Posts Tagged ‘HB mine’


Here are the stories of the seven dam failures that have occurred since the beginning of 2012. Six are failures of tailings facilities. The seventh is a rockfill dam. The following are extracts from technical papers that I wrote well before the Mt Polley failure. Details of the first three are available at this link. Details of the remaining four are in a paper that I will present at the Tailings and Mine Waste 2014 conference in Colorado in October of this year. (more…)

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A short note to end a sunny day.  There is a report of potential failure of a tailings dam on the news.  Here is what is reported: (more…)

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