September 2020 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:  * Brazil  *  Central Asia Metals   * Chris Lawson  * CSU  * ExcelPlas  *  GHD   *  GroundProbe   *  Newmont   * Tencate  * Vale  * Weir

BREAKING NEWS

Brazil Sounds Alarm on Structural Integrity of More Tailings Dams (Breaking News)
https://www.argusmedia.com/en/news/2139810-brazil-sounds-alarm-on-more-tailings-hydro-dams

Central Asia Metals (CAML) Suspends Operations at Sasa Plant After Tailings Leak (Breaking News)
London-listed Central Asia Metals (CAML) has suspended operations at its Sasa processing plant in North Macedonia after tailings leaked into a local river.
News of the leak triggered a 17% drop in CAML’s share price on Monday.
https://www.northernminer.com/fast-news/central-asia-metals-reports-tailings-leak-at-macedonian-mine/1003822359/
https://www.mining.com/central-asia-metals-reports-tailings-leak-at-macedonia/

Radar Technology that Can detect Movement in Tailings Dams Tops QLD State Engineering Awards (Breaking News)
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/radar-technology-tops-state-engineering-awards
https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/News/media-release-pioneering-radar-technology-claims-queenslands-top-engineering

INDUSTRY NEWS

The Role Of Technology And Innovation In Improving Tailings Management (Special Feature)
https://globaltailingsreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Ch-VI-The-Role-of-Technology-and-Innovation-in-Improving-Tailings-Management.pdf

Investor Mining and Tailings Safety Initiative Prepared For The Global Tailings Review
https://globaltailingsreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Ch-XXVI-Investor-Mining-and-Tailings-Safety-Initiative.pdf

Full Beneficial Reuse of Tailings – TECH looks to ‘zero waste’ outcome for NQ plant
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/tech-looks-to-zero-waste-outcome-for-nq-plant#

TAILINGS TREATMENT

Tailings Treatments using Geotextiles – #1 – Capping of Ponds Using Geosynthetic Reinforcement – Chris Lawson 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Uymbwr0fPY&feature=emb_title

CSU: Proposed Laboratory Investigation into Electroosmotic Dewatering of Mine Tailings
https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/212026

Reclaiming Tailings Sustainability
https://www.globalminingreview.com/environment-sustainability/07092020/reclaiming-tailings-sustainability/

Recovering Valuable Materials from Tailings Dams by ROBOTIC Suction Dredging
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/HtvL7iYKqAZS1J2/download

JOBS

GHD Seeking Technical Director – Tailings Engineer
https://www.bayt.com/en/australia/jobs/technical-director-tailings-engineer-56579901/

GHD Seeking Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer – Tailings Dams
https://gradaustralia.com.au/graduate-employers/ghd-australia/jobs-internships/2021-graduate-civilgeotechnical-engineer-tailings-dams

Adelaide Role for Tailings Dam Project Manager
https://www.randstad.com.au/jobs/project-manager-tailings-dam_adelaide_18814526/

NEW RESEARCH

Operational and Construction Impacts on GCL Performance in TSFs
https://www.issmge.org/uploads/publications/89/71/13ANZ_139.pdf

A Review of the Hydro-mechanical Behaviour of Tailings and its Importance to the Stability of Tailings Dams
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/344072987-A-review-of-the-hydro-mechanical-behaviour-of-tailings-and-its-importance-to-the-stability-of-tailings-dams

3D Numerical Modelling of Tailings Dam Breach Run 
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/12/9/2538/pdf


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