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(PDF) Iron Ore Tailings: Characterization and Applications

Keywords: iron ore tailings, mining waste, iron oxide, technological application. 1. Introduction. Iron is the fourth most abundant . element and accounts for about 5% of . the Earth’s crust ...

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(PDF) Generation and Treatment of Iron Ore Tailings

Today many types of tailings are generated in the mining operations. Particularly, in the iron ore industry, although 99% of the generated tailings are composed by non-toxic elements, it came into ...

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Iron ore tailings dry stacking in Pau Branco mine, Brazil ...

2016-10-1  The mining industry has seen several significant dam failures in recent years. Dam failures are associated with errors in design, implementation, operation, and monitoring (Azam, 2014, ).Dewatered stockpiling (dry stacking) is a safer alternative to tailings dams (Rico et al., 2008, ) for tailings disposal; however, this method has not yet been used in iron ore mines in Brazil, where ...

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What are the iron ore tailings application technology ...

2021-10-15  iron tailings are distinguished on the basis of their primary elements, which facilitate the selection of different ways of use. Generally, they are divided into four types: 1. Anshan high-silicon iron tailings. This type of iron tailings is the largest type of iron tailings, with high silicon content, and some SiO2 content is as high as 75%.

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Mexican iron ore mine surface paste tailings system ...

Mexican iron ore mine – surface paste tailings system development: a case study L Botham and J Johnson 46 Paste 2018, Perth, Australia Figure 3 Bench-scale rheology test result (HaakeTM ViscotesterTM 550) The recommended paste type thickener for this application is the WesTech HiDenistyTM and the general dimensions of 15 m diameter, an 8 m vertical sidewall and a 14° floor

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Effects of iron ore tailings on the compressive strength ...

2020-11-10  Iron ore tailings (IOT) are mining waste obtained during the beneficiation process to concentrate iron ore , . The discharge capacity of tailings in China increases every year, accounting for more than 50% of the world's tailings discharge. The storage of IOT accounts for

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Tailings - Rio Tinto

Iron ore, one of the most abundant metals on Earth, is the primary raw material used to make steel. Operations. ... an international standard for tailings management aimed at preventing catastrophic failure and enhancing the safety of mine tailings facilities around the world.

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Mineralogical Characterisation of Iron Ore Tailings by ...

2017-8-24  iron ore tailings have been made in terms of their potential applications in the mining sector through its use as a low-grade ore and ceramic industry, partly replacement of matter material used [7,4]. The samples selected for this study are tailings iron ore

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China: a state of "tailings disaster" - Mines and Communities

On September 8, 2008, an unlicensed iron ore tailings pond in north China's Shanxi Province burst, unleashing a wave of mud and mining wastes that inundated a downstream village with more than 1,000 residents. The disaster resulted in at least 277 deaths and economic losses of more than 96 million yuan.

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Marampa Haematite Iron Ore Mine - Mining Technology ...

The Marampa mine is a brownfield haematite iron ore mine located approximately 150km north-east of Freetown in Sierra. Exploration activities have identified several iron ore prospects at the Marampa mine. Marampa's primary ore deposits had been drilled up

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Effects of iron ore tailings on the compressive strength ...

2020-11-10  Iron ore tailings (IOT) are mining waste obtained during the beneficiation process to concentrate iron ore , . The discharge capacity of tailings in China increases every year, accounting for more than 50% of the world's tailings discharge. The storage of IOT accounts for

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China: a state of "tailings disaster" - Mines and Communities

On September 8, 2008, an unlicensed iron ore tailings pond in north China's Shanxi Province burst, unleashing a wave of mud and mining wastes that inundated a downstream village with more than 1,000 residents. The disaster resulted in at least 277 deaths and economic losses of more than 96 million yuan.

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Characterisation of Tailings from Itakpe Iron Ore Mine ...

At the Itakpe iron ore mine, the ratio of waste to ore is 4:1. The ratio of tailings to concentrate is commonly very high, generally around 200:1 [6]. For instance, it has been reported that in Western Australia, on average, the production of 1 tonne of iron ore

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(PDF) Iron ore tailings dry stacking in Pau Branco mine ...

Dewatered stockpiling (dry stacking) is a safer alternative to tailings dams (Rico et al., 2008, [3]) for tailings disposal; however, this method has not yet been used in iron ore mines in Brazil ...

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Mexican iron ore mine surface paste tailings system ...

Mexican iron ore mine – surface paste tailings system development: a case study L Botham and J Johnson 46 Paste 2018, Perth, Australia Figure 3 Bench-scale rheology test result (HaakeTM ViscotesterTM 550) The recommended paste type thickener for this application is the WesTech HiDenistyTM and the general dimensions of 15 m diameter, an 8 m vertical sidewall and a 14° floor

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Mineralogical Characterisation of Iron Ore Tailings by ...

