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Iron Ore and Pellets Vale

Vale is the world’s biggest producer of iron ore and pellets, raw materials essential to the manufacture of steel. Iron ore is found in nature in the form of rocks, mixed with other elements. By means of various industrial processes incorporating cutting-edge technology, iron ore

Vale to build New Steel plant and boost dry iron ore

Feb 07, 2020 Vale to build New Steel plant and boost dry iron ore processing aims Posted by Daniel Gleeson on 7th February 2020 Vale says it plans to invest up to $100 million to build an industrial plant for dry magnetic concentration of low-grade iron ore, bolstering its efforts to eradicate wet tailings facilities at its mines.

Dry Processing Vale

In the last 10 years, Vale invested almost R$66 billion in facilities and development of technologies for the dry iron ore processing production. Today, most of our iron ore production (about 60%) is through dry processing.

Vale begins operations at Vargem Grande filtration plant

Mar 18, 2021 Brazilian mining firm Vale has commenced operating a tailings filtration plant at its Vargem Grande iron ore complex in the state of Minas Gerais. The new facility, which represents the first of four filtration plants to be operated at the company’s sites in the state, is expected to reduce dependence on dams.

Vale starts dry iron ore concentration pilot with New

Vale has inaugurated its new dry pilot plant for processing iron ore in Minas Gerais, Brazil, as it continues to reduce its use of water in ore and waste processing. The Brazilian technology, known as FDMS (Fines Dry Magnetic Separation), is unique and has been developed by New Steel a company Vale acquired in late 2018 .

Vale to build New Steel plant and boost dry iron ore

Vale to build New Steel plant and boost dry iron ore processing aims Posted by Daniel Gleeson on 7th February 2020 Vale says it plans to invest up to $100 million to build an industrial plant for dry magnetic concentration of low-grade iron ore, bolstering its efforts to eradicate wet tailings facilities at its mines.

Vale begins operations at Vargem Grande filtration plant

Brazilian mining firm Vale has commenced operating a tailings filtration plant at its Vargem Grande iron ore complex in the state of Minas Gerais. The new facility, which represents the first of four filtration plants to be operated at the company’s sites in the state, is expected to reduce dependence on dams.

Vale's (VALE) '20 Iron Production Dips on COVID-19 Impact

Feb 05, 2021 Vale S.A.’s VALE iron ore production for 2020 was 300.4 million tons (Mt), in-line with the guidance of 300-305 Mt. Notably, the company registered higher production levels for nickel and cobalt

Vale starts Vargem Grande Complex filtration plant

Mar 18, 2021 Still in 2021, Vale expects to start-up the first filtration plant in the Itabira Complex. Throughout 2022, the second filtration plant at the Itabira Complex and the first at the Brucutu site will start operating. The four tailings filtration plants will serve beneficiation plants that have a total capacity to process 64 million tpy of iron ore.

Iron ore and pellets Vale

Vale is the world’s biggest producer of iron ore and pellets, raw materials essential to the manufacture of steel. Iron ore is found in nature in the form of rocks, mixed with other elements. By means of various industrial processes incorporating cutting-edge technology, iron ore

Vale backs massive iron ore expansion Australian Mining

Aug 17, 2020 Vale backs massive iron ore expansion. August 17, It will deliver new mining areas, implement new processing lines at the plant and duplicate the long-distance belt conveyor.

Vale's New Steel expects first plant startup in 2022 Reuters

Using pioneering dry iron ore processing technology, Brazilian miner Vale SA's wholly owned New Steel plans to put its first industrial plant into operation in 2022, its CEO Ivan Montenegro told

Iron ore price surges on Vale’s 2021 production outlook

Iron ore prices jumped on Thursday after Vale reported 4Q20 output of 84.5 million tonnes, a 5% decline from the third quarter (88.6 million tonnes).

Top five iron ore producing companies of the world

Sep 01, 2020 Vale’s Caraj á s iron mine located in the north of the country is one of the world’s largest facilities. Possessing about 7.2 billion metric tonnes of proven iron ore reserves, its daily production amounts to 300,000 metric tonnes. The ore mined here is considered of the highest quality. Iron ore processing (Credit: Bishnu Sarangi/Pixabay)

Vale's New Steel expects first plant startup in 2022 Nasdaq

Feb 05, 2020 Using pioneering dry iron ore processing technology, Brazilian miner Vale SA's wholly owned New Steel plans to put its first industrial plant into

Vale starts tailings filtration plant at Vargem Grande

Vale expects to start-up a first filtration plant in its Itabira Complex this year, and a second in 2022, while next year the first at its Brucutu site will start operating. The four tailings filtration plants will serve beneficiation plants that have a total capacity to process 64 Mtpy of iron ore.

