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New Study Indicates Increasing Mine Disasters Worldwide – Why is the industry incapable of learning from its biggest mishaps?

August 7, 2015 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Imperial MetalsCanadaBritish ColumbiaWaste Rock and TailingsEnvironmentIndigenous RightsLabour.

A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. The authors point toward poor regulations, poor practices, dicey mining economics, and ever larger mines as key factors behind those disasters. This dangerous trend needs to stop. The study by Bowker and Chambers, Risk, Public • Read More »