Managing tailings from mining operations

2021-9-3  Mine operators are required to demonstrate an ability to effectively manage tailings and tailings storage facilities and their inherent risks as part of the comprehensive permitting approvals process that allows mines to operate in South Australia. The major risks posed by tailings

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Tailings management - Australian Mining

2012-6-21  Dry tailings systems are considered ideal for dry climate mining operations, such as in Australia and for the Karara mine in Western Australia's Mid

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About – ACG Mine Closure

Andy has been involved in many industry-focussed projects with current projects including An evaluation of tailings storage facilities monitoring technologies managed by AMIRA and funded by eight mining companies; Future Tails aimed at training, research and education to improve tailings management funded by BHP and Rio Tinto; and Evaluating potential static liquefaction of tailings to prevent failures, funded by six mining companies as well as the Australian

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Guidance about tailings storage - Department of Mines ...

The department has produced a code of practice to assist industry to store and manage tailings, and to meet their legislative obligations for work health and safety under the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and environmental matters under the Mining Act 1978. The aims of this code are to describe:

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Global Mining Guidelines Group Tailings

Australian Government, Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry – Tailings Management This program was developed to assist the mining sector in the reduction of their impact on

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Gold tailings dam turns up easy pickings - Australian Mining

2015-9-23  An old tailings dam in north-western Queensland may see a new life as a producing gold mine. In July Diatreme Resources began drilling at the Tick Hill mine,

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From Tailings to Treasure? Miners Make ... - Advancing

2015-5-7  Australian Broadcasting Company reports that Western Australian company Carbine Resources is investigating the technical viability of extracting an estimated million ounces of gold and 60,000 tons of copper left in the tailings at the old Mt. Morgan Mine site in central Queensland. Numerous other tailings projects are underway in Australia.

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Mine tailings-based geopolymers: Properties, applications ...

2021-7-1  The use of mine tailings (MTs) as aggregates or precursors of alkali-activated materials and geopolymers (GPs) seems to be a promising approach for their sustainable utilization since it allows not only reducing the dynamics of MTs accumulation in the environment and the environmental damage they cause but also it combines the advantages geopolymer technology that is associated with reducing

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Mine landforms in Western Australia from dump to

Mine landforms in W estern Australia from dump to landform design: review, reflect and a future direction . HWB Lacy . Mine Closure Management Services Pty Ltd, Australia. Abstract Open cut mining in Western Australia(WA) has rapidly expanded in the last 0 years. Volumes moved per 6 annum, once small, are in excess of millions of tons per project.

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A comparison of alternative tailings disposal methods ...

A comparison of alternative tailings disposal methods — the promises and realities A.H. Watson et al. 500 Mine Waste 2010, Perth, Australia • Paste tailings disposal: involves dewatering the tailings material in specialised paste thickeners, or ultra-high-density thickeners, to achieve a slurry density that is still pumpable. Target slurry

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Managing tailings from mining operations

2021-9-3  Mine operators are required to demonstrate an ability to effectively manage tailings and tailings storage facilities and their inherent risks as part of the comprehensive permitting approvals process that allows mines to operate in South Australia. The major risks posed by tailings

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A comparison of alternative tailings disposal methods ...

A comparison of alternative tailings disposal methods — the promises and realities A.H. Watson et al. 500 Mine Waste 2010, Perth, Australia • Paste tailings disposal: involves dewatering the tailings material in specialised paste thickeners, or ultra-high-density thickeners, to achieve a slurry density that is still pumpable. Target slurry

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Tailings Management - AusIMM

Peter Chapman is a Principal Tailings Engineer based in Golder’s Perth office. He has been with Golder for over 16 years and is the Mine Waste Group Leader for Australia as well as the Leader of Golder’s global Mine Tailings and Facilities Technical Community.

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Tailings - Rio Tinto

The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management. The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (GISTM) is the result of the Global Tailings Review, a collaboration between the International Council on Mining Metals (ICMM), of which we are members, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Principles for Responsible Investment.. The Review established an

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Tailings storage facilities in Western Australia - code of ...

2021-9-7  Tailings storage facilities in Western Australia C F ACTC. 2. 2 Classification. 2.1 Introduction. The primary function of a TSF is the safe and economical storage of tailings in an erosion-resistant, non-polluting structure that minimises environmental impacts.

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Gold tailings dam turns up easy pickings - Australian Mining

2015-9-23  An old tailings dam in north-western Queensland may see a new life as a producing gold mine. In July Diatreme Resources began drilling at the Tick Hill mine

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Tailings 2021 - Gecamin

Tailings 2021 is organized to offer a forum where executives, professionals and academics from the Global Mining Industry can learn and analyze the latest developments and best practices in the transportation, disposal, control and monitoring of conventional, thickened, paste and filtered tailing storage facilities.