2017-8-24  iron ore tailings have been made in terms of their potential applications in the mining sector through its use as a low-grade ore and ceramic industry, partly replacement of matter material used [7,4]. The samples selected for this study are tailings iron ore

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Sustainable use of mine waste and tailings with suitable ...

2018-6-26  Utilization of mine waste rocks and tailings in concrete as aggregates will help in sustainable . and greener development. The literature shows the potential use of iron ore tailings as a replacement of . natural fine aggregates. As natural sand reserves are d. epleting day by day, there is a need for substitution for . sand in concrete.

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Stabilization of iron ore tailings with cement and ...

2020-5-23  Iron ore tailings. A number of representative iron ore tailing samples were acquired from different locations of the dry tailing disposal areas (cf. Fig. 2).As illustrated in Fig. 3, the tailings were loosely dumped as piles; thus, their sampling did not necessitate any particular practice and merely involved filling bags with a hand shovel.A total number of 16 tailing samples, namely T1 to ...

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Marampa Haematite Iron Ore Mine - Mining Technology ...

The Marampa mine is a brownfield haematite iron ore mine located approximately 150km north-east of Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 100% owned by London Mining, the project includes a 319km² exploration licence that borders the Marampa mining lease,

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A Metal Sorption/Desorption Study to Assess the Potential ...

2014-2-25  The Golgohar Iron Ore Mine in southern Iran is a large open pit that operates below the groundwater table; until now, its tailings have been disposed of without proper environmental safeguards. A tailings dam, constructed with environmental standards, has been proposed to address this problem. So, it was important to assess the effect of the solid and liquid wastes on the sorption/desorption ...

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Characterisation of Tailings from Itakpe Iron Ore Mine ...

At the Itakpe iron ore mine, the ratio of waste to ore is 4:1. The ratio of tailings to concentrate is commonly very high, generally around 200:1 [6]. For instance, it has been reported that in Western Australia, on average, the production of 1 tonne of iron ore

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Utilisation of iron ore tailings as aggregates in concrete

2021-2-12  Utilisation of iron ore tailings as aggregates in concrete Francis Atta Kuranchie 1*, Sanjay Kumar Shukla , Daryoush Habibi and Alireza Mohyeddin1 Abstract: Sustainable handling of iron ore tailings is of prime concern to all stakehold-ers who are into iron ore mining. This study seeks to add value to the tailings by utilis-

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UTILIZATION OF IRON ORE TAILINGS AS REPLACEMENT

2019-4-21  ore has dumped about 200 million metric tons of iron ore tailings at Lakya Dam. The company conducted mining for more than 25 years in Kudremukh until it stopped mining in 2005. In the process of beneficiation, it has dumped iron ore tailings in Lakya Dam, which was constructed as an ecological dam for this purpose. 1.1 Objectives Determining ...

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Communities resist Chinese mining company's iron ore ...

2019-12-18  Communities resist Chinese mining company's iron ore tailings dam. Bloco 8, one of Brazil's biggest iron ore waste dams, is challenged over environmental licensing manoeuvres and water security. State and federal prosecutors are trying to stop

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China: a state of "tailings disaster" - Mines and Communities

On September 8, 2008, an unlicensed iron ore tailings pond in north China's Shanxi Province burst, unleashing a wave of mud and mining wastes that inundated a downstream village with more than 1,000 residents. The disaster resulted in at least 277 deaths and economic losses of more than 96 million yuan.

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Marampa Haematite Iron Ore Mine - Mining Technology ...

The Marampa mine is a brownfield haematite iron ore mine located approximately 150km north-east of Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 100% owned by London Mining, the project includes a 319km² exploration licence that borders the Marampa mining lease,

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Top trends in tailings closure - Canadian Mining Journal

2021-6-8  Top trends in tailings closure. The reclaimed Holden Mine closure project in Washington state (photographed in 2019) is a great example of a sustainable mine closure. Credit: Stantec. In 2019, a tailings dam at the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine near Brumadinho, Brazil, suffered a devastating failure. When the tailings dam collapsed, it ...

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A Metal Sorption/Desorption Study to Assess the Potential ...

2014-2-25  The Golgohar Iron Ore Mine in southern Iran is a large open pit that operates below the groundwater table; until now, its tailings have been disposed of without proper environmental safeguards. A tailings dam, constructed with environmental standards, has been proposed to address this problem. So, it was important to assess the effect of the solid and liquid wastes on the sorption/desorption ...

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tailings Dam Archives - Australian Mining

2021-11-12  Experts have blamed the massive tailings dam rupture at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine in Brumadinho in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais on drainage problems. December 13, 2019 0 ...

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Overview - Taconite Mining: Technology, Taxes, Tailings ...

2020-5-5  1979: Mining industry has completely changed over to taconite versus high grade ore mining, with 7 plants in operation on the Iron Range. 1980: Reserve Mining completes on land taconite tailings disposal and discharge into Lake Superior stops. 1986: Reserve Mining Company files for bankruptcy.

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