RIB Design

Tierra Group prepared a minor modification submittal for Rapid Infiltration Basins (RIBs) design modifications at Hecla Mining Company’s Fire Creek Mine. Design included converting existing RIBs into double-lined collections ponds with leak detection. Ancillary pipelines and pumps were also sized per the mine’s operating requirements.

Tierra Group also prepared a design to convert two RIBs into lined ponds with leak detection. After completing this design, Tierra Group evaluated design options for a hoist system to extract evaporators that will be used in the lined ponds.

Project Highlights

  • Hydrology
  • Hydraulics
  • Liner Design
  • Mine Planning

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