Marcello M. Veiga

Ph.D.

Chief Technical Adviser
GEF/UNDP/UNIDO Global Mercury Project

E-mail
veiga@mining.ubc.ca

Personal web page

http://www.bridge.ubc.ca/directory/faculty/detail.asp?user_id=65

Research projects
Global Mercury Project


University of British Columbia
Dept. Mining Engineering

Web site:
http://www.mining.ubc.ca
http://www.globalmercury.org/
Address:
6350 Stores Rd.
City:
Vancouver
State:
BC
Country:
Canada
Zip code:
V6T 1Z4
Phone:
001-604-8224332
Fax:
001-604-8225599


Publications

Journals
Proceedings
Books and chapters in books
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Journals

31. Gunson, A.J. and Veiga, M.M. (2004). Mercury and Artisanal Gold Mines in China. Paper accepted to be published at Environmental Practice.

30. Otchere,F.A.; Veiga,M.M. Hinton,J.J.; Farias,R.A.; Hamaguchi, R., 2003. Transforming Mining Open Pits into Fish Farms: A Sustainable Venture. Accepted to be published by Natural Resources Forum.

29. Hinton,J.J., Veiga,M.M., Beinhoff,C. (2003). Women, Mercury and Artisanal Gold Mining: Risk Communication and Mitigation. Journal de Physique IV. France, v. 107, p. 617-620.

28. Meech,J.A.; Scoble,M.; Wilson,W.; Pakalnis,R.; Klein,B.; Veiga,M.M.; Hall,R.; Ghomshei,M.; Baldwin,S.; Lavkulich,L.; Suttle,C.; Mortensen,J.; Weis,D.; Smith,L.; Hall,K.; Dixon,D.; Tromans,D.; Dreisinger,D.; Dunbar,S.; Pawlik,M.; Morin,M.; Cullen,W.; Teschke,K.; Gibson,G.; Ulansky,R.; Hinton,J.; Wickland,B.; Bissiri,Y.; Lang,B., (2003). CERM3 and its Contribution to Providing Sustainable Research for the Mining Industry. CIM Bulletin, v.96, n.1067, p.72-81.

27. Lussier, C.; Veiga,M.M.; Baldwin,S.A. (2002). Geochemistry of Se Associated with Coal Waste in the Elk River Valley, Canada. Submitted to Environmental Geology.

26. Lussier, C.; Veiga,M.M.; Baldwin,S.A. (2002). Se Release from Coal Waste in the Elk River Valley, Canada. Submitted to The Science of the Total Environment.

25. Hinton, J.J. and Veiga, M.M. (2002). Mitigation of Mercury Pollution in an Artisanal Gold Mining Community, Cachoeira do Piriá, Brazil. Paper accepted to be published at Environmental Practice.

24. Hinton, J.J.; Veiga, M.M.; Veiga A.T. (2003). Clean Artisanal Mining, a Utopian Approach? Journal of Cleaner Production v. 11, p. 99-115

23. Veiga, M.M. and Hinton, J.J. (2002). Abandoned Artisanal Gold Mines in the Amazon: A Legacy of Mercury Pollution. Natural Resources Forum. v. 26, p. 15-26.

22. Hinton, J.J. and Veiga, M.M. (2002). Earthworms as Bioindicators of Mercury Pollution from Mining and other Industrial Activities. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, v. 2, n. 3, p. 269-274. Geological Society of London.

21. Veiga,M.M.; Scoble,M; McAllister,M.L. (2001). Mining with Communities. Natural Resources Forum, v.25, p.191-202. Elsevier.

20. McAllister,M.L.; Scoble,M., Veiga,M.M. (1999). Sustainability and the Canadian Mining Industry at Home and Abroad. CIM - Canadian Institute Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Bulletin, v. 93, n.1033, p.85-92.

19. Meech,J.A and Veiga,M.M. (1998). An Adaptive Fuzzy Model to Evaluate Technological Evolution. Minerals Engineering, v.11, n.7, p.597-604.

