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Copper extraction

Gangue from copper mining typically contains silicate minerals and oxid In some cases these tailings have been retreated as the technology for recovering copper has improved The average grade of copper ores in the 21st century is below 06 copper with a proportion of economic ore minerals including copper being less than 2 of the total...

Lundin Mining Enters Into Option Agreement to Acquire

Apr 11 2012 0183 32 The Touro Project consists of 205 mining claims encompassing 574 square kilometers and is located in La Coruña province of the Galicia region in northwest Spain Copper-gold mineralization is characterized by strongly disseminated to semi-massive and rarely massive sulphides comprised of a simple coarse-grained assemblage of pyrrhotite an...

Tailings Retreatment The Next Revenue Source for the

Tailings deposited into dams are in the form of a slurry In 1998 a tailings dam failed at the Los Frailes zinc mine in Spain causing more than one billion gallons of acidic heavy metal-laden sludge to spill into the surrounding area eventually making its way into the Guadiamar River The spill decimated the area resulting in massive...

Boliden Ltd Zinc Copper Lead and Silver Mine

Los Frailes zinc copper lead and silver mine is approximately 45km west of Seville in southern Spain The mine was operated by Boliden Apirsa SL then a wholly owned subsidiary of Boliden Ltd but following a major tailings dam failure in 1998 the operation was...

Waste Mine Tailings Characterisation

Table of ContentsQuantities of Wastes GeneratedBases for EstimatesWastes from Mining CoalWastes from Mining Metal Ores and Non-metal MineralsCharacter of Mine Tailings WastesPurpose and Scope of DiscussionWastes from Mining CoalWastes from Mining Metal Ores and Non-metal Minerals Any critical evaluation of the potential for contamination of groundwater by leachates from mining wastes...

Atalaya Mining halts tailings facility at Rio Tinto copper

Atalaya Mining has temporarily suspended usage of tailings facility at its Rio Tinto copper project in Andalucía Spain after receiving an information request from the Junta de Andalucía The company provided all relevant reports to the Junta and hopes that it will result in the lifting of the provisional suspension soon...

Responsible Mining Foundation concerned about thousands of

Jan 22 2021 0183 32 Switzerland-based Responsible Mining Foundation RMF issued a statement on the second anniversary of the tailings dam burst in Brumadinho Brazil highlighting the...

Controversial Spanish mine to reopen Mining The Guardian

Feb 25 2015 0183 32 Los Frailes mine in Aznalcóllar near Seville will resume operations 17 years after a tailings dam burst dumping five million cubic metres of toxic sludge into the Guadiamar river...

Copper Sulfide Mining

Tailings spills have occurred at nine operations and a partial failure of the tailings impoundment occurred at four out of fourteen mines 28 These included a 1997 partial failure of the tailings impoundment at the Pinto Valley Mine where the creek bed and surrounding upland were buried under material as deep as 42 feet...

Tailings and Mine Waste 2002 Proceedings of the 9th

The proceedings in this work present 60 papers on mine and mill tailings and mine waste as well as current and future issues facing the mining and environmental communiti This includes matters dealing with technical capabilities and developments regulations and environmental concerns...

Evaluation of metal mobility from copper mine tailings in

4 Agrarian Science and Technology Department Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena Paseo Alfonso XIII 48 30203 Cartagena Spain This work shows the results obtained on a copper mine tailing in the Antofagasta Region Chile The tailing was classified as saline-sodic with high concentrations of metals especially Cu and Fe with pH 84...

Prediction of Acid Mine Drainage Generation Potential of A

Prediction of Acid Mine Drainage Generation Potential of A Copper Mine Tailings Using Gene Expression Programming-A Case Study Behshad Jodeiri Shokri1 Hessam 1Dehghani1 Reza Shamsi and Faramarz Doulati Ardejani2 1 Department of Mining Engineering Hamedan University of Technology Hamedan Iran 2...

Economic Potential for reprocessing Copper Mine Tailings

Four copper mine tailings in Chile were investigated for their elemental and mineral composition in order to evaluate the potential for economic reprocessing The sample material taken for processing had Cu-contents between 01 and 05 Copper was abundant in various primary mostly chalcopyrite and secondary cuprite atacamite b...

Doré Copper Mining Near

Doré Copper is debt-free and owns a 2 700 tpd mill with a 80Mt tailings facility There is already power to site and it is accessible by paved highway and rail The goal is to produce a profitable hub-and-spoke operation of 100 000 oz/yr AuEq or 60 M lbs CuEq by 2023/2024...

