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. Parkinson G., P. Bryan and P. Healey. Britannia Mine - 4100 Level Plug Test: A Mine Hydrology Investigation. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  bulkhead  collection  flooded underground  hydrology 


  3. Watson I., S. Hill, C. Banton and T. Davies. Case studies on aquifer protection in rising mine water areas. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  hydrology  underground  underwater 


  4. Meiers G., M. O'Kane, C. Bradley and J. Shea. Closure of a Legacy WRP: Transitioning to Passive Treatment. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  dry cover  geomembrane  hydrology  treatment  Victoria Junction 


  5. Bleiker, D.. Concept to Closure: Victoria Junction Coal Preparation Plant. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  closure  dry cover  geomembrane  hydrology  treatment  Victoria Junction 


  6. Nichol C., R. Beckie and L. Smith. Constructed Pile Experiment. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  hydrology  waste rock 


  7. Nichol C., L. Smith and R. Beckie. Constructed Pile Experiment. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cluff Lake  hydrology  prediction  tracer  waste rock 


  8. Plewes H.. Design and Construciton of Flooded Tailings Impoundments. Presented at the 1996 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dam  guidelines  hydrology  impoundment  tailings  underwater 


  9. Shea J.. Designing a Treatment System to Deal with the Combined Discharge from a Group of Nine Flooding Coal Mines. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  flooded underground  hydrology  subsidence  treatment 


  10. 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 


  11. Ferguson K. and M. Aziz. Equity Silver Mine - Ten Years Experience with Dry Covers. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Equity  financial security  hydrology  lime treatment  monitoring  soil cover 


  12. Aziz M. and K. Ferguson. Equity Silver Mine: Over 10 Years Experience with Dry Covers. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  dry cover  Equity  hydrology  lime  maintenance costs  model  monitoring  soil barrier  treatment  waste rock 


  13. Kwong Y.T.J.. Evolution of Mine-Pool Chemistry at the Sydney Coal Mines, Nova Scotia, and Its Impacts on Decommissioning Strategy. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  flooded underground  hydrology  prediction  water management 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Evolution of Mine-Pool Chemistry at the Sydney Coalfield, Nova Scotia, Canada, and Its Implications for Mine Decommissioning

  14. 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 


  15. 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

  16. 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 


  17. Royle M.. Giant Mine: Identification of Underground Inflow Water Types and Preliminary Geochemical Monitoring during Reflooding. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  backfill  flooding  Giant  hydrology  isotope  prediction  tailings  underground 


  18. Williams D.. Golden Sunlight Mine Pit Backfill: The History and the Science of the Backfill Issues at the Golden Sunlight Mine. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Golden Sunlight  hydrology  pit  waste rock  Zortman-Landusky 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Pit Backfill: Yea or Nay, A Montana Example

  19. Ghomeshei M.M. and D.M. Allen. Hydrochemical and Stable Isotope Assessment of Tailings Pond Leakage, Nickel Plate Mine, British Columbia (in Environmental Geology 39(8)). Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  hydrology  impoundment  isotope  prediction  talings 


  20. 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 


  21. Freed R., R. Marsland, J. Cho, I. McWilliams and S. Henderson. Investigating Loadings from Tailings and Waste Rock for Closure Planning at Nyrstar Myra Falls. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  collection  hydrology  loading  Myra Falls  paste  tailings  waste rock 


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

    KEYWORDS:  closure  drainage chemistry  hydrology  prediction  subsidence  underground 


  23. Dunbar D., D. Flather and S. Salvador. Modeling of Mines Selbaie Pit Lake: Calibration and Long-Term Forecasting. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  diffusion barrier  hydrology  model  peat  pit lake  Selbaie  soil  solid residue  treatment  waste rock 


  24. Keller J., T.M. Yao, M. Milczarek, D. Hammermeister and R. Rice. New Methods for Hydraulic Characterization of Mine Waste and Cover System Materials. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  heap leach  hydrology  model  prediction  waste rock 


  25. 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 


  26. Smith L.. Overview of UBC Waste Rock Hydrology Research Program. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  Cluff Lake  gas  hydrology  Key Lake  particle size  prediction  waste rock 


