Mine Environment Life Cycle Guide
Printed copy available from: Jo Cavanagh.
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The Mine Environment Life-cycle Guide 2018 PDF Version for Coal Mines
The Mine Environment Life-cycle Guide 2018 PDF Version for Mesothermal Gold Mines
The Mine Environment Life-cycle Guide 2018 PDF Version for Epithermal Gold Mines
The Mine Life-cycle guide extends the Minerals Sector Environmental Framework previously developed by Landcare Research [as Contract Report LC2033], Verum Group and the Universities of Canterbury and Otago, in conjunction with end users including the Department of Conservation (DOC), the West Coast Regional Council (WCRC), Environment Southland, Solid Energy, OceanaGold, Francis Mining, Bathurst Resources, Newmont, Waikato Regional Council, and the Tui Mine Iwi Advisory Group. Contributors to the previous framework also included Craig Ross.
The Mine Life-cycle Guide has been developed with input from end users including the Department of Conservation, Straterra, West Coast Regional Council, Waikato Regional Council, Northland Regional Council, New Zealand Coal and Carbon, OceanaGold, Bathurst Resources, Solid Energy New Zealand, Tui Mine Iwi Advisory Group, Ngatiwae Trust Board, Ngai Tahu, and Minerals West Coast. Thanks also to Malcolm Lane from Lane and Associates for advice on mine bonding arrangements.
Funding was provided by the Science and Innovation Group, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).