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Brazil's Vale details damages payments, speeds dam decommisoning

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Brazilian mining company Vale SA has paid 860 million reais ($210 million) in emergency damages relating to the Brumadinho tailings dam disaster, it said in a presentation on Tuesday.


Vale also said it is accelerating decommissioning of its tailings dams, with $1.9 billion set aside for nine bigger dams, and $100 million for smaller structures. It added that work to secure its Barragem Sul Superior tailings dam will be complete by December.
($1 = 4.10 reais)


(Reporting by Gabriel Stargardter Editing by David Goodman)

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