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

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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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

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mining rehabilitation in south africa mining rehabilitation in south africa Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South Africa . 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.

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

Jun 26, 2018  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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Full Disclosure: the truth about mining rehabilitation in ...

Jun 14, 2018  View the report online at https://fulldisclosure.cer

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Welcome to Agreenco - Trusted Mine Rehabilitation Specialists

Agreenco offers new generation mine rehabilitation and environmental improvement services to mines. ... and o ur brand has become synonymous with demonstrable environmental improvement in the South African mining ... Agreenco is successfully extending its services into selective African countries and true to its reputation in South Africa, we ...

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Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South ...

Jun 29, 2018  With a reported 6,000 abandoned mines in South Africa, it is unclear if the government would realistically be able to fund environmental rehabilitation on a large scale. The current system places significant pressure on companies’ abilities to effectively protect and deploy environmental rehabilitation funds, money that is currently often ...

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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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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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mining rehabilitation in south africa

mining rehabilitation in south africa mining rehabilitation in south africa Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South Africa . 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.

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The Transparency of Mine Rehabilitation in South Africa ...

With a reported 6,000 abandoned mines in South Africa, it is unclear if the government would realistically be able to fund environmental rehabilitation on a large scale. The current system places significant pressure on companies’ abilities to effectively protect and deploy environmental rehabilitation funds, money that is currently often ...

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Creative mine rehabilitation in South Africa leaves ...

Oct 12, 2020  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 more exciting discoveries as further excavations are undertaken.

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Full Disclosure: the truth about mining rehabilitation in ...

Jun 14, 2018  View the report online at https://fulldisclosure.cer

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Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa - Mining Magazine

In common with many other countries, holders of mining and prospecting rights in South Africa are required to provide financial guarantees for rehabilitation - which is formally achieved when documented closure commitments are met and confirmed by the issuing of a Closure Certificate by the Department of Mineral Resources.

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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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POST-MINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND

Coal mining in South Africa is a mature industry and there are large numbers of closed ... so the challenge unusally falls to the post-mining rehabilitation period. While this is the

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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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Mine Closure and Rehabilitation: Centre for ... - South Africa

Oct 25, 2017  The rehabilitation fund could work here if there was co-operation. Ms Catherine Horsfield, CER Mining Head, added that with the Tormin case this was a matter of jurisdiction and it was clear it was DMR and DEA that had accountability on the matter. Nkosi Z

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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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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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GUEST ARTICLE: Rehabilitation mining in the goldfields of ...

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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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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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 for the rehabilitation

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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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Rehabilitation and closure in South Africa - Mining Magazine

In common with many other countries, holders of mining and prospecting rights in South Africa are required to provide financial guarantees for rehabilitation - which is formally achieved when documented closure commitments are met and confirmed by the issuing of a Closure Certificate by the Department of Mineral Resources.

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GUEST ARTICLE: Rehabilitation mining in the goldfields of ...

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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POST-MINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND

Coal mining in South Africa is a mature industry and there are large numbers of closed ... so the challenge unusally falls to the post-mining rehabilitation period. While this is the

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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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NEMA: Environmental rehabilitation law - Sanlam ...

May 03, 2016  This assessment must be audited by an independent auditor and submitted to the DMR. Wickus Botha, Africa mining metals leader at EY, said that all existing rehabilitation plans would have to be assessed and audited. Mining stakeholders have taken issue with the DMR’s approach to surplus or shortfall determinations.

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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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Mine Closure and Rehabilitation: Centre for ... - South Africa

Oct 25, 2017  The rehabilitation fund could work here if there was co-operation. Ms Catherine Horsfield, CER Mining Head, added that with the Tormin case this was a matter of jurisdiction and it was clear it was DMR and DEA that had accountability on the matter. Nkosi Z

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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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mining rehabilitation in south africa

All environment mining rehabilitation jobs in South Africa on Careerjet.co, the search engine for jobs in South Africa Mining Mirror April 2012 - 0066 At the second mining rehabilitation and closure conference in Gauteng, South Africa, recently, Michael Oberholzer, chief

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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 has failed. Subscribe to the MG

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THE OBLIGATION TO REHABILITATE MINING AREAS:

The study focuses on rehabilitation, since absence of proper rehabilitation process result in indelible damage to the environment. South Africa, like many other countries, is faced with many environmental problems caused by mining. These problems are particularly caused by, , abandoned mining areas without rehabilitation, inter alia

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Mining rehabilitation funds what if they are no longer ...

