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Tragedy in Brumadinho: What in practice means Vale’s decision to end dams like the one that collapsed

Vale’s decision to halt ore exploration operations and to deactivate ten dams that use tailings storage methods similar to the Córrego do Feijão mine, which broke last week in Brumadinho (MG), was classified by the company’s president, Fábio Schvartsman, of “definitive plan” and “drastic”. The measure envisages, in practice, to retire the upstream dam method – equal… Read More »