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Acid Rock Drainage: Prediction and Treatment

Various authors
Published by Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
- 2012
Video length: 4.5 hours
4.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH)

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  • Members: $210.00 USD
  • Students: $175.00 USD
  • Non-members: $245.00 USD
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This video course presents a technical foundation of acid rock drainage related to permitting new mines, and remediation of Abandoned Mine Land. This course is presented in news-anchor style with a combination of live presentations and video presentations.

Presenters and their employment at the time of filming:
Dave Williams - Geologist, Butte Montana
Virginia McLemore - Senior Economic Geologist, NM Institute of Mining & Technology
Harry Posey - Economic Geologist/Isotope Geochemist, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Bob Broshears -- Water Quality Specialist, USGS Surface-water quality and flow Modeling Interest Group
Charles Bucknam - Analytical Development, Newmont Metallurgical Services
Kim Lapakko - Principal Engineer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Nick Rieger - Surface Protection Specialist, Washington DC
Joe Griffin - Consultant, Harding ESE
Jim Gusak - Senior Project Manager, Knight Piesold & Co.

Topics include:
Geology and the Natural Environment
Geochemistry of Mine Waste
Sampling & Monitoring
Drainage Quality Prediction
Mitigation & Cleanup

The audio is low and headphones are highly recommended. Additionally, there is a video flaw around 55 minutes. Also, a workbook is mentioned, however no workbook is included with this course.

Technical Requirements
  • Internet Explorer browsers 8.0 or later
  • Windows 7, XP, 2003, and 2000 operating systems
  • 1024x768 display settings
  • Flash Player v10.xx or later

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