BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. 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 


  2. 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 


  3. Howe D.. Alkaline Drainage Chemistry of Kimberlite Deposits. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  mineralogy  prediction 


  4. 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 


  5. Bratty M., T. Andersson, H. Holmstrom and N. Gallagher. ARD Treatment in a Case Study on a Millennium of Mining - Falu Gruva, Sweden. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Falu Gruva  flooded mine  HDS  metal recovery  solid residue  treatment 


  6. Kwong Y.T.J.. Arsenic Remobilization: Geochemical Controls, Case Histories and Prediction. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Cobalt  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  model  Mount Washington  prediction  uranium 


  7. Bucknam C., W. White III and K. Lapakko. ASTM Standardization of Methods for Environmental Characterization of Metal Bearing Wastes and Ores. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  NP  PAG  prediction 


  8. Pelletier C., D. Muggli, M. Wen and G. Poling. Biogeochemical Treatment of ARD at the Island Copper Mine Pit Lake. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  insitu  Island Copper  microbiology  nutrients  pit lake  treatment 


  9. O'Kane M.. Boliden Aitik Mine Closure Planning - WRSF Closure Planning Support Studies. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  loading  mitigation  model  NAG  PAG  soil barrier  waste rock 


  10. Price W. (Bill). Brief Overview of the Procedures used in the Prediction of Drainage Chemistry from Sulfidic Geological Materials. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  closure  drainage chemistry  guidelines  kinetic test  NP  operating  PAG  pre-development  prediction 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. List of Potential Information Requirements in Metal Leaching/ Acid Rock Drainage Assessment and Mitigation Work (MEND Project 5.10E)

  11. Morin K.A. and N.M. Hutt. Case Studies in Metal Solubility at Minesites. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Bell  drainage chemistry  Island Copper  model  Mount Polley  prediction 


  12. 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 


  13. 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 


  14. Mayer K.U., C.G. Romano and D.W. Blowes. Combining Field Measurements and Reactive Transport Modelling to Predict ARD, Case Study: Fault Lake Tailings, Falconbridge, ON. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Fault Lake  loading  model  prediction  receiving environment  tailings 


  15. 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 


  16. Whaley-Martin K., T.C. Nelson, L. Twible, L. Warren, C. Jarolimek, J. King, S. Apte, S. Marshall, S. McGarry, S. Neault, L. Yestrau and P. Mercer. Cost-Effective Mass Balance Approach to Monitor Reactive Sulfur Risks for the Mining Industry. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  discharge  drainage chemistry  microbiology  receiving environment  thiosalt 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. A Mass-Balance Tool for Monitoring Potential Dissolved Sulfur Oxidation Risks in Mining Impacted Waters

  17. Warren L., L. Twible, K. Whaley-Martin, T. Nelson, J. Gordon, L-X. Chen, J. Banfield, C. Baron, S. Apte, S. Marshall, S. Neault, L. Yestrau, S. McGarry, P. Mercer and H. Sonnenberg. Cross Mine Genomics Enabled Identification of Critical Microbial Controls on Mining Wastewater Reactive Sulfur Risks (PLEASE NOTE THE PRESENTATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL RESEARCH RESULTS ARE PUBLISHED). Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  discharge  drainage chemistry  microbiology  receiving environment  thiosalt 


  18. Ferguson P., C. Wels and N. Pesonen. Current Site Conditions and Water Quality Predictions for Myra Creek, Nyrstar Myra Falls, British Columbia. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  collection  diversion  drainage chemistry  loadings  model  Myra Falls  prediction  receiving environment  underwater 


  19. Venhuis M., P. McKee, R. Nicholson and B. Huls. Defining Source Terms for Backfill Component in the Selbaie Mine Pit. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  peat  pit lake  prediction  Selbaie  soil  waste rock 


  20. Wilson D., D. Blowes, R. Amos, D. Sego and L. Smith. Diavik Waste Rock Project: Application of Reactive Transport Models to Scale-up in Waste Rock. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Diavik  drainage chemistry  hydrology  kinetic test  loading  model  prediction  scale up  waste rock 


  21. 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 


  22. Blowes D.W., J.L. Jambor, K.U. Mayer and T.A. Al. Drainage chemistrys on Metal Concentrations in Base and Precious Metal Mine Tailings. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  drainage chemistry  Heath Steele  mineralogy  model  Nickel Rim  Red Lake  roaster  tailiings 


