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Using tailings insights to support safer TSF management

Using tailings insights to support safer TSF management

Some of the world’s biggest engineering structures are Tailings Storage Facilities (TSFs) and one of the greatest risks for mine owners, and the communities and environments in which they operate is...

WA tailings dams well managed

Standard on Tailings Management released

The release of a Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management will help support the safe management of tailings facilities around the world.  Australian companies actively contributed to the...

global database of mine tailings storage facilities now available

Global database of mine tailing storage facilities

Environmental organisation GRID-Arendal with support from the UN Environment Program has launched the world’s first publicly accessible global database of mine tailings storage...

SME Mine Tailings Symposium

SME Mine Tailings Symposium

January 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am – January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm Mine Tailings Symposium Google Calendar iCal Export Details Start: January 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am End: January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm Cost: TBC...

the brumadinho tragedy has resulted in removal of vale from corporate human rights benchmark

Charges laid over Vale Brumadinho tailings dam collapse

Prosecutors in Brazil’s, State of Minas Gerais have laid charges over the Vale Brumadinho Tailings Dam collapse that claimed the life of approximately 270 people. The prosecutors laid homicide...

GlassTerra monitoring embankments at Mount Morgan

GlassTerra system supports monitoring ground

Queensland-based technology startup GlassTerra is collaborating with a global satellite connectivity company to conduct a pioneering proof of concept project to monitor a key embankment in real-time...

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...

Bruno oberle to head global tailings investigation

Bruno Oberle to head global tailings investigations

Bruno Oberle, a former Swiss Minister and an environmental expert, will head the global tailings investigation initiated in response to the recent tailings disasters of Samraco and Brumadinho. This...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC