The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation proudly presents:

B.C.’s 47th Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium

When: September 23rd to 26th, 2024

Where: Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre (4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, British Columbia) in Burnaby, BC  and virtually

Theme: Mine Reclamation and Biodiversity

What: The BC TRCR Mine Reclamation Symposium, September 23 – 26, 2024, offered in person and virtually.

Registration, Sponsorship and Exhibitor details are found here.

Please register before September 9, 2024. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the registration team at TRCRSymposium@aevias.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Symposium features a four day symposium from September 23rd to 26th including 2 half day workshops, a field trip to aggregate sites in the Lower Mainland, two full days of in-person and online Technical Sessions, the Annual Awards banquet and networking opportunities. The theme for the 47th Annual Symposium is Mine Reclamation and Biodiversity.

On Monday, September 23rd, two half-day facilitated workshops will be provided:

Morning Session:

Developing a Design Basis Memorandum for Reclamation and Closure Planning by Integral Ecology Group and Okane Consultants from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Afternoon Session:

Applications of Enhanced Passive Treatment in Mining by Maven Water and Environment from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Each Workshop registration includes a refreshment break and lunch.

We also request audiovisual materials of reclamation efforts at your BC mine operation(s) for use at the Symposium. We are asking for confirmation of participation including completion of attached submission form by June 30th, 2024, and submission of footage by September 6th, 2024, to allow time for video compilation and production. Details for the videos are provided at 2024 TRCR Virtual Mine Tour – Video Footage Request and the form is provided 2024 Virtual Mine Tour – Video Submission Form.

More information on event costs, opportunities for scholarships, subsidies, event sponsorship and exhibitors and symposium registration will be available soon at this site.

As a reminder, last year the Jake McDonald Annual Mine Reclamation Award was awarded to Imperial Metals – Mount Polley Mine and Habitat Remediation Working Group, for the remediation of Hazeltine and Edney creeks following the breach of the Mount Polley Mine tailings storage facility in 2014.

L-R: Tim Antill, EMLI, Don Parsons, Imperial and Gabe Holmes, Mount Polley Mine

The TRCR Committee will see you there for the 47th Annual Mine Reclamation Conference in Burnaby, BC – Welcome all.