mining rehabilitation in south africa

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2025. Mining rehabilitation funds - SAICA

2025. Mining rehabilitation funds February 2012 - Issue 149. Mining companies are obliged to perform environmental rehabilitation of mining sites upon the decommissioning or termination of mining activities. Section 37A of the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962 (the Act) aligns tax policy with environmental regulation.

AN ASSESSMENT OF ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION …

TITLE: AN ASSESSMENT OF ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION IN SOUTH AFRICA USING A SURVEY OF ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERTS MAJOR PROFESSOR: Dr. Silvia Secchi Abandoned mines are those in which mining activity has ceased and there is no entity or company that can be traced to take responsibility for their maintenance or reclamation.

Full Disclosure – The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in ...

Environmental laws in South Africa require mining companies, before they start mining, to prepare detailed studies setting out the damage that the mining will cause, and how they will rehabilitate it. Mining companies are required to determine the costs of rehabilitation, and are required to set aside money to cover those costs.

Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in ...

Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in ... provisions for rehabilitation and closure, focused on the estimation and adequacy ... fourthly, it does not cater for some sectors of the mining industry in South Africa such as subsistence ("pick and shovel") mining.

Full Disclosure – The Truth About South African Corporate ...

The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa. Analysed disclosures by eleven mining companies listed in South Africa about their financial provision for environmental rehabilitation, i.e. the money that mining companies must set aside to rehabilitate the environmental damage they cause. View Report 2016 The Truth About Corporate ...

Mine closure and rehabilitation: The hangover that follows ...

May 09, 2016· Prof Tracy Humby: "Mine Closure and Rehabilitation in South Africa: Moving Beyond Denial?" Prof. Caroline Digby joined the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg as the Director of the Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI), in 2014. The centre focuses on promoting responsible mining across Africa through research ...

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customised mining rehabilitation solutions | 11 Sanlam is a leading broad-based financial services group in South Africa. Sanlam is a leading broad-based financial services group in South Africa In nine decades Sanlam has set benchmarks for wealth creation, innovation and empowerment in South Africa. Sanlam has offices throughout

Mine Closure and Rehabilitation in South Africa: Moving ...

May 05, 2016· Mine Closure and Rehabilitation in South Africa: Moving Beyond Denial? Professor Tracy Humby CER Mine Closure Seminar Sunnyside Hotel, 5 May 2016

South Africa: Mining Rehabilitation – A Regulated Activity

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), an OSF-SA grantee, recently released a series of reports entitled 'Full Disclosure – the truth about mining rehabilitation in South Africa'. The reports analyse the extent to which South African mining companies accurately reflect their environmental compliance records, and their environmental impacts and liabilities, in their reports to ...

COST-EFFECTIVE, POST-MINING ENVIRONMENTAL …

Cost-effective, post-mining environmental restoration of an open-cast phosphate mine at Langebaanweg, South Africa J D van Eeden December 2010 Page ii ABSTRACT Approaching the ecological rehabilitation of an open-cast phosphate mine in the West Coast of South Africa during the post-operational phase presented some challenges.

Mining Closure and Rehabilitation Plan

The Closure and Rehabilitation Plan – to be read with the EMP - must be used to guide the site establishment, operation and decommissioning phases of the mining operation and guide the final rehabilitation of the permit site. Mine rehabilitation must be viewed as an on-going process aimed at restoring the site to a pre-mining state.

Mining companies must be more transparent about ...

Jun 20, 2018· For its study titled "Full Disclosure: the Truth about Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa"‚ Intellidex assessed the annual financial disclosures of 11 JSE-listed coal and platinum mining ...

The Transparency of Mine Rehabilitation in South Africa ...

South Africa's mining laws. South African law requires mining companies to set aside funds at the outset of a project for rehabilitation of the local area once the mine has reached the end of its life.

Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in ...

guidelines2 on rehabilitation. 1. Department of Mineral Resources 2010. Department of Mineral Resources Strategic Plan: 2010/2011-2012/2013. DMR, Pretoria, at 41. 2. Chamber of Mines of South Africa and Coaltech Research Association. 2007. Guidelines for the rehabilitation …

Mining 2020 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

South Africa is party to various bilateral investment treaties (BITs), many of which include clauses aimed at protecting investments and restricting the South African government's ability to expropriate the property of foreign investors in South Africa. It should, however, be noted that South Africa has terminated many BITs in recent years on ...

The challenge of mining rehabilitation - Old Mutual

POST-MINING REHABILITATION, LAND USE AND POLLUTION AT COLLIERIES IN SOUTH AFRICA D. Limpitlaw1, M. Aken2, H. Lodewijks2 and J. Viljoen3 1 Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry 2 Anglo Coal 3 BHP Billiton ABSTRACT Coal mining in South Africa is a mature industry and there are large numbers of closed

Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa – THE UNDERMINERS

Dec 15, 2018· Mining causes severe, long-term damage to the environment. It destroys ecosystems and pollutes water, soil and air. These impacts have consequences for the health and well-being of affected communities. In South Africa, mining is encroaching on our strategic water source areas.

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2389. Provision for mining rehabilitation

Mining companies in South Africa are required to make financial provision in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act No. 28 of 2002 (the MPRDA), read with the National Environmental Management Act No. 107 of 1998 (NEMA), for the rehabilitation of the mining areas on which mining activities are conducted (this will in future ...

University of Cape Town

Statistics South Africa released a report showing that South Africa's construction sector expanded by 21.3% in the first quarter of that year – a 17-year record. 3. The link between these two events becomes apparent when one appreciates that '[s]and is an important input to the construction industry' 4. and that, logically, there would

SA Mine - PwC South Africa

Rehabilitation minefield – the tax costs of not complying 31 3. South African mining industry 5 ... 8 SA Mine : Review of trends in the South African mining industry In 2005, coal and platinum group metals (PGMs) overtook gold as the ... number of mines in South Africa. It demonstrates how cost pressures have eroded profitability in the

The South African legislative framework for mine closure

South Africa has, and still is, relying heavily on mining activities to generate wealth that could be translated into economic development, infrastructure and employment. Formal mining in South Africa is more than 100 years old. Early legislation focused on 'surface rehabilitation' and the primary emphasis of mining was on its economic gains.

Tackling the transparency of mine rehabilitation in South ...

Jun 29, 2018· However, CER's report has found that the legal framework for publicising and using rehabilitation funds is itself flawed South Africa's mining laws. South African law requires mining companies to set aside funds at the outset of a project for rehabilitation of the local area once the mine has reached the end of its life.

(PDF) Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current ...

In South Africa there are a number of mines on care and maintenance due to their inability to secure a government-issued (Milaras, McKay, and Ahmed, 2014). Care and maintenance has traditionally ...

THE OBLIGATION TO REHABILITATE MINING AREAS: POST …

The study focuses on rehabilitation, since absence of proper rehabilitation process result in indelible damage to the environment. South Africa, like many other countries, is faced with many environmental problems caused by mining. These problems are particularly caused by,, abandoned mining areas without rehabilitation, inter alia

R.D. Krause, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University ...

L.G. Snyman, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa South Africa has a long and somewhat troubled history when it comes to mine closure. Looking at the topography of the greater Johannesburg area, the remnants of the gold mining industry are