Environmental Aspects of Mine Wastes. Short Course Series, Volume 31.J.L. Jambour, D.W. Blowes, and A.I.M. Ritchie, Eds. 430 Pp. Mineralogical Association of Canada. 2003. Price US$50 outside Canada; CAN$50 in Canada; member price, US$40/CAN$40.

Mine wastes are the bane of the mining industry. In order to extract a mineral resource, a mining company is faced with determining how to deal with the waste material associated with the mining process. As environmental awareness has increased, this task has become increasingly arduous. Waste rock and tailings often contain high concentrations of metals and...

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