• Chronology of major tailings dam failures

    From (David P.)@21:1/5 to All on Sun Sep 12 15:04:58 2021
    Chronology of major tailings dam failures
    (from 1960), (last updated 29 Aug 2021)
    Note: Due to limited availability of data, this compilation
    is in no way complete
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    Tailings Dam Incidents, U.S. Committee on Large Dams -
    USCOLD, Denver CO, ISBN 1-884575-03-X, 1994, 82 pages
    [compilation & analysis of 185 tailings dam incidents]

    Environmental & Safety Incidents concerning Tailings
    Dams at Mines: Results of a Survey for the years 1980-96
    by Mining Journal Research Services; a report prepared
    for UN Environment Program, Industry & Environment
    external link. Paris, 1996, 129 pages [compilation of
    37 tailings dam incidents]

    Tailings Dams - Risk of Dangerous Occurrences, Lessons
    learnt from practical experiences, Bulletin 121, Published
    by UN Environmental Program (UNEP) Div. of Technology,
    Industry & Economics (DTIE) & Int'l Commission on Large
    Dams external link (ICOLD), Paris 2001, 144 p. [compilation
    of 221 tailings dam incidents mainly from the above two
    publications, & examples of effective remedial measures]

    & many others


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