- Reuters•4 hours ago
BELO HORIZONTE/RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - The deadly collapse of a tailings dam last November at the Samarco mine, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton, was caused by drainage and design flaws, a report into Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster showed on Monday. Norbert Morgenstern, a geotechnical engineering professor who headed the investigation, repeatedly told reporters he could not answer their questions when quizzed on whether there was negligence or malpractice on the part of the companies involved. A separate police investigation has accused Samarco of willful misconduct, saying the company ignored clear signs the dam was at risk of collapsing.
- The Wall Street Journal•4 hours ago
The companies responsible for the failure of a massive tailings dam in Brazil reported the causes of the incident. But it added little information to what Brazilian police and prosecutors had gathered, ...
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)
NYSE - NYSE Real Time Price. Currency in USD
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|Ask||32.36 x 100|
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|52wk Range||18.46 - 38.10|
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