Managing Risks and Exploiting Development & Resource Opportunities from Mines & Minewater

Event organiser: 
Newzeye
Contact name: 
Newzeye
Contact telephone: 
0208 969 1008


A one-day conference exploring the common challenges with mines and minewater, regulatory requirements and innovative case studies.

Thank you to  all those who attended the Mines and Minewater conference in Nottingham. Presentation slides will be circulated to delegates via email on 6 June. 

Speakers & Topics : 

 

  • The dangers associated with mine stability and opportunities for mine and minewater development
  • Identifying the threats to groundwater from non-coal mines and examining work being done to satisfy the requirements of the European Water Framework Directive 
  • Examining the implications of the changes to the statutory guidance for Part 2A for mines and former mine development
  • Update on the revision of SP32: Construction over abandoned mine workings - requirements and their implications
  • New innovations in coal and non-coal minewater treatment
  • Evaluating current and future commercial opportunities for harvesting energy from mines and minewater and alternative resource development
  • Geochemical studies for the characterisation and prediction of Acid Rock Drainage (ARD)
  • Minewater as an environmental heat source of sink: "geothermal" heating and cooling
  • Geothermal heat recovery and coal bed methane project
  • Underground coal gasification

 

Speakers confirmed include:

Dr Richard Shaw, Principal Scientist, BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (Chair)

Dr Simon Reed, Director of Operations, THE COAL AUTHORITY 

Dr Ian Watson, Senior Hydrogeologist, THE COAL AUTHORITY

Dr William Mayes, UNIVERSITY OF HULL

Andrew Wiseman, Head of Environmental Law, STEPHENSON HARWOOD

John Ottaway, INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT

David Parry, Associate, WYG

Dr Devin Sapsford, CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

Mike Cambridge, Director, CANTAB CONSULTING

Dr Jamie Cutting, Principal Environmental Geochemist, CHEMTEST

David Banks, Director, HOLYMOOR CONSULTANCY LTD

Professor Peter Styles, Professor of Applied and Environmental Geophysics, KEELE UNIVERSITY

Dr Shaun Lavis, Senior Geologist, CLEAN COAL LIMITED

 

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Start date: 
29 May, 2012
End date: 
29 May, 2012

Venue details

British Geological Survey
Address 2: 
Keyworth
Nottingham
UK
NG12 5GG
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Mining 2012 - Booking Form.pdf113.78 KB
Mining 2012 programme_1.pdf475.48 KB

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