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Merriespruit Tailings Dam FloodList

Merriespruit is a suburb of ia in South Africa, and on the 22nd of February 1994 it suffered a terrible flood because of failure to the Merriespuit tailings dam. There had been heavy rainfall that day, and the dam could not hold the extra water. The damage was immense, destroying eighty homes and killing seventeen people.

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Merriespruit Tailings Dam FloodList

Merriespruit is a suburb of ia in South Africa, and on the 22nd of February 1994 it suffered a terrible flood because of failure to the Merriespuit tailings dam. There had been heavy rainfall that day, and the dam could not hold the extra water. The damage was immense, destroying eighty homes and killing seventeen people.

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METHODS TO ASSESS THE IMPACTS OF TAILINGS DAMS ON

regard, the assessment of tailings dams on the groundwater reservoirs will be discussed. In this paper special reference will be made to the procedure of South African groundwater management, mining conditions and assessment strategies. 2. Groundwater in South Africa Up until 1977 groundwater manage ment fell in South Africa under the

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Mega tailings dam in South Africa could get kyboshed

The walls of tailings dams are always built at a 45 degree slope, but the Kareerand Dams slope is 15 degrees. This is to reduce the wind resistance on the wall.

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MINE TAILINGS AND THEIR POTENTIAL IMPACTS A CASE

TAILINGS DAM FAILURE Sometimes overtopping of a tailings dam may occur due to an embankment failure during heavy rains. Mrriespruit Tailings Dam in South Africa in 1992.

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South Africa needs to refresh how it manages by products

Dec 05, 20180183;32;South Africa has more than 200 active tailings dams and many more dormant facilities. The Departments of Mineral Resources , Environmental Affairs and Water and Sanitation all

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South Africa Govt Needs to Refresh How It Manages By

South Africa has more than 200 active tailings dams and many more dormant facilities. The Departments of Mineral Resources , Environmental Affairs and Water and Sanitation all have regulations for

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Tailings ridtheworldoftailingsdams Australia

A installation of a tailings management plant in the coal sector of the North eastern part of South Africa set forth a solution to eliminate the operation of its high risk tailings dam and further investigate the possibility of reclaiming tailings as a product.

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Paragon Tailings We partner with you to deliver

Paragon Tailings Projects specialises in tailings engineering solutions for your tailings operation. Our in house engineering department is able to deliver site specific Hydro mining equipment as well as detailed mining methodology. READ MORE

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About DAMS SANCOLD

Good examples are the many gold and platinum mine tailings dams (slimes dams) that are always visually prominent in South Africa. Because of their size, potential hazard classification and environmental sensitivity, the design of tailings dams is well regulated in South Africa, has become an advanced sector of dam engineering and is always

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From Tailings to Treasure? A New Mother Lode

A New Mother Lode. One example reported in Rapaport Magazine describes the efforts of De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) to extract overlooked diamonds from 360 million tons of old tailings surrounding the Kimberley mines in South Africa. According to the company, thanks to advances in separating, sorting,

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Tailingsfo Merriespruit tailings dam failure

Merriespruit Tailings Dam Failure, ia, South Africa. A satellite recorded the transition stages of the decant pond relocation as more tailings were deposited with the mine water (ICOLD and UNEP 2001). Heavy rains that fell on the day of the failure (30 55 mm in 30 minutes) caused the overtopping

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Tailings dam technology learning from failure (Part 1

South Africa has followed a worldwide trend to provide liners under tailings dams, allowing increased water recovery and reduced risk of polluting groundwater. National legislation and the regulatory requirements from the Department of Water and Sanitation now insist on liners for tailings dams, unless an acceptable risk mitigation plan can be presented to argue why liners would not be required.

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Contaminant leaching from gold mining tailings dams in the

Contaminant leaching from gold mining tailings dams in the Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa A new geochemical modelling approach E.M. Cukrowska, K. Govender, M. ViljoenIon mobility based on column leaching of South African gold tailings dam with chemometric evaluation. Chemosphere, 56 (2004), pp. 39 50.

