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Aug 06, 2020

New protocols to tackle tailings risks

New protocols to tackle tailings risks The Corrego do Feijåo tailings dam burst in Brumadinho, Brazil, on 25 January 2019, killing 270 people. Photo: IDF

A newly released Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management will help support the safe management of tailings facilities around the world, says the Minerals Council of Australia. The new industry protocols come 18 months after the tailings dam disaster at the Corrego do Feijão mine in Brazil that killed 270 people. They were developed through…

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