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Tailings Dam Management for the Twenty-First Century

What Mining Companies Need to Know and Do to Thrive in Our Complex World

Authors: Oboni, Franco, Oboni, Cesar

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  • Covers an overview about examples of recent catastrophic failures
  • Provides detailed approaches to build a comprehensive risk management program
  • Identifies risks and shows solutions to prevent further hazards
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This book presents a comprehensive approach to address the need to improve the design of tailings dams, their management and the regulation of tailings management facilities to reduce, and eventually eliminate, the risk of such facilities failing. The scope of the challenge is well documented in the report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and GRID Arendal entitled “Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident,” which was released in October 2017. The report recommends that “Regulators, industry and communities should adopt a shared, zero-failure objective to tailings storage facilities…” and identifies several areas where further improvements are required. In this context, the application of cutting-edge risk-assessment methodologies and risk-management practices can contribute to a significant reduction and eventual elimination of dam failures through Risk Informed Decision Making. As such, the book focuses on identifying and describing the risk-assessment approaches and risk-management practices that need to be implemented in order to develop a way forward to achieve socially acceptable levels of tailings dam risk.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tailings Dam Management for the Twenty-First Century
Book Subtitle
What Mining Companies Need to Know and Do to Thrive in Our Complex World
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-19447-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-19447-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-19446-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-19449-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 278
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