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Tailings Management: A global concern

December 15, 2022

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Amanda Adams shares with CIM Magazine about the increased focus on tailings management in recent years and how the industry is making changes

As a growing component of mining, tailings have been in the spotlight now more than ever before. Stantec’s Amanda Adams talks about the importance of the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management, but also how it’s in the hands of mining professionals to act on these standards. She also mentions the shortage of tailings professionals in the industry but notes it’s challenging to find people with skillset to succeed in the multifaceted roles. Lastly Amanda emphasizes the need for strong communication between the many people working on one project.  

  • Amanda Adams

    A project manager and designer for tailing storage dams all over the world, Amanda combines her love of geology with her passion for promoting careers for women in engineering.

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