Minas Gerais


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Minas Gerais

(Portuguese ˈminaʒ ʒəˈraiʒ)
n
(Placename) an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)

Mi•nas Ge•rais

(ˈmi nəs ʒɪˈraɪs)
n.
a state in E Brazil. 16,660,691; 226,708 sq. mi. (587,172 sq. km). Cap.: Belo Horizonte.
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Vale will invest around R$450 million in a series of actions on water withdrawal and supply systems for the capital of Minas Gerais Paraopeba river basin and Rio das Velhas basin.
These actions are part of the Agreement approved this week between Vale and the Sanitation Company of Minas Gerais (Copasa, Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais) with the participation of the State and Federal Prosecution Offices.
Release date- 14082019 - Vale will invest around R$450 million in a series of actions on water withdrawal and supply systems for the capital of Minas Gerais Paraopeba river basin and Rio das Velhas basin.
informs on the decision by the Court of Barao de Cocais on March 25, regarding the request for a preliminary injunction proposed by the Public Prosecution Office of the State of Minas Gerais and the Public Defender's Office of the State of Minas Gerais, that determined the freezing of Vale's funds on the amount of R$ 2.950.000.000, aiming to ensure the reimbursements of any potential losses suffered by the people affected by removal that occurred or that may occur in relation to Sul Superior dam, of the Gongo Soco mine, in Barao de Cocais.
Summary: Minas Gerais [Brazil], Mar 24 (ANI): Risks of another collapse of a Vale-owned dam are high at the Barao de Cocais municipality here as the highest level of threat has been sounded.
Protopolybia exigua (Saussure) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) has been reported in Brazil from the states of Acre, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, EspIrito Santo, Goias, Maranhao, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Para, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, and Sao Paulo (Richards 1978).
Brasilia: The death toll from the collapse of a mine tailings dam in Brazil's Minas Gerais has increased to 110, authorities said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll in the mining dam collapse in Brazil's South-East has risen to 65, the Globo TV channel reported on Monday citing the government of the Minas Gerais state.
Romeu Zema, the governor of Minas Gerais state, said by now most recovery efforts will entail pulling out bodies.
The bodies of seven people were found Friday hours after a dam burst at a Brazilian iron mine and caused severe flooding in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, according to the local government in the city of Brumadinho, CNN reports.
"Police, firefighters and the army have done everything to try to rescue potential survivors," governor of the state of Minas Gerais, said.
A cultura do eucalipto no Estado de Minas Gerais atualmente conta com cerca de 1.400.00 ha plantados, ocupando o primeiro lugar em extensao de area no Brasil (ASSOCIACAO BRASILEIRA DE PRODUTORES DE FLORESTAS PLANTADAS, 2011).