Thank you for your interest in Mine Closure International Annual Conference, to be held 17-19 August 2021 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.


If you submitted an abstract for MineClosure2020,  your approved abstract will be carried over to MineClosure2021. You can proceed to paper submission. If you want to update your submission, you can still send the updated abstract within the deadline. If you have major changes, please submit a new abstract and inform Anarmaa (anarmaa.sh@qmc.mn) that the original one from MineClosure2020 should be withdrawn. The new abstract is subject to review.

Conference themes

  • Planning; Landform design
  • Relinquishment; Decommissioning
  • Liabilities and Legacy management
  • Financing and cost estimation
  • Water management
  • Waste management;
  • Geochemistry; Site remediation and impact management
  • Stakeholders and community
  • Land rehabilitation and ecosystem restoration

Distinguished themes

  • Mine closure in developing counties
  • Top 10 business risks in mining and mine closure
  • Permafrost Taiga to Gobi Desert: Mine closure at varying ecosystems

Important dates

Apr 30, 2021 Revised paper submission
May 28, 2021 Copyright form submission
May 28 2021 Final Paper submission
July 31 2021 Bio notes submission
July 31 2021 Final Powerpoint submission
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