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Getting it right to start with: water quality risk management by building better mine rock stockpiles
August 4, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Presented by Tyler Birkham: One of the most contentious persistent issues with respect to closure is water quality including metal leaching and acid rock drainage. This presentation discusses opportunities to change the approach to the construction of mine rock stockpiles as a method for long term management of metal leaching and acid rock drainage risk.

Attendees can expect to learn:

Water quality risk can be managed through construction of mine rock stockpiles

Construction methods can help quantify the value of progressive remediation

Newly published resources available

Tyler Birkham is Senior Technical Advisor, Okane Consultants. His career as a mining consultant has provided multiple opportunities to engage and present to industry professionals in workshop and conference settings, with a focus on bringing innovative ideas to real-world mining issues.  Tyler enjoys engaging with colleagues on big picture ideas and bringing clarity on how these ideas translate to mine planning and environmental solutions. 


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