10 voices comment on the risk of maintaining Status Quo in Tailings Management
Nov 19th, 2015
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.
Mount Polley Tailings Dam Breach
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 focus on the risk on perpetuating the Status Quo.
Riskope’s Franco Oboni selected three themes that require special consideration:
- societal consequences of accidents, (more here)
- need to evolve from obsolete and misleading common practices, (more here) and finally
- need to avoid conflict of interest and produce unbiased, transparent risk assessments.(more here)
Riskope continues their mission to bring updated, enhanced methodologies to the corporate world,
Indeed, the recent document you can download for free here goes exactly in that direction. In fact, to help everyone understand the risk of maintaining Status Quo in Tailings Management.
Tagged with: common practices, Mount Polley, Samarco, societal consequences, status quo, Tailings Management, transparent risk assessments
Category: Consequences, Crisis management, Hazard, Risk management, Tolerance/Acceptability