March 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:  AGRU  BHP   David Williams * EPA  ExcelPlas  ICMM  TenCate * TSF * Vale

Vale Continues Tailings Dam Decommissioning
https://www.miningmagazine.com/life-cycle-end-of-life-management/news/1380877/vale-continues-tailings-dam-decommissioning

Mine Tailings Dams Threaten the Environment, Even When They Don’t Fail
https://theconversation.com/mine-waste-dams-threaten-the-environment-even-when-they-dont-fail-130770

New Tailings Standards Won’t be Finalised by March Deadline, says ICMM Head
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/mining-resources/new-tailings-standards-wont-be-finalised-by-march-deadline-says-icmm-head/

TenCate Geotube® Technology Provides Cost-effective and Efficient Dewatering and Containment of Tailings
https://www.tencategeotube.com/en/applications/mining-mineral-processing

How Are You Managing your Tailings Dam?
https://www.australianmining.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Tailings-Dam-Monitoring.pdf

PODCAST – Water Management and Tailings Dam Management – with Dr Kym Morton
https://omny.fm/shows/dig-deep-the-mining-podcast/water-management-and-tailings-dam-management-with

Vale to Begin Disposing of Mining Waste from Fatal Brazil Dam Collapse
https://www.thechemicalengineer.com/news/vale-to-begin-disposing-of-mining-waste-from-fatal-brazil-dam-collapse/

Major Tailings Structure Completed at Mount Isa
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/major-tailings-structure-completed-at-mount-isa

Australian Geotech Prof David Williams (University of QLD) on Expert Panel Convened to investigate Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/features/exploring-the-brumadinho-tailings-dam-failure/

First Tailings Dam on the Mount Isa Mines site to be Lined with a Geosynthetic Clay Liner and HDPE Geomembrane
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/major-tailings-structure-completed-at-mount-isa

Performance of a Geosynthetic Clay-Liner Cover System at a Cu/Zn Mine Tailings Impoundment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32033946?dopt=Abstract

Global Tailings Database Launched (Breaking News)
http://tailing.grida.no/

A New Waterproofing Geomembrane for Tailings Ponds 
PLEASE CLOUD LINK ARTICLE ATTACHED

Miners Fail to Disclose Tailings-Dam DataNearly a year after the deadly Brumadinho collapse, a majority of mining firms have failed to disclose information about their tailings dams
https://www.wsj.com/articles/miners-fail-to-disclose-waste-dam-data-11576665016

Report Identifies Technical Causes of Brazil Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsreport-identifies-technical-causes-of-brazil-tailings-dam-failure-7556658

Dewatering of Mine Tailings Slurries Using Superabsorbent Polymers (SAPs)
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/9/12/785/htm

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