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Mine Tailings: Waste or Valuable Resource? SpringerLink

2010-9-24  Tailings material is processed at a rate of millions of tons per year and massive tailings dam facilities originating from coal and ore mining litter the South African landscape. In 1996, the mining industry was responsible for the production of 377 million tones of tailings, accounting for 81% of the solid waste stream in South Africa [ 7 ].

MINE TAILINGS AND THEIR POTENTIAL IMPACTS: A

2015-11-19  MINE TAILINGS AND THEIR POTENTIAL IMPACTS: A CASE STUDY OF SOUTH AFRICAN GOLD TAILINGS DAMS Ogola, J.S. Department of Mining and Environmental Geology, School of Environmental Sciences University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, South Africa, [email protected] LIMPOPO MINERALS CONFERENCE 7 TRADE SHOW MOKOPANE NOVEMBER 10-13, 2015

Valorisation of mine waste Part I: Characteristics of

Mine tailings, especially historical ones, can contain economically feasible resources, and given the right condition, such tailings could be reutilised through a waste valorisation concept. A prominent example are the Witwatersrand gold mine tailings in South Africa, which have been reused in small-scale projects.

South Africa has most environmentally dangerous tailing

2020-1-16  In South Africa, there are growing calls for the cleaning up of the high risk tailings dams so that the waste can be re-processed and used to fill up mined out operations,

Disposal of tailings and the mining industry perspective

Disposal of tailings and the mining industry perspective: MFM Gomes et al. a case study of the Cuiabá Mine 220 Paste 2019, Cape Town, South Africa an old open pit mine. Alternatively, all tailings may not be processed in the cyclone and may be hydraulically disposed of directly into the tailings dam.

The Toxic Landscape of Johannesburg's Gold Mines WIRED

2014-6-18  The potential threat from the mine waste is referred to by the most fearful as “South Africa’s Chernobyl." Problems Bubbling Up Water erosion increases the threat for those

Converting Tailings Dumps into Deloitte South Africa

2021-9-9  Similarly, tailings dumps arising from the processing of chrome ore in the Lower Group reefs of the BC are also being retreated to recover PGEs. Several commercially profitable enterprises have also been set up with the sole intention of retreating tailings dumps arising from South Africa

About ACG Mine Closure

Outcomes from his research have been incorporated in changes to environmental legislation in South Africa. He contributed to a series of guidelines for managing mine tailings in Australia, as well as developing a document for the International Atomic Energy Association on barrier systems for retaining uranium mining waste.

Engineered Tailings Solutions Engineering Consulting

Remining & Slurry Pumping Design. • Pump sizing and Pipeline Design. • Remining Planning / Optimisation. Tailings Solutions and Consulting Engineers for the African Mining Market. We’ve successfully completed projects for clients in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Kenya, and Angola.

Guidelines for Retreatment of SA gold tailings: MINTEK’s

2021-6-23  mining dumps of which 350 are in the Johannesburg region, covering about 320 000 hectares of surface area. Due to the high cost of primary gold mining in South Africa and the prime real estate occupied by some of these dumps, reprocessing to recover economic value from minerals and has generated much land interest in the last number of years.

Mine Tailings: Waste or Valuable Resource? SpringerLink

2010-9-24  Tailings material is processed at a rate of millions of tons per year and massive tailings dam facilities originating from coal and ore mining litter the South African landscape. In 1996, the mining industry was responsible for the production of 377 million tones of tailings, accounting for 81% of the solid waste stream in South Africa [ 7 ].

Repurposing of mine waste: an alternative management

Sibanda, L. K. (2019). <i>Repurposing of mine waste: an alternative management approach to gold tailings in South Africa</i>. ,Engineering and the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering.

Gold Tailings & The Environment Pan African

2020-12-2  The Barberton Tailings Retreatment Plant also fulfils the same role and consolidates the Bramber and Harper TSFs by re-mining and re-depositing tailings waste. Pan African is one of the few mines in South Africa to have comprehensive tailings retreatment operations that are both sustainable and profitable.

Disposal of tailings and the mining industry perspective

Disposal of tailings and the mining industry perspective: MFM Gomes et al. a case study of the Cuiabá Mine 220 Paste 2019, Cape Town, South Africa an old open pit mine. Alternatively, all tailings may not be processed in the cyclone and may be hydraulically disposed of directly into the tailings dam.

