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Brazil prosecutors ask court to remove Vale managers over safety concerns

03 Sep 2020

Rio de Janeiro Federal prosecutors in Brazil's Minas Gerais state are seeking a court order for miner Vale SA to replace executives they accuse of disregarding safety procedures following two deadly mining disasters.

In northern Brazil, iron ore keeps flowing as Vale miners battle coronavirus

29 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO In late April, Evaldo Fidelis, a 35-year-old tractor operator at Vale SA's massive iron ore mine in northern Brazil, came down with a dry cough.

In northern Brazil, iron ore keeps flowing as Vale miners battle coronavirus

29 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 29 In late April, Evaldo Fidelis, a 35-year-old tractor operator at Vale SA's massive iron ore mine in northern Brazil, came down with a dry cough.

Exclusive: Coronavirus spreads in Brazil's oilfields, as 6 offshore operators register cases

26 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Norway's Equinor ASA, Brazil's Dommo Energia SA and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least six oil producers that have registered coronavirus cases among employees or contractors at facilities off the coast of Brazil, according to industry and regulatory sources.

EXCLUSIVE-Coronavirus spreads in Brazil's oilfields, as five offshore operators register cases

26 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 26 Norway's Equinor ASA and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least five oil producers that have registered coronavirus cases among employees or contractors at facilities off the coast of Brazil, according to industry and regulatory sources.

Shell has begun drilling Saturn offshore block, Brazil chief says

21 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Royal Dutch Shell has begun drilling the Saturn block in the Santos pre-salt basin, the company's Brazil chief said on Thursday, adding that Brazil faces hurdles to remain attractive in a low-price environment.

Shell has begun drilling Saturn offshore block, Brazil chief says

21 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 21 Royal Dutch Shell has begun drilling the Saturn block in the Santos pre-salt basin, the company's Brazil chief said on Thursday, adding that Brazil faces hurdles to remain attractive in a low-price environment.

Brazil mining sector will quickly bounce back after COVID-19 disruption: Ibram

20 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's mining sector is likely to be the first to rebound from the economic shock of the coronavirus outbreak due to large iron ore capacity and already-growing demand from China, the president of industry association Ibram told Reuters.

Brazil mining sector will quickly bounce back after COVID-19 disruption - Ibram

20 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 19 Brazil's mining sector is likely to be the first to rebound from the economic shock of the coronavirus outbreak due to large iron ore capacity and already-growing demand from China, the president of industry association Ibram told Reuters.

Brazil miner Vale to spend $2 billion to cut carbon emissions 33% by 2030

13 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian miner Vale SA plans to spend at least $2 billion to cut both its direct and indirect carbon emissions by 33% by 2030, Chief Executive Eduardo Bartolomeo told Reuters on Tuesday.

World News

Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labour programme in Tibet

China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural labourers off the land and into recently built military-style training centres where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a programme in the western Xinjiang region that rights groups have branded coercive labour.