Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 10/Sep/2018
8:00am
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5:00pm
Registration
Location: Central Foyer
8:30am
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11:40am
Short Course 3
Location: Garnet
Chair: Michael Arthur Milczarek
Water Management for Mine Closure: Mike Milczarek
Short Course 4
Location: Crystal
Chair: Mike Müller
Modelling Hydrodynamics and Water Quality of Pit Lakes: Mike Müller
Short Course 5
Location: Onyx
Chair: Bernard Claude Aubé
Mine water management and treatment: Bernard Aubé and Ron Nicholson
11:40am
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12:40pm
Lunch
Location: Outdoor Deck
12:40pm
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2:30pm
WISA MWD Meeting
Location: Amber
12:40pm
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2:40pm
Short Course 3
Location: Garnet
Chair: Michael Arthur Milczarek
Water Management for Mine Closure: Mike Milczarek
Short Course 4
Location: Crystal
Chair: Mike Müller
Modelling Hydrodynamics and Water Quality of Pit Lakes: Mike Müller
Short Course 5
Location: Onyx
Chair: Bernard Claude Aubé
Mine water management and treatment: Bernard Aubé and Ron Nicholson
12:40pm
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5:00pm
INAP Meeting
Location: Saphire
2:30pm
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5:00pm
IMWA EC Meeting
Location: Amber
2:40pm
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3:10pm
Health Break
Location: Central Foyer
3:10pm
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5:00pm
Short Course 3
Location: Garnet
Chair: Michael Arthur Milczarek
Water Management for Mine Closure: Mike Milczarek
Short Course 4
Location: Crystal
Chair: Mike Müller
Modelling Hydrodynamics and Water Quality of Pit Lakes: Mike Müller
Short Course 5
Location: Onyx
Chair: Bernard Claude Aubé
Mine water management and treatment: Bernard Aubé and Ron Nicholson
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Author and Session Chair Meeting
Location: Amethyst
7:00pm
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8:00pm
Opening Ceremony
Location: Diamond
8:00pm
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11:59pm
Ice Breaker Party & Drumming Session
Location: Diamond
Date: Tuesday, 11/Sep/2018
8:15am
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9:30am
11MorningSes: Morning Session
Location: Diamond
Chair: Christian Wolkersdorfer
 

Managing ARD in a Gold Mine in the Vicinity of Paracatu Town, MG State, Brazil

Alessandro Nepomuceno


International Network for Acid Prevention (INAP)

Gilles Tremblay


Strategies for Managing Chemically Reactive Mineral Waste at Rio Tinto Iron Ore Mines

Ros Green, Steven Lee, Chris Kleiber, Lisa Terrusi, Kate Glasson

9:30am
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10:00am
11Poster: Health Break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
 

Contribution of Data Analysis for the Environmental Study of Post-closure Coal Ash Landfill

Renata Santos, Maria Cristina Vila, António Fernandes, Sara Guimarães, Diana Ferreira, António Fiúza


Monitoring of a Public Water Supply System: A Case of Groundwater and Surface Water Contamination by Acid Rock Drainage

Teresa Maria Valente, Jorge Pamplona


🎓 Comparison Of Diversion Well Substrates For The Treatment Of Acid Mine Drainage, Bellvue Mine, West Coast, New Zealand

Emma Forbes, Dave Trumm, David Bell, James Pope


The WIN-WIN Solution To The Clean-up Of Mine Residue - An Innovative And Cost Effective Method To Reduce Acid Drainage From Mine Residue

Kym Lesley Morton


Qualitative and Quantitative Decision-Making Model to Determine the Size of Safety Pillars for Mining under Sand Aquifers

Wanghua Sui, Binbin Yang, Jiawei Liu


A new approach To Validate A Mixing Zone Study Of A Gold Mine Effluent

Caroline Sant'Ana Zanetti, Flavio de Morais Vasconcelos, Rayssa Garcia Sousa, Marco Antonio Silva


Metal Removal from Mine Water Using Passive Treatment Technologies (Anaerobic and Aerobic) in the Ermelo Coalfields, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Tlou Betty Mashalane, Ntshengedzeni Obed Novhe, Bisrat Yibas, Henk Coetzee, Christian Wolkersdorfer


The Impact of Sulphide Concentration on Microbial Activity in a Biological Sulphate Reduction Process

Kerri du Preez, Mariekie Gericke, Dheepak Maharajh


The Water Balance of South African Coal Mine Pit Lakes

Matsatsi Mpetle, Andrew Johnstone


Yanfolila Gold Mine Open Pit Slope Depressurisation, Mali

Karen Nicole King, Gareth Lottreaux


Furthering The Conceptual Groundwater Model For The Sarcheshmeh Copper Pit, Iran

Ismail Mahomed, Colleen Kessopersadh, Mahmoud Alipour


Reuse Of Treated Mine-Impacted Water As A Potential Resource For Accelerated Carbon Sequestration

Tamsyn Grewar


The Safety Management of Adjacent Coalmines after Mine Closure- A Case Study of a Closed Coalmine in Xuzhou Mining District, China

Zhimin Xu, Yajun Sun, Mengfei Zhang


🎓 Implementing Sustainability Management Accounting Techniques for the Effective Management of Acid Rock Drainage

Chantal Mbala Banga, Christian Wolkersdorfer, Heinz Eckart Klingelhöfer


🎓 Sr/Ca and 87Sr/86Sr: A Tracer For Geochemical Process In Mine Wastes

Musah Salifu, Lena Alakangas, Olof Martinsson, Kjell Billström, Johan Ingri, Bernhard Dold


