Global commodity traders to monitor deforestation in Brazil’s savannah

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Six major commodities traders, including Cargill Inc and Bunge Ltd, have agreed to a common mechanism to

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Brazilian documentary asks: do we live for work or work for life?

BERLIN (Reuters) – High in the hills of Brazil’s remote northeast, the town of Toritama echoes with the sound of

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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Peru’s environmental watchdog reports tailings spill from Southern Copper mine

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Peru’s environmental watchdog said on Sunday it was investigating a tailings spill from a unit of Southern

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Chilean copper miner Codelco part-suspends operations amid heavy rain

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean state miner Codelco said on Friday heavy rains had forced suspension of operations at its northern

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Brazil’s Vale licenses to operate Laranjeiras dam, Jangada mine canceled

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Wednesday the state of Minas Gerais has canceled the licenses

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent

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Colombia gets bids from 27 companies in renewable energy tender: minister

FILE PHOTO: Colombia’s Mines and Energy Minister Maria Fernanda Suarez, speaks at a news conference in Bogota, Colombia February 1,

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Brazil eyes management overhaul for Vale after deadly dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil’s government weighed pushing for a management overhaul at miner Vale SA on Monday as grief

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Nearly 24,000 ordered to evacuate after Brazil dam burst, 250 missing

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Firefighters on Sunday called for the evacuation of some 24,000 people from the Brazilian town hit

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