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Minera Pena Colorada Tailing Dam

iDam Seismic Monitoring Network integrated with existing geotechnical monitoring at the Guasmas and Arrayanal tailing dams.

Peña Colorada is a company dedicated to the exploration, exploitation, and processing of Iron Ore for the Mexican steel industry. Founded in 1975 as a state-owned company, the Minera Peña Colorada became a private company in 1991 and is owned by two investors; ArcelorMittal and Ternium, each with 50% of the shares. The Peña Colorada Ore deposits are the most important in Mexico, producing approximately 30% of Iron Ore used in the Mexican industry.

The establishment of a real-time seismic monitoring network based on Kinemetrics iDAM Platform integrates with the existing geotechnical monitoring at the Guásimas and Arrayanal tailing dams. This provides immediate access to data and information on the impact of earthquake activity, allowing informed decision-making regarding the structural integrity of the dams and the level of the required emergency response.

Kinemetrics successfully installed a 30-channel iDAM Seismic Monitoring Network with real-time alerting and reporting for the Guásimas and Arrayanal dams …more