May 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts


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


NEWSMAKERS:  ANCOLD  Century Zinc  ExcelPlas  GHD  KPMG  SRK * TenCate * TSF * Vale

TenCate Release New Mining & Tailings Brochure
Geosynthetics for Mining Infrastructure

Tailings Management Enter the Top 10 Risks According to KPMG
https://home.kpmg/au/en/home/insights/2020/02/2020-mining-risk-survey-report.html

How to Make Filtered Tailings Feasible
https://www.e-mj.com/features/how-to-make-filtered-tailings-feasible/

In the Wake of the Mount Polley Mine Tailings Breach
http://www.klohn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/GEOSTRATA_May_Jun-2020-HMcLeod.pdf

Rethinking Mine Waste Tailings Will Bring Unexpected Benefits
https://dxi97tvbmhbca.cloudfront.net/upload/user/image/JLake_RethinkingMineWaste_202020200408225926390.pdf

Chinese Gold Mining Operators Accused of Environmental Damage in Cambodia 
http://www.asiaminer.com/news/regional-news/10208-chinese-gold-mining-operators-accused-of-environmental-damage-in-cambodia.html#.Xro8zK-uaDZ

ANCOLD Tailings Dam Operator’s Forum, 10-11 September 2020, Gladstone
https://redearthengineering.com.au/ancold-tailings-dam-operators-forum-10-11-sept-2020-gladstone/

GHD – Five Ways to Improve Tailings Management
https://www.ghd.com/en/about-us/five-ways-to-improve-tailings-management.aspx?_lrsc=b808048a-6fca-4563-be2e-966819d41f80

Tailings and The Green Economy: Mining’s Double-Edged Sword
https://theintelligentminer.com/2020/01/22/the-green-economy-minings-double-edged-sword/amp/

TAILINGS MONITORING: Decipher Leads Global Shift in Tailings Management
http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/news/tailings-monitoring-decipher-leads-global-shift-in-tailings-management/

Indonesian Miners Eyeing EV Nickel Boom Seek to Dump Tailings Waste into the Sea
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/indonesian-miners-eyeing-ev-nickel-boom-seek-to-dump-waste-into-the-sea/

Potential Buyer for Mine Tailings at Golden Sunlight Gold Mine
https://www.boulder-monitor.com/news/potential-buyer-for-mine-tailings-at-golden-sunlight/article_d6555c2a-99f4-11ea-a4e4-f7e1d0c6ee86.html

Monarch Finds Promising Results from Wasamac Tailings Evaluation
https://www.miningweekly.com/article/monarch-finds-promising-results-from-wasamac-tailings-evaluation-2020-05-20

Brazil’s Shuts 47 Tailings Facilities
https://www.mining-journal.com/leadership/news/1384359/brazils-anm-shuts-47-tailings-facilities


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April 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts


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


NEWSMAKERS: * Bryan Ulrich * Century Zinc * ExcelPlas * MMG Limited * Mount Isa * SRK * TenCate * TSF * Vale

Brazil Mining Regulator Orders Closure of 25 Vale Dams  (Breaking News)
https://www.reuters.com/article/brazil-mining-vale/brazil-mining-regulator-orders-closure-of-25-vale-dams-idUSL1N2BQ36V

Major West Wall of Tailings Dam Completed
https://www.mountisamines.com.au/en/publications/resourceful/February2020/Pages/Major-West-Wall-of-tailings-dam-completed.aspx

Triaxial Testing of Geosynthetics Reinforced Tailings with Different Reinforced Layers
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/13/8/1943/pdf

Leading Practice Store and Release Cover Trials for a Tailings Storage Facility at Century Mine
https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/d/1608_20_Defferrard/20_Defferrard.pdf

SRK Tailings Case Study
https://www.srk.com/en/publications/jerritt-canyon-tailings-storage-facility

Wide-area Monitoring of Tailings Dams in Brazil 
https://www.worldsensing.com/success-story/monitoring-tailings-dams-brazil/

