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Rompimento de barragem no distrito de Bento Rodrigues, zona rural de Mariana, em Minas Gerais
Justice

BHP Billiton challenges Mariana collapse dam case in UK

BHP Billiton, the British-Australian mining company being sued in the UK over the tragedy in Mariana, Minas Gerais, is challenging the jurisdiction of the British courts moving ahead with the case. The matter is expected to be discussed at a hearing on June 9, 2020.

General

Four years after tragedy, Mariana town sees economic improvement

In the last few years, the first days of November have brought difficult memories to Mariana, the historical town in Minas Gerais state, Southeast Brazil.

General

Vale authorized to resume operations in Mariana

Brazilian mining giant Vale may resume its activities in the Alegria mine, part of the Mariana complex, in Minas Gerais state. It had been shut down in March 2019. The company reported Friday (Nov.

General

Brazil has 45 dams under threat of collapse

A report released today by Brazil’s National Water Foundation (ANA) shows that 45 dams were facing collapse risk in 2017. Most are located in the North and Northeast.

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Compensation deal signed over tragedy in Mariana

Nearly three years after the burst of the Fundão dam, in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, mining giant Samarco and state prosecutors signed a deal ensuring compensation for the people affected by the tragedy.