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tailings

Residual gamma-radiation-rich, sandy waste remaining after extraction of uranium from mined ore.
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The study aims to analyze the firm s methods to recycle heated extraction water, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from tailings ponds and reduce the volume of tailings produced.
Going forward there will be a comprehensive examination of this incident and there will be questions about the engineering and design of the tailings storage facility.
Regional office of the State Inspectorate for Environmental and Technical Safety have examined uranium tailings in the town of Mailuu-Suu (Jalal-Abad region).
The volume of tailings has increased exponentially with the dramatic expansion of the oil sands activity in Alberta.
That acid leaches other metals out of the tailings carrying, it into nearby water sources.
The council estimates in its online report Acid Mine Drainage: Mining & Water Pollution Issues in BC that in Canada as of 1998 mining operations had yielded 351 million metric tons of waste rock, 510 million metric tons of sulfide-containing tailings (ground-up mined rock), and more than 55 million metric tons of other potential mining sources of AMD such as displaced surface matter.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), reversing its key policy decision of two years earlier supporting marine tailings disposal in Smeaton Bay, announced it was proposing to deny the vital water-quality permit needed for the mine to dispose of its mountains of ore tailings underwater near Wilson Arm off Behm Canal.
based junior mineral exploration company would like to announce to Shareholders that a NI 43-101 compliant geological report of the COD Tailings Project has been completed and a high level summary of the findings are presented in this press release.
Civil engineering professors from the University of Alberta developed a technique that uses solar energy to hasten tailings pond reclamation projects.
OTC-BB: ESGI) is pleased to announce that it has begun a test recovery program in Guyana to determine the technical and economic feasibility of recovering gold, platinum, palladium and silver from tailings.
Typical projects will include design/build solutions for dams, tailings basin, waste piles, open pits, demolition, revegetation and other mining related infrastructures.
Current Efforts Result In Processing 500 Tons Per Day Of Tailings