reprocessing project is based on proven reserves totaling 77.
Phoenix currently recovers PGM's from chrome tailings
dumps and dams through Mineral Rights Agreements pertaining to the Kroondal and Elandskraal tailings
dumps, and Buffelsfontein Tailings
Dams and potential future current arisings at the Lesedi Mine, recently acquired by Samancor Chrome.
The Athabasca river region and the Aurora Settling Basin tailings
pond are on an important route for migratory birds during breeding season.
The whole idea, essentially, is, rather than just taking the tailings
and wasteland at mine sites and putting grass down, to do something useful with them," said Beckett, who's also a founding member of Sudbury's VETAC (Vegetation Enhancement Technical Advisory Committee).
The company will have a seven month option period from the date of signing the DoA to conclude drill work and metallurgical test work to evaluate the economic potential of the tailings
Min-Kush and Kazhi-Sai tailings
were prioritized over risk of pollution of Issyk-Kul Lake with uranium waste in case the tailing
banks are washed out.
Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said the tailings
dams were almost full and nearing their breaching levels.
Clark told GCOS, "I do not believe that the government has any policy at the present about tailings
Our research has shown that in many cases, the impermeable cover is unnecessary and can be replaced by a shallow soil developed directly upon the sulphide-bearing tailings
Once extracted, these concentrates will contain the majority of minerals with recoverable metallic values presently residing in the tailings
, which coincidentally are the minerals responsible for the adverse environmental consequences of the original tailings
ponds are located six miles west of the mine, which is surrounded by the Carson National Forest and is approximately two miles from the Latir Peak Wilderness Area.
Their economy is seen in the continuation of the lifetime of the drainage system, the collector, the flotation pulp station and the water system between the flotation plant and the tailing
pond which are the major costs in construction and maintenance of the tailings