Kinetic tests and their correct interpretation is fundamental for Mine Planning, for the Management of Areas Impacted by Acid Mine Drainage or Metal Leaching, as well as for Mine Closure projects. This mini-course will address the main kinetic tests with internationally accepted methodology, their methodological peculiarities and applications.
Professionals who work with Acid Mine Drainage or Metal Leaching and other people interested in the subject.
08:30 to 10:15 –
Acid Mine Drainage – Concepts and Applications – Approach Conceptual and Technical
Kinetic Tests – Principles and Applications – Field Applications – Barrel Test, on-site test, pile test – Methods and Interpretation of Results.
10:15 to 10:30 – Range
10:30 to 12:00 – Kinetic Tests – Principles and Applications – Lab Applications – Free Leaching, Column Test and Humid cell – Methods and Interpretation of Results.
12:00 to 12:30 – Space for Discussion – Case Studies
Chemist, with a Doctorate in Chemistry and has been working for over ten years in the field of Geochemical Analysis and Environmental Monitoring. He has several articles on this theme and has given lectures and short courses in the Area of Analysis for Investigation and Control of Acid Mine Drainage.