  23. 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 


  24. Dockrey J., D. Flather, L. Findlater, S. Jackson, J. Helsen, J. Scott and J. Gjertsen. Elevated Uranium and Arsenic Concentrations in Baseline Water Quality at the Coffee Gold Site: Implications for Geochemical Predictions. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Coffee Gold  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  monitoring  prediction  receiving environment  uranium 


  25. Fitzgerald D. and R. Nicholson. Environmental Management Criteria for Selenium and Molybdenum: A Review Relevant to the Mining Industry. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brenda Mine  climate change  drainage chemistry  geology  molybdenum  neutral pH  receiving environment  regulation  risk assessment  selenium  toxicity 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Wild Ruminant Study at Brenda Mines

  26. Meints C. and M. Aziz. Equity Mine - 25 Years of Closure. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  batch  closure  collection  construction material  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  Equity  financial security  HDS  hydrology  impoundment  monitoring  physical stability  prediction  receiving environment  soil barrier  solid residue  tailings  treatment  underwater  waste rock 


  27. Day S.. Evaluation of Factors Affecting Porphyry Mine Drainage Chemistry. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  prediction 


  28. Castendyk D., J. Ogilvie and J. Faithful. Experience Using Aerial Drones for Pit Lake Water Sampling and Quarterly Monitoring. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

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


  29. 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 


  30. McKeown M.. Forecasting long term water quality - Swedish mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Aitik  closure  discharge  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  loading  mitigation  model  PAG  prediction  soil barrier  waste rock 


  31. Skruch D. and S. Barabash. Forensic Geochemistry Chasing the Last 1% of Copper Loadings Downstream of a Legacy Site. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  drainage chemistry  hydrology  loading  receiving environment 


  32. Stockwell J., A. Rollo and J. Mackin. General Challenges with Estimating Mine Drainage Chemistry. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  kinetic test  mine components  monitoring  PAG  prediction 


  33. Mattson B. and M. Holtby. Geochemical Assessment of The Silver Standard Mine. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  historic  Silver Standard  tailings  underground 


  34. Dockrey J. and A. Shaw. Geochemical behaviour of adit drainage under saturated and unsaturated conditions at two underground mines in Northern British Columbia. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  flooded  prediction  underground 


  35. Jia K., R. Mills and R. Dickin. Geochemical Characterization of Groundwater and Porewater Contamination in Historical Mine Tailings Deposited in a Nearshore Marine Environment. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  drainage chemistry  marine  prediction  tailings 


  36. Shaw S. and A.M. Robertson. Geochemical Predictions of the Landusky Spent Ore Heap Leach Pads and Implications for Water Management. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  drainage chemistry  gas  heap leach  Landusky  mineralogy  PAG  prediction  treatment 


  37. Bain J., B. McNeill, M. Steinepreis, L. Smith, D. Blowes, R. Amos, A. Cash, G.W. Wilson, J. Robertson and M-H. Turgeon. Geochemistry and Microbiology of Historic Waste Rock Piles at the Detour Lake Gold Mine, Ontario. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Detour Lake  drainage chemistry  gas  microbiology  PAG  particle size  prediction  soil cover  waste rock 


  38. Sexsmith K. and S. Day. Geochemistry and Water Quality of the Britannia Mine Workings. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  drainage chemistry  flooded underground  prediction  underground 


  39. Beckie R., L. Smith, K. Wagner and F. Guerin. Geochemistry of an Experimental Waste Rock Pile, Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cluff Lake  drainage chemistry  dry cover  hydrology  prediction  scale up  waste rock 


  40. Day S., K. Sexsmith, R. Bowell and D. Hockley. Geochemistry of Molybdenum Leaching at British Columbia Copper and Molybdenum Mines. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Endako  Highland Valley  mineralogy  model  prediction 


  41. Gammons C.. Geochemistry of the Berkeley Pit Lake, Butte, Montana. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  Berkeley  Butte  drainage chemistry  hydrology  metal recovery  mineralogy  pit lake 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Long Term Changes in the Limnology and Geochemistry of the Berkeley Pit Lake, Butte, Montana
    2. Geochemistry and Stable Isotope Composition of the Berkeley Pit Lake and Surrounding Mine Waters, Butte, Montana

  42. Wagner K., R. Beckie and L. Smith. Geochemistry of the UBC Constructed Waste Rock Pile Experiment, Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cluff Lake  drainage chemistry  hydrology  PAG  particle size  prediction  waste rock 


