1st Edition

Mining in the Arctic Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium, Nuuk, Greenland, 28-31 May 2001

Edited By L. Lorentzen, H.K. Olsen, O. Rendal Copyright 2001
    188 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Continue Shopping

    The proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Mining in the Arctic, held in Greenland in 2001. The papers cover a wide variety of topics, including: mining exploration and exploitation; mining engineering and mine design; environmental impact of mining in the Arctic; and more.

    Foreword -- Session Chair -- International Arctic Mining Advisory Council -- Environmental impact of mining in the Arctic -- Environmental regulation of mineral exploration in Greenland /P. Aastrup & C. M. Glahder -- Reactivity of covered sulfidic waste near Maarmorilik in West Greenland /B. Elberling, G. Asmund, T. Balic-Zunic, T. Rohwerder & W. Sand -- Mining in environmentally sensitive areas - the decision maker's dilemma /C. Norman -- MINEO. Use of hyperspectral data for monitoring pollution from the lead-zinc mine, Mestersvig, in Northeast Greenland /P. Aastrup, MP. Tamstorf & T. Tukiainen -- Pollution from mining in Greenland - a review /P. Johansen & G. Asmund -- Control strategies for acid mine drainage in Arctic regions /B. Elberling -- Mineral exploration and exploitation -- Mining concept for the Citronen Fjord zink deposit, NE Greenland /E. O. Andersen -- Production to begin in 2001 at Svea North, Svalbard /R. Hermansen -- Challenges to exploration in Greenland's High Arctic plains and plateaus /S. M. Jensen & L. Thorning -- Geologic setting of the Meadowbank iron formation-hosted gold deposits /R. L. Sherlock, R. B. Alexander, R. March, J. Kellner & W. A. Barclay -- Government administration and legislation related to mining -- Dealing with failure of Royal Oak Mines in the Northwest Territories /R. W. Lauer, D. E. Nutter & N. A. Thompson -- Non-geological issues, pertaining to prospect evaluations /A. Orheim & S. E. Sorstmm -- Decommissioning shallow mine workings in permafrost terrains /M. C. Betournay, J. E. Udd -- Mining engineering and mine design in permafrost regions -- Analysis of thermal regime of a deep mine airway in permafrost /S. Bandopadhyay, H. Wu, M. G. Nelson & V. U. Izaxon -- Tailings deposition and dike construction at Nanisivik Mine, Nunavut /J. W. Cassie & K. G. LeDrew -- Foundation of the tower head frame on the ’’Intemationalny” diamond pit /V. U. Izaxon -- Engineering control of mine thermal regime around a mine airway in permafrost /S. Bandopadhyay, H. Wu, M. G. Nelson & V. U. Izaxon -- Ground control monitoring at the Nanisivik Mine /N. L. Lecuyer -- Access road across H0ganes glacier to the new Svea mine, Svalbard /P. O. Morken -- Waste disposal at the Apatit mining company's phosphate operations, Kola Peninsula, Russia /N. N. Melnikov, E. B. Krasnoselskiy & S. P. Reshetnyak -- Centrifuge physical modelling of frozen backfill /E. De Souza & A. P. Dirige -- Ground control and mining in permafrost (Including a bibliography) /J. E. Udd & M. C. Betournay -- Author index.


    Bureau of Minerals & Petroleum, Nuuk, Greenland. Bureau of Minerals & Petroleum, Nuuk, Greenland. Bureau of Minerals & Petroleum, Nuuk, Greenland.