bauxite mining rehabilitation

bauxite mining rehabilitation

  • Sustainable Bauxite Mining Guidelines world aluminium

    The principles of sustainable bauxite mining practices are common to the mining of other minerals and are focused on reducing impacts on biodiversity, land and water; on promoting community engagement and on integrated rehabilitation and closure activities.

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  • Bauxite Mining and the Environment AZoM

    Jul 20, 20020183;32;Bauxite Production. The material is mainly extracted by open cast mining, which has a variable and highly site specific effect on the local environment. The primary ecological concerns connected to this operation are related to the clearing of vegetation, affect on local flora and fauna, and soil erosion. Table 1. Breakdown of global bauxite production in 1998.

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  • Bauxite Land Reclamation amp; Rehabilitation

    The bauxite and alumina companies rehabilitate mined out land by following a four step method. The mined out area is first reshaped and the top soil that was first stripped off to prepare for mining is replaced. The area is then restored by planting the reclaimed area with pasture grasses, primarily to prevent erosion. After restoration

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  • Hydrological response to bauxite mining and rehabilitation

    Study focus. The hydrological response to bauxite mining in the jarrah forest could differ from other land uses such as timber harvesting or clearing for agriculture, since mining involves excavation of the upper regolith in addition to changes in forest cover due to clearing and subsequent rehabilitation.

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  • Bauxite Mining The Bauxite Index

    Typical Bauxite Mining Process. Vegetation is cleared and top soil is removed and set aside for rehabilitation; Scrapers and excavators are used to remove the remaining overburden and expose the cap rock. Depending on the depth of the cap rock, it can be broken by blasting, or simply removed with scrapers and excavators

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  • Sustainable Bauxite Mining A Global Perspective

    Abstract. The rehabilitation objectives can be summarized as follows The bauxite mining operations aim to restore pre mining environment and the respective conditions; this can be a self sustaining ecosystem consisting of native flora and fauna or any other land use to the benefit of the local community.

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  • Alcoa Bauxite

    Leaders in land rehabilitation. We are leaders not only in technology for reducing the cost of mining bauxite, but in solutions for restoring the land once mining operations are complete. As an award winning environmental leader, our strategy for rehabilitation is to restore the land to a stable condition that will be consistent with the

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  • StateandTransition Successional Model for Bauxite Mining

    Alcoa World Alumina Australia has been rehabilitating bauxite mines in the jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) forest of western Australia for more than 35 years. Completion criteria were developed in the 1990s for native species rehabilitation, with various desirable characteristics described as the rehabilitation ages.

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  • Mine Rehabilitation YouTube

    Feb 15, 20170183;32;ABC TV's Lateline investigated mine rehabilitation and found it can be done properly, but it's only happening at a handful of mines. A senate enquiry will examine how to force mining companies

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  • Mining Commences at Bauxite Hills Welcome to Country

    Queensland Mine Rehabilitation Group. Natalies passion lies in environmental compliance, all facets of mine site water management and mine site rehabilitation. Natalie is keen to experience all Cape York and Far North Queensland has to offer and to use her expertise to ensure Bauxite Hills Mine maintains the highest environmental standards.

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  • Minister clarifies bauxite mining site rehab works FBC News

    Dec 08, 20140183;32;Rehabilitation works by Aurum Exploration Fiji Limited at the Nawailevu Bauxite Mining site in Vanua Levu is being carried out as recommended in the Environmental Impact Assessment report. This was confirmed by Lands Minister Mere Vuniwaqa in the Parliament today after a question was posed by the opposition bench on what rehabilitation programs

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  • 3.2 Rehabilitation success criteria

    Alcoa began developing completion criteria for its bauxite mining operations in Western Australia in the 1990s. Prescriptions for rehabilitation used before 1988 (early era) were different from those used in subsequent years (current era), which meant that two sets of criteria were needed.

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  • Alcoa Sustainability Environmental Management

    Environmental management. Our refinery quality management systems are certified to ISO 90012008. Mining rehabilitation and bauxite residue management are two key environmental priorities. Mining rehabilitation Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa) is a recognised world leader in mine site rehabilitation.

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  • Bauxite Land Reclamation amp; Rehabilitation

    The bauxite and alumina companies rehabilitate mined out land by following a four step method. The mined out area is first reshaped and the top soil that was first stripped off to prepare for mining is replaced. The area is then restored by planting the reclaimed area with pasture grasses, primarily to prevent erosion. After restoration

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  • StateandTransition Successional Model for Bauxite Mining

    Alcoa World Alumina Australia has been rehabilitating bauxite mines in the jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) forest of western Australia for more than 35 years. Completion criteria were developed in the 1990s for native species rehabilitation, with various desirable characteristics described as the rehabilitation ages.

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  • Bauxite Mining The Bauxite Index

    Bauxite Mining. Vegetation is cleared and top soil is removed and set aside for rehabilitation Scrapers and excavators are used to remove the remaining overburden and expose the cap rock. Depending on the depth of the cap rock, it can be broken by blasting, or simply removed with scrapers and excavators The bauxite is then mined using excavators

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  • Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south western

    Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south western Australia. Landscape Plann., 12 75 92. Alcoa of Australia mines bauxite in the Darling Ranges of south western Australia. The company must operate within major environmental constraints, associated with competitive land uses, to ensure on going access to ore reserves.

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  • Bauxite Mining The Australian Aluminium Council

    Bauxite Mining. Australia is the largest producer of bauxite, with five mines supplying around 23 per cent of global production. Bauxite mining has five steps Preparation of the mining area; bauxite mining; crushing; ore transport; and rehabilitation.

