mining process of mount polley mines

Mount Polley mine disaster five years later emotions

VICTORIA People are swimming and fishing in Quesnel Lake five years after the largest environmental mining disaster in Canadian history but residents of Likely B C are still struggling

Imperial suspends Mount Polley operations Mining Magazine

Imperial said full operations would resume once the economics of mining at Mount Polley were justified quotIt is a sad day for all the employees and a sad day for the Cariboo quot Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett said on social media

Mount Polley Mine Tailings Embankment Breach – Update

Mount Polley Mining Corporation an Imperial Metals company Mount Polley – Remediation and Rehabilitation Presentation Contributors Colleen Hughes 1 Katie McMahen Lyn Anglin2 Lee Nikl3 Trish Miller3 James Ogilvie3 Allan Bronsro3 1Mount Polley Mining Corporation Environment Department 2Imperial Metals Corporation 3Golder Associates Mine Environment Division

Mount Polley Mining Is Disaster Common Dreams Views

Aug 13 2014 nbsp 0183 32The Mount Polley mining disaster in B C has barely been sustained in national news let alone break in international news This is despite the fact that mining experts are cautioning that the incident is the largest mining disaster in Canadian possibly even global history Where it has made news the incident is exceptionalized as a single accident a failure or the incompetence of one

Company suspends operations at Mount Polley mine due to

Jan 08 2019 nbsp 0183 32WILLIAMS LAKE B C – Imperial Metals Corp says it is suspending operations at its Mount Polley mine in southcentral British Columbia due to declining copper prices The gold and copper mine

Aerials of destruction caused by Mount Polley Mine

Aug 04 2014 nbsp 0183 32Aerial footage of the destruction caused by the August 4 2014 breach of the Mount Polley gold and copper mine tailings pond near Likely BC Officials are calling the toxic spill an

Approval of Mount Polley mine waste dumping irks critics

Mount Polley Mining Corporation has been granted permission to drain treated mining waste water into Quesnel Lake a glacial lake providing drinking water to residents of Likely B C northeast

Mount Polley and the Failure of Compliance MiningWatch

On August 4th of this year the tailings impoundment at the Mount Polley mine failed releasing 25 million cubic metres of mine waste and construction material into the watersheds below Some of the waste backed up into Polley Lake most of it was dumped into the 10km Hazeltine Creek watershed and some spread downstream into Quesnel Lake

BC Mines Threaten Alaskan Fishing Communities Al Jazeera

Jul 10 2015 nbsp 0183 32The mining development quotcould be a huge contributing factor in the demise of salmon in that region O Neal said Some of the toxins generated in the mining process and stored in tailings ponds like that of Mount Polley are extremely harmful to fish even in small quantities O Neal said

Report on Mount Polley and Brazil tailings spills points to

Aug 28 2018 nbsp 0183 32The tailings pond spill at the Mount Polley mine in central British Columbia in August 2014 marked the single worst mining disaster in Canadian history Just one year later an even more horrendous spill occurred at the Mariana mine in Brazil killing 19 people and leaving hundreds homeless and contaminating the Rio Doce river system

The Mount Polley tailings dam failure Canada

No charges under British Columbia s mining laws for failure of Mount Polley mine dam No charges will be issued under the province s mining laws against Imperial Metals after the astrophic failure of its Mount Polley gold and copper mine tailings dam B C s chief inspector of mines decided not to forward charges to Crown counsel involving

Mount Polley Mining Corporation

Mount Polley Mining Corporation Closure Management Manual May 2015 7 2 PROJECT DESCRIPTION 2 1 Project History MPMC is a subsidiary of Imperial sole owner operator of Mount Polley Mine and property Imperial is a Canadian mining company with its corporate head office in Vancouver British Columbia

Mount Polley mine disaster 3 years later concerns still

Three years after the Mount Polley mine disaster there are still concerns over the adequacy of regulation and oversight in the mining industry In 2014 the mine s tailings dam broke sending 24

No Charges No Fines For Mount Polley Mine Disaster as

Jul 23 2017 nbsp 0183 32Alberta Coal Mine Slapped with 4 5 Million Fine for 2013 Tailings Spill The absence of fines for the Mount Polley disaster was highlighted by a recent 4 5 million penalty handed out to a coal mining company in Alberta for a 2013 spill that released an estimated 670 cubic metres of tailings into tributaries of the Athabasca River

Twin Metals pitches new method of storing waste at

Jul 18 2019 nbsp 0183 32But that design has come under heightened scrutiny in recent years following the astrophic failures of tailings basin dams in 2014 at the Mount Polley copper and gold mine in

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