1st Edition

Tailings and Mine Waste 2003
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Vail, Colorado, 12-15 October 2003

ISBN 9789058095930
Published December 31, 2002 by CRC Press
538 Pages

USD $290.00

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Book Description

Presenting cutting-edge thinking in the fields of mine and mill tailings, and mine waste, these proceedings also discuss current and future issues facing the mining and environmental communities, including matters dealing with technical capabilities and developments, regulations, and environmental concerns.

Papers address the following key areas:

· site characterization and monitoring
· reclamation and remediation
· protective liners, covers and barriers
· design, operation and disposal
· groundwater and surface water quality and modelling
· geotechnical and geochemical aspects
· reprocessing, utilization and treatment
· radioactivity and risk
· new technology
· policies and procedures
· case histories.