Minxcon offers tailings storage facility (“TSF”) designs from desktop to detailed feasibility level. Minxcon has experience in designs of various deposition methods for various commodities. Typical TSF feasibility designs include the following activities:

  • Trade-offs which include site selection studies and deposition method selection studies
  • Rate of rise calculations and optimisation studies
  • Detailed engineering and civil designs for various types of tailings storage facility impoundment and/or deposition methods
  • Designs that comply and are in accordance with country legislation
  • Operating cost modelling
  • Feed slurry, circulation and discharge systems
  • Drainage and decant systems
  • Water balances, return water discharge capture and return water pumping systems.