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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa. Coal mining South African coal occurs in layers within sedimentary rocks of the Karoo Supergroup These are widespread but coal is restricted to the areas shown in Figure 2 The coal is extracted either by underground mining or by opencast methods Unlike gold mining the coal is removed from the site and there is very little surface dumping Both ...

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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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Acid Mine Drainage, South Africa EJAtlas

2014-4-8  McCarthy T S (2010) The decanting of acid mine water in the Gauteng city-regio2n. Johannesburg: Gauteng City-Region Observatory. Naicker K, E Cukrowska and T S McCarthy (2003) Acid mine drainage arising from mining activity in Johannesburg, South Africa and environs. Environmental Pollution 122 (1): 29-40. National Nuclear Regulator (2010).

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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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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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Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) South Africa - Environment

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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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 Rock Drainage: Characterisation and Prevention ...

2 天前  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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Acid Mine Drainage, South Africa EJAtlas

2014-4-8  McCarthy T S (2010) The decanting of acid mine water in the Gauteng city-regio2n. Johannesburg: Gauteng City-Region Observatory. Naicker K, E Cukrowska and T S McCarthy (2003) Acid mine drainage arising from mining activity in Johannesburg, South Africa and environs. Environmental Pollution 122 (1): 29-40. National Nuclear Regulator (2010).

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nationalise mines south africa disadvantages

The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa. Coal mining South African coal occurs in layers within sedimentary rocks of the Karoo Supergroup These are widespread but coal is restricted to the areas shown in Figure 2 The coal is extracted either by underground mining or by opencast methods Unlike gold mining the coal is removed from the site and there is very little surface dumping Both ...

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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 threatens SA's water systems - SABC ...

2019-12-21  Acid Mine Drainage from the dump left by the DRD mine is threatening South Africa’s water system and the well-being of residents in Riverlea, in the western part of Johannesburg. Acid Mine Drainage occurs when water reacts with pyrites or

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Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa SpringerLink

This SpringerBrief focuses on Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) in the three basins in the Witwatersrand, South Africa. It provides a background to AMD and its impactsfrom a social science perspective.The South African government and non-governmental

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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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[PDF] The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa ...

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

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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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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

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

2 天前  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).

Read More
nationalise mines south africa disadvantages

The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa. Coal mining South African coal occurs in layers within sedimentary rocks of the Karoo Supergroup These are widespread but coal is restricted to the areas shown in Figure 2 The coal is extracted either by underground mining or by opencast methods Unlike gold mining the coal is removed from the site and there is very little surface dumping Both ...

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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.

Read More
Acid mine drainage threatens SA's water systems

2019-12-21  Acid Mine Drainage from the dump left by the DRD mine is threatening South Africa’s water system and the well-being of residents in Riverlea, in the western part of Johannesburg. Acid Mine Drainage occurs when water reacts with pyrites or ‘fool’s gold’ in mining

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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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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 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
[PDF] The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa ...

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

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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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A Review of Acid Mine Drainage in a Water-Scarce

A Review of Acid Mine Drainage in a Water-Scarce Country: Case of South Africa Joseph Kapuku Bwapwa Mangosuthu University of Technology, Engineering faculty P.O Box 12363, Jacobs 4026, Umlazi ...

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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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