THE COMPOSITION AND STATE OF GOLD TAILINGS NICOLAAS JOHANNES VERMEULEN The safe design construction operation and reclamation of these 2 2 A brief history of the gold mining industry in S A 2 1 2 2 1 Introduction 2 1 2 2 2 Terms and definitions 2 3

Independent Tailings Review Board ITRB Presentation

Jul 08 2019 · Role of the ITRB Members With Respect to Atlantic Gold Although not a regulated requirement in Nova Scotia as it is in British Columbia Atlantic Gold Atlantic Mining NS Corp brings in this trio twice a year to review the safety of the tailings management facility TMF at the Touquoy Mine

Suitability of an organic residual cover on tailings for

Jan 01 2012 · This preliminary study demonstrates that the placement of an organic residuals cover on mine tailings to support growth of bioenergy crops is a potential novel reclamation strategy for the mining and smelting industry or for industrial brownfields in general

Tailings SNC Lavalin

Recent tailings projects Éléonore Gold Mine Tailings Storage Facility Canada Ambatovy Tailings Management Facilities Madagascar Niobec Tailings Storage Facility Canada Highlights of services provided Use of an unconventional tailings management technology– filtered tailings with a solids content of 80 85 significantly

Reclamation of Mine Tailings SpringerLink

Chemicals reaching tailings ponds may undergo further reaction over an extended period of time changing their character Alleviation of the chemical and physical limitations of tailings followed by reclamation of the tailings and the associated landscapes is a challenging task

Project Update Gold Mine Site Reclamation

May 30 2017 · Although tailings volumes were found to be similar to what was identified during the earlier site characterization work arsenic contamination was found to have migrated into surrounding soils to a greater extent than was expected Project Update Gold Mine Site Reclamation

Yukon Gold Reclamation

Apr 08 2015 · Karl and Marty go into reclamation mode as they wrap up their operation on Sulphur Creek

An Assessment of Radiological Hazards from Gold Mine

Jan 18 2016 · The basin has led to a legacy of some 400 km 2 of mine tailings dams 270 tailings dams and 380 mine residue dumps containing 6 billion tonnes of pyrite tailings and 600 000 tonnes of low grade uranium The gold mining area studied has 5 mine tailings that have been accumulated throughout the operating history of the mine

Mine Tailings Ground Truth Trekking

Mine tailings size and composition depends on the mining method For hardrock metal mines tailings are usually a very fine mud or powder which is left over after ore is crushed and valuable minerals are extracted from it Tailings may also contain chemicals used for mineral extraction

Mine Closure and Reclamation Practical Examples of

Haile gold mine South Carolina USA Haile gold mine in South Carolina USA has been mined since 1827 with a combination of underground and open pit mining with modern open pit mining commencing in 1985 and lasting until 1991 Before reclamation the site consisted of the usual features of historic pits filled with tailings

Tailings Retreatment The Next Revenue Source for the

In 2014 a tailings dam at the Mount Polley copper and gold mine in British Columbia failed as a result of an unstable foundation sending 24 million cubic metres of slurry into the surrounding waterways A year later the Samarco mine s tailings dam failed as a result of seismic activity combined with structural defects and other issues

Tailings Management at NRCan Natural Resources Canada

The objective of tailings management is to confine the mine tailings and provide for their safe long term disposal Tailings are stored in engineered structures called tailings impoundment areas which can be created through the use of dams berms and natural features of the mine

Mining Reclamation Challenges and Innovations MERN

Nov 21 2019 · To date mine site restoration studies have considered relatively fresh tailings Few such studies have examined oxidized tailings We studied the oxidized tailings of two abandoned mine sites the Principale Mine Chibougamau Québec and the Long Lake Gold Mine Sudbury Ontario Column tests were carried out in the laboratory

