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Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock

Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock

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Published by Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology = Centre canadien de la technologie des minéraux et de l"énergie in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acid mine drainage -- Canada.,
  • Hydrology -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMetal mining and the environment bibliography (Olympia, WA)
    StatementKevin A. Morin ... [et al.]
    SeriesMEND report -- 1.11.1
    ContributionsMorin, Kevin Andrew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD"899"M5"M55"Report"1.11.1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20428176M

    Acid Rock Drainage Matthew Otwinowski Critical Review of Classes of Geochemical Computer Models Adaptable for Prediction of Acidic Drainage from Mine Waste Rock EH. Perkins, W.D. Gunter, H.W. Nesbitt. L.C. St-Arnaud Statistical Approach to Geochemical Assessment of Waste Rock CM. Pettit, M.K. Tai, J.L. Kirkaldy File Size: KB. PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF A TREATMENT SYSTEM TO REMEDIATE ACID ROCK DRAINAGE INTO JONATHAN RUN Jordan D. Smoke, M.S. University of Pittsburgh, Jonathan Run is a tributary of Beech Creek that is impacted with fill material containing acid rock and clay during the construction of I in Centre County, Pennsylvania. The acidic.


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- Critical Literature Review of Acid Drainage from Waste Rock () - Ap This review of existing information on acid-generating waste rock was based on searches of numerous computerized databases, several visual searches of libraries, and direct contacts with researchers, technical organizations, and mining companies.

A critical review of acid rock drainage prediction methods and practices. BucknamImproving management of potentially acid generating waste rock. Mine Water Environ., 29 (), pp. Google Scholar. Lotter, (User’s Manual, Literature Review, Application of MINEWALL to Three Minesites, and Programmer’s Notes and Cited by: Acid rock drainage (ARD) prediction is a very important issue in order to predict and prevent environmental pollution associated with mining activities.

Nowadays, simple tests are widely applied and established in the mining and consulting Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock book for ARD by: Accurate classification of the acid forming potential of waste rock is vital to ensure the appropriate management of potential environmental hazards associated with mining operations [1].

One potential hazard is the generation of acid rock drainage (ARD), which forms when iron-sulfide minerals (e.g., Author: Bernhard Dold. Morin KA, Gerencher E, Jones CE, and Konasewich DE () Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock.

Canadian Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology MEND/NEDEM report pp Google ScholarCited by: Current Approaches for Mitigating Acid Mine Drainage Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Reviews of environmental contamination and toxicology April with 4, Reads.

A literature review on acid mine drainage concluded that “no hard rock surface mines exist today that can demonstrate that acid mine drainage can be stopped once it occurs on a large scale.” Many hardrock mines across the western United States may require water treatment for hundreds to thousands of years, or “in perpetuity” as a result of acid mine drainage or metals leaching.

Replete with helpful appendices and an extensive list of web resources, Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage, and Acid Sulfate Soils is recommended for mining engineers and scientists, regulatory officials, environmental scientists, land developers, and students.

Chapter: Chapter 2 Literature Review and Current Practice and Techniques for Improved Surface Drainage. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

Visit to Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock book more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. By far the most common mine drainage problem is that of Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock book mine drainage (AMD).

Sulfuric acid is produced when water interacts with sulfur-bearing materials in the presence of oxygen and common bacteria [1]. The acidic water formed by this process can dissolve many metals in bioavailable forms, posing a threat to humans Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock book wildlife [2].

Failure to accurately predict acid rock drainage (ARD) leads to long-term impacts on ecosystems and human health, in addition to substantial financial consequences and reputational damage to operators. Currently, a range of chemical static and kinetic tests are used to evaluate the acid producing nature of materials, from which risk assessments are prepared and waste classification schemes.

Critical Literature Review of Acid Drainage from Waste Rock () Executive Summary: pdf: b: DBARD for Paradox: Developments in DBARD, the database for acid rock drainage: Executive Summary: pdf: MPN: Development of a Modified MPN Procedure to Enumerate Iron Oxidizing Bacteria () Executive Summary: pdf: b.

Acid Mine Drainage Overview Acid rock drainage (ARD) is produced by the oxidation of sulfide minerals, chiefly iron pyrite or iron disulfide (FeS2). This is a natural chemical reaction which can proceed when minerals are exposed to air and water.

