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Water and Mining: What in the World is Happening with Tailings?

26 February 2018
Analyst Perspective

A joint presentation by Bluefield and WesTech at the SME Annual Conference in Minneapolis, looks at how the mining industry is changing.  Recent price upswing has kick-started project expansions and new proposals, forcing mine operators and regulators to review water footprints.

Topics covered include:

  • Commodity Prices
  • Tailings Dam Failure Track Record, 1916-2015
  • Water Stress Remains a Constant for Large-Scale Mining Operations
  • Regulation Shifts
  • Mining Solutions

Companies Mentioned

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