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the brumadinho tragedy has resulted in removal of vale from corporate human rights benchmark

Vale removed from human rights benchmark

Vale has been officially removed from the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark following the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse. It had previously ranked in 6th place. “The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark...

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Vale CEO speaks out on dam collapse

In a surprise statement, the Vale Chief Executive Officer has spoken out on the Corrego do Feijao mine tailings dam disaster. He told a press conference that there were 300 contractors and employees...

Semarco mine won’t reopen this year, BHP says

  BHP Billiton has said it was unlikely the Samarco iron ore mine would reopen, after the tragic events in November 2015 when two dam bursts. “Samarco makes an important contribution to...

Return of the black lung to face Senate inquiry

A Senate inquiry into the return of the deadly black lung disease has been announced this week. Six Queensland coal miners have been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, or black lung...

Queensland coal mine dust double the limit

Dust levels at a Queensland coal mine where three miners have been diagnosed with the deadly black lung disease have been recorded up to six times the legal limit. Three workers at Vale’s Carborough...

BHP hit with $7.2b lawsuit after Brazil mine disaster

The Brazilian Government intends to sue Samarco, Vale and BHP for $7.2b for clean-up costs and damages after dams collapsed at their iron ore operation in Minas Gerais killing 13 people. According to...

Strong contenders at safety innovations awards

The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference 2015 has gone off with a bang, with hundreds of delegates gathering in Townsville until tomorrow. With a program packed full of safety...