A Comprehensive Review on Reasons for Tailings Dam Failures Based on Case History
This paper discusses reasons including seepage, foundation failure, overtopping, and earthquake for tailings dam failures and explores failure mechanisms by referring to the available literature.
Lyu, Z., J. Chai, Z. Xu, Y. Qin, and J. Cao. 2019. A comprehensive review on reasons for tailings dam failures based on case history. Advances in Civil Engineering 2019:1-18.