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Petra Diamonds Cullinan

Tailings production was curtailed for FY 2020 by ca. 0.1Mcts due to price pressure on smaller, lower quality diamonds. The economic evaluation of Cullinan's ca. 160 Mt tailings resource will be monitored continuously and could be included in future mine plans should the market conditions and pricing of smaller diamonds improve.

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Upgrading tailings miningprospectus

South Africa has more than 200 active tailings dams and many more dormant facilities. The Departments of Mineral Resources, Environmental Affairs and Water and Sanitation all have regulations for the management of these facilities. The aim is to maintain a balance between environmental protection, economic growth and social development.

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Mining Weekly Gold tailings retreatment an attractive

Following the growing interest in tailings retreatment, a key future advancement to the South African tailings retreatment industry would be a single, large, profitable tailings treatment mining

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Project Development ( Tailings / Project Management

Apr 04, 2019The Project Manager Operations is a position that exists within the Tailings Africa and International Division. It is expected from the incumbent in this position to take up challenges related to the sourcing, development, management and maintenance of the Tailings Africa and International project pipeline and lead the project management

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Tailings Deposition INTASOL

Tailings deposition is an ongoing dynamic process requiring unique operational expertise to strategise and mobilise the required works whilst being able to identify changes, problems and improvements through operational wisdom in order to provide resolution and deliver effective execution.

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Mine Waste and Tailings Stewardship Conference 2020

The Mine Waste and Tailings Conference 2020 aims to be the benchmark for sharing knowledge and experience on mine waste and tailings management, sustainable practice and closure in Australia and the rest of the world.

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Donlin Gold Tailings Management Plan

After extracting the gold, wet tailings resembling silt will be a byproduct of the milling process. A containment dam, engineered to withstand environmental events and changes typical of Alaska, will be built to house the tailings. Learn more about our tailings management plan.

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Mine tailings dams Characteristics, failure

The Merriespruit (South Africa) dam failure occurred following a heavy rainstorm and released some 6.0 10 5 m 3 of gold tailings and process material some 3

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Regional Workshop on Management and Safety of

Regional Workshop on Management and Safety of Mine Tailings Dams Sinaia, Romania October 8-10, 2003 Merriespruit (1994), South Africa Death of 17 people, no management framework to ensure safe operation of In general, poor management of tailings dams and

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Home EGC

Management of financial evaluations; Our team have worked in Senior management of large companies and have served as Board members for junior mining companies. We have extensive experience in corporate mine and exploration transactions.

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Mining Events Mineral Exploration Events Worldwide

November 11, 2019 November 14, 2019 Cape Town, South Africa Add to Calendar. 2nd International Conference on Oil and Gas 2019. December 02, 2019 December 03, 2019 Dubai Tailings and Mine Waste Management for the 21st Century Unscheduled Date Australia

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Tailings, Heap Leach and Waste Focus srk

South Africa and is the only open cast platinum mine within the Anglo American Group. Pilot paste project This project involved establishing, commissioning and operating a pilot scale thickener, deposition flumes and evaporation paddocks. The aim of the test work was to characterise the tailings material

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Principal Tailings Engineer SLR Consulting

SLR has a significant and longstanding profile across Africa in tailings management and mine waste services for a number of mining clients, from junior to top-tier. The successful applicant will be a degree qualified and professionally registered civil or geotechnical engineer with a minimum of 15 years' of relevant experience.

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Managing tailings safely Anglo American

A TSF is a highly engineered structure which consists of one or more tailings dams, with embankments designed to permanently store the tailings. Every individual dam is unique and is designed, built and operated to specifications that are tailored to the physical nature of the tailings material itself, and a number of other factors.

