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
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.
2019-9-25 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
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The challenge of mining rehabilitation - Old Mutual
in A NutshellNot So Much New, Just TighterWater, Land and PeopleInformal Mining and Labour IssuesIntended LegislationAssessing The ProblemMaking Financial ProvisionHow Asset Managers Can HelpManaging The CapitalHow Customised Solutions Can Help1. Remaining economically competitive while meeting social and environmental obligations is a challenge for mining houses. 2. Proposed regulations stipulate more stringent terms around financial provision for closure and rehabilitation, including mandatory capital guarantees for rehabilitation trust investments. 3. It is vital that, despite the capital guarantee requirement, mining companies still look to maximise the returns on their rehabilitation trust investments. 4. Mining houses should
POST-MINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND
2012-5-8 POST-MINING 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
What Are The Requirements Prescribed by This Legislation?What Are The Penalties For Non-Compliance?How Effectively Is The Legislation enforced?The MPRDA and NEMA require that mining and activities incidentalthereto should be conducted in an environmentally sustainablemanner while the NWA regulates the sustainable use of waterresources. These statutes, furthermore, prescribe remedial measuresas well as penalties to counter any harm caused.Every person who has applied for a mining right in terms ofsection 22 of the MPRDA and whose application is accepted by theregional manager, must conduct an environmental impact assessmentan
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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.
The South African legislative frame for mine closure
2009-8-26 South Africa has, and still is, relying heavily on mining activities to generate wealth that could be translated into economic development, infrastructure and employment. Formal mining in South Africa is more than 100 years old. Early legislation focused on ‘surface rehabilitation’ and the primary emphasis of mining was on its economic gains.
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2016-7-4 There exists various legislation that relates to the mining industry in South Africa. The legislation governing the mining industry continues to evolve, resulting in both legislative and regulatory changes that have a material impact on any mining company and its operations, especially in South Africa.
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It is fairly common for lenders to take security over mining assets in South Africa. This security generally takes the form of share pledges, mortgages over mining rights and general and special notarial bonds over mining equipment.
Mining Closure and Rehabilitation Plan - IDM Consultants
2017-3-8 The Closure and Rehabilitation Plan to be read with the EMP - must be used to guide the site establishment, operation and decommissioning phases of the mining operation and guide the final rehabilitation of the permit site. Mine rehabilitation must be viewed as an on-going process aimed at restoring the site to a pre-mining state.
2019-10-15 Processing equipment supplier, ELB Equipment, has released an ultra-efficient three shaft screen which is capable of dealing with overburden for use in rehabilitation or to stockpile materials as a saleable by-product of mining. The new
MCC Contract Mining Servs division is an established provider of opencast contract mining servs including drilling, blasting, load hauling and rehabilitation. This division of the business has one of the largest opencast contract mining equipment fleets in South Africa.
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Mining Health and Safety Legislation in South Africa. It is important to be aware of the Laws and Regulations governing Mining Safety in South Africa. Mining health and safety in South Africa is governed by Act 29 of the 1996 Mine Health and Safety Act. The base premise of the act is:
Environmental Rehabilitation Guide For South Africa -
“The Environmental Rehabilitation Guide for South Africa is a very useful reference for practitioners and environmental regulators in the construction, infrastructure, project, agriculture, and mining fields as a guide to best pract in environmental rehabilitation, to
2019-6-14 Statistics South Africa released a report showing that South Africa’s construction sector expanded by 21.3% in the first quarter of that year a 17-year record. 3. The link between these two events becomes apparent when one appreciates that ‘[s]and is an important input to the construction industry’ 4. and that, logically, there would
2019-8-2 Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1997 by Jimmy and Mark Johnstone. During the early years Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd was primarily involved in the Hire of Equipment to the Mining Industry and in Opencast Mining and as it grew, progressed to larger scale OPENCAST MINING and to BULK EARTH MOVING. The Mining operations undertaken include topsoil removal, drilling and
Surface-strip coal mine land rehabilitation planning in
Surface-strip coal mine land rehabilitation planning in South Africa and Australia: Maturity and opportunities for improvement. In South Africa, rehabilitation, Sustainable Development in the Life of Coal Mining in South Africa. The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Boksburg, South Africa (2005) Google Scholar.
This is also the case for South Africa, which has a mature mining industry, dating back to the 1860's. Its mineral wealth has largely facilitated the development of the country. However, the legacy of past mining practs has not always been positive and South Africa is faced with addressing the impacts of almost 6000 recorded abandoned mines.
2012-2-28 Throughout Africa mining has helped governments in building schools, hospitals, and other essential infrastructure that is highly needed for social survival. Sustainability through responsible environmental mining by Z. Nzimande* and H. Chauke* Synopsis The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa advocates the
Ncamiso Mining. Ncamiso Mining are industry leading innovators in alternative mining solutions and rehabilitation. The company currently mines, excavates, handles and transports close to one-million tons of raw material a year in the South Africa mining Industry.
Contract Mining Servs division , also known as MCC, is an established provider of opencast contract mining servs including drilling, blasting, load hauling and rehabilitation. This division of the business has one of the largest opencast contract mining equipment fleets in South Africa.
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