Mine Closure and Post Closure

Site Reclamation

Site reclamation refers to those activities undertaken to restore areas impacted by mining activities. In this section, the term ‘reclamation’ is used to describe all rehabilitation and restoration activities undertaken to remedy environmental damage caused by mining activities. Reclamation as used here does not include decommissioning activities such as the dismantling of mining infrastructure, which are discussed in “Infrastructure Decommissioning, below.

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