Water management for mine closure – residual and latent risks

Water shortage is a risk not only for miners in resource-scarce areas that have to protect the little they have and those with excess water challenges.

Mining sector should take note of environmental legislation developments

In order to keep up with the moving target of environmental legislation, the South African mining industry needs to keep their pencils sharp.

Revision of National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill tabled

On 19 June 2018,revised National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, version "B" was tabled. The requirements to provide for financial provisioning for rehabilitation, apply only to applicants for environmental authorisations operating in the mining and oil and gas industries.

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