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UK court rejects £5B Samarco claim

UK court rejects £5B Samarco claim

BHP accused of 'legal chicanery'

Leadership

10 NOVEMBER 2020
Vale makes US$671M tailings dam provisions

Vale makes US$671M tailings dam provisions

Sharp fall in iron ore output in December quarter hands production crown to Rio Tinto

Bulks

11 FEBRUARY 2020
Vale report faults poor drainage for Brumadinho failure

Vale report faults poor drainage for Brumadinho failure

No warning as heavy rains compromise brittle wall structure

Bulks

13 DECEMBER 2019
'Not yet', says Vale boss on returning cash to shareholders

'Not yet', says Vale boss on returning cash to shareholders

Brazil's diversified major reports higher profit but misses market expectations

Bulks

25 OCTOBER 2019
"We foresee a future where everyone moves to real-time TSF monitoring"

"We foresee a future where everyone moves to real-time TSF monitoring"

Inmarsat's Joe Carr demands a new standard in TSF technology to aid best practice

30 MAY 2019

"They can never absolve themselves of oversight and governing of the contract"

Norton Rose Fulbright partners discuss liability around TSFs

Leadership

13 MAY 2019
"It's not regulation that fails, it's [the industry] as engineers and operators"

"It's not regulation that fails, it's [the industry] as engineers and operators"

SRK practice leader Dr Maritz Rykaart on tailings best practice

srk consulting

01 MAY 2019
"They want to know whether they meet socially responsible investment criteria"

"They want to know whether they meet socially responsible investment criteria"

Verisk Maplecroft's Jimena Blanco discusses the policy fallout from the latest Brazil TSF disaster

verisk maplecroft

25 APRIL 2019
"All the members, including Vale, sit on the tailings working group"

"All the members, including Vale, sit on the tailings working group"

ICMM chief executive Tom Butler talks through the organisation's response to the Feijao disaster

Closure requirements weigh on investments

Closure requirements weigh on investments

An attempt to lift the lid on environmental clean-up costs after Vale's twin disasters

Miner's right

11 MARCH 2019
Vale execs need jail time

Vale execs need jail time

No excuse for simply not knowing how TSF disasters happen or failing to learn from one's mistakes

View from the West End

30 JANUARY 2019
Dam it

Dam it

CSR campaigns can't compete against mining-born environmental catastrophes

MJ comment

29 JANUARY 2019