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SAMARCO PANEL ATTRIBUTES PRIMARY CAUSE OF FAILURE TO INEFFECTIVE SEPARATION OF SLIMES AND SANDS AND INADEQUATE DRAINAGE OF SANDS

Moments ago Vale, BHP and Samarco concluded their press conference presenting the findings of their indepdendent panel on the causes of the Fundao Tailings dam failure . The report was commissioned by Vale. A full copy in English is up at … Continue reading

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Mt Polley & The Global Capital Squeeze: The Other Side Of Dr. Robertsons Declaration That TSF Risk Profile Has Increased 20 Fold Every 1/3 century in the Modern Era

GENERIC CASH FLOW CRUNCHES NOW EXACERBATED BY GLOBAL CREDIT CRUNCH “Whether a start-up business looking to list; a hapless explorer completing its final drill programme; a company that has been fortunate enough to strike it lucky and turning towards development; … Continue reading

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