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Samarco Fundão Dam Failure mode and effects analysis FMEA

Brazilian newspaper had access to police transcripts Samarco Fundão Dam Failure mode and effects analysis FMEA became the center of a recent article in the Brazilian media which described an exchange of messages by Samarco’s internal communication system, reportedly between the company president at the time of the breakup of the Fundão Dam, Ricardo Vescovi, and various directors. In the exchange the use of FMEA was discussed. The newspaper Estado de São Paulo had reportedly access to the transcript, made with…

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Business Intelligence platform helping Tailings Stewardship

Business Intelligence platform helping Tailings Stewardship Tailings systems (for a single operations or for the entire portfolio of a mining company, within the frame of a Tailings Stewardship Program) are complex systems where a Business Intelligence platform can be used to integrate all data related to climatology, water balance, contaminants, phreatic levels, topographical movements, construction, etc. Indeed a Business Intelligence platform helping Tailings Stewardship to decision making in regards to monitoring and implementation of mitigation constitutes an invaluable help to remain…

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Business tales, awe and success

We just rolled out our new course for businesses, entrepreneurs, startups entitled Business tales, awe and success. Participants came from various business areas including mechanical engineering, green energy, automotive, wellness and health, engineering. Learn to write/rewrite your business story to plan for success. Embrace changes that will inspire awe and confirm your unique leadership. The two days event is an interactive and guided journey between literary analysis techniques and the grappling and more advanced business decision making support methodologies. The Russian…

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The Long Shadow of Human generated Geohazards Risks and Crises

We have been invited to write a Chapter in a book which will be entitled “Geohazards Caused by Human Activity”. The title of the chapter will be “The Long Shadow of Human generated Geohazards Risks and Crises”. We are eager to get this text up and running and wish to get our readers’ opinion on the concepts we are using as a backbone of the Chapter. Please let us know your thoughts! The Long Shadow of Human generated Geohazards Risks and…

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Past present future tailings dams behaviour

Three papers we have published in the past three years deal with Past present future tailings dams behaviour. Here we propose a summary and our conclusions. Past present future tailings dams behaviour summary Past tailings dams behaviour At TMW 2013 (Oboni, Oboni, 2013) we attempted an estimate of the rate of failure of major tailings dams failures and to compare their risks to human life to well known social tolerance. After clearly stating the limitations of the available data and…

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