Jubilee secures more copper/cobalt tailings in Zambia

Dual-listed Jubilee Metals Group has successfully concluded further transactions to secure the rights to an additional about 115-million tonnes of copper- and cobalt-containing surface tailings in...

Jubilee secures large copper tailings resources in Zambia

Jun 18 2020 0183 32 Jubilee Metals Group has secured the rights to approximately 150 Mt of copper containing surface tailings targeted to be upgraded at site and refined at its Sable Refinery in Zambia Jubilee has secured the rights to the material through its subsidiary Braemore Holdings by entering a JV with the mining rights holder Star Tanganika to process...

Mining Copper Tailings Spain

The tailings pond failure at the Aznalcóllar mine Spain1 - Boliden Mine Environmental Consultant Sevilla Spain closure of the failed tailings pond the re-start of the operations as well as the human aspects and copper...

Tailings Dams Where Mining Waste is Stored Forever

Jul 30 2012 0183 32 Los Frailes Spain zinc copper iron and lead into stresses that tailings dams for large-scale mining operations are major structures that that have been constructed operated and...

Spain Mining Minerals and Fuel Resources

Orvana Minerals Corp OMC of Canada acquired El Valle-Boinas and the Carles copper and gold skarn deposits in northern Spain The deposits were estimated to contain indicated reserves 64 MT grading 47 g/t gold and 080 copper and inferred resources of 73 MT grading 54 g/ton gold and 045 copper...

Treasure from trash how mining waste can be mined a

Jun 28 2016 0183 32 Identifying mine waste materials as economic resources will help support global demand for critical metals boosting the mining industry during the downturn All with environmental benefits...

From Tailings to Treasure Miners Make

New technology allows it to recover up to 40 of the gold left in particle form in tailings DRD Gold extracted 33 600 ounces of gold worth nearly US 40 million in the last quarter of 2013 Mintails a mine tailings processor has developed new technology to process 350 000 tons of slimes from its extensive tailings resourc...

tailings reprocessing Archives

Following the completion of open-pit mining copper production will continue until early 2021 with the processing of stockpiled ore it said in the report noting copper production guidance for 2020 of 55 000 t It added that extension of the current mine life through the re-processing of high-grade tailings...

Tailingsinfo Highland Valley Copper BC Canada

The Highland Valley Copper Mine is located just outside the town of Kamloops in British Columbia Canada The mine produces copper 435 000 tonnes in 2003 and molybdenum 6405 tonnes in 2003 concentrat The tailings pumped to the Valley Impoundment in 2003 were 485...

New approaches for extracting and recovering metals from

May 15 2017 0183 32 One such example is the failure of the retaining dam of a tailings impoundment at the Aznalcóllar-Los Frailes mine in south-west Spain which resulted in the release of vast amounts of acidic waters and tailings slurries into the catchment of a local major river nearby the Doñana National Park in April 1998 Grimalt et al 1999 Ericksson...

Expande BHP Tailings Challenge

Tailings is a common by-product of the mineral recovery process In hard rock mining the rock containing the ore is pulverized in a series of crushing and grinding processes in order to extract the mineral This process is also known as comminution ie grinding the ore into fine particl...

White Pine Mine tailings pond disappearing still

Nov 14 2020 0183 32 While it comes as a surprise to some the state of Michigan still requires the registration and inspection of the human-made tailings ponds at the White Pine Mine This makes the Tailings Pond No 2 dam the longest in Copper Country It is 55 miles...

Mining Mining in Andalucia Andalucia

It was controversial at the time and it did spark foreign interest in mining in Spain This led to the Taylors and others investing successfully in lead mines in Linares and Matheson in the Río Tinto copper min Gold Fever in Rodalquilar Mining was restarted in 1864 and gold fever struck in 1880...

Temperature Effects on Rheological Properties of Fresh

Total tailings binder and tap water of the same mix proportion were used to prepare the paste samples under different temperature conditions 211 Tailings Unclassified tailings samples were collected from Jiashi copper mine in Xinjiang autonomous region China...

TOLEDO COPPER MINE TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY

CARMEN COPPER CORPORATION TOLEDO COPPER MINE TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY ECC AMENDMENT T M CONSULTANCY ALLIED SERVICES G 6 The ACMDC April 2005 Report on Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program that highlights the strategies and activities that Atlas is required under DAO No 96-40 to commit and implement during the...

US approves copper mine land swap on Native American land

Jan 18 2021 0183 32 The US government published a report Friday that triggers a land swap involving US Native American land for an area that could become the largest copper mine in...

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