mount polley mine tailings pond

mount polley mine tailings pond

Mount Polley operator was raising height of tailings dam

Mount Polley operator was raising height of tailings dam

Aug 15, 2014Crews were working to raise the tailings dam at the Mount Polley mine by up to four metres before the structure failed and sent a torrent of waste

Getting a better understanding of the Mount Polley

Getting a better understanding of the Mount Polley

Aug 10, 2014The lowest value for the water in the Mount Polley tailings is 7.30, making it just about neutral, and even slightly alkaline. I am not an expert in tailings remediation nor in assessing the biological impacts that a mudflow event of this magnitude will have on a

MOUNT POLLEY MINING CORPORATION MOUNT POLLEY

MOUNT POLLEY MINING CORPORATION MOUNT POLLEY

MOUNT POLLEY MINING CORPORATION. MOUNT POLLEY MINE . TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY. OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND SURVEILLANCE pond and recycled to the mill to ensure that no discharges occur, MOUNT POLLEY MINING CORPORATION MOUNT POLLEY MINE TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY, MOE

The Panel Report  Mount Polley Independant Engineering

The Panel Report Mount Polley Independant Engineering

Report on Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility Breach (5.8 MB) by the Independent Expert Engineering Investigation and Review Panel. Appendices. Note Certain files linked below are large and may take up to several minutes to download. Appendix A Terms of Reference (949 KB) Appendix B Background Reports and Information (58 KB)

Mount Polley   the Aftermath   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Mount Polley the Aftermath Canadian Consulting Engineer

From the June July 2016 print edition, page 20. When up to 20 million cubic metres of tainted water and slurry spilled out from the tailings pond at the Mount Polley Mine in the Cariboo Region of central B.C. on August 4, 2014, it unleashed an environmental disaster.

Year four Tracing Mount Polleys toxic legacy  The Narwhal

Year four Tracing Mount Polleys toxic legacy The Narwhal

Oct 24, 2018It was one of the largest environmental disasters in Canadas history. Now, four years after the failure of the tailings dam at the Mount Polley mine, scientists and local residents alike grapple with the uncertain impacts of millions of cubic metres of contaminated waste that still linger in Quesnel Lake

Tailings Dam Spills at Mount Polley and Mariana   The Bullet

Tailings Dam Spills at Mount Polley and Mariana The Bullet

Tailings Dam Spills at Mount Polley and Mariana. Canada, Latin America November 13, 2018 Judith Marshall. Chronicles of Disasters Foretold. On August 4, 2014, the dam holding toxic waste from the Mount Polley copper and gold mine in the Cariboo region of British Columbia (BC) collapsed.

Mount Polley Mine's tailings pond breach of five million

Mount Polley Mine's tailings pond breach of five million

Aug 05, 2014Mount Polley Mine's tailings pond breach of five million cubic metres of contaminated waste called 'massive environmental disaster' As far back as 2011, concerns were raised about the tailings

Massive tailings pond breach at Mount Polley Mine in Canada

Massive tailings pond breach at Mount Polley Mine in Canada

Aug 05, 2014The Mount Polley Mine, operated by Imperial Metals, is an open pit copper and gold mine with a four km wide tailings pond built with an earthen dam. Tailings from operations like the Mount Polley Mine contain chemical contaminants and effluent. According to their website, Imperial Metals employs about 1,000 people in B.C.

INVESTIGATION REPORT F15 02

INVESTIGATION REPORT F15 02

INVESTIGATION REPORT F15 02 REVIEW OF THE MOUNT POLLEY MINE TAILINGS POND FAILURE AND PUBLIC INTEREST DISCLOSURE BY PUBLIC BODIES The Mount Polley mine tailings pond dam failure on August 4, 2014, was a serious environmental disaster. In the wake of the tailings pond breach,

Poor design caused Mount Polley tailings dam breach report

Poor design caused Mount Polley tailings dam breach report

Poor design caused Mount Polley tailings dam breach report VICTORIAThe construction of a mine tailings pond on top of a sloped glacial lake weakened the foundation and was akin to loading

4 years after Mt. Polley, B.C. could see 2 more tailings

4 years after Mt. Polley, B.C. could see 2 more tailings

Extended Aerials of Mount Polley Mine disaster She attributes that to geologists who studied a similar tailings collapse in Mariana, Brazil, that killed at least 17 people and was an even bigger

The Mount Polley tailings dam failure (Canada)

The Mount Polley tailings dam failure (Canada)

Mount Polley mine engineers face disciplinary hearing The regulatory body that oversees British Columbia's engineers and geoscientists is alleging negligence and unprofessional conduct against three engineers in connection with the 2014 Mount Polley dam collapse that sent millions of cubic metres of tailings pond water into B.C. waterways.