Geotube Stacking – Indonesian Coal Mine Case Study
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2MuVPWn-HA 

China to Inspect Tailings Dams After Spill at Molybdenum Mine (Breaking News)
https://www.mining.com/china-to-inspect-tailings-dams-after-spill-at-molybdenum-mine/

Tailings News Portal
https://www.tailingsnews.com.au/

Century Ramps Up Tightening Zinc Market
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/century-ramps-up-against-tightening-zinc-market

Activists Denounce Dumping of Mine Tailings in Water off Central Sulawesi
https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/03/06/activists-denounce-dumping-of-mine-tailings-in-water-off-central-sulawesi.html

Integrated Mine Closure – Good Practice Guide – Then and Now
https://www.ausimmbulletin.com/feature/icmms-integrated-mine-closure-good-practice-guide-then-and-now/

Bryan Ulrich Tailings Consultant New Website
http://www.bryanulrich.net/


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March 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS:  AGRU  BHP   David Williams * EPA  ExcelPlas  ICMM  TenCate * TSF * Vale

Vale Continues Tailings Dam Decommissioning
https://www.miningmagazine.com/life-cycle-end-of-life-management/news/1380877/vale-continues-tailings-dam-decommissioning

Mine Tailings Dams Threaten the Environment, Even When They Don’t Fail
https://theconversation.com/mine-waste-dams-threaten-the-environment-even-when-they-dont-fail-130770

New Tailings Standards Won’t be Finalised by March Deadline, says ICMM Head
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/mining-resources/new-tailings-standards-wont-be-finalised-by-march-deadline-says-icmm-head/

TenCate Geotube® Technology Provides Cost-effective and Efficient Dewatering and Containment of Tailings
https://www.tencategeotube.com/en/applications/mining-mineral-processing

How Are You Managing your Tailings Dam?
https://www.australianmining.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Tailings-Dam-Monitoring.pdf

PODCAST – Water Management and Tailings Dam Management – with Dr Kym Morton
https://omny.fm/shows/dig-deep-the-mining-podcast/water-management-and-tailings-dam-management-with

Vale to Begin Disposing of Mining Waste from Fatal Brazil Dam Collapse
https://www.thechemicalengineer.com/news/vale-to-begin-disposing-of-mining-waste-from-fatal-brazil-dam-collapse/

Major Tailings Structure Completed at Mount Isa
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/major-tailings-structure-completed-at-mount-isa

Australian Geotech Prof David Williams (University of QLD) on Expert Panel Convened to investigate Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/features/exploring-the-brumadinho-tailings-dam-failure/

First Tailings Dam on the Mount Isa Mines site to be Lined with a Geosynthetic Clay Liner and HDPE Geomembrane
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/major-tailings-structure-completed-at-mount-isa

Performance of a Geosynthetic Clay-Liner Cover System at a Cu/Zn Mine Tailings Impoundment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32033946?dopt=Abstract

Global Tailings Database Launched (Breaking News)
http://tailing.grida.no/

A New Waterproofing Geomembrane for Tailings Ponds 
PLEASE CLOUD LINK ARTICLE ATTACHED

Miners Fail to Disclose Tailings-Dam DataNearly a year after the deadly Brumadinho collapse, a majority of mining firms have failed to disclose information about their tailings dams
https://www.wsj.com/articles/miners-fail-to-disclose-waste-dam-data-11576665016

Report Identifies Technical Causes of Brazil Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsreport-identifies-technical-causes-of-brazil-tailings-dam-failure-7556658

Dewatering of Mine Tailings Slurries Using Superabsorbent Polymers (SAPs)
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/9/12/785/htm

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February 2019 Vol. 1

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


Brazil’s Vale Declares Force Majeure (BREAKING NEWS)
http://www.nationalminingchronicle.com.au/news/18867-brazil-s-vale-declares-force-majeure-with-dam-collapse-death-toll-set-to-top-300

Audit of Burst Brazil Tailings Dam Raised Concerns over Drainage, Monitoring (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2019/02/06/516929.htm

