The search for victims. Photo: Reuters

Watch: the terrifying moment Brazilian dam collapsed, killing 115 people

  • Vale SA, the company that ran and operated the dam, said the residues did not have dangerous levels of metals, but experts argue that the impact on the environment could be irreversible
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Police officers are seen after a dam, owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA, burst in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil January 25, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Brazil’s Vale hit with first fine over dam disaster

  • US$66.5 million fine levied against company by the government’s environmental protection agency Ibama
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Police officers are seen after a dam, owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA, burst in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil January 25, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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