IMWA2013 - Reliable Mine Water Technology
August 5 - 9, 2013
IMWA 2013 Sponsors
We want to express our thanks and deep appreciation to all of the sponsors listed below for their support of IMWA 2013.
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Schlumberger is the world's largest subsurface technology company and has been providing high-value technology services for the oil and gas industry for more than 80 years. Some of this technology is directly applicable to the mining industry and there is an opportunity to apply new water management strategies for future mining projects. Working with major mining companies, the company has been investing R&D funds to develop fit-for-purpose mine solutions related to heap leach dynamics, directional drilling for dewatering and exploration, oilfield barrier technology applied to groundwater, in-situ mine exploration via wireline and specialist monitoring solutions.
AngloGold Ashanti North America Inc. (AGANA), based in Centennial, Colorado, is a gold mining company with exploration interests in Canada and United States, and mining interests in Colorado and Nevada. AGANA is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., one of the world's largest gold producers, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. In Colorado, AngloGold Ashanti (Colorado) Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of AGANA, is majority owner and manager of Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company (CC&V) whose gold mining interests are located in Teller County between Cripple Creek and Victor.
CC&V is a low-grade, surface mining operation. The ore is treated using a valley-type, heap-leach process with activated carbon to recover the gold. All solution is continually recirculated. Under current permits, mining at current production rates will continue into 2025, with gold recovery carrying on for at least another four years, followed by final reclamation and closure
Barrick is a leading international gold mining company, with a portfolio of 27 operating mines and many advanced projects located throughout the world. Barrick employs over 20,000 people worldwide. North America is our largest producing region and is comprised of 10 operating mines. Barrick's vision is to be the world's best gold company by finding, acquiring, developing and producing quality reserves in a safe, profitable and socially responsible manner.
DHI Water & Environment, Inc. (DHI) provides state of the art multi-dimensional hydrodynamic and ecological modeling services for water resource management, flood mapping, integrated surface water/groundwater investigations. DHI's strong local, regional and international experience in environmental engineering, protection and restoration is combined with a high level of technological application of numerical models provided to public and private clients worldwide. DHI is an independent, research and consulting organization with corporate headquarters located outside of Copenhagen, Denmark. DHI was created in 1964. International offices operate in 24 countries worldwide, including the USA, Australia, Sweden, France, the Czech Republic, Spain, Malaysia and India, the UK and China. DHI has a staff of more nearly 900, the majority of whom are professional engineers and scientists with post-graduate qualifications and several years of consulting and research and development experience.
Driven by our purpose to "engineer eath's development" while "preserving earth's integrity", Golder Associates helps our clients overcome challenges related to the issues being faced by society today – extraction of finite resources, energy supply, water usage and management, waste management, urbanization and climate change.
We do this by providing a wide range of independant consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy. From over 180 offices worldwide, our more than 8,000 employees work with our clients to find the most effective ways to overcome these challenges and achieve their business objectives.
Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has more than 40,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia and Ghana. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.
Driven by "The German spirit of quality", SiLi Sigmund Lindner GmbH offers high-quality glass beads since 1854. SiLibeads glass beads have been used successfully for more than five years as a replacement for filter gravel in wells, as the New Water Well Filter Pack for Improved Performance and longer Well Life. Results of comparative analyses of natural gravels and glass beads with respect to their material properties, effect on well hydraulics, potential for development and regeneration, and the ageing behaviour of the beads will be the topic at the Annual Conference 2013.
CH2M HILL is a global leader in full-service consulting, design, design-build, operations and program management services for public and private clients. With US$7 billion in revenue and 28,000 employees worldwide, we deliver innovative, practical, sustainable solutions — helping clients develop and manage infrastructure and facilities that improve efficiency, safety and quality of life. CH2M HILL has long been recognized as an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2012) and has been named a leader in sustainable engineering and environmental services providers by Verdantix.
Horsehead Corporation is a leading U.S. producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a leading recycler of electric arc furnace dust. Horsehead, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, employs over 850 people and currently has six facilities throughout the U.S. Visit www.horsehead.net for more information.
The Colorado Mining Association (CMA), established in 1876, is the oldest mining industry trade association in the U.S. Our membership of over 190 companies and 900 individuals includes both small and large companies engaged in mining of coal, and other minerals; and numerous organizations providing services and supplies to the mineral industry. Colorado's industry produces more than $6 billion in wealth and employs 57,000. CMA is headquartered in Denver, the mining capital of the U.S., and the location of companies engaged in mining throughout the world. As industry's spokesman, CMA promotes the responsible development of mineral resources in Colorado, the west and the world. Through membership events, CMA provides you with the opportunity to network with other professionals in Colorado's worldwide mining industry. Join 1,000 of your colleagues and friends April 14-17, 2014 at the 116th National Western Mining Conference, the premier mining event in Colorado.
Drink Bottle Sponsor
FEFLOW is a professional software package for modeling fluid flow and transport of dissolved constituents and/or heat transport processes in the subsurface.
FEFLOW contains pre- and post processing functionality and an efficient simulation engine. A user-friendly graphical interface provides easy access to the extensive modeling options.
FEFLOW is a completely integrated system from simulation engine to graphical user interface. It also includes a public programming interface for user code.
FEFLOW is used by leading consulting firms, research institutes, universities and government organizations all over the world. Its scope of application ranges from simple local-scale to complex large-scale simulations.
FEFLOW is developed by DHI-WASY GmbH, the German branch of the DHI Group.