18. Meech,J.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Tromans,D. (1998). Reactivity of Mercury from Gold Mining Activities in Darkwater Ecosystems. Ambio , v. 27, n.2, p. 92-98.

17. Veiga,M.M. and Beinhoff,C. (1997). ?UNECA Centers, a Way to Reduce Mercury Emissions from Artisanal Gold Mining and Provide Badly Needed Training?. UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) - Industry and Environment, Oct-Dec. 1997, v. 20, n.4, p.49-51.

16. Meech,J.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Tromans,D. (1997). Mercury Emissions and Stability in the Amazon Region. Canadian Metal. Quaterly, v.36, n.4, p.231-239.

15. Tromans, D.; Meech, J.A.; Veiga, M.M. (1996). Natural Organics and the Environmental Stability of Mercury: Electrochemical Considerations. Journal of Electrochemical Society, v. 143, n.6, p. L123-126.

14. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1995). HgEx - A Heuristic System on Mercury Pollution in the Amazon. Water, Air & Soil Pollution , v.80, p. 123-132.

13. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1995). Gold Mining Activities in the Amazon: Clean-up Techniques and Remedial Procedures for Mercury Pollution. Ambio, v. 24, n. 6, p. 371-375.

12. Veiga,M.M.; Meech,J.A.; Hypolito,R. (1995). Educational Measures to Address Hg Pollution from Gold Mining Activities in the Amazon. Ambio, v. 24, n.4, p.216-220.

11. Veiga,M.M.; Meech,J.A.; Oñate,N. (1994). Mercury Pollution from Deforestation. Nature, v. 368, p.816-817.

10. Silva,A.P.; Ferreira,N.L.S., Pádua,H.B., Veiga,M.M.; Silva,G.D.; Oliveira,E.F.; Silva,E.C., Ozaki,S.K. (1993). Mercury mobility in Poconé. Ambiente, v.7, n.1, p. 52-56 (in Portuguese).

9. Lins,F.A.F.; Veiga,M.M.; Stewart,J.A.; Papalia,A.; Papalia,R. (1992). Performance of a New Centrifuge (Falcon) in Concentrating a Gold Ore from Texada Island , BC. Minerals Engineering, v.5, n.10/12, p.1113-1121.

8. Veiga,M.M.; Schorscher, J.H.D.; Fyfe,W.S. (1991). Relationship of Copper with Hydrous Ferric Oxides: Salobo, Carajas., Para, Brazil. Ore Geology Review, v.6, n. 2,3, p. 245-55.

7. Veiga,M.M.; Soares,P.S.M.; Silva, A.P.; Alvarinho,S.B. (1989). Market Research of Advanced Ceramics in Brazil. Cerâmica, v. 35, n. 239, p. 6-20 A (in Portuguese).

6. Veiga,M.M. (1989). Technical Evaluation of Gold Ores. Brasil Mineral, v.72, p.124-136 (in Portuguese).

5. Martins,M.J.G.; Kishida,A.; Veiga,M.M. (1988). Planning the Mineral Exploration. Brasil Mineral, v. 52, p.40-43 (in Portuguese).

4. Veiga,M.M.; Silva,A.P.; Santos,J.F. (1987). Colorimetric Kits: an Analytical Solution for Mineral Prospecting. Brasil Mineral, v. 40, p.50-53 (in Portuguese).

3. Mandetta,P.; Veiga,M.M.; Felitti Filho,W. (1986). Mineralogical and Technological Aspects of Mining and Metallurgical Projects. Brasil Mineral, v. 37, p.60-67 (in Portuguese).

2. Pietroluongo,L.R.V. and Veiga,M.M. (1982). Quantitative Mineralogical Analysis by using X-ray Diffractrometry. Cerâmica, v. 28, n. 153, p. 377-383 (in Portuguese).

