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BHP, Vale Samarco JV files for Brazil bankruptcy protection

Samarco has announced that it filed for judicial reorganisation with the Commercial Courts of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Tailings management: What has changed since Brumadinho?

While the scale and consequences of the Brumadinho dam failure were extreme, other tailings dam failures have occurred on a regular basis.
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Accurate pore pressure monitoring reduces tailings dam risk

The Brumadinho tailings dam failure in Brazil that killed over 250 people created worldwide focus on what can be done to reduce tailings dam failures.

Africa learns from tailings dam failures in Brazil

The mining industry in Africa has been encouraged monitor the lessons still being learned from Brazil’s highly public and fatal tailings dam failures.

Gold mine reaps benefits of supplemental oxygen supply system

TSX/NYSE-listed Great Panther has commissioned a supplemental modular liquid oxygen supply system at the Tucano Gold Mine in Brazil.

Technology highlighted as a key strategy at PDAC

The key role of technology and innovation has been highlighted as a key strategy for the Brazilian mining sector as stated by Minister Bento Albuquerque.

Top 10 ways to re-energize South Africa’s mining industry

BCG has identified 10 priority interventions and the roles South Africa’s Government and mining industry can play in them.

More than 100 perish in Brumadinho with hundreds more missing

The 2015 collapse of the Bento Rodrigues iron ore dam was a disaster. The Brumadinho dam collapse has now surpassed the previous level of destruction.

Anglo American resumes Minas-Rio iron ore operation in Brazil

Anglo American has announced the resumption of operations at its Minas-Rio operation in Brazil expects the operation to ramp up to 1.2 Mt.
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Crunch time coming for minerals supply as economic powerhouses drive demand

China will remain a key driver of global commodity demand but India and Indonesia will put added pressure on minerals supply.