Bituminous geomembrane for a South Australian mine

June 1st, 2021

Coletanche ES3 on the TSF embankment for copper-gold project in South Australia The Oz Minerals Carrapateena mine is a copper-gold project located 99 miles (160 km) north of Port Augusta in South Australia. The ore is processed on-site to produce a gold-copper concentrate. A lined tailings storage facility (TSF) was required to receive the tailings […]

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Bituminous geomembranes (BGM) for ponds in mining

February 1st, 2021

By Natalie Daly and Bernard Breul  FIGURE 1 RUSAL Alumina clarifier pond bituminous geomembrane (BGM) liner, Ireland Bitumen has emerged as a standard 20th-century waterproofing material in civil and water engineering in the form of bituminous concrete, asphalt and bituminous geomembranes. The first applications of bituminous geomembranes (BGM) were in France in 1975 near Grenoble […]

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