Mining restarts at Samarco after deadly disaster

Mining restarts at Samarco after deadly disaster

Blog by LMN Volunteer Ella Hopkins Fundão dam at the Samarco mine in 2013 BHP has resumed its operations at the Samarco mine, five years after the 2015 Fundão dam disaster which killed 20 people, destroyed 3 villages and polluted over 600km of rivers with toxic mine...
Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Dear friends, Monday 25 January was the second anniversary of the catastrophic tailings dam collapse at Vale’s iron ore mine at Brumadinho in Brazil. Vale is a Brazilian mining company with significant UK investment. We worked with our friends in Brazil to mark...