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Mine Tailings

Soil and Dust Solutions provides a cost effective and long term solution for the treatment of Mine Tailings Storage Facilities. 

Dust control on Mine tailings is a necessity in terms of regulating the environmental impact, the effect on neighbouring communities, as well as eliminating risk and liabilities for fines for dust control violations.

  • Once applied will provide effective dust suppression for up to 10 years                                                                                
  • EBS is environmentally safe & easy to apply                                                 
  • PM 10 and PM 2.5 compliant              
  • Will not leach into the water  tables
  • Will not effect the structural integrity of the tailings
  • Is effective on materials with high or low PH levels
  • Will create a crust that will not be effected by rain, wind, or UV rays
  • Will protect the surface from erosion
  • Will  prevent any windblown dust

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Application of EBS to a Tailings Storage Facility

 

Having the right equipment available for the application to the TSF allows for faster, more accurate and efficient applications, covering an average of 20 to 30 hectares per day. (20,000 to 30,000 m2 per day)

EBS Mine Tailings Treatment
Mine Tailings Treatment at Eastplats Platinum Mine

Effective Mine Tailings management will ensure:

  • Decreased liability
  • Environmental compliance
  • Decreased effect on neighbouring communities
  • An over all decreased environmental impact

EBS eliminates the need for expensive maintenance, intensive shade cloth barriers or irrigation systems, no further water use for dust suppression is required.

OUR VALUE ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS® FOR DUST CONTROL AND REMEDIATION OF TAILING FACILITIES TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE FOLLOWING:

  • Tailings Deposition Schedule
  • Direction of Prevailing Wind
  • Buttress, Sides and Slopes, Beach Areas
  • Accessibility
  • Existing Condition
  • Current Erosion Problems

OUR MOST RECENT MINE TAILINGS PROJECT – HARMONY KALGOLD