Vale says it signed a term of commitment with Minas Gerais state prosecutors’ office, which will be in charge of receiving expressions of interest from families seeking compensation for losses related to the disaster.
Also, a group of minority shareholders reportedly have proposed an alternative board member to challenge the independent members within the group of 13 candidates presented by the company’s board, newspaper Valor Economico reported.
The pressure from minority shareholders would reflect skepticism toward Vale’s board and management after the mining dam burst earlier this year, in the second such disaster in recent years.
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