El Limón Mine

Project Highlights:

  • MSE Dam Raise
  • TSF Design
  • Water Balance
  • Operations Plans
  • Rock-Fill Conventional TSF Design
  • PMF Hydrology and Hydraulics Designs
  • Facility Expansion
  • Tailings Coverage
  • Seismic Stability
  • Site-Wide Mine Closure & Reclamation Plan
El Limón Mine is a 1,200-tpd underground gold mine in northwest Nicaragua that has operated since 1941. Tierra Group’s team has been responsible for tailings management at El Limón since 2000. Tierra Group engineers have provided engineering consultancy, design, and construction services for three Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) (Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa West, and San José) to facilitate continuous mining operations.Tierra Group’s services have spanned the full life-cycle of tailings management including, siting studies, environmental impact assessments, permitting, feasibility through detailed engineering design, bid documents, resident engineering, construction quality assurance, operations and maintenance, decommissioning, closure and reclamation. Tierra Group’s team has also compiled a site-wide mine closure plan and closure cost estimate used for subsequent closure accrual financing.

Project Highlights:

  • MSE Dam Raise
  • TSF Design
  • Water Balance
  • Operations Plans
  • Rock-Fill Conventional TSF Design
  • PMF Hydrology and Hydraulics Designs
  • Facility Expansion
  • Tailings Coverage
  • Seismic Stability
  • Site-Wide Mine Closure & Reclamation Plan

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