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ICMM commences global tailings management review

International – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Wednesday announced that it would convene a global review of tailings storage facility standards...

Nine known fatalities confirmed after Samarco tailings collapse

Samarco, BHP and Vale's joint venture iron ore company in Brazil early this morning announced nine known fatalities following the collapse of its tailings dam,...

+500 people relocated after BHP/Vale’s Samarco tailings dam collapse in Brazil

Brazil – The BHP Billiton/Vale iron ore JV Samarco has reallocated 136 families/569 people following the collapse of its tailings dam, Fundão, in Minas...

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