CDA releases Mining Dams Technical Bulletin
The Canadian Dam Association has released its latest publication of technical information for owners, managers and consultants in the Canadian and international dam community.
The new Technical Bulletin: Application of Dam Safety Guidelines to Mining Dams, complements CDA's Dam Safety Guidelines re-published in 2013 by providing additional explanation of how the concepts described in the guidelines apply to mining dams. The Bulletin identifies some specific issues that should be considered during the design and safety evaluation of both tailings dams and water retention dams used in the mining industry.
Application of Dam Safety to Mining Dams is available in hard copy in English or French from
Need multiple copies? Contact the CDA office for the discount pricing.