BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Birkham T. and M. O’Kane. Case Studies to Ignite Your Understanding of Combusting Waste Rock Management and Controls. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  backfill  deposition  encapsulation  gas  kinetic test  layering  mitigation  monitoring  particle size  prediction  segregation  temperature  waste rock  wind-erosion 


  2. Taylor L.. Development of a New Mine on a Brownfield Site and Drainage Chemistry: Doyon Mine and Westwood Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  closure  construction material  costs  desulphurize  Doyon  encapsulation  flooded  HDS  impoundment  operating  pit  solid residue  tailings  treatment  underground  waste rock  Westwood 


  3. O'Kane M., D. Christensen, K. Bonstrom and B. Huys. Evolution of Waste Rock Management and Cover System Design at BHPBilliton Iron Ore, Mt. Whaleback Operations, Western Australia. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  deposition  dry cover  encapsulation  model  Mt Whaleback  store and release  waste rock 


  4. Nesset J.E., J. Gibson and D. Dobney. Field Examples and Mitigation Strategies for Sulphide Mixtures with a High Risk of Self-heating. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  concentrate  desulphurize  encapsulation  gas  kinetic test  lignosulphonate  lime  mitigation  monitoring  paste  prediction  Raglan  Red Dog  tailings  temperature  underground  waste rock 


  5. Fransen P., J. Ruddock, T. Matuschka, S. Miller and W. Russell. Micro and Macro Scale Design and Performance of Dry Covers - Waihi, New Zealand. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend limestone  dry cover  encapsulation  tailings impoundment  Waihi  waste rock 


  6. Blair M., J. Richter and R. Verburg. Rock Management and ARD Mitigation at a Northern Minnesota Highway Realignment. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend  blending  encapsulation  highway  lime  limestone  mitigation  prediction 


  7. 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 


  8. Zhan J.. 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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