1. Horn Filho,F.X. and Veiga,M.M. (1980). Beneficiation of Canavieira's Diatomite. Mineração e Metalurgia, v. 424, p.14 - 21 (in Portuguese).





Proceedings

61. Otchere,F.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Hinton,J.J.; Hamaguchi,R. (2002). Mining and Aquaculture: A Sustainable Venture. Proceedings of the 26th BC Mine Reclamation Symposium, p. 191-203, Dawson Creek, BC, Sept 9-13, 2002.

60. Richert, K.; Lehmann,M.; Veiga,M.M. (2002). Teaching ARD-Reclamation Techniques in High School. To be published at the Proceedings of the 26th BC Mine Reclamation Symposium, p. 121-128, Dawson Creek, BC, Sept 9-13, 2002.

59. Sandoval,M.C., Veiga,M.M.; Sandner,S. (2002). An Integrated Sustainable Approach to a Placer Operation in the Lower Caroni River, Venezuela. Proc. Conference on Sustainable Mining in the 21st Century, Vancouver, BC, May 2-3, 2002 (abstract).

58 Otchere, F.A.; Hinton, J.J.; Gomez-Galindo,C.; Afonso,L.O.; Keen,P.L.; Veiga,M.M. (2002). Mining and Aquaculture. Proceedings of the Conference on Sustainable Mining in the 21st Century, Vancouver, BC, May 2-3, 2002 (abstract).

57. Hinton,J.J., Odell,C.; Veiga,M.M. (2002). Innovative Reclamation Methods. 104th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. Vancouver Apr 28-May 1, 2002.

56. Hinton,J.J., Rubio,E.; Veiga,M.M., Scoble,M. (2002). Social and Environmental Aspects of the Block Caving Mining Method. 104th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. Vancouver Apr 28-May 1, 2002 (abstract).

55. Hinton,J.J., Veiga,M.M., Hodaly,A., Baldwin,S. (2001). Transforming Tailings Water Covers into Wetlands. Proc. 8th Annual BC Metal Leaching/ARD Workshop. Vancouver, Nov. 28-30, 2001.

54. Lussier,C.; Veiga,M.M.; Baldwin, S. (2001). Geochemistry of Selenium Release from the Elk River Valley Coal Mines. Proc. 8th Annual BC Metal Leaching/ARD Workshop. Vancouver, Nov. 28-30, 2001.

53. Gunson, A.J. and Veiga, M.M. (2001). Mercury and Artisanal Gold Mines in China. Proc. 6th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, p. 197. Minamata, Oct 15-19, 2001 (abstract).

52. Hinton, J.J. and Veiga, M.M. (2001). Mitigation of Mercury Pollution in an Artisanal Gold Mining Community, Cachoeira do Piriá, Brazil. Proc. 6th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, p. 197. Minamata, Oct 15-19, 2001 (abstract).

51. Veiga, M.M. and Hinton, J.J. (2001). Methylation of Mercury-Organic Compounds by Earthworms Proc. 6th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, p. 117. Minamata, Oct 15-19, 2001 (abstract).

50. Roberts, S.A. and Veiga, M.M. (2001). Planning for Closure in the Post-industrial Age: A Proposed Framework for Building More Sustainable Mining Communities. Proc. 24th Annual British Columbia Mine-Reclamation Symposium. p. 252-262. Campbell River, BC, Sept. 24-27, 2001.

49. Sandoval, M.C.; Veiga, M.M.; Hinton, J.J.; Klein, B. (2001). Review of Bioindicators for Mine Effluents: Proposed Protocol for Earthworms. Proc. 24th Annual British Columbia Mine-Reclamation Symposium. p. 67-79. Campbell River, BC, Sept. 24-27, 2001.

48. Roberts, S.A. and Veiga, M.M. (2001). Using Fuzzy Logic as a Decision Aid in the Identification of Indicators of Sustainability. Proc. of IPMM 2001 - 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials, Vancouver, BC, Jul. 29-Aug. 3, 2001. CD-ROM.

