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Are Catastrophic Failures & Mining Spills Preventable?

August 11, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Environment.

Here’s a set of key recommendations from various experts and references that believe catostrophic failures of mining waste facilities can be avoided if governments take the following actions (DRAFT – NOT EXHAUSTIVE – comments welcome): Governance: Safety is the priority, not costs. Vet out financially risky mining projects likely to cut corners and unable to afford the safest measures. • Read More »