|Date||10 November 2020|
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Mine Impacted Water Prelim Prog-19102020.pdf
The conference will be spread over 3 weeks in November 2020,
with 2 sessions per week and 3-4 presentations per session.
At this point in time, the event is planned as a hybrid conference with international participation, which will allow for contact and online attendance and presentation. We are still in Stage 1 Lock down in South Africa as a result of COVID-19. We will monitor the situation, and if it appears that the effects of the pandemic are still such as to pose a threat to the health and safety of delegates, or restrictions are lifted to allow for more contact participation and international travel, the event delivery method will be adjusted accordingly.
Please submit your abstracts and papers as these will be peer reviewed and published for all contact and hybrid/online conferences.
The University of the Witwatersrand through the DSI/NRF SARChI research chair in Hydrometallurgy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Mintek and the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) will be hosting a conference on mine impacted water including acid mine drainage (AMD). With a theme of “From research to implementation: considering mine impacted water as a resource”, the conference which will run over a period of three weeks in the month of November this year, will provide excellent opportunities for industry, researchers and other stakeholders from across the globe to share unbiased expertise and advocacy with respect to the legacy and sustainable solutions related to mining and mine impacted water. The workshop, with its extensive program will also offer notable keynote speakers, student sessions and panel discussions, all with the purpose of giving a unique view into novel solutions and industry progression on the issue of mine impacted water.
Company: Isle Utilities
Designation: Senior Technology Specialist
Jo is an environmental scientist with around 20 years’ experience in the water, environment and wastewater sectors. She has proven experience in research and development of new technologies in the UK and internationally.
Her research at the academic / industrial interface has been recognised through nine international awards (from organisations such as the Royal Academy of Engineers, Society of Chemical Industry and Institute of Chemical Engineers, and the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Medal, at Rhodes University). Her work has involved academic, public sector and private sector partners. Jo was the 2014-2016 chair of the board of the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) and remains a director of the company. She is the previous chair of the WISA Mine Water Division, and was a Fellow of the International Water Association (IWA) in 2012-2017. She is a Member of the Royal Society (RSSAf), and the founding president of the IWA / WISA South African Young Water Professionals, an organisation which now numbers its members in the thousands. Jo is an editor for the journals npj Clean Water (Nature Partner Journals), Water Science and Technology: Water Supply (IWA Publishing) and Environmental Technology Reviews (Taylor & Francis).
The conference will include a student session where postgraduate students working on mine impacted water related projects will be given an opportunity to present their research projects. Students are requested to indicate during the submission that their abstract is for the student session. The best student presentation will be offered an award.
Participants will be invited to take part in any of the panel discussions listed below during the dedicated panel discussion sessions. Note that there is no limit to the number of discussion sessions one can attend.
The conference will be of value to:
Abstracts should not be more than 400 words.
High quality and impactful presentations will be invited to submit papers for publication in the Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy special edition for Mine Impacted Water: From Waste to Resource.
Structural and environmental properties of coal combustion products for cemented paste backfill applications
C. Pardesi1, C. Sheridan,1 and J. Burgess2, 1The University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and 2Isle Utilities, United Kingdom
Treatment of iron-rich acid mine water for the recovery of drinking water, pigment and Na2SO4
L. Letjiane, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Recovery of Na2SO4 from leachate through cooling and freeze crystallization
M. Ramothole, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Are pitlakes an environmentally sustainable closure option for south african coal mines
A. Johnstone, GCS, South Africa
Sulphate removal technologies for the treatment of mine impacted water
M. van Rooyen and P.J. van Staden, Mintek, South Africa
Beneficiation of recycled process water at DRDGOLD’s ERGO Plant and evaluating its effect on gold recovery
A. Narain, The University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Carbonation as a potential method for liquid mine waste beneficiation
T. Grewar and D. Shai, Mintek, South Africa
Ashes for AMD remediation with value added resource recovery
K.K. Kefeni and B.B. Mamba, University of South Africa, South Africa
TBC, Fasken, South Africa
Waste treatment and disposal of mine impacted waste waters from an AngloGold Ashanti Gold Mine
S. Hareeparsad P. Wille, and C. Mutambanengwe Golder , AngloGold Ashanti, South Africa
Acid mine drainage prediction – the role of mineralogy
D. Chetty, O. Bazkho, V. Govender, and S. Ramatsoma, Mintek, South Africa
Recovery of Rare Earth Elements (REE) from Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) passive treatment systems – A review
G. Dube, V.R.K. Vadapalli, and M. Malatji, Council for Geoscience, South Africa
Should irrigation with mine-impacted water be considered part of the long-term strategy to manage acid mine drainage in the Witwatersrand Goldfields?