Acid Base Accounting (ABA) Of Mine Tailings For The Potential Of Acid Mine Drainage In The Sabie-Pilgrim’s Rest Goldfields, South Africa

Rudzani Lusunzi, Jabulani Ray Gumbo, Bisrat Yibas, Novhe Obed


Colloids and its Influence in the Water Quality Diagnosis of Tailling Dam

Flavio Morais Vasconcelos, Caroline Sant'Ana Zanetti, Adriano Marcio Soares


Effects Of Variable Feeds In Wastewater Plants by Means Of Process Simulation

Esko Lahdenperä, Tuomas Koiranen


Estimation of Nanofiltration Solute Rejection in Reverse Osmosis Concentrate Treatment Processes

Sebastian Franzsen, Ricky Bonner, Charne Germishuizen


Model Simulations of the Layered Development of Waste Rock Stockpiles, Progressive Moisture Changes and Potential Seepage Generation in a Low Rainfall Environment: Case Study of an Australian Mine Development

Alan Anton Puhalovich


Occurrence of Coal Seam as Main Aquifer

Haibo Bai, Hao Li, Dan Ma, Bin Du


Recovery of Value from an Electronic Waste Stream using a Biological Matrix

Thabo Mabuka, Elaine Govender-Opitz, Susan T.L. Harrison


The Formation Mechanism of High Salinity Groundwater in Arid Area and Its Influence on Coalmines- A Case Study of a Coalmine in Xinjiang, China

Yajun Sun, Zhimin Xu, Siyuan Cui, Shang Gao


🎓 The Influence of Rainfall on the Characteristics of Historic Acid Mine Drainage on the Denniston Plateau, New Zealand

Carrie Sara Jewiss, James Pope, Dave Craw

10:00am
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11:40am
S_9_1: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Lizel Kennedy
 

Sinkhole Development on Mine Flooding

Gareth Digges La Touche, Barry Balding, Brian Keenan, Susan Digges La Touche


Mine Water Tracer Substances for Biogeochemical Processes in Flooded Uranium Mines

Andrea Kassahun, Michael Paul


Adaptive Mine Water Treatment: Modelling To Long-term Management

Lee M Wyatt, Ian A Watson, Arabella ML Moorhouse


Determination of the Rate of Release of Nitrates from Waste Rock, Tailings and Kimberlitic Materials under Site Conditions – A Case Study

Levi Ochieng


The Anatomy And Circulation Of Mine Water In Carbonatite Mines, Specifically Diamond Mines

Kym Lesley Morton

S_1_1: 1 Mining for Closure
Location: Ruby
Chair: Mark Lund
 

🎓 Determination of Acid Rock Drainage from Underground Coal Gasification at a Pilot Plant in Majuba

Lehlohonolo Mokhahlane


🎓 Performance Evaluation of Orange Peels as Anti-Scaling Agent for Pretreatment of Water

Mashudu Ramakuela, Amos Adeniyi, Maurice Stephen Onyango, Richard Mbaya, Opeyemi Oyewo


Managing Uncertainty In Planning Opencast Coal Mine Final Void Closure And Relinquishment

David Anthony Salmon


Assessment of Scordite Precipitation from Mine Waters

Rob Bowell


Monitoring a Field Application of Green Liquor Dregs, a Paper Mill Residue, in a Sealing Layer on Top of Mine Waste

Susanne Pia Teresia Nigéus, Christian Maurice

S_8_1: 8 Mitigation
Location: Emerald
Chair: David Love
 

Evaluation of the Use of Paste Rock as Cover Material in Mine Reclamation

Sandra Pouliot, Bruno Bussière, Anne-Marie Dagenais, Ward Wilson, Yanick Letourneau


Use of Residues Generated from Construction and Fish Industries to Remediate Mine Drainage in Greenland

Morten Birch Larsen, Yu Jia, Sigga Joensen


Re-purposing Acid Generating Fine Coal Waste: An Assessment And Analysis Of Opportunities

Helene-Marie Stander, Susan TL Harrison, Jennifer L Broadhurst


Horizontal Scavenger Borehole System For Plume Containment

Martin Holland, Kai Thorsten Witthüser


Vermiculite Covers on Mining Wastes in a Semi-Arid Environment in South Africa

Johann McDonald, Simon Lorentz

 
11:40am
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1:00pm
11Lunch: Lunch
Location: Outdoor Deck
1:00pm
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2:40pm
S_9_2: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Andrea Kassahun
 

Column Tests and Multilevel Well Geochemistry to Explain Contaminant Plume Persistence Issues Downgradient of a Former Uranium Mill Site

Raymond H. Johnson, Aaron Tigar, Sarah Morris, Sam Campbell, Kara Tafoya, Richard Bush, William Frazier


🎓 An Integrated Approach To Evaluate The Hydrogeological Setting Around A Water-filled Quarry In A Mining Environment

Josepha Simone Doris Renate Zielke-Olivier, Danie Vermeulen


Platinum Tailings Review - A comparison of the water quality in the tailings dam to the surrounding groundwater

Sarah Jane Wolfe Skinner


Consideration of Metal-Attenuation in Groundwater Quality Prediction

Gerry Papini, Jake Gossen, Ben Pierce


Groundwater Flow Model in the Area of the Extensive Open Pits Lignite Mining Activities

Jacek Szczepiński

S_1_2: 1 Mining for Closure
Location: Ruby
Chair: Henk Coetzee
 

Mount Isa Mines Rehabilitation Materials Sampling and Analysis Program for Closure Planning

Matt Landers, Greg Maddocks, Amanda Forbes, Candice Nucifora, Jason Jones, Kristian Mandaran, Ward Wilson, Newman Stephen


Seasonal River Flow-through As A Pit Lake Closure Strategy: Is It A Sustainable Option In A Drying Climate?

