November 10, 2020

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Lucas de Melo to Present at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Twin Cities Subsection’s Lecture Series

Lucas de Melo, Ph.D., P.E. (Maryland) will present “Summary of Technical Causes of the 2019 Feijao Iron Mine Tailings Dam 1 Failure (Brumadinho, Brazil)” as part of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) Twin Cities Subsection’s Lecture Series on November 19, 2020.

Lucas is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Maryland with more than 20 years of experience in dams and mining related projects, geotechnical design and field studies, risk quantification, hazardous materials remediation; and in the design of coal ash disposal sites, solid waste management facilities, and capping systems for site closures.

The SME Twin Cities Subsection facilitates networking, supports career development, and encourages positive, objective communication regarding the significant role that mining plays in our society.

SME is a professional society whose nearly 15,000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 85 countries. SME members are engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide minerals community through information exchange and professional development.

More Information

About the event: https://community.smenet.org/smetconline/program?ssopc=1
About SME Twin Cities Subsection: http://www.smetwincities.org
About SME: https://www.smenet.org
For consultation regarding mining and dams, contact Lucas de Melo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Learn more about Lucas: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/lucas-de-melo