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Samarco hits back at creditors in battle over Brazil ...

The dissenting creditors are owed R$22bn ($4.3bn). The battle between Samarco and its creditors comes more than five years after the breach …

Samarco Tailings Dam Failure in Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil

2019-2-22 · To the Brazilian policy makers (both in government and in the neoliberal opposition) the tailings dams failure at Samarco''s Germano mine (Samarco is owned by Vale and BHP Billiton) in Mariana (not far from Ouro …

Operations restart at Samarco

2020-12-23 · Samarco Mineração S.A. has met the licensing requirements to restart operations at its Germano complex in Minas Gerais and its Ubu complex in Espírito Santo, Brazil, and has commenced iron ore ...

Samarco Iron Ore Mine, Alegria, Brazil

Samarco project in South East Brazil is an integrated open pit mine, pipeline and port operation producing iron ore pellets, jointly owned by BHP Billiton and Vale. In 2005, the boards of the two companies approved construction of a third pellet …

From mine to the port

This is where Samarco''s production process begins. The unit is located in Mariana and Ouro Preto, municipalities with a mining background that are relevant to the history of Minas Gerais and Brazil. The Germano Complex is home to the Alegria Mine, where the iron ore is extracted.

Samarco dam disaster: dealing with the ...

2018-7-30 · In 2015, a dam collapse at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil killed 19 people and devastated the Doce River valley. Three years on, a class action …

About us

Samarco was born as a project in 1971, from the union of the companies Marcona Corporation and S / A Mineração Trindade (Samitri). While Marcona had experience in iron ore concentration and pelletizing, Samitri owned the mining rights in the "Alegria Complex", in MG, rich in itabiritic ore - low in iron content and never before explored in Brazil.

Samarco Project | History

Samarco was born as a project in 1971, from the union of the companies Marcona Corporation and S / A Mineração Trindade (Samitri). While Marcona had experience in iron ore concentration and pelletizing, Samitri owned the mining rights in the "Alegria Complex", in MG, rich in itabiritic ore - low in iron content and never before explored in Brazil.

Brazil wants Samarco to stop leaks before operations ...

2016-4-6 · Samarco Mineração SA will not receive Brazilian government authorization to resume iron ore mining operations at the site of a dam burst …

Samarco Mineração

A Samarco é uma empresa de capital fechado que atua no segmento de mineração, uma joint venture de propriedade da Vale e BHP. Com sede em Belo Horizonte (MG), temos unidades operacionais em Minas Gerais e no Espírito Santo. Nosso principal produto são as pelotas de minério de ferro, matéria-prima para a produção de aço pela indústria ...

Major Mines & Projects | Alegria | Germano Mine

Banded iron formation. Summary: Itabirite ore type. Samarco''s Alegria mine complex and Germano mine, located in Mariana, Minas Gerais, is in the same region as Vale''s Southeastern System - Quadrilatero Femfero (Iron Quadrangle). Ore reserves with high ratios of itabirite ore relative to hematite ore type. Itabirite ore has iron grade of 35-60%.

2012-10-5 · At 396km, this iron ore slurry pipeline is the world''s longest and offers environmental safety and 99% average availability. The new slurry pipeline built in 2008 also measures 396km. Samarco Mineracão''s Alegria iron ore mine is in Brazil''s Iron Quadrangle, about 4.5km north of the depleted Germano deposit.

Samarco: Dealing with Disasters

Environment The 2015 dam collapse at Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil killed 19 people and devastated the Doce River Valley. Could the companies involved have done more at the time? And three years on, what has been done to remediate …

Potential risks of the residue from Samarco''s mine dam ...

