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Commentary: Impact investment to play critical and growing

Aug 20, 2020 Workers on a floating solar panel installation on a tailings pond at Anglo American’s 50.1%-owned Los Bronces copper mine in Chile. Credit: Anglo American. By: Andrew Cheatle, Special to The Northern Miner August 20, 2020 Volume 106 Number 18 Aug 31 Sept 13, 2020get price

How technology can help miners comply with new global

Sep 07, 2020 MINING: Do you see mining companies leaning towards a specific trend/solution when it comes to tailings management? Robin Bolton: Over the past year, mines have been focused on integrating new types of data collection and making it quickly available to operators. The new types of data include satellite imagery, data gathered through IoT andget price

Responsible mining? Minnesota has a long way to go. MinnPost

Aug 21, 2020 The PolyMet/Glencore project would fail all of these basic responsible mine tailings management guidelines: below — or consider writing a letter or a longer-form Community Voices commentary.get price

'You have to listen': Deloitte panel discusses how miners

Stoch began by discussing how recent events such as the Paris Climate Agreement and Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) Brumadinho tailings disaster in Brazil have made some mining companies become more actively engaged in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and whether this has changed the way people view the mining industry.get price

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.get price

Proposed U.P. mine faces mounting troubles ⋆ Michigan Advance

Aug 24, 2020 A controversial proposed open pit metallic sulfide mine on the Michigan-Wisconsin border has suffered major financial and permitting setbacks due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and increasing public concerns over the safety of tailings dams to store mine waste. The proposed Back Forty Mine would be located next to the Menominee River, which flows into get price

Lessons learned from the Mount Polley disaster

Aug 10, 2020 When a tailings pond dam at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine collapsed in 2014, it was one of the worst mining disasters in recent memory in Canada.get price

Proposed mine faces mounting troubles Wisconsin Examiner

Aug 03, 2020 An international group of 142 scientists, community groups and environmental organizations from 24 countries has just published a set of 16 guidelines for the safer storage of mine waste in tailings dams. Among the top recommendations is that tailings facilities must be built and managed only with community consent, respecting the human rightsget price

New tailings management standard sets the bar for mine

Aug 06, 2020 The Global Tailings Review process was prompted in response to the catastrophic failure of a tailings storage facility at Vale’s Corrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Brazil, on 25 January 2019, where 259 people have been confirmed dead, and 11 remain missing.get price

New tailings management standard sets the bar for mine

Aug 06, 2020 The Global Tailings Review process was prompted in response to the catastrophic failure of a tailings storage facility at Vale’s Corrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Brazil, on 25 January 2019, where 259 people have been confirmed dead, and 11 remain missing.get price

Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management puts

Human rights, development and environmental organisation London Mining Network (LMN) in a commentary piece on the global tailings standard, meanwhile, says tailings get price

Abandoned mines' threat to drinking water remains unknown

Aug 29, 2020 An old structure and piles of tailings, the waste product left over from mining operations, are seen at the former Yankee Mine in Mary Ellen Gulch, Utah, a basin near the top of American Forkget price

IIoT solution to mitigate mine tailings storage facilities

Aug 26, 2020 Read more: New tailings management standard sets the bar for mine tailings safety Available globally, the solution drives safety and mitigates risk across the entire tailings storage facility (TSF) lifecycle, providing mine operators with unmatched access to real-time information and analytics for continuous and complete surveillance across TSFget price

Global Tailings Review: Draft Global Tailings Standard

1 Introduction 1st Paragraph The Global Tailings Standard (the ‘Standard’) aims to achieve the safe and secure management of mine tailings facilities globally. The Standard compels Operators1 to use specified measures to prevent the catastrophic failure of tailings facilities and to implementget price

Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management

Yamana Gold has welcomed the new Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management as an important step towards enhancing industry best practice in tailings dam management and setting the tone for more holistic, globally relevant reporting, SVP for health, safety and sustainable development Ross Gallinger has told Mining Magazine.get price

'A structured process': SRK panel discusses strengths and

Sep 07, 2020 Latest. September 7, 2020 Miners use on-site testing to keep operations coronavirus-free; September 7, 2020 Editorial: Global Mining Symposium underscores importance of ESG; September 7, 2020 How technology can help miners comply with new global tailings standard guidelines; September 7, 2020 ‘A structured process’: SRK panel discusses strengths and get price

Itronics Inc. (ITRO) Rock Kleen Death, Taxes and Mine

Itronics Inc. (ITRO) Rock Kleen Death, Taxes and Mine Tailings Rock Kleen is part of Itronics Cleantech Materials Portfolio, which is primed to fuel its 10-year business plan to grow annual sales from $2 million in 2019, to $113 million in 2025.get price

Twin Metals and PolyMet: Why is one mine objectionable and

Jul 16, 2020 People need to know that whether or not the tailings dam fails, the PolyMet mine and tailings basin would discharge pollutants that impair wild rice and increase mercury contamination of fish.get price

BUILDING ORGANISATIONAL CAPACITY

to the tailings facility, rather than addressing roles and functions. Chile (score 3) and Kazakhstan (score 4) are the only two countries where legislative requirements are included in mine tailings legislation. In Chile, the legislation is aligned with Principle 8 as it requires operators to develop internal regulations toget price

Mining industry releases first standard to improve safety

Aug 06, 2020 Released Aug. 5, the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management is a first-of-its-kind industry initiative to establish a benchmark for the safe disposal of mine waste, called tailings. Metalget price

Tailings management: What has changed since Brumadinho?

