• Geotechnical stability considerations in the design and

    2014-9-5 · Tailings Remedial Action Project which provides for stabilization of inactive uranium mill tailings piles for a design life of 1000 years where reasonably achievable and at any rate for 200 years. The pile is almost square with sides about 1000 meters long. At the south end the pile is about 15 meters high and because of the sloping site

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  • Filter-pressed tailings facility design construction and

    Filter-pressed tailings facilities have been designed constructed and operated since the late 1980 when Greens Creek Alaska first adopted the method. Currently more and more mining companies are considering filter-pressed tailings management as a way to reduce water consumption and possibly reduce the risk of failure of the tailings facility. This paper describes guidelines for decision

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  • FILTER offers dry stacking tailings management

    2019-6-26 · The way tailings are handled can have a long term impact on the mines economic efficiency as well as on the well-being of the surrounding environment and communities. " views dry filtered tailings as the most viable and long term solution for tailings management.

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  • launches VPX filter for tailings dewatering in

    2019-6-28 · M etso has introduced a new approach for tailings management in mining with the launch of the new VPX™ filter designed for tailings dewatering.. The multi-national company noted that water conservation efficient tailings management and responsible mine reclamation are becoming increasingly important for mines to ensure their license to operate.

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  • Weir Minerals and Andritz together make tailings a

    2018-3-28 · Ricardo Garib adds "This latest agreement complements our overall tailings offering and enables us to provide our customers with a complete tailings solution. Under the brand name IsoDry we will now offer customers a range of mechanical separation technologies such as thickeners filter presses centrifuges and vacuum belt filters."

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  • launches VPX filter as part of new tailings

    2019-6-26 · Its new approach is spearheaded by the launch of the new VPX™ filter for tailings dewatering which with an operating pressure of up to 25 bars can deal with difficult-to-dewater tailings. The company s broader tailings management concept is geared towards enabling and supporting environmentally and economically sustainable mining

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    2015-6-3 · wet tailings in slurry form thickened tailings dewatered tailings. PwC two filter cloths (shown green and purple). Fluid is extracted initially by gravity then by squeezing the cloth through rollers. Filtrate exits through a drain tailings were released into the 26 km long Boac river.

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  • launches VPX filter as part of new tailings

    2019-6-26 · Its new approach is spearheaded by the launch of the new VPX™ filter for tailings dewatering which with an operating pressure of up to 25 bars can deal with difficult-to-dewater tailings. The company s broader tailings management concept is geared towards enabling and supporting environmentally and economically sustainable mining

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  • The anachronistic proposal for a wet tailings disposal

    2021-2-11 · The tailings moreover are to be covered by a water layer in the long term. This proposal is absolutely anachronistic given the troubling history of major tailings dam failures as documented in WUP_2021 and WMTF_2021 wet-disposed tailings are mechanically unstable and tailings dams holding them are subject to sudden failure often

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  • Tailings Fact Sheets24.q4cdn

    2020-1-3 · Tailings Tailings Tailings Raise construction moves downstream of starter dam Raise construction moves upward centered on the starter dam Tailings Fact Sheet background Tailings are created as mined ore is processed into particles of fine sand through crushing grinding and milling. Mined ore is moved to the milling circuit where the rock is

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  • offers dry stacking tailings management approach

    2019-6-26 · The VPX filter. Water conservation efficient tailings management and responsible mine reclamation are becoming increasingly important for mines to ensure their license to operate.

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  • pwc 2012 Americas School of Mines

    2015-6-3 · wet tailings in slurry form thickened tailings dewatered tailings. PwC two filter cloths (shown green and purple). Fluid is extracted initially by gravity then by squeezing the cloth through rollers. Filtrate exits through a drain tailings were released into the 26 km long Boac river.

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  • Considerations for tailings facility design and operation

    Once the tailings are produced in a filter cake they must be transported to the containment facility. This is usually accomplished using trucks or conveyors. Once at the tailings facility the filtered tailings are typically mechanically spread and compacted as needed

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  • FILTER offers dry stacking tailings management

    2019-6-26 · The way tailings are handled can have a long term impact on the mines economic efficiency as well as on the well-being of the surrounding environment and communities. " views dry filtered tailings as the most viable and long term solution for tailings management.

