Milling begins at Haile

Milling begins at Haile

OceanaGold has commenced milling at the Haile gold mine in South Carolina, US

Precious metals

04 JANUARY 2017
ICMM highlights tailings governance

ICMM highlights tailings governance

ICMM has announced a new agreement to improve the management of mine tailings

Life-cycle / End of li...

06 DECEMBER 2016
Filtering down

Filtering down

Aqseptence Group hosted an Open House event at its facility in Lugo, Italy, in October

Plant

28 NOVEMBER 2016
Samarco story takes a twist

Samarco story takes a twist

Criminal charges have been filed against 22 people in Brazil's federal court following the 2015 Samarco...

Tailings research breakthrough

Tailings research breakthrough

Researchers at UCB have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage

OceanaGold to get Outotec mine backfill plant

OceanaGold to get Outotec mine backfill plant

Outotec will design and deliver a paste backfill plant to OceanaGold's Didipio gold mine

Life-cycle / End of li...

30 SEPTEMBER 2016
Samarco investigation report published

Samarco investigation report published

A panel has published its findings into the immediate causes of the failure of the Fundão tailings dam...

Lonmin begins Bulk Tailings Treatment project

Lonmin begins Bulk Tailings Treatment project

Lonmin has secured US$50 million of funding for the Bulk Tailings Treatment (BTT) project and work has...

Clean-up settlement for Chevron Questa

Clean-up settlement for Chevron Questa

The Department of Justice, the EPA and the state of New Mexico have announced a settlement with Chevron...

Slurryblaster solution applied in DRC

Slurryblaster solution applied in DRC

Rapid sediment build-up in acid ponds can have dire results for mines

Development

04 AUGUST 2016
BHP announces $1.3 billion provision for Samarco

BHP announces $1.3 billion provision for Samarco

BHP Billiton will recognise a provision in the range of US$1.1 billion to US$1.3 billion to cover costs...

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 JUNE 2016