Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

State prosecutors in Brazil have charged 16 people with murder and environmental crimes

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

More than 350 people are expected to march 300km from Belo Horizonte to Brumadinho for anniversary

Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

No warning as heavy rains compromised brittle wall structure

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019
Investors, miners meet to review tailings dam safety

Investors, miners meet to review tailings dam safety

Data presented at summit reveals 10% of tailings storage facilities have had stability issues

Sustainability

01 NOVEMBER 2019
Vale details damages for dam disaster

Vale details damages for dam disaster

Vale announces compensation for workers and families of those who died in the Brumadinho disaster

Mining majors talk tailings

Mining majors talk tailings

Anglo American, Glencore and BHP go into detail about their tailings dams

Canadian group wants to 'clean up' mining

Canadian group wants to 'clean up' mining

A new group is pushing for changes "to help fix key mining problems" in British Columbia, Canada

Sustainability

16 MAY 2019
Vale spends more on dry processing to avoid tailings dams

Vale spends more on dry processing to avoid tailings dams

Vale aims to invest a further BRL11 billion in dry processing of iron ore

Vale's Brucutu gearing back up following dam burst

Vale's Brucutu gearing back up following dam burst

Brazilian operation had been idled since February

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