Pirquitas Tailings Review

Project Highlights:

  • Hydrology
  • Water Management

Tierra Group prepared a civil engineering design for SSR Mining’s Mina Pirquitas in Jujuy Province, Argentina and developed current and future water-mass balance through hydrological/hydraulics calculations and modeling. Tierra Group developed the ultimate tailings surface, deposition plan, spillway relocation analysis, and emergency spillway resizing, all of which was presented in a cost-benefit decision matrix for Management’s end-of-life tailings operations planning.

Project Highlights:

  • Hydrology
  • Water Management

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