Associated Event

26th International Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Tailings
16–18 April 2024 | Pullman Melbounre on the Park, Melbourne, Australia

Mine Fill Seminar

19 April 2024 | Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Australia

Stay tuned for more information on this seminar.

Collaborating Organisation

Seminar Facilitator

Dr Ryan Veenstra
Global Backfill Specialist
Newmont Corporation

Ryan is Newmont’s global backfill specialist, providing technical and operational expertise and leadership for Newmont’s underground mines. Over the last 15 years, he has been involved in backfill as an academic, consultant, and onsite engineer, and presently coaches and mentors Newmont’s backfill engineers in Australia and the Americas. His expertise and experience cover the entire backfill system with a particular speciality in backfill geomechanics. He has a geological engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and holds a PhD in civil engineering from the University of Toronto.