testing the ph of mine tailings

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  • RS54/RS46 Waste Water Modeling Tailings NorthMet

    Testing on LTV Steel Mining Company (LTVSMC) taconite tailings showed that the carbonate content of these tailings makes them more leachable in terms of major (calcium, magnesium and alkalinity) ions than the NorthMet Project tailings.

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  • Kinetic tests comparison and interpretation for prediction

    Abstract Five sulde mine tailings coming from the Joutel mine tailing ponds (Quebec, Canada) were geochemical behavior of the tailings is similar at near neutral pH for both types of tests. With this interpretation method, the acid generation potential type of test used and/or conditions during testing, the results in terms of water

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  • TUI MINE TAILINGS REMEDIATION PROJECT GEOTECHNICAL

    Quickfall, G.P. (2013) Tui Mine Tailings Remediation Project Geotechnical, Environmental and Construction Challenges 2 Figure 2 Tui Mine Site From 1974 to 2009, a number of site investigations, geochemical and geotechnical

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  • A practical testing approach to predict ScienceDirect

    Coal mining operations produce a large amount of coal spoil and tailing wastes that may cause environmental problems. Coal mine wastes can be returned to the mine by in pit disposal of tailings, thereby reducing the environmental risk caused by the failure of tailing dam constructions.

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  • Changes in zinc speciation with mine tailings

    Sep 01, 20110183;32;High concentrations of residual metal contaminants in mine tailings can be transported easily by wind and water, particularly when tailings remain unvegetated for decades following mining cessation, as is the case in semi arid landscapes.

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  • Technical Document Acid Mine Drainage Prediction

    Summary of State Regulations for Acid Generation Prediction Testing (August 1994) Acid mine drainage prediction tests are increasingly relied upon to assess the long term potential of acid ally greater Tailings may be 100% less than 0.2mm. pH Variation Highly variable conditi

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  • Geochemistry of Tailings from the Mount Polley Mine

    A failure of a glacial lacustrine layer beneath the Perimeter Embankment of the Tailings Stor age Facility at the Mount Polley Mine (MPM), British Columbia caused a breach of the em bankment tailings dam on August 4, 2014 (IEEIRP, 2015).

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  • A laboratory investigation of the dynamic properties of

    The dynamic response of tailings from a gold mine located in western Quebec was evaluated using cyclic laboratory testing. These tailings are classified as nonplastic silt and sand.

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  • Geotechnical Properties of Mine Tailings Journal of

    The concentrations of the produced coarse iron and fine iron tailings from the Yuhezhai iron mine were about 6570 and 70 wt%, respectively, and the concentrations of the coarse copper and fine copper tailings from the Bahuerachi copper mine were about 72 and 60 wt%.

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  • Comparison of the Durability of Geotextiles in an Alkaline

    Download Citation on ResearchGate Comparison of the Durability of Geotextiles in an Alkaline Mine Tailings Environment This is the last of a three part study (Grubb et al. 1999, 2000) that

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  • TESTING A STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR LABORATORY

    TESTING A STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR LABORATORY WEATHERING ON SULPHIDE CONTAINING MINE TAILINGS Carla Ardau1, David W. Blowes2 and Carol J. Ptacek2 1Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cagliari, Via Trentino 51, 09127 Cagliari, Italy 2Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1 Canada Abstract A Standard Test

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  • Mount Polley Mine Tailings Dam Failure Update on

    plan to geochemically characterize tailings materials that were released as a result of the tailings dam failure on August 4, 2014 from the Mount Polley Mine (MPM), located approximately 55 km north east of Williams Lake, BC.