The environmental impact of gold mine tailings footprints

The volume of waste generated by mining in South Africa increases at the rate of 315 million tonnes per annum, mostly in the form of tailings, of which 105 million tonnes per annum is generated by

Legislative challenges hindering mine waste being reused

2019-11-1  While the waste hierarchy promotes the reuse of waste there currently remains limited reuse of mine waste in South Africa. Overburden, waste rock, tailings and slag are stockpiled or disposed leading to environmental liabilities including acid mine drainage and leaching. Globally there are numerous documented uses of mine waste.

Mine Waste Solutions Harmony

2021-1-20  Acquisition of Mponeng, Mine Waste Solutions concluded. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited is pleased to announce that all conditions precedent relating to its acquisition of the Mponeng mine (Mponeng) and Mine Waste Solutions (MWS) from AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AngloGold Ashanti) (“the transaction”) have been met and accordingly the two parties have now concluded the transaction.

Guidelines for Retreatment of SA gold tailings: MINTEK’s

2021-6-23  mining dumps of which 350 are in the Johannesburg region, covering about 320 000 hectares of surface area. Due to the high cost of primary gold mining in South Africa and the prime real estate occupied by some of these dumps, reprocessing to recover economic value from minerals and has generated much land interest in the last number of years.

Tailings Engineer SLR Consulting Limited

Tailings Engineer. We are currently looking for a Tailings engineer to supplement our existing Engineering, Mine Waste and Geotechnical teams in South Africa. The successful applicant will be a degree qualified civil engineer with experience in tailings, water dam design and

Tailings 2021 Gecamin

Tailings 2021 Gecamin .

Mine Tailings: Waste or Valuable Resource? SpringerLink

2010-9-24  Tailings material is processed at a rate of millions of tons per year and massive tailings dam facilities originating from coal and ore mining litter the South African landscape. In 1996, the mining industry was responsible for the production of 377 million tones of tailings, accounting for 81% of the solid waste stream in South Africa [ 7 ].

Repurposing of mine waste: an alternative management

Sibanda, L. K. (2019). <i>Repurposing of mine waste: an alternative management approach to gold tailings in South Africa</i>. ,Engineering and the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering.

Valorisation of mine waste Part I: Characteristics of

2021-6-17  Mine tailings, especially historical ones, can contain economically feasible resources, and given the right condition, such tailings could be reutilised through a waste valorisation concept. A prominent example are the Witwatersrand gold mine tailings in South Africa, which have been reused in small-scale projects.

The toxicity of respirable South African mine tailings

Introduction: Decades of mining in South Africa has given rise to hundreds of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and several tonnes of waste. These TSFs have contributed to air pollution due to the lack of proper rehabilitation measures. Currently, it is not known whether tailings emissions could be the cause of

Tailings management Sibanye-Stillwater

2021-9-9  Sibanye-Stillwater is committed to the safe and environmentally responsible stewardship of our tailings storage facilities. Tailings facilities store a mine’s primary waste stream. Without proper management, these facilities can pose a significant risk to the natural and social environment. Catastrophic tailings facility failures can devastate the environment and destroy lives and

Tailings Storage Facilities and Dams Geotheta (Pty) Ltd

Chrome Tailings Storage Facility Design. In May 2019, Geotheta was appointed by Glencore Merafe Venture to design a new chromium Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) and Waste Rock Dump extension at Kroondal Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa. The TSF detailed design scope included near surface geotech investigation, complete detailed design with

Mine Waste Solutions Harmony

2021-1-20  Acquisition of Mponeng, Mine Waste Solutions concluded. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited is pleased to announce that all conditions precedent relating to its acquisition of the Mponeng mine (Mponeng) and Mine Waste Solutions (MWS) from AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AngloGold Ashanti) (“the transaction”) have been met and accordingly the two parties have now concluded the transaction.

National Tailings Dam Guidelines and the Global Industry

2021-6-30  Different regions have National Tailings Guidelines, such as ANCOLD in Australasia, CDA/MAC in Canada, and in South Africa. Other countries have regulations pertaining to tailings dams, and many mining companies have their own Tailings Dam Standards. Part of the response to the Brumadihno tailings dam failure was the production of the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management

International Mining Reprocessing Tailings Reduction

2020-6-22  identify markets for by-products of mining as part of its zero-waste initiative. This initiative sees the company look at the. entire supply chain in which its customers operate. In South Africa, for example, CDE has a. customer purchasing historic mine waste dump . material that it processes through one of its plants

Tailings 2021 Gecamin

Tailings 2021 Gecamin .