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Net Present Value Forever? No, thanks, it’s too risky!

We were very pleased when we read on a mainstream media a paper discussing the Advantages and Disadvantages of Net Present Value Method. Net Present Value Forever? Indeed Net Present Value Forever? No, thanks, it’s too risky! The paper addressed investment purposes. However the relation to projects is quite obvious. Actually, aren’t all projects  investments? No, CDA/ESM is way better! As our readers know, Riskope has been proposing and successfully applying the proprietary CDA/ESM methodology in planning, projects’ evaluations world-wide, in a number…

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10 voices comment on the risk of maintaining Status Quo in Tailings Management

10 voices comment on the risk of maintaining Status Quo in Tailings Management. Recently CIM-Magazine interviewed Riskope on the subject of Tailings Dams failures. The conversation took place in the aftermath of Mount Polley incident. At the time of the interview the Samarco disaster in Brazil had still yet to come. 10 voices comment on the risk of maintaining Status Quo in Tailings Management. In that paper ten experts freely comment on Mount Polley and other mining projects, with special…

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The Ten Plagues of Egypt and our world at the transition between the Electromechanical and the Cyberinformational Era on our planet.

In a prior post we discussed large scale water contamination. We related it to a planetary plague, with dear consequences unless we decide to “rewrite” the future. We imagined how, unless we take robust decisions, in a distant future, archaeologists will likely find books or some records relating events that are occurring under our eyes, namely wide-spread water contamination.  They may consider them like the first Plague of Egypt. What is the relationship between The Ten Plagues of Egypt and…

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Tailings and Mine waste 2015 focusing on risks and tailings stewardship (TMW2015) in Vancouver

Soon we will participate in the conference Tailings and Mine waste 2015 focusing on risks and tailings stewardship (TMW2015) in Vancouver. Tailings and Mine waste 2015 focusing on risks and tailings stewardship We were puzzled to still see some papers and hearing some talks confusing the term “risk” for consequence of an adverse event or likelihood of an event. The result of those glossary slips is confusion and difficulties in performing practical risk assessments. Like in other industries, most of…

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