Mining rehabilitation funds ... authoritative South African case on the law of trusts, Land and Agricultural Development Bank of SA v Parker and others [2004] 4 All SA 261 (SCA), which provides commentary on the invalidity of trustees’ actions which are not in

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Apio Guarantees

Fuel is the lifeblood of many companies in South Africa and as such the requirement for fuel is an absolute priority. Choosing the right supplier is the first step, but being able to purchase the fuel has its own issues. ... Satisfying the above requirements means finding a solution to meet the Mining Rehabilitation Guarantee ...

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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 has failed. Subscribe to the MG

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Mining rehabilitation funds what if they are no longer ...

Mining rehabilitation funds ... authoritative South African case on the law of trusts, Land and Agricultural Development Bank of SA v Parker and others [2004] 4 All SA 261 (SCA), which provides commentary on the invalidity of trustees’ actions which are not in

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THE OBLIGATION TO REHABILITATE MINING AREAS:

The study focuses on rehabilitation, since absence of proper rehabilitation process result in indelible damage to the environment. South Africa, like many other countries, is faced with many environmental problems caused by mining. These problems are particularly caused by, , abandoned mining areas without rehabilitation, inter alia

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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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A review of problems and solutions of abandoned mines in ...

As a result of South Africa’s long history of mining, the country has many abandoned mines that are currently the major source of various environmental and social problems. This review looks at the general problems of abandoned mines in South Africa and the efforts made towards rehabilitation of abandoned mine sites.

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Mining rehabilitation funds - The SA Institute of Tax ...

Oct 28, 2014  Both the rehabilitation fund and the mining company pay tax where section 37A(8) is triggered. The inclusion of twice the market value of all property held in the rehabilitation fund on the date of contravention, in taxable income, is discretionary, and the Commissioner has a discretion to reduce the amount of taxable income as he deems fit.

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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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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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Progresses in restoration of post-mining landscape in Africa

Mar 19, 2018  Mining alters the natural landscape and discharges large volumes of wastes that pose serious pollution hazards to the environment, to human health and to agriculture. As a result, the recent 2 decades have witnessed a global surge in research on post-mining landscape restoration, yielding a suite of techniques including physical, chemical, biological (also known as phytoremediation) and ...

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mining rehabilitation in south africa

All environment mining rehabilitation jobs in South Africa on Careerjet.co, the search engine for jobs in South Africa Mining Mirror April 2012 - 0066 At the second mining rehabilitation and closure conference in Gauteng, South Africa, recently, Michael Oberholzer, chief

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Mining companies must be more transparent about ...

Jun 20, 2018  For its study titled “Full Disclosure: the Truth about Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa”‚ Intellidex assessed the annual financial disclosures of 11 JSE-listed coal and platinum mining ...

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Tenders - Diamond Mining

Apr 23, 2019  ALEX RFP 01/2018/2019 - Planned Phase 1 A(ii) Rehabilitation for the Legacy Mining Earthworks at the Alexander Bay mining operations. Issued: 22 November 2018. Closing: 22January 2019 at 11am. List of Bidders

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STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 40) Mine Rehabilitation and

COP 40.4: Good practice rehabilitation: Members in the Mining Sector shall adopt good practice techniques for the rehabilitation of environments disturbed or occupied by Mining Facilities, to establish a sustainable native ecosystem, or other post-mining use developed through engagement with key stakeholders in the mine closure planning process.

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

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 Both deep-level and open cast mining are used in South []

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