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Philippines TSF Collapse Prompts Investigation and Safety Review

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the Philippines has launched an investigation into the reported failure of a tailings storage facility (TSF) at Greenstone Resources' mining operations. The incident occurred recently, prompting concerns about safety and environmental impact.

Background

On May 16, 2024, the DENR responded to the TSF collapse, which occurred at the Siana Gold process plant. Fortunately, there has been no damage incurred to the current mining operations.

Investigation Scope

The DENR investigation will cover:

  • The factors leading to the incident
  • Impact on communities and the environment
  • Integrity of the tailings facility
  • Safety systems and procedures in place

Industry Safety Practices

The DENR is also reviewing safety practices within the mining industry to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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