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Matachewan awaits verdict in tailings trial

Virginia Heffernan

Matachewan awaits verdict in tailings trial

by Virginia Heffernan

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Legal proceedings following a tailings spill in northeastern Ontario were reviewed. Matachewan Consolidated Mines was charged after overflow from Otisse Lake caused a tailings spill into the Montreal River. Goldtech Mines and Royal Oak Mines were originally charged as well, with the Royal Oak charges subsequently dropped. A

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Other titlesNorthern miner (0029-3164)
StatementVirginia Heffernan
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 1-2.
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Open LibraryOL21640136M

The study for the release of the tailings was completed to evaluate the possible run out of tailings and to determine the impact of the tailings downstream. This was estimated based on a method developed by Vick () and incorporates case history data that was collected and analyzed by Lucia et. al. () and Lucia (). The case histories File Size: 3MB. Fine Coal Recovery from Tailings Impoundment’s. The Resource The Wollondilly tailings impoundment was created by Clutha limited in the late 60`s to accommodate tailings disposal from the new CHPP recently constructed by the company. As was the case with many coal operators of the time, little thought was given to.

To enhance understanding of tailings management & demonstrate how the mining industry is managing the risks associated with tailings disposal, this publication offers a collection of 21 case studies prepared by technical experts throughout the industry in many parts of the world. Fully illustrated, it also provides an overview describing tailings, the main concerns & issues relating . The Warrego Tailings Project is located 45 kilometres northwest of the township of Tennant Creek in the Northern project comprises 7 mineral leases with a total area of hectares incorporating 5 tailings dams which were utilised in the processing of iron-rich copper and gold-bearing material from the s. The Australasia Railway line, which.

Gold mining deposit report for "Deposit #Usgs" (#USGS) in Ontario, Canada. Floods from tailings dam failures Rico, M.1, Benito2, G., Díez-Herrero, A.3 1CSIC – Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología, Zaragoza, Spain 2CSIC – Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Madrid, Spain 3Geological Hazards Unit, Spanish Geological Survey (IGME), Madrid, Spain ABSTRACT This paper compiles the available information on historic tailings dam failures with the.


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Matachewan awaits verdict in tailings trial by Virginia Heffernan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Full text of "Matachewan Mine Tailings Spill - Update" See other formats ENVIRONMENT /^/r ENVIRONNEMENT Environment Environnement MATACHEWAN MINE TAILINGS SPILL UPDATE Three weeks after a mine tailings dam overflowed near Matachewan, the turbid plume of spilled material is still winding its way along the Montreal River downstream to Lake Timiskaming.

Tailings turns out to be an apt title, not just for the beauty but also because tailings are toxic, veritably eternal, perfect symbols for the "terrible beauty" writers aspire to.

The vivid details of this story, which takes place 13 years before publication of the book, reminded me of the classic memoir Speak, Memory by Vladimir This slender /5. Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an gs are distinct from overburden, which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed.

The extraction of minerals from ore can be done two ways: placer mining, which. Tailings is a beautiful and original book by a remarkable writer.''--Rene Steinke, author ofFriendswood ''Already by the second chapter, this is a book hard to lay aside.

Schwehn's prose is liquid and intelligent. It catches your interest immediately and swings you from paragraph to paragraph and chapter to chapter/5(16).

Tailings Storage Guidelines and Standards. Figure1: Key tailings management documents used in industry. Introduction. There exists a large volume of documentation relating to all aspects of design, construction, operation and closure of tailings facilities in the form of manuals, technical papers, conference proceedings and textbooks (Anglo ).

United States of America v. Reserve Mining Company, F. Supp. Minn. ), was a United States District Court for the District of Minnesota case that determined the Reserve Mining Company was responsible for amphibole asbestos fibers found in the public drinking water of Duluth, Minnesota and other North Shore (Minnesota) communities.

After the discovery of. to tailings management. Section 3 presents the need for a life-of-mine risk-based approach to tailings management, and briefly describes this approach.

