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MIRA invites you to join an on-line presentation to be given by Dr. Frano Oboni on the subject of Quantifying Tailings Dam Risks.
Following several high-profile tailings dam failures within the last few years and the continued incidents of dam failures, the subject remains highly relevant for both the mining and insurance sectors.
Dr. Franco Oboni heads Riskope, an international practice on Risk and Crisis Management based in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and Lausanne, Switzerland.   Riskope deploy their ORE quantitative and convergent risk assessment methodology to support their endeavors.  Franco provides risk-informed decision-making consulting, while being a coach as well as the author of over fifty papers and co-author of various books.   Among these, ”Tailings Dam Management for the Twenty-First Century” published in 2019 by Springer (

Franco's projects span four continents, he regularly gives seminars, and workshops worldwide as clients include the UNDP, Fortune 500, World Bank.   Among the corporate clients, several international copper, zinc and aluminum, diamonds and coal mining companies are present.   The transportation industry is also present among Franco’s clients with railroads, highways, and harbors, oftentimes in conjunction with large mining operations.
Date: Thursday 11th June, 2020

Time: 4pm London, UK (duration 1 hour)

To register your interest please email  Webinar access details will be sent out to registered attendees in the week commencing 8th June 2020.
There will be opportunity to present questions during the webinar session but please feel free to send through any questions in advance.  We look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible.

Best regards

James Fryer
MIRA Chairman

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