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Global Mining Guidelines Group Tailings

Global Mining Guidelines Group Tailings. This 2019 study of approximately 30 guidance documents, project initiatives and standards from around the world was undertaken by GMG and Cambrian College. It offers an understanding of existing practices and initiatives covering mine tailings throughout the global mining

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Chemical and isotopic signatures of waters associated

2016-8-15  An earlier study has shown that, weathering of the mine tailings at the Woodsreef Asbestos Mine, NSW, Australia results in the formation of extensive carbonate crusts and cements (Oskierski et al., 2013a). The crusts, consisting mainly of hydromagnesite, predominantly incorporate CO 2 of atmospheric origin, as evidenced by

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TAILINGS AND MINE WASTE 2019 – FINAL PAPERS

2019-10-29  TAILINGS AND MINE WASTE 2019 – FINAL PAPERS 44 Baseline Investigations and Preliminary Design for an In-Pit Tailings Storage Facility, Magistral Mine, Sinaloa Patrick Williamson, Hernan Beltran, Chris Lane, Jim Willis INTERA Inc, USA Minera Pangea, México LMGSPL, Australia Tierra Group International, USA 6. Case Histories Podium 46

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SRK Australia Mine Waste and Tailings 2021

SRK Australia Mine Waste and Tailings 2021. AusIMM’s Mine Waste and Tailings Conference returns in July 2021 to explore all aspects of life cycle waste rock and tailings management, from site selection and design to post-closure care. This virtual technical conference will address current and future challenges impacting mining systems re ...

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Tailings Management - AusIMM

Peter Chapman is a Principal Tailings Engineer based in Golder’s Perth office. He has been with Golder for over 16 years and is the Mine Waste Group Leader for Australia as well as the Leader of Golder’s global Mine Tailings and Facilities Technical Community.

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Chemical and isotopic signatures of waters associated

2016-8-15  An earlier study has shown that, weathering of the mine tailings at the Woodsreef Asbestos Mine, NSW, Australia results in the formation of extensive carbonate crusts and cements (Oskierski et al., 2013a). The crusts, consisting mainly of hydromagnesite, predominantly incorporate CO 2 of atmospheric origin, as evidenced by

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Rio Tinto introduces global standard ... - Australian Mining

2021-5-3  Rio Tinto has revised how it will manage tailings facilities to comply with the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM). In August 2020, Rio Tinto and other International Council ...

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Tailings 2021 - Gecamin

Tailings 2021 is organized to offer a forum where executives, professionals and academics from the Global Mining Industry can learn and analyze the latest developments and best practices in the transportation, disposal, control and monitoring of conventional, thickened, paste and filtered tailing storage facilities.

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Tailings News Alerts - Leading Source of Breaking News in ...

2021-8-13  Vale is starting activities with unmanned equipment for the removal of tailings from B3/B4 dam, at Mar Azul iron ore mine, in Nova Lima, and Sul Superior dam, at Gongo Soco mine, in Barão de Cocais – both in Minas Gerais

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Gold tailings dam turns up easy pickings - Australian Mining

2015-9-23  An old tailings dam in north-western Queensland may see a new life as a producing gold mine. In July Diatreme Resources began drilling at the Tick Hill mine

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TAILINGS AND MINE WASTE 2019 – FINAL PAPERS

2019-10-29  TAILINGS AND MINE WASTE 2019 – FINAL PAPERS 44 Baseline Investigations and Preliminary Design for an In-Pit Tailings Storage Facility, Magistral Mine, Sinaloa Patrick Williamson, Hernan Beltran, Chris Lane, Jim Willis INTERA Inc, USA Minera Pangea, México LMGSPL, Australia Tierra Group International, USA 6. Case Histories Podium 46

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Environmental management for mine sites - CSIRO

Minimising environmental impact at mine sites. Our solutions are ensuring safer mine tailings management. Mining remains embedded in Australia's continuing economic prosperity, contributing half the nation's export income and nearly $1 trillion planned investment in resource sector industries. Impacts from waste materials of mining

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Geotechnical Properties of Mine Tailings Journal of ...

Characterization of the Tailings. The basic geotechnical properties of the four tailings are summarized in Table 1, and Fig. 1 displays the grain size distributions. The specific gravity of the coarse and fine iron tailings are 3.23 and 3.08, respectively, which are consistent with those of metal tailings but much higher than those of natural soils.

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