Tag Archives: oil sands

Separations in Mining and Oil Sands Operations

Separation of water from fine tailings in mining and oil sands operations has been a challenge.  To speed water recycle, the density of dispersed particles is increased to form sediments. Continue reading

Why Is Canada Reducing Oil Sand Tailing Ponds?

Nowadays, one popular research topic that I hear discussed is cleaning up oil sand tailings.  As Alberta Oil Sands is a relatively new area of study, I wanted to comment on what I hear from people who work with or in oil sand tailings. Continue reading