BRIEF-Vale says appeal rejected, Samarco concession remains suspended

jueves 18 de agosto de 2016 08:26 GYT

Aug 18 (Reuters) -

* Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said in a filing on Thursday that a federal court dismissed the company's appeal of an injunction filed by federal and Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo state courts against Samarco, BHP and Vale

* Vale says with dismissal of appeal, Samarco concession remains suspended

* Vale says fine of 20.2 bln reais struck in accord between miners and federal and state governments due to Samarco dam break remains valid Further company coverage: (Reporting by Reese Ewing and Luciano Costa)