BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Cash A., G. Wilson, P. Urrutia and J. Robertson. A 2011 Update for the Single-layer Desulphurized Tailings Cover Completed in 1999 at Detour Gold. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  cost  desulphurize  Detour  dry cover  model  NAG  PAG  slurry  tailings 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Evaluation of a Single-Layer Desulphurized Tailings Cover. 6th ICARD

  2. Chalmbers B., S. Henderson and I. McWilliams. A History of Tailings Management at Myra Falls Operations. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  cement  closure  impoundment  Myra Falls  natural lake  PAG  paste  segregation  seismic  slurry  tailings  treatment  underwater  waste rock  water management 


  3. C. Atherton, D. Blowes, S. Sinclair, D. Wilson, J. Zak, D. Barsi, R. Amos, C. Ptacek, J. Langman, D. Paktunc, L. Smith and D. Sego. Acid Generating Potential and Metal Attenuation in Low Sulfide, Waste-Rock Test Piles. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  drainage chemistry  PAG  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  4. Blier A., D. Therrien and R. Gallinger. Acid Rock Drainage Management at La Mine Doyon. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  cost  Doyon  dry cover  HDS  PAG  prediction  treatment  underwater 


  5. Price W.. An Overview of New Developments in ML/ARD at Mines Sites in British Columbia. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry covers  Eskay Creek  mineralogy  natural lake  NP  PAG  pH neutral  predevelopment  prediction  selenium  sulphate  Sulphurets  underwater 


  6. Shaw S., R. Nicholson, B. Fraser, M. Venhuis, S. Barabas, E. Clyde and J. Stirling. ARD is not the Apocalypse - A closed iron ore mine characterized by active ARD/ML and good water quality. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  PAG  pit  prediction  segregation  Sherman  underwater  waste rock 


  7. Bucknam C., W. White III and K. Lapakko. ASTM Standardization of Methods for Environmental Characterization of Metal Bearing Wastes and Ores. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  NP  PAG  prediction 


  8. M. O'Kane. Boliden Aitik Mine Closure Planning - WRSF Closure Planning Support Studies. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  loading  mitigation  model  NAG  PAG  soil barrier  waste rock 


  9. N. Eriksson. Boliden Aitik Mine Closure Planning: Overview of the Mine and the Overall Closure Planning Project. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  model  PAG  pit  receiving environment  tailings  waste rock 


  10. Price, W. (Bill). Brief Overview of the Procedures used in the Prediction of Drainage Chemistry from Sulfidic Geological Materials. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  closure  drainage chemistry  guidelines  kinetic test  NP  operating  PAG  pre-development  prediction 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. List of Potential Information Requirements in Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage Assessment and Mitigation Work (MEND Project 5.10E)

  11. Sibbick S. and F.M. Murphy. Closure of the Tailings Impoundment at the Snip Mine. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  elevated watertable  impoundment  kinetic  PAG  prediction  Snip  tailings  waste rock 


  12. Condon P. and K. Lear. Comparison of Laboratory Kinetic Test Results to Field Data from Waste Rock Sites at the Greens Creek Mine, Juneau, Alaska. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Greens Creek  kinetic test  layering  PAG  prediction  segregation  waste rock 


  13. Shaw S., D. Flemming, R. Ambrosie and A. Krasnick. Control of sulphide oxidation in the pyrrhotite-rich tailings from the Cantung Mine, NWT. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  air  Cantung  PAG  prediction  tailings 


  14. Price W.. Criteria Used in Material Characterization and the Prediction of Drainage Chemistry: "Screaming Criteria". Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  guidelines  kinetic test  neutral pH  PAG  prediction  sampling 


  15. Dwyer, E.. Developing New Nickel Resources - VoiseyÕs Bay Project. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  construction material  impoundment  PAG  prediction  underwater  Voisey's Bay 


  16. Day S., W. Kuit and M. Filion. Evolution of Mine Drainage Chemistry, Red Dog Mine, Alaska. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  kinetic test  PAG  prediction  Red Dog 


  17. McKeown, M.. Forecasting long term water quality - Swedish mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  loading  mitigation  model  PAG  prediction  soil barrier  waste rock 


  18. Stockwell, J., Rollo, A. and Mackin, J.. General Challenges with Estimating Mine Drainage Chemistry. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  kinetic test  mine components  monitoring  PAG  prediction 


  19. Shaw S. and A.M. Robertson. Geochemical Predictions of the Landusky Spent Ore Heap Leach Pads and Implications for Water Management. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  drainage chemistry  gas  heap leach  Landusky  mineralogy  PAG  prediction  treatment 


  20. J. Bain, B. McNeill, M. Steinepreis, L. Smith, D. Blowes, R. Amos, A. Cash, G.W. Wilson, J. Robertson and M-H. Turgeon. Geochemistry and Microbiology of Historic Waste Rock Piles at the Detour Lake Gold Mine, Ontario. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Detour Lake  drainage chemistry  gas  microbiology  PAG  particle size  prediction  soil cover  waste rock 


  21. Wagner K., R. Beckie and L. Smith. Geochemistry of the UBC Constructed Waste Rock Pile Experiment, Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cluff Lake  drainage chemistry  hydrology  PAG  particle size  prediction  waste rock 


