BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

The BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, the MEND Program and Natural Resources Canada in association with the BC Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation present the:

26th Annual BC/Mend Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop
Challenges and Best Practices in Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage
December 4 and 5, 2019
Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre
Room 1900, 515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

Download draft agenda (PDF)

Leading practitioners will illustrate challenges and best practices in metal leaching and ARD. The focus of the workshop will be field-scale research and operational experience. Case studies will be drawn from mine sites around the world.

Registration and on-line payment has been set-up through EventBrite at:


Payment is by credit card only (VISA, AMEX or MasterCard). Registration cost is $200.00 (plus processing fees) and includes the two-day workshop, evening social and coffee breaks.

The Workshop program and the proceedings will be posted at http://bc-mlard.ca .

The cost for refunds is $50. Requests for refunds or cancellations must be made to Jacynta Michell prior to November 15th (Friday). No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received after November 15th.

Please register early, as the registration is limited to the first 190 registrants.

For further information regarding registration please contact Jacynta Michell, at BCMEND@aevias.com.

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