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  • Porgera Gold Mine Riverine Tailings and Waste Rock

    1 The Porgera Gold Mine open pit at an elevation of 2,700 m 1 2 Competent waste rock stored in the Kogai waste dump 3 3 Anjolek erodible waste dump looking down the valley of Kaiya Creek 3 4 Members of the Porgera Environmental Advisory Komiti (PEAK) 4 5 Water quality sampling by PJV Environment Department personnel 4

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  • WasTe roCK Earthworks

    WasTe roCK from the Porgera gold mine erodes and drains into the local river system and tailings are dumped into the Porgera River, which joins the Ok Om, Strickland, and Fly rivers flowing to the Gulf of Papua in the Coral Sea The mine, owned by Canada’s Barrick Gold, dumped more than 6

  • Porgera Gold Mine Review SMEC

    The Porgera Gold Mine is located in the Enga province, Papua New Guinea The scope of this project involved a review of the stability and sediment run out from the Anjolek Creek waste dump The Anjolek Creek dump is a managed erodible dump, where soft waste rock from the mine is dumped

  • PorgeraJV Our Operation page Porgera Gold Mine Papua

    Competent waste rock is disposed in stable dumps at Anawe and Kogai Semicompetent and incompetent waste is disposed in two erodible dumps, Anawe and Anjolek Mining in the open pit is undertaken on 10 meter high benches When the material is too hard to be free dug, the rock is drilled and blasted with a range of drill patterns to suit the

  • Riverine Disposal of Mining Wastes in Porgera: Capitalist

    gold mine Built in 1990, the Porgera mine is one of only four mines in the world that practice the riverine disposal of mining wastes (Vogt 2012) Every day, 17,000 metric tonnes of mining tailings and waste rock are dumped into two major tributaries of the Porgera River The past 28 years of mining activities have resulted in two massive rock

  • (PDF) Riverine Disposal of Mining Wastes in Porgera

    Every day, 17,000 metric tonnes of mining tailings and waste rock are dumped into two major tributaries of the Porgera Riv er e past 28 years of mining activities have resulted in two massive

  • Digging dumping: A PNG mining chronicle Keith Jackson

    Oct 02, 2021  The Porgera gold and copper mine in Enga Province is an open pit and underground joint venture between Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining Group and uses riverine tailings disposal techniques Waste rock and overburden is transferred to erodible dumps at Anowe and Anjolek and any cyanide contaminated tailings are monitored and detoxified before they

  • Mining for the Future Appendix I: Porgera Riverine

    10 and 15 million tonnes of waste rock also enters the Strickland River System annually from erodible waste dumps 2 Overview The mine is operated by the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV), 50% owned by Placer Dome Asia Pacific, 25% by Goldfields Ltd of Australia, 20% by Orogen Minerals Ltd (51% PNG

  • Groundwork Issue: Riverine Tailings Disposal: A

    Placer Dome's Porgera mine dumps approximately 37,000 tonnes per day of tailings and waste rock into the Porgera and Strickland River Porgera has not had the same physical impact as Ok Tedi, owing to the lower levels of waste and the higher levels of streamflow through the Strickland system

  • Tailings Management at Porgera

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) Under this permit, the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) is required to follow a stringent governmentapproved environmental management and monitoring program Consistent with other mining projects in the area, riverine tailings and erodible waste rock disposal were in place before Barrick acquired its interest in the mine in

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  • Mining for the Future Appendix I: Porgera Riverine

    10 and 15 million tonnes of waste rock also enters the Strickland River System annually from erodible waste dumps 2 Overview The mine is operated by the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV), 50% owned by Placer Dome Asia Pacific, 25% by Goldfields Ltd of Australia, 20% by Orogen Minerals Ltd (51% PNG

  • Barrick Gold’s Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea linked to

    May 13, 2008  The Porgera Joint Venture Mine empties both millions of tons of tailings and mountains of waste rock directly into the nearby 800 kmlong river system The waste enters the Porgera River, which drains into the Lagaip River then into the Strickland River and eventually into the Fly River before reaching the Gulf of Papua, 800 km from the mine site

