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This site covers all issues associated with reclamation of mining sites worldwide. The focus is on these aspects of reclamation: geomorphology, geology, surface water management, geotechnical stability, and the social and economic aspects of restoration of mining sites.

It is also a focused location where information about advances in technologies related to environmental protection and reclamation associated with mining can be found. Links to useful resources related to reclamation in mining are also provided.

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Alberta imposes carbon tax, oilsands emissions cap
Monday, November 23, 2015
The Alberta government has done what it promised to do during its election campaign earlier this year, imposing measures to combat climate change including a carbon tax aimed at individual Albertans, phasing out coal-powered power plants and placing a cap on emissions from the oilsands. read more »
New innovation converts mine drainage into drinking water
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Global Aquatica's Sam Costin could hold the key to a major breakthrough in the usage of mine water during the record-breaking drought in Australia. read more »
Scientists discover bacteria that help with nuclear waste clean-ups
Monday, June 15, 2015
American scientists at Rutgers University have isolated a microorganism that may hold the key to cleaning up polluted groundwater at sites where uranium ore was processed to make nuclear weapons. read more »
New Zealand’s toxic mine sites are to be cleaned up
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Two of New Zealand's contaminated mine sites will be cleaned of toxic substances following a funding agreement signed by the Ministry for the Environment and the Department of Conservation. read more »
Geotechnical inspections pinpoint concerns at mine dams: documents
Thursday, December 11, 2014
AuRico Gold will remove a portion of the 70,000 trees planted on a tailings dam after the province said the seedlings were a potential safety concern. read more »


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