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Vale raises Gongo Soco tailings dam alert

Brazil-based diversified miner Vale has raised the emergency level at the tailings dam of its Gongo Soco mine in Minas Gerais to level 2 after heavy rainfall eroded the structure’s reservoir.

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The aftermath of the dam collapse at Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Vale said the dam was safe and secure but had been on Level 1 watch due to its proximity to the Sul Superior dam, which remained at Level 3, the most critical level that indicates a dam burst is