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The first Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management has been adopted 05.08.2020

The international community has been making significant efforts to improve TSF safety. Following a large-scale TSF accident in Brazil in 2019, that same year the UN Development Program, International Council on Mining and Metals, and Principles for Responsible Investment initiated the “Global Tailings Review”.  On August 5, 2020, the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management was adopted, aimed at preventing catastrophic accidents at such facilities.

The standard is available in 7 languages, including English and Russian:

The moment of the tailings dam failure, Brazil, 2019. As a result of the accident, 259 people died, another 11 - are missing. Photo:  The Guardian News, video snapshot

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