Guanacevi

Project Highlights:

  • Tailings Stewardship Services

Tierra Group provided Tailings Stewardship Services, including a dam inspection, slope stability review and operational improvements. The Guanacevi tailings storage facility, located in Durango, Mexico, consists of dry-stack (Press filtered) tailings placed atop a conventional (slurry) tailings storage facility.

Project Highlights:

  • Tailings Stewardship Services

Similar projects

El Gallo Mine

El Gallo is a 3,000 tpd open-pit gold/silver mine located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range in Mexico’s  Sinaloa  state.  Gold  recovery  is  through  heap  leaching  and  adsorption/desorption/recovery  (ADR). Production commencement at El Gallo started with the…

VIEW PROJECT

Brushy Creek 2

Tierra Group was commissioned by Doe Run to design a new tailings storage facility at the Brushy Creek Mine. Tierra Group completed a geotechnical investigation including boring, classifying, and sampling soil and rock. Trade-off studies were performed to minimize construction…

VIEW PROJECT

Mascota Mine

Creston Mascota Mine is located in Chihuahua, Mexico and is owned and operated by Agnico Eagle Mexico. Tierra Group designed the Phase 4 heap leach pad, buttress, which included geotechnical investigations, slope stability analyses and a water balance for Agnico…

VIEW PROJECT

Anaconda Mine

Tailings Storage Trade-Off Study Tierra Group completed tradeoff studies evaluating potential TSF sites to store 25 million tonnes of tailings. Tradeoff studies included dam layouts, cost estimating, and recommendations for future work. Trade off study challenges were minimizing costs while…

VIEW PROJECT

Goldstrike Mine

Engineer of Record Barrick’s Goldstrike Mine processes 30,000 tons of gold ore per day from its combined open-pit/underground operations located in the historic Carlin Trend in Nevada, U.S.A. Goldstrike’s tailings are stored in the North Block Tailings Disposal Facility (NBTDF).…

VIEW PROJECT

Confidential Client - Turkey

Tierra Group International performed a Tailings Storage Facility Third Party Design Review for a confidential client in Turkey.

VIEW PROJECT

Cerro Negro

Tierra Group was selected to assist Goldcorp with global Tailings Stewardship Strategy (TSS) implementation at all of Goldcorp’s active tailings sites in Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, and Guatemala). Tierra Group worked in conjunction with Goldcorp and another global engineering consulting…

VIEW PROJECT

Robinson Mine Trade-Off Study

Tierra Group completed a trade-off study to evaluate raising the existing Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) or building a new TSF at KGHM's Robinson Mine in White Pine County, Nevada. An Alternatives Decision Matrix (ADM) was developed using weighted qualitative and quantitative parameters…

VIEW PROJECT

El Diamante Hydropower Dam

Tierra Group conducted a Preliminary Site Assessment of a potential large-scale landslide near the El Diamante Hydropower Complex in Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

VIEW PROJECT

Aranzazú

The Aranzazú mine is a copper-gold-silver mine located in the northeastern region of Zacatecas, Mexico. The mine includes both open pit and underground operations. The mill currently processes 2,600 tonnes of ore per day. Tierra Group is responsible for the…

VIEW PROJECT

Bolanitos

Tierra Group provided Tailings Stewardship Services including a dam inspection, slope stability analysis review and operational improvements for Endeavour Silver’s Bolanitos tailings storage facility.

VIEW PROJECT

Mission Mine

Tierra Group is implementing a corporate Tailings Stewardship Strategy (TSS) at all of ASARCO Grupo Mexico’s mines in Arizona, USA (Hayden, Mission and Ray mines). Tierra Group conducted a site visit to each site to perform dam safety inspections, interview…

VIEW PROJECT