Leading edge practice across resource cycles

The program for the 7th Acid and Metalliferous Drainage Workshop will include plenary discussions, keynote presentations, and technical presentations. 
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Monday 20 June 2011

The Fundamentals of Acid and Metalliferous Drainage

Welcome and Introduction

Understanding the Nature of AMD Generation – Causes and Impacts

Prediction and Identification

 Managing AMD from Mine Waste Materials

Treatment Options

Case studies

The Importance of Mine Planning

Managing Mine Waste Materials

Legacy Issues

INAP’s Global Acid Rock Drainage (GARD) Guide

Welcome to the Short Course

Introduction to the GARD Guide

Structure and Content of the GARD Guide

The Business Case for ARD Development

Characterisation and Sampling: Case Study

Mine Water Treatment and Case Study

Conclusions and Closure: Future of the GARD Guide

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Implementing AMD Risk Reviews Across GlobalOperations

Economic Pre-Feasibility Work – Linking AMD Hazardsand Risks to Operations and Closure

INAP’s GARD Guide – An Update on Implementation andRollout

The 8th ICARD Update on Global Progress

CNAMD – Progress in Asia

Appropriate Geo-Cover Systems for Different Climates

Acidification of a Sandy Aquifer with Declining Rainfall and Increasing Abstraction: Implications for Groundwater Management with Climate Change

Applicability of Cover Designs in Different Climates of Australia

Design Considerations for Active Treatment of Acid Rock Drainage in a High Rainfall Equatorial Region

Understanding the Long-term Seepage Chemistry of Base

Metal Mine Tailings in a Semi-Arid Tropical Climate, Mount Isa, Australia

The Benefits of Kinetic Testwork Using Oxygen

Consumption Techniques and Implications for the Management of Sulfidic Materials

Improved Results Using New AMD Material Classification Criteria

Geochemical Risk Assessment Process for Rio Tinto’s

Pilbara Iron Ore Mines

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Emerging Trends in the Development of Stable Mine Waste Landforms and Cover Systems for Reactive Materials

Monitoring of Cadia’s “Store and Release” Covers Over a Potentially Acid Forming Trial Waste Rock Dump: Four Years On

State-of-the Art Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems – Moving from Point Scale to Macro Scale Approaches

Waste Rock Dump Rainfall Infiltration and Base Seepage

Development and Implementation of a Remediation Plan for Small Scale Uranium Mining Activities

Integrated Acid Rock Drainage Management at the Phu Kham Copper Gold Operation in Lao PDR

Assessment of Alkaline Cover Performance for Abatement of ARD from Waste Rock Dumps at Savage River Mine

Demonstrating Leading Practice in AMD Planning for Mine Closure: Why Does Understanding Tailings Geochemistry Matter?

AMD & Ephemeral Creeks in NW Queensland – Case Study: Page Creek MMG Century Mine

Mitigation and Control of the World’s Most Acidic Mine Drainage: A Case Study of Iron Mountain Mine, California, USA

The Formation, Fate, and Effects of “Floc” from Acid Mine Drainage in Stream Waters

Acidity Load Contributions from Highwall Sources at the Brukunga Mine

Friday 24 June 2011

Waste Rock Hydrology and Oxygen Transport - An Overview of Full Scale Excavations and Scale-up Experiments Conducted over the Last Two Decades

A New Approach to Integration of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Texture for Improving Prediction of Acid Metalliferous Drainage from Abandoned Mines

The Maghemite Sludge Process: a Potential New Method  for Active Neutralisation of AMD

Rapid On Site Screening (ROSS) Technology and its Practical Applications for Acid and Metalliferous Drainage Studies

A Novel Approach to Management of Waste Rock and Tailings Sulfidic Waste

State-of-the-Practice of Mine-Impacted Water Restoration in the U.S.

Passive Treatment of Mine Drainage Arsenic and Antimony through Adsorption by AMD Precipitates, West Coast, New Zealand

A Sulphate Reducing Bioreactor – Part of Strategic Stormwater Drainage at Nyrstar's Hobart Smelter

Passive Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage using Waste Mussel Shell, Stockton Coal Mine New Zealand

Factors Influencing Inland Acid Sulfate Soil Formation in South-Eastern Australia

Invited Panel Discussion Workshop Review