Vale decided to sell to the Canadian mining company Silver Wheaton the production of gold of Salobo mine in Pará and nickel in mines in Sudbury (Canada), in which the metal is a byproduct, by $ 1.9 billion.
February 4, 2013
Inhabitants of Sandia, will apply community justice against illegal miners in their territories, part of the buffer zone of the Bahuaja Sonene National Park.
February 11, 2013
Panguana is a Private Conservation Area in Puerto Inca, and is part of the buffer zone that protects El Sira Communal Reserve. Panguana is threatened by the development of illegal mining and income of machinery to the area.
February 1, 2013
The Federal Court determined, on a preliminary basis, the suspension of any mineral study or gold mining in the area of Rosa de Maio, south of the town of Maués.