Mark Andrew Lund, Melanie Lise Blanchette, Colm Harkin


Geology, Genetic Processes And Their Consequences On Environmental Impacts At The Abandoned W Mine Of Enguialès, Aveyron, France

Bruno Lemière, Jérôme Jacob, Gaël Bellenfant


Bespoke Field Columns To Assess Hexavalent Chromium Risk For Refinement Of Mine Closure Plans

Julia Dent, Martin Williams, Bakary Draba


Planning Mine Water Rebound for the Coal Mines in the Saar Region (Germany): what’s the View of the Water Authority?

Thomas Manuel Walter

S_6/16: 6 Acceptibility of Processed Mine Water
Location: Amethyst
Chair: Lee Evans
 

CANCELLED – The Efficiency of Open Lime-Zeolite Channel System in Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) Released from Sungun Copper Mine

Abdorreza Vaezihir, Fatemeh Safari, Hossein Javani, Nader Mazaheri


Lonmin Integrated Water Resource Management System

Tafadzwa Mukwena, Jeremia Jesaja Van Der Walt


Producing High Quality Drinking Water from Mine Impacted Water At High Plant Recoveries Using Reverse Osmosis Membranes

Andrew Michael Hammond, Ashton Blake Drummond


Probabilistic Simulation of Snowmelt and Runoff at Mine Sites in Cold Climates

Hollie Garrick, Gareth Digges La Touche, Tomi Maksimainen, Romain Girard, Eoghan Hayes


Groundwater Modelling in Support of Post-Closure Acid Mine Drainage and Treatment Planning - Case Study

Robel Gebrekristos, Graham Trusler

S_8_2: 8 Mitigation
Location: Emerald
Chair: Blanché Postma
 

🎓 Development Of Co-Disposal Methods For Fine Coal Waste and Coal Discards To Facilitate The Prevention Of Acid Mine Drainage

Donald Mjonono, Sue Harrison, Athanasios Kotsiopoulos


Assessment Of Silica Coating As A Technique For The Control of Acid Generation From Pyritic Tailings

Konstantinos Kollias, Evangelia Mylona, Katerina Adam, Nymphodora Papassiopi, Anthimos Xenidis


Remediation Options For Wind-remobilised Pb-Zn Old Tailings: An Example From An 80-year Pb-Zn-Ag Mine in NW-Argentina

Camilo Raul de los Hoyos, Diego Alejandro Marrero, Juan Martín Sitjá y Balbastro, Julien Declercq, Robert John Bowell


Mine Design for In-Situ Control of Selenium and Nitrate

Soren Ross Jensen, Cal Clark, Marie-Christine Noel, Jennifer Foster


CANCELLED – Passive Underground Mine-water Purification System (PUMPS) : A conceptual geo-engineering model designed for the treatment and management of acid mine water in the Witwatersrand gold mines, South Africa

Thakane Ntholi, Maarten de Wit

2:40pm
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3:10pm
11HealthBreak2: Health Break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
3:10pm
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4:50pm
S_9_3: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Gareth Digges La Touche
 

🎓 An Investigation of the Water Quality of Four Coal Mine Pit Lakes in South Africa

Lizel Kennedy, Andrew Clifford Johnstone


🎓 Cementation Of Cyanidation Tailings – Effects On The Release of As, Cu, Ni And Zn

Roger Hamberg, Christian Maurice, Lena Alakangas


Monitoring of Waste Rock Dump Surface Water Drainage and Channel Infiltration

Jason Mathew Keller, Jaime Banuelos, Lindsey Bunting, Mike Milczarek, Daniel Lattin, Scott Moore, Guosheng Zhan


Geologic and Mineralogic Implications for Element and Isotope Signatures in the Wiśniówka Acid Mine Drainage Waters (South-Central Poland)

Zdzisław Maksymilian Migaszewski, Agnieszka Gałuszka


Extremely High Levels of Trace Elements in Aerial Parts of Plants Naturally Growing in the Wiśniówka Acid Mine Drainage Area (South-Central Poland)

Agnieszka Gałuszka, Zdzisław Maksymilian Migaszewski

S_1_3: 1 Mining for Closure
Location: Ruby
Chair: Anne Weber
 

Flow Measurement Using the Salt Dilution Method at the Mine Water Influenced Tweelopiespruit, Witwatersrand, South Africa

Christian Wolkersdorfer, Elke von Hünefeld-Mugova


Modeling Complex Mine Water Closure Challenges using a Coupled FEFLOW-GoldSim Model

Nicholas D. Martin, Michael M. Gabora


Facing challenges of closure boom of Permo-Carboniferous underground coalmines in North China: a medium-size hydrogeochemical simulation experiment

Changshen Wang


Remediation of Historic Waste Rock by Injection of Green Liquor Dregs – Results From a Field Scale Trial, Gladhammar, Southern Sweden

Lotta Sartz, Stefan Sädbom, Mattias Bäckström


Former Galmoy Mines Tailings Restoration Project

Cora Ann Devoy, Linda Ann Wrong, Kevin Collins, Shilika Mathur

S_11/15: 11 Economics of Mine Water
Location: Amethyst
Chair: Joyce Tryphina Leshomo
 

To Invest Or Not To Invest? – A Valuation Of Public Benefits From Mine Water Treatment In Ha Long, Vietnam

