Bhp Billiton Update Incident At Samarco

Water risk in mining: Analysis of the Samarco dam failure

Mar 20, 2018Samarco is a 50:50 owned joint venture of a subsidiary of Australia's BHP Billiton, BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda, and Brazil's Vale SA, mining iron ore located in Brazil . Its operations comprise an iron ore mine, and processing and concentration facilities located in Bento Rodrigues over 500 kms inland in the Mariana region of the State of Minas

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Brazil: Who should take main blame for the Samarco mining

BHP, Vale owners tour villages devastated by Samarco. Michael Allan McCrae . Mining. 11 November 2015. A week after the Samarco's tailings dam collapsed sending a wall of water and mud into villages killing six and leaving 21 more unaccounted for, the CEOs for BHP Billiton

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Samarco mine tragedy: Toxic mud from Brazil mine spill

Nov 22, 2015The disaster struck when a dam collapsed at the waste reservoirs of an iron ore mine owned by Samarco, a joint venture between the mining giants BHP Billiton of

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Was the Samarco disaster a failure of governance from BHP

Sep 07, 2016Samarco is a 50-50 joint venture between BHP Billiton and Vale, with Samarco established as a separate legal entity and independent operator. the implications of the Samarco incident and seek

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Brazil dam burst: Mine owners BHP, Vale tour devastation

Nov 12, 2015The investigation is underway and Samarco will constantly update information on efforts to respond and on operations. BHP is expected to contribute more than $100m to

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BHP Billiton and Vale face $43billion lawsuit over

May 04, 2016BHP Billiton announced in March that it, Samarco and Vale entered into an agreement with the Federal Attorney General of Brazil, the States of

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Samarco Update

Dec 28, 2020Samarco Update. WEBWIRE – Monday (Renova) to remediate and compensate for the damages of the failure of the Fundo dam in 2015 continues, and BHP Billiton

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Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 17, BHP says

Dec 22, 2015Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 17, BHP says. The number of confirmed deaths from the collapse of a dam in Brazil has risen to 17, according to an update from mining giant BHP Billiton

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BHP Billiton 'woefully negligent' on Brazil dam collapse

May 07, 2019BHP Billiton 'woefully negligent' on Brazil dam collapse, says 3.8bn lawsuit A dam collapsed in 2015 at BHP's Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, killing 19 people. Expand

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Samarco mine could restart next year: BHP

Dec 14, 2016BHP said today Samarco has submitted applications to local authorities to restart mining at the site, initially at 60 per cent of capacity. The mine produced 30 million tonnes of iron ore annually prior to the fatal accident.

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Nov 16, 2017It came down to the wire, but BHP Billiton Ltd., Vale SA and their Samarco joint venture managed to close a deal with prosecutors that distances the

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Vale negocia sada da scia BHP Billiton da mineradora

Jan 03, 2018A Vale est em negociaes com a anglo-australiana BHP Billiton sobre o futuro da joint venture Samarco e uma alternativa que a mineradora brasileira compr

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BHP Billiton's Samarco disaster head to leave company in March

Oct 27, 2016BHP Billiton (BHP.AX)(BLT.L) said on Thursday its chief commercial officer, Dean Dalla Valle, who has led the company's response to the deadly Samarco dam disaster in Brazil, will leave the company in March 2017. Dalla Valle, who has been with the company for about 40 years, has agreed to leave as part of a move to centralise all of BHP Billiton's non-operated joint ventures under its

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BHP Billiton hits seven

Nov 23, 2015BHP Billiton hits seven-year low in wake of Brazil disaster Shares in BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) fell sharply on Sydney Monday, touching a seven-year low, as the mining giant took an additional hit from the tailings dam disaster at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil, which co-owns with Vale (NYSE:VALE). The company dropped 5.64% on []

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Brazil lays charges over Samarco dam collapse

Oct 21, 2016Senior former BHP Billiton executive Jimmy Wilson is among 21 people charged with qualified homicide over the collapse of a tailings dam at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil last November that

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IndustriALL shows solidarity with victims of BHP Billiton

Oct 20, 2016BHP Billiton operates in 13 countries. Protesters came from Brazil, to protest the Samarco dam disaster and its aftermath, from Colombia, to protest the forced removal of communities from the area surrounding the Cerrejn coal mine, and from Indonesia to protest the contamination of rivers in the rain forests of Borneo.

