Mine Tailings

(2 Day Training Course)

Mine Tailings Course


Mine tailings disposal and management for mining.


Attendees will gain an in-depth knowledge of the broader aspects of tailings history, guidelines, and standards in the mining industry. A strong understanding of tailings management and the design of tailings dams will be covered. The course will address dry stacked tailings and operating practices, including retreatment and clean-up.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending this course. Throughout the course, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Appreciate the history of tailings
  • Understand tailings management, guidelines and standards
  • Understand the design of tailings dams
  • Understand the use of dry stacked tailings
  • Techniques, procedures and operating practices used
  • Competency in tailings re-treatment and clean up

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

DAY 1:

  1. Introduction
  2. Guidelines & Standards
  3. Tailings Management Systems
  4. Design of Tailings Storage Facilities
  5. Leading Practice Tailings
  6. Management

DAY 2:

  1. Applying Sustainability to Tailings
  2. Management
  3. Dry Stacked Tailings
  4. Tailing Dam Failures
  5. Operation of Facilities
  6. Tailings Re-Treatment & Clean up

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the principles, mechanisms, equipment, facilities and practices used in mine tailing management and disposal.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Geologists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Accountants, brokers & investors
  • Administration staff

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to training@metsengineering.com

Mine Tailings Course

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