Underground slurry settling pits: purification and process#oriented utilization of slurries

A.N. Kharkov, V.V. Korpachev, S.V.Lunkin, E.A. Makarov

For the removal of slurries from underground settling pits the OAO Gaisky GOK ore mine, made use of a novel technology, which allowed two-fold reduction of purification costs, and utilization of solids as a backfilling material for worked-out areas of the mine.