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Tailings Paste Disposal – More than Water Recovery

Posted by Mark T. Biesinger on March 22, 2016

The minerals industry has faced increasing pressures in recent years in the management of tailings streams. Environmental, economic and other factors have led many minerals producers to explore the technology of making and using “paste.” With the increasing number of installations worldwide, this technology has proved to not only be industry accepted, but economically advantageous. The ability of paste thickeners to produce a higher concentration underflow leads to significant water recovery and savings and also reduces the cost of containment structures.

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Category: Paste Thickening

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