June in the alpine

June in the alpine

39th Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium

For the second time, the BC Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation  collaborated with the International Conference on Mine Closure, founded by the Australian Centre for Geomechanics and organized by InfoMine in partnership with UBC and the BCTRCR. The conference was held in the Hyatt Hotel in Vancouver from June 1 to 3, 2015 to network and observe plenary sessions over the 3 days, a panel on First Nations and Community and additional technical papers in several topic streams ranging from Vegetation, Genomics, ARD treatment to First Nations and Community.

Highlights:

Various Plenary sessions, Panels and technical papers were presented over the 3 days with great interest from 450 people from 23 countries as shown:

Mike Davies, Teck - Opening address

Michael Davies, Teck Resources – Opening address

Chief Clarence Louie, Westbank First Nation - Plenary session

Chief Louie, Westbank First Nation – Plenary session

Mine Closure Panel session

Mine Closure Panel session

Papers related to BC and the TRCR will be published and accessible very soon on the University of British Columbia library site at cIRcle.

See the press release below on the Award Winning Paper from the 2014 conference in Prince George, BC and the announcement of the 2016 (40th annual!) Symposium back to the Okanagan Valley.

News release 2015 TRCR (1)