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Decommissioning of Elliot Lake Tailings Uranium

Waste from uranium mining takes the form of both waste rock and tailings. In the mill, uranium ore is crushed and chemically treated to remove uranium. The grade of ore in Elliot Lake is typically 0.1% U3O8 (uranium concentrate, known as yellowcake).

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Tailings Ponds Oilsands Pembina Institute

Tailings Ponds Fluid tailings — known formally as mature fine tailings — are the toxic by-product of oilsands mining. The slurry sieved from the mining process is deposited as waste in enormous holding lakes, and they contain a host of toxic materials including bitumen, naphthenic acids, cyanide, phenols, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and zinc.

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Brazilian mine disaster renews tailings pond concerns

Vancouver firm's dewatering technology could help prevent catastrophic floods from mines. The Samarco mine disaster was the second fatal dam breach in Brazil in little over a year. In September 2014, a tailings pond dam breach killed three people at another nearby

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Kirkvine, Ewarton Mt Rosser bauxite residue landfills

The Mt Rosser pond, which extends over 37 ha, was constructed in 1959 to act as a tailings pond to take the red mud (bauxite residue) from the Ewarton plant. The red mud was pumped to the pond over a period of about 32 years up until 1991 in the form of slurry comprising about 20% solids.

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VETIVER GRASS TECHNOLOGY FOR REHABILITATION OF

Firstly, solid mining wastes such as tailings and waste rocks could be stabilized by vetiver to control or reduce air and water erosion, then reduce the release of heavy metals to surroundings. Thirdly, the surrounding lands contaminated by heavy metals could be further cleaned up by phytoextraction.

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Process effluents and mine tailings sources, effects and

Dec 19, 2016To prevent the discharge of process-affected water of tailings pond to surface water directly, tailings ponds were first introduced to store the residue before discharge or reuse. Generally, mine tailings are disposed by different methods such as dry-stacking of thickened tailings on land, backfilling into abandoned open-pit mines or underground mines, and direct disposal into surface

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Mineralogical and chemical characteristics of the lead

Mine tailings ponds are environmental hazards because the tailing is easily leached and eroded by water, which could cause a true environmental disaster including pond failure and contaminated surrounding soil (Antonijevic et al., 2012;

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Twin Metals Environmentally friendly stack tailings to be

According to the company, the dry stack method eliminates a storage pond and dam, which are often associated with conventional tailings facilities, and have been used in four mines in the northern United States and Canada. Tailings are the crushed rock left over at a mine after target minerals are removed.

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Oil sands tailings ponds Energy Education

Oil sands tailings ponds. Instead, the water and contaminants from the pond seep into the soil surrounding it, potentially contaminating groundwater and harming wildlife surrounding the pond. As well, these ponds exist almost indefinitely, with over 830 million cubic meters requiring long term containment.

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Tailings Pond Mine Near Bridgeport, California The

The Tailings Pond Mine is near Bridgeport, California. Historically the site has been associated with the Bodie Mining District which is now part of the Toiyabe National Forest. The Tailings Pond Mine is a surface mining operation. The Great Basin of the Intermontane Plateaus characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.

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Tailings pond rehabilitation project and effluent

or tailings pond ilquor as the concentration of saiis Is too r-1ig!-1 for efiectlve operation. 2. The proposal Western Mining Corporation proposes to resolve the on-going contamination problem resulting from the leaking tailings pond in order to ensure that it does not present an unacceptable environmental impact now or in the future.

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Tailings Management aer.ca

All tailings ponds must be ready to reclaim within ten years after a mine's life ends (i.e., the year in which the mining of bitumen is completed for an AER-approved mine plan). We share application notices for tailings management plans on our website.

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tailing Definition of tailing by Lexico

What does tailing mean? tailing is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as The residue of something, especially ore., The action of cutting the stalks or ends off fruit or vegetables

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The real cost of uranium mining Beyond Nuclear International

Oct 29, 2018The neighbouring villages of Tummalapalle, Mabbuchintalapalle, Bumayigaripalle and Rachakuntapalle of Velpula and Medipentla Mandals and 60 hectares in Kottala village of Vemula Mandal were acquired by Uranium Corporation of India Limited (a government enterprise) for 'tailing disposal' — these are the areas where waterborne refuse material is pumped into a body known as a tailing pond.

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Tailings Ponds are the Biggest Environmental Disaster You

Aug 08, 2014The tailings pond contained up to 85,000 pounds of lead, 152 tons of copper, and about 1,000 pounds of mercury, among many other heavy metals and potentially toxic substances, according to

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Characteristics of the Iron Ore Tailing Pond Effluent in

GHOSE SEN IRON ORE TAILING POND EFFLUENT 823 chemical properties of the material dictate on the most fundamental level the type of disposal facility required and the degree of conservation in its design, consistent with the hazards posed by the materials.

