November 2020 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

Up-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF


NEWSMAKERS: * BHP * Brazil * Earthlok * ExcelPlas * Knight Piesold * Metso Outotec * SRK Consulting * South32 * Tailings  * TNA * TSF  * Vale 

INDUSTRY NEWS

High Demand for Tailings Consulting Exceeds Local Capacity Says Knight Piesold
https://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-demand-for-tailings-consulting-exceeds-local-capacity-2020-10-29

Metso Outotec Tackles Long-term Tailings Management Task With New High-Capacity Filter Technology
https://im-mining.com/2020/11/12/metso-outotec-tackles-long-term-tailings-management-task-with-larox-ffp3716-filter/

Earthlok™ Flexible Geosynthetic-Concrete Matting for Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/emIOS3xsXhy3h1D​

SRK Consulting – Initial Thermal Performance of a Frozen Tailings Dam
https://www.srk.com/en/events/Initial-thermal-performance-of-a-tailings-retaining-frozen-foundation-dam-nunavut-canada

Five Years of the Mining Dam Disaster in Mariana, Brazil: Looking to the Future
https://www.iucn.org/news/rio-doce-panel/202011/five-years-mining-dam-disaster-mariana-brazil-looking-future

Teaching Sustainability-Informed Decision-Making Based on High-Risk Dam Failure Case Study
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19236026.2020.1819596

Tailings and Mine Waste Conference Technical Paper Presentation Schedule [PDF]
https://tailingsandminewaste.com/wp-content/uploads/TMW20-Website-Schedule-of-Presentations-201110.pdf

Toward Closing a Loophole: Recovering Rare Earth Elements from Uranium Metallurgical Process Tailings
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11837-020-04451-7

Natural Rehabilitation of Arsenic-Rich Historical Tailings at the Alexander Mine, Reefton, New Zealand
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00288306.2020.1840402

Katoro on Course at Gold Tailings Project
https://www.miningreview.com/gold/katoro-gold-on-course-at-gold-tailings-project-in-south-africa/

Lundin Mining Publishes Tailings Management Information Sheet
https://www.lundinmining.com/site/assets/files/3607/201112-lun-tailings-management-information-sheet.pdf

White Pine Mine Tailings Pond Disappearing
https://www.mininggazette.com/news/features/2020/11/white-pine-mine-tailings-pond-disappearing-still-inspected-as-dam/

Role of Temperature, Wind, and Precipitation in Heavy Metal Contamination at Copper Mines: a Review
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-020-11580-8

JOBS

South 32 Seeking Manager Tailings Dam Governance
https://www.seek.com.au/job/50925245?type=standard

Incitec Pivot Seeking Mines Tailings Engineer
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/mines-tailings-engineer-at-incitec-pivot-limited-2311657658

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November 2020 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

Up-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF


NEWSMAKERS: * ABEL Pumps * BHP  * Brazil * DAMSAT * GHD * ExcelPlas * FLSmidth * Samarco * South32 * Tailings * TenCate * TNA * TSF  * Vale 

Stay on Top of All Competitive Threats, Changes, and Trends Within Defined Tailings Storage and Management Areas
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BREAKING NEWS

UK Court Drops $9 Billion Lawsuit Against BHP
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/manchester-court-ditches-bhp-fundao-dam-lawsuit/

UK Judge Blocks Brazil Lawsuit Against BHP
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7005313/uk-judge-blocks-brazil-lawsuit-against-bhp/?cs=14264

BHP Fends Off $9b English Lawsuit Over Samarco Disaster
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/kKqanea3V9XOVFl#pdfviewer​

UK Judge Nixes Damages Claim Over Brazil Dam Failure
https://www.courthousenews.com/uk-judge-nixes-damages-claim-over-brazil-dam-failure/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Reinforced Mine Tailings Pond Closure in Huelva, Spain
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/case-studies/kOsN/Reinforced-Mine-Tailings-Pond-Closure-in-Huelva-Spain

The Role of Institutional Mining Investors in Driving Responsible Tailings Management [PDF]
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/L63ZBNSDmAW5lua#pdfviewer​

How the Insurance Industry has Changed Since the Brumadinho Tailings Disaster
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/tailings/how-the-insurance-industry-has-changed-since-the-brumadinho-tailings-disaster

