Geotechnical Risk, Regulation and Public Policy
At this time, there is a crisis associated with concern over the safety of tailings dams and lack of trust in their design and performance. This crisis has resulted from recent high-profile failures of dams at locations with strong technical experience, conscientious operators, and established regulatory procedures.
Morganstern, N.R. 2018. Geotechnical risk, regulation and public policy. Soils and Rocks 41(2):107-129.
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