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Vale launches dry pilot plant

Vale launches dry pilot plant

Must set aside US$1.5 billion for possible Brumadinho fine

Bulks

16 JULY 2020
Energy supply depends on water; water supply depends on energy

Energy supply depends on water; water supply depends on energy

Water-energy nexus bringing cultural change to miners

Leadership

23 JUNE 2020
Vale's progress in two court cases

Vale's progress in two court cases

A settlement and no need for guarantee

Bulks

15 JUNE 2020
Vale unveils plans for new plant

Vale unveils plans for new plant

Iron ore miner to spend up to US$100M on facility

Bulks

11 FEBRUARY 2020
"Samarco currently expects to restart its operations around the end of 2020"

"Samarco currently expects to restart its operations around the end of 2020"

Vale/BHP JV licensed for reduced restart

Bulks

28 OCTOBER 2019
Vale reports second consecutive quarterly loss

Vale reports second consecutive quarterly loss

Makes further US$2 billion in writedowns related to two fatal dam collapses

Profit & Loss

01 AUGUST 2019
Sigma gains approvals for TSF-free lithium plant in Brazil

Sigma gains approvals for TSF-free lithium plant in Brazil

Design does not include a tailings dam

Energy Minerals News

12 JUNE 2019
Tailings dam risks on display

Tailings dam risks on display

Mining majors respond to ethical investors' request for details

Politics

10 JUNE 2019
Tailings design needs judgement, not process

Tailings design needs judgement, not process

Managing an evolving piece of potentially murderous infrastructure needs some common sense

BHP hit with record UK lawsuit

BHP hit with record UK lawsuit

Miner "woefully negligent", according to claim

Leadership

08 MAY 2019
Dam disasters building pressure

Dam disasters building pressure

ESG issues likely to move from a trend to a genuine disruptor for development groups

Miner's right

18 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale's Schvartsman: the boy crying wolf?

Vale's Schvartsman: the boy crying wolf?

Engineer says Vale CEO would have to go to prison for change to happen

Sustainability

28 JANUARY 2019