volume 11, issue 3, P280 2021
DOI: 10.3390/min11030280
View full text
Asif Qureshi, Bruno Bussière, Mostafa Benzaazoua, Fannie Lessard, Vincent Boulanger-Martel

Abstract: It is essential to develop effective mine waste management approaches and mine site reclamation techniques to curtail the adverse effects of mining processes on the natural environment. This study focuses on the use of partially desulphurized tailings as a moisture-retaining layer in an insulation cover with capillary barrier effects (ICCBE). Tailings were obtained from a nickel ultramafic ore processing plant at a mining company located in a continuous permafrost region of northern Québec, Canada. The geochem…

expand abstract