Acidic drainage is found around the worldFile Size: KB. pH drainage (Price and Bellefontaine, ). Estimates of the projected costs for all forms of ARD cleanup in Canada are between $2 billion and $5 billion (Feasby and Tremblay.

Cost 1 Mitigation measures are required when there is a need to prevent metal leaching or acid rock drainage impacts to other resources. TheFile Size: KB. Proceedings of the 19th Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium in Dawson Creek, BC, The Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation A LITERATURE REVIEW OF CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS: A VIABLE TREATMENT SYSTEM FOR ACID MINE DRAINAGE C.

Attwater University of Northern British Columbia, P.O. Bag,Prince George, B.C., V2L 5P2 Author: C. Attwater. Environmental Geochemistry and Acid Rock Drainage Managing mine drainage water quality is a critical concern for all mining operations because discharges must typically meet stringent water quality standards set by local, regional and national governments.

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining This appendix is meant to provide a brief review of the literature with regard to environmental and social impacts from mining, as well as key regulatory issues.

sedimentation, acid drainage, and metals Size: 49KB. While these documents provide detailed information on how to characterise waste rock, there is not a great amount of guidance on how the placement of waste rock can be optimised to account for the results of the characterisation studies.

Gerencher, E, Jones, CE & Konasewich, DE‘Critical Literature Review of Acid Drainage from Waste Author: Steven Pearce, Shonny Lehane, Josh Pearce. Ir is the quality of drainage water from sulphitic rocks in the field rhut determines the actual or porential environmenral impact of acid rock drainage (ARD).

It determines Ihe need for, and success ox alternative control measures. Accurate estimufion and prediction of ARD is therefore a critical pre-requisite lo successful ARD control.

Acid rock drainage is formed by the natural oxidation of sulphide minerals, together with reactions of the base minerals in the rock, which are exposed to air and water.

Activities that involve the excavation of rock with sulphide minerals, such as mining, accelerate the process because such activities increase the exposure of sulphide minerals. Morin KA, Gerencher E, Jones CE and Konasewich DE () Critical literature review of acid drainage from waste rock.

MEND ReportCanada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology, pp Nichol C () Transient flow and transport in unsaturated heterogeneous media: field experiments in mine waste by: quality waste water for disposal. As the spectrum of harmful components vary from mine effluent to mine effluent, and defined discharge requirements by local environmental authorities become even more stringent, an in-depth review of water analysis data and operating conditions must be conducted to determine the appropriate mine water treatment.

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) relating to assessment of potential Acid and Metalliferous Drainage (AMD) from mining and mineral processing materials, including waste rock, tailings, low grade ore stockpiles and open pits. 2 Environmental Objectives Provide sufficient characterisation to enable assessment of whether the proposed miningFile Size: KB.

Acid Rock Drainage Matthew Otwinowski Critical Review of Classes of Geochemical Computer Models Adaptable for Prediction of Acidic Drainage from Mine Waste Rock E.H.

Perkins. W.D. Gunter, H.W. Nesbitt, L.C. St-Arnaud Statistical Approach to Geochemical Assessment of Waste Rock CM. Pettit, M.K. Tai, J.L. Kirkaldy File Size: KB. ADVANCES IN ACID ROCK DRAINAGE (ARD) CHARACTERISATION OF MINE WASTES1 Warwick A.

Stewart2, Stuart D. Miller, and Roger Smart Abstract. Research was carried out to improve acid rock drainage (ARD) prediction methodologies, focussing on resolving uncertainties in acid base accounting (ABA) methods. Advancements, their application, and interpretationFile Size: KB.

Environmental Assessment Guidelines – Acid and metalliferous drainage. NORTHERN TERRITORY. ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AUTHORITY.

4 Presence or absence of carbonates (minerals that consume or neutralise acid); and Presence of other potential contaminants, or potentially contaminating process chemicals. Acid mine drainage, acid and metalliferous drainage (AMD), or acid rock drainage (ARD) is the outflow of acidic water from metal mines or coal mines.

