The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Vale delays Long Harbour smelter… again #nlpoli

Earlier this year,  mining giant Vale was saying they’d start production at the new Long Harbour smelter in 2013, but after a meeting with Premier Kathy Dunderdale in Brazil,  the company won’t be ramping up until 2015. That’s the news from VOCM on the weekend, although they didn’t report the actual news about the delay ...

Molly'sBlog: Molly’sBlog 2012-03-07 01:15:00

CANADIAN LABOUR SUDBURY: VALE’S ANTI-UNION MOVES PROVE FATAL FOR WORKERS: The end of the 2009-10 strike at Vale in Sudbury and Port Colburgh left company management emboldened. From their point of view they had beaten the union, USW Local 6500, and could do whatever they wanted. This included refusing to rehire 9 workers who had ...