mining rehabilitation in south africa

MINE CLOSURE AND REHABILITATION IN SOUTH

and the ongoing discourse around South Africa’s pathway to a just transition, WWF South Arica and Mining Dialogues 360° (MD360) co-convened two colloquiums, one in Johannesburg in November 2019 and one in Cape Town in January 2020. The colloquiums brought together a wide range of stakeholders from academia, government

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Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa – THE UNDERMINERS

Dec 15, 2018  Environmental laws in South Africa require mining companies, before they start mining, to prepare detailed studies setting out the damage that the mining will cause, and how they will rehabilitate it. Mining companies are required to determine the costs of rehabilitation, and are required to set aside money to cover those costs.

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Welcome to Agreenco - Trusted Mine Rehabilitation

What we do. 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 the interest and to the benefit of all stakeholders.

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

May 05, 2016  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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GUIDELINES FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INED AND

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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Rehabilitation Plan and Closure Cost Estimate for the

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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Rehabilitation of mines South African Government

Rehabilitation of mines The mine rehabilitation programme has had a positive effect on communities where the projects include economic growth owing to sourcing labour and material locally. The programme also results in improved health and well-being of communities.

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

May 05, 2016  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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Mine closure and rehabilitation in South Africa WWF ...

Successful mine closure and rehabilitation remain seemingly intractable challenge in South Africa despite the existence of legislation that should ensure that outcome. 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 ...

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GUIDELINES FOR THE REHABILITATION OF INED AND

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

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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Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South ...

Jun 29, 2018  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 ...

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Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa - Mining Magazine

Aug 09, 2018  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. According to Matthew Law, senior environmental management consultant ...

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Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in ...

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 ... Guidelines on Rehabilitation of Mines.

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R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines - The Mail Guardian

Dec 06, 2019  It is the cornerstone of South Africa’s environmental law. But, in the case of 6 000 abandoned mines being rehabilitated by the minerals department, it

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Making Money after Mining: Farming on Rehabilitated Open ...

Jul 08, 2020  Making Money after Mining: Farming on Rehabilitated Open Cast Mines. South Africa is a commodity-based economy, with the mining sector not only a cornerstone of the economy but the very foundation on which the nation was built. Directly and indirectly, mining nominally contributed to 17 percent of the country’s gross domestic product in 2012. 1.

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Mine Rehabilitation Design - Jones Wagener

Setting best practice standards in the rehabilitation design of opencast mines and discard dumps; Expert surface water studies and specialist reports; The development of water balances. Actively participating in professional bodies: › SAICE

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2389. Provision for mining rehabilitation

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 ...

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Glencore launches mine rehabilitation project at ...

1 天前  Glencore launches mine rehabilitation project at Wonderfontein. Glencore and local development partners have launched a pilot in South Africa that uses remediated mine land and water to grow wheat. The pilot, launched in April 2021, is trialling the growth of different winter wheats - strains of wheat planted in the autumn for spring harvesting ...

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DMR clarifies its mine ... - Mining Review Africa

Oct 25, 2016  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 right to Tegeta, a request which ...

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Mine closure and rehabilitation in South Africa WWF ...

Successful mine closure and rehabilitation remain seemingly intractable challenge in South Africa despite the existence of legislation that should ensure that outcome. 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 ...

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Glencore launches mine rehabilitation project at ...

1 天前  Glencore launches mine rehabilitation project at Wonderfontein. Glencore and local development partners have launched a pilot in South Africa that uses remediated mine land and water to grow wheat. The pilot, launched in April 2021, is trialling the growth of different winter wheats - strains of wheat planted in the autumn for spring harvesting ...

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FINANCIAL PROVISIONING FOR REHABILITATION AND

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.

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Full Disclosure – The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in ...

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), an OSF-SA grantee, recently released a series of reports entitled ‘Full Disclosure – the truth about mining rehabilitation in South Africa’. The reports analyse the extent to which South African mining companies accurately reflect their environmental compliance records, and their environmental impacts and liabilities, in their reports to ...

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Mine Rehabilitation Design - Jones Wagener

Setting best practice standards in the rehabilitation design of opencast mines and discard dumps; Expert surface water studies and specialist reports; The development of water balances. Actively participating in professional bodies: › SAICE (South African Institute of Civil Engineers its branches)

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Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in ...

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 ... Guidelines on Rehabilitation of Mines.

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2025. Mining rehabilitation funds - SAICA

Non-compliance with section 37A carries penalties - income tax is imposed on the mining company and/or the rehabilitation fund, if section 37A is contravened. In some instances, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has a discretion to reduce the income tax so imposed.

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Mining Closure and Rehabilitation Plan

The following sections provide a brief description of the legislation as it pertains to the closure of a sand mining operation. 2.1.1 108THE CONSTITUTION (ACT OF 1996) While the constitution does not address rehabilitation specifically, it does pave the way for environmental legislation in South Africa.

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The Mining Industry Promotes Sustainability Through ...

mining companies towards rehabilitation and overall environmental management and to the citizens of the country, thereby making sure that mining matters to all South Africans. To give context to the magnitude of the amount provided by the mining companies, in 2019, the total mining sector contributed R376 billion to the South

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

Mining in South Africa has developed into a leading industry, ... a rehabilitation plan and stipulate post-mining provisions F I G U R E 1 Abandoned mines in South Africa [Colour figure can be ...

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You are here - Let's grow South Africa together

Nov 30, 2014  National Environmental Management Act: Regulations: Financial provision for rehabilitation, closure and post closure of prospecting, exploration, mining or production operations

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Rehabilitation of asbestos mining waste: a Rehabilitation ...

Mar 05, 2008  The much publicised problem with major asbestos pollution and related health issues in South Africa, has called for action to be taken to negate this situation. The development of a prioritisation index for the rehabilitation of South Africa’s asbestos mining waste sites is

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South Africa: R60-Billion Held for Mines that Are Never ...

Jun 19, 2017  South Africa, 2017. A data-driven investigation shows that nearly R60-billion is being held in funds for the rehabilitation of mines across South Africa. Mpumalanga, the country’s most important coal-mining province, alone holds more than R17-billion. This money cannot be used for rehabilitation while a mine is still operational, but the ...

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Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in ...

guidelines2 on rehabilitation. 1. Department of Mineral Resources 2010. Department of Mineral Resources Strategic Plan: 2010/2011-2012/2013. DMR, Pretoria, at 41. 2. Chamber of Mines of South Africa and Coaltech Research Association. 2007. Guidelines

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