During IMWA2016 following prizes have been awarded:

  • Best Dissertation “Mine Water Management” 2016 in German:
    Dr. Sophie Ullrich, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
    Dr. André Simon, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Poster Award of IMWA2016

1st prize: Matt Goode, Eoghan Hayes, Golder Associates, UK
Integrated Mine Water Management: Innovative Design to Address Challenging Environments

2nd prize: Raymond Johnson et al., Navarro Research and Engineering Inc., USA
Persistent Secondary Contaminant Sources at a Former Uranium Mill Site, Riverton, Wyoming, USA

3rd prize: Romy Matthies et al., G.U.B. Ingenieur AG, Germany
Advanced (bio)hydrometallurgical methods for the optimized extraction and beneficiation of Rare Earth Elements from Ion Adsorption Clays

3rd prize: David Hagedorn et al., TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
Dewatering challenges in a large scale production hard rock open pit in Northern Sweden

3rd prize: Robert Sieland et al., Wismut GmbH, Germany
Reactive Transport Modelling of the contaminant release from Uranium Tailings using PhreeqC/Excel-coupling

  • Student’s Award of IMWA2016: Best Student’s Presentation

1st prize: Lidia Fernandez-Rojo, Université de Montpellier, France
Iron and arsenic removal rates in a continuous flow reactor treating As-rich acid mine drainage (AMD)

1st prize: Josepha Zielke-Olivier, University of the Free State, South Africa
Fine Ash Leaching in Tailings Dams – An Impact on the Underlying Aquifers?

1st prize: Michael Gordon Sephton, La Trobe University, Australia
Preliminary results from experiments with Cement slurries to control Acid Mine Drainage in Waste Rocks from Brukunga Mine in South Australia

  • Best Paper Award of MWEN journal