LIFE OF MINE REHABILITATION AND PLANNING
We are currently assisting clients in:
Hunter Valley, NSW
North & South Island, New Zealand
Each mine site is given a Life of Mine (LoM) estimate. This means the amount of time mining can occur before resources begin to dwindle. At the end of the mine's life, the company often prepares for relinquishment of the land back to the initial owner of the lands.
Throughout the LoM, rehabilitation is a phase than can be conducted as soon as a domain has exhausted its resources. This must be done in accordance of the initial Mining Operations Plan unless otherwise amended. Rehabilitating the land during operations can also help assist mitigate damage in the chances that a mine has an early or unplanned shut down.
Rehabilitation and planning of post-mining land use requires identifying the various domains of the mine site, involving stakeholder opinions and operating the site with the concept of closure in mind.