Webinar: How to manage a modern continuous mine closure process

Date: 19.11.2020Location: Online. Register for the webinar link.

Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) and partners present an online webinar and discussion on how to tackle issues of mine closure in a sustainable way by adopting continuous mine closure and digital solutions. Mine closure is crucial for sustainable and societally accepted mining projects. It is a difficult management task with a lot of uncertainties to be reduced, expenses and liabilities to be controlled, and risks to be minimized. The webinar is part of the EIT Raw Materials funded Closurematic project. Join us to find out more and discuss latest developments in the industry.

Time: November 19, 2020 at 3–4 PM EET

How to change the way of thinking; implementing continuous closure to mining industry / Hanna Lampinen, Finnish Mining Association, 15 min
Since June 2020 Hanna Lampinen has worked for the Finnish Mining Association as an Environmental Specialist. Her previous employments include e.g. Agnico Eagle’s Kittilä gold mine.
Sustainability through mine closure, issues to tackle/ Tommi Kauppila, Geological Survey of Finland, 15 min
Tommi Kauppila is a Research Professor of mine and industrial environments at GTK. He holds a PhD and a title of docent in geology from the University of Turku. He has over fifteen years of experience in environmental and sustainability issues in mining.
Increasing the value of the asset with digital solution / Gaël Bellenfant, French Geological Survey (BRGM), 15 min
Engineer in geology and with a PhD in environmental and geotechnical sciences, Gaël Bellenfant works as a Post Mining Coordinator in charge of research, public and international projects in post-mining.
Discussion, 15 min

The webinar is organized by Geological Survey of Finland with partners from the Closurematic project: DMT GmbH, French Geological Survey (BRGM), M-Solutions Oy and Hannukainen Mining Oy.