Brazil Police Charge Seven In Samarco Mine

Brazil police charge seven in Samarco mine deaths: reports

Brazilian police charged six executives and another suspect Tuesday over the deaths of 19 people when a wastewater dam collapsed at an iron ore mine last year, media reported The CEO of Samarco at the time of the November 5 tragedy, Ricardo Vescovi, was …

Brazil police charge seven in Samarco mine deaths: reports

Brazilian police charged six executives and another suspect Tuesday over the deaths of 19 people when a wastewater dam collapsed at an iron ore mine last year, media reported The CEO of Samarco at the time of the November 5 tragedy, Ricardo Vescovi, was among the seven charged with homicide

Brazil police charge seven in Samarco mine deaths: reports

Brazilian police charged six executives and another suspect Tuesday over the deaths of 19 people when a wastewater dam collapsed at an iron ore mine last year, media reported The CEO of Samarco at the time of the November 5 tragedy, Ricardo Vescovi, was …

Brazil police charge seven in Samarco mine deaths: reports

Feb 23, 2016 · Brazilian police charged six executives and another suspect Tuesday over the deaths of 19 people when a wastewater dam collapsed at an iron …

Samarco executives will be charged | The West Australian

Brazil’s federal police say it will charge seven executives from the Samarco joint venture — owned by BHP and Vale — with environmental crimes in connection with a …

Brazil Police Accuse Vale, Samarco of Environmental Crime

Brazil’s Federal Police accused Vale SA and its Brazilian joint venture with BHP Billiton Ltd of environmental crime related to a November dam collapse that destroyed a city in the country’s

Brazil charges 21 people with homicide in Samarco disaster

The accident, which has been deemed the worst environmental disaster in Brazil's history, occurred in November last year when Samarco's tailings dam breached, flooding 280 miles of the Doce River

Brazil police accuse seven of murder over Samarco dam

The police, in a statement, accused the mine executives of “qualified homicide,” the murder charge that carries the heaviest sentence in Brazil of 12 to 30 years in prison

Brazil prosecutors charge 21 with homicide for Samarco dam

A general view of the work site of a iron ore mine operated by Samarco owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd in Mariana, Brazil, November 11, 2015

Samarco executives accused of homicide by Brazilian police

Brazilian police in the state of Minas Gerais recommended "qualified homicide" charges for the chief executive of Samarco at the time, Ricardo Vescovi, and six others, local newspaper Veja

Brazilian police charge companies in mine waste spill

Jan 14, 2016 · Brasília (AFP) - Police in Brazil said Thursday they have brought criminal charges against two mining companies and seven executives over a mine waste spill that buried a …

Brazil police accuse seven of murder over Samarco dam burst

Feb 23, 2016 · The police, in a statement, accused the mine executives of "qualified homicide," the murder charge that carries the heaviest sentence in Brazil of 12 to 30 years in prison

Brazil police charge 7 for deaths caused by Samarco dam

Brazilian police in the state of Minas Gerais charged six Samarco executives and one contractor for crimes relating to the deaths of 19 people caused by a burst tailings dam at a mine in November

Seven charged over Samarco dam disaster - BBC News

Police in Minas Gerais State have asked for Ricardo Vescovi, along with five other Samarco executives and one contractor to be arrested Samarco is owned by Brazil's Vale and mining giant BHP

Brazil police accuse seven of murder over Samarco dam burst

In Brazil only prosecutors, and not police, can formally bring criminal charges but public accusations often anticipate charges being filed The police, in a statement, accused the mine executives of "qualified homicide," the murder charge that carries the heaviest sentence in Brazil …

Brazil police to charge mining firms | Tractopart

Brazil police to charge mining firms, execs with environmental crimes Brazil’s Federal Police said Wednesday it would charge three mining-sector companies, including Samarco and Vale, and seven executives of those firms with environmental crimes in connection with a …

Criminal charges against mining companies involved in

Police in Brazil said Thursday they have brought criminal charges against two mining companies and seven executives over a mine waste spill that buried a village and killed 17 peopleFederal

Brazil police accuse seven of murder over Samarco dam

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian police in the state of Minas Gerais on Tuesday accused six Samarco executives and one contractor of murder in connection with …

Brazil police accuse 7 of murder over Samarco dam burst

In Brazil only prosecutors, and not police, can formally bring criminal charges but public accusations often anticipate charges being filed The police, in a statement, accused the mine executives of "qualified homicide," the murder charge that carries the heaviest sentence in Brazil …

