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Vale SA reopens nickel mines in Ontario

Mining company Vale SA (Brazil) resumes in the previously closed mining nickel mines, located in Ontario, Canada.

Suspension of the above-mentioned objects was associated with a number of accidents in the mines of Thompson, Coleman and Stobie, leading (in a few months) to the death of four workers of the company. According voiced by representatives of Vale's, on-site mining carried out deep check with respect to safety, and the appropriate set of measures implemented to eliminate identified deviations from the norm. «Mines are commissioned gradually — as fix defects and modernization of equipment» — the report said representatives of the Vale. «The final issue on the Canadian nickel deposits, we plan to decide by the end of this month» — launch date has identified the mines mining company management.

Vale SAbyla formed in 1942 in the city of Itabira (Minas Gerais, Brazil). Today the organization is the second largest the nickel company in the world, as well as one of the three world leaders of all mining structures. Besides nickel assets to Vale's investment portfolio securities of companies focused on the extraction and processing of iron ore, copper, cobalt, manganese, and other resources.

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