On November 5th, 2015, Samarco''s iron mine dam - called Fundão - spilled 50-60 million m 3 of mud into Gualaxo do Norte, a river that belongs to Rio Doce Basin. Approximately 15 km 2 were flooded along the rivers Gualaxo do Norte, Carmo and Doce, reaching the Atlantic Ocean on November 22nd, 2015. Six days after, our group collected mud, soil and water samples in …

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2022-1-2 · BHP and Vale have confirmed their joint venture Samarco iron ore business has restarted operations in Brazil, more than five years after the failure of the Fundão dam led to its suspension.. Samarco''s gradual restart of operations incorporates concentrator 3 at the Germano complex in Minas Gerais and pelletising plant 4 at Ubu in Espírito Santo, as well as a new …

BHP disaster unfolds in Samarco mine in Brazil

2015-11-6 · BHP Billiton was last night facing one of the worst disasters in its 130-year history after sludge from two burst mining dams at the Samarco iron ore joint venture in …

Samarco Mineração

A Samarco é um uma empresa com logística própria integrada, que contempla: minas e concentradores para o beneficiamento de minério de ferro, usinas de pelotização, minerodutos que ligam as unidades operacionais, de Minas Gerais ao Espírito Santo, e terminal portuário para escoamento da produção.

The world''s biggest iron ore mines

2014-2-19 · The world''s second biggest iron ore mine, Samarco Alegria is located in the state of Minas Gerais in south-east Brazil. The mine contained 2.97 billion tonnes of iron ore in proven and probable reserves as of December 2012.

BHP restarts operations at Samarco five years after Brazil ...

2020-12-23 · BHP Group Ltd said on Thursday it had met licensing requirements to restart operations and had begun iron ore pellet production at its Samarco joint venture with Brazil''s Vale SA, five years after ...

Brazil miner Samarco offers creditors shares or 85% ...

2021-6-11 · A general view of the work site of a iron ore mine operated by Samarco owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd in Mariana, Brazil, November 11, 2015.

BHP restarts operations at Samarco five years after tragic ...

2020-12-23 · BHP Group Ltd said on Thursday it had met licensing requirements to restart operations and had begun iron ore pellet production at its Samarco joint venture with Brazil''s Vale SA, five years ...

Samarco bondholders rebuff restructuring plan ...

2021-12-28 · Samarco, a joint venture between BHP Group and Brazil''s Vale SA, was granted bankruptcy protection by a Brazilian court in April and has …

Brazil set to sue BHP Billiton, Vale, Samarco for $7.2 ...

2015-11-30 · In its latest update on the dam burst and massive flood at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil, BHP Billiton said Brazilian authorities planned to sue it, …

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On 9 April 2021, Samarco Mineração S.A. (Samarco) announced that it filed for judicial reorganisation (JR) with the Commercial Courts of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Samarco''s JR filing is a last-resort response to multiple legal actions filed by certain Samarco financial creditors in the U.S. and Brazil.

Brazil''s Vale to resume operations at Alegria mine in ...

2019-11-4 · According to the company, approximately 42Mtpa of iron ore production capacity remains suspended. Owned by Samarco Mineracão, which is a joint venture of BHP Billiton and Vale with each holding 50%, Alegria iron ore mine is in Brazil''s Iron Quadrangle, within the districts of Mariana and Ouro Preto in the state of Minas Gerais.

Brazil prosecutors seek final settlement over Samarco dam ...

2021-7-10 · The dam collapse at the Samarco iron ore mine near the town of Mariana in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is widely regarded as the …

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2021-10-7 · Samarco is a privately held company that operates in the mining industry, owned in equal parts by Vale and BHP. Our headquarters are in Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, and we have operational units in both Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo. Our main product consists of iron ore pellets, a raw material used in the fabrication of steel.

Samarco: Dealing with Disasters

 · Environment The 2015 dam collapse at Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil killed 19 people and devastated the Doce River Valley. Could the companies involved have done more at the time? And three years on, what has been done …

Who should we blame for the Brazil mining dam disaster?

2015-11-12 · The Samarco iron ore mine is a joint-venture between Brazilian mining company Vale and Australian company BHP. Fresh reports indicate that Brazilian researchers had reported on the risk the ...

Vale closes two mines in Brazil after ...

2021-6-7 · The Alegria iron ore mine is located in Iron Quadrangle, within the districts of Mariana and Ouro Preto in Minas Gerais. It is owned by Samarco Mineracão, which is a joint venture of BHP Billiton and Vale with each holding a …