Category - Mine Closure

Idemitsu Boggabri Coal Mine

Coal mine temporarily closes due to COVID

An Asia-backed coal operation faced short-term delays due to the deadly disease. One employee, who initially tested positive to COVID-19, temporarily closed Idemitsu Australia’s Boggabri Coal...

research projects for sustainable mine closure

$4.9m in research projects for sustainable mine closure

The Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC TiME) is pleased to announce its initial 22 projects addressing key challenges around optimising ecological, economic...

mine site rehabilitation guide

WA announces new guidance for mine site rehabilitation

WA Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston has announced a new guidance for the rehabilitation of Western Australian mine sites. The guidance is titled ‘A framework for developing mine-site...

mine closure consortium delegates

Community challenges of mine closure

The challenges of mine closure are significant, varied and seldom quantified. Researchers at the University of Queensland and a number of leading mining companies have formed a three-year consortium...

Mount Todd abandoned gold mine

Challenge For Vista Gold In Rehabilitating Mount Todd

The pile of problems faced by Vista Gold in their proposal to rehabilitate and get the abandoned Mount Todd gold mine site back into operation isn’t a small one. The site, near Katherine in the...

AMSJ April 2022