Development of One of the World’s Largest Gold Mines Halted Due to Wastewater Disposal Risks

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Environmental approval for the biggest open-pit mining project in Latin America is being continually delayed due to environmental concerns about the difficulty of wastewater disposal and tailings dam safety.  These concerns are heightened due to multiple dam-breaks and flooding events in nearby Amazonian mines, including BHP’s 2019 Brumandinho failure which... Read more »