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  • IRON ORE: Vale kicks relief efforts into high gear following dam failure

    January 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Four days after the failure of one of its tailings dams at the Feijao iron ore mine in Brumadinho, owner Vale SA is kicking its relief efforts into high gear. The release of the rusty-coloured sludge when the

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    Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

  • TAILINGS: BHP Billiton, Vale release Samarco dam report

    August 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – A panel of four geotechnical experts has released its findings into the tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ore mine on Nov. 5, 2015. The panel was commissioned by BHP Billiton and Vale SA, co-owners of the

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    ENGINEERING: R&D success from CEMI’s 6-year SUMIT program

    June 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – CEMI (the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) has completed a one of a kind $6.7 million collaborative R&D initiative. The SUMIT Program (Smart Underground Monitoring & Integrated Technologies for deep mines) is aimed at developing and advancing smart