Handy AMD/ARD References

Mine Waste Management is often asked what our go-to documents for the management of acid and metalliferous drainage (AMD) are.  So here are a few of our favourites:

The Global Acid Rock Drainage Guide – International Network for Acid Prevention

http://www.gardguide.com/index.php?title=Main_Page

Prediction Manual for Drainage Chemistry from Sulphidic Geologic Materials – The Mine Environment Neutral Drainage Program

http://mend-nedem.org/mend-report/prediction-manual-for-drainage-chemistry-from-sulphidic-geologic-materials/

Preventing Acid and Metalliferous Drainage – Australian Government: Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science

https://www.industry.gov.au/sites/default/files/2019-04/lpsdp-preventing-acid-and-metalliferous-drainage-handbook-english.pdf

Draft Guidance: Materials Characterisation Baseline Data Requirements for Mining Proposals – Government of Western Australia: Department of Mines, Industry Regulation, and Safety

http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/Documents/Environment/ENV-DraftGuideance_MaterialsCharacterisationDataProposal.pdf

Guidelines for Preparing Mine Closure Plans – Government of Western Australia: Department of Mines, Industry Regulation, and Safety

http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/Documents/Environment/ENV-MEB-121.pdf