Case Summary Settlement Clears Way for Purchase US EPA

Case Summary Settlement Clears Way for Purchase and Cleanup of Mine Tailing Site in Colorado The Camp Mine is a famous gold mine located near Ouray Colorado CBCI undertook reclamation of the tailings cell located on the north side of Sneffels and Canyon Creeks placing cover materials on the top and slopes of the tailings piles

Donlin Gold Reclamation and Closure Plan

Reclamation will be ongoing through construction and operation as certain phases of the project are completed Long after the mine is closed environmental monitoring of the area will continue Once the mine is closed Donlin Gold is proposing to allow the open pit to fill with water and become a lake over a period of many years

Projects Archive Contour Mining and Construction LLC

Haile Gold Mine Finish Grading Utilities Gainesville Mine Reclamation Site Prep Sims Mine Reclamation Site Prep Augusta Quarry Expansion Site Prep Home Branch Stream Relocation Site Prep Utilities Haile Gold Mine Heavy Civil Site Prep Utilities Tailings Pond Expansion Heavy Civil GET YOUR PROJECT STARTED Phone

Marine and Riverine Discharges of Mine Tailings

Marine and Riverine Discharges of Mine Tailings 2012 39 V Environmental Impacts of Marine and Riverine Mine Tailings Disposal Mine tailings are unique compared to other industrial wastes The quantities are enormous The potential for environmental damage from their disposal is huge Mine tailings are not treated to remove

Distinguishing reclamation revegetation and

For the reclamation of sulfidic mine tailings although non direct revegetation is a technology commonly applied nowadays which has been being gained continuous success in many cases it can inevitably be expensive because of the significant requirement for earth crust materials

Fort Knox Mine – Div of Mining Land and Water

The project is operated by Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc FGMI a wholly owned subsidiary of Kinross Gold Corporation The major Fort Knox Mine facilities include the Fort Knox open pit mine mill administrative facilities tailings storage facility water storage reservoir and

Remediating mine tailings and recovering gold Mining

May 25 2013 · Remediating mine tailings and recovering gold This is a major step forward for BacTech as we position ourselves as a leader in the field of tailings reclamation It is a highly visible project whose success could lead to bioleaching playing a prominent role in future reclamations in North and South America

From Tailings to Treasure Miners Make Money Reprocessing

DRD Gold extracted 33 600 ounces of gold worth nearly US 40 million in the last quarter of 2013 Mintails a mine tailings processor has developed new technology to process 350 000 tons of slimes from its extensive tailings resources It expects to recover 58 kg of gold per month and has enough slimes to last until 2025

Summary of Mine Reclamation Projects in the Upper Animas

Summary of Mine Reclamation Projects in the Upper Animas River Basin Updated 11 2 2015 1 Project Sponsor 2 Project into Mayflower Tailings Pond 4 Gold King Mines Corp Mogul Mine Bulkhead Mogul Mine Upper Cement Crk Stop discharge of AMD from Mogul Mine Summer 2003


This Donlin Gold Tailings Management Plan TMP has been developed for the proposed Reclamation and Closure Plan Volume IV SRK 2016b provides further details specific to the reclamation and closure of the Tailings proposed Donlin Gold site mine and includes thTMPis Waste Rock Management Plan

Goldcorp tackles tailings clean up in Timmins Sudbury

The company s most recent success story was the Coniaurum mine tailings reclamation project completed in 2008 and winner of a Timmins Chamber of Commerce Nova Business Excellence Award This former underground gold mine produced one million ounces of gold

Engineering properties of gold tailings International

A comprehensive laboratory testing program has been conducted to establish the engineering properties of gold tailings from Kidston Gold Mines in North Queensland Australia The engineering properties of the tailings have been categorised into textural hydraulic and mechanical properties

Mine Waste Transfer and Disposal Methods Mine Tailings

Mine Tailings Tailings are finely ground rocks and other mineral waste as a result of mineral processing Due to the way minerals are processed tailings can contain concentrations of processing chemicals This can make mine tailings an environmental

Tailings Wikipedia

Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an ore Tailings are distinct from overburden which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed