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MINE CLOSURE AND REHABILITATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

2020-5-28  Successful mine closure and rehabilitation remain seemingly intractable challenge in South Africa despite the existence of legislation that should ensure that outcome. Systemic challenges, chief among which is a disjuncture between policy and legislation and the manner in which these are applied, thwart orderly mine closure and rehabilitation and

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.

The Transparency of Mine Rehabilitation in South Africa

2019-6-1  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

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

Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa Mining Magazine

2018-8-9  Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa. 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

Welcome to Agreenco Trusted Mine Rehabilitation

What we do. Agreenco offer s new generation mine rehabilitation and environmental improvement services to m ines. We view our customer’s environmental liabilities as natural assets, and scientifically interconnect the mine’s environmental infrastructure to transform minescapes naturally in the

Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in

2012-8-15  Mining in South Africa is recognised as a key element of economic development. However, as significant public resources are now required to deal with the legacy of mining in the Witwatersrand basins, there is growing public concern that those who profit from mining are not footing the bill for environmental damage caused by their operations.

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). Australia is an acclaimed leader in mining rehabilitation (Bradshaw and

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

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

Welcome to Agreenco Trusted Mine Rehabilitation

What we do. Agreenco offer s new generation mine rehabilitation and environmental improvement services to m ines. We view our customer’s environmental liabilities as natural assets, and scientifically interconnect the mine’s environmental infrastructure to transform minescapes naturally in the

Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa Mining Magazine

2018-8-9  Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa. 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

GUEST ARTICLE: Rehabilitation mining in the goldfields of

2021-8-29  GUEST ARTICLE: Rehabilitation mining in the goldfields of South Africa. South Africa is a mature mining economy, once the largest producer of gold in the world (Hart, 2013). The majority of the gold-bearing ore body is found in a complex reef package that generally strikes to surface on an east-west plane. There are four hydrologically defined

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 likely to harbour

2389. Provision for mining rehabilitation SAICA

2018-2-2  Mining companies in South Africa are required to make financial provision in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act No. 28 of 2002 (the MPRDA), read with the National Environmental Management Act No. 107 of 1998 (NEMA), for the rehabilitation of the mining areas on which mining activities are conducted (this will in future

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.

POST-MINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND

Post-mining regeneration priorities for South Africa, in the light of the county’s developmental context, include: • restoration of land surface of sufficient quality to support pre-mining

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

Mine Closure and Rehabilitation in South Africa: Moving

2021-9-13  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

Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South

2018-6-29  Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South Africa. By JP Casey 29 Jun 2018. While South African mining companies adhere to a ‘polluter pays’ policy for restoring land damaged by spent mines, there are concerns over the informality of the financial reporting rules. National think tank, the Centre for Environmental Rights, has

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 likely to harbour

Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa Mining Magazine

2018-8-9  Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa. 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

GUEST ARTICLE: Rehabilitation mining in the goldfields of

2021-8-29  GUEST ARTICLE: Rehabilitation mining in the goldfields of South Africa. South Africa is a mature mining economy, once the largest producer of gold in the world (Hart, 2013). The majority of the gold-bearing ore body is found in a complex reef package that generally strikes to surface on an east-west plane. There are four hydrologically defined

FINANCIAL PROVISIONING FOR REHABILITATION AND

2021-9-10  South African Mines’ Rehabilitation Funding Report Intellidex 2018 A. Introduction: How provisions are made for mining rehabilitation The general case Mining companies must make provision for the costs of rehabilitation of the environment affected by mining before they even begin mining operations.

WWF Review and Analysis of the Mine Closure and

WWF Review and Analysis of the Mine Closure and Financial Provision for the Environmental Rehabilitation Regime in South Africa The mining sector, which has been a prominent feature of the South African economy over the years, has left a legacy of environmental degradation

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

IN SEARCH OF APPROPRIATE REHABILITATION

2013-3-17  IN SEARCH OF APPROPRIATE REHABILITATION STRATEGIES FOR ABANDONED NYALA MAGNESITE MINE, LIMPOPO PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA S.E. Mhlongo1*; F.A.Dacosta1 and N.F. Mphephu2 1University of Venda, School of Environmental Sciences, Department of Mining and Environmental Geology, Private Bag x 5050, Thohoyandou 0950 South Africa

Report on the Implementation Evaluation of the

2018-6-12  South Africa‟s mining industry historically formed the basis for the country‟s economic growth and today continues to play an important role in ensuring the country‟s position in the global market. South Africa is also one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world and its