Posts tagged #tailing reservoir

Bioremediation of tailings and waste dumps

Mining processes of mineral extraction are neither completely efficient nor able to recover all expended and reusable reagents and chemicals from them. Process effluents known as tailings are generally stored in surface reservoirs; in recent times of high volume related to the current extensive exploitation of low grade ores.

Posted on October 1, 2013 and filed under Mining, Water quality.