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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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Workshop On Tailings And Water Management Perth

Workshop on Tailings and Water Management in Perth

The Perth office hosted a workshop titled "Tailings and water management, innovative solutions to a global issue" at the Iron Ore 2017 conference in Perth. Various consultants and suppliers shared their knowledge and experience. It was extremely interesting as everyone....

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20th International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings

Dr. Behnam Pirouz, Manager of our Slurry Transport Services, from our Melbourne office attended and presented a technical paper at the 20th International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings. The seminar was held in Beijing- China from 16 to 18 June, 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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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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