Brazil to launch corruption probe into Vale dam disaster

World Mar 2, 2019

Brazil to launch corruption probe into Vale dam disaster

Brazil's authorities will investigate miner Vale SA over possible corruption in misleading officials about the safety of its dam that burst and killed hundreds, a spokeswoman for the Mines and Energy Ministry said on Friday. If found to have violated Brazil's 2013 anti-corruption law, Vale ...

Another dam owned by Vale bursts at Brazil mine; 200 missing

World Jan 26, 2019

Another dam owned by Vale bursts at Brazil mine; 200 missing

Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst on Friday at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA, the second major dam disaster involving the company in just over three years. Seven bodies had been recovered by nightfall, ...