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  • Hecla Greens Creek 2012 Tailings Annual Report

    Hecla Greens Creek 2012 Tailings Annual Report July 9, 2013. Tailings Area Internal Sites pH Figure 2.20b. HECLA MINING COMPANY Tailings Area Internal Sites Alkalinity Figure 2.21b performed in support of field and laboratory testing Sulfate

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  • Accelerated Weathering of Biosolid Amended Copper Mine

    Biosolid application to acid (pH 3.3) tailings resulted in pH values as high as 6.3 and leachate pH as high as 5.7, and biosolids solid application may aid in the reclamation of mine applied to circumneutral tailings resulted in no change in tailing or tailings, it may also result in pollution.

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  • Forsterite and pyrrhotite dissolution rates in a tailings

    The dissolution rates of forsterite and pyrrhotite in a mine tailings deposit as a function of pH were obtained using kinetic testing (leaching test) and PHREEQC inverse modeling.

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  • Comparison of the Durability of Geotextiles in an Alkaline

    Five geotextile samples (those previously mentioned and two additional nonwoven needle punched PET geotextiles) were also embedded in freshly deposited alkaline tailings with a pH

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  • Chemical Transformations of Metals Leaching from Gold

    2 INTRODUCTION Environmental impacts of the decant of metal rich, sulfate rich, low pH water from gold mine tailings around Johannesburg, South Africa have been a cause for concern for some time now

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  • Cooperative Environmental Research (CER) Minnesota DNR

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been conducting laboratory and field rock weathering research since the mid 1970s. This research weathering tests of rocks and tailings associated with nonferrous deposits in Minnesota and methods of mitigation applicable to nonferrous and ferrous mine wastes.

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  • Acid Mine Drainage Overview

    Acid Mine Drainage and Effects on sulfur oxidizing bacteria are known to catalyze these reactions at low pH thereby increasing the rate of reaction by several orders of magnitude (Nordstrom and Southam Mine tailings and waste rock, having much greater surface area

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  • Tailingsfo What are tailings? Their nature and production

    Tailings consist of ground rock and process effluents that are generated in a mine processing plant. Mechanical and chemical processes are used to extract the desired product from the run of the mine ore and produce a waste stream known as tailings.

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  • Hydro mechanical evaluation of stabilized mine tailings

    particles. pH measurement of 110 tailingswater extract was conducted according to ASTM method D4972 (Stan dard Test Method for pH of Soils). The experimental re sults indicate that tailings samples had a pH of 2.49, a redox potential of 410 mV, and a cation exchange capacity of 12.26 meq 100 g1.

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  • Leachability of Arsenic and Heavy Metals from Mine

    Nov 17, 20090183;32;Mine tailings from an abandoned metal mine in Korea contained high concentrations of arsenic (As) and heavy metals [e.g., As 67,336, Fe 137,180, Cu 764, Pb 3,572, and Zn 12,420 (mg/kg)]. US EPA method 6010 was an effective method for

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  • Soil Amelioration Potential of Legumes for Mine Tailings

    of mine tailings is usually slow (Conesa et al. 2007); therefore, more efficient schemes in establishing A greenhouse experiment was designed to test the effect of C. molle and C. mucunoides on the properties of mine tailings. The control setup consisted of 1kg planted samples, the pH of the material in the C. molle setup

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  • Mine Tailings Sampling Technique Laboratory Testing

    Laboratory Testing amp; General Mineral Processing Engineering To participate in the 911Metallurgist Forums, be sure to JOIN amp; LOGIN Use Add New Topic to ask a New Question/Discussion about Mineral Processing or Laboratory Work.

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  • ALTERNATIVE TAILINGS TECHNOLOGIES REDUCING THE RISK

    ALTERNATIVE TAILINGS TECHNOLOGIES REDUCING THE RISK Presented By G. Ward Wilson, University of Alberta connect the results of geochemical testing to decision making framework for operations and closure. Ms. and a Ph.D. in mine waste management in co disposal. He has worked since 1998 in consulting and research in the mining industry.

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  • Mine Tailings Sampling Technique Laboratory Testing

    Laboratory Testing amp; General Mineral Processing Engineering To participate in the 911Metallurgist Forums, be sure to JOIN amp; LOGIN Use Add New Topic to ask a New Question/Discussion about Mineral Processing or Laboratory Work.

