September 2020 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * Ausenco * Brazil * CSU * ExcelPlas * IIoT * Itronics * Klohn * Mini-Dredgers * Metso Outotec * Newmont * Tencate * Vale * Weir

BREAKING NEWS

Samarco Currently Expects to Restart its Operations Around the End of 2020 (Breaking News)
https://www.mining-journal.com/bulks/news/1374432/%E2%80%9Csamarco-currently-expects-to-restart-its-operations-around-the-end-of-2020%E2%80%9D

Prosecutors Ask Court to Remove Vale Managers (Breaking News)
https://www.mining.com/web/prosecutors-ask-court-to-remove-vale-managers/

Brazil Senate’s New Bill Tightens Safety Rules for Tailing Dams in Mining Industry
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/news/brazil-senate-bill-safety-tailing-dams-mining/

Brazil Steps Up Fight to Tackle Tailings Dam Deficiencies
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/analysis/brazil-steps-up-fight-to-tackle-tailings-dam-deficiencies

Contamination from Oilsands Tailing Ponds Contaminating Groundwater In Canada
https://globalnews.ca/news/7315337/canadian-oilsands-tailings-ponds-leaking-report-alberta/
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-some-alberta-oil-sands-tailings-ponds-leaking-into-surrounding/

Environmental Watchdog Report says Alberta Oilsands Tailings Ponds are Tainting Groundwater
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/oilsands-tailings-groundwater-contamination-1.5711471

Metso Outotec Wins US$27M Russia Crusher Contract (Breaking News)
https://www.miningmagazine.com/plant/news/1392650/metso-outotec-wins-ususd27m-russia-crusher-contract

INDUSTRY NEWS

Weir Minerals Mobilises Team to Take on Tailings Treatment Challenge
https://im-mining.com/2020/09/04/weir-minerals-mobilises-team-take-tailings-treatment-challenge/

Tailings Dewatering with TenCate Geotube® 
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/mining-applications-video

Is the Mining Industry Ready for a Global Tailings Standard?
https://www.mining-technology.com/sponsored/is-the-mining-industry-ready-for-a-global-tailings-standard/

Animation – How the Mining Industry is Responding to Tailings Dam Failures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns34vGj_VMc

New Global Standards for Mine Waste Won’t Prevent Dam Failures, Critics Say
https://www.greatlakesnow.org/2020/09/new-global-standards-mine-waste-dam-failures-critics/

New Standards Aim to Improve Tailings Management Safety
https://www.thermofisher.com/blog/mining/new-standards-aim-to-improve-tailings-management-safety/

Tailings Management Solutions Using Autonomous Dredgers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haXL06hleFc

Optimisation of Tailings Sedimentation In-Situ
http://www.austmine.com.au/News/category/international-news/peru-optimisation-of-tailings-sedimentation-in-situ

CSU and Partners Create Mine Tailings Nexus to Improve Education, Industry Best Practices
https://engr.source.colostate.edu/csu-and-partners-create-mine-tailings-nexus-to-improve-education-industry-best-practices/

CEE Announces Two New Initiatives to Promote Mine Tailings Research
https://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/cee-announces-two-new-initiatives-to-promote-mine-tailings-research/

Sensemetrics Launches IIoT Solution for Mine Tailings Storage Facilities
https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/01092020/sensemetrics-launches-iiot-solution-for-mine-tailings-storage-facilities/

Klohn Uses Drone to Monitor PNG Tailings Dam
https://www.klohn.com/blog/use-of-drones-at-harmonys-hidden-valley-mine/

How Drones Are Used to Inspect and Monitor Tailings Dams
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/tailings/how-drones-are-being-used-at-harmonys-hidden-valley-mine

JOBS

Golder Seeking Tailings Engineer
https://golder.taleo.net/careersection/globalcareersection/jobdetail.ftl?job-20001041&tz-GMT-05:00&tzname-America/Chicago-sn-Indeed-?mode-apply-iis-Indeed&iisn-Indeed

Klohn Crippen Berger Seeking Tailings Engineer
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-civil-or-geotechnical-engineer-at-klohn-crippen-berger-1983050710

Klohn Crippen Berger Seeking Mine Water Engineer for Perth
https://www.seek.com.au/job/50377042?type=standout

UPCOMING EVENTS

New Dates: ANCOLD Tailings Dam Operators Forum (Gladstone QLD) postponed to 5-6 November 2020
https://ancolddamoperatorsforum.com.au/

NEW RESEARCH

Dynamic Response Characteristics of a Tailing Dam Determined by Shaking-Table Tests
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12517-020-05878-7

Graphene Oxide for Efficient Treatment of Real Contaminated Water by Mining Tailings
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S266682112030017X


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