June 2000Volume 52 Issue 6
New technology discussed at Tailings and Mine Waste '00
Mining Engineering, 2000, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 92-95
PREVIEW:Through advanced technology and innovative thinking, the mining industry has become one of the world’s leading industries in environmental protection. But it only takes one Summitville, Omai or, most recently, the Aurul gold tailings retreatment operation in Romania to provide ammunition to the industry’s critics in their attempts to sway public opinion against mining. So for the mining industry to continue operating with the public’s support, it must continue to improve its tailings waste-disposal processes and the dams that hold this waste.
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