Publication Abstract




Proceedings of the International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation (41st Annual), 2016, New York, NY-Seepage Control & Remediation Track, (DFI)

CONSTRUCTION OF THE TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY FRESHET MANAGEMENT EMBANKMENT CUT OFF WALL AT MOUNT POLLEY MINE
Keith MacKay, David Siddle, Luke Moger, Terry Eldridge

On August 4th, 2014 a partial breach of the Perimeter Embankment at the Tailings Storage Impoundment located at Mt Polley Mine occurred, releasing approximately 15 billion litres of tailings, water and embankment materials downstream. A Temporary Upstream


 article #2556; publication #1024 (AM-2016-SC)