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Semet Residue Ponds Demonstration Work Program 2014

This demonstration program will further evaluate removal, shipment and off-site thermal treatment. The objectives of the Demonstration Program are as follows:

  • Refine removal and direct loading process at Ponds 1, 2 and 5 and identify and address constrains to dump trailer and equipment access.
  • Evaluate downtime as a result of wind direction and weather conditions over a longer duration of time ( a 17-week period)
  • Evaluate scheduling and staging of dump trailers to meet weekly production targets
  • Evaluate equipment production rates as a result of various excavation methods and equipment configurations
  • Continue to evaluate odor/emission management using spray covers over a longer duration.

Semet Residue Ponds Work Demonstration Project 2014 (PDF) (9 pages, 863 kB)

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