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SME Mine Tailings Symposium

SME Mine Tailings Symposium

Mine Tailings Symposium The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME), is pleased to announce the Mine Tailings Symposium to be held February 24-26, 2020 at the Phoenix Convention Center...

GlassTerra monitoring embankments at Mount Morgan

GlassTerra system supports monitoring ground

Queensland-based technology startup GlassTerra is collaborating with a global satellite connectivity company to conduct a pioneering proof of concept project to monitor a key embankment in real-time...

tailings dam risk management practices could be improved

Tailings dam failure in Brazil Gold mine

Two people have been hospitalised in a tailings dam failure at a Brazil Gold mine. Brazil’s mining regulator confirmed in a statement that a 15m high dam had ruptured at Mato Grosso state, with...

Bruno oberle to head global tailings investigation

Bruno Oberle to head global tailings investigations

Bruno Oberle, a former Swiss Minister and an environmental expert, will head the global tailings investigation initiated in response to the recent tailings disasters of Samraco and Brumadinho. This...

WA tailings dams well managed

Western Australia’s tailings dams are well managed

A Professor of Geomechanics has stated that the safety of Western Australia’s tailings dams is managed well through design and regulation. University of Queensland Professor David Williams told...