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Vale (company): Multinational diversified metals and mining corporation
Vale S.A. is a Brazilian multinational corporation engaged in metals and mining and one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil.

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Brazil's Vale knew Brumadinho dam was unsafe as early as 2003: internal report

An independent investigation requested by Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA into the causes of the Brumadinho tailings dam disaster that killed 270 people a year ago found the company knew about the..
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Brazil state judge accepts charges against Vale ex-CEO, others over dam burst

A Brazilian state judge has accepted charges against Vale SA former Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman and 15 others related to a fatal disaster at the iron ore miner's Brumadinho tailings dam a year..
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Minas Gerais court accepts charges against 16 people related to dam disaster

A judge in the state court of Minas Gerais has accepted charges against 16 people related to the Vale SA dam disaster in Brumadinho a year ago, according to a statement on Friday.
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One year after Vale dam break, pain runs deep in Brazil mine disaster town

Exactly one year ago a tailings dam in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho collapsed, killing more than 250 people in one of the world's worst mining disasters.
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Brazil charges ex-Vale CEO with homicide for dam disaster

Brazilian state prosecutors have charged Fabio Schvartsman, the former chief executive of miner Vale, and 15 other people with homicide for a dam disaster last year that killed more than 250 people,..
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Ex-Vale chief charged with murder for role in Brazil dam disaster: documents

State prosecutors in Brazil have charged 16 individuals with homicide and environmental crimes for their role in the Brumadinho disaster last January, when a dam owned by miner Vale SA burst, killing..
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Brazil to file charges on Tuesday against miner Vale for dam disaster

Brazilian state prosecutors said they will file charges against miner Vale SA, auditor Tuv Sud, and 16 people later on Tuesday, in relation to a deadly mining dam disaster.
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Brazil Vale dam near site of January disaster has 'cracks': TV station

State prosecutors in Brazil have identified cracks in a tailings dam owned by iron ore mining company Vale SA and have asked the firm to hire an independent auditor to look in to the matter, a..
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Brazil regulator says Vale 'negligence' may have cost lives

Brazil's mining regulator on Tuesday blasted iron ore miner Vale SA for failing to disclose problems with a mining dam before a deadly collapse in January, saying this kept the agency from taking..
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Vale CEO received anonymous email warning ahead of Brazil dam disaster: congress report

The former chief executive of Brazilian iron ore miner Vale received an anonymous email weeks before the deadly collapse of a tailings dam at Brumadinho in January 2019 warning about "dams at their..
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Brazil's Vale triggers emergency protocol at Ouro Preto dam

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA on Thursday said it had preemptively triggered an emergency protocol at its Forquilha IV dam which processes waste from its Fábrica mine near the historic town of Ouro..
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Brazil probe into Vale dam collapse to conclude within days, prosecutor says

A criminal investigation into the fatal collapse of a dam owned by mining firm Vale SA should be concluded in the coming days, a Brazilian prosecutor said on Tuesday, with charges to follow.
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Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe: source

Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of..
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Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder

Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday.
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Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel

Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse..
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Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams

A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place..
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Brazil senate committee recommends indicting Vale executives

A Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating iron ore miner Vale SA's deadly dam collapse in late January recommended on Tuesday the indictment of Vale itself as a company, as well as dam..
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Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments

A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news service,..
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Brazil's Vale says conducted blasts near Brumadinho dam after burst

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said on Tuesday that it had conducted two planned explosions near its upstream tailings dam whose collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, but only after the dam..
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Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety

A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners.
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