We need to talk about tailings

We need to talk about tailings

My first thought when reading the news on January 26: "How has this been allowed to happen again?"

Editor's comment

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Alrosa bets on blockchain

Alrosa bets on blockchain

Russian diamond producer now a part of De Beers' Tracr pilot

Investment

01 NOVEMBER 2018
MSHA issues RFI to re-examine coal mine dust rule

MSHA issues RFI to re-examine coal mine dust rule

MSHA has released a request for information (RFI) for a retrospective study of its final rule

Miners and conservationists come together in Nevada

Miners and conservationists come together in Nevada

One of Nevada's oldest industries - mining - could play a key role in the future of renewable energy...

Power / Remote power

03 JULY 2018
MSHA reopens floor for diesel comments

MSHA reopens floor for diesel comments

The US MSHA has reopened invitation for public comment for a second time

Sustainability

28 MARCH 2018
MSHA deploys Mobile IAS

MSHA deploys Mobile IAS

Regulatory agency enhancing mine inspectors' efficiency, effectiveness

Sustainability

26 FEBRUARY 2018
US proximity detection deadline approaching

US proximity detection deadline approaching

MSHA's deadline for proximity detection systems placement is less than a month away

Technology / innovation

21 FEBRUARY 2018
Australian state implements emergency management code

Australian state implements emergency management code

Western Australian government has introduced new outlines

Sustainability

20 FEBRUARY 2018
MSHA preps US industry for winter

MSHA preps US industry for winter

Agency has released annual Winter Alert campaign

Sustainability

07 DECEMBER 2017
Could regulation strangle innovation?

Could regulation strangle innovation?

The inability of regulators to keep pace could hinder the introduction of initiatives for safety, environmental...

Innovation

09 AUGUST 2017
Canada authorises KSM's tailings management facility

Canada authorises KSM's tailings management facility

Canada has issued a regulatory amendment to Schedule 2 of the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations

Differentiating 'alarm' and 'harm'

Differentiating 'alarm' and 'harm'

Martin Williams from Schlumberger Water Services explains the geochemical considerations of tailings...