Tailings dam portal lists risks

A DATABASE of mine tailings storage facilities developed by Norwegian environmental group GRID-Arendal with detailed information on more than 1900 tailings dams will help the industry minimise future dam failures, GRID-Arendal director Professor Elaine Baker says.

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Rescuers carry an injured dog to safety in Bento Rodrigues. Photograph: Felipe Dana/AP

The Global Tailings Portal was developed in response to the tailings dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil a year ago, which killed 270 people.