  • Groundwork Issue: Riverine Tailings Disposal: A

    Placer Dome's Porgera mine dumps approximately 37,000 tonnes per day of tailings and waste rock into the Porgera and Strickland River Porgera has not had the same physical impact as Ok Tedi, owing to the lower levels of waste and the higher levels of streamflow through the Strickland system

  • Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea

    Feb 05, 2016  An erodible waste dump from the Porgera Joint venture gold mine The red color is produced by liquid tailings that are released by the mine The Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine, majorityowned by Canadian mining company Barrick Gold and Chinese company Zijin, has brought benefits to local communities in the form of improved infrastructure

  • Tailings Management at Porgera

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) Under this permit, the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) is required to follow a stringent governmentapproved environmental management and monitoring program Consistent with other mining projects in the area, riverine tailings and erodible waste rock disposal were in place before Barrick acquired its interest in the mine in

  • Papua New Guinea: Serious Abuses at Barrick Gold Mine

    Feb 01, 2011  The mine dumps 16,000 tons of liquid waste into the nearby Porgera River every day This controversial practice is out of line with current industry

  • ANNUAL ENVIRONMENT REPORT 2015 Homepage Porgera

    The mine is owned by Barrick Gold (475%), Zijin Mining (475%) and Mineral Resources Enga (5%), is known as the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) and is managed by Barrick The operation consists of an open cut and an underground mine, waste rock dumps, processing facility, gas fired power station, a water supply dam, limestone quarry and

  • EMILY KAYE ALLEN PORGERA Photographs

    View of the Porgera Mine and waste dump, Porgera, 2015 Young man drinking soda, Kulapi Village, Porgera, 2015 Kulapi Village, Porgera 2015

  • Total mine water management solutions Resource

    proposed mine waste disposal options including codisposal Porgera Mine, Papua New Guinea storage facility at Collingwood mine KCB designed the stable waste rock dumps and the Waile Creek fresh water supply dam at the Porgera Mine KCB also developed the concept for the the investigation and design for the plant site

  • Tailings Wikipedia

    Research at the Porgera Gold Mine is focusing on developing a method of combining tailings products with coarse waste rock and waste muds to create a product that can be stored on the surface in genericlooking waste dumps or stockpiles This would allow the current use of riverine disposal to cease Considerable work remains to be done

  • Serious Abuses at Barrick#39;s Pogera Gold Mine

    Feb 02, 2011  Papua New Guinea's sprawling Porgera gold mine has produced more than 16 million ounces of gold since opening in 1990 an amount that would be worth more than US$20 billion at today's prices In 2010, Barrick's worldwide operations were on track to produce more than 75 million ounces of gold, an amount worth more than $97 billion at current

  • Barrick Gold Corporation Sustainability Environment

    Gold mining and its processes – extraction, processing, and refining – create waste including tailings, waste rock, and nonprocessing waste Making sure the waste we generate is responsibly dealt with is critical to the health of local environments, local communities and our business

  • Porgera mine provides boost for PNG economy PNG Report

    Feb 22, 2019  3 4 Papua New Guinea's Porgera gold mine has been making a significant contribution to the local community and the country's economy for the past 27 years, representing 10% of total PNG exports Located in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 130 kilometres northwest of Mt Hagen and 600km northwest of the capital Port Moresby, the

  • Papua New Guinea: Serious Abuses at Barrick Gold Mine

    Feb 01, 2011  The mine dumps 16,000 tons of liquid waste into the nearby Porgera River every day This controversial practice is out of line with current industry

  • Porgera Gold Mine Riverine Tailings and Waste Rock

    1 The Porgera Gold Mine open pit at an elevation of 2,700 m 1 2 Competent waste rock stored in the Kogai waste dump 3 3 Anjolek erodible waste dump looking down the valley of Kaiya Creek 3 4 Members of the Porgera Environmental Advisory Komiti (PEAK) 4 5 Water quality sampling by PJV Environment Department personnel 4

