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BHP Billiton to be sued by investors over dam collapse that caused ...
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:26:00 GMT
When the Fundo dam broke in 2015, waste from an iron ore mine operated by Samarco, a joint venture between BHP and its partner Vale, devastated the local area in Minas Gerais state. A red wave of clay, sand and water polluted miles of river, killing ...
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/bhp-billiton-samarcoi-dam-collapse-legal-action-brazil-environmental-disaster-a8354126.html&c=2596041344298136498&mkt=en-gb


BHP faces class action over Brazil mine disaster
Wed, 16 May 2018 07:16:00 GMT
Samarco Mineracao, a joint venture between BHP and Brazilian group Vale, operated the Germano iron ore mine in southeastern Brazil. In Brazils worst environmental disaster, the mines tailings dam collapsed in November 2015, releasing tens of millions ...
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/mining-energy/bhp-faces-class-action-over-brazil-mine-disaster/news-story/f6c596d66e0ebf404816f9b94d7283b0&c=18056060892955530408&mkt=en-gb


Terry McCrann: Myer cant slice its way to success
Wed, 16 May 2018 04:10:00 GMT
BHP Chairman Ken MacKenzie. Picture: James Croucher Also not explained or indeed even noted was that BHP had absolutely no operational involvement in Samarco. That was done by its partner, Brazils giant Vale iron ore group for obvious reasons ...
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/terry-mccrann/terry-mccrann-myer-cant-slice-its-way-to-success/news-story/0fb11a28ee899692a166150511b38c8c&c=8773566447628126257&mkt=en-gb


Jindal Steels iron ore pellet sales fall
Thu, 10 May 2018 01:26:00 GMT
Exports drove the increase, as China turned to India to meet a shortfall in pellet supplies after an accident shut down Brazilian mining company Vale's Samarco iron ore mine in November 2015. A fall in China's domestic pellet feed concentrate output ...
http://www.argusmedia.com/news/article/%3fid%3d1677657&c=10666529567691486318&mkt=en-gb


BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Stock Ownership And Insider News
Sat, 05 May 2018 07:05:00 GMT
BHP Billiton trims full-year iron ore outlook on April 19, 2018, also Investingnews.com published article titled: Cooper Energy to Buy BHP's Stake in Minerva Gas Plant, Investingnews.com published: BHP, Vale Given Extension on Settlements for Samarco ...
http://paintingcentral.net/2018/05/bhp-billiton-plc-bbl-stock-ownership-and-insider-news/&c=11580003676332794376&mkt=en-gb


Barclays recommends BHP Billiton over Rio Tinto
Fri, 04 May 2018 09:42:00 GMT
Assets include Cerro Colorado, Nickel West, UK & Algeria petroleum, Samarco, Cerrejon and Mt Arthur, they said. They also suggested that the company could ration commodity supply of iron ore, as Rio Tinto has successfully done with iron ore, because the ...
http://www.hl.co.uk/shares/share-research/share-tips/stockbroker-tips/barclays-recommends-bhp-billiton-over-rio-tinto&c=18226065135347777228&mkt=en-gb


War on coal making the world's top mine owners a lot richer
Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Anglo American Plc, Glencore Plc and BHP Billiton Ltd. are generating the highest profits in years from their coal mines.
http://www.mining.com/web/war-coal-making-worlds-top-mine-owners-lot-richer/


Vale Profits Fall 36% in 'Very Complex' Q1
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:26:00 GMT
Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, posted a 36 drop in net income in a ... dealing with a compensation plan for the victims of the 2015 disastrous collapse of a dam at Samarco - a mine that Vale jointly owns with Anglo-Australian ...
http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/internacional/en/business/2018/04/1966572-vale-profits-fall-36-invery-complex-q1.shtml&c=4749470131074513647&mkt=en-gb


BHP and Vale get extension on settlements for Samarco
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:41:00 GMT
As per report 19 people were killed in November 2015 when an iron-ore tailings dam collapsed at the Samarco mine in Mariana, Brazil. On top of the human costs, the Doce River was contaminated with 60 million cubic metres of iron waste in what was Brazil ...
https://steelguru.com/mining/bhp-and-vale-get-extension-on-settlements-for-samarco/507970&c=594107555109929402&mkt=en-gb


Vale profits fall 36% in very complex Q1
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:13:00 GMT
Brazils Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, posted a 36 drop in net income in a ... dealing with a compensation plan for the victims of the 2015 disastrous collapse of a dam at Samarco - a mine that Vale jointly owns with Anglo-Australian ...
https://www.ft.com/content/6fce65d2-48e3-11e8-8ee8-cae73aab7ccb&c=9600916732432613445&mkt=en-gb


Brazilian court grant more time for Samarco settlement
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:17:00 GMT
Samarco, co owned by BHP and Brazilian mining giant Vale, is facing a 155 billion reals (USD 45.4 billion) legal claim for clean-up costs and damages after the November 2015 collapse of an iron ore tailings dam in the Minas Gerais region. Brazilian federal ...
https://steelguru.com/mining/brazilian-court-grant-more-time-for-samarco-settlement/507850&c=15495786227564934160&mkt=en-gb


BHP, Vale Given Extension on Settlements for Samarco
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:13:00 GMT
19 people were killed in November 2015 when an iron-ore tailings dam collapsed at the Samarco mine in Mariana, Brazil. On top of the human costs, the Doce River was contaminated with 60 million cubic metres of iron waste in what was Brazils worst ...
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/base-metals-investing/iron-investing/bhp-vale-sa-given-extension-on-settlements-for-samarco-disaster/&c=3710260277374596011&mkt=en-gb


UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 23
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:35:00 GMT
Samarco iron ore mine is jointly owned by Vale and BHP . * FIDESSA: British financial trading systems firm Fidessa has ditched a takeover by Swiss banking software business Temenos in favour of a 1.5 billion-pound ($2.10 billion) deal with rival bidder Ion.
https://uk.reuters.com/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-23-idUKL3N1S02Y5&c=1388872025670335182&mkt=en-gb


Major banks lead ASX advance
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:00:00 GMT
The Samarco iron ore mine is a joint venture between BHP and Vale. BHP closed up 1.2 per cent to $31.23. Newcrest Mining shares jumped after the company announced it would be able to return to full production after its Cadia Hill open pit was approved for ...
https://www.smh.com.au/business/major-banks-lead-asx-advance-20180423-h0z3wj.html&c=3535343656294557370&mkt=en-gb


BHP, Vale gain another Samarco extension
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:27:00 GMT
The iron ore operations have been suspended since the tailings dam ... In December, BHP and Vale committed more than $40 million each in short-term facilities to their jointly-owned Samarco Minerao for ongoing repair works and restart planning.
http://www.mining-journal.com/regulation/news/1336639/bhp-vale-gain-another-samarco-extension&c=4935555555458651849&mkt=en-gb


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