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  • Mining and Mineral Processing at the Mount Polley mine

    10-07-2020· Mining and Mineral Processing at the Mount Polley mine. In the Mount Polley Mine, run-of-mine ore from the open pits and underground is hauled to the crusher. The crusher has three stages of crushing involving five crushers, twenty

    Mount Polley Imperial Metals

    Mount Polley is an open pit copper/gold mine with an underground component located in south-central British Columbia, 56 kilometres northeast of Williams Lake. The property encompasses 20,113 hectares, comprised of seven mining leases totalling 2,007 hectares, and 46 mineral claims

    Major Mines & Projects Mount Polley Mine

    23-08-2019· The Primary Underground mining method at Mount Polley is mechanized long-hole open stoping followed by backfill with cemented rock before mining the next stope. The three noteworthy zones which are currently being mined or planned to be mined are; the Boundary, Halo and Zuke Zones.

    Some facts about the Mount Polley Mine MINING.COM

    06-08-2014· Water is used in the process to concentrate the ore from the mine, the tailings pond is where the waste water goes to The tailings pond will include not only the waste material suspended in the water but any additional material used in Mount Polley has a

    MOUNT POLLEY MINE TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY BREACH

    office on the breach of the tailings storage facility at Mount Polley Mine on August 4, 2014. The report represents the process, findings, and recommendations of the office of the Chief Inspector of Mines for the Province of British Columbia, resulting from the investigation carried out from August 4, 2014 through November of 2015.

    Getting a better understanding of the Mount Polley

    07-08-2014· Mount Polley is an open-pit mine, which describes a method in which a large area is excavated in order to extract ores that contain valuable minerals. The copper, gold and silver in this ore comes in very small grains, often no more than 0.05 millimeters thick, and separating this material from the surrounding rock requires an extensive milling process.

    Some facts about the Mount Polley Mine MINING.COM

    06-08-2014· Water is used in the process to concentrate the ore from the mine, the tailings pond is where the waste water goes to The tailings pond will include not only the waste material suspended in the water but any additional material used in Mount Polley has a good record in reuse of the water for

    News and Information on the Mount Polley Mine Disaster

    18-11-2020· The Mount Polley mine disaster occurred on August 4th, 2014 near Likely in the Cariboo region of Central British Columbia. Below you will find an overview section describing the Mount Polley mine disaster, followed by our latest news and analysis on the subject. Overview of the Mount Polley Mine Disaster On August 4th, 2014 a four square...

    Chief Inspector of Mines' Investigation Report on Mount

    05-12-2020· Immediately following the August 4, 2014 breach of the tailings storage facility at the Mount Polley Mine, the Chief Inspector of Mines launched an investigation into the incident. This report outlines the findings of the investigation that was conducted by a team of investigators who performed a comprehensive, objective and independent investigation into the incident.

    Six years after Mount Polley disaster, expert

    04-08-2020· Six years after the Mount Polley disaster, B.C. and international regulatory organizations are still failing to make mining safe, according to several groups monitoring the industry. “The Mount Polley disaster should have created a massive overhaul in rules and regulations to reduce risks to communities and watersheds, but it didn’t,” Nikki Skuce, director of Northern Confluence, an

    Mount Polley Tailings Breach Province of British Columbia

    On June 23, 2016, Mount Polley Mining Corporation received a Mines Act permit amendment allowing for a return to full operations at the Mount Polley mine. The application was approved following a technical review process with the Cariboo Mine Development Review Committee as well as a public comment period.

    AN AUDIT OF COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE MINING

    same issues in the Mount Polley file as we did throughout the audit that is, too few resources, infrequent inspections, and lack of enforcement. Our advice, to reduce the risk that unfortunate and preventable incidents like Mount Polley don’t happen again, is for government to remove its compliance and enforcement program for mining from MEM.

    TSF Breach Imperial Metals

    TSF Breach. On the morning of August 4, 2014, the tailings storage facility (TSF) at the Mount Polley Mine (MPM) breached, spilling 17.1M m3 of supernatant and tailings pore water, and 7.9M m3 of tailings and earthen construction material. While it was subsequently determined by geotechnical experts that the TSF itself had not failed, that the

    Imperial to shut down Mount Polley mine as copper

    08-01-2019· Imperial Metals is closing down its Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, Canada, due to declining copper prices. According to the firm, the suspension plan includes milling of low grade stockpiles, which is targeted to extend operations to the end of May 2019. However, the company added that there will be no impact on the mine’s ongoing

    A map of the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach

    10-08-2014· Like many, I’ve been following the developing story of the large spill of mine tailings and water following the failure of a tailings pond dam at Indurstrial Metal’s Mount Polley mine near Likely, British Columbia, Canada. There has been much impressive video, but I haven’t seen a good map of the lay of the land.So I made a quick one from Landsat imagery.

    News and Information on the Mount Polley Mine Disaster

    18-11-2020· The Mount Polley mine disaster occurred on August 4th, 2014 near Likely in the Cariboo region of Central British Columbia. Below you will find an overview section describing the Mount Polley mine disaster, followed by our latest news and analysis on the subject. Overview of the Mount Polley Mine

    Mining and Human Rights in BC: Mount Polley disaster

    Mining and Human Rights in BC: Mount Polley disaster. On August 4, 2014, a section of the Mount Polley copper mine tailing pond collapsed, releasing 25 million cubic metres of mine tailings and waste water into pristine Quesnel Lake in central British Columbia. As a result, parts of the crystal clear lake filled with thick, grey mining sludge.

