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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...

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NT mine threatens environmental and cultural carnage

Waste rock wrongly classified as harmless and a leaking dam could have a devastating impact on the local environment and community near the McArthur River Mine. Up to 22 sacred Indigenous sites and...

BHP Samarco

Vale & BHP Samarco operations to restart

Mining giants Vale and BHP are set to restart the operation of the Samarco iron ore facilities more than five years after the environmental tragedy that saw 43.7 million cubic metres of mine tailings...

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...

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...