BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Chambers 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 

  2. 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 

  3. Mann G. and R. Baker. Application of Ecological Risk Assessment to Water-Covered Mine Wastes. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bioavailability  Bluebell  natural lake  risk assessment  toxicity  underwater 

  4. Davé N.. Basic Understanding of Water Covers and Applications. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Denison  impoundment  natural lake  Panel  Quirke  Stanleigh  underwater 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Performance of Shallow Water Covers on Pyritic Uranium Tailings
    2. On Land or Underwater Disposal of Mine Waste

  5. Sibbick S., J. Kavalench, H. Lindsay, R. Harmati and K. Harmati. Closure of the Albino Lake Facility Eskay Creek Mine. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  cement  Eskay Creek  ferric  natural lake  pH-adjustment  solid residue  tailings  treatment  waste rock 

  6. Ramsey D.. Considerations for the Environmental Permitting of Tailings Disposal in a Fish Bearing Lake – The Bucko Lake Experience. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Bucko Lake  natural lake  options analysis  predevelopment  receiving environment  regulation  tailings  underground  underwater 

  7. Atherton C. and A. Shaw. Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage Prediction, Prevention and Mitigation at the Brucejack Gold Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Brucejack Sulphurets  flooded underground  kinetic tests  natural lake  operating  paste  prediction  tailings  thicken  treatment  underground  underwater  waste rock 

  8. Jamieson H.. Mineralogical Controls on the Mobility and Bioaccessibility of Arsenic in Gold Mine Tailings. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  bioavailability  gas  Giant  impoundment  natural lake  roaster  sediment  soil  taillings 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. The Speciation of Arsenic in Iron Oxides in Mine Wastes from the Giant Gold Mine, N.W.T.: Application of Synchrotron Micro-XRD and Micro-XANES at the Grain Scale

  9. Murphy F.M., T.H. Higgs and M. Bratty. Performance of the Albino Sub-Aqueous Waste Disposal Facility at the Eskay Creek Mine. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend lime  Eskay Creek  exploration  ferric  model  natural lake  receiving environment  tailings  treatment  underwater  waste rock 

  10. Martin T.E.. Permanent Submergence: The Long-Term Challenge and Commitment of Keeping the Genie in the Bottle. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  dam  failure  Huckleberry  impoundment  Island Copper  Kemess  Myra Falls  natural lake  pit lake  risk assessment  submarine  underwater 

  11. Ferguson P., 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 

  12. Martin A.J., D. Gelderland and T.F. Pedersen. The Geochemical and Biological Recovery of a Gold Mine Polishing Pond (Balmer Lake, Ontario). Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  natural lake  reclamation  Red Lake  roaster  underwater 

  13. Gallinger R.. Wet Covers as a Remediation Strategy for Tailings Facilities - Elliot Lake Case Studies. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend  community  dredge  impoundment  lime  limestone  mitigation  natural lake  options analysis  Panel  Quirke  Spanish American  Stanleigh  tailings  treatment  underwater  uranium 

  14. Pedersen T.F., A.J. Martin and D.H. Flather. When Politics Trumps Evidence: The Misguided Prohibition Against Underwater Tailings Disposal. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Myra Falls  natural lake  options analysis  underwater 

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