Design and Construction of Tailings Ponds and Reclamation Facilities — Case Histories

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 798, 1978

J. D. Jones and R. G. Jenkins, (At time of writing with) Kilborn Limited, Toronto, Ontario

The geographic occurrence of economic mineral deposits presents a variety of problems in modern tailings disposal operations. This paper presents case histories in several sectors of the mineral industry as well as the several stages of operations planning required for new designs, system expansion, reactivation of abandoned systems and upgrading to present environmental standards.
Keywords: Environmental control, Tailings ponds, Reclamation, Thierry Project, Madawaska Mines Ltd., Madeleine Mines Ltd., Water reclaim, Dams.