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