41st British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Williams Lake, BC. September 17 – 20, 2018

Robert Darmody 0 88

The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) invites papers for oral presentation that address a wide range of reclamation issues from planning to closure. 

Please e-mail abstracts (approximately 300 words) by April 6th, 2018 to:

Jaimie Dickson, Highland Valley Copper Mine

e-mail:  Jaimie.Dickson@teck.com

Final papers are due by June 15th, 2018.

Lappeenranta University of Technology and IMWA Mine Water Short Course

From Ground Water to Acid Mine Water

Robert Darmody 0 190

Lappeenranta University of Technology and IMWA are giving a Mine Water Short Course (“From Ground Water to Acid Mine Water”) between April 24th and 27th 2018 in Mikkeli, Finland. This Short Course will focus on general mining aspects, which help to understand the formation of mine water. It will cover key aspects of mine water geochemistry and the management as well as treatment of polluted mine water. The lecturer will be Prof Dr habil Christian Wolkersdorfer, SARChI Chair in Acid Mine Water Treatment and Finnish Distinguished Professor for Mine Water Management (you can find details about the course on the website).

The first three days are directed to theoretical issues and the fourth day will intoduce you to mine water flow measurements with the salt dilution method.

Regular registration fees are 850 € for the four days. Discounts for IMWA / FBW members (650 €) and registered students (300 € / 250 €) are available (Registration includes course material and coffee/tea breaks. Lunch not included).