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Tailings Management – Time for Radical Innovation?

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Tailings dams rank among the largest engineered structures in the world, sometimes reaching up to 300 metres in height.  These dams are designed to permanently contain finely ground mineral processing waste, a watery slurry of rock particles that are left behind after mineral extraction and are placed in an impoundment.

The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Agricultural Programs in Papua

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December 7, 2018 -The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) was established in 1995 as a way to restore the ecological function of the area near the operations known as the tailings deposition area. Tailings are the finely ground mineral rock that remain from the mining process after the economically valuable minerals have been removed from the ore.

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