1st Edition

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

ISBN 9789058091772
Published January 1, 2001 by CRC Press
188 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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.

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