Nov 06 2015Its yearly production capacity reaches 30 5Mt The company is owned equally by Vale and BHP Billiton Samarco Minerao was founded in 1977 and is based in Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais state Moody's revised its ratings on $2 1 b in bonds on Tuesday to what Reuters columinsit Paul Kilby described as essentially a rating of "junk" Giant multinational mining corporations like Vale BHP Billiton plc and Samarco (each of which have extensive mining operations in Brazil) have again demonstrated to the world that they can't be trusted for on January 25 2019 these conscienceless corporations have perpetrated another environmental catastrophe on Brazil

Samarco dam failure incident cause and casualties still

BHP Billiton provided an update on Sunday to the incident at the Samarco Minerao S A also known as Samarco its iron ore plant in Brazil In Nov 5 a dam burst at the Germano mine of the aforesaid company in Minas Gerais Brazil caused the death of 16 people along with several casualties Both BHP Billiton and Vale each hold 50 per cent

BHP Billiton Plc (BBL) investors may receive additional information about the case by clicking the link Join this Class Action above According to the complaint BHP is a leading global resources company and is among the world's top producers of major commodities including iron ore metallurgical and energy coal conventional and unconventional oil and gas copper aluminum manganese

Jan 21 2016BHP Billiton production was largely in line with expectations in the December quarter albeit the Samarco disaster during the quarter had not yet been factored into broker estimates However the issue of most concern is not production but the sustainability of the company's dividend policy

Nov 11 2015"What happened was a mistake in the operation and negligence in the monitoring " Mr Pinto told Brazil's top broadcaster Globo TV Mr Pinto's scathing assessment comes as Samarco's joint owners BHP Billiton and its Brazilian iron ore rival Vale try to ascertain the physical and financial damage from the event

incident at SAMARCO A copy of the briefing statement by BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie to investors and analysts on the incident at the Samarco Minerao S A (Samarco) iron ore operation in Minas Gerais Brazil is attached The audio recording of the briefing and the transcript will be available on the BHP Billiton website

Brazilian prosecutor Samarco keeps leaking

Mining company Samarco and its owners BHP Billiton and Vale reached a deal with the Brazilian government to pay an estimated 20 billion reais ($5 1 billion) in damages over 15 years for the deadly spill Meanwhile six top executives of the BHP Billiton-Vale joint venture and one contractor have been accused of homicide

The Ok Tedi environmental disaster caused severe harm to the environment along 1 000 kilometres (620 mi) of the Ok Tedi River and the Fly River in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea between about 1984 and 2013 The lives of 50 000 people have been disrupted One of the worst environmental disasters caused by humans it is a consequence of the discharge of about two billion tons of

The Company operates as a Dual Listed Company (DLC) BHP Billiton plc is incorporated and listed in the UK while BHP Billiton Ltd is incorporated and listed in Australia Samarco Incident Update On 5 November 2015 one of Samarco's tailings dams (Fundao) failed unexpectedly releasing muddy tailings downstream reaching and flooding certain communities andcausing 19 deceases 700 people lost

Nov 17 2015Everyone at BHP Billiton has been deeply affected by the terrible incident at the Samarco iron ore operation in Minas Gerais in Brazil just over a week ago And we remain filled with sadness and concern for the community there I travelled to the region last week with Jimmy Wilson our President of Iron Ore and the devastation

BHP formerly known as BHP Billiton is the trading entity of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group plc an Anglo-Australian multinational mining metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne Victoria Australia — Founded in 1885 in the isolated mining town of Broken Hill in

Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton is running an external investigation on behalf of BHP Billiton Samarco and Vale into the recent Brazilian dam disaster which killed 17 people In early November two waters burst at the Samarco Minerao iron ore operation in Brazil of which BHP Billiton

(ii) giving a true and fair view of the assets liabilities financial position and profit or loss of each of BHP Billiton Limited BHP Billiton Plc the Group and the undertakings included in the consolidation taken as a whole as at 30 June 2018 and of their performance for the year ended 30 June 2018

On 24 January 2017 BHP Billiton Brasil Samarco and Vale provided the Interim Security to the Court which was to remain in place until the earlier of 30 June 2017 and the date that a final settlement arrangement was agreed between the Federal Prosecutors and BHP Billiton Brasil Vale and Samarco

Brazil Government to sue BHP and Vale over dam disaster

Brazil Government to sue BHP and Vale over dam disaster that caused deaths environmental destruction On 5 November 2015 a dam burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil operated by Samarco a joint venture between BHP Billiton and Vale

Operations at Samarco have remained suspended since the incident BHP previously noted that to resume operations safely and in a sustainable manner the pair must secure a license for the Alegria Sul pit a mining pit that will be used for tailings storage and a LOC corrective operational license to relicence the entire Germano complex

In RE BHP Billiton Limited Securities Litigation Southern District of New York nysd-1 2016-cv-01445 COMPLAINT against BHP Billiton Limited BHP Billiton PLC Peter Beaven Graham Kerr Andrew Mackenzie Jac Nasser (Filing Fee $ 400 00 Receipt Number 0208-11993668)Document filed by Jackson County Employees' Retirement System

Oct 22 2016The Samarco Minerao S A which operates the Samarco iron ore operation in Brazil is held 50% each by BHP Billiton Brasil and Vale S A As a result of the tragic dam failure operations at Samarco have been suspended with no indication of reopening soon Samarco's main product was iron ore

Apr 16 2014BHP BILLITON LIMITED (ABN 49 004 028 077) (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter) Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T During the 2013 financial year the exercise was a review and update of the 2012 financial year analysis with a focus on identifying

Jan 14 2020Live coverage and timeline of BHP Billiton All you need to know about BHP Billiton BHP fined after injury incident 10 Sep 2019 2 24 am AEST Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates – 2019 Final Dividend Samarco Debt Negotiations Update 23 Jan 2019 12 36 am AEST Company Secretary changes 21 Jan 2019 12 05 pm AEST

Live BHP Billiton news and developments with the latest updates Check out current BHP Billiton news stories and find out what happened what is going on with BHP Billiton BHP fined after injury incident September 10 2019 2 23 am AEST Samarco Debt Negotiations Update January 22 2019 8 02 pm AEDT Company Secretary changes January

Nov 24 2015With heavy focus on BHP in recent times we have provided an update on Samarco mine tragedy and BHP's significant share price decline We have also provided some information on the changes to the Centrelink assessment of defined benefit income streams

BHP Billiton has announced that it plans to cut 40% of its workforce at the Samarco iron ore operation in Brazil through voluntary redundancies The company has confirmed that operations will not restart this year but as soon as all regulatory approvals are in place and accepted by all relevant authorities and communities "Samarco employees []

Aug 21 2018BHP Billiton took an exceptional charge of US$650mln in relation to the Samarco dam collapse in Brazil that killed 19 people Net debt is now at the lower end of BHP's target range BHP Billiton plc ( LON BLT ) announced a record final dividend after delivering a 33% increase in underlying profit buoyed by higher production and prices across

Jan 08 2017Samarco spill smaller than originally thought – BHP Posted At Jan 8 2017 News PERTH (miningweekly) – Mining giant BHP Billiton on Friday reported that the tailings spill at its Samarco joint venture in Brazil was significantly less than initial estimates