47. Gunson,A.J.; Veiga,M.M.; Meech,J.A. (2001). HgEx: Assessing the Risk of Mercury Pollution from Artisanal Gold Mines. Proc. 29th International Symposium on Computer Applications in the Minerals Industries: APCOM 2001. p. 745-750. Apr 25-27 2001 Beijing, China.

46. Veiga,M.M. and Hinton,J.J. (2001). Mercury Bioaccumulation by Aquatic Biota in Hydroelectric Reservoirs: Review and Consideration of the Mechanisms. I Intern. Forum on Mercury in Hydroelectric Reservoirs: Guri Case. Ciudad Bolivar. Venezuela. 15 p. May 17 - 19, 2001.

45. Hinton, J.J. and Veiga,M.M. (2001). Mercury Contaminated Sites: A Review of Remedial Solutions. Proc. of the NIMD (National Institute for Minamata Disease) Forum 2001, p. 73-84, Minamata, Japan, Mar 19-20, 2001.

44. Silva,R.M.; Sandoval,M.C.; Veiga,M.M., Hinton,J.J.; Klein,B. (2000). Earthworms as Bioindicators of Acid Rock Drainage. Proc. 7th Annual BC Metal Leaching/ARD Workshop. Vancouver, Nov. 29-30, 2000.

43. Veiga, A.T. and Veiga, M.M. (2000). A Proposal for Rehabilitation of Degraded "Garimpo" Areas in the Amazon. Proc. of Iberoamerican Workshop on Mine-closure. 9 p. CD ROM. Sponsored by CYTED. La Rabida, Huelva, Spain, Sept. 25-29, 2000. (in Portuguese).

42. Roberts,S.; Veiga,M.M.; Peiter,C.C.; Sirotheau,G.J.; Barreto,M.L.; Ezequiel,G. (2000). Filling the Void: the Changing Face of Mine-Reclamation in the Americas. Proc. of Iberoamerican Workshop on Mine-closure. 24 p. CD ROM. Sponsored by CYTED. La Rabida, Huelva, Spain, Sept. 25-29, 2000.

41. Veiga,M.M.; Klein,B.; Sandoval,M.C. (2000). Environmental Aspects of Laterites. Proc. Workshop on Extracting Gold from Lateritic Ores. 138 slides (ppt) in CD ROM. CYTED/CETEM, Rio de Janeiro, Jul 3 - 7, 2000.

40. Hinton,J.J. and Veiga,M.M. (2000). Earthworms as Bioindicators of Mercury Pollution. Proc. International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment. 4p. CD ROM. Ann Arbor, Michigan, Aug 6-10, 2000.

39. Veiga,M.M., McAllister,M.L., Scoble,M. (2000). Mining with Communities. Proc. of Mining Millenium 2000, PDAC/CIM Conference, Toronto, March 5-10, 1999. (abstract in CD-ROM).

38. Veiga,M.M.; Hinton,J.J.; Lilly,C. (1999). Mercury in the Amazon: A Comprehensive Review with Special Emphasis on Bioaccumulation and Bioindicators. Proc. of the NIMD (National Institute for Minamata Disease) Forum'99, p. 19-39, Minamata, Japan, October 12-13, 1999.

37. Veiga,S.M.B.; Veiga,M.M.; Chaklader,A.C.D.; Bressiani,J.C. (1999) A New Process to Produce Advanced Zirconia-bases Ceramic Composites from Low-value Minerals. Proc. of IPMM'99 - 2nd Int. Conf. on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials, v.2, p. 797-804, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jul. 10-15, 1999.

36. Ghomshei,M.M., Bolorunduro,S.A., Keen,P.L., Veiga,M.M. (1999). Bio-kinetics in Mercury Pollution Studies: a Holistic Approach to Mercury Liberation and its Toxicity. Proc. 5th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. p. 225, Rio de Janeiro, May 23-28, 1999 (abstract).

