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Smart monitoring solutions offered for tailings dams

December 6th, 2023

Demand for smart monitoring solutions in tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and waste management infrastructure has increased, following governing bodies’ introducing new standards to mitigate TSF failures, says test and measurement solutions specialist TANDM application engineer Stewart Chaperon. Smart monitoring technology allows for early detection of leaks in tailings storage facilities’ liner systems and monitors the strain […]

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Testing a new method for mining-waste storage using polymer-enhanced geosynthetic clay liners

July 31st, 2018

Geosynthetic clay liners (GCL) and polymer-modified geosynthetic clay liners (PMG) are gaining favor for use in industrial waste disposal and ore-processing applications (Athanassopoulos et al. 2015, Donovan et al. 2016a, Donovan et al. 2016b). The GCL or PMG can be a component of a composite liner system that will allow for increased performance (relative to […]

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