Resources / OSRIN 2009 - 2014 / Tailings


Directive 074

AER Directive 074 – Tailings Performance Criteria and Requirements for Oil Sands Mining Schemes

AER Directive 074 – Company Tailings Plan Submissions - 2009

AER Directive 074 – Company Tailings Plan Submissions - 2010 and 2011

AER Directive 074 – Company Tailings Plan Submissions - 2011-2012

Pembina Institute – Tailings Plan Review

Other Tailings Information

A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities, – Mining Association of Canada report, 2nd Edition, 2011

Background information on tailings – a general information site out of England

Canadian Dam Association

Committee on Tailings Dams (US Society on Dams)

Design and Evaluation of Tailings Dams – 1994 US EPA technical report

Oil Sands Tailings Treatment Technologies Final Report - Part A and Part B - Alberta Energy Research Institute report

Reference Document on Best Available Techniques for Management of Tailings and Waste-Rock in Mining Activities - 2009 European Commission report

Tailings, A Lasting Oil Sands Legacy – October 2010 World Wildlife Fund 

TailingsMine – an InfoMine site devoted to tailings and waste rock issues

University of Alberta – Research on Avian Protection Project (Syncrude creative sentence project)

US Mine Safety and Health Administration 2010 review of tailings dam safety