Vale dam News

Brazil Judge Orders Vale to Pay Damages to Families of Victims of 2019 Mining Disaster

BRASILIA – A regional labor judge has ordered Brazilian miner Vale SA to pay 1 million reais ($197,240) in compensation to each of the families of 131 employees killed in the collapse of a mining dam in 2019. The disaster …

Brazil Miner Vale, State Authorities Narrow Differences in Disaster Settlement: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale SA and state authorities narrowed their gap in a potential settlement deal over the Brumadinho mining disaster to 11 billion reais ($2 billion) before talks fell apart, a person close to the negotiations told Reuters on Friday. …

German Firm Quits Safety Inspection Business Following Brazilian Dam Collapse

Germany’s TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm’s chief executive told Reuters. The collapse of the …