Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 12/July/2021
8:30am
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9:10am
Opening Ceremony
Location: Main Room
9:10am
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10:00am
Morning Session Monday
Location: Main Room
Chair: Christian Wolkersdorfer
 

Overview of Metal & Coal Mines in Wales

Peter Brabham

Cardiff University, United Kingdom



New Developments in Tailings Dam Monitoring

Kym Lesley Morton

KLM Consulting Services, South Africa

10:00am
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10:10am
Health Break
10:10am
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12:15pm
Mine Drainage Chemistry
Location: Meeting Room 1
Chair: Christopher James Satterley
 
10:10am - 10:35am

Offscreen-Break Due to No-show or Last Minute Cancellation

IMWA 2021 Organizers

International Mine Water Association



10:35am - 11:00am

REE Enrichment Pattern in Acid Mine Drainage and Overburden from Coal Mine in Indonesia

Abie Badhurahman, Rudy Sayoga Gautama, Ginting Jalu Kusuma

Department of Mining Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia



11:00am - 11:25am

Natural Tracers For Mine Water Fingerprinting – A First Step To A Hydrogeochemical Monitoring Plan For Risk Assessment During Mine Water Rebound In The Ruhr District Area, Germany

Henning Jasnowski-Peters, Christian Melchers

Research Center of Post Mining, Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola - University, Bochum, Germany



11:25am - 11:50am

Simulation of Column Leach Tests using Reactive Transport Modelling

Yuan Tian1, Johan Fourie2, Brent Usher2

1: Golder Associates, Australia; 2: Klohn Crippen Berger , Australia



11:50am - 12:15pm

Application of Multivariate Statistical Analysis in Mine Water Hydrogeochemical Studies of the Outcropped Upper Carboniferous, Ruhr Area, Germany

Tuan Quang Tran1,2, Andre Banning1,3, Stefan Wohnlich1

1: Hydrogeology Department, Faculty of Geosciences, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany; 2: Hydrogeology Department, Faculty of Geosciences and Geoengineering, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam; 3: School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland

Mine Water Treatment
Location: Meeting Room 2
Chair: Devin Sapsford
 
10:10am - 10:35am

Steel Slag-Limestone Reactor with Resistance to Fe: Laboratory and Pilot Scale Evaluations of Mn Treatment Efficiency

Duk-Min Kim1,2, Youn-Soo Oh2,3, Hyun-Sung Park2, Dae-Gyu Im1, Woong-Lim Lim1, Hye-Rim Kwon1, Joon-Hak Lee2,4

1: Sangji University, Republic of Korea; 2: Korea Mine Reclamation Corporation (MIRECO), Republic of Korea; 3: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea University, Republic of Korea; 4: Department of Earth Resources and Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea



10:35am - 11:00am

Offscreen-Break Due to No-show or Last Minute Cancellation

IMWA 2021 Organizers

International Mine Water Association



11:00am - 11:25am

Magnetic Coagulation Technology For Coal Gasification Wastewater Treatment

Jianlei Gao1, Yan Liu1, Yixin Yan1, Wenhao Wang2

1: School of Ecology and Environment, Zhengzhou University 450001, Henan, China; 2: Zhengzhou University Design and Research Institute Co.Ltd., China



11:25am - 11:50am

Final Treatment Trials On Cwm Rheidol - Ystumtuen Mines Discharges, Wales, Using Sono-electrochemistry (Electrolysis With Assisted Power Ultrasound)

Peter Clive Stanley1, Chris Bullen2

1: Natural Resources Wales, United Kingdom; 2: Power & Water



11:50am - 12:15pm

Scale-up of Electrochemical Units for Mining Waters Treatment

Maria Mamelkina, Ritva Tuunila, Antti Häkkinen

LUT University, Finland

Waste Rock
Location: Meeting Room 3
Chair: Trystan James
 
10:10am - 10:35am

Effects of pH on arsenic mineralogy and stability in Poldice Valley, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Julian Tang1, Eric Oelkers2, Julien Declercq1, Rob Bowell1

1: SRK Consulting, 17 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH, UK; 2: University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK



10:35am - 11:00am

Mobilization Of Environmentally Hazardous Elements Dressing Tailings Of Loparite Ores Under Atmospheric Precipitation

Eugenia Krasavtseva1,2, Dmitry Makarov1, Vladimir Masloboev1, Victoria Maksimova1,2, Anton Svetlov1

1: Institute of the industrial ecology problems of the North, Kola Science Center RAS, Russian Federation; 2: Laboratory of Nature-Inspired Technologies and Environmental Safety of the Arctic of the Federal Research Centre “Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences”



11:00am - 11:25am

Variability in Mine Waste Mineralogy and Water Environment Risks: a Case Study on the River Almond Catchment, Scotland.

Simon Haunch1, Alan MacDonald2, Christopher McDermott3

1: Scottish Environment Protection Agency, 231 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh; 2: British Geological Survey, Research Avenue South, Edinburgh; 3: School of Geoscience, Grant Institute, James Hutton Road, Edinburgh



11:25am - 11:50am

🎓 Assessing Heavy Elements In Tailings Water Around A Uranium Mine In Namibia

Vera Uushona1,2, Manny Mathuthu1

1: North-West University (Mafikeng), South Africa; 2: National Radiation Protection Authority of Namibia, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Harvey Street, Namibia



11:50am - 12:15pm

The Use of Industrial Alkaline Wastes to Neutralise Acid Drain Water from Waste Rock Piles

Nikolay Maksimovich, Vadim Khmurchik, Olga Meshcheriakova, Artem Demenev, Olga Berezina

Natural Science Institute of Perm State University, Russian Federation

12:15pm
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1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
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3:30pm
Mine Drainage Chemistry
Location: Meeting Room 1
Chair: Peter Clive Stanley
 
1:00pm - 1:25pm

Design, Operation, and Preliminary Findings from a Field Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) Study at the Bagdad Copper Mine in Arizona

Madhumitha Raghav1, Jessica Szaro1, Trika Graham2, Brent Callen2

1: Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.; 2: Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad, Inc.



