The catastrophic failure of the Brumadinho dam in January 2019 which killed approximately 270 people has sparked a global conversation around tailings management, resulting in global tailing review to set a new international standard. This course will review the concepts of what responsible tailings management is as it pertains to the mining life cycle. The course will use examples from around the world to emphasize current trends in best practices in tailings management embraced by leaders in the industry.
Duration: 9 Hours
Access: 90 Days
Price: $399 USD
Who This Course is For
This course is for mining company representatives responsible for tailings management, tailings designers, regulators involved in tailings issues, and anyone interested in the subject.
Kimberly Morrison is the Director, Tailings & Water Management at Newmont Corporation. Ms. Morrison has more than 23 years of experience on a variety of geotechnical, civil, environmental and construction projects, specializing in the geotechnical and environmental design of mine waste facilities for projects worldwide, including the US, Canada, Mexico, South America, Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe.
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Responsible Tailings Management 101 course is structured in 15 modules divided into 3 parts. Each module contains a video and review questions. In order to pass the course and receive an Edumine Certificate of Completion, you need at least 60% in each module and 75% in each part as well as a 75% overall average. Current course duration is equivalent to approximately 9 hours of viewing content. There is also an Additional Resources page at the end of the course which includes some articles mentioned in the course.
Module 1 - What is Responsible Tailings Management
Module 2 - What are Tailings
Module 3 - Conventional Tailings Management & Containment Structures
Module 4 - Dewatered Tailings Management
Module 5 - Other Tailings Management
Module 6 - Tailings Design Parameters
Module 7 - TSF Sizing, Layout & The Site Selection Studies
Module 8 - Linear Systems
Module 9 - Filter & Drains
Module 10 - Tailings Stewardship
Module 11 - Operations Manual & Operations Monitoring
Module 12 - The Mount Polley Failure
Module 13 - Tailings Engineer of Record
Module 14 - Closure Planning
Module 15 - Closure Landforms
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate On Demand Course Certificate of Completion
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