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BHP tailings

Mining giants invite suppliers to improve tailings

Multinational mineral producers want to hear from companies that can help improve tailings dewatering and management performance. BHP and Rio Tinto recently invited expressions of interest from...

Cadia mine

Tender awarded for resources revival

A mining infrastructure company secured the contract to reopen a resources facility. A subsidiary of CIMIC Group recently won the latest tender at Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Hill Mine, 28km south...

WA tailings dams well managed

Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management

The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management is directed at Operators[1] and applies to tailings facilities, both existing and to-be-built. It makes clear that extreme consequences to people...

tailings dam risk management practices could be improved

Tailings dam failure in Brazil Gold mine

Two people have been hospitalised in a tailings dam failure at a Brazil Gold mine. Brazil’s mining regulator confirmed in a statement that a 15m high dam had ruptured at Mato Grosso state, with...

BHP Samarco

BHP reveals that Samarco expenditure – $1.5 Billion

What’s been the total cost of the 2015 Samarco dam collapse in Brazil? USD $1.5 Billion Dollars so far says CFO Peter Beaven. He added that BHP has provided another USD 2 Billion dollars for...

tailings consulting company

Tailings dam safety consulting company ends service

The company entangled in proceedings associated with the certification of tailing dams following Vale’s Brumadinho Tailings Disaster has withdrawn from conducting dam safety assessments. TÜV...