The ACG seeks to build upon the skills and knowledge of mining operators and industry practitioners and assist operations to improve mine safety and production performance. This training DVD will provide guidance to personnel involved in the management and operation of tailings storage facilities that will facilitate the adoption of accepted practices for the management of mine tailings.
Overview of types of tailings facilities and methods of construction used in various industries
Integrating operations into the tailings management Life Cycle
Risk management and geotechnical issues in tailings disposal
Potential modes of failure of tailings storage facilities, including examples from actual failures
Requirements of an Operations Manual and the implementation of an appropriate monitoring regime
High quality tailings storage facility images and graphics
Reflects Australian practice
Applicable to most tailings storage facility operations
This content was published in 2007. You acknowledge the information provided and personal protective equipment shown may be outdated or no longer applicable. The content was based on Australian standards at the time of production and this may no longer be reflective of your individual or company’s requirements or of global mining standards.
The information contained in the DVD is for general educational and informative purposes only. Except to the extent required by law, the ACG makes no representations or warranties express or implied as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information stored therein. To the extent permitted by law, the ACG excludes all liability for loss or damage of any kind at all (including indirect or consequential loss or damage) arising from the information in this DVD or use of such information. You acknowledge that the information provided in this DVD is to assist you with undertaking your own enquiries and analyses and you should seek independent professional advice before acting in reliance on the information contained herein. While all care has been taken in presenting this information herein, no liability is accepted for errors or omissions. The views expressed in this DVD are those of the editors and may not necessarily reflect those of the ACG. Viewers are cautioned to take expert advice.