TAilings and IndustriaL waste ENGineering Center

Courses

Course 1

Fundamentals of Tailings Engineering



Instructors: Christopher Bareither, Scott Olson, Terry Eldridge, Chris Hatton
Date: March 22 - 26, 2021
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  • Tailings generation (mineral processing, tailings production).
  • Tailings characterization (Physical and geochemical characterization).
  • Tailings continuum and rheology (Separation, dewatering, thickening, and filtering).
  • Tailings operations and geotechnics (overview of design).
  • Tailings Innovation and minimization

Course 2

Interpretation and Implementation of the New Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management

Instructors: Christopher Bareither, Jorge Macedo and TAILENG AB/BIP Members
(August 16-19, 2021,
online delivery, 10 hours over 4 days)
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  • Antecedents to the GIST
  • Design considerations
  • Operation, monitoring considerations
  • Risk management
  • Closure
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Course 3

Geotechnical Analysis of Waste Storage Facilities



Instructors: Scott Olson, Jonathan Bray and TAILENG AB/BIP Members
(September 27-30,2021, online delivery, 12 hours over 4 days )
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  • Introduction, overview of geotechnical analysis
  • Modeling of tailings/waste storage facilities
  • Seepage analysis
  • Limit equilibrium stability analysis
  • Stress-deformation analysis
  • Liquefaction hazard
  • Dam break analysis
  • Risk analysis
  • Design considerations and illustrative examples

Course 4

Static and Cyclic Liquefaction of Mine Tailings


Instructors: Jorge Macedo, Jonathan Bray and TAILENG AB/BIP Members
(December 6-9, 2021,
online delivery, 10 hours over 4 days)
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  • Overview
  • Liquefaction susceptibility
  • Monotonic and cyclic response
  • Field and laboratory testing
  • Evaluation of static liquefaction
  • Evaluation of cyclic liquefaction
  • Design considerations for TSFs
  • Illustrative case histories
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