  22. Tran A.B., P. Fines, S. Miller, D. Williams and W. Wilson. Hydrological & Geochemical Characterization of Two Full-Scale Waste Rock Piles. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  hydrology  model  NAG  PAG  particle size  prediction  Ridgeway  waste rock  Whistle 


  23. Day S., B. Forsyth and M. DesJardins. Influence of Size-Fraction Partitioning of Sulphide and Carbonate Minerals in Blasted Rock on ARD Potential Classification, Copper Mountain Mine. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Copper Mountain  PAG  prediction 


  24. Ferguson K.. Integrating ARD Prevention into the Mt. Milligan Project. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  construction  impoundment  Mount Milligan  PAG  segregation  tailings  tailings cover  underwater  waste rock 


  25. Morin K.. Kinetic Tests and Risk Assessment for ARD. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  kinetic test  PAG  risk assessment 


  26. S. Day and J. Robertson. Mine Waste Rock Handling Practices and Predictions of Risk of ARD Over the Long Term. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Detour Lake  PAG  prediction  segregation  waste rock 


  27. Herbert R., C. Roche, J. Gjertsen and D. MacGregor. Minto Mine - Operational Experiences Managing Waste to Reduce Potential for Acid Rock Drainage. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Minto  neutral pH  PAG  pit lake  prediction  segregation  waste rock 


  28. Parry J. and S. Day. Mitigation of Tailings ARD Potential by Separate Disposal of Bulk and Cleaner Tailings. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  desulphurize  Huckleberry  PAG  rougher  slurry  taillings 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Producing NAG Rougher Tailings

  29. P. Ferguson, C. Wels, D. Jones and G. Farrer. ML/ARD Impacts and Rehabilitation Planning for Rum Jungle. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  backfill  closure  drainage chemistry  heap leach  hydrology  impoundment  monitoring  PAG  pit  receiving environment  Rum Jungle  soil barrier  tailings  uranium  waste rock 


  30. S. Day. ML/ARD Mitigation at the Red Chris Mine, BC. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  geology  kinetic tests  mitigation  operating  PAG  pit  Red Chris  segregation  selenium  tailings  waste rock 


  31. Cowan D. and B. Mattson. ML/ARD Program at Quinsam Coal. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  bulkhead  coarse coal reject  flooded underground  impoundment  monitoring  PAG  pit lake  Quinsam Coal  segregation  underwater 


  32. Johnson D. and S. Day. Operational Material Characterization and Monitoring of Weathering at Huckleberry. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Huckleberry  kinetic test  operational  PAG  prediction 


  33. Walker S.R., J. Millard, J. Andrina and S. Sibbick. Predicting ML/ARD from Low Acid Potential and Low Carbonate Neutralization Potential Rock; Baffinland Iron Mines Mary River Project, Nunavut, Canada. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  kinetic tests  Mary River  NP  PAG  predevelopment  prediction  waste rock 


  34. . Prediction of Long Term Acid Generating Potential of Low Sulphur Tailings Using Kinetic Tests. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  kinetic test  PAG  prediction  tailings 


  35. P. Ferguson, C. Wels and N. Pesonen. Previous Mine Waste Disposal and ARD/ML Management at Nyrstar Myra Falls, British Columbia. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  collection  diversion  drainage chemistry  hydrology  impoundment  loading  Myra Falls  natural lake  PAG  paste  receiving environment  slurry  tailings  waste rock  water management 


  36. Price W.. Regulation as a Tool for Reducing Risks and Preventing Impacts Associated with Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  guidelines  mineralogy  mitigation  NP  PAG  prediction  regulation  risk assessment  waste rock 


  37. T. Lépine . Rockfill Storage Facilities Management – Meadowbank Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate change  construction material  dry cover  freezing  Meadowbank Mine  monitoring  operating  PAG  reclamation  rock cover  segregation  waste rock 


  38. Ross C., V. Bertrand, R. Venburg and A. Brown. Sea to Sky Parkway Assessment of Acid Rock Drainage and Metal Leaching Potential. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  highway  PAG  prediction  Sea to Sky 


  39. Cash A., G.W. Wilson, D.W. Blowes, R.T. Amos, B. McNeill and J. Robertson. Structural and hydrologic characterization of two historic waste rock piles at Detour Lake Mine. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Detour  hydrology  PAG  particle size  prediction 


  40. Shaw S., J. Misiewicz, L. Gutierrez and L.A. Sanchez. The Geochemical Field Barrel Program, Cerro Corona Mine. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend lime  Cerro Corona  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  neutral pH  PAG  segregation  waste rock 


  41. Campbell G.D.. Twenty-five Years of Mine Waste Characterisation in Western Australia: Overview of Testwork Approaches. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  kinetic test  PAG  prediction 


  42. Lapakko K.. Uncertainty in Neutralization Potential Determination. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  NP  PAG  risk assessment 


  43. R.V. Nicholson, D. Skruch, D. Amores, S. Barabash, E. Cullen and P. Blanchard. Voisey’s Bay Nickel Mine: A Unique Approach to Mine Rock Management in the 1990s with a Follow-up Assessment in 2017. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  NP  PAG  prediction  segregation  underwater  Voisey's Bay  waste rock 


  44. J. Zhan . Waste Rock Management at the Barrick Goldstrike Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  climate  construction material  dry cover  encapsulation  Goldstrike  monitoring  PAG  segregation  store and release  waste rock 


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