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24th Annual BC-MEND ML/ARD Workshop

MEND Secretariat

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5:00 AM (PST)

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Organizer 6 Tickets 29 Nov 2017 Free $0.00
Workshop Delegate 45 Tickets 30 Nov 2017 $200.00 $12.60
Speaker 15 Tickets 30 Nov 2017 $200.00 $12.60

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Theme:  Challenges and Best Practices in Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage

List of Presentation for the 24th Annual BC MEND ML/ARD Workshop

 Characterization of Source Terms

 Prediction of Drainage Chemistry for Contact Water Passing Through Multiple Rock Units Within a Proposed Block Cave Mining Operation. Jonathan Mackin and David Flather (Lorax Environmental Services) and Harold Bent (AuRico Metal)

 Elevated Uranium and Arsenic Concentrations in Baseline Water Quality at the Coffee Gold Site: Implications for Geochemical Predictions.  John Dockrey, David Flather, Laura Findlater, Scott Jackson, Jordi Helsen and James Scott (Lorax Environmental Services) and Jennie Gjertsen (Goldcorp)

 Voisey’s Bay Nickel Mine:  A Unique Approach to Mine Rock Management in the 1990s with a Follow-up Assessment in 2017. R.V. (Ron) Nicholson, D. Skruch, D. Amores, S. Barabash and Erin Cullen (EcoMetrix Incorporated) and P. Blanchard (Vale Newfoundland and Labrador)

Innovative Treatment

 Water Treatment: Experience and Challenges with Old and New Technologies at Mines in BC. Kim Bellefontaine and Brenda Bailey (BC MEM)

 Use of Constructed Wetlands to Reduce Metals in Drainage from a High Altitude Mine System, Southwest Colorado: Mine Hydrology/Chemistry.  Anne Lewis-Russ (AECOM)

 Use of Constructed Wetlands to Reduce Metals in Drainage from a High Altitude Mine System, Southwest Colorado: Treatment Options and Vertical System.  Jim Fricke and Dan Dean (REMC) 

 Use of Constructed Wetlands to Reduce Metals in Drainage from a High Altitude Mine System, Southwest Colorado:  Horizontal system. André Sobolewski (Clear Coast Consulting)

 Demonstrating the Performance of Innovative Treatment Systems.  David Kratochivil (BQE Water)

 Proof of Principle: How Genomics Can Innovate Mining Environmental Management. Lesley Warren (University of Toronto)

 Tailings Modification and Mitigation

 MEND Study of Tailings Management Technologies Part 1.  Kate Patterson, Lindsay Robertson, Harvey McLeod and Bob Chambers (Klohn Crippen Berger)

 MEND Study of Tailings Management Technologies Part 2.  Kate Patterson, Lindsay Robertson, Harvey McLeod and Bob Chambers (Klohn Crippen Berger)

 De-pyritisation of Tailings: Experiences from Three Copper Mines in Scandinavia. Nils Eriksson (Boliden)

 Long-term Performance of Reclaimed Tailings Ponds at HVC in a Warming Climate. Heather Larratt (Larratt Aquatic)

 On the Use of Paste Rock as Cover Material for Mine Site Reclamation, Bruno Bussière1, Sandra Puliot2, Emma Charbonneau1, Ward G. Wilson3/ 1 Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME), UQAT; 2 Canadian Malartic Mine; 3 University of Alberta

 Waste Rock Inclusions to Improve the Performance of Tailings Impoundments: The Canadian Malartic Case Study.  Michel Aubertin1, Michael James1, Normand D’Anjou2, Carl Pednault2, Bruno Bussière3, Thomas Pabst1, Nicolas Pepin4, Marielle Limoges4 / 1Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME), Polytechnique Montréal; 2Canadian Malartic Mine;  3RIME, UQAT;  4Golder Associates Ltd

  Site Mitigation

 Previous Mine Waste Disposal and ARD/ML Management at Nyrstar Myra Falls, British Columbia. Paul Ferguson and Christoph Wels (Robertson GeoConsultants) and Nicole Pesonen (Nyrstar Myra Falls)

 Current Site Conditions and Water Quality Predictions for Myra Creek, Nyrstar Myra Falls, British Columbia.  Paul Ferguson and Christoph Wels (Robertson GeoConsultants) and Nicole Pesonen (Nyrstar Myra Falls)

 The Cobalt Mining Legacy: History of the Cobalt Camp.  Charles Dumaresq, Geologist and Amateur Historian

The Historic Cobalt Mining Camp: Evaluating Rehabilitation Options in a Hydro-Geochemically Challenged Environment. Chris Kennedy, Josée Noël and Jean Cayouette (Agnico Eagle Mines), Maria Story, Ken Korman and Anthony Story (Story Environmental) 

 Implementing Mine Closure Plans - Ontario's Experience.  Rob Purdon (Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines)

  General Aspects

Nak’Azdli Whut’en Perspective on Mine Reclamation and Environmental Protection.   Anne-Marie Sam and Rosemarie Sam (Nak’Azdli Whut’en)

Collaborative Research on Environment and Mine Waste Management at the Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME). Bruno Bussière1, Thomas Pabst2 / 1 Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME), UQAT; 2 RIME, Polytechnique Montréal

MEND, NOAMI and INAP Update.  Patrick Chevalier and Charlene Hogan (MEND) / BC MEND Website.  Bill Price (CanmetMINING)

 Hotels close to the workshop:  Please visit Trip Advisor to get a comprehensive list of downtown hotels, along with their detailed information.

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Simon Fraser University - Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Room 1900
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5:00 AM (PST)


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