mine water treatment strategies at resolution copper

Mine Water Treatment Strategies at Resolution Copper

Resolution Copper Water Treatment • Required for dewatering old Magma Mine workings adjacent to new work areas – Safety of shaft sinking-exploration activities • Historic Treatment (pre -1996) – Onsite ponds – AZPDES requirement only • Present Day – Over 2.5 billion gallons to dewater (2008)

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mine water treatment strategies resolution copper mining

Mine Water Treatment Strategies Resolution Copper Mining

Resolution Copper Water Treatment. Required for dewatering old Magma Mine workings adjacent to new work areas. Safety of shaft sinking-exploration activities. Historic Treatment (pre -1996) Onsite ponds . AZPDES requirement only. Present Day. Over 2.5 billion gallons to dewater (2008) NewHDS treatment process: Lime (pH) and Soda Ash (prevent scaling)

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water - resolution copper

Water - Resolution Copper

The Resolution Copper Mine Plan of Operations, deemed complete by the USFS in 2014, would use between 16,000 and 20,000 acre-feet of water every year, and on average about 12,000 acre-feet per year For the past several years, we’ve been purchasing Colorado River water from the Central Arizona Project and storing it for future use

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resolution copper mine water treatment plant - overview

Resolution Copper Mine Water Treatment Plant - Overview

Resolution Copper Mining • Resolution Copper Mining (RCM) is a limited liability company • Ownership: – Resolution Copper Company (55%), a Rio Tinto plc subsidiary – BHP Copper, Inc. (45%), a BHP-Billiton plc subsidiary • Large, underground Cu/Mo deposit in Magma Mine district • Present status – Undertaking pre-feasibility studies

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rcm10911 water management summary v1 - resolution copper

RCM10911 Water Management Summary v1 - Resolution Copper

Water will be used primarily to cool the mine’s interior and process the copper we extract. At each step of planning and design, we look for new ways to minimize the amount of water consumed. RECYCLING WASTE WATER Resolution Copper is working with Science Foundation Arizona and the University of Arizona on technology that may allow us to

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mining report: water management strategies | operations

Mining Report: Water Management Strategies | Operations

To reduce the volume of contaminated water, in dry regions, enough water may be evaporated that no water needs to be discharged, resulting in the containment of contaminates at the mine site. Installing liners and covers on waste rock and ore piles

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report water management in mining: a selection of case studies

Report Water management in mining: a selection of case studies

Water management in mining: a selection of case studies I n t r o d u c t i o n Water’s role in mining processes In mining operations, the most important use of water is typically in mineral processing. Water is required in hydrometallurgical processes (for example, to recover gold and copper from a solution of chemicals). Water is also.

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resolution copper mine: venturing 7,000 feet below earth's

Resolution Copper Mine: Venturing 7,000 feet below Earth's

At the bottom of Resolution Copper mine’s shaft No. 10, pumps push water to a treatment plant on the surface. Water at the bottom is 175 degrees. Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star The east field...

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resolution copper mining water treatment plant - copper

Resolution Copper Mining Water Treatment Plant - Copper

by . This week, Resolution Copper Mining is celebrating five years of operation at its onsite water treatment plant. In the five year history of the plant, water removed from the inner workings of the old Magma Mine has been sent by pipeline to farmers in the New Magma Irrigation and Drainage District.

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massive copper mine tests trump's push to slash regulation

Massive copper mine tests Trump's push to slash regulation

Rio Tinto's proposed Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would tunnel 7,000 feet underground, where rocks radiate heat from the earth’s molten core. It would suck up enough water to supply a city

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resolution copper water reclamation - youtube

Resolution Copper Water Reclamation - YouTube

The Resolution Copper project has removed more than 2 billion gallons of water from the Magma Mine and continues to manage about 300 million gallons of new inflow a year. The ground water is

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life-of-mine ventilation and refrigeration planning

Life-of-Mine Ventilation and Refrigeration Planning

the old Magma Mine. The project is run by Resolution Copper Mining (RCM) which is owned by Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. The orebody is a large, deep, high-grade porphyry copper deposit located close to the historic Magma Vein (Pascoe, Oddie and Edgar, 2008). The mine is planned to be a large, deep and hot, block cave operation.

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resolution copper mine pre-feasibility study

RESOLUTION COPPER MINE PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY

RESOLUTION COPPER MINE PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY REFRIGERATION AND VENTILATION STRATEGY BBE Report 7211 For Resolution Copper Mine Reference Chris Pascoe Prepared by BBE Consulting Morvent Mining Report BBE 7211, Rev B Date October 2012 Revision Notes Date Description Source A Sept 2011 First PFS report version. SB, RM, FvG.

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questions and answers | resolution copper project and land

Questions and Answers | Resolution Copper Project and Land

The mine facilities, including transmission lines, power source, and water treatment facility, are identified in the General Plan of Operations that was submitted by Resolution Copper and is available on the Forest’s website for the project. Power would be sourced from the Salt River Project and transmitted to the mine site via new

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san carlos apache: oak flat mine is environmental

San Carlos Apache: Oak Flat Mine Is Environmental

Resolution Copper currently is not mining any ore, but it has drilled an exploratory Shaft 10, from which it has pulled water, and also built a mine-water treatment plant, among other infrastructure.

