Event Date/Time: Oct 19, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 23, 2009
Registration Date: Oct 19, 2009
Early Registration Date: Sep 10, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 20, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jul 01, 2009
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Description

TECHNICAL THEMES:
* Environmental best practice guidelines
* Mine closure
* Mine water treatment – active and passive
* Management of brines and sludges
* Integrated water resources management
* Geochemistry and impact prediction
* Management and rehabilitation of mine residues
* Water management issues in open pit mining
* Water management issues in underground mining
* Management of radioactivity in mine water
* Energy efficiency in mine water management

STUDENT AWARD
The WISA Mine Division will be awarding a cash prize of R15 000 to the best technical paper written by a bona fide student. Students from around the world are invited to submit papers.

The conference will feature pre-conference specialist training workshops, plenary and parallel technical sessions, cocktail reception, gala dinner, companions’ programme, poster displays and post-conference excursions.

Venue

Additional Information

Pre-conference workshops on: * Decision support system for metalliferous tailings disposal systems developed by the WRC * The Global Acid Rock Drainage (GARD) Guideline * Best practice guidelines for water resource protection * Innovative solutions for handling of brines and sludges