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Drainage systems around Żelazny Most tailings pond

Drainage systems around Żelazny Most tailings pond

For almost 20 years, Uponor Infra has assisted the Polish mining conglomerate KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. in modernising Europe’s largest tailings pond.

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The Żelazny Most (Iron Bridge) tailings pond stretches over a 1,400-hectare area and is surrounded by a 14-kilometre dam. It is the sole deposition site for flotation tailings from the mines and ore enrichment facilities of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., one of Poland’s largest companies, whose mining and smelting activity is the backbone of the region’s economic development.
 

Project Information

Country
Poland

Website

Completion
2015

Project Type
New Build

Size
WehoPipe pipes DN 110-450 over 20 km, Weholite DN 500-1200 approx. 5 km, WehoDuo approx. 25 km, Weho manholes, seismic and other

Partners

Investor:
KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

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