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Riskope’s new book Tailings Dam Management for the Twenty-First Century

Riskope’s new book Tailings Dam Management for the Twenty-First Century is in print. This book is based on over thirty years of world-wide consulting experience, relentless methodological research and development, prior books, courses, seminars delivered to corporate key stakeholders, public and governmental agencies, public hearings, expert witnessing in civil and criminal courts, and over fifty technical papers. Its purpose is to identify and describe risk assessment approaches and risk management practices mining must implement to develop a positive path forward. That is…

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Data required for ORE2-Tailings risk assessment

Every group we present ORE2-Tailings to is curious about the Data required for ORE2-Tailings risk assessment. In follow-up to a presentation, the client requested the following three information:  What are the 30 diagnostic points ORE2-Tailings uses to evaluate the annual probability of failure of a dam?  Is there a peer reviewed publication about the methodology?  What are the steps to define the risk tolerance of a corporation or an operation/project? Data required for ORE2-Tailings risk assessment This section summarily describes…

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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. We started by clearly stating the limitations of the available…

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