Tailings definition

Tailings means waste material resulting from the bene- ficiation of crushed ore at a concentrator.
Tailings means material rejected from a mill after most of the valuable minerals have been extracted.
Tailings means material rejected from a mill after most of the valuable minerals have been extracted. “tonne” means a metric tonne and has the weight of 1,000 kg or 2,204.6 pounds.

Examples of Tailings in a sentence

  • Thorium-230 (Th-230) clean-up standards are derived from Radium-226 (Ra-226) clean-up standards as per U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.5. The sliding scale for Th-230 comes from Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Program protocol used on millsite clean-ups, circa 1993.

  • Initial waste generated from mining is to be used for construction of the Tailings Storage Facility (‘TSF’) and thereafter to be dumped in a designed location outside of the pit.

  • ATC Williams (ATCW) was commissioned to carry out a Pre-Feasibility Study report for a Tailings Storage Facility (TSF).

  • EPA 402/R-14-003 xxxx “Economic Analysis: Proposed Revisions to the Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings Rule (40 CFR part 192),” Environmental Protection Agency, 20142013.

  • Study Team IMX would like to acknowledge the Study team, which included: BatteryLimits Study Manager, Engineering Design and MetallurgyCSA Global Mineral Resource and GeologyATC Williams Tailings Storage Facility Benchmark Minerals Intelligence Graphite MarketGreg Entwistle was engaged by the Company as the IMX Project Manager.


More Definitions of Tailings

Tailings means material rejected from the mill after the recoverable valuable minerals have been extracted;
Tailings means finely ground material remaining from ore when metal is removed.
Tailings means waste material resulting from benefici- ation of crushed ferrous minerals at a concentrator or from wash- ing, concentration, or treatment of crushed ferrous minerals.
Tailings means the remaining portion of a metal-bearing ore after some or all of such metal, such as ura- nium, has been extracted.
Tailings means the waste solids or slurries that remain after the treatment of minerals by separation processes (e.g. crushing, grinding, size-sorting, flotation and other physico#chemical techniques) to remove the valuable minerals from the less valuable rock;
Tailings means waste materials that have been placed in a confined waste or storage basin.
Tailings means finely ground waste rock from which valuable minerals or metals have been extracted