BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. R. Beckie and Antamina Waste-Rock Research Team at Antamina, University of British Columbia and University of Alberta. A Ten-Year Waste-Rock Study: Lessons Learned from Multiple Scales and Impact on Prediction. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  AP  drainage chemistry  gas  hydrology  microbiology  model  neutral pH  prediction  scale up  soil cover  temperature  waste rock 


  2. 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 


  3. Howe D.. Alkaline Drainage Chemistry of Kimberlite Deposits. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  mineralogy  prediction 


  4. Morin K.A.. Applicability of scaling factors to humidity-cell kinetic rates for larger-scale predictions. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  prediction  scale up  temperature 


  5. M. Bratty, T. Andersson, H. Holmstrom and N. Gallagher. ARD Treatment in a Case Study on a Millennium of Mining - Falu Gruva, Sweden. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Falu Gruva  flooded mine  HDS  metal recovery  solid residue  treatment 


  6. Kwong Y.T.J.. Aresenic Remobilization: Geochemical Controls, Case Histories and Prediction. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Cobalt  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  model  Mount Washington  prediction  uranium 


  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. Pelletier C., D. Muggli, M. Wen and G. Poling. Biogeochemical Treatment of ARD at the Island Copper Mine Pit Lake. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  insitu  Island Copper  microbiology  nutrients  pit lake  treatment 


  9. 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)

  10. Morin K.A. and N.M. Hutt. Case Studies in Metal Solubility at Minesites. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Bell  drainage chemistry  Island Copper  model  Mount Polley  prediction 


  11. Day S., K. Sexsmith, D. MacGregor, P. Mehling, S. Shaw and U. Kestler. Cold Temperature Effects on Geochemical Weathering. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  drainage chemistry  NP  prediction  temperature 


  12. Mayer K.U., C.G. Romano and D.W. Blowes. Combining Field Measurements and Reactive Transport Modelling to Predict ARD, Case Study: Fault Lake Tailings, Falconbridge, ON. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Fault Lake  loading  model  prediction  receiving environment  tailings 


  13. P. Ferguson, C. Wels and N. Pesonen. Current Site Conditions and Water Quality Predictions for Myra Creek, Nyrstar Myra Falls, British Columbia. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  collection  diversion  drainage chemistry  loadings  model  Myra Falls  prediction  receiving environment  underwater 


  14. Venhuis M., P. McKee, R. Nicholson and B. Huls. Defining Source Terms for Backfill Component in the Selbaie Mine Pit. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  peat  pit lake  prediction  Selbaie  soil  waste rock 


  15. Amos R.T., B.L. Bailey, N. Pham, N. Fretz, S. Hannam, D. Blowes, D.C. Sego and L. Smith. Diavik Waste Rock Project: Northern Aspects and Scaling Predictions. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  drainage chemistry  dry cover  freezing  hydrology  prediciton  scale up  temperature 


  16. Blowes D.W. , J.L. Jambor, K.U. Mayer and T.A. Al. drainage chemistrys on Metal Concentrations in Base and Precious Metal Mine Tailings. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  drainage chemistry  Heath Steele  mineralogy  model  Nickel Rim  Red Lake  roaster  tailiings 


  17. Wiber, M.. East Kemptville Closure Performance. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  drainage chemistry  East Kempville  lime treatment  receiving environment  settling pond  water management 


  18. J. Dockrey, D. Flather, L. Findlater, S. Jackson, J. Helsen, J. Scott and J. Gjertsen. Elevated Uranium and Arsenic Concentrations in Baseline Water Quality at the Coffee Gold Site: Implications for Geochemical Predictions. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Coffee Gold  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  monitoring  prediction  receiving environment  uranium 


  19. Day S.. Evaluation of Factors Affecting Porphyry Mine Drainage Chemistry. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  prediction 


  20. Mattson B. and M. Holtby. Geochemical Assessment of The Silver Standard Mine. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  historic  Silver Standard  tailings  underground 


  21. Dockrey J. and A. Shaw. Geochemical behaviour of adit drainage under saturated and unsaturated conditions at two underground mines in Northern British Columbia. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  flooded  prediction  underground 


