Transitional arrangements amendment: Mine Closure Cost Calculations

Transitional arrangements amendment: Mine Closure Cost Calculations

Members of the public are invited to comment on the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment’s intention to extend the transitional arrangements contained in the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015, for mining right holders who obtained their rights before the 20 November 2015..

For further information on the transitional arrangements pertaining to Mine Closure Cost Calculations, contact our Experienced Mine Closure Specialists.

 

Sustainable Mining through Tailings and Waste Management

Sustainable Mining through Tailings and Waste Management

Digby Wells Environmental Mine Closure Lead, Anja Esterhuizen, recently presented at the Sustainable Mining through Tailings and Waste Management – “Best Practices and Advanced Technologies” conference at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton.

Presenting on the topic of Mine Closure Planning, Anja explained the need to think innovatively, and explore alternatives and opportunities for end land use to achieve social, environmental, and reputational benefits for mining companies. 

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​Rising temperatures increased risk.

​Rising temperatures increased risk.

Climate change could have serious and lasting implications for business, and business as usual is no longer enough.

Climate scenario analysis can help to future proof your business by identifying risks and enabling action before it is too late.
Beyond that climate scenario analysis is rapidly becoming a legal requirement and expectation of global stock exchanges.

Let the Digby Wells Environmental climate team help you understand your climate risks and opportunities today.

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Deepening the commitment to ESG in South Africa’s mining industry

Deepening the commitment to ESG in South Africa’s mining industry

Digby Wells Environmental was pleased to take part in the Creamer Media webinar “Deepening the commitment to environmental, social, and governance in South Africa’s mining industry.”.

The webinar brought together thought leaders in the area of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in order to deepen discussions, insights and best practice with regard to this vital issue for the South African mining sector.

Participants included Melanie Naidoo-Vermaak, Harmony Gold’s Sustainable Development Executive, Tsakani Mthombeni, Impala Platinum’s Sustainability Manager, and Sarah Cooper, Digby Wells Environmental Sustainability Manager.

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