Remembering Brumadinho

One year on from the Brumadinho dam collapse, Bruno Oberle, Chair of the Global Tailings Review, made the following statement:

“On the anniversary of the devastating tragedy at Brumadinho, we remember those who lost their lives and those whose lives will forever more be impacted by loss suffered on that day.

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Chair shares an update on progress of the Global Tailings Review

The Global Tailing Review’s consultation phase on the draft Global Tailings Standard has now ended, after being shared for public consultation in 7 languages between 15 November and 31 December 2019. The consultation collected feedback from a diverse range of stakeholders to enhance the development of a robust, fit-for-purpose global standard for the safer management of tailings. The consultation was conducted in two forms: 1) online (responses could be submitted via a survey questionnaire or open letters to our consultation email address) and 2) in person consultation in mining jurisdictions.

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Update: Webinars supporting the public consultation announced

As part of the consultation process, we will be hosting a series of Webinars that will mirror the structure of our in-country consultations covering: an overview of the Global Tailings Review and the content of the draft Standard.  We will then turn to you for your questions and comments which will be facilitated via the Chat function on the Zoom Webinar service. Each session will be approximately 1.5 hours.

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Global Tailings Review launches public consultation

London Dr Bruno Oberle, Chair of the Global Tailings Review, has launched a public consultation on the draft Global Tailings Standard today. The consultation will collect feedback from all interested stakeholders in order to develop a robust, fit-for-purpose international standard for the safer management of tailings. The consultation ends on 31 December 2019.

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