The Risk, Public Liability and Economics of Tailings Storage Facility Failures
Prior works interpreting the history of Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) failures, 1910-2010, have concluded that the lower numbers of failures and incidents in the two most recent decades evidence the success of modern mining regulation, improved industry practices and modern technology.
Bowker, L.N., and D.M. Chambers. 2015. The Risk, Public Liability and Economics of Tailings Storage Facility Failures. Available at: [Link]. Accessed May 26, 2019.
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