• Dry Stack TailingsDesign Considerations

    2017-5-9 · disposal which can save both time and cost for the operation. Tailings filtration can be accomplished through either vacuum or mechanical press. The fil-tration process basically accelerates the consolidation process that would naturally occur in oth-er tailings deposits (slurry thickened or paste). The resulting filtered product is an

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  • Tailings Disposal Options Regis Rpt

    There are a number of tailings disposal options1 that can be applied for the deposition or disposal of tailings streams. They include slurry disposal (subaerial or subaqueous) thickened or paste disposal dry stacking co‐disposal with coarse wastes (coalmine coarse reject metalliferous smelter scats/slag and waste rock or spoil). 2. DISPOSAL OPTIONS 2.1. SLURRY DISPOSAL

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  • Designing safe and stable tailings dam structures with

    2014-5-18 · A unique disposal system referred to as the Thickened Tailings Disposal has been developed to minimize the ecological problems associated with the operation of conventional tailings disposal systems (Robinsky 16 ). It involves the process of thickening the tailings to a heavy slurry prior to disposal

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  • Missouri University of Science and Technology Scholars

    2021-4-12 · designs for the tailings facility to date is discussed following. Lornex Tailings Disposal Schemes The original three-dam scheme (Fig. 2) envisaged the storage of 6 BO mill ion tonnes ( 7 50 mill ion tons) of tailings initially in the Upper Pond bounded by the H-H and . J-J . Dams at . a . crest ele­

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  • Selection of tailings impoundment sites

    2014-9-5 · This paper is concerned only with tailings impoundments but the problems discussed and the approaches considered may apply also to the selection of a site for a hazarrlous waste disposal facility a refuse disposal dump or a similar facility the designs of which are more and more becommg the concern of the civil engineer. Legal recjuirements

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  • Best Practices for Tailings Dam DesignKlohn Crippen

    2017-9-7 · Tailings dams also differ from water dams because they impound a mix of saturated tailings solids and water rather than only water. In response Klohn pioneered the design of centreline cyclone sand dams one of the first engineered tailings dam designs in the world (McLeod et al. 2015).

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  • (PDF) Designer tailings improving the management of

    conventional tailings production and disposal methods to mini- mise the volume of problematic tailings to be stored at the surface. Hesketh et al. (2010) prop osed a systematic or integrated

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  • (PDF) A conceptual cost comparison of alternative tailings

    Conceptual TSF designs were developed and costed for managing the tailings as slurry thickened and filtered. Key elements driving the costs of disposal are highlighted and discussed. The concepts

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  • Technical Report Design and Evaluation of Tailings Dams

    2016-3-27 · While this report discusses general features of tailings dams and impoundments actual designs for tailings disposal are highly site-specific. Design depends on the quantity and the individual characteristics of the tailings produced by the mining and milling operation as well as the climatic topographic geologic

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  • Tailings and Mine Waste ManagementTetra Tech

    designs and cost-effective practical solutions. Success in the field of tailings disposal requires a focused multidisciplinary approach drawing from a variety of interrelated technical fields and led by strong geotechnical and water resource engineers. Tetra Tech s interdisciplinary staff optimizes

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  • Department of Industry Science Energy and Resources

    2019-4-4 · Department of Industry Science Energy and Resources

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  • (PDF) Evaluation of Tailings Dams Related to Waste Disposal

    Tailings dam is a surface retaining structure. designed to store both tailings and m ine. water with the aim of reclaiming the water. for use in the processing plant as required. There are

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  • Design of coarse tailings and dry ash disposal facilities

    design. Laboratory testing of the tailings is also essential and where grits is added it should cover a range of tailings such as grits ratios and moisture contents for determining in situ densities slope angles permeabilities and shear strengths. Obtaining representative samples for a new mine may be difficult and

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  • TAILINGS MANAGEMENTIM4DC

    2015-6-24 · 5.2 Tailings disposal methods 29 5.3 Tailings containment 34 5.4 Containment wall design and construction 38 5.5 Seepage control 38 5.6 Tailings delivery 40 5.7 Water Management 40 5.8 Dust control 43 5.9 Closure decommissioning and rehabilitation 43 CASE STUDY Planning for Tailings Storage Facility Closure at Mt McClure WA 45

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  • Tailings solutions for all mine conditions

    Our thickened tailings solution uses a high-rate or high-density thickener resulting in 50 to 65 solids to recover water in tailings prior to disposal. With this option you will recover higher volumes of water and reduce losses to seepage and evaporation. Advantages. Higher water reclamation for re-use.

