Dirk van Zyl
Professor – University of British Columbia
Director of Engineering, GeoSlope – Seequent
Partner and Principal Geotechnical Engineer – SRK Consulting
Head of Mineral Residue Facilities and Water Management – Anglo American
Executive Vice President – North America, Seequent
Tailings storage facilities – Risk mitigation in a multi-stakeholder environment
How can we avoid another massive tailings collapse with catastrophic consequences? The new Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management, says mining companies must strive to deliver much more sustainable mining operations – aiming for zero harm to humans and the environment. Our panel of experts will explore some of the approaches being taken and the tools available to assist in innovating and transforming the way tailings facilities are built and maintained.