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Brazil dam law creates uncertainty

Some miners in Brazil face an uncertain future as a result of a resolution passed in February to ban the use of upstream dams, such as the Vale facility that failed at Brumadinho in Minas Gerais, killing more than 300 people.

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The tailings dam collapse at Brumadinho

The February resolution affects 88 upstream tailings dams in Brazil that have to be deactivated by August 2021, which leaves little time for operators to design and permit replacement alternatives.