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Brazil dam burst

Brazilian firm Vale says to invest in technology to reduce need for tailings dams

The Brumadinho dam burst on January 25, killing 142 people and leaving almost 200 still missing, according to the latest report from rescue workers.

Feb 06, 2019, 20:21 PM IST

Audit of burst Brazil dam found issues with drainage, monitoring

The findings of the audit were reported earlier on Tuesday in Brazilian papers Folha de S.Paulo and O Estado de S.Paulo.

Feb 05, 2019, 22:06 PM IST

Brazil's Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts: Solicitor general

André Mendonça added that Vale`s actions had not improved since another deadly tailings dam collapse in 2015, the Samarco project that it joint-owned with BHP Billiton.

Feb 03, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Seven bodies found after dam burst at Brazil mine, hundreds missing

Operations at Samarco remain halted over legal disputes relating to damages even after the companies settled a $5.28 billion civil lawsuit last year.

Jan 26, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

200 missing, seven bodies found after dam burst at Brazil mine

A torrent of sludge tore through the mine`s offices, including a cafeteria during lunchtime.

Jan 26, 2019, 07:40 AM IST