Vale CEO steps down, reluctantly

Vale CEO steps down, reluctantly

Fabio Schvartsman has been "temporarily" removed from his CEO's role.

Three more tailings dam failures predicted for this decade

Three more tailings dam failures predicted for this decade

Research points to 14 serious failures and so far there have been 11 in this decade.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

12 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale's clarifies tailings dam decision

Vale's clarifies tailings dam decision

Had already decommissioned nine by the time the Brumadinho disaster occurred last month.

Sustainability

01 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale decommissioning upstream tailings dams

Vale decommissioning upstream tailings dams

Estimated to take three years and will stop production of 40 million tonnes per annum.

Death toll in Brumadinho dam collapse hits 60

Death toll in Brumadinho dam collapse hits 60

Company working on plan to improve the safety of its tailings dams.