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  • 15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE “We have to thinking about sustainable solutions,” Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy Professor Asit Biswas said as he introduced panelists at the first session at the Industrial Water Solutions Forum at Singapore International Water Week.
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:08 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Globe and Mail As miners globally look to squeeze more savings amid low prices, the biggest iron-ore miner, Vale SA, will face a sharp increase in costs if a group of legislators in Brazil’s mining heartland get their way. Corporate Risk
  • 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 killed 19 people and flooded surrounding
  • 26 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Ground sensors at the Fundão tailings dam at Samarco’s iron ore mine in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state offered warnings that the structure was in trouble in 2014 and 2015, before it collapsed last November. Brazilian news program
  • 22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The Brazilian government and mining company Samarco have made progress this week toward a financial settlement over the tailings dam breach at Samarco’s iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, Attorney General Luis Ignacio Adams said
  • 18 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil An engineer who consulted for Brazilian mining firm Samarco says he warned the company about “severe” structural problems at a tailings dam at its iron or mine in Minas Gerais state more than a year before that dam burst, causing
  • 7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The tailings dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state in what has been called the country’s worst ever environmental disaster will not be rebuilt, according to Samarco, the company that operates the mine.