October 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * BHP * Brazil * CAML * Central Asia Metals * DAMSAT * ExcelPlas * Multotec * Tailings * UWA * Vale

INDUSTRY NEWS

Monitoring of Tailings Dams and Safety Reviews [PDF] (Special Feature)
https://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1471302/FULLTEXT01.pdf

Lessons Learned from the Two Major Tailings Dam Accidents in Brazil
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/bjKYMMo1YEpZwsS#pdfviewer​

Tailings a Harbinger For What is to Come (Global Mining Review)
https://www.globalminingreview.com/special-reports/29092020/tailings-a-harbinger-for-what-is-to-come/

LEGAL

Brazil’s Vale to Contest Court Ruling on B7 Tailings Dam Suspension
https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/brazil-s-vale-to-contest-court-ruling-on-b7-tailings-dam-suspension-60510164

Judge Denies Request to Freeze $4.7bn from Vale’s Accounts
https://www.mining.com/web/judge-denies-request-to-freeze-6-billion-from-vales-accounts/

Tailing Dam Facilities One of Most Common & High-Stake Risks to Communities & Environment
https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/tailing-dam-facilities-one-of-most-common-high-stake-risks-to-communities-environment/

INSURANCE

Tailings Dams and Responsible Investment
https://www.ruffer.co.uk/Thinking/Articles/Responsible-investment/2020-10-Tailings-dams

Study Of Problem Complexity And Expertise In Making Judgement Decisions For Waste Cover And Tailings Dam Safety [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Charles-Macrobert2/publication/344352058-A-Study-Of-Problem-Complexity-And-Expertise-In-Making-Judgement–Decisions-for-Waste-Cover-And-Tailings-Dam-Safety/links-5f6c71b629-9bf1b53e-edd9f3/A-Study-Of-Problem-Complexity-And-Expertise-In-Making-Judgement-Decisions-for-Waste-Cover-And-Tailings-Dam-Safety.pdf

Tailings Storage Failures: Impact on the Industry, Design, Operation and People [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jiri_Herza/publication/344176644-Tailings-Storage-Failures-Impact-on-the-industry-design-operation-and-people/links/5f58fc104585154dbbc3ddef/Tailings-Storage-Failures-Impact-on-the-industry-design-operation-and-people.pdf

Insurability Of Tailings Related Risk
https://globaltailingsreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Ch-XXV-Insurability-of-Tailings-Related-Risk.pdf

NEW RESEARCH

Unique Chemical Helps Salvage Iron Ore From Mining Waste
https://www.uwa.edu.au/news/Article/2020/October/Unique-chemical-helps-salvage-iron-ore-from-mining-waste

Coastal Waters Contamination by Mining Tailings: What Triggers the Stability of Iron in the Dissolved and Soluble Fractions?
https://aslopubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/lno.11595

Laboratory Identification and Analysis of Sand, Slimes and Tailings (SEM/FTIR/XRD)
https://www.excelplas.com/

EARLY WARNING

Microseismic Technology for Tailings Dams Monitoring
https://www.waterpowermagazine.com/features/featuremicroseismic-technology-for-tailings-dams-monitoring-8156078/

Advance in Artificial Intelligence Method Safety on Warning of Tailings Dam Break
https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3419635.3419711

DAMSAT: An Eye in the Sky for Monitoring Tailings Dams
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10230-020-00727-1

NEW PRODUCTS

New Multotec Cyclones for Tailings (Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbw477-Gn6o&list=UUtrXr5KAqA9R8DJxPq_TqQQ&index=31


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

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