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When the dam breaks: tackling the issue of mine waste

A deadly tailings dam collapse at an iron ore mine in Brazil has reignited an old debate about how the industry manages its waste. Do the economics of modern mining make increasingly serious tailings disasters inevitable, and what can be done to reverse this worrying trend?

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