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Brazil's mining tragedy was it a preventable disaster?As the ‘sea of mud’ continues its path of destruction, allegations have surfaced that the dam collapse was a result of government and industry negligenceThe recent collapse of a mining dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is one of the.BHP fights Brazil claim over iron mine collapseMining giant BHP Billiton says it will fight the suspension by the Brazilian Supreme Court of a settlement for damages caused by a dam burst at an iron ore mineIron ore is wreaking havoc on WA Welcome to capitalism, Colin BarnettCollapsing iron ore prices are set to smash the Western Australian budget But the premier cant blame the miners when the states forecasts were too high Continue reading.Dam burst in Brazil caught on video releasing torrents of mining wasteEnvironmental analyst Pedro Paulo Barbalho filmed millions of cubic metres of iron ore mining waste bursting from a dam in the state of Minas Gerais, south east BrazilBaffinland Iron Mines preparing for ore shipmentsBaffinland Iron Mines Corp's Mary River mining project is geared to produce 35 million tonnes of treated ore annually for a total investment (including the shipping port at Milne Inlet) of about $750 millionBrazil's slow motion environmental catastrophe unfoldsToxic mudslide from collapse of dams spreads as BHP Billiton fined $66mNine people are now confirmed dead, and a further 19 remain unaccounted for as a slow motion environmental catastrophe continues to unfold following the collapse of two mining.Dam burst in Brazil caught on video releasing torrents of mining wasteEnvironmental analyst Pedro Paulo Barbalho filmed millions of cubic metres of iron ore mining waste bursting from a dam in the state of Minas Gerais, south east BrazilFour deaths confirmed in Brazil mining dam collapseMARIANA, Brazil, Nov 10 (Reuters) Search and rescue teams have confirmed four deaths following the collapse of tailings dams at an iron ore mine in Brazil,.Rio Tinto raises iron ore production targets despite global metal gloomMining giant Rio Tinto defied falling metal prices and said it would increase iron ore production by as much as 7% this year, taking advantage of its position as the producer with the lowest costs in the worldSchoolteacher saves 58 children from mining flood in BrazilThe village is submerged in thick sludge of water and iron ore waste from the dam at Samarco, owned by mining giants Vale SA and BHP Billiton

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MARKET REPORT Miners lose iron grip as ore prices tumbleHEAVYWEIGHT miners dragged leading shares lower yesterday amid concerns over tumbling iron ore pricDeadly Brazil dam collapse puts spotlight on mining safetyA deadly mine tailings dam collapse in Brazil has reignited concerns about safety in British Columbia where a similar collapse at Mount Polley mine last year caused environmental damage but no fataliti The catastrophic collapse of a dam at the.Rio Tinto raises iron ore production targets despite global metal gloomMining giant Rio Tinto defied falling metal prices and said it would increase iron ore production by as much as 7% this year, taking advantage of its position as the producer with the lowest costs in the worldIron ore and rare earth metals mining an industry under siege?Resource scarcity and human rights issues surrounding metals extraction, coupled with unrelenting global demand mean the industry is facing some tough realities Continue reading.BHP Billiton faces £30bn compensation claim over Brazil dam disasterMining subsidiary Samarco blamed for country’s worst environmental tragedy, which left 19 deadBHP Billiton and its partner Vale are facing a 155bn real (£30bn) claim from Brazilian prosecutors over a dam collapse last year at one of their iron.Rio Tinto loses battle for Guinea ore rightsMining group Vale and Israeli tycoon Beny Steinmetz accused of conspiring over Simandou ironBrazil to sue mining companies BHP and Vale for $5bn over dam disasterThe collapse of a wastewater dam at an iron ore mine left more than 13 dead and has triggered am environmental crisis in the River Doce basin Brazil’s government has announced it will sue mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale for $US52bn afterRio raises iron ore shipments to 300m tonnesWalsh warns of challenging market for mining companiesRoger Agnelli, who turned Vale into a global mining giant, dies in plane crash with wife and two childrenRoger Agnelli presided over an unprecedented decade of growth during the commodities boom that entrenched Brazilian mining company Vale SA as the world's largest iron ore producerMud from Brazil mining disaster contaminates oceanRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A torrent of mud unleashed by a dam burst at an iron ore mine in southeastern Brazil is contaminating the Atlantic Ocean The deadly st.