35. Davidson,J. and Veiga,M.M. (1999). Developing Strategies for Mercury Abatement in a Zone of Uncontrolled Mercury Use: Km 88 District, Venezuela. Proc. 5th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. p. 493, Rio de Janeiro, May 23-28, 1999 (abstract).

34. Veiga,M.M.; Meech, J.A.; Beinhoff, C.A. (1999). Mercury in Artisanal Gold Mining: Myths, Facts and Solutions. Proc. 5th Int. Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. p. 497, Rio de Janeiro, May 23-28, 1999 (abstract).

33. Quik,J.A.M.; Veiga,M.M.; Healy,C; de Kom,J.F.M., Silva,M.N. (1999). Mercury Pollution and Endangerment of Indigenous Communities Resulting from Gold Mining in Suriname: a Proposal for Abatement. Proc. 5th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. p. 183, Rio de Janeiro, May 23-28, 1999 (abstract).

32. Veiga, A.T.C.; Salomão, E.P.; Veiga,M.M.; Barros,J.G.C. (1999). Tapajós Project ? a Proposal for a Clean ?Garimpagem? in the Brazilian Amazon. Proc. 5th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, p. 291, Rio de Janeiro, May 23-28, 1999 (abstract).

31. Bermudez,D.T.and Veiga,M.M. (1999). Mercury Pollution from Artisanal Gold Mining Operations in Guayana Region, Venezuela. Proc. 5th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, p. 486, Rio de Janeiro, May 23-28, 1999 (abstract).

30. Meech, J.A. and Veiga,M.M. (1998). An Intelligent System for Artisanal Gold Miners using Amalgamation. 100th AGM of CIM, Montreal, Quebec, pp.8. (proceedings in CD-ROM).

29. Veiga, M.M. and Meech,J.A., (1997). Fuzzy-neural Systems for Adaptive Reasoning on Environmental Risk Analysis. MineIT '97, First International Symposium on Information Technologies in the Mineral Industry via the Internet, organized by G. Panagiotou, December 1-12, 1997, CyberSpace and Athens, Greece, 10 HTML pages.

28. Meech,J.A. and Veiga,M.M. (1997). Predicting the Impact of Mercury Pollution with a Fuzzy Expert System. Proc. 97-IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, v. 2, p. 1056-1061, Orlando, Florida, Oct. 12-15.

27. Meech,J.A. and Veiga,M.M. (1997). Artificial Intelligence for Artisanal Miners. IPMM'97, Australasia-Pacific Forum on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials, Gold Coast, Australia, v.1, p. 268-275, Jul 14-17, 1997.

26. Veiga,M.M. (1997). Mercury in Artisanal Gold Mining in Latin America: Facts, Fantasies and Solutions. Proc. Expert Group Meeting on Artisanal Mining, UNIDO, Vienna, Austria, July 1-3, 1997. 27p.

25. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1995). A fuzzy Model for Risk Assessment. Proc. of 1995 IEEE Int. Conf. Systems, Man & Cybernetics, p.1640-1643, Vancouver, Oct 22-25, 1995.

24. Veiga,M.M. and Meech, J.A. (1995). A Brief History of Amalgamation Practices in the Americas. Proc. 16th Brazilian Symp. on Ore Processing and Hydrometallurgy. vol 1, p.581-594. Rio de Janeiro, Sept. 17-22, 1995.

23. Meech,J.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Tromans,D. (1995). Mercury Emissions and Stability in the Amazon Region. Proc. Int. Symp. Waste Processing & Recycling in Mineral and Metallurgical Industries II. 34th Annual Conference of Metallurgist, Metallurgical Society of CIM, p.523-537, Vancouver, Aug. 20-24, 1995.

22. Veiga,S.M.B.; Veiga,M.M., Chaklader,A.C.D.; Bressiani,J.C. (1995). Synthesis of Al2O3, SiC and ZrC from Kaolinite and Zircon. Proc. Int. Symp. Advanced Ceramics for Structural and Tribological Applications. 34th Annual Conference of Metallurgist, Metallurgical Society of CIM, p.107-116. Vancouver, Aug. 19-24, 1995.

21. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1995). An Adaptive Fuzzy Model for Risk Assessment of Mercury Pollution in the Amazon. Proc. 6th Int. Fuzzy Systems Assoc. World Congress. vol. 1, p. 489-492. São Paulo, July 22-28, 1995.

20. Veiga,S.M.B.; Veiga,M.M.; Chaklader,A.C.D.; Bressiani,J.C. (1995). Quantitative X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Al2O3-SiC-ZrC in ceramic composites. Proc. 39th Congr. of Brazilian Ceramic Society. vol. 2, p.900-905. Águas de Lindóia, SP, Jun. 10-13, 1995 (in Portuguese).

19. Ferreira,N.S. and Veiga,M.M. (1995). Control of Mercury Bioavailability by Sediment Adsorption. Proc. Eco Urbs' 95, p.53-55. Rio de Janeiro, Jun. 19-23, 1995.

18. Veiga,M.M.; Veiga,A.T.; Franco,L.L.; Bonagamba,M. Meech,J.A. (1995). An Integrated Approach to Mercury-contaminated Sites. Proc. Eco Urbs' 95, p.51-53. Rio de Janeiro, Jun. 19-23, 1995.

17. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1994). Application of fuzzy logic to environmental risk assessment. Proc. 4th Meeting of the Southern Hemisphere on Mineral Technology, p. 355-370. Concepcion, Chile, Nov. 20-23, 1994.

16. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1994). Heuristic Approach to Mercury Pollution in the Amazon. Proc. International Symposium on Extraction and Processing for the Treatment and Minimization of Wastes, p.23-38. 123rd Congress of TMS, The Mineral, Metals and Materials Society, S. Francisco, CA, Feb. 27-Mar. 3, 1994.

15. Meech,J.A; Veiga,M.M. and Hypolito,R. (1993). Remedial Procedures for Hg Pollution from Gold Mining Activities in the Amazon: II. Educational Measures. Proc. Randol '93, p.175-181. Acapulco, Mexico, Oct. 25 -27.

14. Veiga,M.M. and Meech,J.A. (1993). Remedial Procedures for Mercury Pollution from Gold Mining Activities in the Amazon: I. a Review of Clean-up Techniques. Proc. Randol '93, p. 169-174. Acapulco, Mexico, Oct. 25 -27.

13. Veiga,M.M. and Lins,F.F. (1992). Fine Gold Recovery with a New Centrifuge - Falcon. Proc. 3rd South Hemisphere Symp. on Min. Tech., part A, vol. 1, p. 477-489. São Lourenço, Minas Gerais, Sept. 13-16, 1992 (in Portuguese).

12. Veiga,M.M. and Meech, J.A. (1992). Expert System for Risk Assessment of Mercury Discharge from Gold Mining Operations. Proc. 31st Annual Conference of Metallurgist, Metallurgical Society of Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, p.107-118. Edmonton, Canada, Aug 23-27, 1992.

11. Manzoni, C. and Veiga, M.M. (1991). Vanadium Extraction from Used Catalysts. Proc. Seminar on Recovery of Wastes from Metallurgical Industry, p. 211-224, São Paulo, SP, Nov. 20-22, 1991; published by ABM (Brazilian Association of Metals) (in Portuguese).

10. Veiga,M.M. and Fernandes,F.R.C. (1990). Poconé: an Opportunity for Studying the Environmental Impact of the Gold Fields. Proc. 1st International Symposium on Environmental Studies on Tropical Rain Forests (Forest' 90) p.185-194. Manaus, Amazonas, Oct., 7-14, 1990. Also available in Portuguese in: Série Tecnologia Ambiental, n.1, p.1-25, Ed. Veiga & Fernandes. Edited by CETEM/CNPq, Rio de Janeiro, 1991.

