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Mining sites are classed as abandoned once a right to mine or mining tenure no longer exists and the proponent does not have adequate resources to remediate the site. Read our archives on abandoned mines.

Pike River Mine recovery

Authority abandons mine blast victim recovery

A federal agency gave up on removing remains of dozens of workers who died in an underground mining explosion. The Pike River Recovery Agency was officially disbanded on 31 March 2022, and the New...

abandoned mine

Mines Rescue team searches abandoned mine

A US based mines rescue team has completed a search today of a sealed abandoned mine for a missing person. The mine was reportedly last entered in 1998. According to reports, the mine, in Boone...

Rehabilitation work begins at WA abandoned mines

Rehabilitation site works started last week on the Black Diamond pit lake located within the Allanson town site boundary, approximately 5km west of Collie. The site is the first of four pilots to be...

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