Thursday, November 25, 2010

Mine Closure 2011 - Call for Abstracts


The 6th International Conference on Mine Closure will be held on September 18 - 21, 2011 in the Canadian Rocky Mountains at Lake Louise, Alberta. We invite you to submit an abstract as indicated below.

We look forward to hearing from you,

Les Sawatsky
Conference Chair, Mine Closure 2011

Catherine Puchalski
Conference Manager, Mine Closure 2011


Call for Abstracts

The Steering Committee for Mine Closure 2011 invites you to present at an industry-leading, international conference on mining reclamation and remediation. The conference will be held in Lake Louise, Alberta from September 18 to 20, 2011.


Abstracts relating to one of the following themes are welcomed:

* Vegetation Establishment for Closure
* Long Term Surface and Ground Water Management
* Soils for Mine Closure
* Recent Mine Closure Case Studies
* Progressive Reclamation
* Community Engagement in Mine Closure
* Erosion Control
* Engineered Mine Waste Cover Systems
* Unique Challenges in Mine Closure
* Corporate Social Responsibility
* Mine Closure in Cold Regions
* Mine Closure Risks & Liability
* Mine Closure Disparities: Failures and Lessons Learned
* Mine Closure Wetlands & Pit Lakes
* Regulatory Issues In Mine Closure Planning and Transfer of Care & Custody
* Monitoring after Mine Closure
* Financing Closure
* Landform Design for Sustainable Closure
* Maintenance-free or Perpetual Maintenance
* Decommissioning of Tailings Dams
* Beneficial Re-use of Mine Sites

Abstracts must include the title, author(s), author affiliation, and a brief outline of the presentation (350 words or less) to be discussed.

For further details, please visit the conference website at or contact Catherine Puchalski at +1 403-299-6442 or

Notification of acceptance will be given by February 15th, 2011.

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