Potential Reasons Behind Tailings Management Facility (TMF) Failures

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Across the globe, there is much speculation about the potential of Tailings Management Facility (TMF) failures.  This paper provides an overview of the various reasons for failure. Regarding KSM’s TMF, we regularly hear concerns about its size. Interestingly, this paper concludes that Tailings Dam size, whether volume or height, is not a significant factor in […]