Category Archives: Gordon Hoekstra

Conflicting Narratives On The Road To Tailings Reform

Lindsay Newland Bowker, November 22, 2020, Stonington, Maine LNBowker@bowkerassociates.org Really enjoyed the framing of this work on how conflicting narratives emerge in the wake of any man-made disaster and how they played out and are still playing out in obfuscating … Continue reading

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Yellow Giant Mine Failure : Canada’s Flailing Against Declining Grades and Rising Production Costs

  At its heart the Yellow Giant Mine failure which Van Couver Sun journalist Gordon Hoekstra, thankfully and with good research, is keeping front and center is about an improperly vetted deposit and unproven use of  pre-concentration technology.  The asset … Continue reading

Posted in Bowker Associates Science & Research In The Public Interest, Canadian Mining, Gordon Hoekstra, High Total Sulphur, Imerial Metals, Lindsay Newland Bowker, Mine Risk Management, Pre Concentration, Public Liability & Financial Risk, Sudbury 2011, Tailings Risk Management, Yellow Giant Mine, Yellow Giant Mine Failure | Leave a comment