April 2018 Vol. 1

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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