November Short Course on Heap Leach Design

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A comprehensive heap leach design short course has been announced as part of the opportunities at Heap Leach Solutions 2014. Led by an international team (Renzo Ayala, Jonathan Bray, Denys Parra, and Mark Smith), the course will be broken into 11 sections, giving attendees deep-level technical understanding across the range of issues that govern heap leach design, effectiveness, and cost control. ... »

InfoMine Update on Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014

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By Jack Caldwell – On 8 – 11 September 2014, InfoMine is hosting the first international conference on Geosynthetics Mining Solutions. Why a conference on geosynthetics in mining when there are other conferences on geosynthetics? Two reasons: first, because geosynthetics in mining have to solve problems not commonly encountered in civil construction; and, second, because almost half th... »

Zero-Leak Liners

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The dream of zero-leak liners has become a reality. While many geosynthetic containment systems have been installed and produced a zero-leak final product, this type of performance is not typical. In fact, a certain amount of leakage is expected and accounted for in proper geosynthetic designs. At Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014 (September 10 – 13, Vancouver), Glen W. Toepfer of CQA Solu... »

Early-Bird Rate EXTENDED to August 1 for Geosynthetics Mining Solutions

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UPDATE: The early-bird registration deadline for Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014, organized by InfoMine in partnership with SLR Consulting, has been extended to AUGUST 1. This international conference is the first mining conference specifically dedicated to the use of geosynthetics within mining. It will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 8 – 11 September 2014. VISIT THE EVENT WEBS... »

Geosynthetics Mining Solutions Opens Early Registration

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InfoMine’s Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014 will be held 8 – 11 September 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (www.geosyntheticssolutions.com). This event marks the first mining conference dedicated solely to utilization of geosynthetics in the sector, and it has attracted a strong group of speakers and sponsors. The organizers have announced the availability of a special early re... »

INSTALLATION: Gold Mine Heap Leach Pad

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By American Environmental Group – AEG began work on providing geosynthetic installation services for a heap leach pad expansion project for a gold mine in northern Nevada. The mine encompasses a total of approximately 61,389 acres. Operations at the mine involve open pit mining and run-of-mine heap leaching of oxide ore from nearby pits. Phase I of the new leach pad expansion, on which AEG w... »

Abstracts Extension: Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014

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The deadline for submission of abstracts to Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014 has been extended to March 17. Organized by Infomine, and in partnership with SLR Consulting, the event will be held 8 – 11 September 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. It will be the first conference and exhibition specifically devoted to geosynthetics in mining applications. Geosynthetics Mining Solutions (www.geosynth... »

Update: Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014

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VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – ConferenceMine, the conference division of InfoMine, is proud to announce the Geosynthetics Mining Solutions 2014 conference (www.geosyntheticssolutions.com), to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 8 to 11 September 2014. The conference website is live, and already an impressive list of geosynthetics authorities have agreed to deliver keynote addresses... »