Mine Closure

Author(s): 
Brian Luinstra, John Chapman, Alison Hendry, Alex Watson, Russel Staines, Justin Rowntree, Donna Noonan
Category: 
Mining
Author(s): 
John Chapman, Claire Linklater, Daryl Hockley, Justin Rowntree, Donna Noonan
Category: 
Mining
 
Author(s): 
Christopher Stevens, Maritz Rykaart, Tia Shapka-Fels
Category: 
Mine Waste
 
Author(s): 
John Cooper
Category: 
Mining, Civil Engineering, Other
 
Author(s): 
Clara Balasko
Category: 
Geotechnical, Civil Engineering
 
Author(s): 
A Watson, C Linklater, J Chapman and R Marton
Category: 
Geochemistry

Closure options under consideration at some iron ore mine sites in Western Australia include backfilling with mineralised and/or non-mineralised waste rock. Post-closure, following groundwater rebound, flow-through conditions may develop in the backfill located within the saturated zone below Read more... about Weathered Sulfidic Waste – Laboratory-Scale Tests for Assessing Water Quality in Backfilled Pits

Author(s): 
Nicholas Thompson and Pepe Moreno
Category: 
Mine Waste

The strategic implementation of a thickened tailings system for an existing conventional TSF can be beneficial in terms of significantly reducing the required post-operational earthworks and the time to achieve final closure.

One of the most challenging aspects of the successful closure Read more... about Thickened Tailings Deposition for Closure

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