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  • Hydrological response to bauxite mining and rehabilitation

    Study focus. The hydrological response to bauxite mining in the jarrah forest could differ from other land uses such as timber harvesting or clearing for agriculture, since mining involves excavation of the upper regolith in addition to changes in forest cover due to clearing and subsequent rehabilitation.

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  • Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south western

    Rehabilitation to suit land use after bauxite mining in the northern jarrah forest. Paper Presented to Australian Mining Industry Council Workshop, Canberra, September 1981. Loh, I.C., Gilbert, C.J. and Browne, K.P., 1981. Nutrient concentrations of streamflow in the Murray River Basin, Western Australia.

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  • REHABILITATION OF DEGRADED SITES Unasylva 207

    Mining of bauxite by tracked excavators and 105 tonne trucks ALCOA The science and technology of land rehabilitation and restoration ecology have advanced to a high level, allowing rehabilitation to meet complex and multiple objectives.

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  • Mining and Refining Responsible Sourcing World Aluminium

    A sustainable mining operation maintains the natural capital of the area in which it is located through sound environmental management systems. Successful rehabilitation and environmental management ensures that bauxite mining is a temporary land use that

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  • Minister clarifies bauxite mining site rehab works FBC News

    Dec 08, 20140183;32;Rehabilitation works by Aurum Exploration Fiji Limited at the Nawailevu Bauxite Mining site in Vanua Levu is being carried out as recommended in the Environmental Impact Assessment report. This was confirmed by Lands Minister Mere Vuniwaqa in the Parliament today after a question was posed by the opposition bench on what rehabilitation programs

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  • Sustainable Bauxite Mining Guidelines aluminium.au

    The principles of sustainable bauxite mining practices are like those for the mining of other minerals, and focus on reducing the impact on biodiversity, land and water and promoting community engagement and integrated rehabilitation and closure activities. Bauxite mining may become more

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  • Alcoa's bauxite mine rehabilitation program jtsi.wa.gov.au

    Alcoa's bauxite mine rehabilitation program The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is responsible for administering Alcoa's mining and refining activities in Western Australia under three State Agreements.

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  • Bauxite Mine Rehabilitation Programs A Progress Report

    Abstract. Bauxite is the primary source of raw material for the production of aluminum oxide and aluminum metal. At the current primary aluminum production level, known bauxite reserves will last for hundreds of years. Two to three tonnes of bauxite are required to produce one tonne of alumina and two tonnes of alumina are required

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  • Using DominanceDiversity Curves to Assess Completion

    We investigate the usefulness of dominancediversity curves in rehabilitated areas to compare the floristic composition and abundance of undisturbed areas with disturbed areas, using bauxite mining rehabilitation in Western Australia as an example.

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  • REHABILITATION OF DEGRADED SITES Unasylva 207

    Mining of bauxite by tracked excavators and 105 tonne trucks ALCOA The science and technology of land rehabilitation and restoration ecology have advanced to a high level, allowing rehabilitation to meet complex and multiple objectives.

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  • Soil development on rehabilitated bauxite mines in south

    Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in the jarrah forest aims to re establish a self sustaining forest.

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  • Sustainable Bauxite Mining Guidelines aluminium.au

    The principles of sustainable bauxite mining practices are like those for the mining of other minerals, and focus on reducing the impact on biodiversity, land and water and promoting community engagement and integrated rehabilitation and closure activities. Bauxite mining may become more

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  • Bauxite The Aluminum Association

    Bauxite ore, refined through two processes, is the primary source of aluminum. Land conservation is a key industry focus An average of 80 percent of the land mined for bauxite is returned to its native ecosystem. Topsoil from the mining site is stored so it can be replaced during the rehabilitation process. Reserves will last for centuries

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  • Mining and Refining Rehabilitation World Aluminium

    The area of mined land rehabilitated every year globally is equivalent in size to the area newly mined. Most operations rehabilitate used areas progressively as mine pits are closed. Mining leases and concessions are linked with rehabilitation conditions and the obligation to

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  • Potential Health Impacts of Bauxite Mining in Kuantan

    Feb 25, 20160183;32;Uncontrolled bauxite mining operation in Kuantan has caused severe environmental pollution. Destruction of ecosystem threatens our access to the most fundamental requisites for human existence safe water, clean air, safe food and shelter. The impact may persist if there is no proper rehabilitation plan done to the exploited area.

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  • Long term rehabilitation and relinquishment a case study

    Long term rehabilitation and relinquishment a case study from Alcoas bauxite mines in Western Australia NSW Mining HSEC Conference 2018, Hunter Valley, 7 August 2018

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  • Adaptive rehabilitation management and a drying climate

    Cite As Grigg, A 2012, 'Adaptive rehabilitation management and a drying climate unique challenges for Alcoa's bauxite mine rehabilitation in southwestern Australia', in AB Fourie amp; M Tibbett (eds), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Mine Closure, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 459 466.

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  • Long term rehabilitation and relinquishment a case study

    Long term rehabilitation and relinquishment a case study from Alcoas bauxite mines in Western Australia NSW Mining HSEC Conference 2018, Hunter Valley, 7 August 2018

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  • Earlham College Geo 211 Bauxite

    Bauxite Mining. As 80% of the worlds bauxite is gathered from blanket deposits, which are relatively shallow, surface mining is used. The remaining 20% comes from underground pocket deposits located in Southern Europe and Hungary, which require more destructive and problematic excavation techniques.

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  • Rehabilitation Bauxite Alumina Joint Ventures

    The rehabilitation process begins well before mining commences, with studies and biological surveys undertaken on the areas that will be mined. This helps us to understand the composition of the landform and its uses. Once the bauxite has been mined, the pit is prepared for rehabilitation by re contouring the mined pit to match the surrounding

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