February 2022 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * AECOM * Brazil * Brumadinho * Cambio * DamPulse™ * ExcelPlas  * First Quentum * Fundão Dam * GeoSource * GHD * Jubilee Platinum * K2fly * Knight Piesold * Indian Tailings Dam Failure * ISSMGE * New Century Resources * Paterson & Cooke * Ranger Mine (NT) * Rapid Dam Contractors * Red Earth Engineering * Rio Tinto * Samarco * Stacking * Tailings2022 * TailingsPulse™ * TNA * TSF  * VALE * Weir * Wood

BREAKING NEWS

Knight Piésold Releases Its Engineer of Record Guidelines for Tailings Facilities (Breaking News)
https://www.knightpiesold.com/sites/en/assets/File/KP 2021 – EORServicesGuidelineEnglish.pdf

Major Asset Managers to Ramp Up Engagement with Mining Companies Over Tailings Safety
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/4n0HWs5HjYZ5RzB#pdfviewer

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://cloud.excelplas.com/s/iLofpuDxKBYDU5V#pdfviewer

Three Years Later: Deadly Mining Disaster Still Tests Vale and Mining Towns Live in Fear of Another Dam Collapse
https://visura.co/arrellaga/stories/deadly-mining-disaster-still-t

Jubilee Platinum Moves into Copper Through Aussie Tailings Deal
https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/174524/jubilee-platinum-moves-into-copper-through-aussie-tailings-deal-174524.html

Samarco to Add Revenue, Hit Output Goal Sooner After Vale Deal
https://www.mining.com/web/samarco-to-add-revenue-hit-output-goal-sooner-after-vale-deal/

NT Ranger Mine Rehabilitation to Cost Nearly $2Billion
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/qREUIM9HpunCuLC#pdfviewer

INDUSTRY NEWS

Weir Delivers Industry-leading Tailings Management – Solutions for Mining And Aggregates
https://www.philippine-resources.com/articles/2022/2/industry-leading-tailings-management-solutions-for-mining-and-aggregates

New Potash Mine will Slash Water Use and Eliminate Tailings Waste, says CEO
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/new-potash-mine-will-slash-water-use-says-ceo-1.6335734

Call for Abstracts for Tailings2022 (6-8 July 2022)
https://gecamin.com/tailings/

Sneak Peak of Abstracts for Tailings2022 (6-8 July 2022)
https://gecamin.com/ce/22tlg__res%C3%9Amenes_recibidos.pdf

Carlos Hubner of First Quantum Minerals Discussing Water and Tailings Management under Different Operational and Site Conditions
https://waterinmining.net/speaker/carlos-hubner/

NEW BOOK: Tailings Management Handbook (Hardcover) (2022)
https://francieandfinch.indielite.org/book/9780873354905

Dr. Marcelo Llano from Red Earth Engineering (REE) Presents English and Portuguese Versions of a Webinar about Tailings Dam Breach Analysis Developments
The seminar title in English is “Breaching the gap between geotechnical and hydraulic engineering to improve tailings dam breach studies through large deformation modelling”.  The English version was presented as part of the seminar series for the Queensland Tailings Group in Australia, and the Portuguese version was a Webinar presented for the graduate course of geotechnical engineering at the Federal University of Ouro Preto in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Links to the content are available in the links below:
English: https://youtu.be/xyAW0U7TpKw?t=3858
Portuguese:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFRkhOvX_Ko&list=PLdVilfn5K0O7TRuzNMcgow-7yIRhkhOUF&index=15&ab-channel=N%C3%BAcleodeGeotecniadaEscoladeMinas

Red Earth Engineering Congratulate Lynas Rare Earths on their approval for the Kalgoorlie Rare Earth Processing Facility
We are proud to have played a small part in this successful submission providing independent third-party review of the tailings infrastructure.
https://lynasrareearths.com/ministerial-approval-for-kalgoorlie-rare-earth-processing-facility/

New Studies Added to Dam Failure Website in 2022
https://www.damsafety.org/article/resources/new-studies-added-dam-failure-website-2022

Tender for the Supply of Tailings Storage Facility | DRC
https://copperbeltkatangamining.com/tender-for-the-supply-of-tailings-storage-facility-drc/

Certification Industry: the Case of the Brumadinho Dam Break (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rxJx1DdVTw

Gensource Potash Mine Eliminates Tailings
https://www.miningmagazine.com/design-build/news/1425982/gensource-potash-mine-eliminates-tailings

Silver Mine Installs Pilot Plant to Process Tailings
https://www.miningmagazine.com/chemicals-reagents/news/1424841/canada-silver-cobalt-installs-gravity-plant

Fayalite Tailings Pond – Sweco
https://www.sweco.bg/en/projects/fayalite-tailings-pond-pirdop/

