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Migration and gamma ray assessment of uranium on a gold tailings disposal facility
This project aims to quantify natural gamma radiation in gold tailings disposal facilities (TDFs) relative to uranium concentration data in order to use natural gamma detection methods as alternative methods for uranium ...
Investigating soil algae and cyanoprokaryotes on gold tailings material in South Africa
Gold mine tailings material facilities are characterized by sparse vegetation and an abundance of dust. Mine tailings facilities are examples of extreme geotechnical and geochemical conditions which make it almost ...
Seed viability and re-growth of grasses used for mine waste rehabilitation
(North-West University, 2014)
Sustainable rehabilitation can be compromised by the inability of vegetation to survive in hostile mine wastes on a long-term basis. The adverse chemical and physical properties of mine wastes, together with extreme pH ...