Defusing the tailings time-bomb

Miners that approach standards as a tick-box exercise are inviting disaster

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The clock is ticking for mining companies

 

If the Mt Polley tailings disaster of 2014 was a warning shot for the mining industry to begin to address the tailings issue, the dual tailings disasters in Brazil in 2019 and 2020 were a