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tailings

Residual gamma-radiation-rich, sandy waste remaining after extraction of uranium from mined ore.
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A total estimate of tailings available for re-processing is 46,777.
A large mine with 150,000 mt/d of tailings would require seven to 10 Colossal filters depending on filtration characteristics.
The formerly-used pipeline tailings pipeline has been in use since 1997 and is made up of glass-lined pipes, which is one of the best technologies available in the 1990s.
Fay Apil, MGB Cordillera director, said the concerns raised by Famorca were considered in the environmental impact assessment conducted before the government's issuance of an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for the construction of Tailings Pond No.
The tailings were saturated, but were not underwater.
While difficult to exactly estimate the value of tailings left behind at the company's mining properties as well as at the company's newly acquired refining and processing Spanish Plant, initial results indicate that the tailings contain a minimum of 1.
exceeded its annual goal of shipping 450,000 tons of mill tailings by relocating 466,600 tons.
An expansion feasibility study is planned for 2018 to assess the potential for high-grade in-situ resources at the Century site to be mined and blended with the tailings to extend mine life and increase production levels.
Phoenix currently recovers PGM's from chrome tailings dumps and dams through Mineral Rights Agreements pertaining to the Kroondal and Elandskraal tailings dumps, and Buffelsfontein Tailings Dams and potential future current arisings at the Lesedi Mine, recently acquired by Samancor Chrome.
The Athabasca river region and the Aurora Settling Basin tailings pond are on an important route for migratory birds during breeding season.
Over the last three to four years, Peter Beckett and Graeme Spiers, both associate professors at Laurentian University in Sudbury, have headed up the project, which examines the science behind using waste pulp and paper material, over top of mine tailings fields, to produce crops that could eventually be harvested and manufactured into biomass pellets.
8Mt of sulphide copper tailings material on surface by way of a deed of assignment with MTI, representing two tailings dams