Mine Closure


One of the greatest challenges facing the mining industry is the issue of the economic and socially acceptable closure of mine sites. Media attention shown to the legacy of abandoned mine sites has focused public interest on mine closure issues. Approval for future mining projects will more likely be obtained if industry demonstrates it is able to close existing sites in a responsible and environmentally and socially acceptable manner.

ACG Mine Closure Events

First International Conference on Mining Geomechanical Risk

This new ACG conference seeks to provide a forum for mining geomechanical practitioners around the world to improve on assessing, quantifying, communicating and managing mining ...

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There are no upcoming ACG mine closure events at this time. Please see the events page for updates.

Mine Closure Proceedings and Specialist Publications

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