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Acid mine drainage Sustainability DRDGOLD

Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a recurring issue in the media. DRDGOLD Limited, as a continuing participant in the South Africa gold mining and recovery sector, has been approached repeatedly for its position on the subject. For ease of reference and in a

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Acid Mine Drainage, South Africa EJAtlas

2014-4-8  Earthlife Africa, Johannesburg branch (2009b) Acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand (AMD Fact sheet 2), Johannesburg, 16 August. Fig, D (2011) Corrosion and externalities: the socio-economic impact of acid mine drainage in the Witwatersrand. Pp. 300-320 in in John Daniel, Prishani Naidoo, Devan Pillay and Roger Southall (eds), New South ...

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Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) South Africa -

2021-11-1  Acid Mine Drainage is not a new issue, merely one that has been conveniently silenced by the mining houses and South African government for

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Acid Mine Drainage - Earthlife Africa

2009-10-20  Acid Mine Drainage. Acid mine drainage is the flow, or seepage, of polluted water from old mining areas. Depending on the area, the water may contain toxic heavy metals and radioactive particles. These are dangerous for people’s health, as well as plants and animals. Acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand has reached a crisis point.

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Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa - PMG

2021-2-5  • The gold mining industry in South Africa (principally the Witwatersrand Goldfield) is in decline, but the post-closure decant of AMD is an enormous threat, and this could become worse if remedial activities are delayed or not implemented. Reference: CSIR. Briefing Note August 2009. Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa. Dr. Pat Manders.

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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

2011-9-29  acid mine drainage on water quality in South Africa Gold mining Gold tailings dumps have been a feature of the landscape around the large gold mining towns since mining began, and as described above, have been discharging polluted water for decades. The effect of

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Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage (AMD) whose genesis is the country's mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

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The acid mine drainage solution bandwagon - The Mail ...

2010-12-10  10 Dec 2010. With acid mine drainage (AMD) threatening some of South Africa’s major cities, waterways and industries, South African technology providers are getting on

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Mines must take 'prime responsibility' for acid drainage ...

2010-9-7  This is acid mine drainage (AMD), also termed “yellow-boy”, which seeps to the surface on the West Rand. Johannesburg, the largest economy of any metropolitan region in sub-Saharan Africa ...

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Acid Mine Drainage - Earthlife Africa

2009-10-20  Acid Mine Drainage. Acid mine drainage is the flow, or seepage, of polluted water from old mining areas. Depending on the area, the water may contain toxic heavy metals and radioactive particles. These are dangerous for people’s health, as well as plants and animals. Acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand has reached a crisis point.

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Acid Mine Drainage, South Africa EJAtlas

2014-4-8  Earthlife Africa, Johannesburg branch (2009b) Acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand (AMD Fact sheet 2), Johannesburg, 16 August. Fig, D (2011) Corrosion and externalities: the socio-economic impact of acid mine drainage in the Witwatersrand. Pp. 300-320 in in John Daniel, Prishani Naidoo, Devan Pillay and Roger Southall (eds), New South ...

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ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA: A TEST OF (...)

Little studied, however, is corporate reporting in South Africa through the lens of legitimacy theory. This paper addresses this gap by exploring whether local mining companies are providing additional environmental information in their annual or integrated reports following media coverage on acid mine drainage and, if so, to what extent.

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Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage (AMD) whose genesis is the country's mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

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Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa - Environment South

2014-11-12  Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa. The effect of mining on the environment includes the release of many chemical contaminants into water resources, which can cause environmental damage and threaten the health and safety of nearby communities long after mine closure. This pollution is so persistent that, in the absence of available remedies, in ...

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The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa: Law ...

Acid mine drainage (AMD) is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by-product of existing mining activities.

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Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage (AMD) whose genesis is the country s mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

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Acid mine drainage: SA in the spotlight - IOL

Acid mine drainage: SA in the spotlight. Johannesburg - The failure of South Africa and the organs of state to enforce legislation was against the country’s constitution and international laws ...

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Mines must take 'prime responsibility' for acid drainage ...

2010-9-7  This is acid mine drainage (AMD), also termed “yellow-boy”, which seeps to the surface on the West Rand. Johannesburg, the largest economy of any metropolitan region in sub-Saharan Africa ...

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Acid Rock Drainage: Characterisation and Prevention ...

2021-11-5  Hesketh A H, Broadhurst J L and Harrison S T L (2010). Mitigating the generation of acid mine drainage from copper sulphide tailings impoundments in perpetuity: A case study for an integrated management strategy. Minerals Engineering23, 225-229. Hesketh A. H., Broadhurst J. L., Bryan C. G., van Hille R. P. and Harrison S. T. L. (2010).

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Kalaka Mining Kalaka Calcitic Limestone

2017-8-28  Kalaka Mining’s limestone, with its high calcium content, is the ideal solution to the acid mine drainage challenge. As Kalaka Mining’s limestone comprises 90% calcium carbonate, the ‘active ingredient’ in the process, it is, ton-for-ton, the most cost effective solution to acid mine drainage.

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Acid Mine Water Drainage Debating a sustainable

2021-8-30  and built to recover potable water from acid mine drainage from several mines in the Emalahleni (Witbank) area. The project is a joint initiative between mining companies Anglo Coal and BHP Billiton Energy Coal South Africa (BECSA). Commissioned in 2007, the plant desalinates rising underground water from Anglo

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Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage (AMD) whose genesis is the country s mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

Read More
The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa: Law ...

Acid mine drainage (AMD) is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by-product of existing mining activities.

Read More
Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage (AMD) whose genesis is the country's mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

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THE REGULATION OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN SOUTH

2021-2-16  THE REGULATION OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA: LAW AND GOVERNANCE PERSPECTIVES L Feris* LJ Kotzé** Acid drainage is one of the most serious and potentially enduring environmental problems for the mining industry. Left unchecked, it can result in such long-term water quality impacts that it could well be this industry's most harmful legacy.1

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Acid mine drainage: SA in the spotlight - IOL

Acid mine drainage: SA in the spotlight. Johannesburg - The failure of South Africa and the organs of state to enforce legislation was against the country’s constitution and international laws ...

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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa South ...

2011-1-1  Acid mine drainage (AMD) has received considerable coverage in the media of late and the number of short courses and workshops devoted to the topic has mushroomed. The current interest was prompted mainly by concern arising from the decanting of contaminated water from the old gold mines in the Krugersdorp area into the Cradle of Humankind.

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Mines must take 'prime responsibility' for acid drainage ...

2010-9-7  This is acid mine drainage (AMD), also termed “yellow-boy”, which seeps to the surface on the West Rand. Johannesburg, the largest economy of any metropolitan region in sub-Saharan Africa ...

Read More
Acid Rock Drainage: Characterisation and Prevention ...

2021-11-5  Hesketh A H, Broadhurst J L and Harrison S T L (2010). Mitigating the generation of acid mine drainage from copper sulphide tailings impoundments in perpetuity: A case study for an integrated management strategy. Minerals Engineering23, 225-229. Hesketh A. H., Broadhurst J. L., Bryan C. G., van Hille R. P. and Harrison S. T. L. (2010).

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