Reduction of risk in the management of tailings and mine waste

The ACG is holding the first international conference on this subject September 29-October 1 2010, Perth, Western Australia. Mine Waste 2010 will tackle the full range of issues that constitute risks in the management of mining wastes, particularly tailings and waste rock. It will provide a forum where practitioners, researchers and regulators can debate key shortcomings in our current understanding of the performance of mine waste storage facilities and associated risks faced by owners and operators of these facilities. Visit to view the list of more than 75 accepted abstracts. (more…)

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