July 2021 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:   * Acid Mine Drainage * AMD * BHP * Bioleaching * Brumadinho * ExcelPlas * Metso Outotec * Mineral Liberation Analysis (MLA) * Minidredgers * MMG * Red Mud * SkyCatch * Tarkine * Tasmania * TNA * TSF * University of Queensland * Vale

INDUSTRY NEWS

BHP, Vale Face $26bn Brazil Dam Settlement
https://thewest.com.au/news/crime/brazil-dam-settlement-could-be-26b-c-3451896

Prosecutors Demand US$30bn Compensation for Tailings Dam Collapse
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/prosecutors-demand-us30bn-compensation-for-mariana-tailings-dam-collapse

Credibility Crisis Brumadinho Tailings Dam Failure and the Politics of Mining Industry Reform
https://www.ussddamsandleveesbulletin-digital.com/damq/0221-summer-2021/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1703691&app=false&cmsId=3931526#articleId1703691

Dredging of Tailings Dams Made Easy with Remote Controlled Mini-Dredgers
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/I9ZE20rpaajYpem#pdfviewer

Legal Threat Stops Work on Tailings Dam Project in Tasmania’s Tarkine
Majority Chinese-owned company MMG says ‘unwarranted legal threats’ forced it to ‘pause’ work on proposed tailings dam site
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jul/15/legal-threat-stops-work-on-mine-project-in-tasmanias-tarkine

SkyCatch Out-of-the-Box Thinking About Tailings at Mine Sites
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKW5xdumbPI

Management and Re-Use Opportunities for Tailings 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPp01MzM9rg

Reclassification and Decommissioning of Tailings Storage Facilities
https://www.okc-sk.com/au/reclassification-and-decomissioning-of-tailings-storage-facilities/

Metso Outotec to help Karara Mining Expand Tailings Filtration at Iron Ore Mine
https://im-mining.com/2021/07/13/metso-outotec-to-help-karara-mining-expand-tailings-filtration-at-iron-ore-mine/

NEW RESEARCH

Tailings Dam Failure Modes; Recognitions and Preventions
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amin-Hasani-Motlagh/publication/352933268-Tailings-Dam-Failure-Modes-Recognitions-and-Preventions/links/60e0064e299bf1ea9edaa0f2/Tailings-Dam-Failure-Modes-Recognitions-and-Preventions.pdf

Mechanically Activated Mine Tailings for Use as Supplementary Cementitious Materials
http://letters.rilem.net/index.php/rilem/article/view/143

Systematic Characterization of Historical Tailings for Possible Remediation and Recovery of Critical Metals and Minerals
Mineral liberation analysis (MLA) enhances knowledge about tailings particles.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0375674221000558

Current Key Options for Management of Industrial Alkaline Waste of Alumina Production (Red Mud)
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2021/60/e3sconf_tpacee2021_01003.pdf

Effect of Geomembrane Hole Geometry on Leakage Overlain by Saturated Tailings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114421000716

Simultaneous Recovery of Valuable Metal Ions and Tailings Toxicity Reduction Using a Mixed Culture Bioleaching Process
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959652621025348

Surface Change Detection in a Mine Tailings Using Sentinel-1 Interferometric SAR Coherence Imagery
https://www.koreascience.or.kr/article/JAKO202119465000020.pdf

Review of Historical Dam-Break Events and Laboratory Tests on Real Topography for the Validation of Numerical Models
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/13/14/1968/pdf

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