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Mine closure

Mineral resources are finite, making the closure of a mining operation inevitable. Planning for closure needs to be a core business practice, and ideally considered in the design phase of an operation.

Focus areas

Integrated Mine Closure: Good practice guide (2nd edition, 2019)

Mine closure is a dynamic and iterative process: taking into account environmental, social and economic aspects.

Key Performance Indicators: Tool for closure (2020)

This tool provides a set of Key Performance Areas (KPA) and illustrative  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to support implementation of good closure practices.


This work supports the above sustainable development goals.