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Containment and revegetation of mine tailings

Gregory John Hancin

Containment and revegetation of mine tailings

by Gregory John Hancin

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Published by Laurentian University, Department of Geography in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


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Pagination68 l.
Number of Pages68
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Major construction was completed and revegetation of the piles began during the spring of Runoff sampling conducted during after capping of waste rock and tailings piles has documented major improvements in runoff water quality. In spring , revegetation of the BHP Copper Old Dominion Mine waste rock and tailings was completed. SOIL RECLAMATION OF ABANDONED MINE LAND BY REVEGETATION: A REVIEW V. Sheoran1, A. S. Sheoran2§, P. Poonia3 1, 3 Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Jai Narain Vyas University,Jodhpur, India 2 Department of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Jai Narain Vyas University,Jodhpur, India ABSTRACT Mining of mineral resources results in extensive .

Dredged Material and Mine Tailings are two of the same thing once they are deposited on land: they must be safe-guarded, wash-out must be prevented, and they must be protected by a plantcover. This comprehensive treatise covers both important aspects of their management: In Chemistry and Biology of Solid Waste the principles and assessment are scientifically studied and discussed, while. A tailings dam is typically an earth-fill embankment dam used to store byproducts of mining operations after separating the ore from the gangue. Tailings can be liquid, solid, or a slurry of fine particles, and are usually highly toxic and potentially tailings are often used as part of the structure itself. Tailings dams rank among the largest engineered structures on earth.

the containment cells are used for recovery of the process liquor revegetation of the mine tailings and CPF residue. The studies demonstrate that conventional tailings in the East TMA provide a suitable growth medium for natural revegetation. Additional studies are being undertaken.   The effects of biosolid amendment on revegetation of two copper mine tailing sites at a commercial copper mine were monitored. The two sites were amended with Class A biosolids in December (Site 1) and December (Site 2).Cited by: 5.


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Containment and revegetation of mine tailings by Gregory John Hancin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tailings and Mine Waste Management Tailings Facilities Tetra Tech’s tailings management expertise includes thickened, paste, dewatered, and cycloned tailings operations as well as co-disposal technologies.

We have completed projects throughout the world in high-altitude, alpine, arctic, tropical, and desert climates on terrain.

However, direct revegetation has been achieved successfully in several mine sites, especially on some sulfidic mine tailings from metallic mines where exists low to high levels of acid generation, and even the ecological restoration of degraded mine tailings can be achieved in practice (Wong, ; Li, ).Author: Lina Xie, Dirk van Zyl.

Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an gs are distinct from overburden, which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed.

The extraction of minerals from ore can be done two ways: placer mining, which uses water. Tailings Storage Facility Containment Revegetation Rows for TSF Cap and Walls The proposed final land use for the TSF and surrounding area is open grassland/shrub land.

The area of the TSF and a 10m wide buffer on all sides is protected in perpetuity from development that may affect the integrity of.

REVEGETATION In an experimental programme of revegetation plots was established on the tailings area. The successful stabilization of mine tailings with vegetation was the first step in developing new ecosystems.

These systems were designed and developed to complement, as far as possible, the stage of development of the. Dredged Material and Mine Tailings are two of the same thing once they are deposited on land: they must be safe-guarded, wash-out must be prevented, and they must be protected by a plantcover.

This comprehensive two-volume treatise covers both important aspects of their management: Environmental Management of Solid Waste turns to the practical applications, such as prediction, restoration and. Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands presents the program of the first International Conference on the Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands.

This collection reviews the extent of resource debasement and offers solutions for their restoration. The part first section deals with mine management and rehabilitation.

Topics include the devastating results of open-cut mining, open Reviews: 1. Abandoned mine tailings from a wide variety of industries are found around the world. The chemical composition of tailings depends on the minerals mined and the extraction technique.

in place and consolidate other reactive materials in a secure engineered containment system on top of the Upper Tailings. To protect the containment system and compensate for lost habitat, erosion control barriers, fish habitat structures, and revegetation was planned along Author: M.

