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Debt talks to resume over BHP, Vales Samarco mine
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:59:00 GMT
Operations at Samarco, one of the worlds largest iron ore mining companies, have been idled since the Fundo dam holding mining waste burst in 2015, flooding a village with toxic liquid and causing

Investors Prepare for Restart of Samarco Debt Restructuring Talks
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 16:20:00 GMT
Investors in a Brazilian iron-ore mine jointly owned by mining giant Vale SA and BHP ... according to people familiar with the matter. Funds invested in Samarco Minerao SA have recently switched law

Vale set to resume operations at Brucutu iron ore mine in Brazil
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 05:04:00 GMT
Brazilian iron ore miner Vale is set to resume complete operations at Brucutu ... The companys operations have been under scrutiny since the tailings dam disaster. In 2015, a dam failure at Samarco,

Brazilian dam disaster a turning point for environmental awareness
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:51:00 GMT
The Brumadinho disaster, which occurred when a tailings dam failed at Crrego de Feijo iron ore mine in Minas Gerais ... same region that occurred at the Bento Rodrigues mine owned by Samarco, a

No more training wheels: Rio Tinto launches 'world's biggest ...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Hundreds of driverless trains now trundle obediently through the Pilbaras oxide-stained ranges and salt flats every day, carrying 1 million tonnes of Rio Tinto product from its 16 mines to

Dozens of Rio tailings dams would be high hazards if they failed
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 09:44:00 GMT
Loading That disaster followed an earlier catastrophic failure of a tailings dam at Samarco at a site managed by a joint ... Rio Tinto is one of the world's biggest producers of iron ore and also

ASX200 hits a ton
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:37:00 GMT
The price of iron ore has rallied on supply concerns after reports that following the Samarco dam failure in Brazil in 2015, BHP had performed a self-audit on its tailing dams worldwide. The audit

Church and mammon driving tailings disclosures
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:27:00 GMT
Four of those dams are in Australia: two at Olympic Dam in South Australia, and one each at the Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia's ... Two of them are connected to same Samarco system that

BHP says five dams pose extreme risk in case of collapse
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 09:35:00 GMT
Samarco, the operator of the mine and dam near Mariana, was a joint venture of Vale with BHP Billiton. In January the collapse of a tailings dam at Vales Crrego do Feijo iron ore mine in

BHP review finds no dam integrity risks across tailings portfolio
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 03:18:00 GMT
The diversified major embarked on a companywide dam risk review in 2016, following the previous years dam failure at its Brazilian mining joint venture (JV) Samarco. The incident at the iron-ore mine

BHP says two Australian dams may pose 'extreme risk'
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 23:38:00 GMT
The extreme rating was placed on dams at Olympic Dam and the Mount Whaleback iron ore mine, but BHP stressed there was no ... BHP has been reviewing its governance of dams since the Samarco dam

Cash flush mining fails to woo investors who are deterred by ...
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 02:42:00 GMT
Following the iron ore tailings disaster that befell the Samarco joint venture in 2017, and Vales Brumadinho this year, consciousness regarding minings footprint couldnt be higher. Looking ahead

Samarco Concludes Works For New Tailings Deposit At The Alegria ...
Sun, 02 Jun 2019 23:21:00 GMT
BN Americas reported that Brazilian pellet maker Samarco concluded the first phase of works for the tailings disposal system at the Alegria Sul pit. The pit sits at the company's Germano iron ore

Brazil's iron ore industry misery, a boom for Australian big ...
Wed, 29 May 2019 03:08:00 GMT
Iron ore will stay higher for longer than anyone had previously thought this is an extended-duration event, he said. He noted that the Samarco mine in Brazil had not yet returned to

The little town that explains why there can be no old normal ...
Sun, 19 May 2019 07:08:00 GMT
And Samarco, in turn, is the 100 per cent owner of the fatal precursor to the Brumadinho catastrophe, the Fundao dam. It was part of the Germano complex, a set of three dams that supported the

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