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dc.contributor.author Godfrey, Linda K
dc.contributor.author Oelofse, Suzan HH
dc.contributor.author Phiri, A
dc.contributor.author Nahman, Anton
dc.contributor.author Hall, J
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-27T14:20:10Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-27T14:20:10Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05
dc.identifier.citation Godfrey, L.K., Oelofse, S, Phiri, A et al. 2007. Mineral waste: the required governance environment to enable re-use. Natural Resource and Environment, CSIR, Final report. pp 1-71 en
dc.identifier.other CSIR/NRE/PW/IR/2007/0080/C
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3541
dc.description Copyright: 2009 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) en
dc.description.abstract This report presents the findings of research conducted by the CSIR. This research was prompted by the Princess dump case study, a project conducted by then the CSIR Miningtek. The report aims to unpack the current governance (legal and institutional) environment in which mineral waste is being managed, and the opportunities and constraints to mineral waste reuse in South Africa. The intention of this report is to provide insight into the current challenges facing the sustainable management of mineral waste in South Africa. While the emphasis of this report is on mineral waste from the gold mining sector, the report addresses mineral waste in general, since many of the identified opportunities and challenges are not unique to gold mining. The learning from this project can therefore be taken forward into understanding the waste reuse opportunities from other mining sectors. Section 2 of the report provides an overview of the current problems regarding mineral waste reuse, Section 3 provides insight into the definition of mining and mineral waste, while Section 4 gives the status quo regarding mineral waste generation and disposal in South Africa. Section 5 explores the technical reuse opportunities for mineral waste and outlines the opportunities and challenges facing reuse. The governance aspects of which are expanded upon in Section 6 and the economic and liability issues in Sections 7 and 8 respectively. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher CSIR en
dc.subject Mineral waste en
dc.subject Mining waste en
dc.subject Waste re-use en
dc.subject Environmental governance en
dc.subject Waste management en
dc.subject Waste dumping en
dc.subject National policy - mineral waste management en
dc.subject South Africa en
dc.subject Gold mining sector en
dc.title Mineral waste: the required governance environment to enable re-use en
dc.type Report en


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