Mine Closure 2019

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#58
Lake forming in pit
SRK News | Issue 58 : Mine Closure Claire Linklater , Principal Consultant (Geochemistry) In mid-2017, SRK was appointed to prepare a closure plan to pre-feasibility study (PFS) level for a mine in Southeast Asia. The mine area had more than 40 pits, some backfilled, and 13 waste rock dumps...
Waste dump adjacent to farm land in Southern China
SRK News | Issue 58: Mine Closure Andy Li , Principal Consultant (Environmental) Yonglian Sun , Managing Director and Corporate Consultant (Geotechnical Engineering) SRK China focuses on mine closure business development in China, and visited potential business partners and clients, together with SRK South Africa and SRK North America. Two...
Tsumeb smelter waste, Namibia
Download A4 | Letter SRK News | Issue 58 : Mine Closure: Can closure create opportunities? Rob Bowell , Corporate Consultant (Geochemistry & Geometallurgy) The closure and abandonment of mining areas is rarely caused by complete consumption or extraction of a resource but rather is typically associated with diminishing financial...
Observing water quality challenges at the site (Photo credit: William Schafer)
Download A4 | Letter SRK News | Issue 58 : Mine Closure: Can closure create opportunities? Emily Harris , Principal Consultant (Environment) It’s no secret that effective mine closure planning requires a multi-disciplinary approach, but integrating inputs and teams can be a challenging task. For the Pueblo Viejo project in...
Ghana Mine Closure Studies
Download A4 | Letter SRK News | Issue 58 : Mine Closure: Can closure create opportunities? Carl Williams , Principal Consultant (Geochemistry) Ghana’s world-class gold mining industry is well established. Numerous in-country mine-related regulations and requirements are enforced; however, post-closure requirements are less well regulated and generally only meet the...
Download A4 | Letter SRK News | Issue 58 : Mine Closure: Can closure create opportunities? Bora Arpacioglu , Principal Consultant (Environment) Mine closure and reclamation issues are among the more recent regulatory developments in the Turkish mining industry. Historically, these issues were not regulated adequately. Some rudimentary clauses existed...
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