Rio Tinto Publicizes Details Of Tailings Management

Everything you ever wanted to know about tailings” would be a good name for the website created by Rio Tinto at

Easy to understand information about what tailings are, the basics of dam construction, and the 2015 global safety standard that applies are available and easily understood by members of the public.

Rio goes on to outline the company’s commitment to responsible tailings management and why it supports the six elements of tailings storage facility governance as outlined by the International Council on Mining and Metals’ Tailings Working Committee.