Hao Hong Do, Viet Quoc Trinh, Oliver Frör


Practical Applications of Groundwater Modelling for Dewatering Management in Open Pit and Underground Mining, Didipio, Philippines

Anna Kluza, Lee Evans


Viability Of Converting A South African Coal Mining Pit Lake System Into A Water Storage Facility

Robert Paul Verger, Jarmi Steyn, Pieter Labuschagne, Roxane Schmidt, Johan Fourie, Freek Pretorius


Pilot Scale Tests of Compact (Short Retention Time) Passive Treatment Process for Acid Mine Drainage Using Agri-Waste in Japan

Takaya Hamai, Yuki Sato, Kazuhiro Kojima, Yusei Masaki, Kentaro Hayashi, Masahiro Sowanaka, Nobuyuki Masuda, Mikio Kobayashi, Takeshi Sakata


Regional Mine Water Treatment Plant - Tolled Treatment Financial Analysis and Viability

Ashton Blake Drummond, Andrew Michael Hammond

S_7_1: 7 Prediction
Location: Emerald
Chair: Thomas Metschies
 

Life-of-mine Water Management And Treatment Strategies

Tobias S Roetting, Julia Dent, Rene Reyes


🎓 Temporal Variability and Gas Transport Rates in Waste Rock

Mark David Steinepreis, David W Blowes, Richard T Amos, Marek Stastna, Gordon Ward Wilson


🎓 Understanding Mineralogy As A Tool For Acid Rock Drainage Characterisation

Alexander Opitz, Jennifer Broadhurst, Susan Harrison, Dee Bradshaw, Megan Becker


Evolving Kinetic Testing Methods to Incorporate Key Dynamic Waste Rock Dump Parameters

Ursula Salmon, Richard Marton, Michael O’Kane

Date: Wednesday, 12/Sep/2018
8:15am
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9:30am
12MorningSes: Morning Session
Location: Diamond
Chair: Elvis Fosso-Kankeu
 

Acid Rock Drainage in South Africa

Jo Burgess


A New Tool for Managing Risk at your Site – INAP’s Global Cover System Design Guidance Document

Michael O'Kane

9:30am
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10:00am
12HealthPoster: Health Break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
10:00am
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11:40am
S_9_4: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Gerardo Riekert Pretorius
 

Long Term Effectiveness of an Adit Plug - Passive Treatment for Adit Discharge in a Northern Climate

Kai Skyler Woloshyn, Andrew G Gault


Hydrogeological Bedrock Characterisation Based on Posiva Flow Log Measurement Data

Jere Johannes Komulainen, Tiina Vaittinen, Päivi Picken, Eero Heikkinen


Nitrogen Leaching From Explosives Into Mine Water Of An Underground Mine

Nikolay V. Sidenko


Prediction of Seepage Quality from Coal Discard Facility in a Semi-Arid Climate

Koovila Naicker, Albert Van Zyl, Philip Barnard


Mitigating the Current Liabilities of Mining Related to the Environment Through Treatment of Mining Impacted Waters Towards Sustainable Mining

Gerardo Riekert Pretorius

S_2_1: 2 Water Treatment Processes in Perspective
Location: Ruby
Chair: Rob Bowell
 

In-Lake Neutralization Of Mine Lakes – 15 Years Of Continuous Development

Oliver Totsche, Beate Lucke, Friedrich-Carl Benthaus


Treatment of High Mn Concentrations at Waihi Gold Mine, New Zealand by Two Methods: A Limestone Leaching Bed and a Slag Leaching Bed

Dave Trumm, Hannah Christenson, James Pope, Kerry Watson, Kathy Mason, Russel Squire, Grant McDonald, Anne Mazzetti


🎓 The Effect Of Temperature On The Kinetics Of Sulphate Reduction And Sulphide Oxidation In An Integrated Semi-Passive Bioprocess For Remediating Acid Rock Drainage

Tynan Steven Marais, Robert John Huddy, Robert Paul van Hille, Susan Therese Largier Harrison


Experimental Study of Removal of Organic Matters from Alkaline Uranium Leaching Solution with Ultrafiltration

Jinxun Deng, Ying Xu, Hong Cheng, Jianhua Li, Genmao Zhou, Chong Zhang


On-Site Pilot-Scale Demonstration of a Low-Cost Biological Process for the Treatment of High-Sulphate Mine Waters

John William Neale, Mariekie Gericke, Ritva Mühlbauer

S_10_1: 10 Catchment Management
Location: Amethyst
Chair: Herman Grobler
 

Water Sources to Support Swamp Ecosystems near Underground Mining Development

Katarina David, Wendy Timms, Andy Baker, Dayna McGeeney


🎓 Source Apportionment of Trace Metals Over a Range of Stream Flows Using a Multi-method Tracer Approach

Patrizia Onnis, Patrick Byrne, Karen A. Hudson-Edwards, Tim Stott, Christopher Hunt


Integrated Numerical Model Development For Sustainable Management Of Mine Water In A Semi Arid Environment

Martin Paul Boland, Rezene Yohannes, Jamie White, Phil Benghiat, Stuart Daley


Evaluating Metal Behaviour And Mine Water Treatment Benefits In Abandoned Mine Catchments With Variable Pollutant Load Inputs

Adam Jarvis, Jane Davis, Patrick Orme, Hugh Potter, Catherine Gandy


Reconstructing Historical Mine Water Management Practices for a Portion of the East Rand Gold Field, South Africa Using Long-Term Map and Image Time Series

Henk Coetzee

S_4_1: 4 Saline and Neutral Mine Water
Location: Emerald
Chair: Ntshengedzeni Obed Novhe
 

