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A REVIEW OF RECENT STRATEGIES FOR ACID MINE DRAINAGE PREVENTION AND MINE TAILINGS RECYCLING
Park, I., C.B. Tabelin, S. Jeon, X. Li, K. Seno., M.Ito, and N. Hiroyoshi.
Chemosphere 219:588-606(2019)

This paper reviews two alternative strategies-prevention techniques and mine waste recycling-for the management of acid mine drainage (AMD) and mine tailings. In this review, recent advances in AMD prevention techniques like oxygen barriers, utilization of bactericides, co-disposal and blending, and passivation of sulfide minerals are discussed. In addition, the paper introduces the recycling of mine tailings as construction and geopolymer materials to reduce the amounts of wastes for disposal.



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