Where to now on tailings?

Where to now on tailings?

Three-phase process starting to generation international standard on tailings dams.

BHP hit with Samarco claim in the UK

BHP hit with Samarco claim in the UK

According to reports claim seeks $7 billion.

Vale's clarifies tailings dam decision

Vale's clarifies tailings dam decision

Had already decommissioned nine by the time the Brumadinho disaster occurred last month.

Sustainability

01 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale decommissioning upstream tailings dams

Vale decommissioning upstream tailings dams

Estimated to take three years and will stop production of 40 million tonnes per annum.

Government mulls Vale sanctions

Government mulls Vale sanctions

Miner offering to pay 100,000 Brazilian real to the families of each victim.

Death toll in Brumadinho dam collapse hits 60

Death toll in Brumadinho dam collapse hits 60

Company working on plan to improve the safety of its tailings dams.

Blessed are the integrators

Blessed are the integrators

The integrator will trump the innovator in mining.

Innovation

25 SEPTEMBER 2018
Acid issue ceases production at Olympic Dam

Acid issue ceases production at Olympic Dam

BHP gets the acid plant blues at Olympic Dam in SA.

Plant

22 AUGUST 2018
BHP reaches NY court Samarco settlement

BHP reaches NY court Samarco settlement

Paying US$50 million to settle US civil claim over Samarco.

Sustainability

10 AUGUST 2018
BHP puts up Samarco funds

BHP puts up Samarco funds

Funds to be used for remediation and compensation programs around Samarco mine site.

Sustainability

29 JUNE 2018
Samarco settlement moves closer

Samarco settlement moves closer

Claims more than $62 billion.

Sustainability

26 JUNE 2018
Dam it and keep it clean

Dam it and keep it clean

Robin Bromby

Robin Bromby

25 JULY 2016