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Closure requirements weigh on investments

Aftershocks from Brazil’s twin tailings dam disasters continue to be felt across the mining industry, ranging from concern about a mid-year iron ore price surge as stockpiles are depleted, to the potential for financial shock as investors calculate long-term environmental clean-up costs.

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A ‘stronger for longer' iron ore price would benefit big producers, especially Rio Tinto, but the same cannot be said for the big Anglo-Australian miner's exposure to closure and rehabilitation