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The Brazilian Mining Association (Ibram) has reported that total mineral production fell by 147 million tonnes in the first three months of 2020, citing adverse weather conditions and the economic effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Brazilian mining companies produced 220 million tonnes (Mt) in Q1...

The Brazilian subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel (BIT:ENEL) has announced that commercial operations have begun at the 180MW Delfina wind farm in the South American country. Enel Green Power Brasil Participações confirmed the US$400 million project, financed by Enel and a Brazilian Development Bank loan,...

French energy firm Total (LSE:TTA) and Brazilian petroleum corporation Petrobras (BVMF:PETR4) have announced  they will be partnering each other in a US$2.25 billion joint venture agreement. The deal involves Petrobus transferring rights of varying percentages in three concession areas across Brazil to Total. The South American company...

Brazilian miner Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world’s biggest producer of iron ore, reached a new annual output record, producing 349 million tonnes over 2016. The figure exceeded Vale’s own guidance output, which was expected to be at the low end of a range between 340-350 million tonnes,...

Brazilian iron ore giant Vale (NYSE:VALE) has reported that it is ready to make its maiden commercial shipment from the S11D mine, the company’s largest ever iron ore operation. 26,500 tonnes of iron ore, extracted from the Canaã dos Carajás site in north-western Brazil was loaded...