August 2020 Vol. 3

TNA- Tailings News AlertsUp-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSF

NEWSMAKERS: * Ausenco * AUSENCO * Catfish Robotic Dredgers * Golder Associates * Huesker * Marathon Gold * Mega-Dredger * Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 * TailCon * TSF * Vale

Catastrophic Failures Raise Alarm About Dams Containing Muddy Mine Wastes  (Breaking News)
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/08/catastrophic-failures-raise-alarm-about-dams-containing-muddy-mine-wastes

Golder Designs Tailings Management Facility for Chile Copper Mine QB2 Project (Breaking News)
https://www.golder.com/project/golder-designs-tailings-management-facility-for-qb2-project/

Mixed Reaction to New Tailings Standard  (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/nWJfnsurRdaoORf#pdfviewer

Golder Associates Appointed to Design TSF for Marathon Gold Project  (Breaking News)
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/08/20/2081247/0/en/Marathon-Gold-Appoints-Lead-Consultant-for-Valentine-Feasibility-Study.html

Tailings Dam Management Made Easy With a Remote Controlled Robotic Dredger (Australian-Designed & Made)
https://youtu.be/haXL06hleFc
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/WHgZ7xhvaRgxvyl    

Vale Activates Emergency Protocol for Another Tailings Dam  (Breaking News)
https://www.miningmagazine.com/geomechanics-ground-control/news/1392085/vale-activates-emergency-protocol-for-another-dam

TailCon Projects Offering Tailings Management Services in  WA
https://www.tailconprojects.com.au/about-us

Tailings Dam Embankment Construction – Huesker
https://www.huesker.co.uk/applications/mining/waste-management/tailings-dam-embankment-construction.html

Mining Industry Guidelines Seek to Prevent Tailings Dam Failures  (Breaking News)
https://www.canadianconsultingengineer.com/environmental/mining-industry-guidelines-seek-to-prevent-tailings-dam-failures/1003411269/

Deformations Prior to the Brumadinho Dam Collapse Revealed by Sentinel-1 InSAR Data Using SBAS and PSI Techniques
https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202008.0391/v1

Minimizing Environmental Impacts Through the Elimination of Tailings from Mining Operations
http://labrintos.coppe.ufrj.br/images/documentos/artigos/Article_Sustainable_Mining_06-26-19_1.pdf

Seeking Senior or Principal Engineer – Tailings & Mine Waste 
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-or-principal-engineer-tailings-mine-waste-industry-at-mpau-engineering-1984757306

Strain History and Short-Period Aging Effects on the Strength and Cyclic Response of Fine-Grained Coal Refuse
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0002364

Rapid Tailings Analysis Service – Characterization of Tailings by Microscopy, PS and XRD (just $300/sample)
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Sediment-Sampling-NTs.pdf

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August 2020 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * ATC Williams * AUSENCO * ExcelPlas * GHD * Geotube® * Mini-Dredger * SRK  * TSF * Vale

Initiative Launches First Global Standard for Safer Mining Waste Storage (Breaking News)
https://www.thechemicalengineer.com/news/initiative-launches-first-global-standard-for-safer-mining-waste-storage/

World-first Mining Standard Must Protect People and Hold Powerful Companies to Account (Breaking News)
https://theconversation.com/world-first-mining-standard-must-protect-people-and-hold-powerful-companies-to-account-144285

NEW Standard on Tailings Management Released (Breaking News)
https://www.amsj.com.au/standard-on-tailing-management-released/

Liner Leak Location for Tailings Dams (In Press) [PDF]
https://www.hgiworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Calendine_Crook-TailingsMineWaste-Liner-Leak-Location.pdf

Addressing the Economic Myths Around Dry Tailings (Breaking News)
https://www.ausimmbulletin.com/feature/addressing-the-economic-myths-around-dry-tailings/

Mine Tailings: How to Effectively Manage the Risk (Breaking News)
https://www.miningreview.com/environment/mine-tailings-how-to-effectively-manage-the-risk/

Unmanned On-Water Dredgers for Tailings Dams
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/HtvL7iYKqAZS1J2/download

Detection of Tailings Dams Using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and a Single Shot Multibox Detector
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/12/16/2626/pdf

