This is generally a engineering podcast that often pertains to the world of mining, and especially mining waste management, or whatever else captures my imagination. The episodes, thankfully, will be fairly brief.
Episode 59: An Interview of Rob Cooke from Paterson Cooke
In this episode Rob and I discuss tailings management and future trends in tailings management.
Episode 57: An interview of Eric Michaels from Hilfiker and Marco Isola from Wood
In this episode Eric and I discuss the use of mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls in a tailings environment.
Episode 58: A conversation with Bill Kappel from Applied Weather Associates
Among other things, Bill and I discuss probable maximum precipitation (PMP) estimation, especially in data limited areas. Bill had an article on this topic in The Journal of Dam Safety, Volume 17, Issue 2 of 2020. You can find out more about Bill's company at www.AppliedWeatherAssociates.com
Episode 56: An Interview of Pete Kowalewski from Tierra Group International
Among other things, Pete and I discuss current trends in tailings management.
Episode 55: An Interview with Nick Kent of KCB
Amongst other things, Nick and I discuss filtered tailings, and in particular his recent paper from the Tailings and Mine Waste conference, titled, "Filtered tailings facilities and upset conditions".
Episode 54: An Interview with UBC's Negar Ghahramani
In this episode Negar and I discuss her recent paper: Tailings-flow runout analysis: examining the applicability of a semi-physical area–volume relationship using a novel database
You can access this paper at: NHESS - Tailings-flow runout analysis: examining the applicability of a semi-physical area–volume relationship using a novel database (copernicus.org)