Tinholt, G. Sinnett, Christopher Mark Bullock, Daniel Schneider, Gregg G. Stewart. Overview of best practice environmental management in mining.

Community consultation and involvement. Contaminated sites. Environmental monitoring and performance. Environmental risk management.

Hazardous materials management, storage and disposal. Landform design for rehabilitation. Managing sulphidic mine wastes and acid drainage. CASE STUDY: Direct Revegetation of Tailings Storage Facility at Kidston Gold Mine, QLD 49 FUTURE DIRECTIONS 51 Improved tailings disposal 51 CASE STUDY: Central Thickened Discharge at Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, WA 55 CASE STUDY: In-Pit Tailings Storage at Granites Gold Mine, NT 61 Improved final tailings landform Zhongke Bai, Ronglei Yang, in Bio-Geotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation, Overview of the Revegetation Technology.

The revegetation technology aims to arrange plant and manage vegetation in critical conditions such as vegetation destruction, dumps with high and steep slopes, a mixture of soil and rocks, and poor site. DIY Brick Rocket Stove - Cooking Without Power - Duration: Live Simple, Live Free - Tinyhouse Prepper Recommended for you.

Peters, T.H. Rehabilitation of mine tailings: a case of complete reconstruction and revegetation of industrially stressed lands in the Sudbury area, Ontario, Canada, pp. – In P.J. Sheehan et al. (eds.). Effects of Pollutants at the Ecosystem Level.

Wiley, New York. Google ScholarCited by: Between and$ million in silver, gold, copper, and zinc were extracted from the mine, and 8 million tons of mill tailings were deposited on 90 acres of National Forest land. Direction de la restauration des sites miniers • Mt of mine tailings have resulted in high acid mine drainage (AMD) • 50 % in sulphurous minerals, significant concentrations of arsenic, cadmium, copper, molybdenum, zinc et sulphur • Deposited without any containment precautions acovering a 76 hectare area • Areas affected by AMD •Arnoux River and its tributariesFile Size: 2MB.

In 17 libraries. 17 v.: ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. + 1 videocassette VHS (10 min.) sd., col. 1/2 in. Environmental policy -- Australia. Industrial efficiency -- Australia. Mines and mineral resources -- Environmental aspects -- Australia.

Cyanide process -- Safety measures. Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects -- Australia. Environmental protection -- Australia -- Citizen participation. Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation presents both fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine sites.

Through three major themes, it examines characterization of mine site spoils; remediation of chemical, physical and biological constraints of mine s.

Remediating mine tailings requires isolating heavy metals and other contaminants from the environment. Hence, they are often capped with impermeable covers constructed of expensive engineered materials to contain the contaminants on site. However, engineered, supposedly impermeable, covers fail in arid climates because they degrade overtime due to expansion and.

Mine tailings disposal sites from either inactive or abandoned mine sites are prevalent in arid and semiarid regions throughout the world.

Major areas include northern Mexico and the Western United States, the Pacific coast of South America (Chile and Peru), southwestern Spain, western India, South Africa, and Australia (Munshower ; Tordoff et al. ).Cited by:. CPF Containment Cell No. 1 CPF Containment Cell No. 2 WEST (ACTIVE) TAILINGS MANAGEMENT AREA West Dam Dam No.

4 Cell 2 Recharge Pond BERNIC LAKE MAIN DAM TANCO Mine Road (MD-1) revegetation of the mine tailings and Cesium Products Facility residue.

The studies demonstrate that conventional tailings in the East TMA provide a. Elghali et al - Investigation of the role of hardpans on the geochemical behavior of Joutel mine View Download k: v.

2:AM: Vivian Giang: Ċ: Ferguson - Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) to the Rock Drain and North Fork of Rose Creek, Faro Mine View Download k: v. 2:AM: Vivian.Forty species, belonging to 27 genera from 9 families, mostly graminaceous and composite, were found colonizing a 10‐year‐old copper tailings pond after human‐assisted revegetation.

On a 10‐year‐old coal mine spoil, 97 wild species from 67 genera and 21 families, mostly composite and grasses, successfully invaded the reclaimed by: