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Stories for November 2015
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 20:41:00 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
http://en.mercopress.com/2015/11&c=4452039705068672977&mkt=en-gb


Steel industry may find it hard to pass cost increase on to consumers
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 05:10:00 GMT
KARACHI: While the scars of 2015 Samarco mining incident were not completely ... 18 million tons from its forecast of Vales annual iron ore output this year. As the incident has put a lot
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1922400/2-steel-industry-may-find-hard-pass-cost-increase-consumers/&c=8326662791360713164&mkt=en-gb


Experts: Oversight to Blame For Vales Disaster
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:33:00 GMT
But by that same token, why wasnt this done years ago with Samarco There is a risk that ... What will happen to iron ore in 2019 To start with, analysts predict that the banning of upstream
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/base-metals-investing/iron-investing/experts-oversight-design-blame-vales-disaster/&c=13538611465151761675&mkt=en-gb


BHP finds no significant deficiencies in stability of tailings ...
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:26:00 GMT
BHP has significantly increased the rigour of its management of tailings facilities following the Samarco dam failure in Brazil during ... The recent tragedy at Vales iron ore operation shows we as
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/bhp-finds-no-significant-deficiencies-in-stability-of-tailings-dams/&c=15389290345159436529&mkt=en-gb


Opinion: Brazils Brumadinho is Vales Worst Nightmare
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 04:56:00 GMT
Much of its production of iron ore is in Minas Gerais, where it has dozens of mines ... Vale was a fifty percent owner of Samarco, the company whose tailings dam failed. What do these dam failings
https://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/opinion-editorial/opinion-brazils-brumadinho-is-vales-worst-nightmare/&c=10398033702629376608&mkt=en-gb


Terry McCrann: Why we need miners and banks
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:13:00 GMT
Now BHP didnt choose to exit Brazilian iron ore; it stopped because of its Samarco dam disaster. But that and the even bigger tragedy its Samarco partner Vale has had in its own operations shows
https://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/terry-mccrann/terry-mccrann-why-we-need-miners-and-banks/news-story/ef94df172cb4e3695c42f42d88971be8&c=7654586941797962044&mkt=en-gb


TAILINGS: BHP looks to create international oversight for dams
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:38:00 GMT
BHP and its joint venture partner Vale suffered a tragic tailings dam failure in 2015 at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil. Operations there remain suspended as of press time today. BHP says it is
http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/news/tailings-bhp-looks-to-create-international-oversight-for-dams/&c=2374004403407646170&mkt=en-gb


BHP can't rescue iron-ore market after Brazil dam disaster
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 02:23:00 GMT
Vale and BHPs joint Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil suffered a similar fatal incident in 2015. It is too early to say whether the more recent incident will lead to more stringent regulations that
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-cant-rescue-iron-ore-market-after-brazil-dam-disaster-2019-02-19&c=2457226488583829669&mkt=en-gb


BHP calls for stringent measures after Vale dam disaster
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:24:00 GMT
Mr Mackenzie said it was too early to speculate on what the dam breach would mean for the future of Samarco, BHPs iron ore joint venture with Brazils Vale, the worlds biggest iron ore miner. In
https://www.ft.com/content/aa236fbe-33ea-11e9-bd3a-8b2a211d90d5&c=7419541995273002154&mkt=en-gb


Brazil bans tailings dams after mine waste disaster
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:58:00 GMT
Vale, the worlds biggest iron ore miner, had already begun to decommission all 19 of its upstream dams after the Samarco disaster and had stopped adding more tailings to them. It had been preparing
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/mining-energy/brazil-bans-tailings-dams-after-mine-waste-disaster/news-story/7c3fb3e7731e633c694bbf225e563ba1&c=14406419307298547704&mkt=en-gb


CEO confident of iron ore tailings technology at Minas Rio of ...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 03:35:00 GMT
He said Post the Samarco event, the permitting climate ... operates its Feijao iron ore mine which, in turn, is part of the Paraopeba complex. The complex produced 26.2 million tonnes of
https://steelguru.com/mining/ceo-confident-of-iron-ore-tailings-technology-at-minas-rio-of-anglo-american/534080&c=7422382036843610428&mkt=en-gb


South32 puts tailings management front and centre
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:06:00 GMT
South32 is a spin-out of BHP (which partnered with Vale at the Samarco iron ore project that also suffered a massive tailings breach in November 2015), and is also involved with Brazil through its
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/south32-puts-tailings-management-front-and-centre/&c=7085351376288608254&mkt=en-gb


Brazil's Brumadinho mining disaster will hurt Vale, but iron ...
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:02:00 GMT
The surge in the iron ore price will further boost Canberra's coffers ... and established guidelines for safer mining practices after the Samarco disaster. We won't know for some time what caused
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-12/iron-ore-price-explainer-after-mining-dam-collapse/10800698&c=8670965586844862643&mkt=en-gb


Iron ore on way to $US100/tonne as Vale clampdown continues
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:15:00 GMT
The global iron ore price is expected to temporarily rise above $US100 ... following an accident in November 2015 at the Fundo mine (also in Minas Gerais) run by the Samarco joint venture between
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/iron-ore-on-way-to-us100-tonne-as-vale-clampdown-continues/&c=11714532958133510121&mkt=en-gb


Surging Iron Ore Prices Will Hurt China's Economy While Benefiting ...
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 07:57:00 GMT
Coal and iron ore are the two key ingredients in the production of steel ... toll--at least 60 fatalities--but coming so soon after the 2015 dam collapse at the Samarco mine--a joint venture between
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimcollins/2019/02/06/surging-iron-ore-prices-will-hurt-chinas-economy-while-benefiting-australia-and-brazil/&c=5900756429806280279&mkt=en-gb


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