  • WasTe roCK Earthworks

    WasTe roCK from the Porgera gold mine erodes and drains into the local river system and tailings are dumped into the Porgera River, which joins the Ok Om, Strickland, and Fly rivers flowing to the Gulf of Papua in the Coral Sea The mine, owned by Canada’s Barrick Gold, dumped more than 6

  • Porgera Gold Mine Review SMEC

    The Porgera Gold Mine is located in the Enga province, Papua New Guinea The scope of this project involved a review of the stability and sediment run out from the Anjolek Creek waste dump The Anjolek Creek dump is a managed erodible dump, where soft waste rock from the mine is dumped

  • PorgeraJV Our Operation page Porgera Gold Mine Papua

    Competent waste rock is disposed in stable dumps at Anawe and Kogai Semicompetent and incompetent waste is disposed in two erodible dumps, Anawe and Anjolek Mining in the open pit is undertaken on 10 meter high benches When the material is too hard to be free dug, the rock is drilled and blasted with a range of drill patterns to suit the

  • Riverine Disposal of Mining Wastes in Porgera: Capitalist

    gold mine Built in 1990, the Porgera mine is one of only four mines in the world that practice the riverine disposal of mining wastes (Vogt 2012) Every day, 17,000 metric tonnes of mining tailings and waste rock are dumped into two major tributaries of the Porgera River The past 28 years of mining activities have resulted in two massive rock

  • Mining for the Future Appendix I: Porgera Riverine

    10 and 15 million tonnes of waste rock also enters the Strickland River System annually from erodible waste dumps 2 Overview The mine is operated by the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV), 50% owned by Placer Dome Asia Pacific, 25% by Goldfields Ltd of Australia, 20% by Orogen Minerals Ltd (51% PNG

  • (PDF) Riverine Disposal of Mining Wastes in Porgera

    Every day, 17,000 metric tonnes of mining tailings and waste rock are dumped into two major tributaries of the Porgera Riv er e past 28 years of mining activities have resulted in two massive

  • Barrick Gold’s Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea linked to

    May 13, 2008  The Porgera Joint Venture Mine empties both millions of tons of tailings and mountains of waste rock directly into the nearby 800 kmlong river system The waste enters the Porgera River, which drains into the Lagaip River then into the Strickland River and eventually into the Fly River before reaching the Gulf of Papua, 800 km from the mine site

  • Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea

    Feb 05, 2016  An erodible waste dump from the Porgera Joint venture gold mine The red color is produced by liquid tailings that are released by the mine The Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine, majorityowned by Canadian mining company Barrick Gold and Chinese company Zijin, has brought benefits to local communities in the form of improved infrastructure

  • Tailings Management at Porgera

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) Under this permit, the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) is required to follow a stringent governmentapproved environmental management and monitoring program Consistent with other mining projects in the area, riverine tailings and erodible waste rock disposal were in place before Barrick acquired its interest in the mine in

  • Digging dumping: A PNG mining chronicle Keith Jackson

    Oct 02, 2021  The Porgera gold and copper mine in Enga Province is an open pit and underground joint venture between Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining Group and uses riverine tailings disposal techniques Waste rock and overburden is transferred to erodible dumps at Anowe and Anjolek and any cyanide contaminated tailings are monitored and detoxified before they

  • Groundwork Issue: Riverine Tailings Disposal: A

    Placer Dome's Porgera mine dumps approximately 37,000 tonnes per day of tailings and waste rock into the Porgera and Strickland River Porgera has not had the same physical impact as Ok Tedi, owing to the lower levels of waste and the higher levels of streamflow through the Strickland system

  • Papua New Guinea: Serious Abuses at Barrick Gold Mine

    Feb 01, 2011  The mine dumps 16,000 tons of liquid waste into the nearby Porgera River every day This controversial practice is out of line with current industry

  • ANNUAL ENVIRONMENT REPORT 2015 Homepage Porgera

    The mine is owned by Barrick Gold (475%), Zijin Mining (475%) and Mineral Resources Enga (5%), is known as the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) and is managed by Barrick The operation consists of an open cut and an underground mine, waste rock dumps, processing facility, gas fired power station, a water supply dam, limestone quarry and