Heap Leach Solutions is a technical conference series providing an unmatched forum for sharing research, best practices, and the latest developments in a wide range of heap leaching issues. Authors with proposed research and findings from various industries have the opportunity to present their research to an engaging and relevant audience. The series is known for bringing together heap leach practitioners, researchers, and industry representatives from all over the world.

In the past, the Heap Leach Solutions conference has been held in 2013 in Vancouver, Canada, 2014 in Lima, Peru, 2015 in Reno, USA, 2016 Lima, Peru, in 2017 in Vancouver, Canada, and in 2022 in Sparks, Nevada.

Heap Leach Solutions 2025

This Heap Leach Solutions (HLS25) conference will be held in Sparks, Nevada. The conference is organized in partnership with the Mackay School of Engineering and Earth Sciences, which has educated generations of renowned scientists and engineers and has a long and proud history at the University of Nevada, Reno. Precious metal heap leaching also originated in the Reno area, and many technologies, including agglomeration of precious metal ores, were developed there.


The conference continued to be a forum for heap leach practitioners and researchers to share knowledge and latest developments. The program included the following technical and heap leach related themes:

  • Project development
  • Operations
  • Closure
  • Gold, copper, nickel, uranium, and other metal leaching
  • Heap leach hydrology
  • New technologies
  • Governance
  • Modelling
  • Economics and Financing

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For more information, please contact us at info[at]heapleachsolutions.ca.