BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. O’Kane M., J. Taylor, J. Robertson, S. Pape, G. Tremblay and B. Kelley. A Review of Potential Improvements to Mine Rock Stockpile Construction Methods. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  deposition  gas  mitigation  options analysis  temperature  waste rock 


  2. Beckie R. and Antamina Waste-Rock Research Team at Antamina, University of British Columbia and University of Alberta. A Ten-Year Waste-Rock Study: Lessons Learned from Multiple Scales and Impact on Prediction. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  AP  drainage chemistry  gas  hydrology  microbiology  model  neutral pH  prediction  scale up  soil cover  temperature  waste rock 


  3. Atherton C., D. Blowes, S. Sinclair, D. Wilson, J. Zak, D. Barsi, R. Amos, C. Ptacek, J. Langman, D. Paktunc, L. Smith and D. Sego. Acid Generating Potential and Metal Attenuation in Low Sulfide, Waste-Rock Test Piles. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  drainage chemistry  PAG  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  4. Ma L., Z-S. Liu, E. Dy, K. Tufa, J-Q. Zhou, E. Fisher, C. Huang and K.A. Morin. Additional Mechanisms and Measurements to Improve ARD/ML Prediction. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  gas  hydrology  kinetic test  model  prediction  scale up  temperature 


  5. Morin K.A.. Applicability of scaling factors to humidity-cell kinetic rates for larger-scale predictions. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  prediction  scale up  temperature 


  6. 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 


  7. Birkham T. and M. O’Kane. Case Studies to Ignite Your Understanding of Combusting Waste Rock Management and Controls. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  backfill  deposition  encapsulation  gas  kinetic test  layering  mitigation  monitoring  particle size  prediction  segregation  temperature  waste rock  wind-erosion 


  8. Meiers G.. Case Study of the Influence of Shorter Tips in Mine Rock Storage on Internal Air Flow Capacity. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  hydrology  particle size  soil barrier  temperature  waste rock 


  9. Day S., K. Sexsmith, D. MacGregor, P. Mehling, S. Shaw and U. Kestler. Cold Temperature Effects on Geochemical Weathering. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  drainage chemistry  NP  prediction  temperature 


  10. Amos R., D. Wilson, B. Bailey, D. Blowes, D. Sego and L. Smith. Conceptual Overview of Mechanistic Scale-up in Waste Rock: Lessons Learned from Diavik and Potential for Application to Other Mine Sites. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Diavik  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  model  particle size  scale up  temperature  waste rock 


  11. Phillip M., D. Hockley, B. Dawson and W. Kuit. Convective Flow Monitoring and the Influence of Cover Material. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  failure  gas  health and safety  Sullivan  temperature  waste rock 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Sullivan Mine Fatalities Incident: Technical Investigations and Findings
    2. Sullivan Mine Fatalities Incident: Key Conclusions and Implications for Other Sites

  12. Amos R.T., B.L. Bailey, N. Pham, N. Fretz, S. Hannam, D. Blowes, D.C. Sego and L. Smith. Diavik Waste Rock Project: Northern Aspects and Scaling Predictions. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  drainage chemistry  dry cover  freezing  hydrology  prediciton  scale up  temperature 


  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. Nesset J.E., J. Gibson and D. Dobney. Field Examples and Mitigation Strategies for Sulphide Mixtures with a High Risk of Self-heating. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  concentrate  desulphurize  encapsulation  gas  kinetic test  lignosulphonate  lime  mitigation  monitoring  paste  prediction  Raglan  Red Dog  tailings  temperature  underground  waste rock 


  15. Bain J., D. Blowes, D. Wilson, Z. Bao, L. Smith, R. Amos, L. Smith and D. Sego. Methods for Measuring the Physical, Hydraulic and Chemical Characteristics of Waste Rock. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  guidelines  hydrology  monitoring  prediction  sampling  temperature  waste rock 


  16. Bennett J.. Prediction from an Australian Perspective. Presented at the 1996 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  gas  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  17. Mayer U., R. Amos, D. Wilson, D. Blowes, D. Su, N. Seigneur, K. Raymond and X. Yi. Reactive Transport Modeling in Mine Waste Management – Part 2: Where to from Here?. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  model  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  18. Phillip M. and D. Hockley. Sullivan Fatalities Incident: Technical Investigations and Findings Part 1. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  failure  gas  health and safety  Sullivan  temperature  waste rock 


  19. Phillip M. and D. Hockley. Sullivan Fatalities Incident: Technical Investigations and Findings Part 2. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  failure  gas  health and safety  model  Sullivan  temperature  waste rock 


  20. Amos R., J. Langman, S. Sinclair, D. Wilson, B. Bailey, D. Blowes, A. Krentz, N. Fretz, L. Smith and D. Sego. The Diavik Waste-Rock Project: Factors controlling sulfide oxidation at the micro and macro scale. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Diavik  hydrology  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  21. Sobolewski A., T. Moore, T.R. Brown, A.C. Riese and J. Fricke. Use of Constructed Wetlands to Reduce Metals in Drainage from a High Altitude Mine System, SW Colorado: Horizontal System. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage treatment  flocculent  limestone bed  monitoring  passive  settling  sulphate reduction  temperature  wetland 


  22. 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 


  23. De Vos K.. Whistle Waste Rock Pile Monitoring. Presented at the 1996 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  monitoring  prediction  temperature  waste rock  Whistle 


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