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Vale & BHP Samarco operations to restart

Mining giants Vale and BHP are set to restart the operation of the Samarco iron ore facilities more than five years after the environmental tragedy that saw 43.7 million cubic metres of mine tailings...

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Protest at Vale New Caledonia site

A protest has occurred at Vale’s nickel mining site in New Caledonia resulting in the site being evacuated and military protection being established on the mine’s perimeter. The protest...

Batteries as a Service

Epiroc charges forward with Batteries as a Service

The world’s first Batteries as a Service (BaaS) agreement has been finalised in Canada, with Vale and Epiroc partnering on this innovative new approach for utilizing battery technology in mining...

mining camp quarantine

Unions clarify position on quarantine at mining camps

The AWU and the CFMEU have clarified the position of unions associated with potential mining camp quarantining of workers. The two powerful mining unions believe that the quarantining workers in...

Vale ship Stellar Banner ship

Vale ship grounded leaking oil

As Vale begins recovery processes associated with the Brumadinho disaster, another environmental disaster is looming off the coast of North Brazil. A contracted ship carrying Vale iron ore to China...

the brumadinho tragedy has resulted in removal of vale from corporate human rights benchmark

Charges laid over Vale Brumadinho tailings dam collapse

Prosecutors in Brazil’s, State of Minas Gerais have laid charges over the Vale Brumadinho Tailings Dam collapse that claimed the life of approximately 270 people. The prosecutors laid homicide...

AMSJ April 2022