National Environmental Management Waste Act


Lined tailings facilities and consequential risks

Lining is the preferred option for tailing areas to reduce environmental impact it poses a set of risks that need to be monitored and addressed.

Closure, rehabilitation a major issue as landfills reach capacity

AECOM notes that with landfill space in South Africa at a premium filling of landfill cells requires progressive closure and rehabilitation.

Implementation of environmental regulations should not be taken lightly

By Warren Beech, Head of Mining and Partner at Hogan Lovells The uncertainty and complexity surrounding the promulgation of wide-ranging environmental regulations impacting on the mining...

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