guidance documents

MEND 1.61.5c Cold Regions Cover System Design Technical Guidance Document.
MEND Report 1.61.5c, July 2012. Prepared on behalf of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and the Mine Environment Neutral Drainage program (MEND) and funded by AANDC.

Development of a Technical Guidance Document for Cover System Design in Cold Regions.
Nahir, M. O’Kane and B. Ayres, 2012. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 20-26, 2012.

MEND 2.21.5 Macro-Scale Cover Design and Performance Monitoring Manual
MEND 2.21.5, July 2007 Prepared on behalf of Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND) and sponsored by the Mining Association of Canada and MEND.

MEND 2.21.4 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings Volume 1 – Summary
MEND 2.21.4a, July 2004 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings
Prepared for Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND) and funded by MEND and Inco Ltd. Published by Natural Resources Canada and CANMET.

MEND 2.21.4 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems Volume 2 – Theory and Background
MEND 2.21.4b, July 2004 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings
Prepared for Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND) and funded by MEND and Inco Ltd. Published by Natural Resources Canada and CANMET.

MEND 2.21.4 Volume 3 – Site Characterization & Numerical Analyses of Cover Performance
MEND 2.21.4c, July 2004 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings
Prepared for Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND) and funded by MEND and Inco Ltd. Published by Natural Resources Canada and CANMET.

MEND 2.21.4 Volume 4 – Field Performance Monitoring & Sustainable Performance of Cover Systems
MEND 2.21.4d, July 2004 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings
Prepared for Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND) and funded by MEND and Inco Ltd. Published by Natural Resources Canada and CANMET.

MEND 2.21.4 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings Volume 5 – Case Studies
MEND 2.21.4e, July 2004 Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings
Prepared for Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND) and funded by MEND and Inco Ltd. Published by Natural Resources Canada and CANMET.

INAP Global Soil Cover Guidance Document
M. O’Kane. 2015. Plenary address at ICARD-IMWA 10th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage and International Mine Water Association Annual Conference, Santiago, Chile, April 24, 2015.

Development of a Global Cover System Design Technical Guidance Document
M. O’Kane and A. Baisley. 2014. Presented at the British Columbia 38th Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium, September 24, 2014, Prince George, BC.

Evaluation of the Long-Term Performance of Dry Cover Systems
OKC Report No 684-02, March 2003 Prepared for the International Network for Acid Prevention (INAP).