The International Coalition of Large Dams (ICOLD) group "is recommending that dams, especially large dams, be built by dam professionals.
Brazil Mining News
Two other engineers, who worked for Germany’s TUEV SUED on a contract where they attested to the safety of the Vale dam, were arrested in Sao Paulo.
"Negotiations may or may not continue," the company said in statement.
On Saturday TUEV SUED told Reuters it had not found the dam to be damaged when it was inspected last September.
“Before pointing out fingers we need to see what happened first”
"The fact is that Vale's share drop was even steeper than some market participants expected"
"We're worried that the mine accident might lead to higher premiums on low-aluminium iron ore"
By Monday, local officials had confirmed at least 60 people dead and said they fear that among the hundreds who are still missing there will be very few survivors.
“How can they let this happen again?” Melo said. “They wiped out our city.”
Vale plunged as much as 20 percent in Sao Paulo on Monday, the biggest intraday drop since October 2008.
An alarm warning of an imminent mining dam rupture was issued on Sunday morning near Brumadinho, the same Brazilian community where the collapse of Vale's dam on Friday killed at least 58 and left over 400 more feared dead.
As early as next week, iron ore prices may start to reflect the impacts of Vale's dam bursting at Corrego de Feijao in Brumadinho.
Nine bodies had been recovered by Saturday morning.
The announcement was made after both companies confirmed the original terms of an earn-in agreement they signed back in 2017.
Copper production reached a five-year high, more than offsetting output declines at Minas Rio in Brazil and Kumba in South Africa.
A research report by Wood Mackenzie states that electrification and automation will be a key priority for global mining companies.
Three incidents occurred during the second half of 2018 hit BHP's production volumes by 4 million tonnes of iron ore and 70,000 tonnes of copper.
General Franklimberg Ribeiro de Freitas’s return to the country’s Indigenous Rights Agency (Funai) is seen by many as positive, as the agency has lost funding and authority on land issues.
Environmentalists say the tribes are the last guardians of the rainforest and opening their lands to commercial activity will speed deforestation of the Amazon.
Canada's cobalt sector and Ecuador's budding mining sector for copper and gold will be investment hot spots.
The move has comes as Vale aims to generate all of its energy needs from renewable sources.
The plant is operating at half capacity after early last year admitting it had made unlicensed emissions of untreated water.
The Canadian junior expects to mine 230,000 to 265,000 gold ounces this year from both Aurizona mine in Brazil and its recently acquired Mesquite gold operation in California.
Ruben Fernandes, who has led the company’s iron ore and nickel interests in the South American country for almost three years, will become CEO of Base Metals effective March 1.
Schvartsman, appointed CEO in March 2017 to replace Murilo Ferreira, had been set to end his term in May.