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Acid mine drainage in South Africa A test of legitimacy

Acid mine drainage in South Africa A test of legitimacy

ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA A TEST OF LEGITIMACY THEORY Boitumelo Loate, Nirupa Padia, Warren Maroun Abstract There is a large body of international literature which suggests that there is a correlation between organisational legitimacy, the nature and extent of non-financial disclosures in corporate reports, and

Acid mine drainage releasing of central basins treated

Acid mine drainage releasing of central basins treated

May 09, 2014 Acid mine drainage releasing of central basins treated acid mine water 9 May 2014 The Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority TCTA, a state owned entity under the Department of Water Affairs DWA, was, in 2011 mandated by government through the Inter-Ministerial Committee IMC on Acid Mine Drainage AMD to provide a short-term solution to ...

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage AMD whose genesis is the country s mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

Acid mine drainage AMD is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by-product of existing mining activities. In addition to its environmental impacts, AMD will also impact on all the parameters of sustainability, including ...

Neutralization of acid mine Combustion of South

Neutralization of acid mine Combustion of South

Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa. bSensor Research Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape. cDepartment of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape. Author for correspondence. E-mail rvadapalliuwc.ac.za Acid mine drainage AMD from a South African coal mine was

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage AMD whose genesis is the countrys mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time.

Acid Mine Drainage AMD Spillsnew South African land

Acid Mine Drainage AMD Spillsnew South African land

Ambassador report Acid Mine Drainage AMD Spills-new South African land virus. by Xolani Mnisi 28-09-2018 1832 2 0 Following the recently ongoing land restitution, redistribution and expropriation news headlines encountered and endured in portrayed within South Africa, serves as

All that glitters Acid mine drainage The toxic legacy

All that glitters Acid mine drainage The toxic legacy

Jan 05, 2012 The Witwatersrand is not the only region in South Africa where acid mine drainage is a problem, but it is currently the area of greatest concern. In 2002, near the town of Krugersdorp, acid mine drainage from an abandoned mine welled up and began pouring out on the surface.

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

Acid mine drainage AMD is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by-product of existing mining activities.

The Key Factor of Acid Mine Drainage AMD in the History

The Key Factor of Acid Mine Drainage AMD in the History

Jul 25, 2016 Acid Mine Drainage is one of the serious issues caused by mining activities and often reported in the last few decades in South Africa 11 12 . Jan van Riebeeck from the Dutch East India Company visited the South Africa continent and set the region as Cape of Good Hope in 1652, leading to the Netherlands Cape Colony 56 .

Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage Using Un Activated

Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage Using Un Activated

hydrochloric acid. Acid activation changes the clays physical and chemical properties, but keeps its layered structure. It has been estimated that quality reserves of bentonite in South Africa will be sufficient for up to 67 years at the current production rate of 120 kta 8. The newest bentonite mine and

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

A well known organisation in South Africa, the Federation for a Sustainable Environment, spearheaded by Ms Mariette Liefferink has been fighting the issue of the effects of mining and Acid Mine Drainage with government and mining companies for 2 decades. Sources of acid mine drainage can remain active for decades or centuries after a mine closes.

Assessing the sustainability of acid mine drainage AMD

Assessing the sustainability of acid mine drainage AMD

Sep 01, 2018 Acid mine drainage AMD was collected from a coal mine in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, and was transferred to the premises of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Pretoria campus, South Africa, for treatment. The raw mine water was initially colourless, but after reacting with atmospheric air it turned red , due to ...

State halts its R10bn longterm plan to fully treat acid

State halts its R10bn longterm plan to fully treat acid

Jun 12, 2021 In 2018, South Africas water and sanitation master plan envisioned that, by 2040, treated acid mine water would make a significant contribution to the countrys water mix.

Acid Mine Drainage South Africa EJAtlas

Acid Mine Drainage South Africa EJAtlas

Apr 08, 2014 McCarthy T S 2010 The decanting of acid mine water in the Gauteng city-regio2n. Johannesburg Gauteng City-Region Observatory. Naicker K, E Cukrowska and T S McCarthy 2003 Acid mine drainage arising from mining activity in Johannesburg, South Africa and environs. Environmental Pollution 122 1 29-40. National Nuclear Regulator 2010.

The state of mine closure in South Africa what the

The state of mine closure in South Africa what the

of mining practiced. Acid mine drainage AMD is a major concern in the gold and coal mining sectors in South Africa. The Mpumalanga Highveld, as well as being the focus of large-scale coal mining, is also home to South Africas most productive agricultural land and a key water catchment Hermanus et al., 2015. Platinum mining in Limpopo and ...

