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Four Fugro employees missing following dam incident in Brazil

On Friday 25 January, a dam collapsed at a mining site near Brumadinho in the Minas Gerais state in South-Eastern Brazil. As per media coverage of the dam collapse, many people are currently unaccounted for after a muddy sludge flooded a nearby neighbourhood.

26 Jan 2019   15:00 CET
Leidschendam, The Netherlands

Fugro has five colleagues working at the dam location, of which at this moment four are still unaccounted for. One colleague was rescued and is in a local hospital with minor injuries. Fugro is working with local authorities to get more information on the well-being of its colleagues and is providing full support to the families of the missing persons.

We are deeply saddened by this tragic event and our thoughts are with all of those that have been affected.

Further announcements will be made if and when appropriate.

For more information


Serge van de Ven

+31 (0) 70 31 11129


Catrien van Buttingha Wichers

+31 (0) 70 31 15335


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