Acid rock drainage occurs naturally within some environments as part of the rock weathering process but is exacerbated by large-scale earth disturbances characteristic of mining and other large construction activities, usually within rocks. Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage Metal1 leaching and acid generation are naturally occurring processes which may have negative impacts on the receiving environment.

The environmental impact of ML/ARD will depend on their magnitude, the sensitivity of the receiving environment and the degree of neutralization, dilution and/or attenuation. Managing Acid and Metalliferous Drainage to minimise risks to human and environmental health represents one of the key challenges facing the mining industry.

Acid and Metalliferous Drainage affects most sectors of the mining industry, including coal, precious. Challenges Posed by Metal Leaching and Acid Rock Drainage at Closed Mines by William A. Price This paper discusses the prevention of adverse impacts from metal leaching and acid rock drainage (ML/ARD) produced by sulfide minerals and their by-products.

Remediation of these effects is the most costly and time-consuming project facing the mining. Acid drainage can be created in all phases of mining, Tidwell said, from construction to storing waste rock and tailings.

Twin Metals’ proposed mine site is next to Birch Lake and the Kawishiwi. "Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage and Acid Sulphate Soils is more than a textbook.

Illustrated with dozens of photographs, charts, tables and maps, the book is a compendium of 36 scientific papers written by various experts that cover these complex topics." (Resource World Magazine, 1 August ) show more.

Series: FAO Irrigation and Drainage PapersThe aim of this paper is to facilitate the planning and design of land drainage systems for sound land and water management for engineers and other professionals. The text of this publication provides guidelines for the appropriate identification of drainage problems, for the planning and design of.

Acid and Metalliferous Drainage Potential 6 Sampling and Analytical Program 6 Investigation Guidelines 7 Acid Rock Drainage Potential 7 Acid Base Accounting (ABA) 7 3 Physical Characterisation 9 Proposed Mine Planning 9 Mine Geology 9 Tapley Hill Formation 11 Brighton Limestone Literature Review waste mine rock sites to assess the potential threat of mining-related pollution (Banwart () provided a review of the extent of acid mine drainage in the United States and throughout the world and described techniques prevent acid drainage from occurring and treat acidic drainage before it enters a receiving.

Three samples of waste rock will be tested so that the dose of the agent required to prevent ARD can be correlated with the sulfide content (acid-forming potential) of waste rock.

Compared with available technologies, the agent may be a much more potent, less expensive, and more easily applied technology for controlling ARD. Provides the tools needed to analyze and solve acid drainage problems. Featuring contributions from leading experts in science and engineering, this book explores the complex biogeochemistry of acid mine drainage, rock drainage, and acid sulfate by: There are few published data on the characterization and assessment of potential environmental risk of tailings in the area under study.

Two papers should be mentioned, namely that of Sima et al. [] who characterized the Mialu and Ribita tailings impoundments located in the Certej and Crisul Alb floodplains and that of Friedel et al. [] about the influence of the Stefanca and Sesei Cited by: Chapter 12 - Acid and Metalliferous Drainage Acid and Metalliferous Drainage Introduction This chapter summarise information that is relevant to the broader understanding AMD at the Mt Todd mine site.

The focus is on AMD with regard to waste rock handling and disposal, either to the WRD, LGO or Size: KB. There are a large number of objectives in metal leaching and acid rock drainage (ML/ARD) work.

The overall objectives are to minimize the environmental risks and liability. This requires a prediction of the chemistry of mine drainage and the risk of unacceptable.

The integration of mineralogy and texture provides the opportunity pdf improved mine waste management strategies and acid rock drainage (ARD) rock material from an abandoned gold mine in northern Queensland, Australia, was subjected to column leach kinetic testing over a 30 week period.Once sites are contaminated with acid rock drainage, they can continue to pollute water sources download pdf many years.

While most of the recognized sites impacted by acid rock drainage in B.C. are associated with old mines, local road networks built with acid-generating rock also have the potential to impact the water quality of local streams.ebook industry. The main cause of acid mine drainage is the occurrence Of pyrite and sulphide minerals with ebook rock of coal seams.

During mining these sulphide minerals get exposed to air and mine water. then oxidation and hydrolysis results in the generation of acid mine drainage. The low pH value Of the discharge mine water results in the File Size: 5MB.