May 2018 Vol. 2

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Leading Source of Breaking News on Tailings and Tailings Storage Facilities


Newcrest at a loss to explain Cadia’s failing tailings dam
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/mining-energy/newcrest-at-a-loss-to-explain-cadias-failing-tailings-dam/news-story/f3da04fb0c5b2a5e5794fd13da95c0a1>

NAFTA to Canada: Face the Facts on Tar Sands Tailings Ponds
A single Tailings Pond in Canada found to leak up to 6.5 million litres per day
https://www.nrdc.org/experts/james-blair/nafta-canada-face-facts-tar-sands-tailings-ponds

Management, Operation and Relinquishment of Tailings Storage Facilities Seminar
https://acg.uwa.edu.au/events/management-operation-and-relinquishment-of-tailings-storage-facilities-seminar/

Routing Simulation of Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325020536_Routing_Simulation_of_Tailings_Dam_Failure

GHD Seeking Senior Tailings Engineer (Brisbane)
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-tailings-engineer-brisbane-at-ghd-inc-688948517

Placement of fill from the Mt Garnet tailings dam into worked out stopes in the Mt Garnet underground mine scheduled to commence early May
http://www.csdtin.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/March-2018-Quarterly-Activities-Report-Appendix-5B.pdf

Construction of a toe drain for tailings dam at Munali Nickel Mine, Zambia
https://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/uwpconsult/attachment/uwpconsult5/


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May 2018 Vol. 1

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Leading Source of Breaking News on Tailings and Tailings Storage Facilities


Mini-Dredgers Offer Solution for Backfilling of Tailings into Mine Slopes
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/5GT13lXNxXJxV57

Residue Solutions to Showcase their Latest Innovations for Dealing with Tailings
https://imarcmelbourne.com/glexhibitors/residue-solutions/

Video of Cadia NSW Tailings Collapse Goes Viral
https://nsw.greens.org.au/news/nsw/video-cadia-dam-collapse-goes-viral

Newcrest Confirms Tailings Solution for Cadia Gold Operation
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/newcrest-confirms-tailings-solution-for-cadia-gold-operation-20180423-p4zb85.html

Updated Flyer for Paste 2018 Conference and Exhibition
https://paste2018.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Paste-2018-FA-Flyer.pdf

REE develops innovative and practical Trigger Action Response Plans (TARPs) for tailings dams’ operations at Rio Tinto sites
https://redearthengineering.com.au/ree-develops-innovative-and-practical-trigger-action-response-plans-tarps-for-tailings-dams-operations-at-rio-tinto-sites/

Seeking Civil Engineer for Quality Assurance of Tailings/Dams in QLD
https://www.chandlermacleod.com/engineering-jobs/tailings-engineer-civil-geotech-/1731231

Golden Seeking Senior Tailings Engineer (Civil/Geotechnical) for Perth
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-tailings-engineer-civil-geotechnical-at-golder-associates-corp-657579158

Seeking Principal Geotechnical Engineer – Tailings for WA
https://www.hunterexecutive.com.au/engineering-jobs/principal-geotechnical-engineer-tailings/1735750

Commencement of Construction of the New Tailings Storage Facility at Granville Tin Project
http://www.austinmining.com.au/site/PDF/1638_2/CommencementofGranvilleExpansionCivilWorks

Canada’s Oilsands Tailings Ponds Could Be Target Of NAFTA Investigation
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/05/10/oilsands-tailings-ponds-nafta_a_23431852/

Total Comminution to Tailings Solutions from Weir
http://www.miningne.ws/2018/05/08/total-comminution-to-tailings-solutions-from-weir/


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We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

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April 2018 Vol. 1

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Tailings News Australia (TNA)

Leading Source of Breaking News on Tailings and Tailings Storage Facilities

Red Earth Engineering Setting the Standard for Geotechnical Investigations for Tailings Dams
https://redearthengineering.com.au/setting-the-standard-for-geotechnical-investigations-for-tailings-dams/

Pit or Dam? Newcrest Progressing on options for Cadia Tailings | Video
http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/5308499/pit-or-dam-newcrest-progressing-on-options-for-cadia-tailings-video/

Seeking Suppliers for the OZ Minerals Carrapateena Project
On the following: Tailings Storage Facility and decant dam construction including bulk/detailed earthworks, geosynthetic liners, decant structures and return waterpipe work.
https://gateway.icn.org.au/project/3957/carrapateena-project-eci-package-1-ausenco-downer?st=projects&psid=1522713688

Dam or be damned: Mining safety under scrutiny | UN Environment
https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/dam-or-be-damned-mining-safety-under-scrutiny

Dangerous incident: Dam Wall Failure
http://www.amsj.com.au/incident-preventionmitigation/dangerous-incident-dam-wall-failure/

