Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management

Yamana Gold has welcomed the new Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management as an important step towards enhancing industry best practice in tailings dam management and setting the tone for more holistic, globally relevant reporting, SVP for health, safety and sustainable development Ross Gallinger has told Mining Magazine.

Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management

Brumadinho, pictured on January 31, 2019. Image: Alex Lanza/MPMG

Gallinger said the new standard supported in large part the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and went further in certain areas, including