ATC Williams Opens Toowoomba Office
http://atcwilliams.com/news/atc-williams-opens-toowoomba-office

Geotechnical Testing Refresher: The Triaxial Test
https://australiangeomechanics.org/meetings/geotechnical-testing-refresher-the-triaxial-test/

Rapid Tailings Analysis Service – Characterization of Tailings and Sediments by Microscopy, PS and XRD
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Sediment-Sampling-NTs.pdf

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https://www.tailingsnews.com.au/


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August 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * Coffey * ExcelPlas * GHD * Geotube® * Mini-Dredger * Mount Polley * SRK * TenCate * TSF * Vale

Breaking News – Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management Released
https://globaltailingsreview.org/

New Standard on Tailings Management Released (Breaking News)
https://www.amsj.com.au/standard-on-tailing-management-released/

Australian Miners Welcome New Tailings Standard (Breaking News)
https://creamer.everlytic.net/servlet/link/4551/135242/15072011/4551845

Miners Need More Engineers to Meet New Tailings Dam Safety Standard (Breaking News)
https://www.mining.com/web/miners-need-more-engineers-to-meet-new-tailings-dam-safety-standard/

Dewatering Mining Waste using TenCate Geotube® Technology – Case Studies From Around the Globe
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/presentations-on-mining-case-studies

Vale Recorded Webinar – Future of Tailings – Webinar – 22 June.mp4
https://www.dropbox.com/s/vjkn5nutcdi06xr/Future%20of%20Tailings%20-%20Webinar%20-%2022%20June.mp4?dl=0

Vale Webinar Presentation PDF – Future_Of_Tailings_Vale_Stratalis_20200722.pdf
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2gngdnst6rxhobt/Future_Of_Tailings_Vale_Stratalis_20200722.pdf?dl=0

Lessons Learned from the Mount Polley Disaster
https://biv.com/article/2020/08/lessons-learned-mount-polley-disaster

Mount Polley Tailings Pond Remediation, Six Years Later
https://www.mining.com/mount-polley-tailings-pond-remediation-six-years-later/

Australian-Made Remote-Controlled Mini-Dredger for Tailings Removal – Mongolian Gold Mine Tailings Dam – CASE STUDY
https://youtu.be/haXL06hleFc

Global Tailings Dam Standards Rest on Voluntary Compliance
https://www.ktoo.org/2020/08/07/global-tailings-dam-standards-rest-on-voluntary-compliance/

Miners Look to Alternative Solutions to Monitor Tailings During Pandemic
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/tailings/miners-look-to-alternative-solutions-to-monitor-tailings-during-pandemic

How We Approach Tailings Management at Tanjianshan Gold Mine
It has a maximum height of about 40 metres, and is double-lined with a geo-membrane layer and a high-density polyethylene liner. 
https://blog.eldoradogold.com/how-we-approach-tailings-management-at-tanjianshan/

Rapid Tailings Analysis Service – Characterization of Tailings and Sediments by Microscopy, PS and XRD
https://www.excelplas.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Excelplas-A4-Brochure-4pp-Sediment-Sampling-NTs.pdf

GHD Hiring Senior Technical Director – Tailings (Peth, WA)
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/senior-technical-director-tailings-at-ghd-1944182759

Coffey Seeking Senior/Associate Geotechnical Engineer for Tailings Dams – Brisbane
https://careers.coffey.com/en/job/498430/seniorassociate-geotechnical-engineer-brisbane

Recent Release of Victorian Mine Closure Review
https://www.audit.vic.gov.au/report/rehabilitating-mines?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05.08.2020+Post-tabling+subscribers%2Fmedia&utm_content=Rehabilitating+Mines+Audit+Report&utm_source=www.vision6.com.au

Upstream Tailings Dam – Liquefaction (Thesis)
https://researchrepository.wvu.edu/etd/7761/


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July 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * Belo Sun * BHP * COSIA * ExcelPlas * Geotube® * Mini-Dredgers * Red Earth Engineering * TenCate * TSF * Vale

Russian River Runs Orange After a Catastrophic Mine Spill (Breaking News)
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/07/russian-river-runs-orange-after-a-catastrophic-mine-spill/

Vale’s Dry Concentration Tailing Dam Holds Promise (Breaking News)
https://www.miningmagazine.com/plant/news/1391093/vales-dry-concentration-pilot-holds-tailings-promise

