Environmental Management

We believe in sustainable mining made up by social respect, science and commitment to the planet. This is the formula for an efficient environmental management. Mining generates impacts, yes it does. But, respecting the environment is also about reclaiming. And this is also possible.

The licensing process of our activities is conducted together with the environmental agencies. Depending on the purpose of license or permit, it may be within the jurisdiction of the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA), the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio), Secretary of State for the Environment (SEMA) and National Water Agency (ANA).

Date of commencement: 90's

The assumptions of sustainability adopted by MRN are strongly evident in his management of industrial solid waste, whose pillars are: legal compliance, internal controls, the correct allocation and consolidation of the process of implementation of the strategic concept of reducing the generation of waste tires.

Date started: 2004 

We carry out environmental monitoring contemplating the quality of water resources and atmospheric areas of Porto and Mines, according to environmental constraints. The main objective is to mitigate the possible interference of the activities developed by the company on the at

Currently, the network monitoring water quality has sampling points distributed throughout the enterprise.

Date started: 2012 

In order to receive, rehabilitate and return to nature animals captured in wildlife rescue plans in the areas of bauxite mining in the Saracá-Taquera National Forest, we implemented a Screening Center of Wild Animals (CETAS) in Porto Trombetas Site was licensed on February 14, 2012 by the Brazilian Institute of Environment (IBAMA).

Date started: 2010 

In a partnership with STCP Engineering, we started in 2010 a new environmental management project to minimize the impacts of mining on vegetation removal.

Through the Native Bees Rescue Project we seek to establish a gene bank of the species living in the impacted areas, especially the rarer, endangered or endemic species, with a view to their reintroduction into their areas in the process of environmental reclamation.

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