Vale to invest 11 billion reais in dry iron ore processing

May 15, 2019 Vale has invested nearly R$ 66 billion * (US$ 17.5 billion) installing and expanding the use of dry processing, using natural moisture, in iron ore production in its operations in Brazil over the last 10 years. By not using water in the process, no tailings are generated and, therefore, there is

Vale launches pilot plant for dry magnetic separation

Jul 16, 2020 Vale (NYSE: VALE) has launched in Minas Gerais, Brazil, a pilot plant with magnetic concentration of low-grade iron ore, without using water.

Vale to build New Steel plant and boost dry iron ore

Vale to build New Steel plant and boost dry iron ore processing aims Posted by Daniel Gleeson on 7th February 2020 Vale says it plans to invest up to $100 million to build an industrial plant for dry magnetic concentration of low-grade iron ore, bolstering its efforts to eradicate wet tailings facilities at its mines.

Vale's New Steel expects first plant startup in 2022 Nasdaq

Feb 05, 2020 Using pioneering dry iron ore processing technology, Brazilian miner Vale SA's wholly owned New Steel plans to put its first industrial plant into

Vale starts tailings filtration plant at Vargem Grande

Vale expects to start-up a first filtration plant in its Itabira Complex this year, and a second in 2022, while next year the first at its Brucutu site will start operating. The four tailings filtration plants will serve beneficiation plants that have a total capacity to process 64 Mtpy of iron ore.

Vale launches pilot plant for dry magnetic separation

Jul 16, 2020 Vale (NYSE: VALE) has launched in Minas Gerais, Brazil, a pilot plant with magnetic concentration of low-grade iron ore, without using water.

Vale unit expects 1st dry iron ore processing plant to go

Vale will invest up to US$100 million in the proposed 1.5 million-tonne-per-annum plant that is likely to be built in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, Reuters reported.

Vale reduces 2020 iron ore output forecast MINING.COM

Dec 02, 2020 Vale (NYSE: VALE) announced on Wednesday it expects to produce 300-305 million tonnes of iron ore this year, missing a previously lowered 2020 target of at least 310 million tonnes.

Vale opens plant to make mining waste into construction

MINING company Vale has opened a pilot plant that will make products for civil construction using mining tailings, helping to foster circular economy within local iron ore processing activities. The plant will offer a sustainable material for construction products as

Vale to invest 11 billion reais in dry iron ore processing

May 15, 2019 Vale has invested nearly R$ 66 billion * (US$ 17.5 billion) installing and expanding the use of dry processing, using natural moisture, in iron ore production in its operations in Brazil over the last 10 years. By not using water in the process, no tailings are generated and, therefore, there is

Top five iron ore producing companies of the world

Sep 01, 2020 Vale’s Caraj á s iron mine located in the north of the country is one of the world’s largest facilities. Possessing about 7.2 billion metric tonnes of proven iron ore reserves, its daily production amounts to 300,000 metric tonnes. The ore mined here is considered of the highest quality. Iron ore processing (Credit: Bishnu Sarangi/Pixabay)

Vale’s dam accident to have significant impact on the iron

A significant proportion of Brazil’s iron ore does not require much processing, especially in the Para state, home to Vale’s Northern System. However, most of the country’s iron ore is produced in the Minas Gerais, a state dominated by a type of ore called Itabirite that has an Fe content between 30–58%.

Vale's (VALE) '20 Iron Production Dips on COVID-19 Impact

Vale S.A.’s VALE iron ore production for 2020 was 300.4 million tons (Mt), in-line with the guidance of 300-305 Mt. Notably, the company registered higher production levels for nickel and cobalt

Vale S.A. Wikipedia

Vale S.A. (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a Brazilian multinational corporation engaged in metals and mining and one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil. Vale, formerly Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (the Sweet River Valley Company, referring to the Doce River), is the largest producer of iron ore and nickel in the world. Vale also produces manganese, ferroalloys, copper, bauxite, potash

Vale inaugurates pilot plant for dry magnetic separation

Jul 20, 2020 Vale recently inaugurated, in Minas Gerais state, a pilot plant for magnetic concentration of low-grade ore without using water. The Brazilian technology, known as FDMS (Fines Dry Magnetic Separation), is unique and has been developed by New Steel a company acquired in late 2018. The pilot plant, which cost US$3 million, is the first step towards the construction of an industrial plant that

Vale invests in technology to reduce the use of tailings

The plants that use dry processing in Minas depend on the availability of high-grade ore around 60% that can be found in some mines of the state. To achieve the required quality and be included in Vale's product portfolio, this ore must be blended with the ore from Carajás this blending is carried out at Vale's Distribution Centers in