9. Paschoal, J.O.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Afonso,A. (1990). Raw Materials for Advanced Ceramics. Proc. 14th Brazilian Symp. on Ore Processing and Hydrometallurgy, v. 2, p.1150-1166, Salvador, Bahia, Sept. 9-12, 1990 (in Portuguese).

8. Soares,P.S.M.; Cassola,M.S.; Veiga,M.M.; Schorscher,J.H.D. (1990). Characterization of Gold Ores by Mineral Processing Techniques. Proc. of the MAC-ICAM Int. Symp. on Applied Mineralogy, in: Process Mineralogy IX, p.241-246, Montreal, Mar. 14-17, 1989; . Ed. by W.Petruk et al., TMS Publication.

7. Veiga,M.M.; Soares,P.S.M.; Silva,A.P.; Alvarinho,S.B. (1989). Current and Potential Brazilian Market of Advanced Ceramics. Proc. 1st Florida-Brazil Seminar on Materials, 16p., Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2-4, 1989, (in Portuguese).

6. Soares,P.S.M.; Cassola,M.S.; Veiga,M.M. (1988). A Methodology for Technological Gold Ore Characterization. Proc. 13th Brazilian Symp. on Ore Processing and Hydrometallurgy, v.1, p. 263-278. São Paulo, Sept. 26-29, 1988 (in Portuguese).

5. Veiga,M.M. and Assaz,G. (1987). Raw Materials for Special Metals and Alloys. Proc. Meeting on Trends and Perspectives of the New Materials, p.97-114. São Paulo, SP, Jul., 15, 1987; published by ABM (Brazilian Association of Metals) (in Portuguese).

4. Veiga,M.M. and Kishida,A. (1985). A Stoichiometric Method to Obtain Mineralogical Composition of 3 Samples from Kerr-Addison Mine, Canada. Proc. 11th Brazilian Symposium on Ore Processing and Hydrometallurgy, v.I, p.235-246. Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Oct.,23-25, 1985 (in Portuguese).

3. Veiga,M.M. and Pietroluongo,L.R.V. (1985). A Simple Procedure to Obtain Colored X-ray Images in the Scanning Electron Microscope. Proc. 10th Brazilian Meeting of Electron Microscopy Society; São Paulo, Sept. 1-6, 1985; (abstract - Portuguese).

2. Veiga,M.M. and Schorscher,J.H.D. (1982). Characterization of Copper-Hydrous Ferric Oxides Relationship in the Weathered Copper Ore from Carajas, Maraba, PA. Proc. 1st Meeting Southern Hemisphere on Mineral Technology, v.I, p.606-613. Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 5-10, 1982 (in Portuguese).

1. Veiga,M.M. and Horn Filho,F.X (1980). Characterization and Processing of Diatomites from the State of Ceará. Proc. 4th Brazilian Congress on Engineering and Materials Science, paper C-04, p.495-503. Camboriu, Santa Catarina, Dec. 15-17, 1980 (in Portuguese).





Books and chapters in books

16. Farias, R.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Villas Boas, R.C.; Hacon, S. (2003). Fish farming: A Possible Sustainable Viability for Areas Impacted by Artisanal Mining Activities. In: Pequeña Mineria y Mineria Artesanal en Iberoamerica. p. 97-110. R. Villas Boas & A.M. Aranibar (Editors). Published by CETEM/CYTED/CONACYT (chapter in book).

15. Veiga,M.M. and Baker, R. (2003). User?s Guide for Environmental and Health Assessment of Mercury Released by Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Miners. . Published by GEF/UNDP/UNIDO Global Mercury Project. Vienna, 30 p. (book).

14. Veiga,M.M. and Baker, R. (2003). Protocols for Environmental and Health Assessment of Mercury Released by Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Miners. Published by GEF/UNDP/UNIDO Global Mercury Project. Vienna, 156 p. (book).

