Full Name
Mario Bianchin
Job Title
Director Mine Water Resources Western Canada
Speaker Biography
Dr. Bianchin, Director of Mine Water Resources at AtkinsRealis’s Sustainable Mine Development Group in Western Canada, is a seasoned hydrogeochemist with over 35 years of environmental engineering experience. Specializing in due diligence studies, water treatment, AMD evaluations, and mineral waste facility analyses, he excels in leading multidisciplinary teams. Mario has led numerous projects, from FEED design to closure scopes, emphasizing flexible mine water management plans and progressive reclamation strategies. His expertise extends to in-situ and tank-based treatment for oxyanions and metals removal. With advanced degrees in hydrogeology, Mario drives innovative approaches to water management in the mining industry.

Mario is also the Water Global Technical Network Minerals & Metals Regional Lead and Geochemical Technical Authority at AtkinsRéalis. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Saskatchewan.
Mario Bianchin