Challenges and Opportunities with Lined Tailings Dams – Geotechnical Engineering
https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-1dd03a0c13

BHP Faces First Step in Record $9 Billion Claim Over Brazil Dam Failure (Breaking News)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/IlXIoL5lTzBUXs6#pdfviewer

‘Unacceptably High’ Risk of Tailings Dam Failure in Canadian miner’s Amazon Project (Breaking News)
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/unacceptably-high-risk-of-tailings-dam-failure-in-canadian-miners-amazon-project/

Remote Controlled Mini-Dredgers for Gold Tailings Dams (Australian Made)
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/RAP-Case-Study-Agnew-Gold-Mines-Project.pdf

Remote Controlled Mini-Dredgers for Zinc Tailings Dams (Australian Made)
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/RAP-Case-Study-Broken-Hill-2.pdf

Remote Controlled Mini-Dredgers for Management of Tailings Dams (Australian Made)
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/brochures/Catfish%20Mini-Dredgers%20for%20Mining%20Dams.pdf

Perspectives on the Prediction of Catastrophic Slope Failures from Satellite InSAR
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2020EGUGA..2213158R/abstract

Influence Of Fundão Tailings Dam Breach on Water Quality in the Doce River Watershed
https://setac.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ieam.4311

Eight-Inch Discharge Tailings Slurry Pumps with Controllers for Rent (Australia-Wide)
https://www.dredgingservices.com.au/brochures/PUMP%20BROCHURE%20REV%202.0.pdf

Tailings Solutions from Red Earth Engineering
https://redearthengineering.com.au/news/

QA Session BHP Tailings Challenge Application
http://www.austmine.com.au/Events/qa-session-bhp-tailings-challenge-application-community

Geotube® Dewatering and Containment of Gypsum Wastes at a Titanium Dioxide Plant
https://www.tencategeo.asia/en-as/resources/case-studies/OAYw/Geotube-Dewatering-and-Containment-of-Gypsum-Wastes-at-a-Titanium-Dioxide-Plant

Three Universities Launch Tailings Centre of Excellence
http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/news/tailings-three-us-universities-launch-tailings-centre-of-excellence/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tailings-three-us-universities-launch-tailings-centre-of-excellence?ctname%3DTAILINGS:+Three+US+universities+launch+Tailings+Centre+of+Excellence

Webinar 28 July – REGULATION ON EXISTING TAILINGS DEPOSITS IN CHILE
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0BHVqeOHQ8K0u4qAVbDOgQ

Use of an Environmentally Friendly Polymer to Reduce the Water Content in Tailings Slurry
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42461-020-00253-2

COSIA Tailings Research Report
https://www.cosia.ca/sites/default/files/attachments/2018%20Tailings%20Research%20Report_FINAL%2003Jun2019.pdf


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June 2020 Vol. 1

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

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


NEWSMAKERS: * Alfa Laval * ATC Williams * ExcelPlas * FLSmidth * SRK * TenCate * TSF * Vale

China Launches Probe into Tailings Dam Failure
https://www.decipher.com.au/blog/tailings/china-launches-probe-into-tailings-dam-failure

Tailings Dam Governance in Australia
http://atcwilliams.com/news/tailings-dam-governance

Geotechnical Aspects of Tailings Dams and their Failures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmAok-GDaOs

An End to Tailings Dams 
https://www.flsmidth.com/en-gb/discover/mining-2017/an-end-to-tailings-dams

How Mining Companies Can Effectively Dewater Tailings Dams
https://www.alfalaval.com.au/media/stories/mining/how-mining-companies-effectively-dewater-tailings-with-solid-bowl-centrifuge-technology/?utm_source=amr&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=p3

Journey to the Centre of a Tailings Storage Facility
https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/journey-to-the-centre-of-a-tailings-storage-facility/

Global Tailings Dam Standards Fall Short of Changes Sought by Civil Society Groups
https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/exclusive-global-tailings-dam-standards-fall-short-of-changes-sought-by-civil-society

Faster Data Can Make Safer Tailings Dams
https://www.geplus.co.uk/opinion/lyzandra-boshoff-more-faster-data-can-make-for-safer-tailings-dams-19-06-2020/


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