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ICMM to establish mine tailings storage facilities standard

Creamer Media Senior Contributing Editor
International mining organisation, the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM) will conduct an independent review of mine tailings storage facilities to establish an international standard for the safe management of tailings storage facilities that can be applied to all tailings dams wherever they are located and whoever operates them, the ICMM said on Wednesday. The ICMM, the Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Environment Programme are co-conveners of the review.

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