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  1. UPDATED: Brumadinho Disaster: Sixteen Charged With Homicide, Environmental Crimes

    21 Jan 2020- 08:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRASILIA, Brazil This article was updated 22 January. Sixteen executives were charged with homicide and environmental crimes 21 January by Brazilian prosecutors a year after the Brumadinho dam disaster that kill ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:13

  2. Mine Operator's Report Suggests Excess Water In Tailings Dam Contributed To Brumadinho Dam Disaster

    17 Dec 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil An “expert panel” appointed by mine operator Vale SA has released a report on the January 2019 Brumadinho mining dam disaster assessing that the dam beach, which killed about 300 was caused, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 11:21

  3. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Criminal Charges Imminent

    18 Sep 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO The Wall Street Journal Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale SA and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD as early as this week over the deadly ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:25

  4. German Consultancy Firm Tuev Sued Implicated In Brumadinho Dam Collapse

    22 Jul 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil New evidence has emerged in the case of the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse, where nearly 300 people died, has developed with suggestions that the German safety certification company engaged ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:52

  5. Another Brazil Mine Tailings Dam Close To Collapse

    20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is pre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:34

  6. Institutional Investors Demand Transparency On Mine Tailings Storage, 45 Days For Miners To Respond

    7 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Ninety-six institutional investors, representing $10.3 Trillion USD in assets under management, have sent an urgent letter to 683 listed mining companies requesting full disclosure on tai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 08:23

  7. Another Brazil Dam In Imminent Danger Of Collapse, Evacuations Ordered

    25 Mar 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAOLO, Brazil Communities in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate after independent auditors found that another dam, Sul Seprior, operated by mining giant Vale, SA ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 09:22

  8. Brazil Dam Disaster: 180 Dead, 120 Missing. Mining Company CEO, Senior Executives Resign

    5 Mar 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO Paolo, Brazil The CEO of the world's biggest iron-ore mining company has stepped down after Brazilian prosecutors and police demanded resignations in the wake of January's Brumadinho mine tailings ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:17

  9. Three Hundred Died: Iron Ore Mining Giant Knew The Dam Was Troubled. Industry Group To Develop International Standard For Mine Tailings Facilities

    28 Feb 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil A manager at the world's largest iron ore mining company is reported to have told authorities that the corporate's executive board knew there had been a "decrease in security&qu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/28/2019 - 06:40

  10. Brazil Dam Disaster: Minas Gerais State Files Class Action Suit Against Mining Giant

    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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Samarco Dam Disaster: BHP And Vale Settle $5.28 Billion USD Claim With Brazilian Authorities

    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

  14. Brazil: New Mining Regulations Will Protect Water Resources

    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

  15. Brazil Dam Disaster: Samarco Knew About the Danger Months in Advance

    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

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