Miner Vale evacuates 200 people near Brazilian dam on fears of instability

Miner Vale evacuates 200 people near Brazilian dam on fears of instability

Around 200 residents were evacuated from an area near a tailings dam in Brazil operated by Vale SA late on February 16, amid fears that it was structurally weak and could burst like a similar barrier failure last month that killed 300 people. (8 hours ago)

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