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Samarco executives temporarily step down to plan defence

The Samarco Mineração SA Board of Directors have accepted requests made by CEO Ricardo Vescovi and Operations Director, Kleber Terra, for a temporary withdrawal...

ICMM commences global tailings management review

International – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Wednesday announced that it would convene a global review of tailings storage facility standards...

Fundão dam residue hits Brazilian coast

International - In the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, mud and mine waste has now reached the coast, following the collapse of the Fundão...

Nine known fatalities confirmed after Samarco tailings collapse

Samarco, BHP and Vale's joint venture iron ore company in Brazil early this morning announced nine known fatalities following the collapse of its tailings dam,...

Anglo American: Brazil iron ore CEO resigns, other management changes

International – Global diversified miner Anglo American announced on Wednesday that Paulo Castellari has stepped down from his position as CEO of Anglo American’s...

BHP/Vale CEO’s pledge support following Samarco tailings dam collapse

International – As an immediate step following the collapse of the Fundão tailings dam, in Minas Gerais, Brazil last week, the BHP Billiton and...

AngloGold Ashanti quarter beats operating guidance & generates free cash flow

Gold major AngloGold Ashanti has generated US$71 million of free cash flow in the three months to June 2015 with production and costs beating...

Largo Resources to lift Brazil mine’s NPV with Whittle

Mining optimisation expert Whittle Consulting (WCL) will apply its Enterprise Optimisation solution with TSX-V listed Largo Resources on its Maracas Menchen vanadium operation in...

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