Technical sessions

Ramón Verdugo
Jose Luis Rangel
  • Climatology and hydrology
  • Geological, geohydrological, geotechnical studies
  • Phreatic level and aquifers at the site
  • Seismic hazard: Criteria for selecting seismic parameters.
  • Index properties and determination of peak and residual strength parameters, in situ and laboratorye deformability and permeability of tailings.
  • Rheology and geochemistry of the tailings

Daniel Servigna
Omar Vargas
Jesús Romero
María Elena Acevedo
  • Conventional methods
  • Paste tailings
  • Filtered tailings (Filtration and water management)
  • Other strategies
  • Operation of the storage facility
  • Maintenance of the storage facility
  • Instrumentation and monitoring of the storage facility

Miguel Ángel Mánica
Sergio Hernández
  • Environmental hazards (risk of acid drainage and/or aquifer contamination).
  • Geological-geotechnical hazards
  • Seismic Hazard
  • Climatological and hydrological hazards
  • Liquefaction of the tailings
  • Dam breach

Alejo Sfriso
Denys Parra
Juan de Dios Aleman
  • Geological-geotechnical aspects in the design of the TSF.
  • Water management and water recovery systems.
  • Runoff capture and excess management systems
  • Stability and stress-strain analysis
    • Acceptable criteria and safety factors.
    • Static and dynamic analysis.
    • Criteria for deconvolution of seismic signal for dynamic analysis
    • Numerical modeling for stability, stress-strain, and liquefaction analysis of the tailings
    • Criteria for defining acceptable deformations and displacements
  • Engineering barriers
  • Closure of the TSF
  • Construction materials

Gilberto Domínguez
Osvaldo Flores
Héctor Estrada
  • Best practices in governance
  • Global industry standard for tailings management versus current regulations
  • Environmental aspects in the operation of tailings facilities