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Mining disaster in Brazil is an environmental catastrophe

 · Mining disaster in Brazil is an environmental catastrophe The collapse of two dams at a Brazilian mine spells an absolute catastrophe, with effects that could haunt Brazil for years to come.

Catastrophic mining disaster in Brazil, and arrests in the …

 · 1) The latest mining waste catastrophe in Brazil and its relation to the Samarco disaster in 2015. 2) African descent families occupy Cerrejon mine in Colombia to demand their rights. 3) News about the Xolobeni project in South Africa. 4) Vedanta …

Brazil''s dam disaster

 · Brazil''s dam disaster Looking for bodies, looking for answers. By BBC Brazil''s Ricardo Senra On 25 January, in the heartland of Brazilian mining, a dam collapsed releasing 11.7 million cubic ...

London Mining Network comment on mining waste …

 · London Mining Network has been calling for years for stricter regulation of the mining industry, including tightening of standards in mining waste management. The mining industry continues to ignore expert recommendations and research. Our colleagues in Brazilian organisation MAB (Movement of People Affected by Dams) said of Friday''s disaster ...

Brazil''s Dam Burst: A Tragedy of Errors?

This mining disaster in Brazil has made me reflect on its implications for the aquatic fauna and flora of the Doce River. The release of toxic chemicals like lead and mercury into the water comes on top of previously reported pollution of the river by cellulose industries in the state of Mina Gerais.

Mining disaster devastates Brazil region | Financial Times

Mining disaster devastates Brazil region. Jorge Oliveira, a truck driver from the Brazilian mining town of Mariana, recalls how last Wednesday he delivered a drilling team from a company called ...

Dam disaster at Vale mine in Brazil caused by excess …

 · The disaster at Vale''s Brumadinho mining waste dam in Brazil was partially caused due to high water levels. A report by a panel of experts appointed by Vale''s legal advisers said the dam''s structure was affected by excess water that resulted in it losing strength ...

Vale under scrutiny after second mine disaster in Brazil | …

Vale under scrutiny after second mine disaster in Brazil. The dam accident that has claimed the lives of at least 65 people is a huge setback to Brazil''s Vale, the world''s biggest producer of ...

Brazil''s Mining Disaster Worst in History | The Inertia

 · Sixteen days ago, two dams collapsed in Brazil. It was an absolute fucking disaster, for a variety of reasons. Almost 16 million gallons escaped, sending a deluge of hazardous sludge into a tiny ...

Brumadinho dam collapse: ''Little hope'' of finding missing …

 · It is not clear what caused the collapse of the dam, owned by Brazil''s largest mining company, Vale. In pictures: Aftermath of dam collapse The 2015 dam disaster in Minas Gerais

Vale: ''Several years'' to recover from Brazil mine …

 · Vale: ''Several years'' to recover from Brazil mine disaster. In an update Friday, BHP revealed that mine tailings—a mix of water, iron and other waste materials such as silica — extended ...

Brumadinho: another mining dam disaster in Brazil | …

 · Brumadinho: another mining dam disaster in Brazil. A t least 65 people have been killed and 305 are missing after a tailings dam was breached at Córrego do Feijão, one of Vale''s iron ore mines in the southeast Brazilian state of Minas Gerais on Friday 25 January. Many of the dead and missing are workers who were eating in a cafeteria at the ...

Video of Mining Disaster in Brazil Goes Viral

A sad video of a mining disaster in Brazil has gone viral for serving as a reminder for us to take care of Mother Nature. Mining is often seen as a necessity in the industrial world because there would be no progress without it. After all, we need many of the minerals ...

Brumadinho Dam Collapse: A Tidal Wave of Mud

 · BRUMADINHO, Brazil — Luiz de Castro was installing lamps at a mining complex in Brazil late last month when a loud blast split the air. Dashing up a …

''The river is dying'': the vast ecological cost of Brazil''s …

 · The Brazilian government has been urged to step up punishments for environmental crimes after the deadliest mining disaster in decades. The torrent …

Mine dam collapses in Brazil; 7 bodies found, but 150 still …

 · Schvartsman said the company put an "immense effort" into improving its dams, especially after a similar mining disaster in 2015 in the city of Mariana. …

Mining activity in Brazil and negligence in action

 · The construction of the disaster and the "privatization" of mining regulation: reflections on the tragedy of the Rio Doce Basin, Brazil Vibrant Virtual Brazilian Anthropol., 14 ( 2017 ), pp. 127 - 149, 10.1590/1809-43412017v14n2p127

