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Tailings Wikipedia

Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an ore.Tailings are distinct from overburden, which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed.. The extraction of minerals from ore can be done two ways: placer mining, which uses water

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Industry experts come together to address tailings dams

Safer tailings storage facilities (TSFs) or tailings dams can be achieved when mine owners, contractors and engineering consultants work closely together, according to SRK Consulting senior geotechnical engineer Linda Spies.

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The Luming Mine tailings accident in China The Landslide

The Luming Mine tailings accident in China. Unfortunately another significant tailings accident occurred on 28 March 2020, this time at the Luming Mine in Heilongjiang Province in NE China (location: 47.361, 128.559).. The release was reported on Xinhua News which is in itself interesting because there is a perception that previous tailings accidents might have been covered up.

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Environmental Risks From Mine Tailings ThoughtCo

Tailings from copper and uranium mining often produce measurable levels of radioactivity. Tailing Ponds . Some mining wastes become very fine after they have been ground up during processing. The fine particles are then generally mixed with water and piped into impoundments as a slurry or sludge. This method cuts down on dust problems, and at least in theory, the impoundments are engineered to

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SSR Mining

SSR Mining Inc. is a Vancouver-based mining company focused on the operation, development, exploration and acquisition of precious metal projects. It is listed under the ticker symbol SSRM on the NASDAQ Capital Markets and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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Tailings Management The Mining Association of Canada

Tailings are an unavoidable by-product of mining, consisting of the processed rock or soil left over from the separation of the commodities of value from the rock or soil within which they occur. If not managed responsibly, tailings can pose potential risks to human health and safety, the environment, infrastructure, and to mining companies themselves. Responsible tailings management is

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Commentary on Tailings Dam FailuresKlohn Crippen Berger

Commentary on Tailings Dam Failures. Posted on February 11, 2015. Klohn Crippen Berger assisted in the investigation of the 1995 Omai tailings dam failure in Guyana, the 1998 Anzalcollar tailings dam failure in Spain and the 2014 Mount Polley tailings dam failure in British Columbia. As a consequence, we have a unique understanding of these events and the lessons learned for future tailings

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Mine Tailings Disposal Methods

Mining Coal Tailings Disposal. As has been pointed out earlier in this section, immense quantities of wastes are produced by coal mining activities. Many of the regulations governing these wastes have only recently been enacted, and the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (PL 9587) will be a major factor influencing coal mining waste management in the future. The discussion of

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Mine Tailings groundtruthtrekking.org

Mine tailings' size and composition depends on the mining method. For hardrock metal mines, tailings are usually a very fine mud or powder, which is left over after ore is crushed and valuable minerals are extracted from it. Tailings may also contain chemicals used for mineral extraction. Tailings are distinct from “waste rock”, which is the non-ore rock which miners move and discard as

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Aftermath of a disaster: a year on Mining Magazine

It's been a year since a tailings dam at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine in Brumadinho, Brazil, ruptured and spilled mine waste into the surrounding environment, killing more than 250 people

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Experts: Yichun Luming mining tailings pollutants will not

[Commentary] On April 11, the Heilongjiang Provincial Government Information Office held a press conference and invited the National Environmental Emergency Expert Group to introduce the progress of emergency disposal of the tailings sand leakage incident of China Railway Group Yichun Luming Mining.

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Managing tailings sans water Mining Magazine

Mining updates in exploration and development, finance, companies and commodities; Market-leading insights into the technology and services investment spaces; Unique stocks and sector data, with commentary

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Executives key to tailings best practice Mining Magazine

Mining updates in exploration and development, finance, companies and commodities Market-leading insights into the technology and services investment spaces Unique stocks and sector data, with commentary

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tailings mining Crux Investor WP

Elikhulu Tailings Retreatment Plant has had a mining feasibility study conducted that is now being independently vetted by a third party, with the view to expand it to a full feasibility study. Loots says it looks like c. 90,000oz per annum, with a 9-year life-of-mine, rising to

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News Australian Mining

Established in 1908, Australian Mining magazine keeps you informed on the latest news and innovation in the mining industry Mining News

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The future of tailings storage facilities Mining Magazine

The future of tailings storage facilities . Learning from mistakes and successes of the past is a key to required risk-management advances, reports Paul Harris An ICMM review is focusing on TSF standards, critical control strategies, governance and emergency preparedness Asset Management > Life-cycle-end-of-life-management; 16 March 2016 comments; share. EZshot EZDet (EZD) for surface

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Phytomining for Artisanal Gold Mine Tailings Management

Abstract: Mine tailings are generally disposed of by artisanal and small scale gold miners in poorly constructed containment areas and this leads to environmental risk. Gold phytomining could be a possible option for tailings management at artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) locations

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Current Global Trends and Developments in Mining

Current Global Trends and Developments in Mining: Mining 2020. ICLG Mining Laws and Regulations covers common issues in mining laws and regulations including the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiation in 28 jurisdictions.

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Report of the TSM Tailings Review Task Force

The tailings failure that occurred on August 4, 2014 at the Mount Polley Mine owned and operated by Imperial Metals, a member of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) led the Board of MAC to ask: "Are there improvements in the tailings protocols under Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) that could have prevented this tailings spill?” Starting in the late 1990s, MAC's TSM initiative was

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Minerals Free Full-Text Coal-Mining Tailings as a

Coal-Mining Tailings as a Pozzolanic Material in Cements Industry . by Santiago Yagüe 1, Isabel Sánchez 2, Raquel Vigil de la Villa 3, Rosario García-Giménez 3,*, Antonio Zapardiel 2 and Moisés Frías 4. 1. ETS Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), 28040 Madrid, Spain. 2. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED

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