WATER IN MINING GLOBAL SUMMIT WORKSHOP
WATER MANAGEMENT IN LEGACY MINES - 25 APRIL 2022

Challenges in closure implementation: considerations for water stewardship and environmental management
Andrew Nelson, Superintendent Water and Environment, Energy Resources of Australia

Case study: Cobalt and Coleman Township, Ontario: Water management and monitoring challenges
Josée Brazeau, Project Manager Closure and Legacy, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd

Rehabilitating mine voids in Queensland to have a sustainable post-mining purpose
Jason Dunlop, Principal Technical Advisor, Office of the Queensland Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner

Golden Sunlight Mine:  A Case Study for Tailing Reprocessing as a Closure Strategy
Patrick Malone, SVP Reclamation and Closure, Barrick

 

WATER IN MINING GLOBAL SUMMIT, 26 APRIL 2022

REGULATION, REPORTING & STRATEGY

Reimagining and advancing the way mines manage water to ensure strategic resilience
Charles Dumaresq, Vice President, Science and Environmental Management, Mining Association Canada

Global best practice for water reporting, stewardship and regulation
Dawn Brock, Manager, ICMM

MANAGING WATER SCARCITY

Enhancing desalination processes to sustainably source water cost effectively
Patricio Mártiz, Director, ALADYR
Juan Miguel Pinto, President, ALADYR

Case Study: Water and salt management in gold mines in West Africa

James Murray, Industrial Utilities / Heavy Industry, Veolia HQ & Henri Joggand, Senior Technical Expert, Veolia HQ

Ensuring water security for mining operations
Hermien Oberholzer, Senior Principal Engineer Water and Infrastructure, Anglo American Platinum

STREAM A: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Case study: prioritizing water stewardship and sustainable water management
Shirley Neault, Environment & Systems Manager, Hudbay Minerals

Building a robust community engagement strategy to ensure water licensing approval
Jocelyn Fraser, Research Associate, University of British Columbia

Minimizing environmental water impacts and engaging with the local community to obtain project permits
Marielena Lucen, Professor of environmental engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peru


STREAM B: WATER QUALITY & TREATMENT

Demystifying microbial film engineering to improve acid mine drainage control in situ
Margarete Kalin-Seidenfaden, Research Director, Boojum Research

Investigating new innovations for water recovery and re-use
Vladimiros Papangelakis, Director, Institute for Water Innovation

Optimizing reverse osmosis units with difficult to treat waters
Naresh Kanderi, Technical Development Manager, Italmatch USA


Closing keynote: The role of water in mining by 2040

Blair Douglas, Global Practice Lead Hydrology and Water, BHP

 

WATER IN MINING GLOBAL SUMMIT, 27 APRIL

 

BUILDING CLIMATE RESILIENCE & REDUCING RISK

Delving into TSM and climate change standards
Charles Dumaresq, Vice President, Science and Environmental Management, Mining Association Canada
presenting on behalf of
Ben Chalmers, Senior Vice President - Mining Association Canada

Assessing water risks in mining – a new tool for using the WWF Water Risk Filter
Jacob Mai, Mining Engineering Technical Advisor, German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources

 

MANAGING WATER IN TAILINGS

Recovering water from the tailings process
Ingrid Oyarzún Olave, Head of Sustainability Innovation, BHP

Tailings in Peru
Silvia Alcira Jaramillo Moscoso, Mining Environmental Liability Remediation Projects Supervisor, Ministry of Energy and Mines

Reflecting a year on from the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management
Kristin Pouw, Global Environmental Director, Newmont
Andre Gagnon, Corporate Tailings Director, Lundin Mining

MANAGING WATER ABUNDANCY

Case study: Decreasing overall water consumption in Manitoba mine
Rachelle Angott, Environment Advisor, Vale
Jeffrey Lavergne, Chief Power Engineer, Vale

Managing a water balance in a tropical region with 4,000mm of rain per year
Carlos Hubner, TMF Operations and Water Balance Manager, FQML

Overcoming surface water flooding in open pit mines
Naseem Vahed, Senior Engineer Water Management, Anglo American Platinum

 

MITIGATING RISK THROUGH TECHNOLOGY & INOVATION

Real advances in water management require a re-think of the mineral processing flowsheet
Chris Braun, Process Manager – Tailings, FLSmidth

Discovering best practice for more efficient water management in the mining sector
Julio César Soriano Monzalvo, Subcoordinador, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua

Are mining companies doing enough to modernise and adopt new technologies in water management?
César Guzmán, Senior Specialist (Innovation, water management & liquid-solid separation processes), CODELCO