Raising the Standard in tailings management

Raising the Standard in tailings management

The onus is now on ensuring broader adoption and adherence

Sustainability

19 APRIL 2021
Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

It has been five years since Fundao tailings dam disaster in Brazil.

Life-cycle / End of li...

15 DECEMBER 2020
Ecuador introduces stricter dam regulations

Ecuador introduces stricter dam regulations

Rules for design, construction aim at preventing disasters.

Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach

Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach

The government has pledged to prohibit mining activities at the plant.

Miners reviewing challenging tailings 'mosaic'

Miners reviewing challenging tailings 'mosaic'

Mosaic Company has tightened up its tailings management following the Brumadinho disaster

Sustainability

26 FEBRUARY 2020
Lessons learned after Mount Polley

Lessons learned after Mount Polley

A look at how recovery has progressed, five years after Canadian dam breach

Sustainability

25 FEBRUARY 2020
Aftermath of a disaster: a year on

Aftermath of a disaster: a year on

January 25 was the one-year anniversary of the Brumadinho tailings disaster

Editor's comment

31 JANUARY 2020
Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

Murder charges for 16 people connected to Brumadinho disaster

State prosecutors in Brazil have charged 16 people with murder and environmental crimes

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

March in Brazil to mark year since fatal dam collapse

More than 350 people are expected to march 300km from Belo Horizonte to Brumadinho for anniversary

Year in Review: Top stories of 2019

Year in Review: Top stories of 2019

From tailings dam woes to M&As - 2019 was an eventful year in mining

Innovation

20 DECEMBER 2019
Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

Brumadinho dam failure due to poor drainage, according to Vale report

No warning as heavy rains compromised brittle wall structure

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019
Investors, miners meet to review tailings dam safety

Investors, miners meet to review tailings dam safety

Data presented at summit reveals 10% of tailings storage facilities have had stability issues

Sustainability

01 NOVEMBER 2019