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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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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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NEWS - 8Jul16 Mine Closure Solutions

Mine Closure Solutions

Closing a mine is a fundamental part of the mining life cycle. Due to commodity price adjustments over recent years, we are receiving an increased number of requests to assist mining companies with temporary, partial and final mine closure work.

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NEWS - 31May16 Filtered Tailings Development In The Middle East

Filtered Tailings Development in the Middle East

We’re delighted to announce the agreement between ATC Williams and the Iranian Babak Copper Company (IBCCo) that was recently signed. IBCCo is the subsidiary of the private Middle East Mineral Industries and Mines Development Holding Company(MIDHCO).

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NEWS - 22Apr16 Searching For A Global Leader In Tailings And Mine Waste Consulting With A Team Based In Peru

Searching for a Global Leader in Tailings and Mine Waste Consulting with a Team Based in Peru?

Sustainable water management is critical in modern mining operations in Peru and South America. The exceptional natural and cultural diversity of the Andean region, that ensures the challenges and approaches to managing water on one mine can be extremely different to another, is mirrored by the diversity of experience of the water and tailings management consultants at ATC Williams.

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