Provide 100% Protection for Mine Waste Containment

Neoloy® Tough-Cells provide reliable long-term protection of geoliners in mine tailings storage facilities, slurry pits & sludge containment ponds

Neoloy Tough-Cells combined with geomembranes create impermeable, non-slip and durable impoundment for mining waste liquids, leachate, slurry, sludge or tailings.

The Neoloy Tough-Cells protect geomembranes and geoliners while stabilizing mining waste containment and treatment ponds. Neoloy holds slope infill material in place and prevents mass movement by providing tensile reinforcement. Typically filled with concrete, Neoloy shields the liners from natural, accidental or intentional damage.

Neoloy Tough-Cells are also used for ground stabilization of the containment pond beds. They increase the bearing capacity and limit differential settlements that can stretch and damage the liners. (See a case study here.)

Mining and energy concerns around the world have used Neoloy Tough-Cells for safe and reliable environmental protection and waste management. See a case study here and a published paper validating the solution here.

The durable Neoloy novel polymeric alloy (NPA) is highly resistant to liquids, chemicals, UV, oxidation and extreme temperatures for reliable long-term impoundment.


  • Fast and easy installation suited to existing ground contours
  • Concrete casting is fast, efficient, and controlled
  • Flexibility enables concrete to withstand seismic activity
  • Cost-effective solution not requiring expensive shipping, materials or labor

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