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MINE CLOSURE AND REHABILITATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

2020-5-28  The avoidance of mine closure and rehabilitation responsibilitiesis common in South Africa. The “pass- the-parcel” metaphor applied to mine closure describes a phenomenon whereby mining assets are transferred to successively more marginal operators as mineral reserves are depleted.

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GUIDELINES FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INED AND

2018-5-23  In South Africa, a guideline for the rehabilitation of land disturbed by surface coal mining was first published by the Chamber of Mines in 1981. This provided excellent guidance for coal strip mine rehabilitation, but both legal requirements and rehabilitation objectives and procedures have changed considerably over the last twenty-five years.

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Mine Closure and Rehabilitation in South Africa: Moving ...

2021-8-19  Rehabilitation in South Africa: Moving Beyond Denial? Professor Tracy Humby CER Mine Closure Seminar Sunnyside Hotel, 5 May 2016. One can discern the same five figures in the way our social consciousness attempts to deal with the forthcoming apocalypse. The first reaction is one ... offer mining rehabilitation guarantees

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Welcome to Agreenco - Trusted Mine Rehabilitation

Agreenco offers new generation mine rehabilitation and environmental improvement services to mines. We view our customer’s environmental liabilities as natural assets, and scientifically interconnect the mine’s environmental infrastructure to transform minescapes naturally in

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Challenges and strategies of abandoned mine

2019-10-1  With the realisation of the health impacts of asbestos and the subsequent decrease in global demand, many asbestos mines were abandoned or closed in accordance with the regulated standards of the time. Abandoned mines remain the focus of the South African governments' rehabilitation efforts and the bulk of expenditure.

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R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines - The Mail Guardian

2019-12-6  To date, 27 asbestos mines have been rehabilitated. Rehabilitating all 245 will cost R1.7-billion. The mines are mainly in KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, North

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Post-mining rehabilitation of coastal sand dunes in ...

1996-5-1  Rehabilitation of coastal dunes following mining was pioneered in South Africa in 1977 at Richards Bay (Camp and Weisser, 1991). In 1980 Australia was mining over 750 ha of coastal sands per annum and producing 60% of the world's rutile supply (Bradshaw and Chadwick, 1980).

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Rehabilitation of mines South African Government

2021-8-19  The rehabilitation programme reduces the risk of humans and animals being exposed to asbestos fibres originating from sites where asbestos used to be mined. Job creation is one of the key requirements of the rehabilitation project. This contributes to some of the priorities of the National Development Plan. The DMR also develops reports on mine ...

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Mining Rehabilitation Guarantees - Guardrisk

Mining Rehabilitation Guarantees. Legislation requires that all mining operations within South Africa must make financial provision to guarantee the availability of sufficient funds to undertake rehabilitation and remediation of the adverse environmental impacts of mining activities both during the life of the mine and at closure. Traditionally ...

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GUIDELINES FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INED AND

2018-5-23  In South Africa, a guideline for the rehabilitation of land disturbed by surface coal mining was first published by the Chamber of Mines in 1981. This provided excellent guidance for coal strip mine rehabilitation, but both legal requirements and rehabilitation objectives and procedures have changed considerably over the last twenty-five years.

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South Africa: Mining Rehabilitation – A Regulated Activity

2011-11-28  Mining Rehabilitation – A Regulated Activity. The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act No. 28 of 2005 (the MPRDA), the National Environmental Management Act No. 107 of 1998 (NEMA) and the National Water Act No. 36 of 1998 (NWA) and the Regulations thereto regulate the impacts of mining operations conducted in South Africa on the ...

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Creative mine rehabilitation in South Africa leaves ...

2020-10-12  The bottom line is that by being creative, the mining industry in the form of BHP, in collaboration with Iziko Museum of South Africa have created an inspiring legacy that will benefit researchers for decades to come, as the remaining fossil deposits are

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Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa - Mining Magazine

2018-8-9  3. 4. Despite South Africa's mine closure laws comparing well internationally, the country can boast very few examples of successfully implemented mine closure; instead, over 6,000 mines have been abandoned without adequate rehabilitation.

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The Transparency of Mine Rehabilitation in South Africa ...

