Mixed reaction to tailings standard

Mixed reaction to tailings standard

One of the groups advising the standard says it does not go far enough.

Global tailings dam standard launched

Global tailings dam standard launched

Standard aimed at presenting another Brumadinho disaster happening ever again.

Tailings dam portal lists risks

Tailings dam portal lists risks

One portal to view them all, one portal to bind them (tailings dams).

Sustainability

29 JANUARY 2020
Ex-Vale CEO facing dam disaster homicide charge

Ex-Vale CEO facing dam disaster homicide charge

Fabio Schvartsman among the mining executives charged.

Poor drainage blamed for Brumadinho failure

Poor drainage blamed for Brumadinho failure

Heavy rain, poor drainage and a brittle wall structure cited as key factors in Brumadinho failure.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019
Consultation sought on global tailings standard

Consultation sought on global tailings standard

Draft standard created in response to the January 25 tailings dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

18 NOVEMBER 2019
Creating 'catalyst projects' to drive collaboration

Creating 'catalyst projects' to drive collaboration

Panelists talking about the challenges facing boost mining industry collaboration.

Innovation

24 OCTOBER 2019
Dam woes dog Vale

Dam woes dog Vale

There are 14 more Brazilian dams at risk of collapse says Vale.

Rio Tinto comes clean on tailings

Rio Tinto comes clean on tailings

Nine of the company's Australian tailings dam are upstream ones.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

21 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale makes force majeure call

Vale makes force majeure call

Vale has stopped its operations still using upstream method dams.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

07 FEBRUARY 2019