Hi-tech solutions to avoid another Brazil

VALE’S latest disaster has focused global attention on the safety of tailings dams and created fertile ground for providers of hi-tech monitoring systems.

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How the Otus system sees the Chuquicamata tailings dam. Courtesy: Otus and Airbus

Two separate tailings dam monitoring solutions have been launched, one by Sydney-based start-up, Otus, and by an alliance between global satellite leader Inmarsat and UK engineering consultancy Knight