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mining in pinal county: an old industry begins anew

Mining in Pinal County: An old industry begins anew

Resolution Copper, located near the town of Superior, is a massive operation. The mine will tunnel more than a mile underground to reach a copper deposit so big that the mine will meet nearly 25% of U.S. demand every year, according to the project’s website. That’s 1 billion pounds of copper produced each year.

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questions and answers | resolution copper project and land

Questions and Answers | Resolution Copper Project and Land

The mine facilities, including transmission lines, power source, and water treatment facility, are identified in the General Plan of Operations that was submitted by Resolution Copper and is available on the Forest’s website for the project. Power would be sourced from the Salt River Project and transmitted to the mine site via new

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key terminology | resolution copper project and land

Key Terminology | Resolution Copper Project and Land

RCM – Resolution Copper Mining ROD - Record of Decision TNF – Tonto National Forest. Mining Terms. Acid-Forming Materials - Earth materials that contain sulfide minerals or other materials that, if exposed to air, water, or weathering processes, form acids that may create acid drainage (as in potentially-acid-generating or reactive rock).

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san carlos apache: oak flat mine is environmental

San Carlos Apache: Oak Flat Mine Is Environmental

Resolution Copper currently is not mining any ore, but it has drilled an exploratory Shaft 10, from which it has pulled water, and also built a mine-water treatment plant, among other infrastructure.

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life-of-mine ventilation and refrigeration planning

Life-of-Mine Ventilation and Refrigeration Planning

the old Magma Mine. The project is run by Resolution Copper Mining (RCM) which is owned by Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. The orebody is a large, deep, high-grade porphyry copper deposit located close to the historic Magma Vein (Pascoe, Oddie and Edgar, 2008). The mine is planned to be a large, deep and hot, block cave operation.

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resolution copper mining - mine plan of operations - youtube

Resolution Copper Mining - Mine Plan of Operations - YouTube

As promised, on November 15, 2013 Resolution Copper filed a Mine Plan of Operations with the U.S. Forest Service, which outlines our detailed plans to design, construct and operate a world-class

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the future of mining tailings management - youtube

THE FUTURE OF MINING TAILINGS MANAGEMENT - YouTube

Water Management is becoming a priority in Mining applications Recent disasters from all over the world clearly demonstrate the dangers of traditional mining water management. Tailings dam

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inside the billion-dollar dig to america’s biggest copper

Inside the Billion-Dollar Dig to America’s Biggest Copper

That mine used an underground block-caving technique, blasting and mining the ore in big panels at different angles, as Resolution will do. Seppala prefers this to open pits.

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exploring a future record setting copper mine - youtube

Exploring a future record setting copper mine - YouTube

Located 70-miles east of Phoenix is the town of Superior, and what one day will be the largest most productive copper mine in the United States. The only problem is the rich ore deposit is buried

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resolution copper | bhp

Resolution Copper | BHP

Resolution Copper Mining - Mine Plan of Operations. Resolution Copper outlines detailed plans to design, construct and operate a world-class mine in ways that are safe, protect the natural surroundings and the area's unique cultural heritage and create sustainable benefits for the community.

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public hearing on resolution copper mine - chamber

Public hearing on Resolution Copper mine - Chamber

A packed Tempe hotel conference room was the site of a Thursday night public hearing on Resolution Copper, a proposed copper mine in northeast Pinal County near Superior, Ariz., that will be the nation’s largest once mining operations begin.

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resolution copper mining | arizona project wet

Resolution Copper Mining | Arizona Project WET

Resolution Copper Mining Resolution Copper Mining At Resolution Copper, we’re committed to responsible development and believe developing Arizona’s natural resources can and must coexist with the environment and our area’s rich and treasured heritage.

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arizona groups: 'hurried' oak flat copper mine review

Arizona Groups: 'Hurried' Oak Flat Copper Mine Review

If the Resolution Copper mine becomes reality, its operations would ultimately send 1.5 billion tons of waste — rock crushed to a fine sand — to a location somewhere in the mine’s vicinity.

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hrm 2012 abstract booklet 03-26-12

HRM 2012 Abstract Booklet 03-26-12

Mine Water Treatment Strategies Resolution Copper Mining and the Eagle Project – Casey McKeon, Ph.D., Resolution Copper Company 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Soil Treatment at the California Gulch NPL Site for Vegetation Reestablishment and Mitigation of Metal Mobility – Stuart Jennings, Reclamation Research Group, LLC Mine Dewatering and Water

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resolution copper invests in mine despite obstacles

Resolution Copper invests in mine despite obstacles

Spent so far by Resolution Copper Mining. $1 billion. More in exploration work to determine whether the mine is feasible. $5 billion. More work needed to start mining. 6,784 feet. Depth of No. 10

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global leader in the mining industry

GLOBAL LEADER IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

WATER MANAGEMENT Antamina Mine, Peru Design and construction of an engineered wetland at 4000 m elevation and sediment and water treatment ponds for runoff from the mine waste rock dumps. Lihir Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea Development of a mine water, sediment and acid rock drainage plan for a mine located on an island formed around five volcanoes.

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mining waste - an overview | sciencedirect topics

Mining Waste - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

According to EUROSTAT (2001), 15 EU member states, 3 associated countries and 11 candidates to the EU generated in 1995–1999, a total of 420.9 Mt of mining/quarrying waste.The biggest mining waste generators were the UK (28.0%), Germany (16.1%), Sweden (15.2%), Poland (11.8%) and Romania (11.4%). The proportion of mining waste in the total waste stream in these countries differs considerably.

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