Melanie Cox

Geochemistry Consultant, SRK Consulting (UK)

Melanie Cox (BSc) has over 11 years’ experience in the mining industry, and has worked as a Geochemistry Consultant for the past four years. She specialises in European waste classification and has a good knowledge of EU legislation. She is experienced in testwork coordination, data processing, interpretation and reporting for geochemical characterisation studies and water quality assessments from numerous multi-disciplinary projects worldwide.

26.06.2019 11:00 - 12:45 Session 4 - Royal Ballroom 3 (First Floor) | Royal 3 (first floor)

Geochemical Mine Waste Characterisation: Understanding Project Risks

Geochemical characterisation of mine waste is necessary under the European Mine Waste Directive, but it is also crucial to understanding potential future risks to a project. This presentation focuses on the importance of geochemical waste characterisation. It outlines the approach to classifying mine waste according to European legislation and considers the implications this can have on mine design.