🎓 Performance of Passive Systems for Mine Drainage Treatment at High Salinity and Low Temperature

Houssem Eddine Ben Ali, Carmen Mihaela Neculita, John W. Molson, Abdelkabir Maqsoud, Gérald J. Zagury


🎓 Bio-reduction of Selenium Oxyanions in the Presence of Nitrate in Neutral pH Coal Mining Influenced Water

Frank Nkansah-Boadu, Ido Hatam, Jon Taylor, Susan Baldwin


Suitability of mine water for irrigation: a risk based, site-specific DSS

John George Annandale, H Meiring du Plessis, Phil D Tanner, Jo Burgess


Long-term Water Management of Saline Groundwater at the Ekati Diamond Mine

Michael Keith Herrell, Jerry Vandenberg, John Faithful, April Hayward, Lukas Novy


Water Ingress Mitigation Programs for Underground Mines: Hydrogeological and Rock Mechanical Demands on Grout Properties

William Mario Goodman, Deon Van Dyk, Nico Grobler, Antony Osborne

11:40am
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1:00pm
Lunch
Location: Outdoor Deck
1:00pm
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2:40pm
S_9_5: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Josepha Simone Doris Renate Zielke-Olivier
 

Critical Importance of Conceptual Model Development When Assessing Mine Impacts on Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems: Case Study of an Australian Mine Development

Alan Anton Puhalovich


Leaching of U, V, Ni and Mo from Alum Shale Waste as a Function of Redox and pH - Suggestion for a Leaching method

Kristina Åhlgren, Viktor Sjöberg, Mattias Bäckström


Characterisation of As Geochemistry in Mine Tailings from a Mesothermal Gold Deposit

Hana Christenson, James Pope, Dave Craw, Justin Johns, Nigel Newman, Dave Trumm


Laboratory Simulated Tailings Drain Seepage Columns: Flooded and Free-Draining Conditions

Lindsay Anne Robertson, Jennifer Lee Durocher, Brent Usher


Unraveling the convoluted marbles of a Namibian Gold Mine

Wadzanai Chimhanda, Diana Mary Duthe, Liisa Kawali

S_2_2: 2 Water Treatment Processes in Perspective
Location: Ruby
Chair: Adrian Brown
 

Use Of Ceramic Nanofiltration Membranes With High Specific Surfaces For The Processing Of Bio-Leachate And The Treatment Of Saline Mine Water

Tim Aubel, Eugen Kober, Eberhard Janneck, Jessica Rolle


Performance and Review of Passive Minewater Treatment Sites, Pelenna Valley, Wales

Alyson Bannister, Peter Brabham, Tim Jones, Rob Bowell


Development of a Technical Concept of Spatial and Temporal Coordinated Mine Water Recycling Exemplified by a Mining Area with Urban Influence

Antje Ulbricht, Felix Bilek, Katrin Brömme


Pilot Optimisation of Sulphate Precipitation in the High-Density Sludge process

Bernard Aubé, Moacir Lamares, Stéphan Lone Sang


A Pilot Comparison of Sulphate Removal Technologies at Neves-Corvo

Bernard Aubé, Moacir Lamares, Stéphan Lone Sang

S_10_2: 10 Catchment Management
Location: Amethyst
Chair: Altus Huisamen
 

🎓 Hydrochemical Characterisation Of Mine Drainage Discharging Into The UNESCO Fossil Hominid Site Of South Africa

Chazanne Long, Maarten De Wit, Henk Coetzee


🎓 The Effects of Castor canadensis (North American Beaver) Colonization on a Mine Drainage Impacted Stream

Nicholas Lee Shepherd, Robert W. Nairn


Coal Mine Water Hazard Accurate Detection and Efficient Control Technology

Shuning Dong, Zaibin Liu


The Influence of Water Use Licences on Mine Water Management

Jacqueline Burke


Integrating Competing Water Needs of Mining and Mineral Processing with the Environment, Community and Economic Activity in a Mining-dominated Catchment

Susan Therese Largier Harrison, Kerry Slatter-Christie, Jennifer L Broadhurst

S_12_1: 12 Mine Water By Products
Location: Emerald
Chair: Devin Castendyk
 

Adsorption And Desorption Of Metals Onto Reusable Adsorbent

Esther Takaluoma, Tuomo Pikkarainen, Kimmo Kemppainen


Treatment Of Copper Leachate For The Recovery Of Valuable Products

Johannes Philippus Maree, Tabani Mtombeni, Phalakwane Ramothole, Leny Letjiane


🎓 Neutralization of Acid Drainage and Concentration of Rare Earth Elements Using Carbonatites; Results from a Bench Scale Experiment

Alba Gomez-Arias, Julio Castillo, Megan Welman-Purchase, Maleke Maleke, Esta van Heerden, Danie Vermeulen


🎓 Can Phosphate Be Used To Improve The Hazardous Status Of High Density Sludge And Transform It Into A Usable Product?

