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Development and Risk Management Considerations for the Talabre CTD Tailings Storage Facility

Carlos Pavissich, our Chile Office Manager presented the following paper at the Tailings 2017 confer…

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Tailings and water management, innovative solutions to a global issue

In line with our workshop “Tailings and water management, innovative solutions to a global issue”, a…

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Forensic Investigation of a Slurry Wall Failure: A Case Study

Dr Behrooz Ghahreman-Nejad authored and presented a paper on “Forensic Investigation of a Slurry Wal…

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March 2017

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Overview of Tailings Management Practice in Chile

For several reasons tailings management has become a critical aspect of mine planning and operation in Chile as well as in other neighbouring countries such as Peru. However the combination of specific characteristics and conditions are forming a critical challenge for the future of mining development in Chile...

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Hernan Vera, Senior Engineering Geologist

Hernan Vera is a Senior Geological Engineer who joined the ATC Williams team in 2014. Over the last 17 years, throughout Peru and Latin America, Hernan has gained invaluable experience undertaking geotechnical and hydrogeological investigations in a challenging range of geological settings, such as active fault networks and karst formations...

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Tailings Dry Stacking: Diemme Filtration Open House, Italy

Filtering and “dry” stacking is a tailings management strategy that is more and more frequently considered by ATC Williams on behalf of our mining clients. Factors that make a filtered tailings strategy a more attractive alternative when compared to other approaches may include: steep terrain, reduced storage facility footprint; conservation of water and/or reagents; improved physical and chemical stability (candidate for Best Available Technology); community perception; and regulatory requirements. Fundamental to project economics and system reliability are the operating range of tailings properties and the efficiency and adaptability of the filtration systems themselves...

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