Decipher Assists with Insurance Process for Tailings Storage Facilities
https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/the-role-of-technology-in-assisting-with-the-insurance-process-for-tailings-storage-facilities/

Tailings Dams Failures Insurance Perspective
https://www.riskope.com/?dir=&sort=name&order=desc

We’re Going to See More Tailings Dam Failures: Central Asia Metals’ Tailings Spill
https://www.earthworks.org/blog/were-going-to-see-more-failures-central-asia-metals-tailings-spill/

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Deformations Prior to the Brumadinho Dam Collapse
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/12/21/3664/pdf

How South32 has Remediated a Historic TSF into a “State-of-the-Art” Dry Stack Facility
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/tailings/how-south32-has-remediated-a-historic-tsf-into-a-state-of-the-art-dry-stack-facility

Mine Backfilling with Tailings and ABEL Pumps
https://mcusercontent.com/e6d0adbac799cc2e86731639b/files/1fad793e-7f07-4209-94a8-008c655304a7/AWB-HMQ-Backfilling-09.2020-EN.docx-1-.pdf?mc-cid=13e06879a9&mc-eid=e1a2bfae56

New Software – DIANA Finite Element Analysis for Tailings Dams
https://www.geoengineer.org/software/diana-finite-element-analysis

Healthier Economy in Tailings Management
https://www.flsmidth.com/en-gb/discover/mining-2018/healthier-economy-in-tailings-management

Tailings Solutions: How to Filter Down the Options
https://www.flsmidth.com/en-gb/discover/mining-2019/tailings-solutions-how-to-filter-down-the-options

Goldcorp and FLSmidth innovate to reduce mining’s footprint and environmental impact with EcoTails™
https://www.flsmidth.com/en-gb/discover/mining-2018/goldcorp-and-flsmidth-innovate-to-reduce-minings-footprint-and-environmental-impact-with-ecotails

JOBS

Project Manager – Tailings Dam Rehab Work in Brisbane
https://www.randstad.com.au/jobs/project-manager-tailings-dam-rehab-work_brisbane_19050889/

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https://www.tailingsnews.com.au/


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November 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

Up-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF


NEWSMAKERS: * BHP  * Brazil * DAMSAT * GHD * GORO * ExcelPlas * Klohn * Metso * NewCrest * Tailings * TenCate * TNA * TSF  * Vale 

5th Anniversary of the Samarco Disaster

BREAKING NEWS

Mining Giants BHP, Vale Accused of Colluding to Cut Payouts to Victims of Dam Collapse
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2020/10/26/587941.htm

Brazilian Prosecutors File Lawsuit Against BHP and Vale Dam Compensation
https://www.mining-technology.com/news/brazilian-prosecutors-file-lawsuit-against-bhp-vale/

No Punishment 5 Years After the Fundão Dam Tragedy
https://www.mining.com/no-punishment-5-years-after-the-mariana-tragedy/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Online Environmental Conference 2020 – Session 4, Tailings Dam Safety (Watch Now)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdBeQ7UJno0

News Release: Reinforced Soil Projects – 55 Case Studies – TenCate Geosynthetics (including Mining Projects)
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/new-release

Reflections on Recent Tailings Dam Failures and How the Application of Burland’s Soil Mechanics Triangle Concept May Avert Future Failures
https://research-repository.uwa.edu.au/en/publications/reflections-on-recent-tailings-dam-failures-and-how-the-applicati

What’s the Most Effective Way to Monitor Tailings?
https://www.miningnewswire.com/whats-the-most-effective-way-to-monitor-tailings/

Prospect Awards: Metso Outotec Excellence in Environmental Management
https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/prospect-awards-metso-outotec-excellence-in-environmental-management/

Vale Dam-break Trauma Raises Level of Ethical ESG Funds in Brazil
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/vale-dam-break-trauma-raises-070305083.html?guccounter-1&guce-referrer

Klohn Tailings Engineer Wins Award for Service
https://www.klohn.com/awards-and-recognition/congratulations-to-bill-chin-the-2020-recipient-of-the-canadian-dam-association-peter-halliday-award-for-service/

Sediment Arsenic Hotspots in an Abandoned Tailings Storage Facility (TSF), Gold Ridge Mine, Solomon Islands
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0045653520329544

Decipher Creates TSF Cloud Solution
https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/30102020/decipher-creates-tsf-cloud-solution/

IoT & Sensors in Mining: Microseismic Technology & Tailings Dam Breaches – Tetra Tech Mining (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTDyn1odejE

BHP “Extreme” Consequence Tailings Dams with Potential to Cause Fatality of 100 Employees
https://nuclear.foe.org.au/wp-content/uploads/BHP-Extreme-consequence-Tailings-Dams-Briefing-Paper-DN-22May2020.pdf

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Manufacture Of Lightweight Prefabricated Panels Employing Mine Tailings
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/3hNOo8da6KW1I2U#pdfviewer​

New Process Could Eliminate Oil Sands Tailing Ponds and Reduce Emissions
https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/commodities/video/new-process-could-eliminate-oil-sands-tailing-ponds-and-reduce-emissions~1705020

NEW RESEARCH

A Two-Fluid Simulation of Tailings Dam Breaching
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-020-00717-3

Contrastive Analysis of Dynamic Response of Tailings Dam With and Without Geofabriform By Shaking Table Model Test
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2020/58/e3sconf_isceg2020_01041.pdf

JOBS

Newcrest Seeking Tailings Manager
http://careers.newcrest.com.au/caw/en/job/979431/tailings-manager

AngloGold Ashanti Seeking Senior Specialist in Tailings for Australia Region
http://careers.newcrest.com.au/caw/en/job/979431/tailings-manager

Seeking Senior Project Engineer for Earthworks & Tailings Dams
https://www.infracon.net.au/job-seekers/job-search/project-engineer-senior-project-engineer-earthworks-tailings-dams/

OTHER NEWS

Mine Closure Industry Association Newsletter
https://landformdesign.com/LDQ/?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_12_23_2019_15_45_COPY_01)


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October 2020 Vol. 4

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

Up-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF


NEWSMAKERS: * BASF  * Brazil * DAMSAT * GHD * GORO * ExcelPlas * Rio Tinto * SRK * Tailings * TDF * TNA * TSF  * University of Newcastle 

INDUSTRY NEWS

New Australian Technology Helps To Avoid Dangerous Tailings Dams Collapses
https://www.createdigital.org.au/australian-technology-helps-avoid-tailings-dams-collapses/

New Thermal Imaging Methodology to Study Evaporation Kinetics in Mine Tailings
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2020/EW/D0EW00104J#!divAbstract
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/G3BqWr2ynPsmJBQ

Drone Flyover Inspection of LLDPE Liner at New Caledonia Goro Nickel Mine Tailings Dam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=r4SXPKpAzWE&app=desktop

Tailings Monitoring – What is the Most Effective Method of Monitoring Tailings?
https://www.mining-technology.com/sponsored/tailings-monitoring-what-is-the-most-effective-method-of-monitoring-tailings/

Tailings & Mine Water Solutions – Stackable Geotextile Bags – Low-cost, low-maintenance – Swift dewatering of large sludge volumes
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/DW8yrPSUoJXh6vi#pdfviewer​

NEW RESEARCH

DAMSAT: An Eye in the Sky for Monitoring Tailings Dams [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Darren_Lumbroso/publication/344625699_DAMSAT-An-eye-in-the-sky-for-monitoring-tailings-dams/links/5f855294458515b7cf7c5847/DAMSAT-An-eye-in-the-sky-for-monitoring-tailings-dams.pdf

Contamination of Groundwater by Potential Harmful Elements from Gold Mine Tailings and the Implications to Human Health: A Case Study in South Africa
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352801X20303775

University of Newcastle (Australia) Researchers Investigate Effect of Coal on Mine Tailings’ Water Permeability and Water Retention
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2020/55/e3sconf_e-unsat2020_03004.pdf

A Cleaner Mining Method for Waste Tailings as Paste Materials for Mined-Out Voids
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/geofluids/2020/8857290/

A Methodology Based on Magnetic Susceptibility to Characterize Copper Mine Tailings
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/10/11/939/pdf

UPCOMING WEBINAR

Webinar: Tailings Facilities and Social Performance: Why Communities Matter
https://ausimm.com/news/social-environment-society-webinar-tailings-facilities-and-social-performance-why-communities-matter/

JOBS

Perth Role for Civil Engineer – Tailings Dam
https://www.seek.com.au/job/50795033?type=standard

