See our Full Schedule of Presenters at Tailings & Mine Waste 2019

November 7, 2019

Hear from our team of experts and come chat with us at our booth


Stantec is a proud sponsor of this year’s Tailings and Mine Waste Conference! If you’ll be joining us in Vancouver, be sure to attend the presentations of our thought leaders as they discuss the latest developments, technologies, and issues surrounding the world of tailings and mine waste management. You can also visit us at booth #40 in the exhibition hall.


Sunday, November 17

Corporate Governance of Tailings Facilities – Challenges and Case Studies of Implementation | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
This is a full-day workshop, designed to provide an overview of governance practices, the development and implementation of Best Available Practices (BAP) and Best Available Technologies (BAT), and international perspectives and guidelines for tailings management. 
Presenters: Carlos Iturralde, Peter Kimball, Richard Dawson, Karvin Kwan


Monday, November 18

Effective risk management controls for tailing storage facilities | 10:45 AM
Presenter: Zygi Zurakowski

Expanding tailings stewardship to include Towards Sustainable Mining Verification | 2:00 PM
Presenter: Melanie Davis

Human Factors: Can we learn from avalanche incidents and apply the findings to tailings and mine waste? | 2:00 PM
Presenter: Lucy Philip


Tuesday, November 19

Encapsulation of mine waste with geomembrane as the preferred closure option for Gordon Lake Sites in NWT | 3:50 PM
Presenter: Kris Hojka

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