Authors | Speakers | Reviewers

Mine Closure 2022
4-6 October 2022 | Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Accepted abstract authors submit your paper here.

Mine Closure 2022 proceedings editors


Professor Andy Fourie
Professor of Civil & Mining Engineering and Program Director – Future Tails,
The University of Western Australia

Andy has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and a PhD from the Imperial College, University of London. He has worked at the University of Queensland and the University of the Witwatersrand. Andy has been a visiting professor at the University of Alberta, the Catholic University of Valparaiso in Chile and the University of Colorado in Boulder. His research is in the field of mitigating the impact of mining and municipal solid waste disposal. Outcomes from his research have been incorporated in changes to environmental legislation in South Africa. He contributed to a series of guidelines for managing mine tailings in Australia, as well as developing a document for the International Atomic Energy Association on barrier systems for retaining uranium mining waste.
Andy has been involved in many industry-focussed projects with current projects including An evaluation of tailings storage facilities monitoring technologies managed by AMIRA and funded by eight mining companies; Future Tails aimed at training, research and education to improve tailings management funded by BHP and Rio Tinto; and Evaluating potential static liquefaction of tailings to prevent failures, funded by six mining companies as well as the Australian Research Council. Andy is also currently a member of five international tailings review boards.


Professor Mark Tibbett
Professor of Soil Ecology, University of Reading, UK

Mark is a soil ecologist with over 25 years of experience in a range of fields related to plantsoil interaction, mycorrhizas, decomposition and microbially mediated processes in soil. His research portfolio includes soil carbon, metals in the soil-plant system, phosphorus cycling, bioremediation, metallophytes and mine site rehabilitation. Mark is the co Editor-in-Chief of the international journal “Soil Research” and an associate editor for the “Australian Journal of Botany” and “Restoration Ecology” and has published a book entitled “Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes”.

Mine Closure 2022 Author Pack

Important dates

All dates are Australian Western Standard Time

Click here to access the Mine Closure 2022 Author Pack. This pack contains all the information you will require to submit your abstract and take your accepted paper through to completion.

This pack will be updated and the latest information added will be listed under the Latest News section of this page. Please check this page in accordance with the important dates listed here.

Associated documents for authors

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Abstract submission: PASSED

Abstract acceptance: PASSED

Draft paper submission: 31 May 2022

Reviewer feedback: 5 July 2022

Final paper submission: 26 July 2022

Speaker registration: 26 July 2022

Publication Agreement: 26 July 2022

Bio notes: 26 July 2022

PowerPoint presentation: 20 September 2022

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