February 2021 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:  :  * Amira * Anglo America * BHP * Brazil * Catfish Robotic Dredgers * CGG * ExcelPlas * Glencore * Jord International * Pioneer * Samarco * Sentinel * SRK Consulting * Tailings Recovery * TNA * TSF * Vale

BREAKING NEWS

Vale to Pay $7bln in Damages for Tailings Dam Rupture
https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/2062635/brazils-vale-to-pay-7-bn-in-damages-for-deadly-2019-dam-collapse
https://www.ft.com/content/47c98ef0-05e6-4f2c-aa80-db6a7d918f09

BHP and Vale’s Samarco Hit with Nearly $ 1 Billion Suit
https://www.mining.com/bhp-and-vales-samarco-hit-with-almost-1-billion-suit/

Dam Claimants to Take BHP Class Action
https://7news.com.au/news/crime/dam-claimants-to-take-bhp-class-action-c-2083884

UPDATE 1-Samarco dam claimants to take BHP class action to English Court of Appeal
https://www.reuters.com/article/bhp-samarco-idUSL1N2K82CC

INDUSTRY NEWS

Tailings Filtration Using New Filtration Technology—a Case Study
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42461-021-00378-y

Tailings Dewatering Expertise Delivered to Your Team – Request a bespoke Geotube® Dewatering for Mining Webinar
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/online-geotube-dewatering-mining-webinar-form

Tailings Remining – Tailings Recovery with Robotic Dredgers
Dredging in mining applications. Our dredges are high technology cutting & recovery machines with a well-earned reputation. Mining Tailings Dredging.
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/brochures/Catfish%20Tailings%20Dredger%20Rio%20Tinto.pdf

CGG Joins Mine Tailings Research Project
https://www.cgg.com/en/Media-and-Events/Media-Releases/2021/1/CGG-Joins-Mine-Tailings-Monitoring-Research-Project-Led-by-Amira

BHP Tailings Challenge: Global Call Received More than 150 Proposals to Sustainably Repurpose Copper Tailings
https://expandemineria.cl/en/noticia/bhp-tailings-challenge-global-call-received-more-than-150-proposals-to-sustainably-repurpose-copper-tailings/

SRK Consulting Discusses Challenges and Opportunities with Lined Tailings Dams
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/vIPY2XhEFb7cQQT#pdfviewer

New Mine Effluent Regulations to Come Into Force Mid-2021
https://magazine.cim.org/en/news/2021/new-mine-effluent-regulations-to-come-into-force-en/

Brazil Mining Agency to Hire More Inspectors, Allowing Annual Checks on All Tailings Dams
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/brazil-mining-agency-to-hire-more-inspectors-allowing-annual-checks-on-all-tailings-dams/

Pioneer Solution Can Eliminate Use of Permanent Bauxite Tailing Dams
https://www.hydro.com/en/media/news/2021/pioneer-solution-can-eliminate-use-of-permanent-bauxite-tailing-dams/

Monitoring of Tailings Dams and Facilities – Technology Trends & InSAR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjbnAWFho3Y

Video on BHP Tailings Challenge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Gb6mRwEwVo

Interview of Pete Kowalewski from Tierra Group International on Tailings Management
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3b1070cQRhTWl8s3361wMg

NEW RESEARCH

Characterization of Tailings Dams by Electrical Geophysical Methods (ERT, IP): Federico Mine (La Carolina, Southeastern Spain)
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/11/2/145/pdf

Using Ants as Indictors of Downstream Tailings Contamination
Assessment of Legacy Mine Metal Contamination Using Ants as Indicators of Contamination
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0269749121001159

Geoenvironmental Study of Gold Mining Tailings in a Circular Economy Context
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-021-00754-6

Understanding the Potential Consequences of a Tailings Dam Failure
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42461-021-00392-0

Chemical Clogging of Synthetic Filters in Tailings Ponds Caused by Ferrous Iron Ion
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jenge.20.00063

Failure Analysis of the Aznalcóllar Tailings Dam in SW Spain
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-021-00751-9

Thallium Associated with Manganese Ore Tailings in a Deactivated Mine in the Western Region of Bahia, Brazil
http://static.sites.sbq.org.br/jbcs.sbq.org.br/pdf/2020-0424AR.pdf

TAILINGS RECOVERY

Tailings Remining – Tailings Recovery with Robotic Dredgers
Dredging in mining applications. Our dredges are high technology cutting & recovery machines with a well-earned reputation. Mining Tailings Dredging.
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/brochures/Catfish%20Tailings%20Dredger%20Rio%20Tinto.pdf

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