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May 22, 2019

Capricorn Copper takes innovative approach to site rehabilitation

Capricorn Copper takes  innovative approach to site rehabilitation The old tailings dam's surface is covered with a Coletanche bituminous geotextile liner and 1m of growth medium.

Capricorn Copper is investing $5 million in a pioneering rehabilitation project at its copper site, 125km north of Mount Isa. The company is using a bituminous geotextile fabric to cap a former tailings dam and a heap leach pad. Capricorn Copper was faced with a raft of legacy environmental issues when it took over the…

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