December 2021 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * BHP * ExcelPlas  * Fundão Dam * Geotube™ * Heavy Metals * Peru Tailings Failure * SLR Consulting * TAKRAF * TenCate * TNA * TSF * Turkey * VALE

BREAKING NEWS

Tailings Pond Breach in Turkey’s Black Sea Creates Environmental Disaster
https://www.duvarenglish.com/tailings-pond-breach-in-turkeys-north-creates-environmental-disaster-news-59786

INDUSTRY NEWS

A Tenth of the World’s Tailing Dams Have Had Stability Issues
https://www.mining.com/about-a-tenth-of-the-worlds-tailing-dams-have-had-stability-issues/

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of a Catastrophic Tailings Dam Break in Hubei, China
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10064-021-02491-0

Fundão Tailings Dam Failure in Brazil: Evidence of a Population Exposed to High Levels of Al, As, Hg, and Ni After a Human Biomonitoring Study
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0013935121018259

Effect of Upstream Dam Geometry on Peak Discharge during Overtopping Breach in Non-cohesive Homogenous Embankment Dams; Implications for Tailings Dams
https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2020WR029358

Dredging Solutions to Decrease Tailings Dam Risks
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ycDC3bkZEYmFjMI#pdfviewer

Mobilization of Heavy Metals in River Sediments from the Region Impacted by the Fundão Dam Rupture, Brazil
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-021-10107-9

Economic and Financial Consequences of Process Accidents in Brazil: Multiple Case Studies
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1350630721007950

Gold Tailings Dam Break Simulation Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ygx5VBbkJhE

TAKRAF’s First Dry Stack Tailings System Commissioned in Brazil
https://im-mining.com/2021/12/08/takrafs-first-dry-stack-tailings-system-commissioned-brazil/

Brazil’s Vale Makes Cash Through Tailings Dams Closure Procedures
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/brazils-vale-makes-cash-through-tailings-dams-closure-procedures

TAILINGS REUSE

Activation the Hydration Properties of illite-containing Tailings to Prepare a Binder for Cemented Paste Backfill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061821037211

Utilization of Copper Mine Tailings as a Partial Substitute for Cement in Concrete Construction
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061821036540

Mine Tailings: Problem or Opportunity? Towards a Combined Remediation and Resource Recovery Approach
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40831-021-00468-7

Recovery of Consolidated Mineral Rich Solids in Gold Mining with Geotube®
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/case-studies/dGgY/The-Recovery-of-Consolidated-Mineral-Rich-Solids-in-Gold-Mining-with-Geotube-Dewatering-

JOBS

Australian Role for Tailings Project Engineer to Help Deliver a Major Tailings Dam Project
https://www.concentis.com.au/work-with-us/browse-jobs/project-engineer-tailings-1/

Brisbane Role for Geotechnical Engineer in Tailings Dams – Salary Up to $170K pa
https://www.careerone.com.au/jobview/geotechnical-engineer-tailings-dam/3aad4195-ac56-49ee-937c-70c5dbf8c770

SLR Consulting Seeking Tailings Engineer for South Africa
https://www.slrconsulting.com/en/careers/africa/tailings-engineer

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