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use of vegetation to stabilize mine tailings areas at Copper Cliff.

T. H. Peters

use of vegetation to stabilize mine tailings areas at Copper Cliff.

by T. H. Peters

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Written in English

  • Revegetation -- Ontario -- Sudbury.,
  • Tailings (Metallurgy)

  • About the Edition

    Inco showed how unsuccessful attempts to stabilize mine tailings could be used as a solution to the problem. General observations and techniques were explained on the use of vegetation to stabilize tailings in the Copper Cliff area in Ontario.

    Edition Notes


    SeriesInco Paper File -- 969
    ContributionsInternational Nickel Company of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21638252M

    • Remediation created a vegetation cap which had a soil coverage of more than 55% in the first year. Plant coverage consistently increased with time following remediation. • Remediation also attracted birds to the areas. More than 10 bird species were observed at each remediated area, but none in the control areas.   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. Publications. Copper mine tailings amended with Class A biosolids: long-term biological effects on soil bacterial populations and activity.

    The following photos are taken of a copper mine where the mine tailings were planted to re-vegetate the disturbed areas. In the following picture oat grass was planted to revegetate the copper mine tailings. The areas that were treated showed significant improvement in root zone and plant development. Life cycle assessment of mine tailings management in Canada Article in Journal of Cleaner Production 17(4) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    Full text of "15th Ontario Industrial Waste Conference, June 9 - 12, [15th Ontario Industrial Waste Conference, proceedings, June ]" See other formats. Ecosystem recovery analysis of mine tailings at Mhangura copper mine through normalised difference vegetation index Gregory M. Dowo* and Shakkie Kativu Tropical Resource Ecology Programme, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, P. O. Box MP, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe. Accepted 10 July,

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General Site Conditions • The CTA covers approximately 35 km2 and is situated between the communities of Copper Cliff and Lively, approximately 7 km’s apart and adjacent a major traffic route.

• The site began receiving tailings in and has evolved into a complex system of active andFile Size: 7MB. Rehabilitation of mine tailings: a case of complete reconstruction and revegetation of industrially stressed lands in the Sudbury area, Ontario, Canada, pp.

– In P.J. Sheehan et al. (eds.). Effects of Pollutants at the Ecosystem by: of the mine. The original site of the Copper Cliff Mine (#1 mine) is located within the town of Copper Cliff. View 3: Copper Cliff tailings deposition area. GPS co-ordinates: N46° ’, W81° ’ On the north side of Regional R opposite the Copper Cliff South mine shaft, reclaimed slopes.

have been planted with trees and grass. 5 m using the tailings on site and by stepping in towards the centre with each raise. Dam heights vary with local requirements but are currently built to a height of approximately 50 m in the Copper Cliff Tailings Disposal Area at Sudbury.

At present, the 'A', 'CD' and 'M' areas (Fig. ) are at their final elevation and areFile Size: 5MB. A mine closure program was initiated to permanently close acres of copper tailings at the White Pine Mine (WPM) Tailings in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

The most important component of the closure plan in terms of cost and meeting water quality criteria was to design and implement a revegetation plan which would control wind andFile Size: KB. • Mine tailings provided by a local mining company • Sodium hydroxide • Deionized water Mine Tailings-Based Geopolymer Bricks Chemical Compound (%) SiO 2 Al 2 O 3 Fe 2 O 3 CaO MgO SO 3 Na 2 O K 2 O 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 10 1 Particle szi e (mm) Percent passni g (%) Fine sand Silt File Size: 2MB.

@article{osti_, title = {The use of livestock as a tool for reclamation of copper tailings in southern Arizona}, author = {Bengson, S A}, abstractNote = {The use of livestock as a tool for reclamation of copper tailings is not necessarily new.

It stems from the concept of using livestock as a management tool for enhancing ecosystems. Dold and Fontboté (; ) showed that in strongly acidic oxidation zones (paste pH 4), the upward transport of metals leads to the formation of water-soluble sulfate minerals at the surface of porphyry copper tailings.

The pH of the Nacozari mine tailings ranges from to and so this process would be expected to occur (Table 1).Cited by:   Slumps, g piles can be unstable, and experience landslides. Inin Aberfan, Wales, a hill of mining debris famously collapsed onto buildings, resulting in deaths.

There are also cases where wintertime avalanches occurred on tailings, with loss of life for residents : Frederic Beaudry. This paper presents the feasibility of incorporating copper mine tailings (MT) as a partial substitute for cement in the development of concrete.

The copper mine tailings used for this study have been accumulating for several decades at the tailings dump of Hindustan Copper Ltd. at Khetri, Rajasthan. Hence, alternative uses of MT need to be thought while keeping in mind that the utilization.

The purpose of last week’s meeting was to inform the public about the Resolution Copper Mine Tailings Project and answer questions the public may have. Resolution Copper Mine (RCM) will create 3, jobs. $5 billion or more will be spent to design and build the mine, and. As sulphidic mine tailings are highly reactive when exposed to air and water, the deposit environment is a complex system of coupled physical and biochemical processes (Younger et al., Geotechnical aspects of the CuMo mine project include the excavation of the mine pit, processing of ore, and the tailings dam constructed using waste material from the mine.

otal Tvolume of the excavated mine pit he t estimated to be was billion cubic meters (BCM) based on the geometry of the proposed mine pit (USDA ).File Size: 1MB. A tailings dam at Plakalnitsa copper mine near the city of Vratsa failed.

A totalcu m of mud and water inundated Vratsa and the nearby village of Zgorigrad, which suffered widespread damage. The official death toll isbut the unofficial estimate was more than Certej dam failure: Octo Certej Mine, Romania: Abandoned mine tailings from a wide variety of industries are found around the world.

The chemical composition of tailings depends on the minerals mined and the extraction technique. This sounds like an error in the text book and in articles such as that on the BBC, a misapprehension by the writers.

"Phytomining" is theoretically possible, but. for remediation of mine tailings sites in arid and semi arid environments. The goal is to create a vegetative cap using native plants that will 1) prevent wind and water erosion of the tailings, 2) stabilize metal contaminants in the rooting zone, and 3) avoid shoot uptake of metal contaminants.

This seminar will provide a discussion of. Mission Mine, Tucson Text edited by Rob Vugteveen, Director, Asarco Mineral Discovery Center.

Water Reclamation and Tailings. The concentrated ore, now called copper concentrate, is dewatered and dried to about 10% moisture content.

It is shipped by truck to the Asarco smelter in Hayden, Arizona. The effects of biosolid amendment on revegetation of two copper mine tailing sites at a commercial copper mine were monitored. The two sites were amended with Class A biosolids in December (Site 1) and December (Site 2).Cited by: 5.

The engineering characteristics of tailings are in most instances influenced by the degree of thickening and the method of deposition.

It is therefore essential that while investigating the properties of tailings that the physical characteristics and material parameters (e.g. beach slope angles, particle size segregation, water recovery) that can occur as a result of varied deposition.

Open pit production mining and use of the TMF commenced in The mine continued to operate until November at which time operations were suspended due to market conditions. The mine and the tailings area remained inactive until the mine was reopenedin File Size: 8MB.number of studies have qualified mine tailings for use in construction works.

For instance Dean et al., () qualified copper mine tailings for manufacturing building blocks. Elsewhere, copper, lead, zinc gold and iron ore mine tailings have been used to produce cemented blocks (Jacobi, ; Struthers, ).File Size: KB.Copper recovery potential from old tailings was assessed based on historical data.

• The higher tailings grades are not the result of an inefficient past flotation. • The higher Cu feed grades explain the higher grades found in the studied tailings. • A low Cu recovery by Cited by: