ArcelorMittal evacuates more communities close to Serra Azul mine

ArcelorMittal has widened the area that it considers vulnerable to any tailings dam breach at its Serra Azul iron ore mine in the southeast Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, the company said on Thursday July 4.

It has decided to relocate 30 families from the vicinity, it said.

The alert status for the mine, however, will remain unchanged at level 2, because those risks did not derive from the latest update, the statement said. ArcelorMittal is carrying out...


Renato Rostás

July 04, 2019

20:52 GMT

São Paulo