Mining majors talk tailings

Mining majors talk tailings

Anglo American, Glencore and BHP go into detail about their tailings dams

BHP sued in the UK over Samarco dam disaster

BHP sued in the UK over Samarco dam disaster

BHP has been served with a US$5 billion class action lawsuit over the 2015 Samarco dam collapse

Tailings dams: we need to start 'failing forwards'

Tailings dams: we need to start 'failing forwards'

What could and should be done to achieve better design, management and closure practices for TSFs

Operational Excellence

20 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale to decommission upstream tailings dams

Vale to decommission upstream tailings dams

Vale has announced that it will decommission all its tailings dams built using the upstream method

Steps taken towards Samarco settlement

Steps taken towards Samarco settlement

Vale and BHP sign agreement with Brazilian authorities regarding the Samarco tailings dam failure

BHP, Vale get extension in dam failure talks

BHP, Vale get extension in dam failure talks

JV partners now have until June 25 to negotiate with prosecutors on Samarco dam failure settlements

BHP confirms further funds for Samarco

BHP confirms further funds for Samarco

BHP has agreed to fund up to US$181 million in financial support

BHP approves financial support for Samarco

BHP approves financial support for Samarco

BHP has approved US$250 million in financial support for the Renova Foundation and Samarco Mineração...

Base metals

03 JULY 2017
Samarco claims to be settled by June 30

Samarco claims to be settled by June 30

Vale and BHP Billiton Brasil have entered into an agreement with the federal prosecutors' office in Brazil...

Samarco plans to deposit tailings at Timbopeba

Samarco plans to deposit tailings at Timbopeba

BHP and Vale have agreed the use of Vale's Timbopeba pit to deposit tailings should Samarco restart

ICMM highlights tailings governance

ICMM highlights tailings governance

ICMM has announced a new agreement to improve the management of mine tailings

Life-cycle / End of li...

06 DECEMBER 2016
Samarco story takes a twist

Samarco story takes a twist

Criminal charges have been filed against 22 people in Brazil's federal court following the 2015 Samarco...