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Visit us Now! We’re at the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference 2021.

Published: November 8, 2021

This upcoming weekend, November 7-10, Rice is to be an exhibitor for the 2021 Tailings and Mine Waste Conference hosted by the U of A Geotechnical Centre.  This year’s event is at the Fairmont Banff Springs, and we have an Earth Science booth set up showcasing our best and newest products and services.

Conference participants will have opportunities to present ideas, learn of new developments and technologies, make professional contacts and discuss issues related to the impact of mine wastes on the environment.  There are a variety of technical sessions conducted by industry experts, on topics including:

  • Tailings and Mine Waste Management
  • Mine Closure and Rehabilitation
  • Social-political perspectives
  • Sustainability
  • Toxicology
  • Public/community issues

Special Plenary Sessions with Enhancements in Advanced Geotechnique for Tailings Dam Design – with guest speakers: Bryan Watts, Peter Robertson, Dr. David Williams & Dirk van Zyl.

The Tailings & Mine Waste Conference Committee has announced the Tailings & Mine Waste 2021 Virtual Forest. The virtual delegates will get a chance to pick a tree that will then be planted in a designated area in Edmonton, Alberta. Forest Farmer will plane and care for the tree in the delegates name in order to restore the habitat. This is a way to give back to the community.

It is exciting to be getting slowly and safely back to in person events. We appreciate seeing the people that make up this community and showcasing how we can serve the betterment of all.

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