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Karahan, S., and Oygur, V., The breach of tailing dam at Aurul retreatment plant in Romania and events thereafter. Journal of Ore Dressing, Issue 4, 2000

Hilson, G., Murck, B.  (2000).  Sustainable Development in the Mining Industry: Clarifying the Corporate Perspective.  Resources Policy 26(4): 227-238.

Wilkins, M.J., Williams, N.R., and Jackson, K., Potash waste process rheology: initial testing of performance of binders and other additives to proposed waste slurries. Trans. IMM, Section C, Vol. 109 (Sept.-Dec. 2000)

Forbes, P., von Blottnitz, H., Gaylard, P., and Petrie, J.G.,  Environmental assessment of base metal processing: a nickel refining case study. Journal South African IMM, Vol. 100 No. 6 (October 2000)

Petersen, J., and Petrie, J.G., Modelling and assessment of the longterm leachate generation potential in deposits of ferro-chromium slags. Journal South African IMM, Vol. 100 No. 6 (October 2000)

V.I. Groudeva, S.N. Groudev, A.S. Doycheva. Bioremediation of waters contaminated with crude oil and toxic heavy metals. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

S.N. Groudev, I.I. Spasova, P.S. Georgiev. In situ bioremediation of soils contaminated with radioactive elements and toxic heavy metals. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

A. Sandstrom, E. Mattsson. Bacterial ferrous iron oxidation of acid mine drainage as pre-treatment for subsequent metal recovery. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

M.R. Evangelho, M.M.M. Goncalves, G.L. Sant'Anna, R.C. Villas Boas. A trickling filter application for the treatment of a gold milling effluent. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

D.R. East, Tailings dam failures- why do they continue to occur? Mining Engineering, Vol. 52 No. 12, December 2000

R.L.J. Phillips, K.T. Himbeault, B.G. Topp, B.E. Halbert and S.L. Fernandes. CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93 No. 1045, Nov./Dec. 2000

K. Komnitsas, A. Peppas, I. Halikia. Prediction of the Life Expectancy of Organic Covers. Minerals Engineering, Vol.14-15, no.12, Nov. 2000

A. Jang, I.S. Kim. Solidification and Stabilization of Pb, Zn, Cd and Cu in Tailing Wastes Using Cement and Fly Ash. Minerals Engineering, Vol.14-15, no.12, Nov. 2000

M.M. Botz and T.I. Mudder, Modeling of natural cyanide attenuation in tailings impoundments. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No. 4, November 2000.

D. Mohan, V.K. Gupta, S.K. Srivastava, S. Chander. Kinetics of mercury adsorption from wastewater using activated carbon derived from fertilizer waste. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol.177 no.2-3, 2000

Wels, C., Robertson, A.M., and Jakubick, A.T., A review of dry cover placement on extremely weak, compressible tailings. CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93 No. 1043, September 2000

Amaratunga, L.M., Designing a strong total tailings pastefill using cold-bonded tailings agglomerates. CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93 No. 1043, September 2000

M. Prasad, S.S. Amritphale, S. Saxena, N. Chandra, T.C. Rao. Attenuation of Heavy Metal Ions by Lean Grade Phosphorite. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.12, Oct. 2000

Canty, M., Hiebert, R., Thompson, L., Clark, P., and Beckman, S., Integrated bioreactor system for the treatment of cyanide, metals and nitrates in mine process water.  Mining Engineering, Vol. 52 No. 9, September 2000

D. Young, R. Scharp, H. Cabezas. The waste reduction (WAR) algorithm: environmental impacts, energyconsumption, and engineering economics. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.8, 2000

G.P.J. Dijkema, M.A. Reuter, E.V. Verhoef. A new paradigm for waste management. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.8, 2000

F. Nourai, D. Rashtchian, J. Shayegan. Targeting for pollution prevention through process simulation. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.8, 2000

B. Yuan, X.Z. Wang,, T. Morris. Software analyser design using data mining technology for toxicityprediction of aqueous effluents. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.8, 2000

S.K. Das, S. Kumar, P. Ramachandrarao. Exploitation of iron ore tailing for the development of ceramic tiles. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.8, 2000