The Mariana mining disaster

 · The Mariana mining disaster, as it has come to be known, disrupted the lives of thousands and caused untold environmental damage. A view of the now reddish-brown river Rio Doce in …

Brazil Mine Disaster Shows Value (and Harm) of Public …

 · Brazil to Sue BHP and Vale for $5.24B in Damages Caused by Burst Dam Disaster Brazil Mining Disaster to Lead to Stricter Insurance Standards, Oversight Mine Disaster…

Brazil''s Mining Disaster Worst in History | The Inertia

 · Sixteen days ago, two dams collapsed in Brazil. It was an absolute fucking disaster, for a variety of reasons. Almost 16 million gallons escaped, sending a …

BHP Billiton ''woefully negligent'' over Brazil dam collapse

 · Mining giant BHP Billiton is facing a $5bn (£3.8bn) claim for damages over a dam collapse in Brazil in 2015. Law firm SPG, which is representing than 200,000 Brazil…

The global effects of Brazil''s Jan. 25 Vale mining disaster

 · The global effects of Brazil''s Vale mining disaster. In the wake of the Brumadinho dam collapse, which killed at least 169 people so far—with 141 others still missing— the Brazilian government issued a resolution to end so-called "upstream" dams. There are currently 84 of such dams around the country, consisting of embankments, made ...

Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil: Vale mine chief resigns …

 · The head of Brazil''s Vale mining giant has stepped down following the collapse of a dam which killed 186 people in the town of Brumadinho. Fabio Schvartsman and …

Clearer picture emerging over Brazil′s mining disaster | …

 · Environment Clearer picture emerging over Brazil''s mining disaster Experts say Brazil''s Rio Doce region will take decades to recover, after 2015''s devastating mine waste spill.

Mining disaster in Brazil: Are the rewards really worth the …

 · The mining nightmare scenario just took place in Brazil, and unless the industry fundamentally reforms the way it operates, it won''t be the last time. Last week in southern Brazil the collapse of a dam containing millions of cubic meters of liquid mine …

Brazil dam collapse: 10 bodies found and hundreds missing …

 · Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of …

The Brazilian Brumadinho Mining Disaster: …

 · Even more tragically, the disaster killed 203 people and left another 103 missing, making it the worst mining disaster in Brazil''s history. While the Brumadinho Disaster caught global headlines and created a sense of concern around the world, the disaster was not the first of its kind in Brazil.

Brazil''s Mining Catastrophe

 · Mining waste containing arsenic, zinc... An environmental catastrophe caused by a mining disaster in Brazil has left 11 dead, 12 missing and some 600 displaced.

Brazil''s mining industry needs radical change to avoid …

 · Brazil''s mining industry needs radical change to avoid future disasters By Breno Nunes and Flávio Hourneaux Junior Mar 08, 2019 17:32 4 min read Twitter Facebook WhatsApp LinkedIn E-mail People learn by making mistakes. The same is true for companies ...

Brazil''s worst mining disaster: Corporations must be …

 · Mining-related disasters have frequently been in the headlines, most recently with the collapse of a major mining dam in southeastern Brazil. This collapse …

Brazil''s deadly dam disaster in Brumadinho was preventable

 · Brazil''s deadly dam disaster may have been preventable. Experts say the industry needs to adopt newer technology and receive stricter oversight. Update: In a …

How a Mining Disaster is Helping to Overhaul Impunity in …

 · By Michael Darden On November 5, 2015, a tailing dam in the state of Minas Gerais (in the southeast of Brazil) ruptured. It released an estimated fifty million tons of iron ore waste into neighboring areas. It has quickly become the country''s worst environmental disaster. Seventeen people

Mariana dam disaster

 · This disaster left behind 17 deaths, 400 homeless families, 11 tons of dead fish and the death of a whole river, endangering another indigenous tribe known as Krenaks. So far, the company responsible for running Mariana''s dam, Samarco, has not paid the compensation related to this catastrophe, estimated to be US$ 85 million.

Brazil''s Brumadinho mining disaster will hurt Vale, but …

 · Brazil''s Brumadinho mining disaster will hurt Vale, but iron ore firms and Australia''s economy are set to cash in By Kathryn Diss Updated February 12, 2019 14:07:05