Concentrate and Tailings Dewatering for Base and Precious Metals
https://www.sefar.com.au/en/609/Process-Filtration/Minerals/Concentrate-and-Tailings-Dewatering-for-Base-and-Precious-Metals/Concentrate-and-Tailings-Dewatering-for-Base-and-Precious-Metals.htm?Folder=7197324

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https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ohJ6asTzCPppQKY#pdfviewer

MONITORING OF TAILINGS DAMS

Cloud-based Monitoring of Tailings Dams
https://k2fly.com/blog/using-tailings-insights-to-support-safer-tsf-management/

Catalogue of Real-time Instrumentation and Monitoring Techniques for Tailings Dams
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/25726668.2021.1874094

DamPulse™ Heads the List of Tailings Dam Monitoring Solutions
https://silixa.com/sectors/mining/dampulse-tailings-dam-monitoring/

TAILINGS REUSE

Production of ‘Green’ Eco-friendly Bricks from Low-Reactive Copper Mine Tailings: Chemical and Mechanical Aspects
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061822003853

Recycling of Low-Silicate Iron Tailings in the Production of Lightweight Building Materials
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10163-021-01336-y?utm-source=xmol&utm-medium=affiliate&utm-content=meta&utm-campaign=DDCN-1-GL01-metadata

Recovery of Metals from Mine Wastes: The Effect of Biochar–Fe Composites in the Immobilization of Arsenic
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40831-022-00495-y

Video Presentation – Gold Mine Tailings Utilization for Waste Reduction and Socioeconomic Benefits
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm0nnFi43xU

Selected Performance of Alkali-Activated Mine Tailings as Cementitious Composites: A Review
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S235271022200167X

LATEST RESEARCH

Procedure for Assessing the Liquefaction Vulnerability of Tailings Dams
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266352X22000027

Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals and Arsenic in Maize Grown Close to Mine Tailings Strongly Impacts Plant Development
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35119643/

Arsenic(V) Immobilization in Lead-Zinc Mine Tailing-based Geopolymer: Performance and Mechanism Insight
https://chemrxiv.org/engage/api-gateway/chemrxiv/assets/orp/resource/item/61fc8cdecbb4f421d3b50ed7/original/arsenic-v-immobilization-in-fly-ash-and-lead-zinc-mine-tailing-based-geopolymer-performance-and-mechanism-insight.pdf

Role of Hypochlorite in the Harmless Treatment of Cyanide Tailings Through Slurry Electrolysis
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-022-18872-1

Flocculation of Clay-Based Tailings: Differences of Kaolin and Sodium Montmorillonite in Salt Medium [PDF]
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/15/3/1156/pdf

Chemical-physical Characterization of Tailings Subjected to An Innovative Aging Technique
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/358210702_CHEMICAL-PHYSICAL-CHARACTERIZATION-OF-STAVA-TAILINGS-SUBJECTED-TO-AN-INNOVATIVE-AGING-TECHNIQUE

Effect of Tamping Conditions on the Shear Strength of Tailings
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0002247

Drainage Chemistry of Mine Tailings from a Carbonatite-Hosted Nb-REE Deposit in Québec, Canada
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0883292722000208

NEW JOBS

Paterson & Cooke Seeking Tailings Process Engineer/Project Manager (Golden, Colorado)
https://www.patersoncooke.com/tailings-process-engineer-project-manager-golden-colorado/

Wood Seeking Tailings Engineer for Perth
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-engineer-at-wood-2900514843?refId-7Rbyg4VcxUo9hbdnXwIDkQ%3D%3D&trackingId-XLdMlnVUI3KdC4Z9%2BJs2AQ%3D%3D&position-4&pageNum-0&trk-public-jobs-jserp-result-search-card

AECOM Seeking Senior Tailings Engineer
https://www.seek.com.au/job/55784555?type=standout

GHD Seeking Tailings Engineer for Queensland
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-engineer-at-ghd-2905372770

GHD Seeking Senior Dams Engineer – Tailings
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-dams-engineer-tailings-at-ghd-2896519368

Rio Tinto Seeking Tailings Engineer for Far North Queensland
https://www.seek.com.au/job/55790717?type=standout

Rio Tinto Hiring Tailings Engineer for Weipa Queensland
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-engineer-at-rio-tinto-2903887611

Rio Tinto Seeking Senior Tailings Geotechnical Engineer
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/snr-tailings-geotechnical-engineer-at-rio-tinto-2898053507

Rapid Dam Contractors Seeking Project Manager – Earthworks and Civil (Tailings Dams)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/55750435?type=promoted

Wood Hiring Tailings Engineer for Perth Role
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-engineer-at-wood-2900514843

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