  43. Gammons C.. Improvements to the Water Quality of the Acidic Berkeley Pit Lake. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

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


  44. Shaw A., C. Atherton, P. Mueller, S. Simpson and A. Davidson. Investigation and Assessment of Potential for Cr Leaching from Paste Backfilling Operations: A Case Study from Brucejack Gold Mine. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brucejack  drainage chemistry  mitigation  paste backfill  prediction  regulation  tailings 


  45. Vriens B. and R. Beckie. Investigation of Waste Rock Weathering and Drainage: Multiscale Field Study at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    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
    2. A selection of papers that came out of the Antamina program in the last 3 years:

  46. Volden L., D. Kirste and K. Sexsmith. Laboratory Characterization of Aquifer Attenuation Mechanisms for Acidic Groundwater at a Copper Mine in Arizona: Experimental Design, Results and Development of Supporting Models. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  attenuation  drainage chemistry  heap leach  kinetic test  low grade ore  mineralogy  model  pit  prediction  receiving environment  waste rock 


  47. Sexsmith K., D. Schwab, S. Day and R. McCandless. Long-Term Monitoring Data from the Britannia Mine, British Columbia. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Britannia  discharge  drainage chemistry  flooded  prediction  underground 


  48. Larratt H.. Long-term Performance of Reclaimed Tailings Ponds at HVC in a Warming Climate. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bioavailability  climate change  drainage chemistry  Highland Valley  impoundment  reclamation  tailings  underwater 


  49. Vriens B. and R. Beckie. Mechanisms Controlling Circumneutral Drainage Generation at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    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

  50. Martin A., J. Mackin, T. Crozier, S. Hedberg, D. Paszkowski, J. Jambor, S. Hiller and D. Gelderland. Mechanisms of Arsenic Attenuation in a Gold Mill Tailings Impoundment. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cochenour Wilanour  drainage chemistry  impoundment  in-situ  loading  roaster  tailings  treatment  underwater 


  51. 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 


  52. Fortin D.. Microbial Ecology of Anaerobic Sulphate- and Iron-Reducing Bacteria in Sulphidic Mine Tailings. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  microbiology  sulphate reduction 


  53. Younger P.. Mine Water Rebound - Processes and Products: A UK Perspective. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  closure  drainage chemistry  hydrology  prediction  subsidence  underground 


  54. Ferguson P., C. Wels, D. Jones and G. Farrer. ML/ARD Impacts and Rehabilitation Planning for Rum Jungle. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  backfill  closure  drainage chemistry  heap leach  hydrology  impoundment  monitoring  PAG  pit  receiving environment  Rum Jungle  soil barrier  tailings  uranium  waste rock 


  55. Kennedy C., S. Day and ‘L. Anglin. Mount Polley Tailings: Updates on Geochemical Testing and Conceptual Model. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  failure  Mount Polley  neutral pH  prediction  tailings 


  56. Mueller P. and L. Fredrickson. Nitrogen Prediction and Management at Brucejack Mine. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  blasting residue  Brucejack  drainage chemistry  model  monitoring 


  57. Guerin F., S. Wilson and R. Nicholson. Optimizing In-Pit Disposal of Problematic Waste Rock Using Leaching Tests, Portable XRF, Block and Mass Transport Models. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  drainage chemistry  hydrology  McClean Lake  prediction  segregation  underwater  uranium  waste rock 


  58. Day S.. Optimizing the Use of Water Extraction Tests for Water Chemistry Prediction. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  guidelines  loadings  prediction 


  59. Martin A.J., S. Salvador, D. Dunbar, C. Fraser, S. Mueller and N. Eriksson. Pit Lake Modelling and Management at the Aitik Mine, Sweden. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

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


  60. Jambor J., A. Martin and J. Gerits. Post-Depositional Formation of Metal-Rich Cyanide Phases in Saturated Tailings Deposits. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  cyanide  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  Red Lake  tailings  underwater 


  61. Campbell P. and W. Price. Potential Biological Effects of Subaqueous Disposal of Mine Tailings. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bioavailability  drainage chemistry  impoundment  monitoring  reclamation  sampling  underwater 


