Project Profiles

Mine Tailings Impoundment

Tri-Core Projects was contracted by HudBay Minerals to construct and upgrade their copper mill’s tailings impoundment near Creighton, Saskatchewan. Over a period of four months and while production continued at HudBay’s mine site, Tri-Core deployed a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, technologists, site supervisors and labourers to expand the existing tailings facility.

The scope of work included:

  • Raising the existing tailings impoundment dam;
  • Installing concrete control structures;
  • Placement of impervious embankment fills;
  • Bedrock cleaning and;
  • Installation of dental concrete to seal fissures and cracks in the bedrock.