Brazil banning upstream tailings dams

FROM August 15 2021 all upstream tailings dams in Brazil will have to be decommissioned.

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Minas Gerais firefighters take a break during operations at Brumadinho.

Brazil's National Mining Agency has told the industry that in light of the spate of disaster with such dams, they needed to be taken offline.