BRIEF-Vale-BHP's Samarco says to make last pellet shipment in Jan

miércoles 30 de diciembre de 2015 14:41 GYT

Dec 30 (Reuters) -

* Vale-BHP Billiton joint venture Samarco says will make last iron ore pellet shipment from declining stocks in first half of January

* Samarco's iron ore mine in Brazil's state of Minas Gerais has been closed since a tailings dam broke in November, killing 17 and leaving hundreds homeless

* Samarco said the final shipment will go to China Further company coverage: AND (Reporting By Stephen Eisenhammer)