The mine is interested in using the decommissioned open pit for storage of tailings from the underground mine, as this would be beneficial both from an environmental and an economical perspective. The implementation will be a technical challenge since portions of the crown pillar separating the open pit from the underground mining has been extracted.
Mr. Cotesta is a Principal Geomechanics Engineer with over 21 years of experience solving geomechanical operational issues and leading numerous geomechanical mine design studies (scoping through execution) for a wide range of mineral deposits for both greenfield and brownfield projects.
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