8th and 9th, 120 people of the Bento Rodrigues community visited the three
available locations for the reconstruction of the Mariana’s (MG) district. The visits,
organized by Samarco, were accompanied by the company’s technical team and
thus, the families were able to learn about the characteristics of each of the
options and clarify any doubts before making their choice at a meeting to be
held later this month.
could not attend the first two days will have a new opportunity on April 16th.
Those interested should seek Samarco’s service station located at Bom Jesus
Streeet, 157, Mariana city center, or call the 0800-031-2303 toll-free
sites represent the best alternatives found in the region, following the 17
importance criteria established by the community. The visited options are
located in the surroundings of Mariana and are known as Lavoura, Taquara
Queimada and Bicas.
site is chosen by the community through voting, the discussions on Bento
Rodrigues’ urban plan will be initiated. At that stage the community will
define the location of public property, such as square, church, school, health
center and soccer field, as well as the housing construction standards. All
will be defined collectively and individual decisions will not be taken into
Rodrigues’ new urban plan having been designed, the following step will be to
engage on individual dialogue with the families so that details, such as the
location, structure and finishing standards of each residence, can be defined.
Once individual agreements are concluded, it is expected that the engineering
projects are ready by October.
step will be hiring the company that will be responsible for the
reconstruction. The last stage will account for the moving process and the
monitoring of all families in their new homes.