H. Soner Altundogan, S. Altundogan, F. Tumen, M. Bildik. Arsenic removal from aqueous solutions by adsorption on red mud. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.8, 2000

C. Aldrich, D. Feng. Removal of Heavy Metals from Wastewater Effluents by Biosorptive Flotation. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.10-11, Sept. 2000

E. Mylona, A. Xenidis, I. Paspaliaris. Inhibition of Acid Generation from Sulphidic Wastes by the Addition of Small Amounts of Limestone. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.10-11, Sept. 2000

C.M. Juarez, A.J.B. Dutra. Gold Electrowinning from Thiourea Solutions. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.10-11, Sept. 2000

Pashias, N., Boger, D.V., Summers, K.J., and Glenister, D.J., A fifty cent rheometer for waste management of environmentally sensitive ore tailings. Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, 20 (1-3), 2000

M.X. Loukidou, A.I. Zouboulis. Comparison of two biological treatment processes using attached-growth biomass for sanitary landfill leachate treatment. Environmental Pollution, Vol.111 no.2, 2000

N.J. Welham, K.A. Malatt, S. Vukcevic. The Stability of Iron Phases Presently Used for Disposal from Metallurgical Systems-A Review. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.8-9, Aug. 2000

P. Massacci, L. Piga, M. Ferrini. Applications of Physical and Thermal Treatment for the Removal of Mercury from Contaminated Materials. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.8-9, Aug. 2000

Jandova, J., et al, Recovery of Cu-concentrates from waste galvanic copper sludges. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.57 no.1, Aug. 2000

W. Hogland, J. Stenis. Assessment and system analysis of industrial waste management. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.7, 2000

M. Pelino. Recycling of zinc-hydrometallurgy wastes in glass and glass ceramic materials. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.7, 2000

Hilson, G., Barriers to implementing cleaner technologies and cleaner production (CP) practices in the mining industry: a case study of the Americas. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.7, July 2000

Delfini, M., Manni, A., and Massacci, P., Gold recovery from jewellery waste. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.6, June 2000

Feng, D., Aldrich, C., and Tan, H., Treatment of acid mine water by use of heavy metal prcipitation and ion exchange. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.6, June 2000

Nagib, S., and Inoue, K., Recovery of lead and zinc from fly ash generated from municipal incineration plants by means of acid and/or alkaline leaching. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.56 no.3, July 2000

Kleiv, R.A., and Sandvik, K.L., Using tailings as heavy metal adsorbents- the effect of buffering capacity. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.6, June 2000

E.K.H. Goh, W.C. Burton, T.O. Aspinall and J.S. Kuszmaul, Economic impact evaluation of spoil dump reshaping practices. AusIMM Proceedings, Vol.305 No.1, 2000

Hilson, G. Pollution prevention and cleaner production in the mining industry: an analysis of current issues. Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol.8 no.2, 2000

K. Kuyucak. Microorganisms, biotechnology and acid rock drainage emphasis on passive-biological control and treatment methods. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

D.N. Thompson, R.L. Sayer and K.S. Noah. Sawdust-supported passive bioremediation of western United States acid rock drainage in engineered wetland systems. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

L. Bernoth, I. Firth, P. McAllister and S. Rhodes. Biotechnologies for remediation and pollution control in the mining industry. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

S. Monni, M. Salemaa, C. White, E. Tuittila, M. Huopalainen. Copper resistance of Calluna vulgaris originating from the pollution gradient of a Cu-Ni smelter, in southwest Finland. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

H. Dahmani-Muller, F. van Oort, B. Gelie, M. Balabane. Strategies of heavy metal uptake by three plant species growing near a metal smelter. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

F. Baroni, A. Boscagli, G. Protano, F. Riccobono. Antimony accumulation in Achillea ageratum, Plantago lanceolata and Silene vulgaris growing in an old Sb-mining area. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

V Nedelkoska, PM Doran. Characteristics of heavy metal uptake by plant species with potential for phytoremediation and phytomining. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.5, May 2000

A Peppas, K Komnitsas, I Halikia. Use of organic covers for acid mine drainage control. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.5, May 2000

