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Paste 2020 | Paste, Thickened and Filtered Mine Tailings

June 9 - June 12

Paste 2020 Mine tailings conference

The 23rd International Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Mine Tailings will be held on June 9-12, 2020 SANTIAGO, CHILE. The conference currently has a call for abstracts available.

The event is themed ‘Technologies for efficient and safe tailings management’

AREAS OF INTEREST FOR THE CONFERENCE  PROGRAM

  • Thickening and filtration
  • Transportation
  • Rheology
  • Surface disposal
  • Underground and backfill
  • Closure and rehabilitation
  • Case studies
  • Emerging issues and technologies

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Don’t miss the opportunity to share experiences and be part of Paste 2020. Interested professionals are invited to submit a 200-300 word abstract of their paper in English by October 211 2019. Abstracts should be sent to paste@gecamin.com

Further information is available here

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics will be running the Is the Future Filtered? Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course alongside this event.

Tailings filtration provides many potential benefits, including improved water recovery and the ability to deposit and compact the filtered tailings to form a stable, engineered landform. However, there are also many concerns and potential pitfalls in adopting a filtered tailings management system, including high capital costs, equipment reliability, clogging of filter cloths, appropriate wash systems and optimisation of placement techniques.

Drawing on experiences from a number of operational filtered tailings facilities, the short course will discuss available technologies, appropriate test programmes to determine relevant design parameters, operational challenges and cost comparisons.

Designers, consultants, owners and operators, mine planners, regulators and researchers would all benefit from attending this short course, which will provide a valuable opportunity to examine a rapidly growing technology that is likely to see increased adoption in the future.

This event will run alongside the 23rd International Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Tailings, to be held in Santiago, Chile, 9-12 June 2020.

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Organizer

Australian Centre for Geomechanics
Phone:
(+61 8) 6488 3300
Email:
info-acg@uwa.edu.au
Website:
www.acg.uwa.edu.au

Venue

W Santiago
Isidora Goyenechea 3000, Las Condes, Región Metropolitana
Santiago, Región Metropolitana 3000 Chile
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Phone:
+56 2 2770 0000
Website:
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sclwh-w-santiago/