After the devastating dam break in the Brazilian city of Brumadinho, with more than 180 dead, TÜV Süd AG will examine its internal processes and possible causes for the accident. This is done with the support of in-house and external experts, as a company officer, spokesperson at the request of the German press told the Agency.

According to a report from “Spiegel online” accusing a Brazilian state Prosecutor of the German service provider negligence in the audit of the dam. “Should the studies show a misconduct on the part of TÜV Süd employees, TÜV Süd AG with the necessary consequences,” it said in a written opinion.

The dam was at 25. January broken and had caused a mud avalanche. At least 186 people were killed, some 120 people are still missing.

tested for The service provider from Munich, had the dam at an iron ore mine in the state of Minas Gerais in the Southeast of the South American country last year, two Times. At least a TÜV-engineer, should have expressed doubts of the stability of the dam, as previously known.