BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Nesset J.E. and F. Rosenblum. Basics of Self-heating of Sulphide Mineral Mixtures. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

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

  2. J. Robertson and G. Cornell. Blast Fractionation of Sulfides and Carbonates – Implications for Operational Classification of Mine Rock. Presented at the 2023 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  geology  liberation  mineralogy  NP  PAG  particle size  prediction  Rainy River  waste rock 

  3. Birkham T. and M. O’Kane. Case Studies to Ignite Your Understanding of Combusting Waste Rock Management and Controls. Presented at the 2020 workshop.

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

  4. 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 

  5. 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 

  6. Pearce S., J. Dent, H. Kaasalainen and S. Mueller. Considering AMD Risks from Tailings Production as Part of Process Flow Sheet Development: Opportunities to Reduce AMD before Tailings Placement. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  codisposal  cyanide  drainage chemistry  hydrology  kinetic test  liberation  lime  mineralogy  particle size  prediction  processing  roaster 

  7. 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 

  8. 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 

  9. Tran A.B., P. Fines, S. Miller, D. Williams and W. Wilson. Hydrological & Geochemical Characterization of Two Full-Scale Waste Rock Piles. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  hydrology  model  NAG  PAG  particle size  prediction  Ridgeway  waste rock  Whistle 

  10. Lepine T., J. Bieber, J. Huza and M. Julien. Meliadine Mine Filtered Tailings Storage Facility: Overview of Design, Construction and Performance. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  compact  drainage chemistry  erosion  filter  freezing  monitoring  options analysis  particle size  physical stability  prediction  wind-erosion 

  11. Smith L.. Overview of UBC Waste Rock Hydrology Research Program. Presented at the 1999 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  Cluff Lake  gas  hydrology  Key Lake  particle size  prediction  waste rock 

  12. Stockwell J.E., R.D. Beckie and L. Smith. Relationships Between Flow-Paths and Weathering in a Waste Rock Pile. Presented at the 2000 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  freezing  hydrology  Key Lake  particle size  waste rock 

  13. Kirchner T. and B. Mattson. Scaling geochemical loads in mine drainage chemistry modelling - from humidity cell leachate to mine-site drainage chemistry. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  particle size 

  14. Cash A., G.W. Wilson, D.W. Blowes, R.T. Amos, B. McNeill and J. Robertson. Structural and hydrologic characterization of two historic waste rock piles at Detour Lake Mine. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Detour  hydrology  PAG  particle size  prediction 

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