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TÜV SÜD Faces Group Claim In Germany Over 2019 Brazil Dam Collapse

LONDON — German industrial inspector TÜV SÜD is facing a claim for “significant damages” in the first civil lawsuit on German soil over its alleged role in the deadly collapse of a dam in Brazil two years ago. A group …

Feds Blame Management for Nevada Mine Fatality

Inadequate safety policies and procedures were primarily to blame for a mining accident that killed a 26-year-old Idaho man operating a 20-ton mobile drill in an underground tunnel at a Nevada gold mine last summer, federal safety investigators have concluded. …

Trial Begins Over Turkey Mine Disaster That Killed 301

Forty-five managers and employees of a mine in the western Turkish town of Soma, went on trial on Monday accused of causing the deaths of 301 miners who perished in a fire last year in Turkey’s worst mining disaster. The …