May 2021 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:   * Barrick * BGM * BHP * BMI * Coletanche * ExcelPlas * Fundão * GHD * Geofabrics * Geotube™ * ICMM * MMG * Newcrest * Rio Tinto * Sedgman * Silixa * TenCate * TNA * TSF * Vale

INDUSTRY NEWS

Tailings Management: Good Practice Guide (2021) –  JUST PUBLISHED [PDF]
https://www.icmm.com/website/publications/pdfs/environmental-stewardship/2021/guidance_tailings-management.pdf

Implementation of New Tailings Standard Seen as Key to Avoiding Future Disasters
https://www.miningweekly.com/article/implementation-of-new-tailings-standard-seen-as-key-to-avoiding-future-disasters-2021-05-07/rep_id:3650

Silixa’s Fiber-powered “Super Ears” Evolve Mine Monitoring to Predict Tailings Dam Problems
https://www.metaltechnews.com/story/2021/05/05/tech-bytes/fiber-powered-ears-evolve-mine-monitoring/552.html

Rio Tinto Introduces Global Standard for Tailings
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/rio-tinto-implements-global-industry-standard-for-tailings/

ICMM Launches Two New Resources to Support Continual Improvement in the Safe Transparent Management of Tailings
https://im-mining.com/2021/05/06/icmm-launches-two-new-resources-support-continual-improvement-safe-transparent-management-tailings/

Geofabrics Provide Geosynthetic Solution to Raise Embankment of Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) at MMG Mine in Tasmania
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/E2mK2O4waCK4ZPg#pdfviewer​

Geofabrics Provides Capping Solution for Tailings Storage Facility with Fly Ash in NSW
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/4iGFxQHBDIjQjcy#pdfviewer​

GHD, GeoTas, H2O Enviro and BMI Combine Forces to Deliver BGM Tailings Dam Project
Bituminous Geomembrane Case Study of Tailings Dam – Tasmania {PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/DicrsHEahZwCIee#pdfviewer​

Improving Tailings Management from the Ground Up [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/l9HYz43M3FbIJP9#pdfviewer​

Remediation and Rehabilitation of Fundao Dam Tailings in Brazil [PDF]
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/ofgJKWUYEvJknpO#pdfviewer​

How Digital Twins can Help Safeguard Tailings Facilities
https://www.canadianminingjournal.com/features/how-digital-twins-can-help-safeguard-tailings-facilities/

Brazil: Australian Mining Companies Profit from the Collapse of the Brazilian Iron Ore Industry Following the Brumadinho Disaster
https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/brazil-australian-mining-companies-profit-from-the-collapse-of-the-brazilian-iron-ore-industry-following-the-brumadinho-disaster/

Vale SA Churned Out Less Iron Ore than Expected, Highlighting its Struggles to Boost Volumes after a Tailings Dam Disaster in 2019
https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/iron-ore-s-blistering-rally-sets-sights-on-200-as-steel-booms-1.1599366.amp.html

Sedgman Wins Additional QCoal Tailings Dewatering Work at Byerwen
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/sedgman-wins-additional-qcoal-work-at-byerwen/

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Australian Dredging Company For Sale (Range $2.0-3.5 Million AUD) – Seeking Expressions of Interest
Includes 7 unmanned dredgers, 1 manned dredger and all pumps, controls, pipes, floats and accessories
Suits mining company for recovery of tailings, lagoon desilting, tailings dewatering and desludging operations
More information contact: info@dredgingservices.com.au

REMEDIATION

Potential of Plants to Remediate Tailings Contaminated Sites by Phytoextraction
Phytoextraction potential of halophyte plants under industrial multi-metal contaminated sites
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1872203221000342

Rehabilitation of a Contaminated Site Reached by Tailings from the Fundão Dam Disaster Using Different Remediation Strategies in Brazil
https://setac.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/etc.5075

Effectiveness of Forest Plantations to Restore Semiarid Abandoned Tailings-Contaminated Mining Areas
https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4907/12/5/548/pdf

NEW RESEARCH

Using Gold-Silver Tailings for the Production of Ceramic Foams
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40831-021-00365-z

New Method for Leaching of Tailings for Selective Recovery of Iron and Rare Earth Metals
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1383586621004548#!

Tailings Dam Wastewater Treatment Using DAF for Process Water Reuse in Apatite Flotation
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959652621015043

BRAND MARKETING

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