Global Tailings Standard

 Tailings disasters have led to a 'sea change' in attitudes

Mining accelerates its tailings transition

Tailings facilities are growing in size, as are mining companies' obligations to ensure their safety

26 April 2022

Investors will push for more companies to implement the standard.

Church of England rattles tailings sabre

Only one third of companies with tailings dams have adopted standards

25 January 2022

 Potash tailings ponds at the Intrepid mine near Moab, Utah

Editor's note: May 2021

No single solution can get the mining industry where it wants to be with tailings.

19 April 2021

Collaboration will add satellite observation to Glencore's tailings monitoring efforts

Glencore expands tailings monitoring with Tre-Altamira deal

Tre-Altamira is part of the CLS Group, which provides space-based monitoring and surveillance.

16 December 2020

 An illustrative guide to the new standards

Tailings dam safety standards released

Global Tailings Review introduces outlines after a year of development.

05 August 2020

The tailings dam failure at Vale's Córrego do Feijão mine in Brazil in January 2019 spilled mine waste into the surrounding environment, killing more than 250 people

Executives key to tailings best practice

The MineXchange 2020 SME Annual Conference & Expo had a tailings-centred keynote session

23 April 2020

The Global Tailings Standard draft is available to view, but progress on it has been delayed due to COVID-19. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Looking for guidance

Should the currently delayed Global Tailings Standard become enforced regulations?

21 April 2020

The global tailings review was convened in response to the tailings dam failure at Vale's Corrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Brazil in January 2019

Global Tailings Standard delayed

Publication of the final Global Tailings Standard will be delayed due to COVID-19

26 March 2020

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