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projects completed around the globe XROSSWATER.COM

The Xrosswater floating walkway system is applicable to mining tailing ponds, oil tailings reservoirs, hydro mining, dredging and dewatering projects

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() Filtered Dry Stacked Tailings-The Fundamentals

In proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste '10, Balkema. Tailings are the fine-grained residue of the milling process in which the desired raw materials are extracted from the mined rock, and

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Anglo American deploys floating solar panels on Los

Many of the tailing ponds in the north of the country are near urban centers. Los Bronces is about 3,500 m above sea level and is 65 km from the country's capital, Santiago. In 2018, the mine produced 370,000 t of fine copper and 2,421 t of molybdenum.

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Tailings Dam Spills at Mount Polley and Mariana The Bullet

Tailings Dam Spills at Mount Polley and Mariana. Canada, Latin America November 13, 2018 Judith Marshall. Chronicles of Disasters Foretold. On August 4, 2014, the dam holding toxic waste from the Mount Polley copper and gold mine in the Cariboo region of British Columbia (BC) collapsed.

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Report on Preliminary Spillway Design Red Dog

Red Dog Mine Closure and Reclamation Plan SD C8 Preliminary Spillway Design, Red Dog Tailings Main Dam, Ultimate Closure Configuration (URS, 2008) REPORT PRELIMINARY SPILLWAY DESIGN RED DOG TAILINGS MAIN DAM ULTIMATE CLOSURE CONFIGURATION RED DOG MINE, ALASKA FOR TECK COMINCO ALASKA, INC.

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What the first reclaimed oilsands tailings pond looks like

Oct 24, 2017Tailings ponds are essential to the oilsands mining industry's water-based extraction process, according to the Alberta Energy Regulator, as they act as both holding basins from which process water can be recycled and as settling basins where solids can be separated from tailings.

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Bright Blue Mining Ponds Stand Out in Space Photo Live

Bright Blue Mining Ponds Stand Out in Space Photo. Potash is a salt that contains water-soluble potassium. It is used mostly in fertilizers. The mine in this image, operated by Denver, Colorado-based Intrepid Potash, produces muriate of potash, or potassium chloride. This substance is the ingredient in 95 percent of all potash fertilizers,

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Tailings storage facilities Waihi Gold

diversion drains above both tailings ponds intercept clean surface runoff from the adjacent hill and direct it to nearby streams to reduce the amount of water entering the tailings pond; the tailings storage facilities are surrounded by perimeter roads, and a perimeter drain.

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What are Tailings? (with pictures) wisegeek

Aug 17, 2019Tailings often contain some of the same minerals that the ore was mined for, and are sometimes reprocessed to extract this material. Mining waste also commonly contains arsenic, sulfur, various naturally radioactive materials, and heavy metals such as mercury and cadmium.

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Mine tailings dams Characteristics, failure

ing tailings, which are mixtures of crushed rock and processing fluids from mills, washeries or concentra-tors that remain after the extraction of economic metals, minerals, mineral fuels or coal. The volume of tailings is normally far in excess of the liberated resource, and the tailings often contain potentially haz-ardous contaminants.

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Tailings ponds The worst is yet to come Blog Posts

Oct 10, 2017Tailings ponds The worst is yet to come Oilsands at 50 Series The Real Cost of Development, Part 2 Blog Oct. 10, 2017 By Jodi McNeill Since oilsands mining operations started in 1967, 1.3 trillion litres of fluid tailings has accumulated in talings ponds.

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Tall Tailings Catalyst Magazine

Mining has changed in 107 years; evolving mining technology allows ever-higher percentages of precious metals such as copper, gold, silver and molybdenum to be yielded before the residue goes into the tailings ponds. Kennecott is studying the older portions of the tailings ponds with an eye toward recycling.

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Chronology of major tailings dam failures

pond about 82,000 short tons of toxic coal ash and 27 million gallons of contaminated water ash flowing through drainage pipe into Dan River 2013, Nov. 15-19 Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine, Kajaran, Syunik province, Armenia Cronimet Mining AG copper, molybdenum damage of tailings pipeline? tailings flowing into Norashenik River for several days 2012, Dec.

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Mine Tailings Dredges Mine Tailing Dredging Equipment

Mine Tailings Dredging. As rocks and minerals are crushed and washed, the effluent water carries the dust particles to settling ponds where the material is collected and eventually removed. It is then hauled away for a secondary process or stored for long periods of time. In many cases, these byproducts commonly referred to as "fines"

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