Tailings Storage Facility

Author(s): 
Dave Hoekstra
Category: 
Water Management
 
Author(s): 
Chris Kennedy, Stephen Day, C.D. Anglin
Category: 
Mine Waste

To support remedial decisions for the Tailings Storage Facility breach at the Mount Polley Mine (MPM), a geochemical characterization program assessing the metal leaching and acid rock drainage potential of the tailings and other materials released into Polley Lake, Hazeltine Creek, and Quesnel Read more... about Geochemistry of Tailings from the Mount Polley Mine, British Columbia

Author(s): 
Trevor Podaima, Maritz Rykaart
Category: 
Geotechnical

To accommodate an increased mine life, Seabee Mine required an expansion to their tailings storage capacity. This meant an increase in containment for their existing East Lake and Triangle Lake tailings management facilities (TMFs). Due to regulatory, operational, and space limitations, Read more... about Tailings Facility Expansion and Operation Plan "Overcoming Weak Foundation Challenges"

Author(s): 
Dave Luppnow
Category: 
Mine Waste
 
Uranium tailings are differentiated from other types of tailings due to the radioactive nature of the material. Radioactive tailings facilities pose long term hazards relating to both exposure and dam failure, with the principal concern being the potential harm to both
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