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Mike Cambridge - Publications

  1. The Design and Construction of Tailings Dams in Cornwall, presented to the Regional Conference of the Engineering Group of the Geological Society at Kingston Polytechnic September 1980.
  2. Relaxation of Rock Above Old Workings, Wheal Jane Mine, Cornwall, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, Vol. 18. 1985.
  3. Identifying Hydro Resources with Enhanced Satellite Imagery. Joint Author, Water Power and Dam Construction, October 1986.
  4. Geotechnical aspects of the construction of tailings dams two European studies. Joint Author. Proceedings of The British Dam Society, 6th Conference, The Embankment Dam, September 1990.
  5. Textured Geomembrane for the Staged Raising of the Cerro do Lobo Dam. Joint Author Water Power and Dam Construction, June 1991.
  6. Environmental Legislation and Advances in Tailings Disposal Technology in North America and Europe. Joint Author First European Metals Conference. “Non Ferrous Metallurgy Present and Future”. September 1991.
  7. Investigation and Causation Linkage. Euroforum Conference on Insurance Claims for Environmental Impairment. London 1991. Joint Author.
  8. Contaminated Land A Nationwide Problem 92. “Polluted and Marginal Land” 1992, Brunel University, UK. Joint Author.
  9. The Implications of European Community Directives on the Development and Protection of Water Resources throughout Europe. Athens Conference 18-20 November 1992. Joint Author.
  10. The uses of Liners for the Containment and Control of Pollution. Conference on Geotechnical Management on Waste and Contamination - Institute of Engineers, Australia, March 1993. Joint Author.
  11. Wheal Jane, Its Abandonment and Treatment of the Resultant Discharge. Pittsburgh Conference 1994. Joint Author.
  12. Planning for Closure - The Use of Passive Systems for the Treatment and Remediation of Mine Outflow and Seepage. Institute of Mining and Metallurgy - Seminar for Planning Pre-closure. 9th November 1994.
  13. Developing Treatment Strategies for the Wheal Jane Acidic Minewater. Proceedings of Abandoned Mine Discharges and Effluents. BICS International Conference. September 1994. Joint Author.
  14. The impact of Mining in the Fal Estuary - an historical perspective. Fal2000. Camborne School of Mines. 9th October 1995.
  15. Acid Mine Drainage Problems, Issues and Potential Solutions. SCI Conference on Acid Mine Drainage Water. London. April 1996.
  16. The Development of a Treatment Strategy for the Acid Mine Drainage. Proceedings of Mining and the Environment. Prague. September 1996. Joint Author.
  17. Integrated environmental management in polymetallic sulphide mines. Fourth International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Minerals Production. Cagliari, Italy. October 7-11 1996. Joint Author.
  18. Wheal Jane - The Long Term Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage. 4th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage. Vancouver. June 1997.
  19. Investigation of the Use of Passive Systems for the Treatment of Acid Minewater at Wheal Jane. Proceedings of Water Treatment and Resources Management. Chemnitz. September 1997.
  20. Marine Pollution in the Black Sea due to Mining Activities: Preliminary Environmental Characterisation and Risk Assessment. Proceedings of the First Annual Workshop (Eurothen ‘98), Athens, Greece, 12-14 January 1998. Joint Author.
  21. Innovative Industrial Technologies for the Rehabilitation of Land Contaminated from Polymetallic Sulphide Mining and Processing Operations (ROLCOSMOS). Proceedings of the First Annual Workshop (Eurothen ‘98), Athens, Greece, 12-14 January 1998. Joint Author.
  22. New Bentonite and Zeolite Based Products and Applications for Environmental Protection (BENPRO). Proceedings of the First Annual Workshop (Eurothen ’98), Athens, Greece, 12-14 January 1998. Joint Author.
  23. Selection of Remedial Actions in Tailings Disposal Sites by Risk Assessment Studies – Two Case Studies. International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium, 20-23 June 1999, Madrid, Spain. Joint Author.
  24. Rehabilitation of Historic Mineworkings in Europe. Mine, Water & Environment for the 21st Century Mine/Quarry: Waste Disposal and Closure. Proceedings of International Congress, Sevilla, Spain, 13-17 September 1999.
  25. Sustainable Drainage, An Engineering Perspective. Proceedings of Greening the Waters, Liverpool, November 1999.
  26. Marine Pollution in the Black Sea due to Mining Activities: Preliminary Environmental Characterisation and Risk Assessment. Proceedings of the Third Annual Workshop (Eurothen ’00), Lisbon, Portugal, January 2000. Joint Author.
