Mine Closure and Post Closure

Infrastructure Decommissioning

Mining activities require a variety of infrastructure that must be adequately decommissioned to protect local communities after mine closure. Decommissioning activities include removing equipment and dismantling facilities to ensure the site is left in a safe state for humans and wildlife. Legal provisions that promote comprehensive decommissioning of mine infrastructure are discussed in the following sections.


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