BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Benson C.. Evolution of Soil Hydraulic Properties in Dry Covers: Lessons Learned from the Alternative Cover Assessment Program (ACAP). Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembrane  soil barrier  store and release 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Postconstruction Changes in the Hydraulic Properties of Water Balance Cover Soils

  2. Sperling T.. Geomembrane Barriers In Bottom Liner and Cover Applications At Landfill Sites. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembrane  guidelines  liner  soil barrier 


  3. Rowe R.K.. Geomembranes (GM) and geosynthetic clay covers (GCL): what is known and should be assumed by practitioners about cover durability. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembranes 


  4. Rowe R.K.. GMR and GCL covers: what monitoring, maintenance, repair and replacement is needed to ensure and contingency plans are needed for proactive detection and resolution of problems before there are significant environmental impacts. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembranes  maintenance  monitoring 


  5. Benson C.. Hydraulic & Chemical Properties of Geosynthetic Clay Liners Exhumed from Dry Covers. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembrane 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Hydraulic Conductivity of Geosynthetic Clay Liners Exhumed from Landfill Final Covers

  6. Rowe R.K.. Lessons Learned from Landfills about Liner Performance and Leakage. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  composite  dry covers  GCL  geomembrane  guidelines  liners  soil barrier 


  7. Tremblay R. and L. Bienvenu. Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Mitigation in Quebec: An Overview. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  GCL  layering  organic cover  soil cover  tailings cover  underwater 


  8. Rowe R.K.. Performance and Design Features to Improve and Sustain Geomembrane Performance. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  composite  construction  dry covers  GCL  geomembrane  guidelines  liners  soil barrier 


  9. Bienvenu, L.. Recent Closure Technologies in Quebec for Acid Generating Sites. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  Albert  closure  cost  dry cover  East Sullivan  exploration  GCL  geomembrane  Goldex  lime  Lorraine  Manitou  organic cover  Poirier  Quebec  regulation  Solbec  Somex  tailings cover  underwater 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Manitou-Goldex Project: An MRNF Agnico-Eagle Mines Partnership
    2. News Release: Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik

  10. Smith Q. and L. Lanteigne. Selection and Implementation of a Dry Cover System at Whistle Open Pit Mine. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  bentonite cover  dry cover  GCL  model  options analysis  pit  soil barrier  waste rock  Whistle 


  11. Hamblin, C.. The Ongoing Rehabilitation of Ontario’s Kam Kotia Mine: An Abandoned Acid Generating Tailings Site. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  batch Na0H  cost  GCL  geotube  Kam Kotia  lime treatment  receiving environment  saturated cover  soil barrier  solid residue  spill  tailings  underwater  wind-erosion 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. The Continuing Rehabilitation of the Kam Kotia Mine Site: An Acid Generating Abandoned Tailings Site

  12. Bradley, R.. The Rehabilitation of Ontario's Kam Kotia Mine. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  consolidation  dry cover  financial security  GCL  Kam Kotia  lime  NaOH  rehabilitation  solid residue  tailings  treatment 


  13. Hamblin C.. The Rehabilitation of the Kam Kotia Mine Site: An Exercise in Cover Construction and Water Management. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  consolidate  dry cover  GCL  Kam Kotia  soil barrier  tailings 


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