BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop


Pit Lakes

  1. Improvements to the Water Quality of the Acidic Berkeley Pit Lake. Chris Gammons (Montana Tech)
  2. Pit Lake Modelling and Management at the Aitik Mine, Sweden. Alan J. Martin, Silvano Salvador, Don Dunbar and Colin Fraser (Lorax Environmental Services ) and Seth Mueller and Nils Eriksson (Boliden)
  3. Experience Using Aerial Drones for Pit Lake Water Sampling and Quarterly Monitoring. Devin Castendyk, James Ogilvie, and John Faithful (Golder Associates)

Assessment and Mitigation

  1. Addressing Mine Water Discharges at the Endako Mine: A collaboration with the Community, ENV and Centerra. Cheryl Bear (Nadleh Whut’en First Nation), Mike Lapointe (Stellat’en First Nation) and Rina Freed and Georgina Farah (Source Environmental Associates)
  2. Downstream ARD Interception Strategies in Rose Creek Valley, Faro Mine Remediation Project. Christoph Wels, Petr Kuranov and Paul Ferguson (RGC)
  3. Hydrogeological Characterization for Groundwater Interception Trench Adjacent to Mark Creek, former Sullivan Mine, Kimberley, BC. Ryan Peterson (Teck Resources) and Stefan Humphries and Daniel Schneider (SNC-Lavalin)
  4. Approaches Needed to Address the Challenges associated with Water Balance Water Quality Modelling. Katie Jones (Mavin Terra Solutions)
  5. Windblown Tailings Dust as a Source of Metal to Surface Water. Heather Jamieson (Queens University)
  6. Freeport-McMoRan Case Studies in Best Practices for Acid Rock Drainage Management. Madhumitha Raghav (Freeport-McMoRan, USA)
  7. Additional Mechanisms and Measurements to Improve ARD/ML Prediction. Liang Ma, Zhong-Sheng Liu, Eben Dy, Kidus Tufa, Jian-Qin Zhou, Elizabeth Fisher, Cheng Huang (National Research Council Canada) and Kevin A. Morin (Minesite Drainage Assessment Group)

Extreme Sulphide Self-Heating

  1. The Basics of Self-heating of Sulphide Mineral Mixtures. J.E. Nesset (NesseTech Consulting) and F. Rosenblum (McGill University)
  2. Field Examples and Mitigation Strategies for Sulphide Mixtures with a High Risk of Self-heating. J.E. Nesset (NesseTech Consulting) and J. Gibson and D. Dobney (BBA)
  3. Case Studies to Ignite your Understanding of Combusting Waste Rock Management and Controls. Tyler Birkham and Mike O’Kane (O’Kane Consultants)

Performance of Waste Rock Dumps

  1. The Use of Shorter Tips in Mine Rock Storage Facility Construction and Influence on Internal Air Flow Capacity – Case Study Greg Meiers (Wood E&IS)
  2. Practically Achieving and Demonstrating Zero Oxygen Conditions within Mine Waste Structures: a Case Study with Field Data Collected during Construction of an Integrated Waste Storage Facility at the Martabe Mine. Steven Pearce and Diana Brookshaw (Mine Environment Management) and Ken Grohs, Mathew Orr, Yonatan Kalua and Henny Purnamasari, (PTAR)
  3. Faro Waste Rock Project: An Integrated Study of Hydrological and Geochemical Processes in Sulfide- and Carbonate-rich Waste-Rock Dumps. Zhongwen Baoa, Jeff Baina, Steven P. Hollanda, David Wilsona, Peter MacKenzieb, Carol J. Ptaceka, and David W, Blowesa (a University of Waterloo, b Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
  4. Investigation of Waste Rock Weathering and Drainage: a Multiscale Field Study at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Bas Vriens and Roger Beckie (UBC)
  5. Mechanisms Controlling Circumneutral Drainage Generation at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Bas Vriens and Roger Beckie (UBC)

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