As the crow flies

As the crow flies

On November 5, 2015, a tailings dam collapsed at the Samarco iron-ore mine in south eastern Brazil

Snapshot

22 JUN 2016
Broons opens waste research facility

Broons opens waste research facility

Broons has opened a research facility at Gillman aimed at helping miners to better design waste dumps

New leak detection system for TSFs

New leak detection system for TSFs

Zonge Engineering created Liquid Integrity Systems after it was asked by a coal seam gas supplier in

BacTech signs contract with COMIBOL

BacTech signs contract with COMIBOL

Empresa Minera Ambiental BacTech (EMABSA) has signed an association contract with COMIBOL

Iluka cleared of improper tailings disposal

Iluka cleared of improper tailings disposal

Iluka has been cleared of allegations of improper tailings disposal at its closed Douglas mineral sands

The future of tailings storage facilities

The future of tailings storage facilities

Learning from mistakes - and successes - of the past is a key to required risk-management advances

Weir Minerals opens technical centre

Weir Minerals opens technical centre

Weir Minerals has acquired the business and certain assets of a pipe-loop facility in Port Melbourne,

Plant

11 MAR 2016
Solenis expands production in Russia

Solenis expands production in Russia

Solenis is investing approximately US$5 million at its manufacturing facility in Perm, Russia

Turner & Townsend serves mine rehabilitation project

Turner & Townsend serves mine rehabilitation project

Turner & Townsend is providing quantity surveying expertise as part of a government programme

Vedanta marks final shipment from Lisheen

Vedanta marks final shipment from Lisheen

Vedanta Resources' Lisheen mine marked its final shipment of zinc on Thursday January 21 2016

Base metals

25 JAN 2016
BMR awaits ESIS tick in Zambia

BMR awaits ESIS tick in Zambia

London-listed developer targeting metal production this year at historic Kabwe lead-zinc-silver site

Innovation

03 JAN 2016
Increasing tailings-pump reliability

Increasing tailings-pump reliability

The use of double mechanical seals and water-management systems can increase reliability and save water

Dragflow cable dredge for Indonesia mine

Dragflow cable dredge for Indonesia mine

Dragflow supplied a DRH cable dredge to a large surface mining operation in Indonesia

Disaster in Minas Gerais

Disaster in Minas Gerais

On November 5, a serious incident occurred at the Samarco Mineração iron ore operation in Brazil

Editor's comment

13 NOV 2015
Flowrox awarded Namibia uranium contract

Flowrox awarded Namibia uranium contract

Package includes pinch valves and technical training

Effective stewardship

Effective stewardship

Water and tailings stewardship at Goldcorp's operations