April 2021 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:   * Antofagasta * BHP Billiton * Decipher * ExcelPlas * Goldridge Mining Ltd * Government Grants * HATCH * K2fly * KCB * Newmont * Olympic Dam * PFAS * PLAXIS * Samarco * SPL * TenCate * TNA * TSF * Western Australia

INDUSTRY NEWS

Breaking News – Tailings Dam Poses Risk at Solomon’s Mine
https://www.solomonstarnews.com/index.php/news/national/item/25424-tailings-dam-poses-risk

BHP on Samarco’s Last Resort Response
https://www.mining-journal.com/bulks/news/1408142/bhp-on-samarco’s-‘last-resort-response

‘Deeds, Not Words’: Mining Firms Reshape Boardrooms as Investors Demand Sustainability on Tailings
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mining-boards-idUSKBN2C00K8

Government Grants Available for Australian Mining Companies for Tailings Recovery and Tailings Reprocessing
https://www.granthelp.com.au/research-and-development/

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Seen as Biggest Risk to Mining Industry
https://www.mining.com/web/esg-seen-as-biggest-risk-to-mining-industry/

“RECYCLING” TAILINGS – A New Business Opportunity
https://h2020-tarantula.eu/recycling-mining-waste-a-new-business-april-27-2021/

Installation Tips and Techniques on Geotextile Reinforced Tailings Pond Capping Solution– TenCate Blog Bites #3
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/Blog-bites/2021/4/16/Blog-Bite-3:-Sludge-Pond-Closure-Using-Geotextile-Reinforcement

Western Australian Government Publishes Booklet on Rehabilitation of Mines and Tailings Dams
http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/Documents/Environment/Rehabilitation-booklet.pdf

Decipher Mining Acquisition Completed and Creates Leading Commercial off the shelf (COTS) End-to-end Tailings Management Solution in Support of GITS (Global Industry Tailings Standard)
https://company-announcements.afr.com/asx/k2f/6e3e65a7-9726-11eb-8dae-96f1aa3153e8.pdf

The SPL Waste Management Challenge in Primary Aluminium
Spent pot lining (SPL) disposal is one of the largest environmental waste management challenges confronting worldwide primary aluminium smelters due to its toxicity
https://www.lightmetalage.com/news/industry-news/smelting/the-spl-waste-management-challenge-in-primary-aluminum/

HATCH  “The World is Changing—and So is the Role of Advisory”
https://www.hatch65.com/articles/the-world-is-changing-and-so-is-the-role-of-advisory/

Tailings Innovation Focus
https://www.miningmonthly.com/geomechanics-ground-control/news/1408094/tailings-innovation-focus

Tailings Dam Capability with PLAXIS LE – Demonstration Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEUJWyncTJs

BHP Still Using Banned PFAS Chemical at Olympic Dam
https://www.miningmonthly.com/sustainability/news/1408096/bhp-still-using-banned-chemicals-at-olympic-dam

Dam Failure Dramatizes US Mining Dangers
https://www.startribune.com/dam-failure-dramatizes-minnesota-mining-dangers/600047493/

Chile’s Antofagasta Submits US$1bn project related to Mine and Tailings Dam Expansion
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/chiles-antofagasta-submits-us1bn-project-related-to-los-pelambres-expansion

NEW RESEARCH

Laboratory Monitoring Approaches for Tailings Settling and Evaluation of Flocculant and Coagulant Treatments
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cjce.24130

Spatial Distribution, Environmental Risk Assessment, and Source Identification of Potentially Toxic Metals in Turkish Dam
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-021-09062-6

Experimental Study on Permeability Coefficient in Layered Fine Tailings under Seepage Condition
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/geofluids/2021/8850138/#introduction

NEW JOBS

Klohn Crippen Berger (KBC) Seeking Senior Civil/Geotechnical Engineer for Tailings Dams
https://www.icerecruit.com/job/198860/senior-civil-geotechnical-engineer/

Newmont Seeking Principal Engineer, Tailings & Dams at Goldcorp in Denver, CO Salary USD200K
https://www.theladders.com/job/principal-engineer-tailings-dams-newmont-goldcorp-denver-co_46053592

Seeking Geotechnical Engineer: Tailings Dams for AUD$160K pa (Brisbane QLD)
https://au.indeed.com/Geotechnical-Engineer-jobs-in-Brisbane-QLD?vjk=2f88342fc250447e

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