High Density Tailings Slurry Engineering

Tailings Storage Engineering
September 22, 2016
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September 22, 2016
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The list below shows the most recent projects that WWL has been involved in.

Upgrade/Remediation of Existing Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF)

Commodity TSF Tonnes (T/mth) Area (ha) Client
Platinum Waterval 550000 100 Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd
Gold Kinross 200000 100 Kinross Mines Ltd
Gold Western Areas (North), East dam 80000 40 Western Areas Gold Mine Ltd
Gold REGM Millsite 180000 100 Randfontein Estates Gold Mine Ltd
Gold ERPM 150000 120 East Rand Propietry Mines Ltd
Gold Durban Deep 180000 200 Durban Deep Mines Ltd
Gold Fairview 30000 30 Barberton Mines Ltd
Gold Rio Paracatu 2500000 50 Moro Do Ouro Mine Ltd
Gold KCGM 600000 150 Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Ltd
Gold Osborne 150000 48 Placer Pacific (Osborne) Pty Ltd
Ash AECI Dams 1-5 22000 50 AECI Limited
Fluorite Buffalo 80000 40 Transvaal Mining And Investment Co Ltd
Andalusite Krugerspost 20000 20 Cullinan Minerals Pty Ltd
Copper Palabora 840000 200 Palabora Mining Company Ltd
Copper Esperanza-Centinela 3000000 1500 Antofagasta Minerals
Uranium Rossing Uranium Limited 2400000 60 Rio Tinto
Magnetite Palabora 750000 150 Palabora Mining Company Ltd
Diamond Mafikeng Diamond 30000 25 RTZ Management Services Ltd
Diamond Argyle 1000000 400 Argyle Diamond Mine, Western Australia
Gypsum Chloorkop 20000 25 Kynoch Fertilisers Ltd (formerly Triornf)
Iron Ore Robe Mesa J TSF1/2 300000 120 Pilbara Iron/Robe River Iron Associates


Existing TSF Improvement


In addition to TSF design, the WWL team has developed several beaching predictions. The list below shows the most recent projects that WWL has been involved in.

Beaching Prediction

Mine Tonnes (T/mth) Country Client
Osborne Mining Operations 120000 Australia Chinova Resources
Rossing Uranium Limited 1200000 Namibia Rio Tinto
Caserones 3500000 Chile Lumina Copper Chile
Collahuasi 4350000 Chile Anglo American & Glencore
Mantos Blancos 350000 Chile Anglo America Chile
Chuqicamata 4500000 Chile Codelco
Radomiro Tomic 4000000 Chile Codelco
El Abra 3750000 Chile Freeport McMoran
Esperanza 3000000 Chile Antofagasta Minerals
El Tofo 3600000 Chile Compañia de Acero del Pacifico
Minera Florida 72000 Chile Yamana Gold
Antamina 4500000 Peru BHP Billiton & Glencore
Two Oil Sands Operations Confidential Canada Confidential

Beaching Prediction