Newcrest Seeking Tailings Dam Lab Technician
http://careers.newcrest.com.au/caw/en/job/979413/tailings-dam-lab-technician


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October 2020 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

Up-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF


NEWSMAKERS: * BASF * Brazil * CAML * GHD * Golder Associates * ExcelPlas * Mount Polley * Rio Tinto * SRK * Tailings * TDF * TNA * TSF  * Vale

INDUSTRY NEWS

Global Mining Industry Needs to ‘Improve the Brand,’ Analyst Says (Breaking News)
https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/global-mining-industry-needs-to-improve-the-brand-analyst-says-60735779

Mount Polley Tailings Spill Continues to Affect Lake (Breaking News)
https://www.unbc.ca/newsroom/unbc-stories/contaminants-mount-polley-tailings-spill-continue-affect-quesnel-lake

The Dystopian Lake Filled by the World’s Tech Lust (Breaking News)
https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-dystopian-lake-filled-by-the-world-s-tech-lust?utm-source-twtrsynd&utm-medium-social

Operator of Mines Seeks to Reroute Road for Tailings Dam Expansion (Breaking News)
https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2020/10/15/operator-of-southeast-alaska-mine-seeks-to-reroute-road-for-tailings-expansion/

Mining Waste Challenges: Environmental Risks of Gigatons of Mud, Dust and Sediment in Megadiverse Regions in Brazil
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/20/8466/pdf

BASF Innovative Solutions for Tailings Management (Sponsored Link)
https://www.basf.com/global/documents/en/energy-resources/BR_Tailings_2019_web_270319.pdf

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NEW RESEARCH

Effects of Acidic Water on Hydro-Mechanical Properties of Asphalt Concrete Used in Tailings Dams
Asphalt concrete may be subjected to strongly acidic water when used in connection with storage of mine tailings (tailings dams)
Very little research has been done to study the durability of asphalt concrete used for tailings storage facilities.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214509520301170

Evaluation of Geochemical Behaviour of Flooded Cemented Paste Backfill of Sulphide-Rich Tailings by Dynamic-Tank Leaching Test
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17480930.2020.1829778?journalCode=nsme20

Effect of Microwave Heating on Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Cemented Tailings Backfill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061820331846

Influences of Tailings Particle Size on Overtopping Tailings Dam Failures
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-020-00725-3

Mastering Dry Tailings Management in Challenging Conditions
https://www.flsmidth.com/en-gb/customer-stories/customer-stories-mining-2020/hzl-zawar-dry-tailings-management

How Free Flow of Data Can Make Tailings Storage Facilities Safer
https://www.seequent.com/how-free-flow-of-data-can-make-tailings-storage-facilities-safer/

CAPABILITY STATEMENT – TAILINGS DAMS
http://www.ozmetshub.com.au/DesktopModules/EasyDNNNews/DocumentDownload.ashx?portalid-91&moduleid-11256-articleid-7218&documentid-1265

Tailovate™ – an innovative Tailings Data Collection, Processing and Reporting System
https://www.lutails.com/copy-of-home

WEBINARS

Modelling Aspects of Tailings Disposal Facility (TSF) Design – Prediction of Storage Capacity (Nov 14, 2020)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/modeling-aspects-of-tdf-design-prediction-of-storage-capacity-tickets-125077780007?utm-medium-discovery&utm-campaign-social&utm-content-attendeeshare&aff-escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

JOBS

GHD Seeking Technical Director – Tailings Engineer
https://www.seek.com.au/job/50749490?type=standout

Rio Tinto Seeking Tailings Engineer for Brisbane Role
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2187514702

Klohn Crippen Berger Seeing Hydrogeologist for Tailings Projects
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2165506054

MLG Oz Seeking Tailings Dam Project Manager for Tailings Rehabilitation Projects
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2164692553

UPCOMING EVENTS

SRK Consulting  –  Tailings and Mine Waste 2020
Keystone, CO November 15 – 18, 2020
https://www.srk.com/en/events/tailings-and-mine-waste-2020

2021 Tailings Dam Operator Forum (12-14 May 2012)
https://us12.campaign-archive.com/?u=8e6c7f581a1a22c544246ccdc&id=774e030d5f

GET MORE Latest News on Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) and Tailings Disposal Facilities (TDF)
https://www.tailingsnews.com.au/


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