BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. 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

  2. N. Eriksson. Boliden Aitik Mine Closure Planning: Overview of the Mine and the Overall Closure Planning Project. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  model  PAG  pit  receiving environment  tailings  waste rock 


  3. Butler, R.. Brunswick Mine - Environmental Management. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brunswick  closure  HDS  lime  receiving environment  thiosalt  treatment  water management 


  4. C. Thomas and T. O’Grady. Closure Activities – Progress over the last 10 years, Britannia Mine . Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  Britannia  closure  collection  maintenance  pit  receiving environment  risk assessment  scaling  solid residue  underground 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Fairview Glory Hole Video

  5. 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 


  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. Tremblay J.L., J. Hogan and B. Slater. Considering Different Perspectives when Defining Acceptable Levels of Environmental Contamination. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  First Nation  receiving environment  regulation 


  8. 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 


  9. 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 


  10. Rankin M.. Ecological Risk Assessment of Metals and Acid Rock Drainage. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  receiving environment  risk assessment  toxicity 


  11. 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 


  12. Napier W. and D. Lemon. Environmental Baseline Data Needs and Implications for an Environmental Impact Statement: The Voisey's Bay Experience. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  natura lake  predevelopment  receiving environment  underwater  Voisey's Bay 


  13. Fitzgerald, D. and Nicholson, R.. Environmental Management Criteria for Selenium and Molybdenum: A Review Relevant to the Mining Industry. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brenda Mine  climate change  drainage chemistry  geology  molybdenum  neutral pH  receiving environment  regulation  risk assessment  selenium  toxicity 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Wild Ruminant Study at Brenda Mines

  14. Prairie R.. Environmental Risk Assessment for Metals in Sediments. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bioavailability  guidelines  human health  receiving environment  risk assessment  sediment  toxicity 


  15. C. Meints and M. Aziz. Equity Mine - 25 Years of Closure. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  batch  closure  collection  construction material  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  Equity  financial security  HDS  hydrology  impoundment  monitoring  physical stability  prediction  receiving environment  soil barrier  solid residue  tailings  treatment  underwater  waste rock 


  16. McNee J.. Gel Sampler. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bioavailability  receiving environment  toxicity 


  17. Riehm D.. Getting the Acronyms Straight: AETE and MMEEM. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  MMER  receiving environment  toxicity 


  18. Sonnenberg H., L. Ramilo, J. Keene, M. Stephenson and J. Nilsen. Investigation of causes of effects on benthic invertebrate communities downstream of two metal mines. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Flin Flon  receiving environment  selenium 


  19. P. Ferguson, C. Wels, D. Jones and G. Farrer. ML/ARD Impacts and Rehabilitation Planning for Rum Jungle. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  backfill  closure  drainage chemistry  heap leach  hydrology  impoundment  monitoring  PAG  pit  receiving environment  Rum Jungle  soil barrier  tailings  uranium  waste rock 


  20. W. Sellars and A. Higginbottom. Mt. Polley TSF Failure - Williams Lake Indian Band Looking Back 2 Years. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dam  failure  First Nation  Mount Polley  receiving environment 


  21. Deniseger J. and P. Healey. Mt. Washington Copper Mine Remediation Project. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  asphalt cover  dry cover  Mount Washington  passive  receiving environment  wetland 


  22. A-M. Sam and R. Sam. Nak’Azdli Whut’en Perspective on Mine Reclamation and Environmental Protection (presentation not submitted). Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  community  First Nation  monitoring  receiving environment  stakeholder presentation not submitted 


  23. Younger, P.. Outfalls of Mine Water to the Sea: Examples from the UK and France. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  discharge  Gardanne Coal  Heritage Coast  receiving environment  underground  water management  Wheal Jane 


  24. 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 


  25. Sharpe I.. Permitting Mining Related Discharges: How to Assess and Manage Risk Using Principles of Impact Assessment Biology. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  guidelines  receiving environment  regulation  risk assessment  toxicity 


  26. 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 


  27. Theben, S.. Remediation Option for Abandoned Legacy Mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  backfill  drainage treatment  options analysis  receiving environment  Tulsequah 


  28. Laurencont T. and M. Rider. Rum Jungle - Investigation of Future Rehabilitation Requirements. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  prediction  receiving environment  Rum Jungle  stakeholder  uranium 


  29. Ziemkiewicz P. and B. Leavitt. Selection of ARD Treatment Alternatives to meet Water Quality Criteria. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  aeration  amend  cost  in-situ  lime  limestone  options analysis  passive  receiving environment  solid residue  treatment 


  30. Ferguson D.. The Abandoned Mt. Washington Mine: A Challenge to Restore the Tsolum River Watershed to Historical Levels of Health and Productivity from the Perspective of the Afflicted Community. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  community  Mount Washington  receiving environment 


  31. 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 


  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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 


  35. Hamblin, C.. The Ongoing Rehabilitation of Ontario’s Kam Kotia Mine: An Abandoned Acid Generating Tailings Site. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  batch Na0H  cost  GCL  geotube  Kam Kotia  lime treatment  receiving environment  saturated cover  soil barrier  solid residue  spill  tailings  underwater  wind-erosion 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. The Continuing Rehabilitation of the Kam Kotia Mine Site: An Acid Generating Abandoned Tailings Site

  36. McKernan, J.M. and Huebert, D.B.. Using Critters, Clams and Fish to Define “Real” Ecological Risks at Orphaned and Abandoned Sites – The Lynn Lake Case Study. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  loading  Lynn Lake  modelling  receiving environment  regulation  risk assessment  toxicity 


  37. Fraser B., R. Nicholson, S. Shaw, M. Venhuis, S. Barabash, E. Clyde and J. Stirling. Where Did The Acid Go? Water-filled pits 25 years after closure at a mine with active ARD. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  pit lake  receiving environment  Sherman 


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