BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

Proceedings:

  1. Wels C., P. Kuranov, A. Trapp, P. Ferguson, M. Miller, A. Bhabra and S. Jensen. Down-Valley Seepage Interception System, Rose Creek Valley, Faro Mine Remediation Project. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  collection  dam  Faro  hydrology  tailings impoundment  tracer  treatment 


  2. Peterson R., S. Humphries and D. Schneider. Overcoming Challenges in Long-term Groundwater Interception. Lower Mine Yard, Former Sullivan Mine, Kimberley, BC. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  collection  hydrology  maintenance  Sullivan  treatment  waste rock 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Hydrogeological assessment for mitigation of groundwater discharge to a creek in a confined valley: part 1 of 2 case study from the former Sullivan mine, Kimberley, BC. BC Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation: 42nd Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium
      Humphries S.A. and R. Peterson
    2. Innovative design and deep trench excavation for a groundwater collection improvement project: part 2 of 2 case study from the former Sullivan Mine, Kimberley BC, BC. Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation: 42nd Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium. https://open.library.ubc.ca/cIRcle/collectio
      Schneider D.R. and R. Peterson

  3. Jones K. Approaches Needed to Address the Challenges Associated with Water Balance Water Quality Modelling. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  hydrology  model  monitoring  prediction 


  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. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

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


  5. Jamieson H., A. Cleaver, P. Huntsman, C. Rickwood and A. Bailey. Windblown Tailings Dust as a Source of Metal to Surface Water. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  AP  arsenic  drainage chemistry  Giant  mineralogy  roaster  Stirling  tailings  wind-erosion 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Characterization of Tailings Dust from Two Abandoned Mine Sites: Effects on Nearby Surface Waters and Evaluation of Dust Sampling Methods. MSc thesis, Queen’s University (Supervisors H.E. Jamieson and P. Huntsman)
      Cleaver A.
    2. Characterization of Arsenic-hosting Solid Phases in Giant Mine Tailings and Tailings Dust. MSc thesis, Queen’s University (Supervisor H.E. Jamieson)
      Bailey A.

  6. Raghav M. Freeport-McMoRan Case Studies in Best Practices for Acid Rock Drainage Management (Freeport-McMoRan external communications group does not allow presentations to be archived/posted on conference websites). 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020


  7. Gammons C. Improvements to the Water Quality of the Acidic Berkeley Pit Lake. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  Berkeley  drainage chemistry  human health  lime  metal recovery  monitoring  pit lake  treatment 


  8. Martin A.J., S. Salvador, D. Dunbar, C. Fraser, S. Mueller and N. Eriksson. Pit Lake Modelling and Management at the Aitik Mine, Sweden. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  bentonite  closure  cover  drainage chemistry  hydrology  model  pit lake  soil  treatment  waste rock 


  9. Castendyk D., J. Ogilvie and J. Faithful. Experience Using Aerial Drones for Pit Lake Water Sampling and Quarterly Monitoring. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  human health  monitoring  pit lake  sampling  Thompson Creek 


  10. Nesset J.E. and F. Rosenblum. Basics of Self-heating of Sulphide Mineral Mixtures. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Brunswick  concentrate  gas  human health  kinetic test  Louvicourt  mineralogy  NP  particle size  prediction  Red Dog  Sullivan  tailings  temperature  underground  waste rock 


  11. Nesset J.E., J. Gibson and D. Dobney. Field Examples and Mitigation Strategies for Sulphide Mixtures with a High Risk of Self-heating. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

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


  12. Birkham T. and M. O’Kane. Case Studies to Ignite Your Understanding of Combusting Waste Rock Management and Controls. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

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


  13. Bear C., M. Lapointe, R. Freed, G. Farah and A. Schein. Addressing Mine Water Discharges at the Endako Mine: A Collaboration with the Community, ENV and Centerra. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  discharge  Endako  First Nation  receiving environment  regulation  sulphate  water management 


  14. 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. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Faro  gas  geology  hydrology  isotope  mineralogy  prediction  temperature  waste rock 


  15. Vriens B. and R. Beckie. Investigation of Waste Rock Weathering and Drainage: Multiscale Field Study at the Antamina Mine, Peru. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  AP  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  kinetic test  lag time  mineralogy  PAG  prediction  waste rock 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Long-term monitoring of waste-rock weathering at the Antamina mine, Peru
      Vriens B., H. Peterson, L. Laurenzic, L. Smith, C. Aranda, K. Ulrich Mayer and R.D. Beckie
    2. A selection of papers that came out of the Antamina program in the last 3 years:
      Various authors

  16. Vriens B. and R. Beckie. Mechanisms Controlling Circumneutral Drainage Generation at the Antamina Mine, Peru. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  arsenic  drainage chemistry  geology  kinetic tests  mineralogy  neutral pH  prediction  selenium  waste rock 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Mobilization of Metal(oid) Oxyanions through Circumneutral Mine Waste-Rock Drainage
      Vriens B., E.K. Skierszkan, M. St-Arnault, K. Salzsauler, C. Aranda, K. Ulrich Mayer and R.D. Beckie

  17. Meiers G. Case Study of the Influence of Shorter Tips in Mine Rock Storage on Internal Air Flow Capacity. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

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


  18. Pearce S., D. Brookshaw, K. Grohs, M. Orr, Y. Kalua and H. Purnamasari. Practically Achieving Zero Oxygen Conditions: Field Data Collected during Construction of an Integrated Waste Storage Facility at the Martabe Mine. 27th Annual BC/MEND Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Workshop. Vancouver, BC. December 1-3, 2020

    KEYWORDS:  AP  dam  dry cover  erosion  gas  layering  Martabe  monitoring  revegetation  rock cover  waste rock 


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