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Updated Online Course – Tailings Management

We have just updated the Tailings Management online course by Robert C. Lo! This course takes a comprehensive look at all aspects of tailings management–from tailings generation and storage facility design through operation to closure and decommissioning. The author has made updates related to recent tailings storage facility failures, including an update on the Mount Polley tailings dam case history (2014) and a new case history about the Samarco Fundão tailings dam (2015). This course is intended for those whose work or interest is related

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Mount Polley and Samarco: What Can We Do to Reduce the Chances of Another Tailings Disaster?

It has been two years since Mount Polley and nearly a year since Samarco. It has become apparent that Mount Polley had both design and management issues, while the jury is still out on the causes of failure at Samarco. So what has the industry done so far to reduce the chances of another tailings disaster? Recommendations regarding better site investigation procedures, and stricter adherence to tailings management procedures are obvious steps in the right direction. A more significant move in the right direction might

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Live Webcast – Tailings Management 101

This April, Kimberly Morrison (Morrison Geotechnical Solutions Inc.) and Todd Martin (BGC Engineering Inc.) will explore the concept of responsible tailings management as it pertains to the life cycle of a mine in their webcast, Tailings Management 101. Current trends in best practices in tailings management as embraced by leaders in the industry will be discussed, as will examples for preferred “environmentally friendly” solutions that also meet the technical and economical requirements for viable mining. This course is perfect for those responsible for the management,

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Tailings Management 101: Seats Still Available

There are still seats available for Tailings Management 101. In their webcast, Kimberly Morrison (Morrison Geotechnical Solutions Inc.) and Todd Martin (BGC Engineering Inc.) will explore the concept of responsible tailings management as it pertains to the life cycle of a mine. Current trends in best practices in tailings management as embraced by leaders in the industry will be discussed, as will examples for preferred “environmentally friendly” solutions that also meet the technical and economical requirements for viable mining. This course is perfect for those

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Seats Still Available: Tailings Management 101

There are still seats available for the upcoming webcast, Tailings Management 101. In their webcast, Kimberly Morrison (Morrison Geotechnical Solutions Inc.) and Todd Martin (BGC Engineering Inc.) will explore the concept of responsible tailings management as it pertains to the life cycle of a mine. Current trends in best practices in tailings management as embraced by leaders in the industry will be discussed, as will examples for preferred “environmentally friendly” solutions that also meet the technical and economical requirements for viable mining. This course is

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Upcoming Webcast: Tailings Management 101

Join us this March for the upcoming webcast, Tailings Management 101. In their webcast, Kimberly Morrison (Morrison Geotechnical Solutions Inc.) and Todd Martin (BGC Engineering Inc.) will explore the concept of responsible tailings management as it pertains to the life cycle of a mine. Current trends in best practices in tailings management as embraced by leaders in the industry will be discussed, as will examples for preferred “environmentally friendly” solutions that also meet the technical and economical requirements for viable mining. This course is perfect

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