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  1. Brazilian Court Suspends Financial Settlement in Tailings Dam Burst

    1 Jul 2016- 11:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice this week suspended a $2.1 billion USD financial settlement between Brazilian national and state governments and mining companies Samarco, Vale SA and BHP Bil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 11:28

  2. Brazilian Federal Police Say Samarco Skimped on Safety Measures at Mine

    10 Jun 2016- 12:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Brazilian Federal Police this week released the results of their seven-month-long investigation into the November 5th tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 12:17

  3. $1.5 Million Investment in Safety Measures Could Have Prevented Samarco Tragedy

    8 Jun 2016- 08:31 by Local Press Report BENTO RODRIGUES plus55 In 2009, the company refused to implement an emergency plan to monitor safety at the Fundão Dam. The money would have used to install a telemetric system to identify structural risks, and woul ...

    Local Press Report - 06/08/2016 - 08:31

  4. Vale Altered Data on Ruptured Tailings Dam: Brazilian Police

    1 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SÃO PAULO, Brazil Brazilian Federal Police have found evidence that Vale SA, co-owner of the Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state whose tailings dam collapsed last November, has tampered with data relate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/01/2016 - 10:08

  5. Brazilian Judge Ratifies Settlement With Samarco Over Deadly Tailings Dam Burst

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil A Brazilian judge on May 5th ratified the $6.2 billion USD settlement agreement between mining company Samarco and its co-owners, BHP Billiton and Vale SA, for damages caused by the tailings da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  6. Brazilian Prosecutors File $44 Billion Lawsuit Against Vale, BHP Billiton Over Tailings Dam Disaster

    4 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazilian prosecutors this week filed a $44 billion USD civil lawsuit against miners Vale and BHP Billiton and their joint venture, Samarco, over the deadly tailings dam burst at Samarco’s iron ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 10:03

  7. Samarco Owners Criticized Over “Independent” Investigation Into Brazilian Tailings Dam Disaster

    11 Apr 2016- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The US law firm hired by miners BHP Billiton and Vale SA to conduct an independent investigation into the tailings dam collapse at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil’s Minas Gerais stat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 11:52

  8. Samarco Must Stop Tailings Leaks Before It Can Restart Operations: Environmental Officials

    7 Apr 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining company Samarco Mineração SA must halt ongoing tailings leaks before it can resume operations at its iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, Brazilian environmental officials said this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2016 - 10:53

  9. BHP Billiton Prepares for Reopening of Samarco Mine in Brazil

    5 Apr 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Australian miner BHP Billiton has tripled its staff in Brazil in anticipation of resuming operations at the Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, which it co-owns with Brazilian mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/05/2016 - 10:12

  10. Brazilians Push to Reopen Samarco Mine Following Tailings Dam Burst

    16 Mar 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report MARIANA Reuters The historic town of Mariana, built on gold mining during the Portuguese colonial era, relies on the red iron ore in the surrounding hills for nearly 90 percent of its revenue. Since Samarco's ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2016 - 08:56

  11. Samarco Moves to Reopen Iron Ore Mine in Wake of Tailings Dam Disaster

    11 Mar 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Four months after a deadly tailings dam breach killed 18 people and caused hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of damage, mining company Samarco is taking steps to reopen its iron ore ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2016 - 11:20

  12. Samarco Reaches $6.2 Billion Settlement With Brazilian Government Over Mine Disaster

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining company Samarco-- which is jointly owned by BHP Billiton and Vale SA-- on March 3rd signed a $6.2 billion USD settlement agreement with the Brazilian government over the tailings dam col ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 10:01

  13. Brazil, Samarco Owners Expected to Sign Compensation Package Over Tailings Dam Disaster

    1 Mar 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The Brazilian government was expected to sign a settlement agreement this week with BHP Billiton and Vale SA, co-owners of mining company Samarco, over the tailings dam collapse at Samarc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 11:01

  14. Brazilian Authorities Charge Samarco President, Executives With Homicide in Tailings Dam Disaster

    24 Feb 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Brazilian police have charged Ricardo Vescovi, president of mining company Samarco, along with five other company officials and one contractor, with homicide in the tailings dam collapse ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2016 - 10:36

  15. Brazil, Miners Expected to Sign Final Deal on Tailings Disasters Clean-Up This Week

    23 Feb 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Brazilian authorities are expected to sign a final agreement this week with miner Samarco and its co-owners, BHP Billiton and Vale SA, to cover damages from last November’s tailings dam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2016 - 10:51

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