  27. Brown A.. Predicting Mine Inflow for Water Treatment. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  hydrology  Pine Point  pit  Pogo  Snap Lake  underground 


  28. 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 


  29. Wels C. and L. Findlater. Prediction of Groundwater Recovery and Post-Flooding Groundwater Quality. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  hydrology  model  options analysis  pit  prediction  tailings  waste rock 


  30. Smith L., L. MacPhie, D. Leahy, R. Maji and M. Wen. Prediction of Metal Loadings from Groundwater to Tidal Waters. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  hydrology  Island Copper  loading  model  pit lake  prediction  waste rock 


  31. 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 


  32. . Reclamation of the Manitou Tailings Site Using Neutral Tailings from Agnico-Eagle's Goldex Mine. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  dry cover  elevated watertable  Goldex  hydrology  Manitou  predevelopment  prediction  tailings  tailings cover 


  33. Stockwell J.E., R.D. Beckie and L. Smith. Relationships Between Flow-Paths and Weathering in a Waste Rock Pile. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  freezing  hydrology  Key Lake  particle size  waste rock 


  34. 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 


  35. Logue C., I. Bruce and M. Holtby. Segregation of ARD Tailings at the Duthie Mine. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  diversion  Duthie  health and safety  historic  hydrology  spill  tailings 


  36. 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 


  37. Unger M. and D. van Dieren. Sullivan Mine: Water Collection Closure Plan vs. 10 yrs Post-Closure Experience. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  closure  collection  dry cover  flooded underground  HDS  hydrology  soil barrier  Sullivan  treatment  water management 


  38. 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 


  39. Zak J., L. Smith, D. Blowes, R. Amos and D. Sego. The Diavik Waste Rock Project: Hydrologic observations from a tracer test and test pile deconstruction. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  hydrology  prediction  waste rock 


  40. Amos R., J. Langman, S. Sinclair, D. Wilson, B. Bailey and D. Blowes, A. Krentz, N. Fretz, L. Smith and D. Sego. The Diavik Waste-Rock Project: Factors controlling sulfide oxidation at the micro and macro scale. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Diavik  hydrology  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  41. 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 


  42. 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

  43. Jarvis A., E. Gozzard, W. Mayes and H. Potter. The Importance of Point and Diffuse Pollution in Developing Management Strategies for Long-Abandoned Deep Coal and Metal Mines in the UK. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  hydrology  receiving environment  sediment  UK  underground 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Identifying Diffuse Sources of Inorganic Pollutants in Post-Industrial Catchments

  44. Jarvis A., J. Davis, P. Orme, S. Rudall and C. Gandy. The influence and implications of hydrological conditions on metal flux from long abandoned mining districts of the North of England. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Force Crag  hydrology  receiving environment 


  45. Weeks B. and W. Wilson. The Influence of Spatial Energy Distribution on Cover Performance at the Equity Silver Mine. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  dry cover  hydrology  model 


  46. Wolkersdorfer C.. Tracer Tests in the Mining Environment - Why? How? What?. Presented at the 2010 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  guidelines  hydrology  tracer 


  47. Barbour L., D. Chapman, C. Qualizza, S. Kessler, C. Boese, R. Shurniak, G. Meiers, M. O'Kane, J. Hendry and S. Wall. Tracking the Evolution of Reclaimed Landscapes Through the Use of Instrumented Watersheds: A Brief History of the Syncrude Southwest 30 Overburden Reclamation Research Program. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  hydrology  model  monitor  organic cover  reclamation  revegetation  soil barrier  Syncrude 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Tracking the Evolution of Reclaimed Landscapes Through the Use of Instrumented Watersheds - A Brief History of the Syncrude Southwest 30 Overburden Reclamation Research Rrogram

  48. 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 


  49. Morin K., N. Hutt and M. Aziz. Variations in ARD from the Equity Silver Waste Rock Dumps. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Equity  gas  hydrology  loading  soil barrier  temperature  waste rock 


  50. Venhuis M., R. Nicholson and D. Yaschyshyn. Water Quality Expectations for Thickened Tailings and Lessons Learned at the Kidd Metsite TMA, Timmins, Ontario. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  deposition  hydrology  Kidd Creek  lime  loading  prediction  tailings  thickened  treatment 


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