Bonokwakhe Hezekiel Sukati, John George Annandale, Pieter Christiaan deJager, Phil Tanner


🎓 Recovery and Synthesis of Al3+/Fe3+ Polycationic-Nanocomposites from Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Process and their Respective Application in the Removal of Arsenic and Chromium Ions from Polluted Water Resources

Khathutshelo Lilith Muedi, Hendrik Gideon Brink, Vhahangwele Masindi, Johannes Philippus Maree

2:40pm
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3:10pm
Health Break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
3:10pm
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4:50pm
S_9_6: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Michael O'Kane
 

On The Spatial Variation of Rock Geochemical Characteristics in Coal Mining: Case Bukit Asam Coal Mine in South Sumatra, Indonesia

Rudy Sayoga Gautama, Ginting Jalu Kusuma, Eko Pujiantoro, Pajar Hariadi Wisnugroho


Acid Mine Drainage in a Tropical Environment: A Case Study from Bukit Coal Mine Site in South Sumatra, Indonesia

Rudy Sayoga Gautama, William Perkins, Graham Bird, Wisjnoe Adjie, Oliver Moore, Ginting Jalu Kusuma, Abie Badhurahman


Permeable Reactive Barrier Feasibility Assessment at Goldcorp’s Red Lake Gold Mines: Delineation of Groundwater Flow Paths and Contaminant Behaviour

Alan J. Martin, Jordi Helsen, Trevor Crozier, Genevieve Parent, Dawn Paszkowski, Carl Mendoza, Heather Provost, Christopher Gaspar, James Russell


Permeable Reactive Barrier Feasibility Assessment at Goldcorp’s Red Lake Gold Mines: Validation of Seepage Flow Paths through Tracer Testwork

Jordi Helsen, Alan J. Martin, Trevor Crozier, Genevieve Parent, Vanessa Mann, Carl Mendoza, Christopher Gaspar, James Russell


Permeable Reactive Barrier Feasibility Assessment at Goldcorp’s Red Lake Gold Mines: Hydrogeological, Geochemical and Geotechnical Design Considerations

Trevor Crozier, Dawn Paszkowski, Genevieve Parent, Diana Cook, Vanessa Mann, Carl Mendoza, Heather Provost, Alan J. Martin, Jordi Helsen, Jeff Bain, David Blowes, Christopher Gaspar, James Russell

S_7_2: 7 Prediction
Location: Ruby
Chair: Adam Paul Jarvis
 

🎓 Metal Release from Acidic and Near-Neutral pH-Conditions in Historical W, CU and F Skarn Tailings at Yxsjöberg, Sweden

Lina Hällström, Lena Alakangas, Olof Martinsson


🎓 Fe-Sulfide Liberation and Association as a Proxy for the Interpretation of Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) Test Results

Olga Guseva, Alexander K. B. Opitz, Jennifer L. Broadhurst, Susan T. L. Harrison, Dee J. Bradshaw, Megan Becker


Geochemical assessment of Metal/Metalloid release by contrasting laboratory methods; The importance of secondary minerals

Rob Bowell, Devin Sapsford


Evaluation and Comparison of Kinetic Tests Performed with the Humidity Cell, Column and Funnel Methods and Proposition of a Model with the Disposition Way

Fernando Vilela, Geraldo Lima, Jéssica Macniks, Juliene Ferreira, Mark Le Petit


A Flow-Through Biokinetic Test For Characterizing Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) Potential: Investigating Metabolic Activity On Pyrite-Bearing Waste Rock Surfaces In An Unsaturated Ore Bed

Didi Xhanti Makaula, Robert Huddy, Marijke Fagan-Endres, Sue Harrison

S_12/14: 12 Mine Water By Products
Location: Emerald
Chair: Linda Ann Figueroa
 

Water Reuse In The Mining Industry - A Resource, Fnancial And Socio-Economic Imperative

Mias Van der Walt, Hayley Van Der Merwe


Microbial-mediated Ni and Co recovery from mine tailings

Denys Villa Gomez, Yun Liu, James Vaughan, Esteban Marcellin, Valentina Wyman, Antonio Serrano, Gordon Southam


Utilization Of Iron Ochre – Making Auxiliary Water Treatment Materials From Mine Water Treatment Waste

Eberhard Janneck, Franz Glombitza, Tim Aubel, Petra Schönherr, Wolfram Palitzsch, Arvid Killenberg, Volker Schubert, Lutz Weber


Bacterial Ecology Of Biofilms Sustaining Pollution By Acid Mine Drainage Near Mining Areas In Mpumalanga Province – South Africa

Elvis Fosso-Kankeu, Johannes Redelinghuys


Achieving Sustainable Mine Closure Through the Use of Mine Water

Carla Hudson

 
Date: Thursday, 13/Sep/2018
8:15am
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9:30am
13MorningSes: Morning Session
Location: Diamond
Chair: John George Annandale
 

Water Control Technologies in China’s Coal Mines

Shuning Dong, Liu Zaibin


Passive Treatment of Base Metal Mine Drainage: Approaches, Challenges, and Possible Future Developments

Adam Paul Jarvis

9:30am
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10:00am
13HealthPoster: Health Break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
10:00am
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11:40am
S_9_7: 9 Geochemistry/Hydrogeology
Location: Diamond
Chair: Andrew Clifford Johnstone
 

Understanding Acid Rock Drainage in the West African Shield

David Love, Nico Bezuidenhout, Keretia Lupankwa


Evaluation of Acid Rock Drainage Potential in a Retrospective Study 25 Years after Mine Closure: Acid Base Accounting Statistics are Not Sufficient

Ronald Vincent Nicholson, Sean Shaw, Sarah Barabash, Jim Stirling


Geochemical and Bioreactivity Assessment of Future Mining Operations at Mutanga Uranium Project, Southern Province, Zambia

Joanne Michelle Van Aardt, Robert Bowell, Kelly BéruBé, Tim Jones, Victor Lusambo

S_2_3: 3 Produced Water
Location: Ruby
Chair: Bernard Claude Aubé
 

🎓 The Performance of Nano-sized Banana Peels in the Removal of Vanadium from mine water

Opeyemi Alice Oyewo, Christian Wolkersdorfer, Maurice S. Onyango, Adeniyi Amos


Pilot Study of In Situ Biological Treatment at the Silver King Mine, Keno Hill, Yukon

Andrew Gault, Jim Harrington, Cameron Robertson, Monique Simair, Vanessa Friesen


Are We Making Progress In The Treatment Of Acid Mine Drainage?

