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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Tailings

Tailings management. The process to extract gold from mined ore produces waste called tailings, or slurry. At South Deep, this slurry is made up of small mineral particles and water that contains traces of the chemicals and reagents used in the gold extraction process. Our mine is certified in terms of the International Cyanide Management

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Petra Diamonds Tailings Management - Petra

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. All COP documents are signed off

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MINE TAILINGS AND THEIR POTENTIAL IMPACTS: A CASE STUDY

4. TAILINGS DAM MANAGEMENT • Tailings dam management is based on principles that integrate mineral exploitation and environmental management and protection. • It focuses on all phases of mineral resource development from pre-exploration planning thro’

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tailing mining facilities in south africa

The principle management guidance document for tailings facilities in South Africa is the Code of Practice for Mine ... Birds Associated with the Tailings Storage Facility and Surrounds ... Tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are a well-known component of the altered landscapes of many parts of South Africa, and indeed most gold mining areas of

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DRDGold: South Africa’s largest tailings project kicks ...

22/11/2018  DRDGold has embarked on the first phase of what will be one of the largest tailings recovery operations in South Africa. According to CEO, Niel Pretorius, the

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Tailings

Tailings management. The process to extract gold from mined ore produces waste called tailings, or slurry. At South Deep, this slurry is made up of small mineral particles and water that contains traces of the chemicals and reagents used in the gold extraction process. Our mine is certified in terms of the International Cyanide Management Code, ...

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Tailings Deposition – INTASOL

The INTASOL Tailings team has the expertise, passion and skills to deliver on various deposition methods including cycloning (single and multi-deposition points), daywall / paddock, hybrid, spigot and spigot spray-bar methods. With experience spanning the globe (South Africa, Africa, South America, Europe and Australia) our team members have the knowledge to ensure the safe distribution of the ...

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Mineralogical characterization of South African

The South African mineral industry annually produce immense tonnages of ultramafic mine tailings. Due to the generally fine nature of the tailings, no further cost would be incurred in grinding the material. The platinum group metal (PGM), nickel and copper companies are examples of industries that produce massive tonnages of which could serve as potential feedstock for the purposes of mineral

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Converting Tailings Dumps into ... - Deloitte South

This is particularly the case for tailings dumps created from the processing of platinum group elements (PGEs) from the UG2 reef in the Bushveld Complex (BC) of South Africa, which are now being retreated to recover chrome. 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

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Global Tailings Standards and Opportunities for the

Tailings storage facilities have been a feature of mining operations around the globe since mining began. They are the depositories of waste or gangue material from mining operations and mineral processing plants, or the storage facilities for pollution control.

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Welcome to Agreenco - Trusted Mine Rehabilitation

Agreenco is successfully operating in selective African countries. Agreenco is successfully extending its services into selective African countries and true to its reputation in South Africa, we can leverage our experience in the African context and apply site specific innovation to the benefit of our customers and the community at large. We customise our service offering according to each country’s specific

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South Africa has most environmentally

The South African mining companies say they are taking action, with Mark Cutifani, chief executive officer of Anglo American which holds big mining firms in South Africa, saying in 2019 that the...

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TAILINGS MANAGEMENT

this collection of case studies of tailings management practices in operations in many parts of the world. The first section provides the teadet with an overview on tailings and the issues that need to be addressed in all stages of the life cycle of railings. This section is followed by 21 case studies illustrating the specific components of

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Tailings Mine Waste Management Solutions Weir

We are focused on the continuous development of technology to utilise and manufacture tailings as products, as well as the design of pipeline transport systems to create sustainable mine waste solutions. Tailings is a critical consideration for the design of slurry transportation systems. Mine operators are continually looking for solutions for the safe transport, storage and disposal of tailings, as well as

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Water Management and the Mining Industry

“The mining industry in South Africa is now embarking upon the learning curve in this type of water management. Mines on the Eastern Limb are typically using or trying to use no more than 1,000 litres of water per tonne of ore mined, and the ideal would be to achieve 200 litres of water per tonne mined.”

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Tailings management - Harmony

According to an independent audit undertaken of Harmony’s tailings management in 2019, all our South African operations satisfy the country’s legal requirements. In most instances, our standards exceed legal requirements. The extent of our surveillance and investigative work was noted to be comparable to international standards. The principles of sustainable development are covered by the ...

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Petra Diamonds Tailings Management - Petra

Tailings residue deposit management In South Africa risk-based mandatory Codes of Practices (“COP”) 1 are available for all residue deposits at our mines as... The Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania does not require a COP by law but, since 2016, in line with best practice Petra... Petra ...

