RGS Environmental

RGS Environmental Pty Ltd

Leaders in Mine Waste Geochemistry and Acid Rock Drainage

English/Mandarin

Publications and Presentations

Miller, S.D., Robertson, Alan M. and Donohue, T.A. 1997. Advances in acid drainage prediction using the net acid generation test. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, June 1997. (Venue West Conference Services, Vancouver, B.C. Canada).

Robertson, Alan M., Stanley, I.M., Brett, D. and Dickson, R. Environmental management of sulfidic waste rock at Mt. Lyell. Paper presented at the Third International Mining Geology Conference, November 10-14, 1997, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Robertson, Alan M. An investigation of international strategies used for the environmental management of sulfidic mine wastes. Paper presented at the 23rd Minerals council of Australia Environmental Workshop, October 24-30, 1998, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Parker, G. & Robertson, Alan M. Paper on acid drainage published by the Australian Minerals and Energy Environment Foundation (AMEEF), November, 1999, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Robertson, Alan M. An international perspective on the environmental management of sulfidic mine wastes. Invited paper presented at the 2000 Billings Land Reclamation Symposium, March 20-24, 2000, Billings, Montana, USA.

Robertson, Alan M., Bischoff, K., Morris T. and Hamilton J. Planning for Mine Closure in Times of Uncertainty: Mt Muro Gold Mine, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. In Proceedings of the 25th Minerals Council of Australia Environmental Workshop, October 14-19, 2001, Adelaide, NSW, Australia.

Robertson, A.M., AMD from abandoned mines in the Lower Hunter Coalfield. In proceedings of ACMER Workshop on Abandoned Mines, November 14, 2003, Brisbane Australia.

Robertson, A.M. (2005) Xstrata McArthur River Mine. Environmental management of overburden materials: Getting it right from the start. In Proceeding of International Conference on Mining and the Environment Metals and Energy Recovery, Swedish Association of Mines, Minerals and Metal Producers, pp 837-847, June 22-July 1, 2005, Skelleftea, Sweden.

Robertson, A.M., Leading practice in the design of waste rock dumps for acid drainage management: A case study, In Proceedings of the 5th Australian Workshop on Acid Drainage, pp 29-41, ACMER, Kenmore, Queensland, Eds Bell L.C. and McLean R.W., August 29-31, 2005, Fremantle, WA, Australia.

Robertson A. M. and Swane I.P., Planning, operating and managing tailings storage facilities for sustainable closure: Are we there yet? In Proceedings of the 6th Australian Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage, pp257-270, ACMER, University of Queensland, Eds Bell L.C., Barrie B.M.D., Braddock B. and McLean R.W., April 15 – 18, 2008, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia.

Robertson A. M. and Swane I.P., Planning, operating and managing mine waste storage facilities for sustainable closure: Case Studies from China and Australia. In Proceedings of the 6th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference and the Acid Rock Drainage Symposium (6ASSARD), September 16 – 20, 2008. Guangzhou, P.R. China.

Robertson A. M., Swane I.P. and Smart R. (2009). The role of geochemical characterisation in planning for sustainable closure of mine waste storages: Case studies from Australia. In proceedings of the Securing the Future and 8th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD), June 23-26 2009, Skelleftea, Sweden.

Robertson A. M. Kawashima N., Smart R. St. C and Schuman R. (2011). Demonstrating leading practice in AMD planning for mine closure: Why does understanding tailings geochemistry matter? In Proceedings of the 7th Australian Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage, SMI, University of QLD, Eds Bell L.C., Barrie B.M.D. and McLean R.W., June 19 – 24, 2011, Darwin, NT, Australia.

Robertson A.M., Kawashima N., Smart R. St. C and Schumann R. (2012). Ongoing evaluation of tailing geochemistry: An integral component of mine closure planning. In proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD), May 20-26 2012, Ottawa, Canada.

Robertson A.M. Understanding mine waste geochemistry and potential groundwater interactions. In Proceedings of the 1st International AMD Workshop in China Managing Heavy Metal Pollution from Mine sites. Beijing, China, 2-4 December 2012.

Rait, R, Robertson A.M. and Swane I.P. Prediction of final pit lake water quality in a hard rock gold mine, Mongolia. In Proceedings of the 2nd AusIMM International Geometallurgy Conference 2013, 30 September – 2 October 2013.

Robertson A.M., Kawashima N., Smart R. St. C and Schumann R. (2014). Management of pyrrhotite tailings: a ten year case study of continuous learning and improvement. In Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage. Adelaide, South Australia. 29 April - 2 May, 2014 (Eds Miller. H and Preuss L.) pp. 67-78 (JKTech Pty Ltd: Brisbane).