J.G. Annandale, H.M. du Plessis, P.D. Tanner, S.N. Heuer University of Pretoria, South Africa
Best practice guidelines for irrigation with mine-impacted waters
S.N. Heuer, J.G. Annandale, and P.D. Tanner, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Guidance for attaining regulatory approval of irrigatio as a large scale, sustainable use of mine water
G. Pocock and L. Coetzee, Waterlab (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
Economic evaluation of the recovery of poly-aluminoferric sulphate coagulant from acid mine drainage
B. Mwewa, S. Ndlovu, and G. Simate , University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Mine-impacted water: from waste to resource
A.N.C. Clay, S. Joubert and N.N. Moeketsi, EY Minvest, South Africa
Efficient mine water conservation and demand management: An overview as per guidelines
G.R. Pretorius, OMI Solutions, South Africa
The application of coal discards for acid mine drainage neutralization
S. Mxinwa1, E.D. Deenanath1, S.W. Robertson1, S. Ndlovu2 and P. Basson1 1Mintek and 2University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Acid mine drainage (AMD) contamination at Odagbo Coal Mine in Kgogi state, Nigeria: A proposal for extensive prediction and remediation approach (EPRA)
T.I. Ojonimi1, O.I. Cornelius2, T.P. Chanda3, 1University of Jos, Nigeria, 2University of Bristol, United Kingdom and 3The Copper Belt University, Zambia
Groundwater impact from an underground coal gasification geo-reactor
L. Mokhahlane, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Assessment of mine water contamination and evaluation of retention mechanisms of inorganic contaminants in a natual wetland system: A case study in Mpumalanga Emalahleni abondoned coal mine site
K.P. Makhado1, M.W. Gitari1, R. Mudzielwana1, O.U. Izevbekhai1, R. Thobakgale1, A. Shumba, G.M. Dube2 1University of Venda, 2Council for Geoscience, South Africa
Mapping of hazardous mine waste using multispectral remote sensing technology: A case study of Brumadinho dam failure, Brazil
I. Atif, F.T. Cawood, and M.A. Mahboob, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Waste to resource related opportunities through high-sulphur coal discards accelerated bioleaching
M. Gcayiya, J.R. Amaral Filho, A. Kotsiopoulos, M. Smart, S.T.L. Harrison, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Effect of selected ions on flotation performance
M. Ngaua, M. Manonoa, K. Corin, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Synthesis of nanosized rare earth oxide particles from purified acid mine drainage solution using ultrasonic spray pyrolysis method
G. Alkan1, S. Stopic2, C. Dittrich3, G.S. Simate4, S Ndlovu4, B. Friedrich2,
1DLR, Cologne, Germany, former IME2, 2RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 3MEAB Chemie Technik GmbH, Aachen and 4University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Stability of solid residue after integral treatment of acid mine drainage
N. Petronijević1, D.R. Ivšić2, S. Stanković3, M. Sokić1, Ž. Kamberović4, A. Onjia4, and Z. Striković5
1Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Mineral Raw Materials, Serbia, 2University of Belgrade, Serbia, 3Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Deutschland, 4University of Belgrade, Serbia and 5PUC Belgrade Waterworks and Sewerage, Serbia