1:25pm - 1:50pm

Trace Element (As, F, U) Contamination and Hydrogeochemistry in the Vicinity of a Mexican Ore Mine

Andre Banning1,2, Desiree Schwertfeger1, Sócrates Alonso Torres3, Antonio Cardona Benavides4

1: Hydrogeology Department, Faculty of Geosciences, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany; 2: School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland; 3: Postgraduate Program in Minerals Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico; 4: Earth Sciences Department, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico



1:50pm - 2:15pm

Effect of Mining to Water Quality in Chua and Revué Rivers, Mozambique

Clemencio Nhantumbo1, Estevao Pondja1, Dinis Juizo1, Antonio Cumbane1, Nelson Matsinhe1, Bruno Paqueleque1, Miguel Uamusse1, Gretchen Gettel2, Mário Franca2,3, Paolo Paron2

1: Univerisidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique; 2: IHE-Delft Institute for Water Education; 3: Delft University of Technology



2:15pm - 2:40pm

Efficacies of Pervious Concrete and Zero-valent iron as Reactive Media for Treating Acid Mine Drainage

Ayanda Nomaswazi Shabalala

University of Mpumalanga, South Africa



2:40pm - 3:05pm

🎓 Prediction Of Water Quality Parameters Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Multispectral Imagery In Acidic Water Bodies In The Iberian Pyrite Belt (Tharsis, SW Spain)

Melisa Alejandra Isgró1,2, María Dolores Basallote1, Luis Barbero2

1: Department of Earth Sciences, Research Center on Natural Resources, Health and the Environment (RENSMA), University of Huelva, Campus El Carmen s/n, 21071 Huelva, Spain; 2: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cádiz, Campus Universitario de Puerto Real, 11510 Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain

Mine Water Treatment & Benefits Enhancement
Location: Meeting Room 2
Chair: Rhys John Savage
 
1:00pm - 1:25pm

Process For The Subsoil Treatment Of Acidified Groundwater Through Microbial Sulfate Reduction

Ralph Schöpke1, Manja Walko2, Konrad Thürmer3

1: Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany; 2: Lausitzer und Mitteldeutsche Bergbau-Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH; 3: Institut für Wasserwirtschaft, Siedlungswasserbau und Ökologie (IWSÖ GmbH)



1:25pm - 1:50pm

Solvent Extraction To Recover Copper From Extreme Acid Mine Drainage

Amir Nobahar1,2, Alemu Melka1,2, Jorge Carlier1, Maria Clara Costa1,2

1: Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), University of the Algarve, Gambelas Campus, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal; 2: Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of the Algarve, Gambelas Campus, 8005 139 Faro, Portugal



1:50pm - 2:15pm

Enhancing Biological Nitrogen Removal from Mine Site Water in Cold Climate

Piia Juholin1, Kirsi-Marja Haanpää1, Elena Torresi2, Fernando Morgan-Sagastume2

1: AFRY Finland Oy; 2: AnoxKaldnes - Veolia Water Technologies AB



2:15pm - 2:40pm

Innovative Adaptation of Mining Hydrogeology Practices during a Pandemic

Sofia Nazaruk, Grace Yungwirth, Jessica Nicholls, Gareth Digges La Touche

Golder Associates (UK) Limited



2:40pm - 3:05pm

Employment Of A Double Continuum Model To Characterize Groundwater Flow In Underground Post-Mining Setups: Case Study Of The Ibbenbüren Westfield

Diego Bedoya-Gonzalez1,2, Timo Kessler2, Maria-Theresia Schafmeister2

1: Department of Geography and Geology, University of Salzburg, Austria; 2: Institute for Geography and Geology, University of Greifswald, Germany

Waste Rock
Location: Meeting Room 3
Chair: Andrew Barnes
 
1:25pm - 1:50pm

The Relationships Between Negative Pore-water Potential, Water Content, Relative Humidity and Sulfide Oxidation in Waste Rock -- a Case Study

Eben Dy1, Kidus Tufa1, Elizabeth Fisher1, Zhong-Sheng {Simon} Liu1, Kevin Morin2, Michael O'Kane3, Tim O'Hearn4, Cheng Huang1, Qu Wei1

1: National Research Council Canada; 2: Minesite Drainage Assessment Group; 3: O’Kane Conultants Inc.; 4: Bureau Veritas



1:50pm - 2:15pm

Numerical Modelling of Transient Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport at the Myra Falls Mine Site

Mahmoud Hussein1, Paul Ferguson1, Christoph Wels1, Nicole Pesonen2

1: Robertson GeoConsultants Inc. (RGC), Canada; 2: Nyrstar Myra Falls, Campbell River, Canada



2:15pm - 2:40pm

Quantification of Environmental Risk of U and Th in Witwatersrand Gold-Mine Tailings, South Africa

Robert Neill Hansen

Univeristy of the Free State, South Africa



2:40pm - 3:05pm

A Multicomponent Reactive Transport Modeling Toolbox for Prediction of Drainage Quality from Mine Waste Facilities

Muhammad Muniruzzaman1, Teemu Karlsson2, Päivi M. Kauppila2

1: Water Management Solutions, Geological Survey of Finland, Finland; 2: Circular Economy Solutions, Geological Survey of Finland, Finland

5:00pm
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6:30pm
General IMWA Assembly
Chair: Christian Wolkersdorfer
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