August 2020 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News AlertsUp-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF

NEWSMAKERS: * Ausenco * AUSENCO * Catfish Robotic Dredgers * Golder Associates * Huesker * Marathon Gold * Mega-Dredger * Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 * TailCon * TSF * Vale

Catastrophic Failures Raise Alarm About Dams Containing Muddy Mine Wastes  (Breaking News)
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/08/catastrophic-failures-raise-alarm-about-dams-containing-muddy-mine-wastes

Golder Designs Tailings Management Facility for Chile Copper Mine QB2 Project (Breaking News)
https://www.golder.com/project/golder-designs-tailings-management-facility-for-qb2-project/

Mixed Reaction to New Tailings Standard  (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/nWJfnsurRdaoORf#pdfviewer

Golder Associates Appointed to Design TSF for Marathon Gold Project  (Breaking News)
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/08/20/2081247/0/en/Marathon-Gold-Appoints-Lead-Consultant-for-Valentine-Feasibility-Study.html

Tailings Dam Management Made Easy With a Remote Controlled Robotic Dredger (Australian-Designed & Made)
https://youtu.be/haXL06hleFc
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/WHgZ7xhvaRgxvyl    

Vale Activates Emergency Protocol for Another Tailings Dam  (Breaking News)
https://www.miningmagazine.com/geomechanics-ground-control/news/1392085/vale-activates-emergency-protocol-for-another-dam

TailCon Projects Offering Tailings Management Services in  WA
https://www.tailconprojects.com.au/about-us

Tailings Dam Embankment Construction – Huesker
https://www.huesker.co.uk/applications/mining/waste-management/tailings-dam-embankment-construction.html

Mining Industry Guidelines Seek to Prevent Tailings Dam Failures  (Breaking News)
https://www.canadianconsultingengineer.com/environmental/mining-industry-guidelines-seek-to-prevent-tailings-dam-failures/1003411269/

Deformations Prior to the Brumadinho Dam Collapse Revealed by Sentinel-1 InSAR Data Using SBAS and PSI Techniques
https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202008.0391/v1

Minimizing Environmental Impacts Through the Elimination of Tailings from Mining Operations
http://labrintos.coppe.ufrj.br/images/documentos/artigos/Article_Sustainable_Mining_06-26-19_1.pdf

Seeking Senior or Principal Engineer – Tailings & Mine Waste 
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-or-principal-engineer-tailings-mine-waste-industry-at-mpau-engineering-1984757306

Strain History and Short-Period Aging Effects on the Strength and Cyclic Response of Fine-Grained Coal Refuse
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002364

Rapid Tailings Analysis Service – Characterization of Tailings by Microscopy, PS and XRD (just $300/sample)
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Sediment-Sampling-NTs.pdf

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