Section 4 provides an overview of the key elements of management systems that are applied throughout the life of a tailings storage facility to ensure operating and closure objectives are met.

The Brenda Mines' Cycloned-Sand Tailings Dam. Earle. Klohn. President, Klohn Leonoff Ltd, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada SYNOPSIS For the benefit of those readers not fully conversant with mine tailings and the methods commonly used to store them, the paper presents a brief overview covering the composi­Author: Earle J.

Klohn. The King River is one of the most polluted rivers in Australia; it has been predicted that acid mine drainage will be produced in the river for several hundred years, with tonnes of copper and kg of sulfuric acid entering the river system each day.

Reversing the damaging effects of dumped tailings on this scale is financially and operationally impossible; the only hope for.

Producing oil from tar sands is a resource-intensive process. An industrial hellscape of open-pit mines spreads across the land, giving way to km2 of tailings ponds that drown the ruins of. Tailings and Waste Rock Characteristics The only available chemical characterization for the various historical tailings areas within the Davidson Creek watershed are those collected subsequent to the October Matachewan spill.

A series of tailings samples were studied by the Geoscience Laboratories Section of theFile Size: 3MB. Planning, Design, and Analysis of Tailings Dams, by StevenJohn Wiley & Sons, New York,p., ISBN [the textbook on the issue!]A reprint was published in by BiTech Publishers Ltd., Richmond B.C., Canada (ISBN ).

Technical Report: Design and Evaluation of Tailings Dams, Office of Solid Waste, EPA/R. A custom approach to tailings management September 1, by Canadian Mining Journal Tags. Technology; Companies. terrapure; There are a multitude of ways to reduce environmental impacts in the mining sector, from extraction, to processing, to waste management, but over the years, the mining sector has been criticized for the environmental.

tailings facility requires an estimate of the volume of water and tailings released during the breach. A methodology for estimating the volume.

of tailings mobilized by the free water stored in the pond and the resulting initial flood wave following a dam breach is presented. TailingsFile Size: 2MB. B.C. mine tailings ponds pose serious risk to water sources: report.

The expert panel on the Mount Polley disaster concluded that the design of the tailings pond was flawed because it failed Author: Justine Hunter. Book Condition: Condition notes: this is a used item in good condition or better.

Therefore it may have markings and creases on the pages, old labels on the covers, and may not include accessories such as access : Paperback.

Figure 1: Access road to the Sillamae tailings facilities. Introduction. The Metal and Chemical Production Plant at Sillamäe produced enriched uranium to the Soviet Union during the cold war.

The plant was in operation for almost 50 years and produced 12 million tonnes of radioactive waste. The waste pond lies at its closest point 30m from the.

Suncor Energy should have known there were safety problems at a section of its oilsands site near Fort McMurray months before a worker fell into. News of the failure of the tailings pond dam sent shares of Imperial Metals plunging by 44 per cent in morning trading on the TSX.

The stock slid $ to $ in heavy trading. Tailings: A Memoir by Kaethe Schwehn (Octo) Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 16 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Reviews:.

up to 5 x m3 of tailings. The drop in such events to 15% in the post cases may be ascribed to containment geometry requiring low dams. Similar-ly, the increase in tailings dam failures from 10% to 40% in large dams (stor-ing in excess of 10 x 10 6 m3 of tailings) should be due to one or more of the afore-mentioned reasons.

Impact of.Effect of Mine Tailings on the Growth of Ornamental Plants Bengao, AC T and Cababat, RA. P Department of Natural Sciences, University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City, Philippines Abstract- The researchers sought to determine the effect of mine tailings on the growth ornamental plants.

The study aimed toFile Size: KB.OIL SANDS TAILINGS TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT ROADMAP PROJECT REPORT – VOLUME 2 COMPONENT 1 RESULTS Report to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions Date: J John Sobkowicz, Ph.D., Project Research Leader.