Tailings Dam

Author(s): 
Maritz Rykaart, A. Barrero, Arcesio Lizcano
Category: 
Mine Waste

Tailings management at the Hope Bay Project in Nunavut, Canada, includes reliance on an innovative frozen core dam. This dam does not have a tailings beach against it, and has been designed as a water retaining dam with a 30-year design life. The dam foundation is subject to significant long- Read more... about Frozen Core Tailings Dam: Part 2, Long-Term Creep Deformation

Author(s): 
Maritz Rykaart, Peter Luedke, Christopher Stevens
Category: 
Geotechnical
 
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