  22. 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 


  23. 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 


  24. Sexsmith K. and S. Day. Geochemistry and Water Quality of the Britannia Mine Workings. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  drainage chemistry  flooded underground  prediction  underground 


  25. Beckie R., L. Smith, K. Wagner and F. Guerin. Geochemistry of an Experimental Waste Rock Pile, Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cluff Lake  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  prediction  scale up  waste rock 


  26. Day S., K. Sexsmith, R. Bowell and D. Hockley. Geochemistry of Molybdenum Leaching at British Columbia Copper and Molybdenum Mines. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Endako  Highland Valley  mineralogy  model  prediction 


  27. Gammons C.. Geochemistry of the Berkeley Pit Lake, Butte, Montana. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Berkeley  Butte  drainage chemistry  hydrology  metal recovery  mineralogy  pit lake 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Long Term Changes in the Limnology and Geochemistry of the Berkeley Pit Lake, Butte, Montana
    2. Geochemistry and Stable Isotope Composition of the Berkeley Pit Lake and Surrounding Mine Waters, Butte, Montana

  28. 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 


  29. Sexsmith K., D. Schwab, S. Day and R. McCandless. Long-Term Monitoring Data from the Britannia Mine, British Columbia. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  discharge  drainage chemistry  flooded  prediction  underground 


  30. H. Larratt. Long-term Performance of Reclaimed Tailings Ponds at HVC in a Warming Climate. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bioavailability  climate change  drainage chemistry  Highland Valley  impoundment  reclamation  tailings  underwater 


  31. Martin A., J. Mackin, T. Crozier, S. Hedberg, D. Paszkowski, J. Jambor, S. Hiller and D. Gelderland. Mechanisms of Arsenic Attenuation in a Gold Mill Tailings Impoundment. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cochenour Wilanour  drainage chemistry  impoundment  in-situ  loading  roaster  tailings  treatment  underwater 


  32. Fortin D.. Microbial Ecology of Anaerobic Sulphate- and Iron-Reducing Bacteria in Sulphidic Mine Tailings. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  microbiology  sulphate reduction 


  33. Younger, P.. Mine Water Rebound - Processes and Products: A UK Perspective. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  drainage chemistry  hydrology  prediction  subsidence  underground 


  34. C. Kennedy, S. Day and ‘L. Anglin. Mount Polley Tailings: Updates on Geochemical Testing and Conceptual Model. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  failure  Mount Polley  neutral pH  prediction  tailings 


  35. Guerin F., S. Wilson and R. Nicholson. Optimizing In-Pit Disposal of Problematic Waste Rock Using Leaching Tests, Portable XRF, Block and Mass Transport Models. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  drainage chemistry  hydrology  McClean Lake  prediction  segregation  underwater  uranium  waste rock 


  36. Jambor J., A. Martin and J. Gerits. Post-Depositional Formation of Metal-Rich Cyanide Phases in Saturated Tailings Deposits. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  cyanide  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  Red Lake  tailings  underwater 


  37. Nordstrom D.. Practical Applications of Geochemical Modeling. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  model  prediction 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Geochemistry of Acid Mine Waters (Chapter 6 in The Environmental Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits, 1999)
    2. Geochemical Modeling of Water-Rock Interactions in Mining Environments (Chapter 14 in The Environmental Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits, 1999)

  38. J. Mackin, D. Flather and H. Bent. Prediction of Drainage Chemistry for Contact Water Passing Through Multiple Rock Units Within a Proposed Block Cave Mining Operation. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bulkhead  drainage chemistry  flood  geology  hydrology  Kemess  kinetic test  model  prediction  subsidence  underground  underwater 


  39. Davis A.. Prediction of Pit Lake Drainage Chemistry. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  model  pit lake  prediction  risk assessment 


  40. Day S. and K. Sexsmith. Prediction of Selenium Leaching. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Elkview  mineralogy  prediction  selenium 


  41. 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 


  42. Day S., S. Shaw and K. Sexsmith. Progress on translating ("scaling") laboratory weathering tests on mine wastes to full scale facilities. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  prediction  scale up 


  43. L. Warren. Proof of Principle: How Genomics Can Innovate Mining Environmental Management. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  genomics  microbiology  thiosalt 


