Area around another dam evacuated after disaster | TIME ONLINE

The mining company Vale has brought the residents of another mine to safety. In a dam failure at one of its dams about 300 people had died.

A helicopter overflows after the break of the dam at the end of January, the disaster area in Brumadinho.
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After devastating mudslide at one
Dam of the Brazilian mining group Vale
has the company
evacuated the environment of another dam for safety reasons.
The step was carried out by specialists, said Vale
 Saturday with. The affected dam is located in
Iron ore mine Mar Azul in Nova Lima in the state of Minas Gerais.

in the
 same state was after a dam break at one
Vale iron ore mine near the town of Brumadinho at the end of January hundreds of people
buried by a mudslide. So far, 166 bodies have been
safe, for 147 missing, there is no hope. In November
In 2015, there were 19 people injured in another dam break in a Vale mine
killed, millions of cubic liters of sewage sludge solved the worst
Environmental disaster in history Brazil out.

The Brazilian police determine who is responsible for the disaster. In addition to Vale employees, two employees of the German TÜV Süd had been arrested; the German company had checked the safety of the dam in September 2018.

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© Photo: Pilar Olivares / Reuters

Of the
Evacuation affected about 200 people. One and a half weeks ago
About 500 residents of two other mines were brought to safety
Service. One of the mines belonged to Vale, the other to the company