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Technical Report Design and Evaluation of Tailings

limited in depth a comprehensive guide to the design and evaluation of tailings impoundments would incorporate most of the materials in a number of examinations of tailings dam engineering and environmental performance, including those in texts by Vick

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Tailings dam and mine waste management InfoMine

ATC Williams—Water operates within ATC Williams specialising in water supply and water resource projects. Services are provided to the mining and extractive industries (often associated with our related work in the management of tailings and water supply/water disposal), as well as local government. Our services include mine site water

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Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Input for Mineral Beneficiation in Africa Several innovative bioremediation investigations have been carried out in South Africa and elsewhere to deal with the persistent environmental challenges posed by AMD from mining activities. waste rock piles and mill tailings

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The environmental impact of seepage from gold mine

Gold mining in South Africa resulted in vast volumes of waste material, mainly in the form of tailings material. Poor management of most of the tailings dams resulted in the release of acid mine drainage that in some cases caused soil degradation and water contamination underneath and around these sites.

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The Nature and Articulation of Ethical Codes on Tailings

The Nature and Articulation of Ethical Codes on Tailings Management in South Africa 1Tobius Thobile Poswa and 2Theophilus Clavell Davies 1Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mangosuthu University of Technology, 511 Mangosuthu Highway, Umlazi 4031, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

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BHP Dams and tailings management

Tailings Taskforce. BHP has established a Tailings Taskforce, which is accountable for the continued improvement and assurance for BHP's operated tailings storage facilities, progressing our technology efforts and leading ongoing participation in the setting of new international tailings management standards. Working with industry

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Causes and consequences of the Merriespruit and other

On the night of 22 February 1994, the 31 m high northern wall of the number four tailings dam of the Harmony Gold mine collapsed. The tailings dam is situated 320 m up‐slope of Merriespruit, a suburb of ia in the Free State Goldfields of South Africa.

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Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African

Jan 24, 2013Asbestos has been reported in a vermiculite mine in South Africa, and there are anecdotal reports of asbestos in other mines such as the iron and manganese mines in the Northern Cape province and in chrome/platinum mine tailings dumps (James I Phillips, NIOH, personal communication). The Bushveld Complex is a mineral-rich area that is being

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MINE TAILINGS AND THEIR POTENTIAL IMPACTS A

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, ogolaj@univen.ac LIMPOPO MINERALS CONFERENCE 7 TRADE SHOW MOKOPANE NOVEMBER 10-13, 2015

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Mining Jobs in South Africa Gamsberg

The proposed Gamsberg mine is located in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, just south of the N14National Road linking Upington to Springbok, and 20 km east of the existing Black Mountain Mineand the town of Aggeneys. The following associated infrastructures will be put in place along with mine and concentrator

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gold tailings mining in south africa milieukrantonline

Re-Processing Gold Tailings in South Africa sgs. historic gold tailings dams in the Witwatersrand area of South Africa is being investigated. The objective is to recover uranium and residual gold from the tailings, as well as to oxidize the sulphides to eliminate long term environmental liabilities associated with acid mine drainage.

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Barberton Mines Pan African Resources

Barberton Mine is Pan African Resources flagship gold project, producing 95,000to 100,000 oz per year at an average all-in sustaining cost of approximately US$1,100/oz, continuing to achieve management's strategic goal of being one of the lowest cash cost producers.

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Principal Tailings Engineer (Tailings Dams / ECSA / Mine

A leading engineering and mining consulting company is looking to hire a Principal Tailings Engineer to join their Mine Residue team in Johannesburg. Responsibilities Review, design, construction and remediation of tailings structures at all stages of the project; Undertaking due diligence reviews, scoping and pre-feasibility studies

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Frontier Diamonds Mining Services South Africa

Regulative News Successful closing of Pre-IPO AUD 3m funding, March 2017. Funds raised in this Excluded Offer to s708 investors will be used by Frontier Diamonds Limited (A.C.N. 616 232 556) to advance the production capacity at the Sedibeng and Star Mines and advance the forthcoming IPO.

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Jones and Wagener Waste Tailings

Jones Wagener has been active in the field of waste and tailings engineering for over 27 years.. Our highly integrated way of working ensures that our various scientists and engineers work closely together to optimise designs and solutions.

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Africa Paterson Cooke

Africa The Cape Town office, founded in 1991, has extensive experience in the analysis and design of slurry pipeline and mine backfill systems, and offers the full range of engineering services through to detailed design, construction support and commissioning. The adjoining 1200 m2 Slurry Test Facility includes large scale slurry pump and pipeline test loops

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