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 Conferences

The series of International Conferences on Mine Closure is a fixture on the calendars of many mining professionals, providing topical and high quality papers and presentations on a range of topics of immediate interest and relevance.

For information on Mine Closure, please visit the Mine Closure conference page.

The ACG Online Repository of Conference Proceedings has mine closure papers available for open access. Click here to view.

Mine Closure Proceedings and Specialist Publications

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