BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Jambor J., J. Dutrizac, L. Groat and M. Raudsepp. A Mineralogical Perspective of Tests for Neutralization Potential. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  mineralogy  NP  prediction 


  2. Goodwin, T. and F. Bonner. Acid Rock Drainage in the Halifax Formation Slates: What Have We Learned?. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  geology  mineralogy  non-mine  prediction  regulation 


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

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  mineralogy  prediction 


  4. 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 


  5. Sherriff B.. Arsenic Mobility from Arsenopyrite-rich Gold Mine Waste, Snow Lake, Manitoba. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  arsenic  dry cover  hydrology  mineralogy  receiving environment  Snow Lake 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Arsenic Mobility in Alteration Products of Sulphide-rich, Arsenopyrite-bearing Mine Wastes, Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada.
    2. Arsenic Mobility from Arsenopyrite-rich Gold Mine Waste, Snow Lake,Manitoba, Canada

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

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


  7. Nesset J.E. and F. Rosenblum. Basics of Self-heating of Sulphide Mineral Mixtures. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Brunswick  concentrate  gas  human health  kinetic test  Louvicourt  mineralogy  NP  particle size  prediction  Red Dog  Sullivan  tailings  temperature  underground  waste rock 


  8. Morin K. and N. Hutt. Case Studies and Guidelines for Drainage-Chemistry Prediction. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Ekati  guidelines  highway  mineralogy  NP  prediction  QAQC 


  9. Martin A.J., S. Fawcett, A. Rollo, D. Loomer and T. Al. Characterization of ARD Neutralization Sludge: Links between ARD Influent Chemistry, Treatment Process and Sludge Composition. Presented at the 2010 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  Equity  Geco  lime  mineralogy  prediction  solid residue  treatment 


  10. Jamieson H., S.R. Walker, C. Andrade, S. Fawcett, S. DeSisto, J. Kavalench, L. Wrye, M. Bromstad, F. Opio, C. Stephen and M. Parsons. Controls on Arsenic Mobility in Mine Waste from Gold Deposits. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  bioavailability  Giant  mineralogy  Nova Scotia  prediction  roaster  sediment  soil  tailings 


  11. 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 


  12. Dockrey J., 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 


  13. Bao Z., J. Bain, S.P. Holland, D. Wilson, P. MacKenzie, C.J. Ptacek and D.W. Blowes. Faro Waste Rock Project: An Integrated Study of Hydrological and Geochemical Processes in Sulfide- and Carbonate-rich Waste-Rock Dumps. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Faro  gas  geology  hydrology  isotope  mineralogy  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  14. Goodwin T. and F. Bonner. Field Trip Guide -- Environmental and Economic Impacts Associated with Acid Rock Drainage Generation in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  geology  mineralogy  mitigation  non-mine  prediction  regulation 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Healing an Open Sore: Rehabilitation of Former Shale Quarries in Nova Scotia

  15. 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 


  16. 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 


  17. Lussier C., M. Veiga and S. Baldwin. Geochemistry of Selenium Mobilization from the Elk River Coal Mines. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Elk River  geology  kinetic test  mineralogy  prediction  selenium 


  18. 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

  19. Thompson A., W. Price, K. Dunne and J. Jambor. Guidelines for the Determination of Mineralogy and Mineralogical Properties. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  guidelines  mineralogy  prediction 


  20. Fawcett S., A. Martin, J. Stockwell, A.Rollo, D. Loomer and T. Al. Influence of ARD Drainage Characteristics on the Composition of Neutralization Sludges. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  Brunswick  Chisel North  Equity  Geco  mineralogy  prediction  Samatosum  solid residue  Sullivan  treatment 


  21. Vriens B. and R. Beckie. Investigation of Waste Rock Weathering and Drainage: Multiscale Field Study at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  AP  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  kinetic test  lag time  mineralogy  PAG  prediction  waste rock 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Long-term monitoring of waste-rock weathering at the Antamina mine, Peru
    2. A selection of papers that came out of the Antamina program in the last 3 years:

  22. Downing B. and H.E. Madeisky. Lithogeochemical Methods for Acid Rock Drainage Studies and Prediction. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  geology  mineralogy  NP  prediciton 


  23. Rainey D.. Long term implications Geochemical Risk at Faro Mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  collection  diversion  mineralogy  water management 


  24. Vriens B. and R. Beckie. Mechanisms Controlling Circumneutral Drainage Generation at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  arsenic  drainage chemistry  geology  kinetic tests  mineralogy  neutral pH  prediction  selenium  waste rock 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Mobilization of Metal(oid) Oxyanions through Circumneutral Mine Waste-Rock Drainage

  25. Jambor J., J. Dutriazac and M. Raudsepp. Neutralization Potentials of Some Common and Uncommon Rocks and Some Pitfalls in NP Measurements. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  mineralogy  NP  prediction 


  26. Langley S., S. Beauchemin and B. Tisch. Organic Covers on Tailings: Effects and Economic Returns. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  biosolids  Copper Cliff  dry cover  microbiology  mineralogy  Ontario  organic cover  reclamation  revegetation  tailings 


  27. 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 


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

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Elkview  mineralogy  prediction  selenium 


  29. 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 


  30. Raudsepp M. and E. Pani. Quantitative Phase Analysis of Tailings and Waste Rock using the Rietveld Method and X-ray Powder Diffraction Data. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  mineralogy  prediction 


  31. 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 


  32. 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 


  33. Vos R.J. and T. O'Hearn. Sulphate Mineral Speciation by Sequential Extraction for the Proposed Veladero Mine, Argentina. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  mineralogy  prediction  Veladero 


  34. Rollo A., H. Jamieson and C. Lee. Tailings and Mineral Carbonation: The Potential for Atmospheric CO2 Sequestration. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate change  Ekati  mineralogy  tailings 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Interaction of Diamond Mine Waste and Surface Water in the Canadian Arctic

  35. Kennedy C., 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 


  36. Kennedy C., 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

  37. Jamieson H., A. Cleaver, P. Huntsman, C. Rickwood and A. Bailey. Windblown Tailings Dust as a Source of Metal to Surface Water. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  arsenic  drainage chemistry  Giant  mineralogy  roaster  Stirling  tailings  wind-erosion 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Characterization of Tailings Dust from Two Abandoned Mine Sites: Effects on Nearby Surface Waters and Evaluation of Dust Sampling Methods. MSc thesis, Queen’s University (Supervisors H.E. Jamieson and P. Huntsman)
    2. Characterization of Arsenic-hosting Solid Phases in Giant Mine Tailings and Tailings Dust. MSc thesis, Queen’s University (Supervisor H.E. Jamieson)

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