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Surface Strip Coal Mining Handbook sacea

This handbook on surface strip coal mining serves as a general introduction to the subject of mining, specifically surface strip coal mining. It is intended as handbook for engineers who are new to the field of mining engineering, or for students who are entering the field with little prior knowledge.

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Overview on Reclamation and Rehabilitation of Mines

Surface mining activities disturb the original land profile In India mineral production comes mostly from opencast mines & hence Land degradation problems is of serious concern An intrie, indepth and site Overview on Reclamation and Rehabilitation of Mines Author:

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The challenge of mining rehabilitation Old Mutual

Land rehabilitation is the process of returning the land in a given area to some degree of its former state, after some process (industry, natural disasters, etc.) has resulted in its damage.Many projects and developments will result in the land becoming degraded, for example mining, farming and forestry

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining

with underground and surface water. Mining also has serious social consequences: on the movement of people, on people''s health and the environments they live in. Coal mining in South Africa It was mining that gave South Africa its current shape through processes from the 1880s to 1910. Gold mining took centre stage early, both because of

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After the mining, what''s next? Overseas mine

Gregg Borschmann explores the history of mine rehabilitation. That''s certainly true in South Africa, says Anthony Turton, a water expert and advisor to the mining industry.

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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

of acid mine drainage in South Africa. S Afr J Sci. 107(5/6), Art. #712, 7 pages. Variables affecting the impact of acid mine drainage This treatment consisted of adding lime to raise

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Environmental Impacts and Health Aspects in the Mining

Environmental Impacts and Health Aspects in the Mining Industry vi Acknowledgements To explore, mine and extract the truth about the mining industry is a vast and challenging task of which we have managed to scratch but the surface in some areas and in other areas, we have been able to

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE FRAME ViORK FOR MINE

Formal mining in South Africa is more than 100 years old. Legislation at that time primarily focused on "surface rehabilitation" and the primary emphasis of mining was focused on its economic gains. With regard to environmental management and rehabilitation, mining companies therefore complied

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ROSSMIN MINING MEMBER OF THE JT ROSS GROUP

A small percentage of the total Rossmin mining area is directly affected by the mining activity, which means that a large area is maintained in its natural state. Through good governance during the life of the mine, to manage the natural resources, the impact on the environment will be minimised.

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Soil and rock construction Our technologies

Soil and rock construction Each new road begins with soil and rock construction. Nature does not always provide the ideal ground conditions – whether for civil engineering or structural engineering projects. Quite often, the existing soil requires preliminary treatment to improve its bearing capacity.

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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

of acid mine drainage in South Africa. S Afr J Sci. 107(5/6), Art. #712, 7 pages. Variables affecting the impact of acid mine drainage This treatment consisted of adding lime to raise

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POSTMINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND POLLUTION

POSTMINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND POLLUTION AT COLLIERIES IN SOUTH AFRICA D. Limpitlaw1, M. Aken2, H. Lodewijks2 and J. Viljoen3 1 Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry 2 Anglo Coal 3 BHP Billiton ABSTRACT Coal mining in South Africa is a mature industry and there are large numbers of closed

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining

with underground and surface water. Mining also has serious social consequences: on the movement of people, on people''s health and the environments they live in. Coal mining in South Africa It was mining that gave South Africa its current shape through processes from the 1880s to 1910. Gold mining took centre stage early, both because of

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The South African legislative framework for mine closure

The South African legislative framework for mine closure by E. Swart* Synopsis The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the current legislative framework for mine closure within South Africa as well as the new requirements in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002. The roles and responsibilities of

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Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South

Jun 29, 2018 · National think tank, the Centre for Environmental Rights, has released its latest report into South Africa''s mine rehabilitation funds, and here JP Casey looks at the report''s recommendations, and how and why the country''s mining industry should change. Surface Mining Ropes.

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The Need of Mining Industry – A SWOT analysis ISCA

The Need of Mining Industry – A SWOT analysis N. Pavan Kumar1 and Indresh Rathore2 1Project Lead, Cyient Ltd., Software Units Layout, Infocity, Madhapur, Hyderabad500081, Telangana, INDIA 2Consultant, Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA Available online at: in, me Received 28th July 2015, revised 3rd August 2015, accepted 22nd

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Homepage Miningreview

Mining Review Africa is a monthly publiion distributed throughout Africa and internationally to decision makers at mines, and mining houses

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Course ce.up.ac

The Land Rehabilitation: Reclamation and Restoration short course gives you an indepth look at the principles of rehabilitating natural environments that have once been disturbed by developments such as surface mining, improper agricultural land management practices or any form of pollution.

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11. ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION PLAN

11.2.5 Financial Provisions for Mine Closure Furthermore, financial provision is required in terms of Section 41 of the MPRDA to achieve the total quantum for the rehabilitation, management and remediation of negative environmental impacts. This plan should be read in conjunction with the Financial Provision (refer to

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Paper: Mine site rehabilitation — are we reinventing the

Abstract: Mine site rehabilitation generally aims to produce a safe, stable and nonpolluting postmining landscape that serves some agreed postmining land use. Historically, the presumed postmining land use has generally driven the rehabilitation process, often regardless of whether the adopted land use matches the premining land use or is achievable.