Apr 08, 2020 The latest research by the Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF), published in the RMI Report 2020, reveals that while an investor-led initiative has resulted in improved transparency about companies’ tailings storage facilities (TSF), the vast majority of companies are still unable to demonstrate that they are reviewing how effectively theyget price

O3 Mining Delivers Positive PEA for Marban Project

Sep 08, 2020 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. TORONTO, Sep 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- O3 MINING PEA WEBINAR TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 @9:00 AMget price

Yamana Gold adopts new tailings safety standards to

Aug 16, 2020 “Tailings is a by-product of the operation of mining. Basically, what we take is ore, crush it into sand-sized particles, extract precious metals, in our case gold and silver, and what remains is called tailings,” said Ross Gallinger senior vice president of health, safety and sustainable development at Yamana Gold.get price

Tackling tailings: extracting value Mining Review Africa

Apr 29, 2020 This article first appeared in Mining Review Africa Issue 4, 2020 Read the full digimag here or subscribe to receive a print copy here. Tailings from mining operations are usually stored in large tailings dams as a slurry that contains the waste materials from the beneficiation process.get price

Abandoned mines' threat to drinking water remains unknown

Aug 29, 2020 An old structure and piles of tailings, the waste product left over from mining operations, are seen at the former Yankee Mine in Mary Ellen Gulch, Utah, a basin near the top of American Forkget price

Yamana Gold welcomes spotlight on tailings management

Yamana Gold has welcomed the new Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management as an important step towards enhancing industry best practice in tailings dam management and setting the tone for more holistic, globally relevant reporting, SVP for health, safety and sustainable development Ross Gallinger has told Mining Magazine.get price

Tailings dams: we need to start 'failing forwards

The mining industry’s ability to deal with tailings safely is once again being questioned. Carly Leonida speaks to four internationally recognised tailings experts about what could and should be done to achieve better design, management and closure practices for these facilitiesget price

The Luming Mine tailings accident in China The Landslide

Mar 31, 2020 The Luming Mine tailings accident in China. Unfortunately another significant tailings accident occurred on 28 March 2020, this time at the Luming Mine in Heilongjiang Province in NE China (location: 47.361, 128.559).. The release was reported on Xinhua News which is in itself interesting because there is a perception that previous tailings accidents might have been covered up.get price

Tailings disaster highlights risk management role of CSR

Jan 01, 2016 CSR & Mining; Opinion/Commentary; Tailings; There is a clear convergence of Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) expectations and legal risk for Canadian miners operating abroad. A recent example of this can be found in the recent tailings dam breach at an iron-ore mine run by Samarco Mineração, in the Brazilian state of Minas Geraisget price

Marsh’s Mining Market Update 2019

The latest Mining Market Update features market commentary from the key mining hubs of Australia, Canada, Latin America, South Africa, and the US, and in-depth analysis and commentary on current global insurance market conditions for mining risks. although no immediate restriction in PDBI capacity available for tailings dams has been seen.get price

Forty years ago this week: The day they stopped dumping

His words are similar to a 2015 commentary by the PolyMet CEO: “PolyMet is committed to developing Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine the right way. A way that is safe and protective of theget price

Redstone nabs Kalgoorlie tailings project MiningNews.net

WITH global gold futures briefly hitting an all-time high of US$1970 an ounce overnight, there’s no indication interest in the yellow metal is fading any time soon, so Redstone Resources is making hay while the sun shines by optioning a potential low-risk, low-cost tailings recovery project in the heart of Western Australia’s Easternget price

MGB denies bid to shut down Runruno Gold Project in Nueva

Valeña said that “the mine tailings and other toxic materials of the Runruno Gold Project may be spilling into the Magat River and other connecting waterways”. He also demanded the issuance of cease-and-desist order against FCF Minerals Corp., a wholly-owned British company.get price

Tailings Management AusIMM

In 2019 he led the development of a new mining engineering curriculum for the Western Australia School of Mines (Curtin University). In 2020 he was engaged by the Global Tailings Review to edit a compendium of research papers and commentaries to accompany the release of the Global Tailings get price

Dry Tailings Solutions: Technology Matters Mining Beacon

Aug 12, 2019 Register to Mining Beacon. Mining Beacon is a digital community that brings together miners, investors, and service providers from all around the world. Register now to access leading insights and commentary from IMARC and Mines and Money speakers, sponsors, and partners.get price

EPA creates new Colorado office for hardrock mine cleanup

Sep 03, 2020 In an opinion column on the new office, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler cited the idea of re-mining tailings piles and reopening abandoned mines even as cleanup is ongoing.get price

Capping and Rehabilitation of Coal Tailings Storages ATC

Mar 26, 2020 The mining industry has long acknowledged the closure, capping and rehabilitation of coal tailings deposits as being problematic. Characteristics of Coal Tailings and Soft Tailings Deposits Tailings produced from coal handling and preparation plants (CHPP) in Australia typically have a low soil particle density and a high percentage of clay andget price