February 2021 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * Atico * BHP * Brazil * Catfish Robotic Dredgers * CGG * DSS Valves * ExcelPlas * Geofabrics * GHD * Golder * KCB * Klohn * MLG * RST * SRK Consulting * TenCate * TNA * TSF * Vale * UNECE * Weir

INDUSTRY NEWS

Using Geomembrane Liners to Reduce Seepage through the Base of Tailings Ponds—A Review and a Framework for Design Guidelines [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/11/2/93/pdf

TenCate Blog Bites : Bite #1: Here is 1 of 4 Reasons why Mining Operators Approve Geotube® Dewatering
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/Blog-bites/2021/2/19/Blog-Bite-1:-Geotube%c2%ae-Systems-Come-of-Age-for-Mining-and-Mineral-Process-Waste-Dewatering

SAVE THE DATE – TAILINGS AND MINE WASTE’21 (November 7-10, 2021)
https://www.geosyntheticssociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/1-TMW-2021-Call-for-abstracts-003.pdf

How to Prevent Flow Failures in Tailings Dams (Special Feature)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-021-00752-8

Atico Reports Stoppage and Fix After Tailings Discharge (Breaking News)
https://www.mining-journal.com/copper-news/news/1404936/atico-reports-stoppage-and-fix-after-tailings-discharge

Seepage Field Characteristic and Stability Analysis of Tailings Dam Under Action of Chemical Solution
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-83671-6

Design and Construction of a Tailings Dam over an Ancient Tailings Facility at La Parrilla Mine
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-021-00756-4

RST’s Advanced Technology Treats and Rehabilitates Tailings Dams at Mines and Power Plants
https://www.issuewire.com/rsts-advanced-technology-treats-and-rehabilitates-tailings-dams-at-mines-and-power-plants-1691810900593929

Design of a Three-Dimensional Earth Pressure Device and its Application in a Tailings Dam Construction Simulation Experiment
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11440-020-01138-w

UNECE launches Online Toolkit and Training for Strengthening Mine Tailings Safety
https://unece.org/climate-change/press/unece-launches-online-toolkit-and-training-strengthening-mine-tailings-safety

NEW PRODUCTS

Severe Service Knife Gate Valves (SSKGV) for Tailings and Mining Waste Backfill
https://www.dssvalves.com/industry-mining/
https://www.dssvalves.com/wp-content/uploads/DSS-Valves-Paste-Backfill-Applications-Brochure-ENGLISH-WEB.pdf

Earthlok™ Geosynthetic-Reinforced Concrete Armour Resists Wave Action Erosion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVJM3HnLNXw&feature=youtu.be

Golder Underground Paste Plant Helps Indonesian Mine Fit Into Mountainous Terrain
https://www.golder.com/project/underground-paste-plant-helps-indonesian-mine-fit-into-mountainous-terrain/?utm-source=LinkedIn&utm-medium=Post&utm_campaign=LI-underground-paste-plant-helps

NEW RESEARCH

An Introduction to Tailings Facilities (Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, SME)
https://www.smenet.org/What-We-Do/Technical-Briefings/An-Introduction-to-Tailings-Management

Weir Minerals Provides Tailings Management Flexibility with Mobile Pumphouses
https://im-mining.com/2021/02/18/weir-minerals-africa-provides-tailings-management-flexibility-with-mobile-pumphouses/

An Overview of Conventional Tailings Dam Geotechnical Failure Mechanisms
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42461-021-00381-3

Gypsum Amendment Induced Rapid Pyritization in Fe-Rich Mine Tailings from Fundão Tailings Dam Collapse
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/11/2/201/pdf

Trace Element Contaminants Associated Historic Gold Tailings in Sediments of Tailings Dams Across South Africa
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-021-08854-0

JOBS

BHP Seeking Head of Tailings Excellence
https://careers.bhp.com/job/Head-of-Tailings-Excellence/715243100/

MLG Oz Pty Ltd Seeking Project Manager – Tailings Dam/Rehabilitation Projects
https://www.seek.com.au/job/51549539?type=standout

Rio Tinto Seeking Closure Manager for Tailings Dams and Mines
https://jobs.riotinto.com/ShowJob/JobId/494948/ManagerMajorHazardsClosure

Teck Seeking Tailings Engineer
https://jobs.teck.com/job/Sparwood-Tailings-Engineer,-Qualified-Professional-BC/715793600/

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