Ranger Uranium Mine tailings Dam Surrounded by Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
https://www.gettyimages.com.au/detail/photo/ranger-uranium-mine-tailings-dam-surrounded-high-res-stock-photography/155781366

Managing Aging Tailings Dams, a Challenge for Owners and ProfessionalsCDA Conference & Exhibition October 13-18, 2018 Quebec City, Quebec
https://www.cda.ca/EN/Professional_Development/CDA_Conference_2018/EN/
Professional_Development/Conference_Home_2018.aspx?hkey=fa6c76f3-db37-4faa-ad93-0173a07bb337

MINING LICENCE APPLICATION ON TAMBO RIVER MUST BE REJECTED
http://geg.org.au/?author=1

UK Space Agency project homes in on tailings dams
http://www.hrwallingford.com/news/uk-space-agency-project-homes-in-on-tailings-dams

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ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

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January 2018 Vol. 1

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Tailings News Australia (TNA)

Leading Source of Breaking News on Tailings and Tailings Storage Facilities

GHD Seeking Senior Tailings and Mine Waste Engineer (Brisbane)
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-tailings-and-mine-waste-engineer-%28brisbane%29-ghd%2C-inc-at-ghd%2C-inc-570568989

Taronga Tin Mine Stage 1 EIS – Water Balance Modelling Clarification to Accommodate Overflow from the Tailings Storage Facility
https://www.gisc.nsw.gov.au/sites/gleninnes/files/public/images/documents/gisc/council/Council%20Meetings/
2017-12/DA/EPA%20ATC%20Williams%20water%20balance%20modelling%20201117_Attachment%20A.pdf

Declassified Report on Hellyer Tailings Retreatment Project, Tasmania
http://www.nqminerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/R301-2017-Competent-Persons-Report-Hellyer-Tailings-Retreatment-Project-Nov2017.pdf

Accepted papers for Paste 2018 (11-13 April 2018) by Australian Centre for Geomechanics, The University of Western Australia
https://paste2018.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Paste-2018-accepted_abstracts_only.pdf

Successful Transitioning of a Conventional Slurry Tailings Storage Facility for Central Thickened Discharge by DA Accadia, FW Gassner (Golder Associates Pty Ltd, Australia)
https://paste2018.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Paste-2018-accepted_abstracts_only.pdf

Analysis of Tailings Facility Failures Globally Focusing on the Relative Occurrence, Severity and Root Causes of these Failures (Review)
http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3298/4/4/75/pdf

Mine Water Solutions 2018 – List of Accepted Abstracts 
http://2018minewatersolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Accepted-Abstracts-List-Jan-2018.pdf

Rapid Dam Contractors Pty Ltd require experienced Excavator and Dozer Operators to work on new Tailing Storage Facility construction in WA
The operators should have had experience with both Civil Earthworks and Tailing Storage Facility construction for WA
https://www.seek.com.au/job/35094966

20 Months Remain to Lay Charges in Mt Polley Mine Dam Collapse
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/b-c/20-months-remain-to-lay-charges-in-mt-polley-mine-dam-collapse-1.23144092

ATC Williams Visit Mt Carrington Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) for Inspection to gain an Understanding of the Topography
http://www.whiterockminerals.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/20171227-White-Rocks-Mt-Carrington-gold-silver-Project-Pre-Feasibility-Study-Stage-One.pdf

Independent Monitor Report 2017 – McArthur River Mine
http://www.mcarthurrivermine.com.au/en/media/MediaReleases/171221_MRM_Fact-Sheet-IM-Report%20%5BWEB%5D.pdf

Declassified WSP Report on Main Tailings Dam Annual Type 2 Inspection, Newstan Coal Mine
https://data.centennialcoal.com.au/domino/centennialcoal/cc205.nsf/0/5B2618E056252FB8CA2581E80070FD32/$file/
APP159360_Type%202%20Surveillance%20Inspection%20of%20Main%20Tailings%20Dam%20May%202017.pdf

EIS Supplement Response – Tailings and Residue Storage Aspects (ATC Williams Report, August 2017)
https://ntepa.nt.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/471967/supp_nolans_appendix2_tailings_residue_aspects.PDF

The Future of Mining Tailings Management
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/future-mining-tailings-managment-davide-cavalli/

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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
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We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

đź”” Geosynthetic News Alerts – Your Global Source of Geosynthetic News and Technology. Current and Updated!
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Among GNA’s objectives are:

  • To promote and educate on the development of specifications and practices that help ensure the proper use of geosynthetics.
  • To locate, interpret and disseminate new scientific research to manufacturers and users of geosynthetic materials.
  • To enhance the knowledge and awareness of contemporary geosynthetic technologies amongst specifiers, users and installers.

🔔 GNA – World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geomembranes, Geotextiles and other Geosynthetics

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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GNA is currently sent to over 7500 Geosynthetic Industry Members Globally every week.

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