Posts Tagged ‘conference’
Mine Water Solutions in Extreme Environments: The Chilean court kicks off Pascua Lama and the Conference with gusto.
Posted in About the news, consulting, Global Warming, Gold, Investing & Finance, Latin America, Law (Mining), Peru, tagged Barrick, Chile, conference, court, lima, mine water solutions, pascua lama on April 15, 2013 | 2 Comments »
Another day of webcasts on mining and yet another long argument over the future of mining. We opined in the webcast that filter-pressed tailings is the only way to go with the future of tailings: if a mine cannot afford the costs, they should not begin, for they will not be able to end. Unless they can afford an embankment dam of compacted, durable rock and closure to a site that becomes a place where the rich may recreate like at Cannon Mine that is now a riding stable for the rich. (more…)
Today it rained in Santiago, Chile. And it turned cold. There were hawkers selling umbrellas at the entrance and exit of the metro stations that I use on the way to the office. They were shouting paraguas and doing a brisk business selling to drenched commuters. In Vancouver this would hardly qualify as rain, but here after many, long dry days, this is rain to be celebrated and enjoyed with a new paraguas. (more…)
Posted in consulting, People, Tailings, tagged amec, conference, edumine, geoff blight, kimberly morrison, michael davies, steve vick, Tailings, Tailings and Mine Waste, Teck, todd martin on April 25, 2012 | 1 Comment »
With the new year growing old, our thoughts turn to the conferences of 2012. And the technical papers we may write and present. I am reminded of this by today’s email on the soon to be first meeting to set about organizing Tailings and Mine Waste 2012. So soon, so soon after the last conference? (more…)
A brief note from the Conference Secretariat of the recent conference on Tailings and Mine Waste 2011:
We are pleased to notify you that many of the presentations from the Tailings and Mine Waste ’11 conference are available online through the InfoMine Library. Please note: only those presentations with permission from the authors have been made available (look for “Presentation” in parenthesis)
We are also delighted to share the results from the facilitated discussions, led by SRK Corporate Consultant, Daryl Hockley. Please click here to see the results of this dynamic set of discussions.
Finally, InfoMine is pleased to present the Tailings and Mine Waste Continuous Conferences portal which is now active here. The purpose of the Continuous Conference is to enhance the exchange of information between practitioners in the field through papers, notes and a discussion forum.