Safety First 2.0: Guidelines for Responsible Mine Tailings Management

The 2019 mine tailings dam collapse near Brumadinho, Brazil, killed 272 people and decimated houses and buildings for kilometers before flowing into the Paraopeba River. The catastrophe stunned the world but should not have come as a surprise. Tailings facilities, which contain the processed waste materials generated from mining metals and other materials, are failing with increasing frequency and severity

File Type: pdf
Categories: CSR Guidelines for Companies
Author: Earthworks, MiningWatch Canada