November 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * BHP  * Brazil * DAMSAT * GHD * GORO * ExcelPlas * Klohn * Metso * NewCrest * Tailings * TenCate * TNA * TSF  * Vale 

5th Anniversary of the Samarco Disaster

BREAKING NEWS

Mining Giants BHP, Vale Accused of Colluding to Cut Payouts to Victims of Dam Collapse
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2020/10/26/587941.htm

Brazilian Prosecutors File Lawsuit Against BHP and Vale Dam Compensation
https://www.mining-technology.com/news/brazilian-prosecutors-file-lawsuit-against-bhp-vale/

No Punishment 5 Years After the Fundão Dam Tragedy
https://www.mining.com/no-punishment-5-years-after-the-mariana-tragedy/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Online Environmental Conference 2020 – Session 4, Tailings Dam Safety (Watch Now)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdBeQ7UJno0

News Release: Reinforced Soil Projects – 55 Case Studies – TenCate Geosynthetics (including Mining Projects)
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/new-release

Reflections on Recent Tailings Dam Failures and How the Application of Burland’s Soil Mechanics Triangle Concept May Avert Future Failures
https://research-repository.uwa.edu.au/en/publications/reflections-on-recent-tailings-dam-failures-and-how-the-applicati

What’s the Most Effective Way to Monitor Tailings?
https://www.miningnewswire.com/whats-the-most-effective-way-to-monitor-tailings/

Prospect Awards: Metso Outotec Excellence in Environmental Management
https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/prospect-awards-metso-outotec-excellence-in-environmental-management/

Vale Dam-break Trauma Raises Level of Ethical ESG Funds in Brazil
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/vale-dam-break-trauma-raises-070305083.html?guccounter-1&guce-referrer

Klohn Tailings Engineer Wins Award for Service
https://www.klohn.com/awards-and-recognition/congratulations-to-bill-chin-the-2020-recipient-of-the-canadian-dam-association-peter-halliday-award-for-service/

Sediment Arsenic Hotspots in an Abandoned Tailings Storage Facility (TSF), Gold Ridge Mine, Solomon Islands
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0045653520329544

Decipher Creates TSF Cloud Solution
https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/30102020/decipher-creates-tsf-cloud-solution/

IoT & Sensors in Mining: Microseismic Technology & Tailings Dam Breaches – Tetra Tech Mining (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTDyn1odejE

BHP “Extreme” Consequence Tailings Dams with Potential to Cause Fatality of 100 Employees
https://nuclear.foe.org.au/wp-content/uploads/BHP-Extreme-consequence-Tailings-Dams-Briefing-Paper-DN-22May2020.pdf

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Manufacture Of Lightweight Prefabricated Panels Employing Mine Tailings
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/3hNOo8da6KW1I2U#pdfviewer​

New Process Could Eliminate Oil Sands Tailing Ponds and Reduce Emissions
https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/commodities/video/new-process-could-eliminate-oil-sands-tailing-ponds-and-reduce-emissions~1705020

NEW RESEARCH

A Two-Fluid Simulation of Tailings Dam Breaching
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-020-00717-3

Contrastive Analysis of Dynamic Response of Tailings Dam With and Without Geofabriform By Shaking Table Model Test
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2020/58/e3sconf_isceg2020_01041.pdf

JOBS

Newcrest Seeking Tailings Manager
http://careers.newcrest.com.au/caw/en/job/979431/tailings-manager

AngloGold Ashanti Seeking Senior Specialist in Tailings for Australia Region
http://careers.newcrest.com.au/caw/en/job/979431/tailings-manager

Seeking Senior Project Engineer for Earthworks & Tailings Dams
https://www.infracon.net.au/job-seekers/job-search/project-engineer-senior-project-engineer-earthworks-tailings-dams/

OTHER NEWS

Mine Closure Industry Association Newsletter
https://landformdesign.com/LDQ/?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_12_23_2019_15_45_COPY_01)


This Newsletter is brought to you by Excelplas Labs, Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

Any news requests should be sent to john@excelplas.com

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