MINE WATER SOLUTIONS - First International Conference on Mine Water Solutions in Extreme Environments

  • Dates:
    Apr 15 - 17, 2013
  • Location:
    Marriott Hotel, Lima, Peru
  • Event Type:
    Conference

Organized By

Infomine, Canada

Contact Information

Olga Cherepanova
Conference Manager
580 Hornby Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B6 Canada
1 604 6832037
ocherepanova@infomine.com
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Abstracts accepted until 2 July!

CONFERENCE THEMES:

Water Management in Extremely Wet Areas

Precipitation & prediction of flooding and the influence of climate change

Diversion design, erosion management & control during extreme events

Waste disposal challenges & control of impacted water

Water storage & treatment

Mine closure

Laws & regulations

 

Water Management in Extremely Dry Areas

Water sources preservation & alternate water supply strategies

Tailings management to minimize water losses & closure to preserve groundwater

Managing salts accumulation & dust

Laws & regulations

Water desalination

Water reuse

 

Water Management in Extremely Cold Areas

(Periglacial & Permafrost)

Seasonal frost effects

Permafrost characterization, hydrology and water yields

Cold regions operating conditions & management practices

Cold regions mine site hydrology and hydraulic issues (e.g. ice blockage)

Dam design in cold regions and permafrost

Climate change design criteria and permafrost impacts

Mine waste closure in cold environments

 

Complex Hydrogeological Settings

(Karst & fracture flow)

Advances in investigation techniques

Karst hydrochemistry                                                                                                                                                               

Mine & quarry dewatering

Modeling of karstic aquifers

Engineered measures to reduce seepage and piping of tailings 

 

Challenging Geochemical Conditions

Investigation, testing & predicting water quality for water management

Geochemical control measures for underground and open pit mines, mine waste & tailings deposits

Water treatment for impacted water

Contaminant transfer modeling

 

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Abstracts accepted until 2 July!

CONFERENCE THEMES:

Water Management in Extremely Wet Areas

Precipitation & prediction of flooding and the influence of climate change

Diversion design, erosion management & control during extreme events

Waste disposal challenges & control of impacted water

Water storage & treatment

Mine closure

Laws & regulations

 

Water Management in Extremely Dry Areas

Water sources preservation & alternate water supply strategies

Tailings management to minimize water losses & closure to preserve groundwater

Managing salts accumulation & dust

Laws & regulations

Water desalination

Water reuse

 

Water Management in Extremely Cold Areas

(Periglacial & Permafrost)

Seasonal frost effects

Permafrost characterization, hydrology and water yields

Cold regions operating conditions & management practices

Cold regions mine site hydrology and hydraulic issues (e.g. ice blockage)

Dam design in cold regions and permafrost

Climate change design criteria and permafrost impacts

Mine waste closure in cold environments

 

Complex Hydrogeological Settings

(Karst & fracture flow)

Advances in investigation techniques

Karst hydrochemistry                                                                                                                                                               

Mine & quarry dewatering

Modeling of karstic aquifers

Engineered measures to reduce seepage and piping of tailings 

 

Challenging Geochemical Conditions

Investigation, testing & predicting water quality for water management

Geochemical control measures for underground and open pit mines, mine waste & tailings deposits

Water treatment for impacted water

Contaminant transfer modeling