Jagersfontein class action lawsuit imminent
/ 1 October 2023

Jagersfontein class action lawsuit imminent

Three people were killed and dozens injured a year ago when the tailings dam at the Jagersfontein diamond mine collapsed

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Why Jagersfontein tailings dam failed
/ 10 April 2023

Why Jagersfontein tailings dam failed

Using public satellite and aerial imagery, Wits civil engineers find the dam’s construction history deviated from best engineering practice

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Jagersfontein mine slimes dam disaster was preventable, says water expert
/ 13 September 2022

Jagersfontein mine slimes dam disaster was preventable, says water expert

A second tailings storage facility at the Free State diamond mine is at risk of collapsing

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