BC MEND ML/ARD Annual Workshop

  1. Chambers B., S. Henderson and I. McWilliams. A History of Tailings Management at Myra Falls Operations. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  cement  closure  impoundment  Myra Falls  natural lake  PAG  paste  segregation  seismic  slurry  tailings  treatment  underwater  waste rock  water management 

  2. Shaw S., R. Nicholson, B. Fraser, M. Venhuis, S. Barabas, E. Clyde and J. Stirling. ARD is not the Apocalypse - A closed iron ore mine characterized by active ARD/ML and good water quality. Presented at the 2015 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  PAG  pit  prediction  segregation  Sherman  underwater  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. Harrison B.. Characterization and Predicted Drainage Chemistry at the Antamina Mine after 10 Years of Operations. Presented at the 2011 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Antamina  operating  predevelopment  prediction  segregation  tailings  waste rock 

  5. Condon P. and K. Lear. Comparison of Laboratory Kinetic Test Results to Field Data from Waste Rock Sites at the Greens Creek Mine, Juneau, Alaska. Presented at the 2003 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Greens Creek  kinetic test  layering  PAG  prediction  segregation  waste rock 

  6. Ferguson K.. Integrating ARD Prevention into the Mt. Milligan Project. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  construction  impoundment  Mount Milligan  PAG  segregation  tailings  tailings cover  underwater  waste rock 

  7. Day S. and J. Robertson. Mine Waste Rock Handling Practices and Predictions of Risk of ARD Over the Long Term. Presented at the 2017 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  Detour Lake  PAG  prediction  segregation  waste rock 

  8. Herbert R., C. Roche, J. Gjertsen and D. MacGregor. Minto Mine - Operational Experiences Managing Waste to Reduce Potential for Acid Rock Drainage. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  Minto  neutral pH  PAG  pit lake  prediction  segregation  waste rock 

  9. Day S.. ML/ARD Mitigation at the Red Chris Mine, BC. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  geology  kinetic tests  mitigation  operating  PAG  pit  Red Chris  segregation  selenium  tailings  waste rock 

  10. Cowan D. and B. Mattson. ML/ARD Program at Quinsam Coal. Presented at the 2014 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  bulkhead  coarse coal reject  flooded underground  impoundment  monitoring  PAG  pit lake  Quinsam Coal  segregation  underwater 

  11. 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 

  12. Meuzelaar T. and K. Salzsauler. Optimizing Mine Water and Mine Waste Management Using Machine Learning Approaches (and Data You Already Collect). Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  drainage chemistry  model  prediction  segregation  statistical analysis 

  13. Lindahl L.A.. Recent Trends in Tailings Management Practices in Sweden. Presented at the 2008 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  dam  finanical security  FŠboliden  HštjŠrn  impoundment  regulation  segregation  Svartliden  tailings  underwater 

  14. Lépine T.. Rockfill Storage Facilities Management – Meadowbank Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate change  construction material  dry cover  freezing  Meadowbank Mine  monitoring  operating  PAG  reclamation  rock cover  segregation  waste rock 

  15. Mueller S., J. Holm, S. Hindström, E. Pystynen, T. Lehtilä, S. Kiani, A. Koivuhuhta and S. Pearce. Site Tour of the Kevitsa Ni-Cu-PGE Mine, Northern Finland. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  climate  construction  drainage chemistry  geography  geology  kinetic test  lag time  mineralogy  mining  model  ore  PAG  prediction  segregation  treatment  waste rock  water management 

  16. Unée A.. Svartliden Closure Measures. Presented at the 2022 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  arsenic  backfill  cover  encapsulation  pit  receiving environment  segregation  soil barrier  Svartliden  tailings  treatment  underwater  waste rock 

  17. 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 

  18. Paul M. and A. Kassahun. The German Wismut Environmental Remediation Programme - Status Achieved and Challenges Remaining. Presented at the 2013 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  closure  dry cover  segregation  treatment  waste rock  Wismut 

  19. Nicholson R.V., D. Skruch, D. Amores, S. Barabash, E. Cullen and P. Blanchard. Voisey’s Bay Nickel Mine: A Unique Approach to Mine Rock Management in the 1990s with a Follow-up Assessment in 2017. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  AP  NP  PAG  prediction  segregation  underwater  Voisey's Bay  waste rock 

  20. S. Day and L. Donkervoort. Waste Rock Geochemical Management Practices at Teck Coal’s Operations. Presented at the 2023 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  blending  Elk Valley  geology  monitoring  PAG  prediction  segregation  waste rock 

  21. Zhan J.. Waste Rock Management at the Barrick Goldstrike Mine. Presented at the 2018 workshop.

    KEYWORDS:  backfill  climate  construction material  dry cover  encapsulation  Goldstrike  monitoring  PAG  segregation  store and release  waste rock 

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