South Africa’s mining laws. South African law requires mining companies to set aside funds at the outset of a project for rehabilitation of the local area once the mine has reached the end of its life. If the company is unwilling to use these funds after a mine closure, the government can opt to take the money and conduct the rehabilitation ...

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The impact of artisanal mining on rehabilitation efforts ...

The impact of artisanal mining on rehabilitation efforts of abandoned mine shafts in Sutherland goldfield, South Africa Jamba. 2019 Jun 13;11(2):688. doi: 10.4102/jamba.v11i2.688. eCollection 2019. Authors Sphiwe E Mhlongo 1 ...

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Surface-strip coal mine land rehabilitation planning in ...

2017-12-1  Although there have been some improvements in some jurisdictions, legislation in South Africa and Australia, Queensland and New South Wales, may inadvertently be driving immaturity in rehabilitation documents. In South Africa, rehabilitation, from 1997 to 2015, was specified within a stand-alone Mine Rehabilitation Plan, as appended to a Basic ...

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Full Disclosure – The Truth About South African Corporate ...

The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa. Analysed disclosures by eleven mining companies listed in South Africa about their financial provision for environmental rehabilitation, i.e. the money that mining companies must set aside to rehabilitate the

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Rehabilitation of mines South African Government

2021-8-19  The rehabilitation programme reduces the risk of humans and animals being exposed to asbestos fibres originating from sites where asbestos used to be mined. Job creation is one of the key requirements of the rehabilitation project. This contributes to some of the priorities of the National Development Plan. The DMR also develops reports on mine ...

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South Africa: Mining Rehabilitation – A Regulated Activity

2011-11-28  Mining Rehabilitation – A Regulated Activity. The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act No. 28 of 2005 (the MPRDA), the National Environmental Management Act No. 107 of 1998 (NEMA) and the National Water Act No. 36 of 1998 (NWA) and the Regulations thereto regulate the impacts of mining operations conducted in South Africa on the ...

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Mine closure and rehabilitation in South Africa WWF ...

2021-8-10  In response to unsolicited inputs from various stakeholders and the ongoing discourse around South Africa’s pathway to a just transition, WWF South Africa and Mining Dialogues 360° (MD360) co-convened two colloquiums, one in Johannesburg in November 2019 and one in Cape Town in January 2020.

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The Transparency of Mine Rehabilitation in South Africa ...

South Africa’s mining laws. South African law requires mining companies to set aside funds at the outset of a project for rehabilitation of the local area once the mine has reached the end of its life. If the company is unwilling to use these funds after a mine closure, the government can opt to take the money and conduct the rehabilitation ...

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Rehabilitation Plan and Closure Cost Estimate for the De ...

2018-1-20  Rehabilitation Plan and Closure Cost Estimate for the De Groote Boom Mining Area UAR2967 Digby Wells Environmental 1 1 Introduction Mining in South Africa is renowned as a key element of economic development. However, this significant economic development is shadowed by the environmental damage caused by the mining operations.

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Mine Rehabilitation Design - Jones Wagener

Jones Wagener implements engineering solutions that are not only cost-effective but also environmentally sound.. We are actively involved with, and continually improve, the best practises in this field. Notwithstanding this integration, the Environmental Engineering

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Full Disclosure – The Truth About South African Corporate ...

The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa. Analysed disclosures by eleven mining companies listed in South Africa about their financial provision for environmental rehabilitation, i.e. the money that mining companies must set aside to rehabilitate the

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DMR clarifies its mine rehabilitation financial provision ...

2016-10-25  After acquiring Optimum Coal, a subsidiary of Glencore South Africa, which had been placed under business rescue posing considerable risk to the mining sector due to significant job losses, Optimum applied in terms of section 11 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), to cede its mining

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Guidelines for Sinkhole and Subsidence Rehabilitation ...

2016-5-12  South Africa, sinkholes induced by the dewatering of dolomite groundwater compartments for gold mining caused the loss of life of 38 people (De Bruyn and Bell, 2001). A community of approximately 30 000 households was relocated to safer ground in a dolomite area west of Johannesburg, South Africa

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(PDF) Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current ...

Mining in South Africa has developed into a leading industry, accounting for 8% of the gross domestic product (Milaras et al., 2014). It is sustained by an ever-increasing demand (both locally and ...

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