Mining - Tailings & Waste

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges that relate to tailings and waste.

  • Acid Rock Drainage: The Problem with Rates

    Acid Rock Drainage: The Problem with Rates

    The concept of rates lies at the center of mining

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  • Avalanche safety offers lessons to prevent tailings dam failures

    Avalanche safety offers lessons to prevent tailings dam failures

    Tailings safety can be improved by learning from other disciplines and by acknowledging human factors

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  • Published in Mining Magazine: Mining Towards Renewable Energy

    Published in Mining Magazine: Mining Towards Renewable Energy

    Stantec experts examine how pumped storage can be an ideal solution at mine sites

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  • The Engineer of Record for Mine Waste Stewardship

    The Engineer of Record for Mine Waste Stewardship

    What mine financiers and investors need to know about the critical role of an Engineer of Record

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  • Published in International Mining Magazine: Considering alternative tailings discharge

    Published in International Mining Magazine: Considering alternative tailings discharge

    Bryan Ulrich argues that central tailings discharge can be especially advantageous at closure

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  • Stantec ERA Issue 01 | The Energy Remix

    Stantec ERA Issue 01 | The Energy Remix

    What is the future of the energy market?

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  • Filtered Tailings Technology: A new era for mine tailings storage

    Filtered Tailings Technology: A new era for mine tailings storage

    Filtered tailings technology offers options for storing mine tailings in an environmentally friendly manner

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  • Toward the Sensible Use of Tailings Filtering Technology

    Toward the Sensible Use of Tailings Filtering Technology

    Stantec's Bryan Ulrich shares insights on the paper he presented at the Tailings and Mine Waste 2018 conference

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  • Australia leaps toward tailings risk management through adoption of EOR practice

    Australia leaps toward tailings risk management through adoption of EOR practice

    In Australia and across the world, external tailings management programs are being established to mitigate the risk of tailings dam failures

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  • The cleaner, drier future of mine waste

    The cleaner, drier future of mine waste

    The Mount Polley tailings dam failure has spurred a look at tailings alternatives

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  • How the valuation of tailings, wastes, water and other externalities can lower the risk premium and add to a property's value

    How the valuation of tailings, wastes, water and other externalities can lower the risk premium and add to a property's value

    How the valuation of tailings, wastes, water and other externalities can lower the risk premium and add to a property's value

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  • Reducing liabilities through progressive mine closure

    Reducing liabilities through progressive mine closure

    One of the most vexing problems that mining companies face has nothing to do with mining: it's what happens to the mine after the minerals have been depleted.

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  • Tailing Stewardship

    Tailing Stewardship

    Resa Furey and coauthor Mike Jacobs, director, water and tailings at Goldcorp, provide insights into the global stewardship program.

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  • Alternative tailing disposal—is it the ‘silver bullet’ for mine waste?

    Alternative tailing disposal—is it the ‘silver bullet’ for mine waste?

    New technology promises to reduce water, create a smaller environmental footprint and reduce long-term risks for mines

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