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Tailingsfo Tailings Storage Guidelines and

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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DRDGold: South Africa’s largest tailings project

DRDGold has embarked on the first phase of what will be one of the largest tailings recovery operations in South Africa. According to CEO, Niel Pretorius, the tailings retreatment facility will bring additional cash flow into the business while delivering massive environmental and sustainability benefits to the larger West Rand. This article first appeared in Mining Review Africa

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Tailings Deposition – INTASOL

The INTASOL Tailings team has the expertise, passion and skills to deliver on various deposition methods including cycloning (single and multi-deposition points), daywall / paddock, hybrid, spigot and spigot spray-bar methods. With experience spanning the globe (South Africa, Africa, South

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The Nature and Articulation of Ethical Codes on

SANS 10286 1998: Code of Practice – Mine Residue; South African Bureau of Standards: Pretoria, South Africa, 1998. [Google Scholar] Kilani, J. The Codes of Practice for Mine Residue Deposits. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Risk Management and Contingency Planning in the Management of Mine Tailings, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 5–6 November 1998.

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Mine Tailings Management In South Africa

Mine tailings management in south africa . 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 mi.

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companies involved in tailing in south african

(South African province) Mining disasters in South Africa; Tailings dams; South African-made pump draws international dredging attention A South African -developed gravel ... return water from the tailings disposal at this mine will be ... been involved with several projects.

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Decommissioning Projects - South Africa

South Africa runs out of time in acid mine drainage abatement The issue of mine water treatment and the management thereof has become urgent. South Africa has run out of time to debate and must act, says Water Research Commission (WRC) mine water treatment and management research manager Dr Jo Burgess. The western, central and eastern basins of ...

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Water Management and the Mining Industry

The two biggest areas of water management concerns for mines are the challenges of avoiding discharges of contaminated water, and water scarcity in dry areas. Mines cannot ignore these challenges. In the one case, a lack of water availability could prevent new projects from being implemented. This is possible in South Africa

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tailings Companies and Suppliers in South Africa

Mine Tailings Services. The Tailings complex at Eastplats Mine (Barplats Limited) covers an area of 82,500 m². In order to meet the objective which was complete dust control of the tailings and surrounding areas the team at Soil ...

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Air quality management: a mining perspective

Mine tailings are made up of fine particles. When dry these particles can be a source of serious dust problems. For example, in Gauteng, South Africa, disused tailings storage facilities generate dust on windy days that can impact over a wide area, particularly

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Mining Tailings Storage Management SRK

Mine Waste Management; Tailings Storage Facilities; Tailings Storage Facilities. Design, construct, operate and close innovative tailings storage facilities to the highest international standards To optimize facility design, construction, operation, and ultimately closure, consideration must be paid to the specifics of each site’s location, disposal method, management

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Tailings, waste and mine closure Gold Fields

All operations have tailings management plans in place, including closure and post-closure management plans. After decommissioning, our TSFs are closed and rehabilitated in line with industry good practice. As at end-2019, our 11 operations – including our three JV sites, being the Asanko gold mine (AGM) in Ghana, Gruyere in Australia and Far Southeast (FSE) in the Philippines – contained ...

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TAILINGS MANAGEMENT

Overview of an Environmental Management System: Endako Mine .....1 5 Anglogold's Environmental Management System .....18 The External Audit: An Efficient EMS Tool for Rio Tinto Brazil Ltd ----- ..... 20 Risk . Assessment of Tailings Disposal at . Osborne Mines .....22 . A tuide to the Management of LIIings Facilities . prepared by the M i n i n g Association of Canada .....24 National ...

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Merriespruit, 22 February 1994 - Minerals Council

In South Africa, the Merriespruit disaster led to the development of a mandatory Code of Practice Mine Residue Deposits for all operators of tailings dams. This set new standards, that includes the management of excess water, an increase in the height of perimeter walls, qualification requirements for tailings dam management

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Water Management and the Mining Industry

The two biggest areas of water management concerns for mines are the challenges of avoiding discharges of contaminated water, and water scarcity in dry areas. Mines cannot ignore these challenges. In the one case, a lack of water availability could prevent new projects from being implemented. This is possible in South Africa

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Decommissioning Projects - South Africa

South Africa has run out of time to debate and must act, says Water Research Commission (WRC) mine water treatment and management research manager Dr Jo Burgess. The western, central and eastern basins of the Witwatersrand are currently the main focus of South Africa's acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment needs, Department of Water Affairs (DWA) water-quality management senior

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Challenges of working in mining Anglo American

Tailings management is becoming an ever-bigger challenge for the mining industry. Ore grades are generally declining – as the best known deposits are steadily being depleted – causing us to need more ore to yield the same amount of metals and minerals. This results in increased tailings production which need larger tailings

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Tailingsfo Merriespruit tailings dam failure

Merriespruit Tailings Dam Failure, Virginia, South Africa. Figure 1: Merriespruit tailings engulf the town . Introduction. On the 22nd February 1994 the Merriespruit tailings dam failed by overtopping as a consequence of heavy rains causing a flowslide (static liquefaction) of part of the embankment (Davies 2002). Water mismanagement was to blame that caused 600,000 m3 of tailings (1.2 Million ...

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