Vale CEO says some 200 workers missing after dam burst at Brazil mine

Debris are seen in an area next to a dam owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA that burst, in Brumadinho, Brazil January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Two-thirds of the roughly 300 workers at a Brazilian iron ore mine went missing on Friday after a burst dam sent a torrent of sludge through its cafeteria at lunchtime, the chief executive of the mine’s owner, Vale SA, told journalists. Vale CEO Fabio Schvartsman said the dam at the Feijao […]

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