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Nov 04, 2013 The South African landscape is filled with mine dumps bearing testament to South Africa's rich mining heritage. In laymen's terms the phrase 'mine dump' refers to

  • The unregulated terrain of historic mine dumps in South Africa
    The unregulated terrain of historic mine dumps in South Africa

    Jul 08, 2020 South Africa July 8 2020. The term ‘mine dump’ is usually used to refer to waste that is consequential to mining operations and comprises of tailing, slimes, waste rock, sand or other residue

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  • Where have all the mine dumps gone? | The Heritage Portal
    Where have all the mine dumps gone? | The Heritage Portal

    Apr 06, 2017 Mine dumps in the south from Soccer City (The Heritage Portal) Forty years ago the view from the top of the Carlton Centre when looking south, east and west was to see mine dumps that stretched into the distance, from then until now the mine dumps have been levelled to the ground and their footprints have been rehabilitated in order that the land be redeveloped for commercial use

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  • Thousands of South Africans Live Near Toxic Mine Dumps
    Thousands of South Africans Live Near Toxic Mine Dumps

    Nov 21, 2012 Nov 21, 2012 A century of digging for gold has created a silhouette of mine dumps all around the South African city of Johannesburg. The legacy of intensive soil excavation in South Africa’s economic capital

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  • The Wake of South Africa's Abandoned Gold Mines
    The Wake of South Africa's Abandoned Gold Mines

    South Africa’s Mount Everest of Mine Dumps once stood here. It was officially the tallest mine dump in the world before it met its match. (File Photo: 27 June 2016) Mariette Liefferink from the Federation for a Sustainable Environment standing at one of the Acid Mine Water Pumping Stations in Randfontein

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  • Converting Tailings Dumps into ... - Deloitte South Africa
    Converting Tailings Dumps into ... - Deloitte South Africa

    Similarly, tailings dumps arising from the processing of chrome ore in the Lower Group reefs of the BC are also being retreated to recover PGEs. Several commercially profitable enterprises have also been set up with the sole intention of retreating tailings dumps arising from South Africa’s Witwatersrand gold processing operations

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  • How Mine Dumps In South Africa Affect The Health Of
    How Mine Dumps In South Africa Affect The Health Of

    May 04, 2018 May 04, 2018 How Mine Dumps In South Africa Affect The Health Of Communities Living Nearby Our research showed that exposure to mine dust or living close to a mine

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  • New legislation to make South African mine dumps and
    New legislation to make South African mine dumps and

    Mining waste is no longer regulated by the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act and instead finds itself more appropriately under the National Environmental Management Waste Act. Under the new legislation, a waste management licence is necessary in order to create a residue stockpile. Applicants for this licence must first satisfy environmental impact assessment (EIA) requirements

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  • Requirements for mine dumps & stockpiles - Mining
    Requirements for mine dumps & stockpiles - Mining

    The Mining Residue Regulations now require that this be done by a civil or mining engineer, registered under the Engineering Profession of South Africa Act 114 of 1990. Stockpiles must comply with landfill requirements Stockpiles must now also comply with the National Norms and Standards for the Assessment of Waste for Landfill Disposal, 2013

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  • THE UNREGULATED TERRAIN OF HISTORIC MINE DUMPS IN SOUTH AFRICA
    THE UNREGULATED TERRAIN OF HISTORIC MINE DUMPS IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Jul 08, 2020 Jul 08, 2020 With the advancement of mining technology and machinery the practice of mining such dumps is not just an economically viable practice but has added environmental advantages. The promulgation of the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) was a significant legislative shift in mining in South Africa

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  • The unregulated terrain of historic mine dumps in
    The unregulated terrain of historic mine dumps in

    Jul 08, 2020 South Africa July 8 2020. The term ‘mine dump’ is usually used to refer to waste that is consequential to mining operations and comprises of tailing, slimes, waste rock, sand or other residue

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