Vale faces an obstacle to restart operations at its second-largest iron ore mine Brucutu after the government cancelled the operational licence for the Laranjeiras tailings dam that is part of the mine. A local court had ordered Vale to stop operations at the 30mn t/yr capacity Brucutu mine on 4 February

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  • Vale celebrates 10 years of Brucutu Mine
    Vale celebrates 10 years of Brucutu Mine

    Oct 07, 2016 The productive capacity of the unit is around 30 million tons. The unit is still the largest iron mine of Minas Gerais in production, and the second largest in the country, only behind Caraj s, in Par . Brucutu currently has more than 1,700 employees and about a thousand service providers. Legacy

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  • Vale suspends some operations at Brucutu iron ore
    Vale suspends some operations at Brucutu iron ore

    Sep 13, 2019 Brazilian mining company Vale has stopped operations at a portion of its second-largest iron ore mine Brucutu in the Minas Gerais province. Operations were suspended on instructions from the mining authority. The partial suspension will not affect iron ore production at the 30mn t/yr mine

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  • Brucutu Mine Archives - International Mining
    Brucutu Mine Archives - International Mining

    Sustainable sand stock yard at Brucutu Vale’s Sustainable Sand is considered a co-product of the iron ore production process. The material extracted in the form of rocks undergoes several physical processes in the plant, such as crushing, classification, grinding and concentration, until iron ore is obtained

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  • Vale halts works in one Brucutu mining front in Brazil
    Vale halts works in one Brucutu mining front in Brazil

    Brazilian-based company Vale has been ordered to stop operations at its iron ore mine in Brucutu. The mine is located in the municipality of S o Gon alo do Rio Abaixo in the Minas Gerais province. The iron ore miner said that the suspension will not hamper production at

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  • Vale forced to halt operations at Brucutu, largest mine in
    Vale forced to halt operations at Brucutu, largest mine in

    Feb 04, 2019 Brucutu, which has an annual capacity of 30 million tonnes of iron ore and has been in operations for 13 years, is the second largest mine in the country, behind Vale’s Caraj s

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  • Vale autonomous trucks have hauled 100Mt at Brucutu
    Vale autonomous trucks have hauled 100Mt at Brucutu

    Jul 02, 2021 Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) driverless trucks achieved a major milestone this week as they have moved 100 million tonnes of material since first introduced at the company’s Brucutu iron ore mine in 2016

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  • Brucutu Archives - International Mining
    Brucutu Archives - International Mining

    The Brucutu unit is the largest iron mine of Minas Gerais in production, and the second largest in the country, only behind Caraj s, in Par , according to the company

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  • Vale suspends some operations at Brucutu iron ore mine
    Vale suspends some operations at Brucutu iron ore mine

    Sep 13, 2019 Brazilian mining company Vale has stopped operations at a portion of its second-largest iron ore mine Brucutu in the Minas Gerais province. Operations were suspended on instructions from the mining authority. The partial suspension will not affect iron ore production at the 30mn t/yr mine. The mining agency thinks Vale has exceeded its mining

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  • Vale declares force majeure for iron ore; Ghana wants end
    Vale declares force majeure for iron ore; Ghana wants end

    Feb 05, 2019 Vale declares force majeure for iron ore after Brucutu suspension. Vale SA declared force majeure in iron ore and pellets sale contracts following the suspension of production at its Brucutu iron ore mine in Brazil. The company did not specify the amount of contracts affected. Brucutu has a yearly capacity of 30 million tonnes

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  • Vale starts emergency protocol to ... - Metal Bulletin
    Vale starts emergency protocol to ... - Metal Bulletin

    Nov 19, 2020 Vale starts emergency protocol to evacuate residents near Brucutu iron ore mine Brazilian miner Vale has started emergency protocols to evacuate residents near the Norte/Laranjeiras dam of the Brucutu iron ore mine in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais. The rise in the emergency level reflects a conservative approach by Vale

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  • VALE: COURT ORDERS NEW SHUTDOWN AT BRUCUTU MINE | Mining
    VALE: COURT ORDERS NEW SHUTDOWN AT BRUCUTU MINE | Mining

    May 07, 2019 A Brazilian state court has again ordered Vale to halt operations at its 30Mtpa Brucutu iron ore mine, three weeks after a lower court allowed it to proceed.The mine, Vale’s biggest in Minas Gerais state, was closed in Feb over tailings dam stability fears following the Jan 25 Feij o mine disaster that killed over 300 people.While it had voluntarily closed operations

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  • Deadly Mining Disaster Still Tests Vale Three Years Later
    Deadly Mining Disaster Still Tests Vale Three Years Later

    Jan 29, 2022 Safety concerns, analysts said, resulted in one Brazilian local authority taking longer than expected to give Vale a permit that would allow it to extend its Brucutu iron-ore mine. That project is now expected to begin in the fourth quarter, the Vale spokeswoman said

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  • ANALYSIS: Iron ore disruptions in southern Brazil may
    ANALYSIS: Iron ore disruptions in southern Brazil may

    Jan 10, 2022 Vale, Usiminas and other mine operators reported halts, including at the Brucutu and Mariana complexes, with a section of the Estrada de Ferro Vitoria a Minas railway for railing ore to Tubarao suspended. Brazil is China's second-largest source of iron ore after Australia

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  • Rio Tinto retains iron ore title as Vale disappoints | The
    Rio Tinto retains iron ore title as Vale disappoints | The

    Feb 10, 2022 Rio Tinto’s hold on the title of world No. 1 iron ore producer is safe — at least for another quarter. Vale was expected to overtake its main rival in the fourth quarter, but reported a disappointing 82.5 million tonnes of the steel-making ingredient after heavy rains restricted operations in northern Brazil

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  • Vale southern iron ore operations hit by Brazil rains
    Vale southern iron ore operations hit by Brazil rains

    Jan 10, 2022 Iron ore miner Vale said heavy rainfall in Minas Gerais, Brazil has prompted it to suspend the rail shipment of material for safety reasons. Vale's Brucutu in Minas Gerais, Brazil Commodities Bulks

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  • CLYDE RUSSELL: Iron ore rallies on Chinese demand and
    CLYDE RUSSELL: Iron ore rallies on Chinese demand and

    Jan 27, 2022 CLYDE RUSSELL: Iron ore rallies on Chinese demand and disruptions in Australia 27 January 2022 - 18:44 Clyde Russell Dump trucks transport mined iron ore at Vale’s Brucutu mine in Bar o de

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  • Minas Gerais Suspension On Brucutu Mine Pushed Iron Ore
    Minas Gerais Suspension On Brucutu Mine Pushed Iron Ore

    May 07, 2019 Iron ore prices rose in the international market amid suspension of shackled Vale?s Brucutu mine once again, which is again estimated by the market participants to create a supply disruption. The prices previously fell over the arrival of shipments

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  • Autonomous trucks made Brucutu safer, says Vale as 100Mt
    Autonomous trucks made Brucutu safer, says Vale as 100Mt

    Jul 02, 2021 Autonomous offroad trucks at the Brucutu mine have moved 100-million tons of material since the implementation of autonomous hauling in 2016, and Brazilian major Vale says that the mine’s safety

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  • Environmental agency cancels Vale’s operating license for
    Environmental agency cancels Vale’s operating license for

    Feb 07, 2019 Brucutu is the largest mine in the company’s southeastern system, with capacity to produce around 30 million tonnes per year of iron ore. The court ruling has led Vale to declare force majeure on a number of iron ore and pellet contracts

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