There is much talk these days about how high tailings facilities are being designed and constructed. Short-term memories at work. In 1980, I designed and permitted a tailings facility to 1,000-ft high. It never got built. But here is its story, nevertheless. (more…)
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Andy Robertson burst into the office to present his grand new company logo. That much I recall from the mid-1970s. He proudly explained that the two lines represented two soil or rock strata, and that the kind of inclined line represented a drill rig pushing into the strata, and the zig-zag of the strata represented the changes wrought to the strata by the expertise of Steffen Robertson and Kirsten. (more…)
The Mineral Exploration RoundUp09 began this morning at the Bayshore Inn, Vancouver. On a clear, cold day, surrounded by opulent yachts, 4,000 people with an interest in mineral exploration in Canada and Alaska gathered to see, hear, and deliberate. And hopefully find a way out of the current economic crisis.