Sul Superior dam may be in danger

Sul Superior dam may be in danger

Vale reportedly warns of potential collapse in Brazil

Upstream tailings dam ban causes uncertainty in Brazil

Upstream tailings dam ban causes uncertainty in Brazil

Some miners in Brazil face an uncertain future as a result of the ban on upstream dams

Vale needs to guarantee funds to fix Brumadinho damage

Vale needs to guarantee funds to fix Brumadinho damage

Brazilian prosecutors are seeking a BRL50 billion guarantee from Vale

Natural resources

18 MARCH 2019
Vale port activities suspended at Mangaratiba

Vale port activities suspended at Mangaratiba

Vale has had its port activities suspended for the second time this year by the city of Mangaratiba

Logistics

12 MARCH 2019
Activists storm PDAC during sustainability talk

Activists storm PDAC during sustainability talk

Sustainability leaders weigh in on building the perfect mine 'we all want to see'

Sustainability

05 MARCH 2019
Schvartsman steps down as Vale CEO

Schvartsman steps down as Vale CEO

Vale CEO Fabio Schvartsman has stepped down in the wake of the deadly Brumadinho tailings disaster

Vale suspends operations at Fábrica and Vargem Grande

Vale suspends operations at Fábrica and Vargem Grande

Brazil's National Mining Agency has ordered the immediate suspension of activities at the complexes

Geomechanics / Ground ...

22 FEBRUARY 2019
Brazil goes ahead with upstream tailings dam ban

Brazil goes ahead with upstream tailings dam ban

Brazil has banned upstream tailings dams like the Feijão structure that collapsed last month

Geomechanics / Ground ...

19 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale evacuates people near Mar Azul mine

Vale evacuates people near Mar Azul mine

Preventative measure due to uncertainty over upstream tailings dam

Geomechanics / Ground ...

18 FEBRUARY 2019
The tailings dam at the Córrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, breached on January 25

We need to talk about tailings

My first thought when reading the news on January 26: "How has this been allowed to happen again?"

Editor's comment

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings dams

Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings dams

ANM is set to issue an administrative order to either remove upstream tailings dams or convert them

Geomechanics / Ground ...

11 FEBRUARY 2019
Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Vale and ArcelorMittal are both evacuating communities near upstream tailings dams in Minas Gerais

Geomechanics / Ground ...

08 FEBRUARY 2019