TSF Failures 1915 - 2018

Go to "World Mine Tailings Failures from 1915"

(The information on tailings dam failures is compiled by Lindsay Newland Bowker of Bowker Associates.  Corrections and additions to the data in the file are welcome - with documentation, please. 

Also see the paper "Risk-Public Liability-Economics of Tailings Storage Facility Failures" Bowker & Chambers, July 2015, on the Technical Reports page of this website.  The table of tailings dam failures 1910-2009 is Appendix I of this paper.