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Home Excecutive Council 2011—2014

Members of the Executive Council (2011—2014)


  • Adrian Brown, Denver, USA

General Secretary

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Wolkersdorfer, Wendelstein, Germany


  • Dr. Jennifer Geroni, Barry, United Kingdom (since 2014-05-01)
  • Dr. Lee C. Atkinson, Lakewood, USA (until 2014-04-30)

Vice Presidents

  • Dr. Robert Kleinmann, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas R. Rüde, Aachen, Germany


  • Prof. Rosa Cidu, Cagliari, Italy
  • Bruce Dudgeon, Milton Bc, Australia
  • Dr. Adam P. Jarvis, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Dr. Nada Rapantová, Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Dr. Lotta Sartz, Kopparberg, Sweden
  • Dr. Danie Vermeulen, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • John Waterhouse, West Perth, Australia

Co-opted Councillors

  • Prof. Colin Booth, Dekalb, USA
  • Dr. Rudy Gautama, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dr. Jennifer Geroni, Barry, United Kingdom (since 2013-08-07)
  • Prof. Dr. Changshen Wang, Xuzhou, China

Honorary Presidents

  • Prof. Rafael Fernández-Rubio, Madrid, Spain
  • Prof. Ernest Kipko († 2016-09-27), Antrasit, Ukraine
  • Prof. Miran Veselič, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Mr. Don Armstrong, Glenalta, Australia
  • Mr. Peet Nel, Sandton, South Africa
  • Prof. Dr. Andrzej Witkowski, Sosnowiec, Poland·

Honorary Members

  • Dr. Zsolt Kesseru, Budapest, Hungary († 2001-10-16)
  • Mr. Jacek Libicki, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Dr. Marek Rogoz, Katowice, Poland
  • Prof. Roy Williams, Viola, USA († 2007-04-06)
  • Dr. Colin Raymond Dudgeon, Frenchs Forest, Australia


  • Dr. Robert Kleinmann, Pittsburgh, USA
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 10:22  

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News Flash

Mine Water is the water that collects in both surface and underground mines. It comes from the inflow of rain or surface water and from groundwater seepage. During the active life of the mine, water is pumped out to keep the mine dry and to allow access to the ore body. Pumped water may be used in the extraction process, pumped to tailings impoundments, used for activities like dust control, or discharged as a waste. The water can be of the same quality as drinking water, or it can be very acidic and laden with high concentrations of potentially toxic elements.

(from UNEP/GRID-Arenda web site)