Brazilian Miners Face Regulatory Squeeze Following Dam Disaster

  • Prosecutor says state supervision is lacking at Brazil mines
  • Samarco says dams were deemed to be safe in July inspection

If past tragedies are any indication, mining companies in Brazil can expect a tightening of regulation and oversight following the bursting of dams at a mine owned by BHP Billiton Ltd. and Vale SA.

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