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Thickened Tailings in the Philippines


For the last two years, ATC Williams has been working on the development of an innovative residue storage facility (RSF) at the Batangas Gold Project in the Philippines for Red Mountain Mining. The project has an operational mine life of 10 years. The site presents significant challenges as it has high tropical rainfall and is located in an active seismic zone.

The development of this design has been coordinated from our Perth and Brisbane offices with a significant input from our specialised Melbourne based tailings laboratory facility. The work included development of a site wide water balance model, water containment structures, and RSF design (involving thickened slurry).

For further information please contact:

Charles Vuillier on 0435087562 or via email at