Vale reports a breach to the Feijão Mine in Brumadinho (MG)

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1/25/2019

Vale reports a breach to the Feijão Mine in Brumadinho (MG)

Vale is reporting that there has been a breach to the Feijão Mine in Brumadinho (MG), which occurred earlier this afternoon. The first information indicates that the tailings has reached the companies administrative area and part of the Vila Ferteco community. There is still no confirmation of any injuries. Vale has contacted the Fire Department and activated its Emergency Dam Response Plan.

Vale's overall priority at this time is to preserve and protect the lives of employees and members of the community.

The company will continue to provide information as soon as confirmation is received.

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Vale reports a breach to the Feijão Mine in Brumadinho (MG)