DAMSAT (DAm Monitoring from SATellites) is the system we are developing to remotely monitor tailings dams and other tailings deposit areas utilising Earth Observation and Global Navigation Satellite System technologies.
We were at the UK Space Applications networking event that took place on the 30th of January 2019 in London.
We published a review of the risks posed by the failure of tailings dams in a report, available from our resources section. This report provides an overview of risks associated to tailings dams, monitoring regulatory frameworks worldwide, current monitoring methods and…
Following the catastrophic failure of the Brumadinho tailings dam in Brazil, Craig Goff, our project director, considers the risks associated with these types of dam.