Samarco Mineração

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MANAGEMENT

Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

It has been five years since Fundao tailings dam disaster in Brazil.

15 December 2020

Samarco JV partners Vale and BHP have been licensed to restart the Germano complex in Brazil
MANAGEMENT

Samarco to restart operations next year

Vale/BHP JV licensed for reduced restart

28 October 2019

BHP said it has now established a tailings taskforce
GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

Mining majors talk tailings

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

07 June 2019

The Samarco dam collapse in Brazil killed 19 people, destroyed villages and damaged the environment
GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

BHP sued in the UK over Samarco dam disaster

BHP has been served with a US$5 billion class action lawsuit over the 2015 Samarco dam collapse

08 May 2019

 Central thickened discharge from risers at a mine in Western Australia
PROCESSING

Tailings dams: we need to start 'failing forwards'

What could and should be done to achieve better design, management and closure practices for TSFs

20 February 2019

This is the second tailings dam failure at a Vale site in the state of Minas Gerais in recent years
GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

Vale to decommission upstream tailings dams

Vale has announced that it will decommission all its tailings dams built using the upstream method

31 January 2019

The failure of a tailings dam caused the Samarco mine disaster in November 2015
GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

Steps taken towards Samarco settlement

Vale and BHP sign agreement with Brazilian authorities regarding the Samarco tailings dam failure

28 June 2018

The Doce River with armouring and vegetation to stabilise margin and reduce erosion following the Samarco dam failure
GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

BHP, Vale get extension in dam failure talks

JV partners now have until June 25 to negotiate with prosecutors on Samarco dam failure settlements

26 April 2018

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