This means that the final design of any tailings facility is always provisional and must be confirmed once tailings production is underway (Blight 1998). Concentration is the process of extracting the economic product from the crushed and ground ore, the waste from this process is the tailings.
Estimated Water Requirements for the Conventional Flotation of Copper Ores . By Donald I. Bleiwas . Introduction . This report provides a perspective on the amount of water used by a conventional copper flotation plant, including the makeup water required to compensate for water losses. Much of the global