  27. Innovative Industrial Technologies for the Rehabilitation of Land Contaminated from Polymetallic Sulphide Mining and Processing Operations (ROLCOSMOS). Proceedings of the Third Annual Workshop (Eurothen ’00), Lisbon, Portugal, January 2000. Joint Author.
  28. Minimizacion del Impacto Ambiental, Tenologias de Confinamiento. Proceedings of Gestion de Residuos Mineros Balsa de Esteriles, School of Mines, Madrid, Spain, May 1999.
  29. A review of tailings dam failures. International Water Power and Dam Construction, May 2001.
  30. The Case for Auditing and Certification of Tailings Management Facilities, UNEP Industry and Environment Special Issue, Volume23, 2000, joint Author
  31. The Sustainability of Gold Mining in Europe, Sustainable Development Indicators in the Mineral Industries, Milos May 2003
  32. The Future of Mine Waste Disposal in Europe Mine Waste Management-BAT Project Application, Wroclaw, Poland, June 2003, Minerals and Energy, Volume18 No.4
  33. The Treatment of Mine Waste to Achieve Cost Effective Closure of Tailings Dams (CLOTADAM)- an Overview, Mine Waste Management-BAT Project Application, Wroclaw, Poland, June 2003,Joint author.
  34. Evaluation of Potential Risks and Mitigation Measures in the Design of a Mining Project. Professor Kontopoulos Memorial Volume, April 2004, Joint Author
  35. Tailings Disposal in Cornwall – Past and Present. Professor Kontopoulos Memorial Volume, April 2004
  36. The Importance of Failure in the Design Process, Workshop in Geoenvironment and Geotechnics, Milos, September 2005
  37. Instrumentation and Monitoring to Prevent Failure, Workshop in Geoenvironment and Geotechnics, Milos, September 2005
  38. Phased Construction of the Barragem de Cerro do Lobo, 22nd International Congress on Large Dams, Barcelona, June 2006; Joint Author
  39. The Influence of Inspection and Monitoring on the Phased Construction of the Barragem de Cerro do Lobo, 14th BDS Biennial Conference, Durham September 2006; Joint Author
  40. European Standards of Global Relevance – Implications for the Adoption of Paste Technology, Paste 2007, Perth, Australia, March 2007; Joint Author
  41. The Implications of Pyritic Rockfill on the Performance of Embankment Dams, Dams and Reservoirs, October 2008
  42. The application of the Mines and Quarries (Tips) and the Reservoirs Act, 15th BDS Biennial Conference Warwick, September 2008
  43. Flood assessment at UK tailings management facilities, 16th BDS Biennial Conference, Strathclyde, June 2010
  44. Examining the technical and regulatory implications arising from the Extractive Waste Directive, Brownfield Briefing’s Mining Conference, May 2012
  45. Updated guidance for applicants to the panels set up under the Reservoirs Act 1975, Dams and Reservoirs, March 2013, Joint author
  46. The use of historic tailings dam incidents in the development of emergency plans, European Club of ICOLD Workshop, Dams: Incidents and Accidents, What Can We Learn? Stockholm November 2013
  47. Emergency planning for mining waste facilities in England, 18th BDS Biennial Conference, Belfast, September 2014, Joint author
  48. Liquefaction failure in a Derbyshire fluorspar tailings dam, 18th BDS Biennial Conference, Belfast, September 2014
  49. The development of a European handbook on sustainable design, operation and closure of mine waste facilities, ICOLD, Stavanger, May 2015
  50. Mine Waste (tailings) Facilities, Design and management workshop, Principal lecturer, SWECO, Stockholm, May 2015
  51. The future for recycling and disposal of extractive waste in Europe, Workshop on geotechnical solutions for the management of waste from mining and quarrying, Lisbon, 23rd June 2015
  52. Hydraulic Transport and Storage of Extractive Waste: Guidelines to European Practice, Springer Books, Lead author and Editor, January 2018
  53. The Environmental Permitting of a new mine waste facility in Devon, 20th BDS Biennial Conference, Swansea, September 2018
  54. The Role of Inspection and Monitoring in Risk and Asset Management, Binnie Lecturer, 20th BDS Biennial Conference, Swansea, September 2018
  55. Geotechnical aspects of the design, construction and inspection of tailings dams, an introduction Workshop, BDS , Swansea, Principal Lecturer, September 2018
  56. Preliminary reflections on the failure of the Brumadinho iron ore tailings dam at the Minas Córrego do Feijăo, Minas Gerais, Brazil in January 2019, Dams and Reservoirs, October 2019, Joint author

Other publications:
Hydraulic transport and storage of extractive waste, European Guidelines, (lead author and editor), Springer Books, January 2018

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