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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

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

Land rehabilitation

Once a mineral deposit is exhausted, companies have a responsibility to return land to a sustainable condition.

Financial Concepts for Mine Closure

Enhancing understanding of key financial concepts as they relate to mine closure.


This work supports the above sustainable development goals.