Refer to pages 26 to 28 of the latest edition of Modern Mining for the article.
“The Jagersfontein tragedy that took place in September has shone the spotlight on the increasing rate of tailings dams’ failures and the impact such incidents have on lives, infrastructure and the environment. According to Mariette Liefferink, CEO of the Federation for a Sustainable Environment (FSE), research of all serious tailings failures since 1915 shows that the rate of tailings dam failures since 1915 is increasing with half (33 of 67) of serious tailings dam failures in the last 70 years happening in the 20 years between 1990 and 2009. By Nelendhre Moodley.”
Modern Mining Dec 22 – view the article here.