(Changes million to thousands in dollar conversion in third paragraph)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Brazil’s Vale SA said on Wednesday it had received a ruling allowing it to restart operations at the Onca Puma nickel mine in Para state.
A federal court last month ordered operations stopped due to a dispute over payments to local indigenous communities.
Vale said in an email to Reuters that a court order for the company to pay the indigenous communities 3 million reais ($796,000) had also been suspended.
($1 = 3.77 reais)
Reporting by Stephen Eisenhammer; Editing by Cynthia Osterman