Brazil Set to Ban Upstream Tailings Dams After Collapse Kills Hundreds (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster/brazil-set-to-ban-upstream-tailings-dams-after-collapse-kills-hundreds-idUSKCN1PW1MY

Vale Shares Plunge After WSJ Says Inspectors Gave Warning Before Dam Collapse (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/06/report-detailed-issues-at-vale-mine-before-deadly-dam-collapse-wsj.html

Court Orders Vale To Stop Using Tailings Dams As Death Toll Climbs Above 120 (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.npr.org/2019/02/04/691502156/court-orders-vale-to-stop-using-tailings-dams-as-death-toll-climbs-above-120

‘Overflowing’ Fears at Townsville Nickel Plant Dams Drops as Rain Slows (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/overflowing-fears-at-townsville-nickel-plant-dams-drops-as-rain-slows-20190204-p50vno.html

Brazilian Court Shutters Vale Tailings Dams, Denting Output (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vale-sa-disaster-laranjeiras/brazilian-court-shutters-vale-tailings-dams-denting-output-idUSKCN1PT223

ExcelPlas Labs Offer Free Service for Testing and Characterizing Tailings (Elemental Analysis and Particle Size Distribution) (Special Offer)
http://www.excelplas.com/

Researcher identified Failure Points in Vale Tailings Dam Using Particle Image Velocimetry [PIV]
https://www.amsj.com.au/researcher-identifies-failure-points-in-vale-tailings-dam/

Dry Tailings Storage – A New Approach in Tailings Risk Management
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dry-tailings-storage-preston-kendall/

Sucking Up Tailings with a Remote Control Dredger
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/0WxoB0XNR5Ft9GO/download

Causes and Environmental Impact of the Gold-tailings Dam Failure
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795218300462

HGM to Build New Large New Tailings Dam in Guildford, Tasmania
https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5715142/hellyer-gold-mines-plans-big-new-tailings-dam/

BHP, Vale Fnalise Samarco Dam Disaster Compensation
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/bhp-vale-finalise-samarco-dam-compensation-brazilian-prosecutors/

Effectiveness of Geomembranes in Tailings Storage Facilities (Special Feature)
https://www.klohn.com/blog/effectiveness-of-geomembranes-in-tailings-storage-facilities/

An Open Discussion: Innovations in Tailings Water Management (November 8th , 2018)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-open-discussion-innovations-in-tailings-water-management-tickets-51744290566

Study of Tailings Management Technologies
https://www.klohn.com/blog/study-of-tailings-management-technologies/

Mini-Dredgers Offer Solution for Backfilling of Tailings into Mine Stopes
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/5GT13lXNxXJxV57


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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

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October 2018 Vol. 1

Leading Source of Breaking News on Tailings and Tailings Storage Facilities


Dry Tailings Storage – A New Approach in Tailings Risk Management
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dry-tailings-storage-preston-kendall/

Sucking Up Tailings with a Remote Control Dredger
https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/0WxoB0XNR5Ft9GO/download

Causes and Environmental Impact of the Gold-tailings Dam Failure
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795218300462

HGM to Build New Large New Tailings Dam in Guildford, Tasmania
https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5715142/hellyer-gold-mines-plans-big-new-tailings-dam/

BHP, Vale Fnalise Samarco Dam Disaster Compensation
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/bhp-vale-finalise-samarco-dam-compensation-brazilian-prosecutors/

Effectiveness of Geomembranes in Tailings Storage Facilities (Special Feature)
https://www.klohn.com/blog/effectiveness-of-geomembranes-in-tailings-storage-facilities/

An Open Discussion: Innovations in Tailings Water Management (November 8th, 2018)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-open-discussion-innovations-in-tailings-water-management-tickets-51744290566

Study of Tailings Management Technologies
https://www.klohn.com/blog/study-of-tailings-management-technologies/


Stay Up to Date and Stay In Touch with the Latest Tailings News
https://www.tailingsnews.com.au/

ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards.
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Geosynthetics Testing Labs.
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