Tailings Facility Design, Operation, and Closure

Content
13 modules

Rating

Course Length
19 hours

Instructor
Edumine Courses

Released
07 Dec 2020

Price
$299.00

Description

Most mines produce tailings: the ultimate waste product that results from mining the ore body, processing the ore, and recovering the valuable metals and minerals. The tailings are the waste product that results from mining, crushing, grinding, and chemically treating the ore. This course covers tailings as part of the mining process, tailings types and characteristics, tailings facility types and components, and tailings facility design, performance, construction, operation and closure... illustrated by case histories.

This course is for anyone involved in the different aspects of tailings listed above, including engineers, environmentalists, geologists, operators and regulators.

Author

  • Jack Caldwell P.E., MS.(Eng.), LLB

 

Duration 19 Hours
Access 90 Days
Category Geotechnics
Level Cross Train
Version Date April 20th, 2012

 

Objectives

Course Content

This course comprises 21 viewing sessions, each of approximately 60 minutes duration, plus supporting figures, tables, case studies and interactive reviews that confirm your achievement of the learning objectives. The total duration of the course is approximately 19 hours.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and discuss the different types of tailings that must be dealt with and the different types of tailings facilities in use.

  • Identify and discuss the principles of tailings impoundment placement and design.

  • Appreciate the different failure modes that may occur with tailings impoundments and the associated risks.

  • Identify and discuss the different requirements and concerns with respect to construction, operation and closure of a tailings facility.

Recommended Background

  • A degree or diploma in engineering, geology or environmental science.

  • Experience in design, construction or operation of large waste structures in mining.

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Edumine Certification

Learning Credits

CEU
1.9
PDH
19.0
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Table of contents
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Module 1: Tailings Facility Design, Operation, and Closure
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Knowledge Check - Module 1: Tailings Facility Design, Operation, and Closure
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Module 2: Tailings Types
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Knowledge Check - Module 2: Tailings Types
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Module 3: Impoundment Types and Facility Components
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Knowledge Check - Module 3: Impoundment Types and Facility Components
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Module 4: Impoundment Placement and Design
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Knowledge Check - Module 4: Impoundment Placement and Design
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Module 5: Construction, Operation and Performance
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Knowledge Check - Module 5: Construction, Operation and Performance
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Module 6: Closure
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Knowledge Check - Module 6: Closure
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Added 3 months ago, by Mitchel
 
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Added 8 months ago, by Christopher
 
Added about 1 year ago, by Burak
sketches are not readable , mostly discussed case studies of tailings dams around the world.
 
Added about 1 year ago, by Anonymous
Nice course
 
Added about 1 year ago, by Anonymous
Provides full range of issues related to tailings storage facilities through full life cycle
 
Added over 1 year ago, by Rob
Excellent course, thank you
 
Added over 1 year ago, by GUILHERME
 
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