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Anglos plan to further expand vast iron ore mine in Brazil hits ...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:16:00 GMT
underscoring how the group mistimed its entry into the iron ore sector. Main tailings pond at Minas Rio, with a capacity of 370 million cubic metres, is seven times larger than the Samarco's facility that broke in 2015. And while prices for the commodity ...
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Better Buy: Freeport-McMoRan Inc vs. Vale SA
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:49:00 GMT
That said, iron ore prices have been volatile of late ... But there's a dark cloud that continues to linger over Vale. It dates back to the 2015 Samarco mine disaster, in which a waste retention dam ruptured, flooding nearby towns with mine waste and ...
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BHP CEO Mackenzie's pay soars to $US4.6m
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:18:00 GMT
That compares to $US2.2 million in the previous year, when Mr Mackenzie's was paid no short and long term incentives following the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil ... mainly due to weaker iron ore prices. Seven Group buys out Coates Hire for $517m Seven ...
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BHP Billiton holds CEO's base pay steady
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:58:00 GMT
That still marked a sharp jump on the US$2.24 million paid the year before, when the CEO didn't receive a short-term incentive following the fatal collapse of a dam at the Samarco iron-ore venture in Brazil. And while the company's overall financial ...
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Commodities Buzz: BHP Billiton Iron Ore Prices Increase Due To ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:35:00 GMT
Iron ore production at private Chinese mines also recovered ... Mining and processing operations at Samarco remain suspended.
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BHP Billiton Top Executives Get No Pay Rise Despite A Profit ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:50:00 GMT
a sharp jump on the US$2.24 million paid the year before when the CEO didn't receive a short-term incentive following the fatal collapse of a dam at the Samarco iron-ore venture in Brazil. In line with the approach for Mr. Mackenzie, BHP's remuneration ...
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Stories for November 2015
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 01:34:00 GMT
Brazil's federal and state governments plan to sue the owners of the Samarco iron ore-miner for 20 billion Reais ($7.2 billion) in damages caused by the burst of a tailings dam, Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira told reporters on Friday. The head of ...
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ASX futures rise on Wall St's advance
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:31:00 GMT
Brazil-based Samarco has filed an environmental report with local authorities ... A plunge in the ferrous futures market before the day's trading session concluded on Wednesday dented iron ore buying interest, though prices for higher-grade materials ...
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Brazilian mining giant Vale gears up for in-house diversification ...
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:21:00 GMT
As for acquisitions, local speculative press reports have said Vale may be eying the purchase of its rival Cia Siderurgica Nacionals Casa de Pedra iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state as well as BHPs stake in the Vale-BHP Samarco pelletizing joint ...
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Company bullish on dry bulk tonnage both large and small
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:21:00 GMT
Genco Shipping & Trading expects iron ore growth to propel capesize earnings higher ... that is starting to flow from Vale's S11D mine in Brazil. Plus, the miner's Samarco joint venture with BHP Billiton is expected to come back online next year after ...
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Brazil's opening of Amazon to mining sets off alarm
Sun, 27 Aug 2017 08:37:00 GMT
It's about going back to an old vision of the Amazon as a source of natural resources. Voivodic pointed to the disaster at the Samarco iron ore mine in the Minas Gerais region in 2015 that killed 19 and sent huge quantities of toxic mud flooding into a ...
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Brazils opening of Amazon to mining sets off alarm
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 07:37:00 GMT
Its about going back to an old vision of the Amazon as a source of natural resources. Voivodic pointed to the disaster at the Samarco iron ore mine in the Minas Gerais region in 2015 that killed 19 and sent huge quantities of toxic mud flooding into ...
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The lessons of Australia's iron ore successes: BHP, Rio Tinto ...
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:58:00 GMT
This legacy has been highlighted as the three iron ore giants have reported their results. Rio Tinto's earnings surged 152 per cent to $4.9 billion allowing it to surprise with market with a record dividend. BHP has dealt with the Samarco tailings dam ...
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Elliott Notches Win as BHP Plans to Put U.S. Shale Assets Up ...
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:58:00 GMT
But it was a sharp improvement from a year-earlier loss of US$6.39 billion when BHP absorbed an impairment hit on its onshore U.S. oil-and-gas business and a charge for the fatal 2015 dam failure at the Samarco iron-ore operation in Brazil. Since Elliott ...
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BHP boosts dividend despite profit miss
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
BHP Billiton has joined its peers in sharply lifting dividends as stronger prices for iron ore, coal and petroleum helped the global ... exceptional loss of $US842 million related to the fatal Samarco dam failure in Brazil, an extended strike at its ...
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