December 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * BHP * Brazil * Coffey * ExcelPlas * Golder * Rapid Crushing * SRK Consulting * TenCate * Tailings  * Tailings Consultants Australia (TCA) * TenCate * TNA * TSF  * United Nations * Vale * WSP

INDUSTRY NEWS

BREAKING NEWS – Golder Associates Sold to WSP
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/12/03/2139044/0/en/WSP-to-Acquire-Golder-Creating-the-Leading-Global-Environmental-Consulting-Firm.html

United Nations Publishes Video on Mine Tailings Safety (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cW_0Z-jbNw

BHP Loses Bid to Limit Shareholder Claims in Dam Disaster Class Action
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/bhp-loses-bid-to-limit-shareholder-claims-in-dam-disaster-class-action-20201130-p56j6i.html

Vale Opens Plant to Make Mining Waste Into Construction Products
https://www.thechemicalengineer.com/news/vale-opens-plant-to-make-mining-waste-into-construction-products/

Green Mining: Technical Study of Off-shore Tin Mining Using Cutter Suction Dredger and Geotube Embankments
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/599/1/012057/pdf

Recycling Lepidolite from Tantalum–Niobium Mine Tailings by a Combined Magnetic–Flotation Process Using a Novel Gemini Surfactant: From Tailings Dams to the “Bling” Raw Material of Lithium
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c06609

NEW TECHNOLOGY

Printable Properties of Cementitious Material Containing Copper Tailings for Extrusion Based 3D Printing
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061817324546

Using Innovation to Fix Innovation in Tailings
https://magazine.cim.org/en/voices/using-innovation-to-fix-innovation-en/

Dry-Stacked Tailings Test Work Boost for Los Andes Copper’s Vizcachitas Project
https://im-mining.com/2020/11/30/takraf-dry-stacked-tailings-test-work-boost-los-andes-coppers-vizcachitas-project/

REUSE OF TAILINGS

Rheological, Mechanical and Hydration Properties of Cement Paste Blended With Iron Tailings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0032591020311219

Production of Mine Wastes (Tailings) Based Geopolymers – A Critical Review
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Safaa_Mabroum2/publication/346395247-Mine-wastes-based-geopolymers-A-critical-review/links/5fc0c0ea458515b79778207a/Mine-wastes-based-geopolymers-A-critical-review.pdf

Preparation and Property of Construction Bricks Using Manganese Tailing Residues
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1681/1/012009/pdf

ENVIROMENTAL

Study Published on Soil to Plant Transfer of Radioactive Uranium, Radium and Thorium from Tailings-Contaminated Soil
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0265931X05000421

First Year After the Brumadinho Tailings’ Dam Collapse: Spatial and seasonal variation of trace elements in sediments, fishes and macrophytes from the Paraopeba River, Brazil
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0013935120314237

OTHER NEWS

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

New Technology Assists with Insurance Processes for TSFs
https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/how-technology-assists-with-insurance-processes-for-tsfs/

Research on Physical and Mechanical Indexes of Acidified Tailings Particles
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/571/1/012125/pdf

Objections Letter to Tailings Proposal
https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/hdp.au.prod.app.vic-engage.files/1916/0461/8222/Submission-413-Sharon-Byrne-Redacted.pdf

Gold Tailings Retreatment Offers an Environmental Solution
https://mineralprices.com/gold-tailings-retreatment-offers-an-environmental-solution/

TSF CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST – “NEED A LIFT?”

Specialist Australia Contractor for Building Tailings Dams and Tailing Dam ‘Lifts’
https://rapidcrushing.com.au/dam-contractors/

MARKET INTELLIGENCE

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