Vale's clarifies tailings dam decision

VALE says it decided to decommission all 19 upstream tailings dams it had operating at its iron ore mines in Brazil right after the Samarco tailings dam disaster in late 2015.

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Vale CEO Fabio Schvartsman addressing the media.

That will be cold comfort to the people of Minas Gerais state in Brazil, which was the site of another Vale upstream tailings dam collapsed on January 25.