Can dry tailings be economically viable?

The way tailings are handled can have a long-term impact on the mines’ economic efficiency as well as on the ecology. High capital expenditures (CAPEX) and operating expenses (OPEX) are the two key elements of profitability which have been a barrier for mining companies to invest in dewatering solutions. However, with the advent of more effective and energy efficient dewatering technologies, dry filtered tailings is seen as a more competitive and safer solution for tailings management. In this webinar Metso expert, Rodrigo Gouveia, will give insights on how dry stacking is becoming an economically viable solution.

In this webinar, you will learn: 

  • Life-cycle-cost comparison between wet and dry tailings
  • Effect of new tailings management technologies in dry tailings cost
  • How Metso is optimizing solutions for dry tailings

This webinar was also conducted in Spanish and Portuguese.

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Rodrigo Gouveia

Rodrigo has 28 years of industry experience and is responsible for Tailings Management Solutions.

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