Brazilian police charge companies in mine waste spill

Police in Brazil said Thursday they have brought criminal charges against two mining companies and seven executives over a mine waste spill that buried a village and killed 17 people Federal police accuse Brazilian iron ore giant Vale, mine operator Samarco and company officials including Samarco's

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Only prosecutors can formally present criminal charges in Brazil The report of the police raid of the Samarco offices occurred a day after Minas Gerais state said the dam burst caused losses to municipalities estimated at 12 billion reais ($303 million), not considering environmental problems

Brazil police charge 7 for deaths caused by Samarco dam

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian police in the state of Minas Gerais charged six Samarco executives and one contractor for crimes relating to the deaths of 19 people caused by a burst tailings dam at a mine in November, the G1 news website reported on Tuesday

Former BHP iron ore boss faces murder charge over Samarco

Brazil’s federal prosecutors announced overnight they had filed criminal charges including qualified homicide against 22 people over their roles in the November collapse of a tailings dam at the Samarco iron ore mine, which killed 19 people

Police charge 7 with homicide over dam burst that killed

Brazilian police have charged on Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016, the president of mining company Samarco and six others with aggravated homicide over the deaths of at least 17 people after the dam burst

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Brazil police charge seven for deaths caused by Samarco dam burst - report RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police in the state of Minas Gerais charged six Samarco executives and one contractor for crimes relating to the deaths of 19 people caused by a burst tailings dam at a mine in November, the G1 news website reported on

Rush to speed Brazil mine permit may be behind dam disaster

Nov 09, 2015 · BRASILIA (Reuters) - Mining companies often complain endless red tape makes it hard to do business in Brazil but prosecutors and environmentalists say burst dams at an iron ore mine that triggered massive flooding last week point to gaping lapses in …

Brazilian prosecutor: Samarco keeps leaking

"The seven executives, including Samarco's boss at the time of the mine disaster, are being accused of "qualified homicide"" Police have also accused the seven individuals of endangering public health by polluting the region’s drinking water

Uncertainty over Brazil Samarco mine hinders restructuring

The main problem, according to seven sources with knowledge of different parts of company and creditor strategy, is a lack of visibility of when the mine may restart Originally, Samarco said it expected to resume operations at reduced capacity this year

Samarco to compensate Brazil for tailings spill tragedy

Brazilian Police have recently launched an investigation into the culpability of seven Samarco officials for the deaths caused by the spill, with accusations of qualified homicide, a charge which

Uncertainty over Brazil Samarco mine hinders restructuring

Vale, BHP and Samarco declined to comment on negotiations The main problem, according to seven sources with knowledge of different parts of company and creditor strategy, is a lack of visibility of when the mine may restart Originally, Samarco said it expected …

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BHP in Brazil dam disaster deal - theaustralianau

November’s collapse of a dam at the Samarco mine in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais released a tsunami of iron ore tailings on to the valley floor below, all but wiping out the nearby town

Brazil: Repercussions of Samarco dams collapse hit both

The social and environmental tragedy was caused by the Samarco mine in Minas Gerais State, Brazil Two dams in the open-pit iron mine broke, and the sludge buried the village of Bento Rodrigues (just over 20 kilometers from the city of Mariana and 120 from state capital Belo Horizonte), where 600 …

Samarco - Revolvy

Feb 14, 2017 · Samarco Mineração SA is a Brazilian mining company founded in 1977 It is currently a joint-venture between Vale and the English-Australian BHP Billiton , each one holding 50% of the company's stocks Structure Samarco is hosted in Belo Horizonte , the capital of Minas Gerais

One year on, Brazilian mine tragedy wounds still raw

Samarco, located near the historic town of Mariana in Brazil's metals-rich Minas Gerais state, insists it is doing everything possible to draw a line under what it calls a …

Brazil sues BHP, Vale for $US5 billion in damages for

Brazil has filed a lawsuit against two of the world's largest mining companies for $52 billion to clean up the damage caused by the collapse of a tailings dam

BHP in Brazil dam disaster deal | The Courier-Mail

November’s collapse of a dam at the Samarco mine in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais released a tsunami of iron ore tailings on to the valley floor below, all but wiping out the nearby town

BHP in Brazil dam disaster deal | Herald Sun

Despite the agreement, Brazilian police last week said they would be seeking arrest warrants for six Samarco employees and a consultant to the BHP and Vale-owned company