Dangerous tailings dams

The dangers of tailing dams

Perched alongside thousands of mining operations around the world are tailing dams – vast reservoirs that store a toxic sludge of mining by-products, including water, rock particles and chemicals like cyanide and mercury. There are an estimated 3,500 active tailings dams currently in existence globally and some of these dams represent the largest engineered structures…
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clean gold blog post

How to set up an eco-friendly gold processing plant

When you’ve literally struck gold and are ready to start processing, it’s easy to turn to traditional methods to extract your gold from ore – but there is a better, safer and cost-effective solution. Learn how you can be eco-friendly in this article. Traditional gold processing methods generally use the toxic chemicals cyanide or mercury…
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