This webinar will provide an overview of the application of satellite-based elevation surveying for active and legacy (decommissioned) tailings facilities. We will discuss the:
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Sam Rivet (P.Eng.), Account Executive , PhotoSat
Sam Rivet graduated from Queen’s University in 2008 where he completed his B.Eng. in Mining and Mineral Engineering. He is a Registered Professional Mining Engineer in the Province of Alberta. At a technical level, Sam’s experience spans both the mining and civil construction industry. He has industry experience as a tailings engineer, mine project engineer, mine efficiency engineer, and engineering consultant for open pit mines. In his last position before joining PhotoSat, Sam worked as a project manager for Kidco Construction. In this role, he supervised the earthworks portion of a major highway construction project near Calgary. In 2020, Sam joined the PhotoSat team as a Sales Engineer. In this role, he lends his extensive experience in surveying, operating mines, tailings management, and earthworks construction to the organization.
Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, PhotoSat was founded in 1993 to provide “better data for better decisions”. PhotoSat has invented a new geophysical processing technology to produce the world’s most accurate satellite survey data. They specialize in elevation surveying for civil engineering infrastructure projects, tailings storage facility surveying, and the planning and design of resource development projects. They deliver services to clients in the oil, gas and mining industries, to governmental agencies, and to engineering and environmental companies. Their expertise in geophysical data processing methods combined with extensive experience enables them to provide satellite surveying with unparalleled accuracy. PhotoSat has delivered thousands of quality engineering satellite surveys which shorten project timelines, eliminate survey delays, improve data reliability, and reduce risk. They produce data with better than 15cm elevation accuracy.
Review the concepts of what responsible tailings management is as it pertains to the mining life cycle. The course will use examples from around the world to emphasize current trends in best practices in tailings management embraced by leaders in the industry.
Duration: 9 hours
Access: 90 Days
Price: $399 USD
This course covers tailings as part of the mining process, tailings types and characteristics, tailings facility types and components, and tailings facility design, performance, construction, operation and closure.
Duration: 19 hours
Access: 90 days
Price: $299 USD