Managing tailings - sans water

Alfa Laval’s technology, used with success at an Australian mine, could erase the need for the common tailings dam for many mines. Donna Schmidt reports

Managing tailings - sans water Managing tailings - sans water Managing tailings - sans water Managing tailings - sans water Managing tailings - sans water

Dry technologies are gaining ground in the mining industry as a replacement for more expensive (and less safe) tailings ponds

For many mines, the existence of a tailings dam or tailings storage facility is just a given.

Most read Surface mining