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The Nature and Articulation of Ethical Codes on Tailings

deposits (MRDs), which is used in South Africa to denote dumps, heaps, piles, llings or tailings dams consisting of mine residue, which usually project above the natural ground surface, but may occupy the space of a pre existing excavation [12].

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Principal Tailings Engineer (Design / Tailings Dams / Mine

Jun 19, 20190183;32;A leading Engineering Consulting company with a large presence across Africa is looking for a Principal Tailings Engineer to join their Engineering and Mine Waste team in Johannesburg. The successful applicant will need to have a proven track record in projects and technical delivery, managing teams and ability to create relationships with existing and new clients

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A review of the risks posed by the failure of tailings dams

(2005) lists 1,448 tailings dams in the United States, and the worldwide total is estimated at over 3,500 (Davies et al, 2000). In addition to tailings dams, it is probable that a very large number of other small operating tailing storage facilities are not monitored including many non

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Mining Weekly Gold tailings retreatment an attractive

Gold tailings retreatment an attractive proposition in current environment. It comprises four anchor resources the Driefontein 3 and 5 dams, the Cooke 4 south tailings dam and the Cooke tailings dam and its operating life is estimated at 18 years, assuming

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Anglos South African units confirm integrity of tailings dams

South Africa headquartered Gold Fields, whose operations are outside the country except for the South Deep mine said that it managed 32 tailings facilities, of which 12 were active and one

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Mine Dumps in South Africa an Ownership Dilemma

Nov 06, 20130183;32;Mine Dumps in South Africa an Ownership Dilemma. The majority of the mine dumps which still dominant the South African mining landscape today are dumps created prior to the promulgation of the MPRDA. From a mining regulatory point of view the Minister does not have any control over those mine dumps.

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Mine Residue Deposits amp; Tailings Management

South African legislation requires that mine residue deposits (MRDs, tailings storage facilities, tailings deposits, or slimes dams) be managed over their entire lifecycle by appropriately qualified persons, often Professional Engineers, so that they do not pose unreasonable risk to the public and the environment.

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South Africa needs to refresh how it manages by products

South Africa has more than 200 active tailings dams and many more dormant facilities.

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Re Processing Gold Tailings in South Africa sgs

A grinding/flotation pilot plant was operated at the SGS facilities in South Africa, to produce several hundred kilograms each of pyrite concentrate and scavenger tailings, which were then shipped to Canada for piloting of the downstream process at the SGS facilities in Lakefield, Ontario. The downstream POX, atmospheric leaching,

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Mine Tailings Dams When Things Go Wrong

The Bafokeng tailings dam in South Africa, also a paddock upstream facility, failed in almost the same manner (static liquefaction involved) with a similar result; e.g. downstream fatalities. At Bafokeng in 1974, seepage/piping introduced the retrogressive liquefaction flowslide whereas at

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Merriespruit tailings dam disaster

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Environmental Hazard Turning Tailings Trash To Treasure

Aug 23, 20160183;32;Tailings reprocessing is gaining investment in South Africa for economic and environmental reasons. De Beers figured out a way to extract 815,036 carats of diamonds from 6 million tons of tailings mine processing leftovers around Kimberley in 2013. There's enough left to continue operations beyond 2030.

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Paragon Tailings We partner with you to deliver

Paragon Tailings Projects specialises in tailings engineering solutions for your tailings operation. Our in house engineering department is able to deliver site specific Hydro mining equipment as well as detailed mining methodology. READ MORE

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Tailings dam

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 radioactive .

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The environmental impact of seepage from gold mine

The environmental impact of seepage from gold mine tailings dams near Johannesburg, South Africa Submitted inpartialfulfilment oftherequirements forthedegree Facultyof NaturalandAgricultural Sciences University ofPretoria Although many tailings dams have been partially or completely reclaimed, their

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Anglos South African units confirm integrity of tailings dams

South Africa headquartered Gold Fields, whose operations are outside the country except for the South Deep mine said that it managed 32 tailings facilities, of which 12 were active and one

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