Special Report: Down with Tailings

Mine tailings storage is an ever increasing challenge to the industry. As advances in technology allow lower-grade ores to be exploited, higher volumes of waste require safe storage.

Meanwhile, environmental regulations are advancing apace, placing more stringent requirements on the mining industry with regard to the long-term effects of tailings-storage practices.

In this special report, Dr Tracy Shimmield of SRSL looks at deep-sea mine tailings placement and the associated marine environmental impacts, and how SRSL is involved.

To read the report in full, please download the free PDF copy.

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