saving water tailings

Tailings facilities: There is scope for more water savings

2019-7-8  “Filtered tailings is among the most significant water-saving approaches that can be considered in relation to tailings dams,” Meintjes continues. “This can not only improve the recovery of water that is stored interstitially but – by reducing water deposition on the tailings dam – also reduces seepage and evaporation losses.

Water-saving tailings technology - Manufacturers'

2007-10-2  Water-saving tailings technology October 2, 2007 News Staff Writer ENDRESS+Hauser has recently launched a low maintenance, reliable electromechanical system, the FMM 50, which solves the historical shortcomings of other technologies when optimising bed level measurement in thickeners, settlers and clarifiers.

Sand washing water and tailings concentration

2021-4-5  Sand washing water and tailings concentration treatment. June.01,2020. Tailings are one of the products of sorting operations in beneficiation, and the part with the lowest content of useful target components is called tailings. Under the current

Tailings Paste Disposal – More than Water Recovery

2021-4-27  The cost of water is often one of the main drivers for implementing a thickened or paste-tailings disposal system. When water is expensive or scarce, water savings can more than pay for the cost of thickened tailings. Stacking. Surface stacking is the disposal of tailings

Tailings dewatering Weir Group

2019-11-18  The foremost benefit of dewatering tailings is the reduction of water that needs to be transported from a process plant to a tailings storage facility (TSF). Reduced water content means tailings slurry volume is decreased, allowing for smaller pipelines and pumping equipment to be used. This can also minimise power requirements.

Tailingsfo Offshore Disposal - River, Lake and Sea ...

2021-1-4  Offshore tailings disposal is the discharge of tailings to rivers, lakes and seas (figure 1). Submarine Tailings Disposal (STD) is perhaps the most common offshore disposal technique and involves the deep water discharge of tailings to the sea (Moore, Pelletier et al. 2002).

Saving water in mineral processing - CRC CARE

2013-9-6  The world’s mines produce more than 10 billion tonnes of tailings waste every year, and being 60–90% water, a saving of 4% equates to a very large volume of water at this global scale. In practice in Australia this new development will be most valuable in regions where there is already strong demand for limited supplies, such as the Murray ...

Use of an Environmentally Friendly Polymer to Reduce

Conventional tailings slurry contains a significant amount of water, and water management is key to ensuring the stability of a tailings storage facility (TSF).

Ecotails solution from FlSmidth cuts tailings footprint ...

2019-7-24  Ecotails solution from FlSmidth cuts tailings footprint, saves water. Water reduction and footprints of tailing facilities can be achieved with FLSmidth’s Ecotails tailings solution – a game changing opportunity for the mining sector. “The large footprint of conventional tailings dams is a key issue for many mines, as dilute tailings

Tailings Pond - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Dry beneficiation has two important advantages—saving water, a valuable resource, and no tailings pond and subsequently, no leaching of the trace/toxic elements into ground water.

Sand washing water and tailings concentration

2021-4-5  Sand washing water and tailings concentration treatment. June.01,2020. Tailings are one of the products of sorting operations in beneficiation, and the part with the lowest content of useful target components is called tailings. Under the current technical and economic conditions, it is no longer appropriate to further sort. thickener

Water-saving tailings technology - Manufacturers'

2007-10-2  Water-saving tailings technology October 2, 2007 News Staff Writer ENDRESS+Hauser has recently launched a low maintenance, reliable electromechanical system, the FMM 50, which solves the historical shortcomings of other technologies when optimising bed level measurement in thickeners, settlers and clarifiers.

Tailings Paste Disposal – More than Water Recovery

2021-4-27  This reduces the amount of fresh water the mines need to introduce into their process, saving that fresh water for the surrounding cities and populations. The cost of water is often one of the main drivers for implementing a thickened or paste-tailings disposal system. When water is expensive or scarce, water savings can more than pay for the ...

Saving water in mineral processing - CRC CARE

2013-9-6  The world’s mines produce more than 10 billion tonnes of tailings waste every year, and being 60–90% water, a saving of 4% equates to a very large volume of water at this global scale. In practice in Australia this new development will be most valuable in regions where there is already strong demand for limited supplies, such as the Murray ...

Ecotails solution from FlSmidth cuts tailings footprint ...

