AusIMM NZ Branch Conference 2018  • 17th–18th September • Trinity Wharf, Tauranga


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There is a digital copy of the proceedings available for downloading on the programme page.

Andrew, Ben New isotopic and thermal constraints for
fluid flow during copper mineralisation, Mount Isa, Australia
Angus, PaulGolden Blocks, the forgotten high-grade
Bahiru, Engda Structural control on epithermal mineralisation in the southern Coromandel Volcanic Zone (CVZ), New Zealand: Insights from
potential field analysis
Batt, Warren The Rise and Shine Shear Zone – A fresh look
and new ideas
Beamish, BasilSelf-heating incubation behaviour of
New Zealand lignite
Beck, Emory Project generation from mineral potential target analysis
Becker, Noel Shifting a 270 tonne gold plant: A logistical challenge
with a good outcome
Begbie, MichaelFinal sealing of Huntly West mine:
A geosynthetic solution to long term stability
Bell, Stephen Innovating safety & well-being in Kaikoura rebuild
Bergman, Suzanne Big data and mineral exploration, how to be an
organised data hoarder
Blake, FrancesArsenic redistribution in loess above the Hyde-Macraes Shear Zone in Otago, New Zealand
Boswell, Geoff The Lobo gold project, Luzon, Philippines
Brathwaite, Bob Zeolites at Ngakuru in the Taupo Volcanic Zone
and their use as environmental minerals
Brathwaite, Bob Stratigraphy, mineralogy and provenance of the
sand sequence at Waikato North Head, south Auckland
Bumby, Chris Disruptive research: New process technologies for NZ ironsand
Cavanagh, Jo Developing the Mine Environmental Lifecycle
Guide series
Chowles, WayneKarangahake update
Christenson, HanaEnhanced passive treatment systems: additions of
nutrients to bioreactors
Christie, TonyAn update on biogeochemical surveys of
epithermal gold occurrences in the Hauraki Goldfield and Taupo Volcanic Zone
Craw, DaveStrategic metals in the Otago Schist belt
Durance, Patricia Nickel and cobalt mineral potential in New
Durkin, StephenAusIMM future directions
Dyer, Chris Geology, structure and development of the
Maramarua open pit mine
Fairgray, MarleseWater chemistry changes in Cannel Creek following remedial work of Bellvue Mine AMD
Gawith, CharlesThe application of steel bollards for managing the
hazards associated with open stopes, Waihi Underground Operations
Gazley, MichaelVectors to orogenic-style
mineralisation in southern New Zealand using standardised and transformed
chemistry in soil
Gazley, Michael Examination of the
Macraes gold mine portable X-ray fluorescence dataset
Grant, Kacee Mobilisation of Au and Ag in clay-altered Otago Schist at Coronation North, Macraes Mine
Guzman, Susana Modelling uncertainties with gravity and petrophysical data
Haworth, Tony Review of the New Zealand mining sector 2017/18
Hill, Matthew Aggregate opportunity modelling: understanding
our resource and planning for the future
Hillman, Carlos Quantifying and treating contaminant discharges from the James Mine on New Zealand’s West Coast
Hobbins, Jackie Recent exploration results from the
Puhipuhi epithermal camp
Hogg, Tony IMMR update
Jewiss, Carrie The influence of rainfall on the characteristics of historic acid mine drainage on the Denniston Plateau, New Zealand
Johnson, Richard Are we nearly there yet? Finding a sweet spot for seabed mining consents after four years
Joynt, PeterThe next step in geological data management
Junior, Stephanie Deep Earth gold; Exploring Au in peridotites
Kenward, Sarah New developments in operations at NZ Petroleum & Minerals
Le Messurier, MarkDeveloping the Blackwater gold mine, Reefton Goldfield
Lilley, Hamish Greisen W-Sn in the Tin Range, Stewart Island
MacKenzie, DougControls on gold mineralisation at the
SE end of the Hyde-Macraes Shear Zone, East Otago, NZ
Malloch, Kirstine Mine drainage management
– replicating dump physiogeochemical conditions in laboratory columns
McCracken, Les AusIMM H&S Society
McLachlan, Christine Acid mine drainage analysis and
mitigation of a rehabilitated waste rock dump of Kaiata mudstone from Mt Fred
Quarry, Stockton Mine
McLauchlan, Hamish Starting from scratch, Albury coal
Mering, JohnApplying laser spectroscopy to measure
isotopic alteration in carbonates and phyllosilicates at Waihi
Mikaere, Buddy Māori Consultation – How to avoid digging yourself into a hole
Morgenstern, RegineNew Zealand’s clean technology mineral
Moorhead, Colin Tas McKee Memorial Address
O’Leary, Bernie OceanaGold update
Pattinson, Dinghy Pike River Mine - Update on conceptual plan for drift re-entry
Pickering, Daniel Textural and chemical types of scheelite at Golden Point, Macraes Mine, New Zealand
Pope, James NZ minerals sector environmental research
- tools to make better mines
Puller, Jesse Using the ANZI strain cell in exploration boreholes to
determine three dimensional stresses at depth
Ritchie, TomPlacer garnet of the West Coast
Simpson, MarkHyperspectral (SWIR) characterisation of
alteration at the Wharekirauponga epithermal Au-Ag prospect, Hauraki
Goldfield, New Zealand
Simpson, MarkGeneral alteration presented at the Epithermal Gold workshop
Sinclair, Eden Acid base accounting and modelling the acid
generating potential of waste rock at Canterbury Coal Mine, Malvern Hills
Smillie, RobertZealandia the Continent: A major upgrade for the
mineral potential of New Zealand
Stanaway, KerryOtago gold in textural zone IV schist rather
than quartz vein, lode, crush-zone or reef
Tacon, RichardBathurst update
Tay, Stephie Placer rare earth element minerals, West Coast, New Zealand
Thayer, Ciaran The benefits of implementing real-time
deformation monitoring at the Takitimu mine, Nightcaps
Tuck, Jeff Probabilistic water balance modelling for informed mine
management and planning
Weber, Paul Predicting the potential geochemical nature of
waste rock
Weightman, Erin Antimony mobilisation and attenuation during processing of gold ore
Wylie, Cam The role of ethical commitment and governance for enduring company strength