Environment

Seeing is understanding

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

BGC Engineering’s augmented reality software is helping the government bridge the communication gap in community consultations for the Giant Mine Remediation Project

A legacy project in progress

Robert Hiltz

The completion of a $1-billion retrofit at the Sudbury smelter begins a new era and spells the end of a local landmark

Regulatory trends in water discharge

Jon M. Dinges

Jurisdictions are beginning to develop quantitative criteria for water discharge. If mining companies want to successfully operate for years to come, they will have to adapt.

Two liabilities, one stone

Professor Ward Wilson is working on a project to combine wet tailings with acid rock drainage to eliminate both risks

Brazil bans upstream tailings dams after Córrego do Feijão collapse

Upstream dams in Brazil must be decommissioned by August 2021, country’s mining agency says