Mining network needs to align on safe tailings dam design, SRK’s Spies says
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Mining network needs to align on safe tailings dam design, SRK’s Spies says
March 25, 2020

Safer tailings storage facilities (TSFs) – or tailings dams – can be achieved when mine owners, contractors and engineering consultants work closely together, says SRK Consulting’s Linda Spies. Speaking after a recent Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) conference focusing on tailings dams, Spies, Senior Geotechnical Engineer at SRK Consulting, said that mining[…]

Mining-focused consortium delves into mine closure ‘transition’
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Mining-focused consortium delves into mine closure ‘transition’
March 23, 2020

The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) has published the first six project reports of the Social Aspects of Mine Closure Research Consortium. Researchers at SMI’s Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) led the mine closure-related projects, which, they say, examined Indigenous employment opportunities, public participation and government engagement processes, integrating social aspects[…]