Mount Polley Mine tailings breach   YouTube

Mount Polley Mine tailings breach YouTube

Aug 06, 2014Ten million cubic metres of wastewater containing dangerous chemicals poured into B.C. waterways when a dam surrounding a tailings pond collapsed.

Tailings Ponds Are the Biggest Environmental Disaster You

Tailings Ponds Are the Biggest Environmental Disaster You

Last Monday, a "tailings pond" dam holding waste from the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia broke, spilling billions of gallons of toxic sludge out into pristine lakes and streams.

Aerials of destruction caused by Mount Polley Mine

Aerials of destruction caused by Mount Polley Mine

Aug 04, 2014Aerial footage of the destruction caused by the August 4, 2014, breach of the Mount Polley gold and copper mine tailings pond near Likely, BC.

QRRC Research Relating to the Mount Polley Mine Tailings

QRRC Research Relating to the Mount Polley Mine Tailings

YouTube video of QRRC research into the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach. A short (3 minute) video has been made describing research at the QRRC related to the Mount Polley Mine tailings ponds breach.

The Mount Polley tailings dam failure (Canada)

The Mount Polley tailings dam failure (Canada)

Mount Polley mine engineers face disciplinary hearing The regulatory body that oversees British Columbia's engineers and geoscientists is alleging negligence and unprofessional conduct against three engineers in connection with the 2014 Mount Polley dam collapse that sent millions of cubic metres of tailings pond water into B.C. waterways.

Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach called

Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach called

A complete water ban affecting about 300 local residents is in effect after five million cubic metres of tailings pond wastewater from the Mount Polley copper and gold mine was released early

Mount Polley disaster behind new mining safety upgrades

Mount Polley disaster behind new mining safety upgrades

Mount Polley disaster behind new mining safety upgrades Contents from a tailings pond is pictured going down the Hazeltine Creek into Quesnel Lake near the town of Likely, B.C. on August, 5, 2014

Report on Mount Polley and Brazil tailings spills points

Report on Mount Polley and Brazil tailings spills points

Aug 28, 2018The tailings pond spill at the Mount Polley mine in central British Columbia in August 2014 marked the single worst mining disaster in Canadian history. Just one year later, an even more horrendous spill occurred at the Mariana mine in Brazil, killing 19 people and leaving hundreds homeless, and contaminating the Rio Doce river system.

Tailings pond breach at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine

Tailings pond breach at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine

A night time breach at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine tailings pond has resulted in a large debris field and water ban in the British Columbia interior affecting 300 residents.

Mount Polley mine spill a hazard of Canada's industry

Mount Polley mine spill a hazard of Canada's industry

A dam at a waste pond on the site of a British Columbia mine burst last week, releasing 4.5m cubic meters of potentially toxic slurry into virtually untouched forest

Mount Polley mine Ex engineers warned tailings pond

Mount Polley mine Ex engineers warned tailings pond

An aerial view of the Mount Polley mine tailings pond shows the area where the earthen wall gave way early on the morning of Aug. 4. A letter posted on the website of Knight Pisold Consulting

What caused the Mount Polley tailings pond failure

What caused the Mount Polley tailings pond failure

What caused the Mount Polley tailings pond failure? Jack is on his way to the site of Mondays breach of the Mount Polley mine. of debris and slurry after tailings pond breach.

Year four Tracing Mount Polleys toxic legacy  The Narwhal

Year four Tracing Mount Polleys toxic legacy The Narwhal

Kim Goforth, a resident of Mitchell Bay on Quesnel Lake, sets out for Hazeltine Creek in his boat, much like he did on the morning the Mount Polley mine's tailings pond breached four years ago.

Did Governmental Mismanagement Cause a Dam to Burst

Did Governmental Mismanagement Cause a Dam to Burst

Aug 07, 2014Mount Polley is just one of six mines owned, or partially owned and operated, by Imperial Metals. Theres little information whether the other mines tailings ponds could be dangerous, although the Huckleberry mine 50% owned by Imperial Metals recently had a physical failure at SAG mill, back in February 2014.

The Panel Report  Mount Polley Independant Engineering

The Panel Report Mount Polley Independant Engineering

Report on Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility Breach (5.8 MB) by the Independent Expert Engineering Investigation and Review Panel. Appendices. Note Certain files linked below are large and may take up to several minutes to download. Appendix A Terms of Reference (949 KB) Appendix B Background Reports and Information (58 KB)

Four years since Mount Polley mine disaster and no charges

Four years since Mount Polley mine disaster and no charges

Aug 03, 2018The federal government says the investigation into the Mount Polley tailings dam breach is ongoing but observers are concerned the timeline is sending the wrong message to industry.

Mount Polley mine engineers face disciplinary hearing

Mount Polley mine engineers face disciplinary hearing

Regulators allegations follow independent investigation into tailings pond breach. British Columbia Mount Polley mine engineers face disciplinary hearing.