Tag: Barão de Cocais

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister, Bento Albuquerque, said on Thursday that there is no safe dam in the country. "There is no safe dam. That concept does not exist," said Albuquerque...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A small city in Minas Gerais has been in waiting mode this week as residents pause to see what will happen after the impending rupture of the northern slope of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian judge announced on Friday that she is increasing the fine to be levied at Vale to R$300 million (approximately US$73 million) if the mining giant does not present,...

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