  44. Warner J., J. Olchowy, T. Kotzer and J.N. Cutler. Quantitative Analysis of Mixtures Using Synchrotron XANES Spectroscopy. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  prediction 


  45. Nicholson R.V.. Release and Mobility of Nickel from Mine Waste: Theory and Case Histories. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  model  prediction  Raglan  uranium  Voisey's Bay 


  46. Ohlander B.. Results from the Flooded Stekenjokk Tailings. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  impoundment  Stekenjokk  tailings  underwater 


  47. Fennemore G.. Risk-Based Analysis of Acid Rock Drainage as it Purports to Waste Rock Dumps. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  drainage chemistry  hydrology  model  risk assessment  waste rock 


  48. 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 


  49. Coleman, M. and K. Butler. Sludge Management at NB Coal, 1992-2006. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  codisposal  drainage chemistry  management  New Brunswick Coal  solid residue  treatment 


  50. Crusius J., P. Whittle, D. Kramer, R. Pieters, T. Pedersen, G. Lawrence, J. McNee, D. Dunbar, R. Goldblatt and A. Leung. Testing Removal Strategies in the Equity Silver Pit Lakes Using Limnocorrals. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Equity  insitu  nutrients  pit lake  treatment 


  51. Forgeron, S.. The 1B Hydraulic System - Sydney Coalfield, Glace Bay, NS. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  closure  collection  diversion  drainage chemistry  hydrology  treatment  underground 


  52. 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 


  53. C. Kennedy, J. Noël, J. Cayouette, M. Story, K. Korman and A. Story. The Historic Cobalt Mining Camp: Evaluating Rehabilitation Options in a Hydro-Geochemically Challenged Environment. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Cobalt  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  mineralogy  prediction  processing  receiving environment  risk assessment 


  54. C. Kennedy, J. Noël, J. Cayouette, M. Story, K. Korman and A. Story. The Historic Cobalt Mining Camp: Evaluating Rehabilitation Options in a Hydro-Geochemically Challenged Environment. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Cobalt  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  mineralogy  prediction  processing  receiving environment  risk assessment 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Cobalt mines 3D video

  55. Bliss M., B. Hamblin, D. Ross and C. Ford. The Samatosum tailings Water Cover: Six Years of Success. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  impoundment  Samatosum  tailings  underwater 


  56. Harrington J.. Three Case Studies of the Treatment of Mine Drainage. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brewery Creek  carbon  drainage chemistry  heap leach  Hollister  insitu  microbiology  nutrients  pit lake  San Luis  selenium  Sweetwater  treatment  uranium 


  57. Beckie R., S. Blackmore, H. Peterson, M. Javadi, M. Lorca, R. Blaskovich, L. Laurenzi, P. Urrutia, T. Hirsche, J. Dockrey, M. Conlan, D. Bay, J.C. Corazao, C. Aranda, B. Harriosn, R. Manrique, M. Lindsay, G.W. Wilson, S. Brienne, B. Klein and U. Mayer. UBC Investigation of the Mineralogical, Hydrological and Biogeochemical Controls on Drainage from Waste Rock at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  drainage chemistry  gas  prediction  scale up  waste rock 


  58. A. Lewis-Russ, T. Moore, T.R. Brown and A.C. Riese. Use of Constructed Wetlands to Reduce Metals in Drainage from a High Altitude Mine System, SW Colorado: Mine Hydrology/Chemistry. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  drainage treatment  geology  hydrology  prediction  underground 


  59. Nicholson R.. Use of Solubility and Leach Tests in the Prediction of Drainage Chemistry from Weathered Tailings and Waste Rock - Examples from Gold and Uranium Mines. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Cluff Lake  drainage chemistry  encapsulation  flooded  McClean Lake  Porcupine  prediction  tailings  waste rock 


  60. Nordstrom K.. What Decades of Irregular Monitoring Can Show for Two Mine Sites: Iron Mountain, CA and Questa, NM. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  background  discharge  drainage chemistry  Iron Mountain  lime  prediction  Questa  treatment 


  61. De Vos K.. Whistle Waste Rock Pile Monitoring. Presented at the 1996 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  monitoring  prediction  temperature  waste rock  Whistle 


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