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Crack in Mount Polley mine’s dam noted in 2010 inspection report
Friday, September 26, 2014
A 2010 dam safety inspection at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine identified several concerns, including the discovery of a 10 to 15-metre long “tension” crack in the earthen dam. read more »
Imperial Metal to raise $100 M to cover Mount Polley cleanup costs
Friday, August 15, 2014
Imperial Metals Corp. will raise $100 million through debentures to cover the cleanup costs of its Mount Polley mine disaster, and plans to move ahead with the commissioning of its Red Chris mine, despite the project being $61 million over budget and picketed by First Nations. read more »
Canada’s Mount Polley disaster: experts warned tailings pond 'getting large'
Monday, August 11, 2014
A breach at Imperial Metals' (TSX:III) Mount Polley Mine tailings pond in Canada’s British Columbia may have been avoided had the company listened to concerns raised by engineers that designed the containment system, Knight Piésold Consulting said. read more »
Statement by Knight Piésold Ltd. regarding the Mount Polley Mining Incident
Friday, August 08, 2014
The breach of the tailings storage facility at Mount Polley is an extremely unfortunate incident and Knight Piésold Ltd. shares the concerns with respect to the effects to local communities, First Nations and the environment. As the former Engineer of Record of the tailings storage facility at Mount Polley, we feel it appropriate to provide some clarity and transparency of the role of Knight Piésold Ltd. read more »
Cleanup of tailings pond spill will take years: expert
Friday, August 08, 2014
A couple of years is how long one expert thinks it will take to clean up the mess from the tailings pond that burst open near Likley. read more »

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