Roxanne Naidoo, Kerri du Preez, Yageshni Govender-Ragubeer


Material flow analysis for spatiotemporal mine water management in Hon Gai, Vietnam

Katrin Broemme, Viet Quoc Trinh, Sandra Greassidis, Harro Stolpe


A novel sampling technique using a sediment collector (SECO) to collect particles from suspended matter in mine water with regard to long term monitoring

Christoph Alexander Schabronath

S_17_1: 17 New Technologies
Location: Emerald
Chair: Robert Lawrence Kleinmann
 

🎓 Integrating Hyperspectral Analysis And Mineral Chemistry for Geoenvironmental Prediction

Laura Marie Jackson, Anita Parbhakar-Fox, Nathan Fox, David R Cooke, Anthony Harris, Ekaterina Savinova


🎓 What Art Can Tell About Modified Environmental Systems

Grit Ruhland


🎓 New Sensing System Based on Electromagnetic Waves and Functionalised EM Sensors for Continuous Monitoring of Zn in Freshwater

Ilaria Frau, Steve Wylie, Patrick Byrne, Jeff Cullen, Olga Korostynska, Alex Mason


Exploring An Alternative Approach To Mine Waste Management In The South African Gold Sector

Lesley Kudakwashe Sibanda, Jennifer Broadhurst


A Cradle to Grave Treatment Solution for Mine Waters

Malcolm Man, Ben Sparrow, Megan Low

11:40am
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1:00pm
13Lunch: Lunch
Location: Outdoor Deck
1:00pm
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2:40pm
S_7_3: 7 Prediction
Location: Diamond
Chair: Gilles Tremblay
 

Lifetime Assessment of an Operating Tailings Facility through Modelling of the Unsettled Tailings Layer

Samantha Barnes, Richard Martindale


The Challenges of Predictive Numerical Calculation within Hypersaline Brines: Examples from Lithium Brines

Julien Declercq, Camilo De Los Hoyos, Ruth Griffith, Rob Bowell


Mine Water Of Abandoned Coal Mines For Geothermal Heat Storage: Hydrogeochemical Modeling And Predictions

Felix Jagert, Florian Hahn, Roman Ignacy, Gregor Bussmann, Rolf Bracke


CANCELLED – Coal Basins and the Environment

Nikolai Maksimovich, Sergey Pyankov, Vadim Khmurchik, Olga Berezina, Artem Demenev, Alexey Sedinin


Diavik Waste Rock Project: A Mechanistic Approach To The Prediction Of The Geochemical Evolution Of Sulfidic Waste Rock

David Wilson, Richard T. Amos, David W. Blowes, Jeff B. Langman, Leslie Smith, David C. Sego

S_2_4: 2 Water Treatment Processes in Perspective
Location: Ruby
Chair: Jutta Hoppe
 

A Critical Review On The Performance of the Gypsum Precipitation Reactors on HIPRO® AMD Plants At EWRP, OWRP AND MWRP

Andrew Michael Hammond, Ashton Blake Drummond


Valorisation Of Effluent From Metal Recovery Plant

Marja Nappa, Kaisa Kiipula, Hanna Kyllönen, Tommi Kaartinen, Risto Pajarre, Petteri Kangas


A Review of Brine Treatment Technologies for MIW Treatment Plants

Brendan Emil Petschel, Ashton Drummond


Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Precipitates Formed During Passive Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage in Ermelo Coalfield, South Africa

Ntshengedzeni Obed Novhe, Bisrat Yibas, Henk Coetzee, Maria Atanasova, Tlou Betty Mashalane, Viswanath Ravi Kumar Vadapalli, Christian Wolkersdorfer


Potential for Co-treatment of Mine Water and Waste Water in Waste Water Treatment Works

Christopher James Satterley, Peter Thorn, Susan Davies, Nick Cox

S_17_2: 17 New Technologies
Location: Emerald
Chair: Danie Vermeulen
 

🎓 The Preferential Localisation of SRB in an Acetate Supplemented Up-Flow Anaerobic Packed Bed Reactor

Tomas Hessler, Robert Huddy, Susan T.L Harrison


🎓 Continuous Electrocoagulation Process For Treatment Of Mining Waters

Maria A. Mamelkina, Ritva Tuunila, Mika Sillanpää, Antti Häkkinen, Salvador Cotillas, Engracia Lacasa, Manuel A. Rodrigo


🎓 The Recovery Of Pt(IV) From Aqueous Solutions By APDEMS-functionalised Zeolite

Alseno Kagiso Mosai, Izak Kotze, Luke Chimuka, Ewa Cukrowska, Hlanganani Tutu


High Resolution Estimates of Tailings Facility Evaporation Using Landsat Data

Michael Milczarek, Jason Keller, Jan Hendrickx, Frederick Partey, Michael Geddis


Application of a Coal Seam Gas Waste Product as part of the Rehabilitation Program for a Copper Heap Leach Operation

Alan McLeod Robertson, Greg Arthur Maddocks, Ben Kelly, Ian Sheppard

2:40pm
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3:10pm
13HealthPost: Health break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
3:10pm
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4:50pm
S_7_4: 7 Prediction
Location: Diamond
Chair: Edmund Kevin Hardwick
 

Assessing and Mitigating Risk to Mining – Can we “Future Proof” the Industry?

Karen Dingley


Characterising the Environmental Risks of Coal Preparation Wastes: A Study of Fine Coal Slurry Waste and Discard from South African Collieries

Annah Moyo, Juarez Amaral Filho, Jennifer Lee Broadhurst


Wall Wash Samples to Predict AMD Longevity at Coal Mines in New Zealand

James Pope, Hannah Christenson, Kerry Gordon, Newman Nigel, Dave Trumm


Risk-based Modelling of Soil Cover for Rehabilitation Planning of Coal Discard Facility in South Africa to Achieve Groundwater Quality Criteria

Albertus Johannes van Zyl, Koovila Naicker, Philip Barnard


Predicting Natural Attenuation for Flooding of an Isl-Uranium Mine – Potentials and Limitations

Thomas Metschies, Wolfgang van Berk†, Ulf Jenk, Michael Paul

S_2_5: 2 Water Treatment Processes in Perspective
Location: Ruby
Chair: Mattias Bäckström
 

Aeration via Renewable Energies Improves Passive Treatment System Performance

Robert W. Nairn, Nicholas L. Shepherd, Timothy Danehy, Cody Neely


Speciation Analysis of Colloidal Silica in Acidic Conditions

Ewa Maria Cukrowska, Levi Ochieng, Hlanganani Tutu, Luke Chimuka


Assessing Biotic and Abiotic Conditions for Understanding Bioleaching Processes in Tailings

Denys Villa Gomez, Harald Hofmann, Chenming Zhang, David Williams, Patrick Botsch Cellette Gomes


Water Management at the Former Uranium Production Tailings Pond Helmsdorf

Jan Laubrich, Robert Rosemann


Combining Predictive Modeling and a Full-Scale Analog to Reduce Uncertainty

Amy L Hudson, Andrew Harley, Doc Richardson

S_17_3: 17 New Technologies
Location: Emerald
Chair: Esther Takaluoma
 

Experiences with Autonomous Sampling of Pit Lakes in North America using Drone Aircraft and Drone Boats

Devin Castendyk, Bryce Hill, Pierre Filiatreault, Brian Straight, Abdullah Alangari, Patrick Cote, William Leishman


Desulphurisation Of Fine Coal Waste Tailings Using Algal Lipids

Godknows Kudzai Chiodza, Sue Harrison, Marijke Fagan-Endres


Coupling PHREEQC with GoldSim for a More Dynamic Water Modeling Experience

Brent C. Johnson, Pamela A. Rohal, L.E. {Ted} Eary


Reutilization Of Mine Water As A Heat Storage Medium In Abandoned Mines

Florian Hahn, Roman Ignacy, Gregor Bussmann, Felix Jagert, Rolf Bracke, Torsten Seidel

7:00pm
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11:59pm
ConfDinner: Gala Dinner at CSIR and Presentation Awards
Location: Exhibition Hall
Date: Friday, 14/Sep/2018
8:15am
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9:30am
14MorningSes: Morning Session
Location: Diamond
 

The Future in the Present

David van Wyk

9:30am
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10:00am
Health break and Poster Exhibition
Location: Central Foyer
10:00am
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11:20am
S_7_5: 7 Prediction
Location: Diamond
Chair: Lotta Sartz
 

A Kinetic Investigation of Siderite Oxidation during Laboratory Neutralization Potential Determinations

Robert John Caldwell, Robert Irwin


The Application of Hydropedology Surveys to Quantify Near-Surface Impacts from Mining Waste

Johan Van Tol, Simon Lorentz


Ecohydrology in Mine Water Studies

Gareth Digges La Touche, Freddy Brookes


Making Your Results Stick - Using General Likelihood Uncertainty Estimation (GLUE) In Water Quality Prediction From Coal Discard

Terry Richard Harck

S_13_1: 13 Best Practice Guidelines
Location: Ruby
Chair: Jo Burgess
 

Solution Collection System For a ROM Leach Dump: Design Criteria to Meet Best Available Control Guidelines

Jorge Puell, Paloma Lazaro


An Integrated Mineralogy-based Modelling Framework For The Simultaneous Assessment Of Plant Operational Parameters With Acid Rock Drainage Potential Of Tailings

Megan Becker, Edson Charikinya, Sithembiso Ntlhabane, Marcelene Voigt, Jennifer Broadhurst, Susan TL Harrison, Dee Bradshaw


Dissection of the NAG pH Test: Tracking Efficacy Through Examining Reaction Products

Anita Parbhakar-Fox, Nathan Fox, Tony Ferguson, Roger Hill, Ben Maynard

S_17_4: 17 New Technologies
Location: Emerald
Chair: Friedrich-Carl Benthaus
 

Passive Metal Mining and Mine Water Treatment Using Crushed Concrete

Adrian Brown


Reclamation, Recovery and the Synthesis of Valuable Minerals from Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Process

Vhahangwele Masindi, Rhulani Shingwenyana


Influence of Probability Distribution Function Sampling Frequency on Stochastic Water Quality Model Predictions

Michael Keith Herrell, Skeries Kristina, Jerry Vandenberg, John Faithful, April Hayward, Lukas Novy


Electrobiological Reduction for Low Level Selenium Removal from Mine Water and Reverse Osmosis Brine

Martin Williams, Eduardo Pinana, Ola Opara, Jack Adams

11:20am
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11:40am
Health Break
Location: Central Foyer
11:40am
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1:00pm
S: Closing Ceremony
Location: Diamond
12:30pm
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1:30pm
Lunch: Lunch
Location: Outdoor Deck
2:00pm
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11:59pm
Start of Post Conference Field Trip

 
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