2019-7-24  Water reduction and footprints of tailing facilities can be achieved with FLSmidth’s Ecotails tailings solution – a game changing opportunity for the mining sector. “The large footprint of conventional tailings dams is a key issue for many mines, as dilute tailings usually take up a large surface area of a mine’s property,” says ...

Tailings dewatering Weir Group

2019-11-18  The foremost benefit of dewatering tailings is the reduction of water that needs to be transported from a process plant to a tailings storage facility (TSF). Reduced water content means tailings slurry volume is decreased, allowing for smaller pipelines and pumping equipment to be used.

Use of an Environmentally Friendly Polymer to Reduce

Conventional tailings slurry contains a significant amount of water, and water management is key to ensuring the stability of a tailings storage facility (TSF).

Plant installs thickeners to dewater tailings

2021-3-12  Two of the thickeners are designed to reduce water load on the filters allowing for a drier filter product, while the other two thickeners recover water from the plant tailings. Advertisement

Reducing mine water requirements - ScienceDirect

A mine water system model is developed and used to show potential water saving strategies through six scenarios. Apart from the base case, these scenarios include the introduction of evaporation reduction strategies, paste tailings disposal, filtered tailings disposal, ore pre-sorting and a combination of the most effective options.

Petra Diamonds Water Saving - Petra Diamonds

Water saving project at Koffiefontein. As an ‘early adopter’ and initiator of good environmental practice, Petra has made a commitment within its EMS at Koffiefontein to optimise the consumption of resources such as raw water. This commitment aligns with the United Nations Water Report of 2017, exploring waste water as an untapped resource.

Water-saving tailings technology - Manufacturers'

2007-10-2  Water-saving tailings technology October 2, 2007 News Staff Writer ENDRESS+Hauser has recently launched a low maintenance, reliable electromechanical system, the FMM 50, which solves the historical shortcomings of other technologies when optimising bed level measurement in thickeners, settlers and clarifiers.

Tailings Paste Disposal – More than Water Recovery

2021-4-27  This reduces the amount of fresh water the mines need to introduce into their process, saving that fresh water for the surrounding cities and populations. The cost of water is often one of the main drivers for implementing a thickened or paste-tailings disposal system. When water is expensive or scarce, water savings can more than pay for the ...

Tailingsfo Offshore Disposal - River, Lake and Sea ...

2021-1-4  Offshore tailings disposal is the discharge of tailings to rivers, lakes and seas (figure 1). Submarine Tailings Disposal (STD) is perhaps the most common offshore disposal technique and involves the deep water discharge of tailings to the sea (Moore, Pelletier et al. 2002).

Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Stability and Water

Tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are among the largest geotechnical structures in the world and operate for adequate and safe storage of tailings during and after mining activities. ... The model provided the potential amount of water and transportation energy saving with minimal changes of pressure loss, induced by solid concentration ...

An alternative to conventional tailings management

Davies and Rice (2001) stated that filtered tailings can save up to 75% of the water required for a conventional tailings storage facility. Davies and Rice claimed that dry stack is limited to ...

Water - a major disrupter to copper supply CRU

2020-10-19  Recirculation, recycling and thickened tailings can be categorised into the same water saving category. Thickened tailings allow the mine to handle tailings more efficiently while reducing the water requirements. It does however, come with a higher operating cost,

Plant installs thickeners to dewater tailings

2021-3-12  Two of the thickeners are designed to reduce water load on the filters allowing for a drier filter product, while the other two thickeners recover water from the plant tailings. Advertisement

Defining our water future Anglo American

2017-12-1  This saving stems predominantly from projects such as more effective dust suppression, dewatering of tailings, and more efficient ore separation – all of which contributed to the water saving of approximately 25 million cubic meters. As well as saving water, water efficiency is rising through onsite water recycling and reuse.

Quantifying the Financial Benefits of Technological ...

Water Stewardship, Of the many sustainability issues facing the mining sector, water has emerged as one of the most business critical. This project quantifies the benefits of investing in water and tailings technologies in financial terms in order to identify contextual environments wherein water-related savings make the most economic sense.

Petra Diamonds Water Saving - Petra Diamonds

Water saving project at Koffiefontein. As an ‘early adopter’ and initiator of good environmental practice, Petra has made a commitment within its EMS at Koffiefontein to optimise the consumption of resources such as raw water. This commitment aligns with the United Nations Water Report of 2017, exploring waste water as an untapped resource.

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