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Soil and rock construction Our technologies

Soil and rock construction Each new road begins with soil and rock construction. Nature does not always provide the ideal ground conditions – whether for civil engineering or structural engineering projects. Quite often, the existing soil requires preliminary treatment to improve its bearing capacity.

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Environmental Impact Statement SECTION 5 Coal Mining

SECTION 5 REHABILITATIONAND MINE CLOSURE. Tasman Extension Project – Environmental Impact Statement 5i TABLE OF CONTENTS 5 REHABILITATION AND MINE CLOSURE 51 5.1 REHABILITATION STRATEGY FOR THE EXISTING TASMAN • rehabilitation of surface disturbance areas at the cessation of the Project (i.e. the new pit top

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A review of problems and solutions of abandoned mines in

PDF Mining has been the backbone of the South African economy for many years. For over a century it has contributed considerably in the welfare of the people of South Africa. As a result of

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R.D. Krause, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University

R.D. Krause, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa L.G. Snyman, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa South Africa has a long and somewhat troubled history when it comes to mine closure. Looking at

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Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in

mine drainage (AMD) have highlighted the need for improved environmental maintenance and rehabilitation in the mining sector. These concerns give rise to questions about the availability of funds to manage the impacts of mining and the adequacy of financial provisions made by mining companies for rehabilitation.

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Coal mining World Coal Association

Mine rehabilitation. Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped. In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining has

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Minopex – Excellence in outsourced minerals processing

Minopex was established in 1996 in response to a growing need in the mining industry for contract operations as more mines realised that mineral processing was not their core competency. Today, Minopex is seen as a leader in contract operation and maintenance, operating facilities at major mines throughout Southern Africa. Read More

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"REHABILITATING ABANDONED MINES IN CANADA

v Comments: Arrangements may be made with mining companies to share funding when the company desires something from government, usually indemnifiion against future liability or sharing of rehabilitation costs in exchange for access to mineral exploration or waste

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Assessing the success of experimental rehabilitation on a

The success of different rehabilitation treatments following surface mining on the arid west coast of South Africa was assessed. Treatments consisting of one or a combination of topsoil addition, plant transloion and seeding were applied to experimental rehabilitation sites in 2001, while the treatment of another site in 2008 combined all three techniques.

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BioGeotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation 1st Edition

BioGeotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation deals with the biological, physical, chemical, and engineering approaches necessary for the reclamation of mine waste. As mining has negative effects on natural resources and deteriorates the quality of the surrounding environment, this book provides coverage across different types of mining industries, which are currently creating industrial

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BioGeotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation 1st Edition

BioGeotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation deals with the biological, physical, chemical, and engineering approaches necessary for the reclamation of mine waste. As mining has negative effects on natural resources and deteriorates the quality of the surrounding environment, this book provides coverage across different types of mining industries, which are currently creating industrial

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Mindset Mining Consultants

/ Surface Infrastructure Design for New Clydesdale Colliery / Tender Compilation for Mine Rehabilitation and Commissioning / Usutu Colliery Mine Planning / Vuwa Investments Chamber of Mines of South Africa / SHEC Advice / MOSH Adoption System /

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Mine Rehabilitation Risk Assessment Integrated Network Model

Jul 09, 2016 · Analysis of causal agents and risk events to develop a Rehabilitation Risk Assessment Interface Network (R2AIN) model for surfacestrip coal mining rehabilitation decisions.

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GUIDELINES FOR PREPARING A MINING SITE

rehabilitation plan is to be presented, its technical content and the general mining site rehabilitation requirements involved. Designed to guide the mining industry, this document is divided into three parts. Part 1 deals with Mining Act provisions governing mineral substances, exploration and mining, details to be submitted should mining

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Asia Strategic Mining Corporation Home Facebook

With a correct regulatory attention, social justice, democratic participation by local communities, environmental policies and rehabilitation of mines, Philippines can do responsible mining like other countries: Australia, South Africa, Finland, Germany, Chile, Peru and Canada, to name but a few

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE FRAME ViORK FOR MINE

Formal mining in South Africa is more than 100 years old. Legislation at that time primarily focused on "surface rehabilitation" and the primary emphasis of mining was focused on its economic gains. With regard to environmental management and rehabilitation, mining companies therefore complied

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South Africa : Mining Rehabilitation – A Regulated Activity

Nov 28, 2011 · 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 environment and prescribe statutory duties in respect of, inter alia, environmental

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Risk assessment workbook for mines NSW Resources and

Risk assessment workbook for mines Metalliferous, extractive and opal mines, and quarries IGA019 The New South Wales Government does not guarantee that the information is complete, SURFACE MINE (e.g. quarry, open cut, pit, sand or

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Course ce.up.ac

The Land Rehabilitation: Reclamation and Restoration short course gives you an indepth look at the principles of rehabilitating natural environments that have once been disturbed by developments such as surface mining, improper agricultural land management practices or any form of pollution.

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Rehabilitating old mining sites Mining Technology

Nov 20, 2013 · Rehabilitating old mining sites. This is why rehabilitation of mining sites is so important it''s important to establish new growth as quickly as possible and allow any land destroyed by mining to be put to better use for forestry or grazing purposes. Surface Mining Ropes.

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