October 2020 Vol. 4

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * BASF  * Brazil * DAMSAT * GHD * GORO * ExcelPlas * Rio Tinto * SRK * Tailings * TDF * TNA * TSF  * University of Newcastle 

INDUSTRY NEWS

New Australian Technology Helps To Avoid Dangerous Tailings Dams Collapses
https://www.createdigital.org.au/australian-technology-helps-avoid-tailings-dams-collapses/

New Thermal Imaging Methodology to Study Evaporation Kinetics in Mine Tailings
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2020/EW/D0EW00104J#!divAbstract
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/G3BqWr2ynPsmJBQ

Drone Flyover Inspection of LLDPE Liner at New Caledonia Goro Nickel Mine Tailings Dam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=r4SXPKpAzWE&app=desktop

Tailings Monitoring – What is the Most Effective Method of Monitoring Tailings?
https://www.mining-technology.com/sponsored/tailings-monitoring-what-is-the-most-effective-method-of-monitoring-tailings/

Tailings & Mine Water Solutions – Stackable Geotextile Bags – Low-cost, low-maintenance – Swift dewatering of large sludge volumes
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/DW8yrPSUoJXh6vi#pdfviewer​

NEW RESEARCH

DAMSAT: An Eye in the Sky for Monitoring Tailings Dams [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Darren_Lumbroso/publication/344625699_DAMSAT-An-eye-in-the-sky-for-monitoring-tailings-dams/links/5f855294458515b7cf7c5847/DAMSAT-An-eye-in-the-sky-for-monitoring-tailings-dams.pdf

Contamination of Groundwater by Potential Harmful Elements from Gold Mine Tailings and the Implications to Human Health: A Case Study in South Africa
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352801X20303775

University of Newcastle (Australia) Researchers Investigate Effect of Coal on Mine Tailings’ Water Permeability and Water Retention
https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/pdf/2020/55/e3sconf_e-unsat2020_03004.pdf

A Cleaner Mining Method for Waste Tailings as Paste Materials for Mined-Out Voids
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/geofluids/2020/8857290/

A Methodology Based on Magnetic Susceptibility to Characterize Copper Mine Tailings
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/10/11/939/pdf

UPCOMING WEBINAR

Webinar: Tailings Facilities and Social Performance: Why Communities Matter
https://ausimm.com/news/social-environment-society-webinar-tailings-facilities-and-social-performance-why-communities-matter/

JOBS

Perth Role for Civil Engineer – Tailings Dam
https://www.seek.com.au/job/50795033?type=standard

Newcrest Seeking Tailings Dam Lab Technician
http://careers.newcrest.com.au/caw/en/job/979413/tailings-dam-lab-technician


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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