Exclusive: Brazil miner Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

FILE PHOTO: The Corrego do Feijao mine owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, is shown in this satellite photo, after a tailing dam collapse in Brumandinho, Brazil, taken January 29, 2019. Satellite image ©2019 DigitalGlobe, a Mazar Company/Handout via REUTERS

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in Brazil that collapsed in January and killed at least 165 people had a heightened risk of rupturing, according to an internal document seen by Reuters on Monday. The report, dated Oct. 3, 2018, shows that […]

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