October 2020 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * BHP * Brazil * CAML * Central Asia Metals * Geotube® * Golder Associates * ExcelPlas * Moody’s * Tailings * TenCate * TNA * Vale

INDUSTRY NEWS

Golder Associates Report on Tailings Dam Breaches  – A Review of Methods, Practices, and Uncertainties(Special Feature)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/9EDkY0zTZeFznPJ#pdfviewer

Central Asia Metals (CAM) Finishes Tailings Dam Repairs at Lead Zinc Mine
https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/central-asia-metals-finishes-tailings-dam-repairs-at-north-macedonian-mine-60597975

Moody’s Returns Vale to Investment Grade Rating
https://www.latinfinance.com/daily-briefs/2020/10/5/moodys-returns-vale-to-investment-grade

Green Light for Tick Hill Tailings Operation
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/green-light-for-tick-hill-tailings-operation

Hecla Greens Creek Mine Plans Expansion of Admiralty Island Tailings Storage Facility (TSF)
https://www.alaskapublic.org/2020/10/11/hecla-greens-creek-mine-plans-expansion-of-admiralty-island-tailings-storage/

Stability Assessment of a Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Using a Non-Local Constitutive Model Accounting for Anisotropic Strain-Softening [PDF]
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2010.03128.pdf

Bolstering Small Mines, Tailings Management Among Key Challenges for Chile
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/bolstering-small-mines-tailings-management-among-key-challenges-for-chile

Zero-Waste Mining – ‘Tell Him He’s Dreaming!’
https://www.uwa.edu.au/news/Article/2020/October/Zero-Waste-Mining

STORY MAP: BRAZIL TAILINGS DAM FAILURES
https://www.ursaspace.com/blog/story-map-brazil-tailings-dam-failures

TNA Offering Geosynthetic Market Intelligence Reports Using Augmented Analytics (NEW)
Report rich with competitor and customer data on your specific products and/or services 💼
https://www.excelplas.com/contact-us/

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

How Mining Companies Reap Significant Benefits from Geotube® Dewatering – An Asian Rare Earth Plant’s Solution to Long-term Waste Storage Problems
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/case-studies/i88_/Geotube-Dewatering-and-Containment-of-Rare-Earth-Processing-Residue-

New Tailings Reprocessing Technology Has Environmental Benefits
https://www.thermofisher.com/blog/mining/new-tailings-reprocessing-technology-has-environmental-benefits/

Investigating the Suitability and Cost-Benefit of Copper Tailings as Partial Replacement of Sand in Concrete: an Exploratory Study
https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JEDT-05-2020-0186/full/html

ENVIRONMENTAL

Mining Waste Too Sharp for Norwegian Fjord Marine Life
https://www.globalminingreview.com/environment-sustainability/06102020/mining-waste-too-sharp-for-norwegian-fjord-marine-life/

Dumping Tailings into the Environment is Largely Illegal across Europe, but in Norway Companies Commonly Apply for a Licence to Send the Slurry Directly into Fjords
https://www.globalminingreview.com/environment-sustainability/06102020/mining-waste-too-sharp-for-norwegian-fjord-marine-life/

JOBS

Geotechnical Engineer: Tailings Dam- Job Post
Brisbane QLD Salary $160,000 a year
https://au.indeed.com/Tailings-Dam-Construction-jobs?vjk=be1b30344bcd2792

Seeking Senior Geotechnical Engineer specialising in Dams & Tailings for Perth Role
https://www.chandlermacleod.com/job/senior-geotechnical-engineer-dams-and-tailings

UPCOMING EVENTS

SRK Consulting  –  Tailings and Mine Waste 2020
Keystone, CO November 15 – 18, 2020
https://www.srk.com/en/events/tailings-and-mine-waste-2020

Tailings and Mine Waste 2020 (November 15 – 18, 2020)
https://www.lsi-lastem.com/events/tailings-and-mine-waste-2020/

2021 Tailings Dam Operator Forum (12-14 May 2012)
https://us12.campaign-archive.com/?u=8e6c7f581a1a22c544246ccdc&id=774e030d5f


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