BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Ayres B., L. Lanteigne and M. O'Kane. A Review of Performance of the Whistle Mine Backfilled Pit Cover System - Four Years After Construction. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend lime  backfill  dry cover  model  pit  soil barrier  treatment  waste rock  Whistle 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Closure Planning and Implementation at CVRD Inco's Whistle Mine, Ontario, Canada

  2. O'Kane M.. A Summary of the INAP Report on the Evaluation of the Long-Term Performance of Dry Cover Systems. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  guidelines  revegetation  soil barrier 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Evaluation of the Long-Term Performance of Dry Cover Systems

  3. Jennings S. and P. Castiglione. Applications of Soil Physics for Long-term Monitoring of Soil Water Content in Evapotranspiration Cover Systems in Montana; Case Studies and Equipment Evolution. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend lime  Anaconda  ash  Colstrip  dry cover  monitoring  revegetation  soil barrier  store and release  tailings 


  4. Dukkett R., O.P. Flite and M. O'Kane. ARD Management at the Rio Tinto Ridgeway Gold Mine, South Carolina, USA. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  dry cover  impoundment  liner  prediction  Ridgeway  soil barrier  tailings  waste rock 


  5. M. O'Kane. Boliden Aitik Mine Closure Planning - WRSF Closure Planning Support Studies. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  loading  mitigation  model  NAG  PAG  soil barrier  waste rock 


  6. Baumgartl T., A. Schneider, D. Dole and D. Mulligan. Challenges for the Design of Cover Systems in the Australian Environment. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cobar  dry cover  Mount Isa  soil barrier 


  7. Ayres, B.. Closure Planning and Implementation at Vale Inco’s Whistle Mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  dry cover  monitoring  pit  soil barrier  waste rock  Whistle 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Closure Planning and Implementation at CVRD Inco’s Whistle Mine, Ontario, Canada

  8. Rykaart M., D. Hockley, M. Nahir and G. Tremblay. Cold Region Covers: What Works and What Doesn't?. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  climate change  dry cover  freezing  guideleines  soil barrier 


  9. O'Kane M.. Cover Systems in the Athabasca Oil Sands - A Summary of the 'Green Bullet' and Ten Years of Reclamation Research at Syncrude Canada Ltd.. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  Oil Sands  reclamation  soil barrier 


  10. Ayres, B.. Design, Construction, and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  dry cover  monitoring  soil barrier  water management  Whistle 


  11. 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 


  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. Condon P.. Evaluation of Reclamation Concepts at the Greens Creek Mine, Admirality Island, Alaska. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend carbon  codisposal  dry cover  filter  Greens Creek  prediction  soil barrier  tailings  waste rock 


  14. Benson C.. Evolution of Soil Hydraulic Properties in Dry Covers: Lessons Learned from the Alternative Cover Assessment Program (ACAP). Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembrane  soil barrier  store and release 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Postconstruction Changes in the Hydraulic Properties of Water Balance Cover Soils

  15. Lindahl L.A., M. Sandberg and Lindvall M.. Experiences from Dry Cover Projects in Sweden, 1974-2004. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  ash  Bersbo  biosolids  dry cover  elevated watertable  Enasen  Kristineberg  Saxberget  soil barrier 


  16. McKeown, M.. Forecasting long term water quality - Swedish mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  loading  mitigation  model  PAG  prediction  soil barrier  waste rock 


  17. Sperling T.. Geomembrane Barriers In Bottom Liner and Cover Applications At Landfill Sites. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  GCL  geomembrane  guidelines  liner  soil barrier 


  18. Price W.. Information and Design Requirements for Dry Covers. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  guidelines  maintenance  monitoring  revegetation  soil barrier  water management 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Excerpts from Guidelines for Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage at Minesites in British Columbia
    2. Excerpts from List of Potential Information Requirements in Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage Assessment and Mitigation Work

  19. Aubertin M.. Lessons Learned From Field Applications of CCBE. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  Goldstrike  Lorraine  LTA  Manitou  model  monitor  soil barrier  tailings cover  UQAT 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Water Diversion Capacity of Inclined Capillary Barriers
    2. The Behavior of Inclined Covers Used as Oxygen Barriers

  20. Rowe R.K.. Lessons Learned from Landfills about Liner Performance and Leakage. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  composite  dry covers  GCL  geomembrane  guidelines  liners  soil barrier 


  21. 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 


  22. Rowe R.K.. Performance and Design Features to Improve and Sustain Geomembrane Performance. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  composite  construction  dry covers  GCL  geomembrane  guidelines  liners  soil barrier 


  23. O'Kane M., B. Ayres, L. Barber, D. Hiller and D. Helps. Performance of an Engineered Cover System After Six Years at the Areva Resources Cluff Lake Mine Waste Rock Pile in Northern Saskatchewan. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cluff Lake  monitoring  soil barrier  store and release  waste rock 


  24. M. Unger and R. Peterson. Post Closure Water Management at the Reclaimed Sullivan Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  collection  discharge  diversion  dry cover  flooded underground  HDS  maintenance  monitoring  soil barrier  Sullivan  sulphate reduction  tailings  treatment  waste rock 


  25. van Dieren D.. Post-Closure ARD Collection and Treatment, Kimberley Operations. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  closure  collection  diversion  HDS  prediction  soil barrier  solid residue  Sullivan  treatment 


  26. Smith Q. and L. Lanteigne. Selection and Implementation of a Dry Cover System at Whistle Open Pit Mine. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  bentonite cover  dry cover  GCL  model  options analysis  pit  soil barrier  waste rock  Whistle 


  27. Hockley D., M. Rykaart and M. Noel. Soil Covers in the Canadian North. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Arctic Gold and Silver  Beaverlodge  Colomac  Discovery  dry cover  elevated watertable  Faro  freezing  Giant  options analysis  rock cover  soil barrier  Venus 


  28. 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 


  29. Verburg R. and M. Oliveira. Surface Paste Disposal of High-Sulphide Tailings at Neves Corvo - Evaluation of Environmental Stability and Operational Experience. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bactericide  Neves Corvo  paste  prediction  soil barrier  tailings 


  30. Lin D., B. Weeks, M. Aziz and W. Wilson. The Influence of Orientation and Aspect on Net Infiltration for the Soil Cover System at Equity Silver Mine. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  dry cover  Equity  soil barrier  waste rock 


  31. 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

  32. Hamblin C.. The Rehabilitation of the Kam Kotia Mine Site: An Exercise in Cover Construction and Water Management. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  consolidate  dry cover  GCL  Kam Kotia  soil barrier  tailings 


  33. 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

  34. 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 


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