After the devastating mud avalanche on a dam in the Brazilian mining group Vale in January, the company has evacuated reasons, the environment of a further dam for safety. Are affected around 200 people. You have chosen according to studies by specialists, informed Vale on Saturday. The dam is located in the iron ore mine Mar Azul in Nova Lima in the Minas Gerais state.
In the same state of breakage of a dam in a Vale-iron ore mine near the town of Brumadinho at the end of January, hundreds of people from a mudslide buried. So far, 166 bodies have been recovered, and 147 Missing, there is no more hope.
The Brazilian police also determines who is responsible for the disaster in January. In addition to Vale employees, two employees of the German TÜV Süd were arrested; the German company was reviewed in September 2018, the safety of the dam.
dam break in Brazil – protests against mining group Vale To the dam collapse at a mine in Brazil, relatives of the victims make the company in Vale responsible. In the case of the accident, at least 65 people had died. © Photo: Pilar Olivares/Reuters
In November, 2015, had been killed in a further dam break in a Vale Mine 19 people, millions of cubic liters of sewage sludge led to arguably the worst environmental disaster in the history of Brazil. At that time, about 50 million tons of mud had covered thousands of hectares of fertile soil and a whole village.