TITLE

Rum bungle

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
BRW;9/20/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the mistakes of Rum Jungle mine in Darwin, Northern Territory, the first uranium mine to operate in Australia. The main cause of the problems at Rum Jungle was poorly engineered tailings dam. Its design was so bad that in the wet season, the tailings dam frequently overflowed, spilling pollutants into the Finniss River.
ACCESSION #
27404687

 

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