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Tailings Dams

Author(s): 
Linda Spies
Category: 
Mine Waste

Under current environmental legislation in South Africa, tailings are viewed as potentially hazardous waste which needs to be disposed of in compliance with the minimum requirements for that type of waste. The platinum tailings in this case study classified as a hazardous Read more... about Design of an HDPE-lined platinum tailings facility in South Africa

Author(s): 
Mauro Sottile, Alejandro Kerguelen & Alejo Sfriso
Category: 
Geotechnical

After recent failures related to tailings storage facilities, the assessment of static liquefaction has become a major subject of interest in the mining industry. The standard procedures to evaluate global stability under liquefied conditions combines limit equilibrium with trigger analyses, Read more... about A comparison of procedures for determining the state parameter of silt-like tailings

Author(s): 
Clara Balasko
Category: 
Geotechnical, Civil Engineering
 
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