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BHP Billiton's Samarco costs top $3 billion

Jul 28, 2016BHP, along with its Samarco joint venture partner Vale, face an $8 billion civil suit which was reinstated by Brazil's Superior Court last month when the original agreement was suspended.

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BHP Billiton, Vale face $7 billion fine: Sanmarco mine

Feb 10, 2016BHP Billiton, Vale facing $7 billion fine for Brazil's biggest environmental disaster. IT TOOK decades to build and just minutes to completely destroy. This is the crushing legacy of a

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discuss Samarco. Samarco Everyone at BHP Billiton has been deeply affected by the tragic events that took place at Samarco's iron ore operations in Brazil. Seventeen people are confirmed dead, including five from the community and 12 working on the dams at the time of the accident. Two people also remain unaccounted for.

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Dec 21, 2015SYDNEY, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 21 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton BLT.L has not received formal notification that its assets in Brazil have been frozen, a company spokesman said Monday, three days after a court ruled to hold the assets as compensation for the Samarco mining disaster. We have yet to receive any formal notification, BHP Billiton's Paul Hutchins said by

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BHP boss to inspect Brazil mine disaster

May 26, 2021The Samarco disaster is likely to affect BHP Billiton's iron ore production forecasts and is making a heavy dent on the company's share price. BHP shares fell $1.28, or 5.6 per cent, to close at

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BHP Billiton to sign deal on Samarco Brazilian dam disaster

Mar 02, 2016The BHP Billiton and Vale-owned Samarco iron ore joint venture was due overnight to sign a framework agreement covering the cost of the deadly November tailings dam

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Brazil mine spill not hazardous to human health

Dec 01, 2015The world's top iron ore miner said Tuesday that the catastrophic tailings dam burst at its Samarco joint venture mine with BHP Billiton will lead to a $443 million cash flow reduction next year.

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Samarco update

Jan 05, 2021Samarco expects initially to produce approximately 8 million tpy of iron ore pellets. The extensive work undertaken by the Renova Foundation to remediate and compensate for the damages of the failure of the Fundo dam in 2015 continues, and BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda continues to support Renova in its work.

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Brazil dam burst: at least 15 feared dead after disaster

Nov 06, 2015Samarco said in a statement it had not yet determined why the dam burst or the extent of the disaster. BHP Billiton said in a statement that it was "concerned for

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Worst yet to come for BHP: Standard Poor's

Nov 24, 2015The dam incident at BHP Billiton's joint venture with Vale SA, Samarco Mineracao SA, does not have an immediate rating impact on BHP Billiton, given that in

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Brazil Sues BHP Vale For Dam Disaster, Stocks Hit New

Nov 30, 2015Mining giants BHP Billiton ( BHP) and Vale ( VALE) both fell to 10-year lows today after Brazil's government said Friday it would sue the two companies and their Samarco joint venture for more

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BHP Billiton PLC to challenge revival of 4.7bn legal

Jul 01, 2016Auteco Minerals successful March quarter exploration expected to underpin Pickle Crow gold resource update in July; Kazia Therapeutics lands

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Brazil dam disaster: judge freezes assets of miners BHP

Dec 23, 2015The number of confirmed deaths from the collapse of a dam in Brazil has risen to 17, according to an update from mining giant BHP Billiton.Two people working on the dam, which held back waste water from iron ore mining, are unaccounted for, BHP said.BHP owns the dam with Brazil's Vale via a joint-venture, Samarco. A court has frozen their assets in the country.The firms have appointed

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Samarco to stay shut, BHP to cut 40% of workforce via

Jul 18, 2016BHP Billiton has announced that it plans to cut 40% of its workforce at the Samarco iron ore operation in Brazil through voluntary redundancies. Image credit: bhpbillitonBHP The company has confirmed that operations will not restart this year, but as soon as all regulatory approvals are in place and accepted by all relevant authorities and

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BHP Billiton one year on from the Samarco Fundo dam disaster

Nov 03, 2016BHP Billiton one year on from the Samarco Fundo dam disaster. Andrew Mackenzie was rushing towards South America when he took a call from an old friend. A dam failure had killed scores of people

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BHP Billiton 'woefully negligent' on Brazil dam collapse

May 07, 2019BHP Billiton 'woefully negligent' on Brazil dam collapse, says 3.8bn lawsuit A dam collapsed in 2015 at BHP's Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, killing 19 people. Expand

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