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Feb, 2018

Environmentally Mine – Part 4

Environmental legislation Let’s look at State and Territory laws that can impact on our mining activities. This is the main environmental legislation we have to comply with. State and territory legislation The most important state and territory environmental legislation is their respective environmental protection Acts, or those Acts of similar title. I [...]
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Feb, 2018

Environmentally Mine – Part 3

Environmental Legislation Let’s look at International and Commonwealth laws that can impact on our mining activities. I hope that you find this riveting stuff! Legislation background Historically, Australian environmental issues were seen as the responsibility of the states and territories. However, the Commonwealth Government is increasing its environm [...]
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Feb, 2018

Environmentally Mine – Part 2

What does good Environmental Management and a newspaper have in common? In the last edition we explored what the Environment is and why we should minimise any impact on it. To do this we need to Manage our activities using a Management System. The environment is integral to our existence, essential to our long-term survival and wellbeing. Managers, enginee [...]
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Feb, 2018

Environmentally Mine – Part 1

What's All This Environmental Business All About? Over the next few issues I will be covering the basics of environmental management. All mining operations have some impact on the environment. In fact all activities by human beings have an impact on the environment and our mining operations are just one of many. Mining Operations require us to manage a lo [...]
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