The list of links is given for information only. The project is not to be identified with the organisations listed below and bears no responsibility for the contents behind those links.
TerraTec 2005 March 08 - 11, 2005
Leipziger Messe, Neues Messegelände,
Halle 2
Leipzig, Germany
Cambridge University, England, UK
CABERNET 2005 April 13-15, 2005
The International Conference on Managing Urban Land
Waterfront Conference Centre,
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

July 24 - 30, 2005
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Global Institute for Energy and Environmental Systems (GIEES)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology IV September 11 – 16, 2005
Freiberg University of Mining and Technology Department for Geology
Mrs. Dipl.-Geol. Andrea Hasche
Gustav-Zeuner-Straße 12, D-09596 Freiberg
Fax: +49-3731-39-2720
9th International FZK / TNO Conference on Contaminated Soil October 3 – 7, 2005 Bordeaux, France
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, TNO, in cooperation with BRGM, BCC, Bordeaux / France
SARDINIA 2005 Ninth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium October 3 - 7, 2005
S. Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Sardinia, Italy
Prof. Raffaello Cossu
MAGE Department - University of Padua
Via Loredan 20
35131 Padova (Italy)
5th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics June 26 –30, 2006
The International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Past Conferences    
Tailings and Mine Waste '04   October 10 - 13, 2004
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA. Venue: Vail, Colorado
4th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry (EMEC4)   December 10 - 13, 2003
University of Plymouth on behalf of the Association of Chemistry and the Environment
Plymouth, UK
ConSoil 2003 - 8th International FZK/TNO Conference on Contaminated Soil   May 12 - 16, 2003, Gent, Belgium
Karlsruhe Research Centre (FKZ), Germany and TNO, The Netherlands
2003 International Seminar on
Paste and Thickened Tailings
  May 14 - 16, 2003
Australian Centre for Geomechanics
Sheraton Southgate Towers, Melbourne, Australia
2nd International Symposium on CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS: Characterisation, Evaluation, Mitigation/Restoration, Management Strategy, Performance   May 26 - 28, 2003
Quebec City, Canada
Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering
  September 16 - 19, 2003
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, Germany.
Tailings and Mine Waste '03   October 12 - 15, 2003
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA. Venue: Vale, Colorado
IMWA - Mine Water and the Environment   October 20 - 25, 2003
International Mine Water Association
8th International Congress, Johannesburg,
South Africa.
European Union
CORDIS: Community Research and Development Information Service   European Union Research Information Server.
CORDIS: EESD Homepage   "Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development" is one of the four thematic programmes of the Fifth (EC) RTD Framework Programme.
European Commission: Environment - Mining Waste   Compilation by the Environment Directorate-General of EU related material on mining waste, including relevant EU documents.
e-EcoRisk   Regional Enterprise Network Decision-Support System for Environmental Risk and Disaster Management of Large-Scale Industrial Spills - An EU 5th Framework Programme Project
Mining and Tailings Resources
Los Frailes (Aznalcóllar)   Tailings dam failure, cause, clean-up, pictures, diagrams
Jon Engels' site:   Tailings basics, disposal, safety, publications, conferences
Australian Centre for Geomechanics   P O Box 3296 - Broadway
Nedlands WA 6009
West Australia
ABN 37 882 817 280
Phone: 61-8-93803300
Fax: 61-8-93801130
WISE Uranium Project   The WISE site covers the health and environmental impacts of nuclear fuel production. Focus of information on uranium and tailings.
WISE: Properties of Tailings Dams   Information on design and properties of Tailings Dams.
WISE: Safety of Tailings Dams   Information and links on Tailings Dams.
UNCTAD: Mineral Resources Forum (MRF)   Information resource for issues related to mining, minerals, metals and sustainable development.
UNCTAD: Mineral Resources Forum - Library   Collection of documents related to the management of mining and tailings.
UNCTAD: Mineral Resources Forum - Technical Issues   Information on various mining technical issues including tailings dams, cyanide management, AMD and others.
UNCTAD: Mineral Resources Forum - Best Practice Guidelines and Standards   Corporate Social Responsibility: Best Practice Guidelines and Standards tackling the different stages of the mining life-cycle.
ICOLD: International Commission on Large Dams   International Commission on Large Dams, founded in 1928, representatives from 82 countries.
Washington State Dam Guidelines Part 3   Dam Owner's Guidance Manual
Washington State Dam Guidelines Part 4   Dam Design and Construction

Search Sites
Google   Google: the universal search machine - here searched for "tailings"
InfoMine   InfoMine: a very good search site - here searched for "tailings"
Weston Solutions   Weston Solutions: news on conferences on environmental issues
Knight Piésold Consulting    
Golder Associates    
Scott Wilson    
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