September 2021 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:   * Alrosa * AMEC * Atlantic Gold * EPA * ExcelPlas  * Fundão * Geotube™ * Germano * Newmont * Silixa * South32 * TenCate * TNA * TSF * Vale

INDUSTRY NEWS

Unprofessional Conduct Found Against Two Engineers Over Tailings Dam Breach
https://www.saanichnews.com/news/unprofessional-conduct-found-against-two-engineers-over-mount-polley-mine-dam-breach/

Disciplinary Notice Issued on Tailings Engineer
https://www.egbc.ca/News/Articles/Disciplinary-Notice-Laura-Fidel-P-Eng

Congo Says Toxic Leak at Diamond Mine Part-Owned by Russia’s Alrosa Killed 12
https://www.wsj.com/articles/congo-says-toxic-leak-at-diamond-mine-part-owned-by-russias-alrosa-killed-12-11630689470
https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/congo-says-12-dead-4400-sick-following-angola-mine-tailings-leak-2021-09-02/

Nova Scotia Conducting Tests After Photos Spark Tailings Leak Debate at Atlantic Gold’s Moose River Mine
https://www.mining.com/nova-scotia-conducting-tests-after-photos-spark-tailings-leak-debate-at-atlantic-golds-moose-river-mine/

Global-Scale Impact Analysis of Mine Tailings Dam Failures: 1915–2020
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959378021001400

Catastrophic Mass Flows Resulting from Tailings Impoundment Failures
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795221002738?via=ihub

Tailings Dam Failure At Angola Diamond Mine (Breaking News)
https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/waste-angolas-catoca-diamond-mine-leaked-into-waterways-last-month-2021-08-23/
https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/angola-mine-leak-causes-unprecedented-pollution-congo-rivers-researchers-say-2021-08-20/

Tailings Dam Failure at Atlantic Gold Mine
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/atlantic-gold-mine-tailings-pond-discoloration-1.6159418

TAILINGS MONITORING

Silixa Debut DamPulse™ an Integrated Fibre Optic Sensing-Based Tailings Dam Monitoring Solution
https://silixa.com/sectors/mining/dampulse-tailings-dam-monitoring/

Ground Displacements Revealed by A-DInSAR Analysis in the Germano Iron Mine Before and After the Fundão Dam Collapse using Sentinel-1 Data
https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/journals/journal-of-applied-remote-sensing/volume-15/issue-3/034513/Ground-displacements-revealed-by-A-DInSAR-analysis-in-the-Germano/10.1117/1.JRS.15.034513.short?SSO=1

TAILINGS DEWATERING

How Dry is Dry? Factors Affecting Geotube® Dewatered Cake Properties – Blog Bite #2
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/Blog-bites/2021/9/3/Blog-Bite-2:-TenCate-Geotube%c2%ae-Slurry-Dewatering-_-How-Dry-is-Dry$3F

NEW RESEARCH

Native Plants Used to Extract Rare Earth Metals from Tailings as Part of Trailblazing Queensland Research
https://statements.qld.gov.au/statements/92918

New Research Aims to Prevent Deadly Environmental Disasters Involving Tailing Dam Breaches
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/927191

Seismic Slope Displacement of Tailings Dam: A Comparative Study between Modified Newmark and Mohr-Coulomb Models
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13632469.2021.1965053

NEW JOBS

South32 Group Operations Seeking Tailings Dam Engineer for Silver and Lead Mine
https://careers.south32.net/job/via-McKinlay-Engineer-Tailings-Dam-QLD-4823/585011010/

Newmont Seeking Senior Tailings Dam Engineer
https://jobs.newmont.com/job/Denver-Senior-Tailings-Dam-Engineer-CO-80002/773537200/

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