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Brazil's Mining Disaster Worst in History | The Inertia, Sixteen days ago, two dams collapsed in Brazil. It was an absolute fucking disaster, for a variety of reasons. Almost 16 million gallons escaped, sending a deluge of hazardous sludge into a tiny ...Mining disaster in Brazil is an environmental catastrophe, Mining disaster in Brazil is an environmental catastrophe The collapse of two dams at a Brazilian mine spells an absolute catastrophe, with effects that could haunt Brazil for years to come. by ...$6 billion settlement reached in Brazil mining disaster,  · Mining company Samarco -- a joint venture between Vale and BHP Billiton ()-- has reached a deal with the Brazilian government to pay up to 24 billion reais ($6.2 billion) over a dam collapse that ...Brumadinho dam disaster, The Brumadinho dam disaster occurred on 25 January 2019 when Dam I, a tailings dam at the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil, suffered a catastrophic failure. The dam is owned by Vale, the same company that was involved in the 2015 Mariana dam disaster. ...BHP Billiton 'woefully negligent' over Brazil dam collapse, Samarco, the mining company involved in the disaster, is co-owned by BHP and Brazilian firm Vale. Both firms have faced big fines in Brazil, and have had to pay millions of dollars into ....

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Brazil mine disaster exposes BHP's failures, The disaster in Brazil highlights the mining industry is not doing enough to ensure safety and responsible business conduct around the world. This is no "incident" as described by BHP, ...