Tailings Storage Facility


Ames has built and continues to maintain some of the world’s largest tailings facilities. Our construction professionals work closely with clients to design and build their tailings facilities from conception and to expand their existing structures. Upon completion, we can maintain operations far into the future.

You can be confident in our experience and capabilities, which include tailings dam raises, facility expansion and impoundment, installation of liners and piping, massive earthwork, and aggregate production.

Tailings Storage Facility

Built a tailings storage facility in a 9-month project for a southwest Arizona mining operation.

Tailings Facility

Updated and expanded mining, milling, and tailings operations for a Utah mining operation.

Pinto Valley Tailings Dam

Performed tailings dam construction including excavation and regrading of tailings.

Copper Tailings Remediation

Performed the remediation of mixed copper tailings and sludge at a Utah tailings facility.