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Tailings site investigation and remediation planning at Well, British Columbia

Rescan Environmental Services Ltd.

Tailings site investigation and remediation planning at Well, British Columbia

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Published by Rescan Environmental Services Ltd. in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English


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Statementsubmitted by Rescan Environmental Services Ltd.
SeriesAQUAMIN collecton -- Study no. 182.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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is an employee-owned consulting firm specializing in geotechnical and environmental engineering for the mining industry. Our firm consists of a small team of specialty consultants with expert knowledge in Tailings site investigation and remediation planning at Well engineering, hydrogeology and geochemistry and their application to mining.

Basin Mining Area OU6 (Bullion Mine), Final Volume 1: Focused Remedial Investigation & Tailings site investigation and remediation planning at Well Mining Area OU6 (Bullion Mine), Final Volume 2: Focused Feasibility EPA reports detail the focused remedial investigation (RI) and draft feasibility study (FS) that were performed on Operable Unit 6 at the Bullion Mine site, which is located within the Basin Mining Area.

During this period he completed many large site investigation and construction projects in the Yukon and British Columbia, Nevada, USA, the Republic of the Philippines, Australia and Argentina. Crozier now specializes in contaminant hydrogeology, numerical groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling and the assessment and.

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The Mount Polley Mine, located in south-central British Columbia, 56 km northeast of Williams Lake near Likely, BC is an open-pit and underground copper and gold mine. On 4 Augustthe failure of a glacial lacustrine layer beneath the Perimeter Embankment of the Tailings Storage Facility (TSF; “the breach”) resulted in the.

British Columbia 0–30 0–11 Not reported Mittal and Morgenstern () Sarcheshmeh, Iran 26–39 4–12 – Present study Table 2 Dry density and specific gravity of copper tailings. Failure of tailings dams can occur due to liquefaction of saturated and loosely deposited silt and sand sized tailings under both seismic and static conditions.

The consequences in terms of loss of lives and property are severe. As tailings possess soil-like structure and grain size distribution, it is possible to use ground improvement measures typically used for soils to improve the.

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Christopher Alger, PG CHG, CEG, is a Principal Engineering Geologist at Terraphase and brings over 35 years of scientific investigation, design and consulting experience in a multidisciplinary problem-solving practice that spans contaminant hydrogeology and site remediation to geotechnical engineering for landslide and slope failure studies.

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Oil sands tailings ponds are engineered dam and dyke systems used to capture oil sand sand tailings contain a mixture of salts, suspended solids and other dissolvable chemical compounds such as acids, benzene, hydrocarbons residual bitumen, fine silts and water.

Large volumes of tailings are a byproduct of bitumen extraction from the oil sands and. tailings, mine rock and heap leach management and is a Professor of Mining Engineering at the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He has more than publications to his credit; these include papers and book chapters.

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The first treatise on mining and extractive metallurgy, published by Georgius Agricola inwas also the first to highlight the destructive environmental side effects of mining and metals extraction, namely dead fish and poisoned water.

These effects, unfortunately, are still with us. Sincemining methods, knowledge of metal extraction, and chemical and Author: Margarete Kalin, William N. Wheeler, Michael P. Sudbury, Bryn Harris. A Legacy Lecture Outstanding Contributions to British Columbia By Eight Geotechnical Engineers Bryan D.

Watts Canadian Geotechnical Conference, I am going to talk briefly about the contributions of eight well-known engineers from British Columbia. Traditional disposal of oil sands fine tailings has been a challenge to the industry, and developing new disposal technologies, such as surface deposition, poses alternative challenges.

Unsaturated surface deposits of paraffinic froth treatment (TSRU) tailings have the potential to generate acid rock drainage (ARD). To develop environmentally-sound prevention measures to mitigate this Author: Courtney Dean. Appropriate investments made by the owner at this stage will allow well-planned and targeted ground investigations to be completed.

To maximise the risk-adjusted return on investment, it’s best if the ground investigation is phased. Initial phases should focus on the more significant risks identified in desk studies. This discussion is based on principles developed by the British Columbia Forest Service (BC Forest Service) and the U.S.

Department of Energy (DOE ). Page Share Cite Suggested Citation: "8 Remediation Objectives and Approaches.". British Columbia’s chief mining regulator refuses to move compliance and enforcement to a separate agency, despite three reports that say design issues contributed to the massive Mount Polley.

MINING. This page primarily focuses on metallurgical mining, though many of the terms, processes, and concepts are the same within the non-metallurgical extraction industry. These other industry sectors include gas and oil production, non-metallic mining, and aggregate production.

Mining: Water, Power, Rocks, Environment, Society and Labor. A tailings site selection report was developed in conjunction with the EIS (see Appendix K, Tailings Site Selection Report). Other elements of the act include requirements for securing financial assurance for remediation purposes, additional inspections, waste rock plans for new proposals, and tailings impoundment design guidelines.

Elements present in natural materials at concentrations. The partial water cover method is well suited for operations where two types of tailings are being generated: the high sulphur concentrate produced by desulphurization (see Section ) that is stored at depth and the non-acid generating tailings that are used as cover above the level of the pond (Sjoberg-Dobchuk et al., ).

Abstract: Public concern over safety of tailings dam facilities is growing as recent tailings dam failures in British Columbia (Canada), inBuenavista del Cobre, Sonora (Mexico) in and Bento Rodrigues (Brazil) inhave resulted a significant impact to people and the environment.

Breaching of tailings dams often results in the sudden release of water and. In the fall of MiningWatch Canada initiated a private prosecution under the Fisheries Act against the British Columbia government and Mount Polley mine as a result of the collapse of the Mount Polley tailings dam in The failure of the dam resulted in 25 million cubic metres of washwater and mine waste being released downstream into Hazelton Creek, Polley Lake and.

The other committee members are Dr. Dirk Van Zyl, a Professor at the University of British Columbia, Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, and Steven Vick, a consulting engineer from Colorado who has literally written the book on the planning, design and analysis of tailings dams.

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Coastech Research Inc. Investigation of pre- diction techniques for acid mine drainage. DSS File No. 30SQ Origin and fate of Vanadium in the Hazeltine Creek Catchment following the Mount Polley mine tailings spill, British Columbia, Canada.

Environmental Science and Technology Full text. Filippelli G, Colwell R, Anenberg SC, Balbus JM, Ceccarelli D, Hudson‐Edwards K, Jutla A, Miao C, Sandifer PA, Vengosh A, et al (). Growing social awareness of the need to adequately treat mining waste in order to protect the environment has led to an increase in the research in this field.

The aim of this study was to analyze the dynamics of the research focused on mining waste and its sustainable management on a worldwide scale from to A systematic review and a bibliometric analysis of Cited by:. This book presents a comprehensive approach to address the need to improve the design of tailings dams, their management and the regulation of tailings management facilities to reduce, and eventually eliminate, the risk of such facilities failing.

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