13. Hinton,J.J.; Veiga,M.M.; Beinhoff, C. (2003). Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead. Chapter 11 ? book: The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries G. Hilson (Editor), Published A.A. Balkema, Swets Publishers, Netherlands, 2003 (chapter in book).

12. Meech,J.A.; Veiga,M.M.; Kawazoe,Y; LeClair,S.R. (Editors), 2002. Intelligence in a Materials World. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida, November, 2002, ISBN: 0-8493-1493-3, 952 p.

11. Veiga,M.M.; Silva,A.R.B.; Hinton,J.J. (2002). Technical, Social and Environmental Aspects of Artisanal Gold Mining in the Amazon Region. Chapter 11, p. 277-306. In: Extração de Ouro - Princípios, Tecnologia e Meio Ambiente. R.B.E.Trindade & O.Barbosa Filho. Published by CETEM/CNPq, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ISBN 85-7227-150-3 (chapter in book in Portuguese).

10. Roberts, S.; Veiga, M.M.; Peiter, C.C. (2000). Overview of Mine-closure and Reclamation in the Americas. Bibliographic review on mine-closure and reclamation. Database in Access with 3000 entries and Executive Summary 79 pages. Published and sponsored by MPRI - Mining Policy Research Initiative of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Oct. 2000.

9. Veiga,M.M. and Meech, J.A. (1999). Reduction of Mercury Emissions from Gold Mining Activities and Remedial Procedures for Polluted Sites. In: Environmental Impacts of Mining Activities. J. M. Azcue (Editor). Published by Springer-Verlag (chapter in book). p.143- 162.

8. Veiga,M.M. (1997). Introducing New Technologies for Abatement of Global Mercury Pollution in Latin America. Published by UNIDO/UBC/CETEM. Rio de Janeiro, 94p. ISBN: 85-7227-100-7. (book).

7. Veiga,M.M. (1992). Mineralogical aspects. In: Aspectos Diversos da Garimpagem de Ouro. Ed. F.A.F.Lins (Editor). Ser. Tecnologia Mineral, n.54, p.15-30. Published by CETEM/CNPq, Rio de Janeiro (chapter in book in Portuguese).

6. Silva,A.P. & Veiga,M.M. (1992). Mercury in Poconé Goldfields: Other Technocratic Villain. In: Garimpo, Meio Ambiente e Sociedades Indígenas. Ed. L.Barbosa; A.L.Lobato; J.A.Drummond. Published by CETEM/EDUFF - Ed. Univ. Fluminense, Niterói, p.43-48 (chapter in book in Portuguese).

5. Silva, A.P.; Silva, E.C., Oliveira, E.F.; Silva, G.D., Padua, H.B.; Pedroso, L.R.M.; Veiga,M.M.; Ferreira, N.L.S.; Osaki, S.K. (1991). Biogeochemical Studies on Mercury in the Aquatic Environment of Poconé. In: Poconé: um Campo de Estudos do Impacto Ambiental do Garimpo. Ed. M.M. Veiga and F.R.C. Fernandes. Published by CETEM/CNPq, Rio de Janeiro, p.61-83 (chapter in book in Portuguese).

4. Veiga,M.M. and Fernandes,F.R.C. (1991). General Aspects of the Poconé Project. In: Poconé: um Campo de Estudos do Impacto Ambiental do Garimpo. Ed. M.M. Veiga and F.R.C. Fernandes. Published by CETEM/CNPq, Rio de Janeiro, p.1-25 (chapter in book in Portuguese).

3. Veiga,M.M. & Paschoal,J.O.A. (1991). Panorama of the Brazilian Sector of Materials and its relationship with Mining: contributions for R&D programmes. Ser. Estudos e Documentos, n.16. Published by CETEM/CNPq, Rio de Janeiro, 126 p. (book in Portuguese). ISBN 857227-014-0.

2. Engineering Companies in the Brazilian Mining Sector. Participation in the book elaboration. Published by Ministry of Mining & Energy. Brasilia, 1984. 277 p (book in Portuguese).

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