Investigation of Pb-Zn Mine Tailings Utilization as Fine Aggregate for Shotcrete

Adiguzel D., Bascetin A., Tuylu S.

16th International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production (SWEMP) / International Symposium on Computer Applications (CAMI), İstanbul, Turkey, 5 - 07 October 2016 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


The disposal of high amount mine tailing on the surface is caused a lot of problems in terms of environmental impact. Unfortunately, it is known that classic disposal techniques such as tailing dam cannot provide a solution these problems. So mine tailings are used in different production such as shotcrete. This technique is becoming increasingly common during recent years.