  62. Nordstrom D.. Practical Applications of Geochemical Modeling. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  model  prediction 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Geochemistry of Acid Mine Waters (Chapter 6 in The Environmental Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits, 1999)
    2. Geochemical Modeling of Water-Rock Interactions in Mining Environments (Chapter 14 in The Environmental Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits, 1999)

  63. Mackin J., D. Flather and H. Bent. Prediction of Drainage Chemistry for Contact Water Passing Through Multiple Rock Units Within a Proposed Block Cave Mining Operation. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  bulkhead  drainage chemistry  flood  geology  hydrology  Kemess  kinetic test  model  prediction  subsidence  underground  underwater 


  64. Davis A.. Prediction of Pit Lake Drainage Chemistry. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  model  pit lake  prediction  risk assessment 


  65. Day S. and K. Sexsmith. Prediction of Selenium Leaching. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Elkview  mineralogy  prediction  selenium 


  66. Ferguson P., 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 


  67. Day S., S. Shaw and K. Sexsmith. Progress on translating ("scaling") laboratory weathering tests on mine wastes to full scale facilities. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  prediction  scale up 


  68. Warren L.. Proof of Principle: How Genomics Can Innovate Mining Environmental Management. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  genomics  microbiology  thiosalt 


  69. Warner J., J. Olchowy, T. Kotzer and J.N. Cutler. Quantitative Analysis of Mixtures Using Synchrotron XANES Spectroscopy. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  prediction 


  70. Mayer U., R. Amos, D. Blowes, D. Wilson, S. Bea, G. Dipple, C. Romano, D. Su and K. Raymond. Reactive Transport Modeling in Mine Waste Management – Part 1: Examination of its Role Based on Past and Present Applications. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  mineral  model  prediction  tailings  waste rock 


  71. 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 


  72. Nicholson R.V.. Release and Mobility of Nickel from Mine Waste: Theory and Case Histories. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  mineralogy  model  prediction  Raglan  uranium  Voisey's Bay 


  73. Ferguson P., C. Wels, S. Downs, J. Woollard and D. Jones. Remediation Planning for the Sandy Flat Mine Site, Northern Territory, Australia. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  amend limestone  backfill  drainage chemistry  heap leach  hydrology  options analysis  pit lake  receiving environment  Sandy Flat  tailings  waste rock 


  74. Dold B.. Remote Sensing of AMD by Google Earth®. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cerro de Pasco  Chañaral  drainage chemistry  monitoring  prediction  tailings 


  75. Ohlander B.. Results from the Flooded Stekenjokk Tailings. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  impoundment  Stekenjokk  tailings  underwater 


  76. Fennemore G.. Risk-Based Analysis of Acid Rock Drainage as it Purports to Waste Rock Dumps. Presented at the 1998 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  drainage chemistry  hydrology  model  risk assessment  waste rock 


  77. Ross C., V. Bertrand, R. Venburg and A. Brown. Sea to Sky Parkway Assessment of Acid Rock Drainage and Metal Leaching Potential. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  highway  PAG  prediction  Sea to Sky 


  78. Power C., D. Hersey, M. Ramasamy and J. MacPhee. Seven Years of Cover Performance at Mine Waste Rock Piles: Insights from the Sydney Coalfield. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  cover  drainage chemistry  Franklin  gas  geomembrane  hydrology  Lingan  monitoring  Scotchtown Summit  soil barrier  Victoria Junction 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Combined DC resistivity and induced polarization (DC-IP) for mapping the internal composition of a mine waste rock pile in Nova Scotia, Canada
    2. Performance assessment of a single-layer moisture store-and-release cover system at a mine waste rock pile in a seasonally humid region (Nova Scotia, Canada)
    3. Evolution of Acid Mine Drainage from a Coal Waste Rock Pile Reclaimed with a Simple Soil Cover
    4. Numerical prediction of the long-term evolution of acid mine drainage at a waste rock pile site remediated with an HDPE-lined cover system
    5. Five-year performance monitoring of a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) cover system at a reclaimed mine waste rock pile in the Sydney Coalfield (Nova Scotia, Canada)

  79. Coleman M. and K. Butler. Sludge Management at NB Coal, 1992-2006. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  codisposal  drainage chemistry  management  New Brunswick Coal  solid residue  treatment 


  80. Crusius J., P. Whittle, D. Kramer, R. Pieters, T. Pedersen, G. Lawrence, J. McNee, D. Dunbar, R. Goldblatt and A. Leung. Testing Removal Strategies in the Equity Silver Pit Lakes Using Limnocorrals. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  Equity  insitu  nutrients  pit lake  treatment 


