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Shaw Capital Management News: Flex-Fuel Power Plants Now Opening in Brazil -Brazil dam

by henribergius   On January 19th 2010, the first ethanol-fired power plant whirred into action in Brazil. National oil company Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) and American systems giant General Electric (NYSE: GE) pitched in resources to turn an existing 87 MW plant into a flex-fuel power station that can alternate between natural gas and ethanol (which […]

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Nice Brazil Dam photos

A few nice Brazil dam images I found: Itaipu Dam, Paraguay/Brazil Image by kthomason Costeando a aguada Image by Eduardo Amorim “…É bem assim, se vou p’ro campo, no ofício de agregado, montado num mouro bueno de apartar frango em terreiro – ‘flocha’ a boca da gateada, ‘bamo’, ‘bamo’, companheiro, que a vacagem do branquilho […]

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Cool Brazil Dam images

A few nice Brazil dam images I found: Pensando a cavalo… Image by Eduardo Amorim "… E eu me sentia, em cima do cavalo, dono da minha sorte – como não! … Certo que o destino a gente faz… Era livre para andar sem deixar rastro que fizesse sequer, olhar pra trás…" Fragmento de "Caravoltas", […]

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Footage Shows Devastating Aftermath of Dam Bursting in Brazil-Brazil dam

Toxic mud released after the dam burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil’s southern Minas Gerais state on November 5 spread 600km up the Rio Doce and into the Atlantic Ocean. Villages and towns were covered by the sludge, causing a scarcity of drinking water, and wildlife was devastated. At least 12 people were […]

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Brazil: mining dam ruptures provoking huge toxic mudslide-Brazil dam

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The dam ruptured in the early evening, releasing a deluge of thick red mud that swamped the nearby community. The small town of Bento Rodrigues is about 300 km North from Rio de Janeiro, near the city of […]

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Nice Brazil Dam photos

A few nice Brazil dam images I found: No remanso das aguadas… Image by Eduardo Amorim “… Vejo os teus olhos no remanso das aguadas, sinto o teu cheiro na florada do varzedo… Quem sabe um dia hás de sorver meus segredos na luz de um catre bordado de madrugadas …" Fragmento de “Naco de […]

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At least nine dead after dam bursts in Brazil-Brazil dam

A rural community in southeast Brazil was devastated on Thursday after at least nine people were left dead when a mining company’s dam suddenly burst. Television images from the city of Mariana, in Minas Gerais state, showed heavy trucks overturned and dozens of homes awash in red mud. The mine is operated by Samarco, a […]

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Brazil Dam Burst Video – Aerial View of Rivers of Thick Red Mud-Brazil dam

Brazil dam burst: Rivers of mud Brazil dam burst: Rivers of thick red mud Dam holding back water from an iron ore mine near Mariana, Brazil, has burst. Officials say one person is confirmed dead. But there are reports that up to 16 have died and others are missing. Authorities have warned that the water […]

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Save XINGU poster

Check out these Brazil dam images: Save XINGU poster Image by Sharon Irla "SAVE XINGU" A tribute to Casique Raoni 16" x 20" oil Legend: The Xingu River is a 1,230 mile long river in North Brazil and is home to several Indigenous tribes who’s river-sustained way of life hangs in the balance, as the […]

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Brazil Dam Collapse-Brazil dam

The number of confirmed deaths from the collapse of a dam in Brazil has risen to 17, according to an update from mining giant BHP Billiton. Two people working on the dam, which held back waste water from iron ore mining, are unaccounted for, BHP said. BHP owns the dam with Brazil’s Vale via a […]

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