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13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, w ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 06:58
Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Death Toll Rises; Operator's Share Price Drops; Fears Of Downstream Health Crisis; Was There A Previous Leak in 2018?
6 Feb 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil As the death-toll rises to at least 142, with 199 still missing following the January 25 collapse of the Brumadinho Dam in Brazil, reports have emerged of weaknesses in the structure being iden ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2019 - 12:37
Brazil Dam Disaster: 84 Dead, 276 Missing, River Turns Brown, Mine Executives Arrested, 10 Similar Dams To Be Dismantled, Echoes Of Samarco
30 Jan 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil Brazil Iron Ore giant Vale SA has announced that it will dismantle 10 dams similar to the tailings dam in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho, which collapsed January 25 releasing a flood of mini ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2019 - 14:02
29 Jun 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale have signed an agreement with Brazilian authorities to settle a $5.28 Billion USD civil lawsuit related to the 2015 tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:32
13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report BRASILIA DevDiscourse President Michel Temer on Tuesday signed decrees regulating the new mining code, setting stricter environmental rules and enforcing mine closures, but also aiming to boost funding for the sect ...
Local Press Report - 06/13/2018 - 16:57
2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO The Guardian Six months before a dam containing millions of litres of mining waste collapsed, killing 19 people in Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, the company operating the mine accurately pred ...
Local Press Report - 03/02/2018 - 12:56
15 Feb 2018- 09:21 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA The Inertia What could possibly be worse than one socio-environmental catastrophe? Two of them. Corporate Risk Disasters Policy Pollution Regulation Reputational Risk Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease ...
Local Press Report - 02/15/2018 - 09:21
30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report SANTA BARBARA Hellenic Shipping News The Brazilian city of Santa Barbara declined to sign off this week on a plan for Samarco to continue to use water from a nearby river. Without the approval, Samarco won’t be abl ...
Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23
25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever environme ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43
14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil A Brazilian court has ordered miners BHP Billiton and Vale SA to pay $350 million USD for initial work to clean up environmental damage from the tailings dam burst at the Samarco iron ore mine ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2016 - 12:33
10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report BENTO RODRIGUEZ Greenpeace International The millions of people affected by burst dam owned by the mining companies Samarco, Vale and BHP deserve justice. This tragedy also merits special scientific attention and G ...
Local Press Report - 11/10/2016 - 13:14
7 Nov 2016- 03:19 by Local Press Report COLATINA Taiwan News One year after a dam ruptured and sent a giant wave of metal-laden mud gushing into one of Brazil's most important rivers, people who live along the banks won't drink the water and fis ...
Local Press Report - 11/07/2016 - 03:19
21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazilian prosecutors have charged 21 mining executives with manslaughter and environmental crimes associated with last year’s Samarco mine dam burst that killed 19 people. Further charges ar ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2016 - 08:53
17 Oct 2016- 07:38 by Local Press Report MINAS GERAIS The Telegraph The Fundão collapse has been called the worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history. For some, it bears comparison to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. But a year is not enoug ...
Local Press Report - 10/17/2016 - 07:38
22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MELBOURNE, Australia Mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. warned this week that the coming rainy season in Brazil could create more environmental problems at the Germano iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state. The mine ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39