Mine Rehabilitation

Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry

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This handbook outlines the principles and leading practices of mine rehabilitation, with emphasis on land form design and revegetation. It shows readers how to use current and emerging technologies and practices more efficiently. The principles described should apply to any land disturbed by mining. Following the operational sequence in mining operations such as consultation, planning, operations and completion, each chapter focuses on the processes and issues relevant to the site over its life span. Particular emphasis is given to the restoration of natural ecosystems, especially the re-establishment of native flora.

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Technical Document

Australian Government, Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources