The International Network for Acid Prevention (INAP) and The University of Queensland's Sustainable Minerals Institute are hosting a mini symposium on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage Management on 2 May 2019.

The symposium is an opportunity to meet the INAP board members and listen to selected talks from industry, academia and government representatives on a variety of AMD related topics.

Final Program

Time          Presenter Organisation Title
8:45 - 9:10 Gilles Tremblay and Mansour Edraki INAP and Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ Welcome; INAP, ICARD 2021 and AMD Workshop updates
9:10 - 9:35 Oskar Kadletz Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (DNRME)  Presentation from DNRME on abandoned mines
9:35 - 10:00 Rosalind Green Rio Tinto Strategies for Managing Chemically Reactive Mineral Waste at Rio Tinto Iron Ore Mines
10:00 - 10:25 Alessandro Nepomuceno Kinross Managing ARD in a Gold Mine in the Vicinity of Paracatu Town, MG State, Brazil
10:55 - 11:00 Neville Plint Director Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ Welcome to UQ and SMI
11:00 - 11:25 David Williams Geotechnical Engineering Centre, UQ Just how effective have soil covers been in limiting net percolation of rainfall and consequent AMD?
11:25 - 11:50 Alan Robertson RGS Environmental RGS 2019 Case Studies: Geoenvironmental Metalliferous Block Model and 3D WRD Scheduling and Design
11:50 - 12:15 Jeff Taylor Earth Systems A progress report on demonstrating pollution control from underground mines (The Inert Atmosphere Technology)
12:15 - 12:35 Pablo Ledezma Advanced Water Management Centre, UQ Targeted metal recovery during simultaneous treatment of acid mine drainage
1:05 - 1:25 Anita Parbhakar-Fox Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ Applications of geometallurgy across the mining value chain
1:25 - 1:45 Jared Robertson O’Kane Evolving kinetic testing methods to address risk for site-specific, sustainable closure planning
1:45 - 2:10 Gordon Southam School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UQ Geomicrobiology and AMD 
2:10 - 2:30 Anthony van der Ent Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ Metallophytes and hyperaccumulator plants for phytoremediation
2:30 - 2:55 Maria Rosier Department of Environment and Science (DES) An overview of the closure and rehabilitation legislative reforms and the new financial provisioning scheme
3:20 - 3:40 Mansour Edraki Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ Predicting saline drainage from coal mine spoils
3:40 - 4:00 Artem Golev Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ Tailings desulfurization for mined land rehabilitation
4:00 - 5:00 Bruce Kelly INAP Discussion and Conclusion