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Introduction to AMD Short Course


Acid and Metalliferous Drainage, or AMD, has undoubtedly been the most critical environmental issue facing the mining industry. AMD has the potential to impact the entire life cycle of a mining project, from feasibility to closure, and it is relevant to a wide range of commodities and rock types. This includes base metals, precious metals, and coal mines located in various climatic zones and regulatory jurisdictions.

This short ‘fundamentals of AMD’ course is presented by leading experts who cover various aspects of AMD, from characterization and classification to prediction, prevention, control, management, and treatment. The course is designed for an introductory level audience and maintains exceptional technical accuracy while providing real-life context due to the extensive background and experience of the presenters.