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Mine tailings: How to effectively manage the risk

Aug 19, 2020· An open pit mine in sub-Saharan Africa is operating in a jurisdiction where relations are tense, there is artisanal mining and water is always an issue. The tailings dam seems sound for the moment but may become an issue in the years to come. Communities live downstream from both the pit and tailings dam, and allegations of pollution are routine.

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Petra Diamonds Tailings Management

Tailings residue deposit management. Below is information on Petra’s tailings management programme. In South Africa risk-based mandatory Codes of Practices (“COP”) 1 are available for all residue deposits at our mines as required by, and according to set guidelines from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate.

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Tailings, Tailings Risk Management, Tailings Storage

In managing internal and external risks posed by the Tailings Storage Facilities (TSFs) contracted to Fraser Alexander (which include deposition and re-mining operations as well as dormant TSFs), we are in the process of further developing and embedding a world-class tailings management and risk monitoring digital system called TORAS (Technical and Operational Risk Assessment System).

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine Tailings management

Our mine is certified in terms of the International Cyanide Management Code, which prescribes how to transport, store, treat, use and dispose of the cyanide used in processing.South Deep is recertified as compliant every three years, and also maintains compliance according to the ISO 14001 (2015) environmental management standard: View the document here.

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Tailings South32

Management of tailings and water retaining dams is an integral part of our mining and processing activities. We recognise the potential risks that Tailings Storage Facilities (TSFs) could present to our people, our communities, the environment and our business and are committed to the safe and responsible management of our TSFs.

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Tailings Dams South Africa Itasca Africa (Pty) Ltd.

South Africa Itasca Regions. development of numerical models that simulate the continuous construction nature of mine tailings dams, You can choose at any time to adapt the management of cookies according to your preferences, disable them or express a different choice via the means described below. If you refuse the use of cookies, you

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Tailings Deposition INTASOL

Tailings deposition is an ongoing dynamic process requiring unique operational expertise to strategise and mobilise the required works whilst being able to identify changes, problems and improvements through operational wisdom in order to provide resolution and deliver effective execution.

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Tailingsfo Tailings Storage Guidelines and Standards

Tailings management in South Africa is regulated by law in the Guideline for the Compilation of a Mandatory Code of Practice on Mine Residue Deposits issued by the DME in 2000. This guideline makes implementation of a code of practice mandatory for each tailings facility with compulsory adherence to the SANS 10286, Code of Practice for Mine

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Converting Tailings Dumps into Deloitte South Africa

Similarly, tailings dumps arising from the processing of chrome ore in the Lower Group reefs of the BC are also being retreated to recover PGEs. Several commercially profitable enterprises have also been set up with the sole intention of retreating tailings dumps arising from South Africa’s Witwatersrand gold processing operations.

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Mine tailings: How to effectively manage the risk

Aug 19, 2020· An open pit mine in sub-Saharan Africa is operating in a jurisdiction where relations are tense, there is artisanal mining and water is always an issue. The tailings dam seems sound for the moment but may become an issue in the years to come. Communities live downstream from both the pit and tailings dam, and allegations of pollution are routine.

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Petra Diamonds Tailings Management

Tailings residue deposit management. Below is information on Petra’s tailings management programme. In South Africa risk-based mandatory Codes of Practices (“COP”) 1 are available for all residue deposits at our mines as required by, and according to set guidelines from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate.

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Tailings Management Services & Re-Mining Projects

Tailings Management Services & Re-Mining Projects. We partner with you to deliver effective integrated tailings management services. When expertise and flexibility come together in integrated tailings management services, there is a measured tailored approach to meet the needs of each of our partners.

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Tailings dams technology Mining Mirror Online

Feb 15, 2019· Evolution of tailings dams. To look back briefly on the evolution of tailings dam engineering in South Africa, dams were initially very small when mining first started in the 1870s, reflecting the limited scale of the mining itself. Essentially, the tailings disposal practice was uncontrolled, with tailings just pumped into rivers, streams, and

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The Nature and Articulation of Ethical Codes on Tailings

Keywords: mine tailings; ethics; legislations; corporate social responsibility; policy research; South Africa 1. Introduction 1.1. Background and Problem Statement The Republic of South Africa remains one of the top 5 mining countries of the world [1,2]. From when gold mining started more than a century ago, until 2006, South Africa has been

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Mastering dry tailings management in challenging conditions

The tailings dam at Hindustan Zinc Ltd’s (HZL) Zawar location was reaching capacity for conventional wet deposition with no space nearby to expand. The company was looking for a tailings management system that offered significant benefits in terms of environmental sustainability, process water recovery, and footprint of the tailings storage

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Tailings South32

Management of tailings and water retaining dams is an integral part of our mining and processing activities. We recognise the potential risks that Tailings Storage Facilities (TSFs) could present to our people, our communities, the environment and our business and are committed to the safe and responsible management of our TSFs.

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Tailings management liming

Tailings management in today’s perspective is unable to sustain in the future. An effective end of the mine strategy needs a vision that goes beyond environmentally safe practice. At liming, our goal is to transform tailings management by changing legacy and risk prone practices with a

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The Nature and Articulation of Ethical Codes on Tailings

associated with management of South Africa’s tailings dams. These include poverty, unemployment, poor housing and infrastructure, prostitution and a high influx of unaccompanied migrant labour .

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Mining Tailings Storage & Management SRK Consulting

Mine Waste Management; Tailings Storage Facilities; Tailings Storage Facilities. Design, construct, operate and close innovative tailings storage facilities to the highest international standards Principal Engineer, Africa. Ontario, Canada. South America. South America (Spanish)

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Re-Processing Gold Tailings in South Africa

historic gold tailings dams in the Witwatersrand area of South Africa is being investigated. The objective is to recover uranium and residual gold from the tailings, as well as to oxidize the sulphides to eliminate long term environmental liabilities associated with acid mine drainage. The tailings from the re-processing plant will be re-

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International Mining Concern hiring Tailings and Water

Tailings and Water Management Principal International Mining Concern Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa 2 weeks ago Be among the first 25 applicants

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Home Page South Africa Itasca Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Diana Duthe Principal Hydrogeologist, General Manager. Ms. Duthe has more than 25 years of experience in conducting hydrogeologic investigations, including mine dewatering, water supply, contamination and remediation, integrated mine water management, Due Diligence, NI43101, and JORC reporting at all study levels from scoping to design for mining projects throughout Africa.

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South Africa Mining Review Africa

Apr 04, 2019· The Project Manager Operations is a position that exists within the Tailings: Africa and International Division. It is expected from the incumbent in this position to take up challenges related to the sourcing, development, management and maintenance of the Tailings: Africa and International project pipeline and lead the project management

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