BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Chalmbers 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. Morin K and B. Rosendale. Bell Mine - Drainage Collection and Discharge. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Bell  collection  water management 


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

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


  4. Aziz M.. Collection and Treatment of ARD at Equity Silver. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  collection  Equity  risk assessment  water management 


  5. 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 


  6. 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 


  7. Kwong Y.T.J.. Evolution of Mine-Pool Chemistry at the Sydney Coal Mines, Nova Scotia, and Its Impacts on Decommissioning Strategy. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  flooded underground  hydrology  prediction  water management 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Evolution of Mine-Pool Chemistry at the Sydney Coalfield, Nova Scotia, Canada, and Its Implications for Mine Decommissioning

  8. Nahir, M.. Faro Mine Rehabilitation Project. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  closure  diversion  drainage treatment  dry cover  Faro  financial security  option analysis  pit  tailings  waste rock  water management 


  9. 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

  10. Weeks B., G. Lopez Vasquez and A. Santander. Integrated closure planning for waste rock and tailings in an arid climate. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry covers  planning  tailings  waste rock  water management 


  11. P. Beddoes, B. Bailey and S. Shaw . Interrelationships of Water Management, Monitoring, and Modelling. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  BC  contingency  guideline  hydrology  model  monitoring  prediction  regulation  water management 


  12. Rainey, D.. Long term implications Geochemical Risk at Faro Mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  collection  diversion  mineralogy  water management 


  13. Ward A.. Long-term Cover Design and Performance Assessment - A Hanford Case Study. Presented at the 2004 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  asphalt cover  dry cover  Hanford  store and release  uranium  water management 


  14. Chalmers B., S. Henderson and I. McWilliams. Managing 3 Meters of Rainfall Per Year. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  collection  Myra Falls  tailings impoundment  treatment  water management 


  15. Noack G., G. Puro and T. Ross. Managing Surface Water at CVRD INCO'S Integrated Mining, Milling and Smelting Operations in Sudbury Ontario: Implementing Modern Solutions to Legacy Challenges. Presented at the 2007 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  collection  impoundment  seismic  Sudbury  water management 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Managing Surface Water at CVRD Inco's Integrated Mining, Milling and Smelting Operations in Sudbury Ontario: Implementing Modern Solutions to Legacy Challenges

  16. K. Patterson, L. Robertson, H. McLeod and B. Chambers. MEND Study of Tailings Management Technologies Part 1. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  filter  impoundment  options analysis  paste  risk assessment  slurry  survey  tailings  thicken  water management 


  17. 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 


  18. 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 


  19. 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 


  20. Rainey D.. Surface Water Management Challenges at the Grum Sulphide Cell (GSC) Cover, Faro Mine Complex, Yukon. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dry cover  Faro  geomembrane  soil  waste rock  water management 


  21. Shea, J.. The 1B Hydraulic System (CBDC). Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  discharge  flooded underground  hydrology  NP  water management 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. The 1B Hydraulic System

  22. Germain D., N. Tassé and J. Cyr. The East-Sullivan Mine Site: Merging Prevention and Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage. Presented at the 2009 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  dry cover  East Sullivan  elevated watertable  organic cover  tailings  water management 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. The East-Sullivan Mine Site: Merging Prevention and Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage

  23. Sperling T.. Use of Low Permeability Covers and Liners in Solid Waste Management - An Opportunity for Technology Transfer. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  geomembrane  landfill  liner  soil cover  water management 


  24. Nicholson R., J. Stoiazzo and G. Guilleminot. Water Management at the Closed Brenda Mine Ð Reviewing a Decade of Performance. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brenda  closure  water management 


  25. Williams R.D.. Zortman-Landusky: May2011 Extreme Weather Event - is it Time for Plans of Operations to Include an Ark?. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate change  collection  failure  heap leach  lime  treatment  water management  Zortman-Landusky 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Relevant References

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