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1. tailings Refuse or dross remaining after ore has been processed.
2. Architecture The portion of a tailed beam, brick, or board inside a wall.


pl n
waste left over after certain processes, such as from an ore-crushing plant or in milling grain
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a high-tech company engaged in the development, manufacturing and sales of environmental protection equipment with a focus on recycling industrial solid waste and mining tailings in China.
Tsilhqot'in National Government Tribal Chairman Chief Joe Alphonse said salmon stocks are still at risk after a massive tailings breach in 2014 that gushed millions of cubic metres of mine waste and water into area lakes and streams, considered the worst mining tailings disaster in Canada's history.
31, made seven recommendations including getting rid of water in mining tailings, to create more stable dry stacks.
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