The Industrial Centre of Particle Science & Engineering of the University of Leeds, Golder Associates (UK) Limited and Dorr-Oliver Eimco hosted the Ninth International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings (Paste 2006) in Limerick, Ireland, from 3-7 April 2006. This seminar focused on the latest innovations and advancements in the preparation, transportation and disposal of paste and thickened tailings in a safe and environmentally sound way. The objective of the seminar was to allow academics, designers, practitioners, consultants and suppliers to exchange knowledge, experiences and lessons learnt in different case studies and projects around the world.
Paste 2006 brought together top operators and technology developers to share their experiences. Companies and all participants interested or involved in paste technology had the opportunity to share information about innovative strategies and processes to help maintain a comprehensive advantage.
These proceedings provide essential reading for anyone considering the application of paste.