--Samarco Mineracao SA, a Brazil joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Group Ltd., filed for bankruptcy, Reuters reported Friday, citing a Vale securities filing.

--Samarco restarted iron-ore pellet production in late 2020. Its operations had been suspended after a catastrophic waste-dam collapse in 2015.

Full story: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-samarco-bankruptcy/bhp-vale-samarco-jv-files-for-brazil-bankruptcy-protection-idUSKBN2BW2SU


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