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  • Tailingsfo Laboratory and Pilot Plant Testing Programmes

    These testing programmes can be integrated as part of any tailings pilot plant to improve the confidence that splitting the tailings into two streams may recover more water and reduce the reliance on thickening the full throughput of the processing plant.

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  • Tailings

    Tailings, also called mine dumps, culm dumps, slimes, tails, refuse, leach residue or slickens, terra cone (terrikon), are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an ore. Tailings

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  • Raymond Guang PhD Tailings Process Specialist Golder

    Pipe loop testing tailings, fluid/suspension characterisation DNS simulation of turbulent open channel flows Proceedings Tailings and Mine Waste 2015. October 2015. Tailings beach slope is a key parameter in design of tailings storage facilities. It influences the deposition plan, facility footprint, storage capacity and staging.

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  • Specialised Tailings Testing ATC Williams

    Specialised Tailings Testing. ATC Williams have been testing mining tailings for over 20 years and have a substantial database of test results, many of which have been

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  • STABILIZATION OF IRON MINE TAILINGS Digital Commons

    STABILIZATION OF IRON MINE TAILINGS THROUGH MICROBIALLY INDUCED CALCITE PRECIPITATION By Noah D. Buikema A THESIS Submitted in

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  • (PDF) Evaluation of PH Testing Methods for Sulfidic Mine

    Evaluation of pH Testing Methods for Sulfidic Mine Waste Ad Article (PDF Available) in Mine Water and the Environment 183; August 2015 with 351 Reads DOI 10.1007/s10230 015 0356 2 Geometallurgical Evaluations of Mine Waste an Example from the Old Tailings Dam, Savage River, Tasmania

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  • RELIABILITY OF ACID ROCK DRAINAGE TESTING RGC

    RELIABILITY OF ACID ROCK DRAINAGE TESTING Dr. A. MacG. Robertson, P. Eng. and Linda M. Broughton, Pamp;g. near neutral pH, as this is the most difficult range to interpret in kinetic testing (Ferguson and Morin, mines the establishment of an inventory of mine rock and tailings piles, existing and to be produced, is essential. For new

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  • Utilisation of iron ore tailings as aggregates in concrete

    In the tailings aggregates concrete, i.e. where 100% of the aggregates consisted of iron ore tailings as described above, 18 cylindrical mould specimens of size 100 mm internal diameter and 200 mm length were prepared for 1, 2, 3, 7, 14 and 28 days curing duration for compressive strength test.

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  • Tailings Basin Stability and Environmental Protections

    Tailings Basin Stability and Environmental Protections and water in the PolyMet tailings basin in the future, is in the pH neutral range and therefore is not acidic. 2014, a tailings basin wall at the Imperial Metals Mount Polley copper mine in south central British Columbia failed, allowing 26 million cubic yards of silt and sand like .

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  • Geochemical Evaluation of Cemented Paste Tailings in a

    hosted Carlin style deposit. Tailings have low levels of pyritic sulfur but are alkaline in pH, and are non acid generating with net neutralization potential of +38.4 and a neutralization potential ratio of 6.9 (Table 1, Sobek et al. 1978). The tailings have low levels of base metals such as cadmium, copper and zinc but have elevated total and soluble arsenic and antimony.

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  • Mine Tailings Disposal Methods

    Uranium mill tailings are generally disposed of in tailing ponds; however, management of these wastes differs from tailings derived from other metal ore operations. The Uranium Mill Tailing Radiation Control Act of 1978 regulates disposal of these wastes, as uranium tailings present special disposal problems.

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  • Revegetation and Long Term Stabilization of Mine Tailings

    The Mission Mine work has shown that biosolids can be utilized to successfully enhance revegetation of neutral pH mine tailings. Such revegetation reduces air pollution associated with nonvegetated tailings.

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