V.I.E. Ajiwe, I.E. Anyadiegwu. Recovery of silver from industrial wastes, Cassava solution effects. Separation and Purification Technology, Vol.18 no.2, 2000

J.J. McNee and J.D. Robertson, Development of a new water sampling device to measure biologically-available metals in natural waters and mine effluents. CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93 (1037), Feb. 2000

D.H. Flather, K. Drover and J.W. Hendry, Development of a simple segregation program to manage potentially acid generating waste rock at the Keystone Gold Mine, Manitoba. CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93 (1037), Feb. 2000

F Habashi. Biohydrometallurgy and the environment toward the mining of the 21th century. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.55 no.1, 2000

WHO Ernst, HJM Nelissen. Life-cycle phases of a zinc- and cadmium-resistant ecotype of Silene vulgaris in risk assessment of polymetallic mine soils. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.3, 2000

T Sterckeman, F Douay, N Proix, H Fourrier. Vertical distribution of Cd, Pb, and Zn in soils near smelters in the North of France. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.3, 2000

MV Kozlov, E Haukioja, AV Bakhtiarov, DN Stroganov, SN Zimina. Root versus canopy uptake of heavy metals by birch in an industrially polluted area: contrasting behaviour of nickel and copper. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.3, 2000

M Romantschuk, I Sarand, T Petanen, R Peltola, M Jonsson-Vihanne, T Koivula, K Yrjala, K Haahtela. Means to improve the effect of in situ bioremediation of contaminated soil: an overview of novel approaches. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.2, 2000

JH Langwaldt, JA Puhakka. On-site biological remediation of contaminated groundwater: a review. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.2, 2000

JK Jansson, K Bjorklof, AM Elvang, KS Jorgensen. Biomarkers for monitoring efficacy of bioremediation by microbial inoculants. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.2, 2000

M. O'Kane, D. Porterfield, M. Endersby and M.D. Haug, Cover system to mitigate ARD in an arid climate- setup of field test plots at BHP Iron Ore's Mt. Whaleback operation. Mining Engineering, Vol. 52 no.2, 2000

C Vandecasteele, K Van Den Broeck, V Dutre. ICP-MS, hydride generation-ICP-MS, and CZE for the study (analysis and speciation) of solidification/stabilisation of industrial waste containing arsenic. Application of computer modelling to predict the leaching behaviour of heavy metals from MSWI fly ash and comparison with a sequential extraction method. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

J Yan, L Moreno, I Neretnieks. The long-term acid neutralizing capacity of steel slag. Application of computer modelling to predict the leaching behaviour of heavy metals from MSWI fly ash and comparison with a sequential extraction method. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

P Van Herck, B Van Der Bruggen, G Vogels, C Vandecasteele. Application of computer modelling to predict the leaching behaviour of heavy metals from MSWI fly ash and comparison with a sequential extraction method. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

AC Garrabrants, DS Kosson. Use of a chelating agent to determine the metal availability for leaching from soils and wastes. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

KE Haugsten, B Gustavson. Environmental properties of vitrified fly ash from hazardous and municipal waste incineration. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

M Nishigaki. Producing permeable blocks and pavement bricks from molten slag. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

JPGM Schreurs, HA Van Der Sloot, CH Hendriks. Verification of laboratory- field leaching behaviour of coal fly ash and MSWI bottom ash as a road base material. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

R Barna, HR Bae, J Mehu, H Van Der Sloot, P Moszkowicz, C Desnoyers. Assessment of chemical sensitivity of Waelz slag. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

BS Crannel, T Taylor Eighmy, JE Kranowski, JD Eusden, Jr., EL Shaw, CA Francis. Heavy metal stabilization in municipal solid waste combustion bottom ash using soluble phosphate. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

AM Fallman. Leaching of chromium and barium from steel slag in laboratory and field tests - a solubility controlled process?. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.2-3, Feb 2000

H Debellefontaine, JN Foussard. Wet air oxidation for the treatment of industrial wastes. Chemical aspects, reactor design and industrial applications in Europe. Waste Management, Vol.20 no.1, Jan 2000

 

   

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