Vale report blames water level for Brazil mining waste dam disaster

FILE PHOTO: A view of Brazilian mining company Vale's collapsed tailings dam in Brumadinho, Brazil, Feb. 13, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The deadly collapse of a Vale SA’s mining waste dam in Brazil was partially triggered by “a persistently high water level” that caused the structure to lose strength and stability, according to a report by a panel of experts appointed by the company’s lawyers. The report, released by Vale on Thursday, […]

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