Mine tailings in Latin America: Business as usual not an option
Intelligence Series Mining & Metals
The high-profile disaster at Vale’s Brumadinho operation in Brazil renewed concerns about the safety of tailings storage facilities, prompting a global tailings review convened by the UN Environment Programme, the International Council on Mining and Metals and the Principles for Responsible Investment. A mandatory international standard is expected to be ready to implement by end-2019.
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