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Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 150

No one has been found alive since January 26, the day after a large reservoir containing mining waste was breached.

published on : 7th February 2019

Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 121

Lt. Pedro Aihara of the Minas Gerais state Fire Department said Saturday that some bodies may never be found under the tons of mud that swept through a rural area of Brumadinho.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Brazil dam collapse: Death toll rises to 58, over 300 missing

Of the 58 victims, 19 have been identified. The missing people include residents of the destroyed area and workers from Brazilian mining company Vale.

published on : 28th January 2019

Brazil's mining giant Vale hit with initial fine of USD 66.5 million over dam disaster

The amount, confirmed by multiple sources including a government official, was announced by the environment ministry, which did not immediately give an official figure.

published on : 27th January 2019

'No defect' found in Brazil dam during German inspection

Tuev Sued, a Munich-based company specialising in certifications across the world, said it ran the inspection at the request of Vale, the Brazilian mining giant that owns the mine.

published on : 26th January 2019

With 9 bodies recovered, fears rise for 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

Television images showed helicopters being used to rescue people stuck in mud, and a wide swath of destruction carved through vegetation and farmland.

published on : 26th January 2019

Laos to press on with dam-building after deadly collapse: PM Thongloun Sisoulith

An official tally given by Laos' secretive government said 35 people died in the collapse of the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy saddle dam, a Korean-built structure which had not yet been completed.

published on : 12th September 2018