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  • Tailings Disposal Options Regis Rpt

    tailings streams. Tailings can be defined as a stream which contains material that has had the valuable commodity (gold) removed from it via a processing route. There are a number of tailings disposal options1 that can be applied for the deposition or disposal of tailings streams. They include slurry disposal (subaerial or subaqueous

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  • Effective Tailings Management Systems Require

    2017-7-18 · Effective Tailings Management Systems Require Customisation. Customized tailings facility design and construction ensures the unique geographical geotechnical environmental and physical characteristics of each site are considered to deliver cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes. There is not a one-size-fits-all solution for the

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  • ENGINEERING CHALLENGES FOR TAILINGS

    2018-4-6 · 4.5.2.2 Open Pit/Backfill Thickened or Paste Tailings Disposal .. 77 4.5.2.3 Natural Terrain Thickened or Paste Tailings Disposal .. 79 4.5.3 Dewatered Tailings Disposal Options .. 81

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  • Design Basis of UMTRCA Disposal Cells

    2012-12-3 · Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings " concerning final disposal of uranium mill tailings EPA requires • Control of residual radioactive materials (RRM)/radon through 3 approved design and • Fulfillment of approved groundwater protection plans by monitoring and characterization of groundwater at disposal sites. Background

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  • (PDF) Methods for the disposal and storage of mine tailings

    2020-6-8 · The tailings impoundment designs and construction practice used by mining companies (such as WISMUT) in the past contain inherent deficiencies that must be remediated today.

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  • Best Practices for Tailings Dam DesignKlohn Crippen

    2017-9-7 · Tailings dams also differ from water dams because they impound a mix of saturated tailings solids and water rather than only water. In response Klohn pioneered the design of centreline cyclone sand dams one of the first engineered tailings dam designs in the world (McLeod et al. 2015).

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  • Muk3D Tailings

    Comprehensive tailings solutions in minutes not weeks. Develop conceptual designs for a tailings storage facility quickly providing for near real-time evaluation of different options locations and tailings disposal technologies from a volumetric viewpoint.

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  • Dry Stack TailingsDesign Considerations

    2017-5-9 · ABSTRACT Filtered tailings can be a viable option for managing tailings disposal at mines. Some of the advantages of filtered tailings include i) reduction in water consumption as more process water can be recycled ii) the filtered tailings can often be stacked (often referred as dry

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  • NUREG/CR-4075 Designing Protective Covers for

    2012-12-3 · Site-specific designs for protective covers are necessary because site water standards be met at each tailings disposal site (40 CFR Part 192). Since the passage of the Uranium Mill Tailings Control Act a considerable amount of research has been conducted on disposal of uranium mill tailings

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  • Feasability Analysis A Comparison of Phosphogysum and

    2016-4-4 · waste unit designs required by the Uranium Mill Tailing Reclamation Act. The purpose of this analysis is to determine the design specifications of large scale mining waste units. Phosphogypsum and process wastewater are two special wastes from uranium mill tailings standards.

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  • Designing safe and stable tailings dam structures with

    2014-5-18 · A unique disposal system referred to as the Thickened Tailings Disposal has been developed to minimize the ecological problems associated with the operation of conventional tailings disposal systems (Robinsky 16 ). It involves the process of thickening the tailings to a heavy slurry prior to disposal

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  • Dry Stack TailingsDesign Considerations

    2017-5-9 · disposal which can save both time and cost for the operation. Tailings filtration can be accomplished through either vacuum or mechanical press. The fil-tration process basically accelerates the consolidation process that would naturally occur in oth-er tailings deposits (slurry thickened or paste). The resulting filtered product is an

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