Mining organisations form initiative to tackle tailings challenges

Mining organisations form initiative to tackle tailings challenges

A new initiative between professional minerals organisations to address tailings management issues

Mining3 developing autonomous tailings dam sensors

Mining3 developing autonomous tailings dam sensors

Mining3, UQ and ACARP are working on autonomous sensors for the monitoring of tailings dam stability...

SME's tailings takeaway

SME's tailings takeaway

Improvements in tailings management have taken centre stage at the annual SME conference in Denver

Geomechanics / Ground ...

25 FEBRUARY 2019
Tailings dams: we need to start 'failing forwards'

Tailings dams: we need to start 'failing forwards'

What could and should be done to achieve better design, management and closure practices for TSFs

Operational Excellence

20 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale evacuates people near Mar Azul mine

Vale evacuates people near Mar Azul mine

Preventative measure due to uncertainty over upstream tailings dam

Geomechanics / Ground ...

18 FEBRUARY 2019
We need to talk about tailings

We need to talk about tailings

My first thought when reading the news on January 26: "How has this been allowed to happen again?"

Editor's comment

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings dams

Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings dams

ANM is set to issue an administrative order to either remove upstream tailings dams or convert them

Geomechanics / Ground ...

11 FEBRUARY 2019
Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Vale and ArcelorMittal are both evacuating communities near upstream tailings dams in Minas Gerais

Geomechanics / Ground ...

08 FEBRUARY 2019
"The dam collapsed so fast that the sludge engulfed the alarms"

"The dam collapsed so fast that the sludge engulfed the alarms"

Vale's Fabio Schvartsman gave a press conference after a meeting with Brazil's prosecutor general

Geomechanics / Ground ...

01 FEBRUARY 2019
65 dead, hundreds missing after another Vale dam collapse

65 dead, hundreds missing after another Vale dam collapse

Vale announced on January 25 a tailings dam near its Feijão iron ore mine had suffered a "breach"

First concentrate shipped from Hellyer tailings project

First concentrate shipped from Hellyer tailings project

NQ Minerals has successfully produced the first lead, gold and silver concentrate lot from Hellyer

Transport

12 NOVEMBER 2018
NQ Minerals makes progress with Hellyer restart

NQ Minerals makes progress with Hellyer restart

NQ Minerals has commenced flotation commissioning at its Hellyer polymetallic operation in Tasmania

Operational Excellence

03 SEPTEMBER 2018