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  • Superiority of Filtered Tailings Storage Facility to

    2018-12-13 · stable arrangement and eliminates the long-term dangers that dams leave after mining is finished 14 . However large tailings production in wet terrain cannot be feasibly handled and placed according to the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference of 2015 that

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  • Tailingsfo Tailings Handling

    2021-1-4 · Tailings handling techniques. Plough A movable plough is used which directs the wet cake off the main conveyor on to a delivery conveyor or direct discharge to the storage area. This plough typically advances at a slow rate to allow a small conical pile of tailings to be formed in a

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  • ANDRITZ Filter presses for iron ore tailings in Minas

    State-of-the-art filter presses equipped with a Metris addIQ control system enable the switch from wet to dry tailings. Itaminas founded in 1959 is an iron ore extraction company located in Minas Gerais Brazil. The material left over after the production of concentrated sinter feed high-silica sinter feed hematite and pellet feed is known

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  • Considerations for tailings facility design and operation

    Once the tailings are produced in a filter cake they must be transported to the containment facility. This is usually accomplished using trucks or conveyors. Once at the tailings facility the filtered tailings are typically mechanically spread and compacted as needed

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  • Mastering dry tailings management in challenging conditions

    2020-10-14 · Mastering dry tailings management in challenging conditions. 14 October 2020. The tailings dam at Hindustan Zinc Ltd s (HZL) Zawar location was reaching capacity for conventional wet deposition with no space nearby to expand. The company was looking for a tailings management system that offered significant benefits in terms of environmental

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  • FL filter press recycles 95 of mine water

    2020-1-15 · By employing a filter press to remove the water from tailings waste the AFP eliminates the need for wet tailings dams while the reuse of process water minimises environmental risks associated with mining. The AFP2525 automatic filter press maximises water recovery and is

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  • MANAGEMENT OF TAILINGS PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE

    2020-9-8 ·  Wet filter cake (near-saturated) Dry filter cake (85 to 70 saturated) Soil-like Particle/ particle interaction effective stresses and suction shear strength Clay mineral-rich tailings stuck here Non-pumpable Figure 1. Tailings Continuum from slurry-like to soil-like as they dewater

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  • Embracing the Global Industry Standard on Tailings

    2021-1-4 · Tailings dams have failed too often and for too long with shocking consequences for human life and the environment. The devastating collapse of the Brumadinho tailings dam in Brazil in 2019 is a recent example in a very long history of major tailings storage failures worldwide. However out of the tragedy has come an important development for the international mining industry the Global

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  • ROYAL IHC TAILINGS CAPABILITY STATEMENT

    2021-1-29 · FOR DRY AND WET OPERATIONS Tailings differ from fresh ore by being (very) slurrification options to transport tailings over short and long distances. and filter large amounts of tailings in two weeks. NETICS has invented a reusable system that uses

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  • Tailings facility disclosures reveal stability risks

    2021-3-5 · Tailings facility failures represent a significant risk to the environment and communities globally but until now little data was available on the global distribution of risks and characteristics

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  • Design of a Centerline Method Tailings Dam using Mine

    2019-7-26 · The tailings dam currently more than 100 meters high is con- age slope stability and deformation analyses performed to predict the long-term engineering behavior of the dam and impounded tailings are described. during the wet season which is defined from October to April of each year. Climatological data

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  • Design of a Centerline Method Tailings Dam using Mine

    2019-7-26 · The tailings dam currently more than 100 meters high is con- age slope stability and deformation analyses performed to predict the long-term engineering behavior of the dam and impounded tailings are described. during the wet season which is defined from October to April of each year. Climatological data

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  • offers dry stacking tailings management approach

    2019-6-26 · The VPX filter. Water conservation efficient tailings management and responsible mine reclamation are becoming increasingly important for mines to ensure their license to operate.

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