The agency is urging mining companies to put safety first and avoid erecting dams using methods that are known to be high risk.
Tailings Mining News
Philippines-based Philex Mining Corp. (PX:PM), the country's biggest miner, may have to pay fines for violations of the Clean Water Act and the company’s own Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC), the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) said Thursday.
Adverse publicity surrounding the failings of Philex Mining's (PX:PM) tailings dams in the Philippines attest more to the shortcomings of its corporate legal team more than poor operating standards in developing economies.
Tailings are materials produced from mining such as milled rock and effluents. In many cases, massive quantities of these materials, regarded as waste, are left from previous operations. Given the potential health and environmental risks associated with tailings, they could be viewed as problems or project deterrents, but then again, they could be viewed as a source of cash.
American International Ventures, Inc., ("AIVN") Symbol (OTCBB: AIVN) (OTCQB: AIVN), proudly announces today that AIVN has acquired one hundred percent of the shares of Placer Gold Prospecting, Inc. (PGPI) for 162,350,000 common shares of AIVN on March 23, 2012. Following the transaction, AIVN has 181,695,044 common shares of its stock issued and outstanding.
Climate change and the need for environmentally responsible, cost effective and efficient methods of ore and tailings transport place great demands on the industry. A growing number of operations are meeting the challenge by using […]
This article focuses on oil sands fine tailings management prior to being discharged to a final tailings dam so as to suggest a more sustainable solution.
The accumulation of mature fine tailings (MFT) in tailings ponds has been a concern of the oil sands industry for nearly four decades. However, even when a few measures have been implemented, the industry is still using processes that […]
FLSmidth has received an order worth approximately USD 31m from Rosemont Copper Company for the supply of 14 filter presses. These minerals-type automated filter presses will be the largest in the world and will be […]
waste recovery Drilling mud and cuttings transfer Transfer of mining slurries Sump and shaft cleaning Tailings and ash pond
Deswik Technologies is please to announce the receipt of a purchase order from Tharisa Minerals for a Deswik500 mill for their Brits PGE project in the South Africa. The Deswik mill will form part of […]
ALBERTA — Titanium Corporation of Edmonton will receive up to $4.9 million in federal funds fromSustainable Development Technology Canada(SDTC) for its "Creating Value from Waste" project. ….more at Canadian Mining Journal
A customer had multiple coal types, that were processed through the preparation plant. Some of the coal types had different settling characteristics, which affected tailings thickener efficiency and the “clarometer” instrument that tested settling rates in the incoming feed well failed from time to time, which meant that the floccing rate changed and the suspended solids increased, [...]
The property consists of four mining concessions covering an aggregate area of approximately 12,967 ha and is located in southern Ecuador, 30 km SW of the city of Cuenca at an elevation of 3,600 m. […]
RICHARDS Bay Minerals , the minerals sands company owned jointly by BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, had approved a R1bn project to build a tailings treatment plant that would extend the life of its KwaZulu-Natal […]
Applied Intellectual Capital (AIC) has successfully launched a commercial-grade electrolyser manufacturing program in support of its affiliate, EverClear Solutions. Specifically developed to meet the rigours of continuous operation in metals recovery operations for the industry, […]
State-of the-art thickening technology is currently being designed by Outotec for First Quantum Minerals’ Kolwezi US$550 million-plus project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This thickening technology will be a world first. The thickeners, due […]
Mintek and Braemore Resources plc are planning to double the throughput of the ConRoast smelter at Mintek, following seven months of successful continuous operation. Since October 2007, the DC arc furnace at Mintek has treated […]
International Mining’s May issue includes a major article on mineral processing advances. Sadly some of this article had to be cut because of space constraints. The first to hit the editing room floor was a […]
International Mining reports that in an important advance in clean processing, Applied Intellectual Capital (AIC) has successfully launched a commercial-grade electrolyser manufacturing program in support of its affiliate, EverClear Solutions. Specifically developed to meet the […]
Larox has received approximately EUR 7.5 million worth of orders to supply filters and auxiliaries to a chemical company in Germany and to two mining companies in Mexico. Two of the orders will be delivered […]
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Kennecott Utah Copper put cash Tuesday behind its commitment for an independent investigation into the safety of its tailings pile.