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Synonyms for tailing

the act of following someone secretly

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During the time we acted as Engineer of Record, the tailings storage facility at Mount Polley operated safely and as it was designed.
Mikula's team has developed a method of solidifying the liquid tailings into clay.
In total, six million tonnes of highly sulphide rich tailings were deposited into three areas.
In the late 1990s, CSIRO ran an experiment where several probes were buried within a sulfide-rich tailings repository, in both clean sand above and tailings below a synthetic liner that had been installed to prevent oxygen from reaching the mineral and triggering the formation of sulfuric acid.
The mine would produce 80,000 tons of ore and its companion tailings a day from the huge open pit that would be carved in the forest.
The objective of the NI 43-101 was to assess, validate and attempt to value the tailings on the property for processing consideration.
The combination of chlorine treatment and solar ultraviolet light applied to the tailings ponds make the detoxification and decontamination of the OSPW immediate.
Jordan Estra, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ensurge said, "We know there are gold, platinum, palladium and silver present in the tailings left over from the mining of the alluvial deposits at Olive Creek and Putareng.
Disposing of mine tailings and various waste materials has traditionally consituted a large percentage of the operating costs of mining and processing facilities.
Tailings are the raw ore material remaining after the gold and silver extraction process has been completed.
The EurAsEC Interstate Council decided to approve the "Reclamation of EurAsEC territories, affected by uranium mining industries" interstate target program, which provides for reclamation of Min-Kush and Kadji-Say tailing dumps that will significantly reduce the risk of uranium tailings damage to the environment.
Many tailings remain in Kyrgyzstan, State Secretary of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Tlaibek Temiraliev said on October 16 in the framework of the regional ministerial conference dedicated to Central Asian cooperation in the field of disaster risk reduction.
Gold Fields Limited (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI)("Gold Fields") and Gold One International Limited (ASX and JSE: GDO) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") to investigate the viability of concurrently reprocessing their combined surface tailings deposits, located on the West Rand region of South Africa's Witwatersrand Basin.
The two-phase project includes the construction of groundwater intercept ditches, a tailings dam and lime treatment plant to treat contaminated water, says John Robertson, manager of the rehabilitation, inspection and compliance section of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM).
WALLACE, Idaho -- Sterling Mining Company (OTCBB:SRLM) today announced that their purchase of the Big Creek tailings facility as was previously announced (see press release dated Oct.