2019 – Issue 12

Tailings safety

Accurate pore pressure monitoring reduces tailings dam risk

The Brumadinho tailings dam failure in Brazil that killed over 250 people created worldwide focus on what can be done to reduce tailings dam failures.
zero harm

Zero Harm: Keep the momentum going

The mining industry has committed to ensuring a zero fatality rate by December 2020 and this focus was no less prominent in 2019.

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