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Disaster in Brazil : auditor warns of further dam break

About two months after the disastrous dam break in an iron ore mine in the Southeast of Brazil, with more than 200 dead, a dam threatens the area again to burst. An independent auditor found that the stability of the Sul Superior dam, in the Gongo Soco Mine was critical, said the mining group Vale. The Lift to the highest level of risk, three have already led to evacuations. The level implied that the "imminent danger" of a dam collapse, said Flavio Godinho from the civil protection, the TV station Globo.

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Minas Gerais company Vale to dam break in Brazil, with the first penalties

evidence of The iron ore mine Córrego do Feijão, in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais was also operated by Vale. 25. January had set the breach of a dam here, a mud avalanche free, the rolled over parts of Brumadinho and adjacent settlements. The with heavy metals was liquid mass found also in the adjoining the Paraopeba river and contaminated it. So far, 203 bodies have been recovered, such as the civil defense of Minas Gerais writes on his website. 105 people are still missing. (dpa)

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