  81. Forgeron S.. The 1B Hydraulic System - Sydney Coalfield, Glace Bay, NS. Presented at the 2006 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Cape Breton  closure  collection  diversion  drainage chemistry  hydrology  treatment  underground 


  82. Martin A.. The Application of Attenuation Mechanisms in Mine-Related Environmental Assessments: the Spectrum from Conceptual Model to Numerical Implementation. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  prediction 


  83. Shaw S., J. Misiewicz, L. Gutierrez and L.A. Sanchez. The Geochemical Field Barrel Program, Cerro Corona Mine. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  amend lime  Cerro Corona  drainage chemistry  kinetic test  neutral pH  PAG  segregation  waste rock 


  84. Kennedy C., J. Noël, J. Cayouette, M. Story, K. Korman and A. Story. The Historic Cobalt Mining Camp: Evaluating Rehabilitation Options in a Hydro-Geochemically Challenged Environment. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Cobalt  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  mineralogy  prediction  processing  receiving environment  risk assessment 


  85. Kennedy C., J. Noël, J. Cayouette, M. Story, K. Korman and A. Story. The Historic Cobalt Mining Camp: Evaluating Rehabilitation Options in a Hydro-Geochemically Challenged Environment. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  Cobalt  drainage chemistry  geology  hydrology  mineralogy  prediction  processing  receiving environment  risk assessment 

    Supporting Documents:

    1. Cobalt mines 3D video

  86. Bliss M., B. Hamblin, D. Ross and C. Ford. The Samatosum tailings Water Cover: Six Years of Success. Presented at the 2001 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  impoundment  Samatosum  tailings  underwater 


  87. Harrington J.. Three Case Studies of the Treatment of Mine Drainage. Presented at the 2002 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Brewery Creek  carbon  drainage chemistry  heap leach  Hollister  insitu  microbiology  nutrients  pit lake  San Luis  selenium  Sweetwater  treatment  uranium 


  88. Beckie R., S. Blackmore, H. Peterson, M. Javadi, M. Lorca, R. Blaskovich, L. Laurenzi, P. Urrutia, T. Hirsche, J. Dockrey, M. Conlan, D. Bay, J.C. Corazao, C. Aranda, B. Harrison, R. Manrique, M. Lindsay, G.W. Wilson, S. Brienne, B. Klein and U. Mayer. UBC Investigation of the Mineralogical, Hydrological and Biogeochemical Controls on Drainage from Waste Rock at the Antamina Mine, Peru. Presented at the 2012 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  drainage chemistry  gas  prediction  scale up  waste rock 


  89. Lewis-Russ A., T. Moore, T.R. Brown and A.C. Riese. Use of Constructed Wetlands to Reduce Metals in Drainage from a High Altitude Mine System, SW Colorado: Mine Hydrology/Chemistry. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  drainage treatment  geology  hydrology  prediction  underground 


  90. Nicholson R.. Use of Solubility and Leach Tests in the Prediction of Drainage Chemistry from Weathered Tailings and Waste Rock - Examples from Gold and Uranium Mines. Presented at the 2005 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Cluff Lake  drainage chemistry  encapsulation  flooded  McClean Lake  Porcupine  prediction  tailings  waste rock 


  91. Nordstrom K.. What Decades of Irregular Monitoring Can Show for Two Mine Sites: Iron Mountain, CA and Questa, NM. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  abandoned  background  discharge  drainage chemistry  Iron Mountain  lime  prediction  Questa  treatment 


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

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  gas  monitoring  prediction  temperature  waste rock  Whistle 


  93. Jamieson H., A. Cleaver, P. Huntsman, C. Rickwood and A. Bailey. Windblown Tailings Dust as a Source of Metal to Surface Water. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

    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)
    2. Characterization of Arsenic-hosting Solid Phases in Giant Mine Tailings and Tailings Dust. MSc thesis, Queen’s University (Supervisor H.E. Jamieson)

  94. Rader K., R. Dwyer, D. Turner, J. Drielsma, C. Dumaresq, S. Barabash, D. Skruch, A. Landfield Greig, L. Assem, C. Bayliss and C. Albersammer. Workshop on Improving Estimates of Releases from Mine Tailings in Life Cycle Assessment. Presented at the 2019 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  European Union  loadings  model  prediction  Tailings 


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