March 2022 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:   * Atom Minerals * Barrick * BASF Magnafloc® , * BASF Rheomax® * Brazil * Brumadinho * CGG * Earthworks * ExcelPlas * Fundão Dam * GHD * Glencore * Geospatial Insight * Golder Associates * GrantHelp * Hellyer Gold Mines * Paterson & Cooke * Pueblo Viejo Tailings Dam * Quebec Iron Ore * Rio Tinto * Robotic Mini-Dredgers * Samarco * Terra Motion * TNA * TSF * VALE

BREAKING NEWS

Paterson & Cooke to Run Tailings Course (7-10 June 2022). ***BOOK NOW***
https://www.patersoncooke.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/FPTT2022-BrochureUS_HR.pdf

Rio Tinto Released a Million Cubic Metres of Contaminated Mine Process Water from 8 March 2022 to Prevent a Complete Collapse of its Dam
https://theecologist.org/2022/mar/25/dead-fish-found-mine-dumps-water

Cause of Failure of the Lagoa do Pirocáua Dam at the Aurizona Mine on March 25, 2021, Maranhão State, Northeast Brazil [PDF]
https://earthworks.org/assets/uploads/2021/09/Aurizona_Mine_Report_Emerman.pdf

New Method for Gold Extraction from Tailings Developed by Atom Minerals (Australia)
https://az659834.vo.msecnd.net/eventsairseasiaprod/production-eecw-public/f56d899025d24a218da36d871b72bfab

Autonomous Robots to Remove Tailings from Tailings Dams
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/mine-site-dredging/

Barrick’s Proposed Pueblo Viejo Tailings Dam Location ‘Highly Likely’ to be Changed
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/barricks-proposed-pueblo-viejo-tailings-dam-location-highly-likely-to-be-changed

Quebec Iron Ore Says it Had No Choice but to Fill Eight Tailings Dams
https://oicanadian.com/no-choice-to-fill-tailings-lakes-says-miner/

Seminar on Mining Disaster in Brazil and Environmental Agenda in Chile (11th April, 2022)
https://events.cornell.edu/event/perspectives-on-latin-american-issues-cornell-humphrey-fellows-professionals-speak-lacs-seminar-series

INDUSTRY NEWS

Golder Associates Technical Report on Tailings Dam at Southern Copper Corporation: Buenavista Copper (Declassified)
https://www.southernperu.com/ENG/invrel/FORM%2010kA%20Amendment%201/10K-A%201%2096-6%20BVC%20parte%201.pdf

Hazards in Mining: Glencore Develop a Novel Model for the Prediction of Run-Out Distances in Tailings Dams Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S136516092200017X

Clean Technology Hazardous Red Mud Tailings from the Aluminium Industry by Displacement with a Mg-based Agent
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35325387/

NSW Government Publishes Risk Assessment Flowchart for Tailings Dams
https://www.resourcesregulator.nsw.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/tailings-bowtie-2-post-closure-failure.pdf

Impacts of High Salinity and BASF Polymer Properties on Dewatering and Structural Characteristics of Flocculated High-Solids Tailings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959652622003651

Geochemical Modelling of Diethylenetriamine (DETA) in Tailings Management Areas
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S089268752100563X

Earthworks Publishes 16 Guidelines for Responsible Tailings Management
https://41p14t2a856b1gs8ii2wv4k4-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/assets/uploads/2020/06/INFOGRAPHIC-Safety-First-Summary-Table_Page_1-scaled.jpg

The Hidden Risks of Tailings Dams
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/features/the-hidden-risks-of-tailings-dams/

Video on Analysis and Design of Tailings Dams using Numerical Methods
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjMB0K39i5Q

Repair,  Reuse, Recycle: ERG’s Critical Minerals Reprocessing Journey
https://im-mining.com/2022/03/25/repair-reuse-recycle-ergs-critical-minerals-reprocessing-journey/

Private Adaptation in the Mining Sector: How to Promote Local Sustainability?
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/359369761-Private-adaptation-in-the-mining-sector-How-to-promote-local-sustainability

LATEST RESEARCH

Numerical Simulation of Tailings Flow from Dam Failure over Complex Terrain
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/15/6/2288/pdf

Stability Analysis of Upstream Tailings Dam Using Numerical Limit Analyses
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002792

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

Mechanical-Based Properties of Mine Tailings for Static Liquefaction
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784484036.018?download=true

Comprehensive Diagnosis Method of the Health of Tailings Dams Based on Dynamic Weight and Quantitative Index
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/14/5/3068/pdf

Study on Leakage Through Geomembrane Defects Overlain by Saturated Tailings and Underlain by Highly Permeable Subgrade
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0266114422000383

Compressive Fatigue Behaviour and Failure Evolution of Additive Fibre-Reinforced Cemented Tailings Composites
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12613-021-2351-x

Comparative Mechanical Properties of Conventional Concrete Mixture and Concrete Incorporating Mining Tailings Sands
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214509522001632

Effects of Incorporating Large Quantities of Copper Tailings with Various Particle Sizes on the Strength and Pore Structure of Cement-Based Materials
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/359255930-Effects-of-incorporating-large-quantities-of-copper-tailings-with-various-particle-sizes-on-the-strength-and-pore-structure-of-cement-based-materials

Environmental Impacts of Rare Earth Production
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1557/s43577-022-00286-6

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