    Lessons learned from the Mount Polley disaster

    10-08-2020· When a tailings pond dam at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine collapsed in 2014, it was one of the worst mining disasters in recent memory in Canada. But it

    Six years after Mount Polley disaster, expert

    04-08-2020· Six years after the Mount Polley disaster, B.C. and international regulatory organizations are still failing to make mining safe, according to several groups monitoring the industry. “The Mount Polley disaster should have created a massive overhaul in rules and regulations to reduce risks to communities and watersheds, but it didn’t,” Nikki Skuce, director of Northern Confluence, an

    Mount Polley the Aftermath Canadian Consulting

    22-06-2016· Mount Polley the Aftermath. The failure of a 40-metre high tailings dam at a copper mine in the B.C. interior caused widespread environmental damage. It has also shaken up the mining industry — and its engineers. Aerial view of Mount Polley Mine tailings pond a few days after the breach.

    The Embankment Failure at Mount Polley Mine A Submission

    from mine workers, consulting engineers and government employees concerning the events, practices, inspections and regulatory oversight of Mount Polley Mine. The Mount Polley Investigation and Inquiry Regulation grants the Panel the power to compel persons to

    PhotoSat measuring volume of Mount Polley mine

    20-08-2014· PhotoSat measuring volume of Mount Polley mine tailings spill from space Posted by Matrix on 20th August 2014 PhotoSat is in the process of accurately calculating the exact amount of tailings that has left the Mount Polley tailings dam using high resolution stereo satellite photos.

    In the Wake of the Mount Polley Mine Tailings Breach

    The Mount Polley tailings dam in British Columbia (BC), Canada, failed in 2014, spilling approximately 21 million m3 of water and tailings (estimated as approximately 50/50 water and tailings) into Hazeltine Creek, Polley Lake, and Quesnel Lake. In January 2015, the Ministry of Energy and Mines

    Mount Polley Mine is Still Pumping Waste Into Quesnel

    13-06-2019· August 4 will mark the day, five years ago, when the tailings pond of the Mount Polley mine breached, dumping the equivalent of 10,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools-worth of copper and gold mining wastewater into nearby Quesnel Lake. The remote, glacially fed lake the deepest in BC and claimed to be the ninth deepest in the world sits

    Talk:Mount Polley mine Wikipedia

    This page is not a forum for general discussion about Mount Polley mine.Any such comments may be removed or refactored.Please limit discussion to improvement of this article. You may wish to ask factual questions about Mount Polley mine at the Reference desk, discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the Village pump, or ask for help at the Help desk.

    After Mount Polley, a Recipe for Better Mines The Tyee

    25-08-2014· After Mount Polley, a Recipe for Better Mines at the very beginning of the process, when companies stake their claims to like Mount Polley will spur mining companies to take

    MOUNT POLLEY MINING CORPORATION MOUNT POLLEY MINE

    MOUNT POLLEY MINING CORPORATION MOUNT POLLEY MINE TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY REPORT ON 2005 ANNUAL INSPECTION (REF. NO. VA101-01/11-1) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY . The Mount Polley gold and copper mine is owned by Mount Polley Mining Corporation (MPMC). It is located 56 kilometres northeast of Williams Lake, in central British Columbia. Mount Polley

    Lessons learned from the Mount Polley disaster

    10-08-2020· When a tailings pond dam at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine collapsed in 2014, it was one of the worst mining disasters in recent memory in Canada. But it

    The Embankment Failure at Mount Polley Mine A Submission

    from mine workers, consulting engineers and government employees concerning the events, practices, inspections and regulatory oversight of Mount Polley Mine. The Mount Polley Investigation and Inquiry Regulation grants the Panel the power to compel persons to

    PhotoSat measuring volume of Mount Polley mine

    20-08-2014· PhotoSat measuring volume of Mount Polley mine tailings spill from space Posted by Matrix on 20th August 2014 PhotoSat is in the process of accurately calculating the exact amount of tailings that has left the Mount Polley tailings dam using high resolution stereo satellite photos.

    Magnetite Recovery Project, Mt. Polley Mine, British Columbia

    the tailings stream of the Mount Polley Copper Mine in south-central British Columbia. CIL has entered into an agreement with Mount Polley Mining Corp. for 20 year rights to the magnetite resource which will be processed on site through a dedicated magnetite processing plant designed and built by JDS.

    [PDF] Geochemistry of Tailings from the Mount Polley

    A failure of a glacial lacustrine layer beneath the Perimeter Embankment of the Tailings Storage Facility at the Mount Polley Mine (MPM), British Columbia caused a breach of the embankment tailings dam on August 4, 2014 (IEEIRP, 2015). The dam breach resulted in a release of tailings and other materials into Polley Lake, Hazeltine Creek, and Quesnel Lake.

    Mount Polley mine disaster five years later; emotions

    04-08-2019· Residents of Likely, B.C., are still struggling with unresolved emotions about what happened and who will be held accountable for the dam collapse at the Mount Polley mine.

    Talk:Mount Polley mine Wikipedia

    This page is not a forum for general discussion about Mount Polley mine.Any such comments may be removed or refactored.Please limit discussion to improvement of this article. You may wish to ask factual questions about Mount Polley mine at the Reference desk, discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the Village pump, or ask for help at the Help desk.

    Dam Breach at Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia

    05-08-2014· An earthen dam at Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia breached on August 4, 2014, sending contaminated water surging into nearby lakes. Wastewater and metal-laden sand spilled from a retention basin and triggered a water-use ban in Likely, British Columbia, and other nearby towns. Local authorities had lifted the ban as of August 12.. The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8