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. 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 


  6. 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 


  7. 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 


  8. 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 


  9. 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 


  10. 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 


  11. 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

  12. 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 


  13. 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 


  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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 


  17. 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 


  18. 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 


  19. 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 


  20. 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 


  21. 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 


  22. 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 


  23. 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 


  24. 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 


  25. 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 


  26. 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

  27. 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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