NEUTRALISATION OF ACIDIC EFFLUENTS WITH

NEUTRALISATION OF ACIDIC EFFLUENTS WITH

Industry would be willing to neutralise acid water which was previously not feasible from a cost and control point of view e.g. seepage water from old coal mines. Patent protection has been received in South Africa, Canada, Australia and the USA while patent protection is pending in Germany. Recommendations It is recommended that

Rare Earth Elements in Acid Mine Drainage

Rare Earth Elements in Acid Mine Drainage

Rare Earth Elements in Acid Mine Drainage . Carlos Ayora 1, Francisco Mac as 2, Ester Torres 1, Jos Miguel Nieto 2 1 Instituto de Diagn stico Ambiental y Estudios del Agua, CSIC, c Jordi Girona 18, 08034 Barcelona 2 Departamento de Geolog a, Universidad de Huelva, Av. Fuerzas Armadas sn 21071 Huelva . Abstract

PDF The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa

PDF The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa

Acid mine drainage AMD is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by ...

Technology for the Cost Effective Treatment of Acid

Technology for the Cost Effective Treatment of Acid

South Africa is a water stressed country, and access to adequate quantities of clean potable water by all the peoples of South Africa is a major challenge. Water pollution and the generation of Acid Mine Drainage AMD is today one of the biggest issues associated with the production of South Africas

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

Jan 28, 2015 Abstract. Acid mine drainage AMD is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by-product of existing mining activities.

Acid mine drainage threatens SAs water systems SABC

Acid mine drainage threatens SAs water systems SABC

Dec 21, 2019 Acid Mine Drainage from the dump left by the DRD mine is threatening South Africas water system and the well-being of residents in Riverlea, in the western part of Johannesburg. Acid Mine Drainage occurs when water reacts with pyrites or fools gold in mining

The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa South

The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa South

Naiker K, Cukrowska E, McCarthy TS. Acid mine drainage arising from gold mining activity in Johannesburg, South Africa, and environs. Environ Pollut. 200312229 40. 5. Winde FLA. Uranium pollution of South African streams An overview of the situation in gold mining

Acid Mine Drainage sub tcta

Acid Mine Drainage sub tcta

Acid Mine Drainage AMD is a project aimed at implementing the short term solution, as recommended to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Acid Mine Drainage, in the Western, Central and Eastern Basins of the Witwatersrand Goldfields. The main objective of the short term solution is to stop decant in the Western Basin and the Environmental ...

TDS load contribution from acid mine drainage to

TDS load contribution from acid mine drainage to

TDS load contribution from acid mine drainage to Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa PJ Hobbs1 1Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, PO Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa ABSTRACT Evidence of a mine-water impact on groundwater in the karst aquifer downstream of the actively draining West Rand

ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA A TEST OF

ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA A TEST OF

Little studied, however, is corporate reporting in South Africa through the lens of legitimacy theory. This paper addresses this gap by exploring whether local mining companies are providing additional environmental information in their annual or integrated reports following media coverage on acid mine drainage and, if so, to what extent.

Acid mine drainage SA in the spotlight IOL

Acid mine drainage SA in the spotlight IOL

Oct 18, 2016 Acid mine drainage SA in the spotlight. Johannesburg - The failure of South Africa and the organs of state to enforce legislation was against the countrys constitution and international laws ...

Acid mine drainage Sustainability DRDGOLD

Acid mine drainage Sustainability DRDGOLD

Acid mine drainage AMD is a recurring issue in the media. DRDGOLD Limited, as a continuing participant in the South Africa gold mining and recovery sector, has been approached repeatedly for its position on the subject. For ease of reference and in a bid to ensure consistency in interpretation, the companys stance is documented here by CEO ...

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

The Regulation of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa Law

Dec 01, 2014 Acid mine drainage AMD is arguably one of the most serious environmental concerns in South Africa. AMD is a legacy left behind by abandoned, derelict and defunct mines, and is a continuing by-product of existing mining activities. In addition to its environmental impacts, AMD will also impact on all the parameters of sustainability, including ...

The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

and remain in the water, particularly sulphate. Not all of South Africas mineral deposits are afflicted by acid production diamond, iron, manganese, chrome and vanadium mines do not generate acid-producing wastes and the majority of our platinum mines also seem to be free of this problem. Variables affecting the impact of acid mine drainage

Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa SpringerLink

Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa SpringerLink

Introduction. This SpringerBrief focuses on Acid Mine Drainage AMD in the three basins in the Witwatersrand, South Africa. It provides a background to AMD and its impactsfrom a social science perspective.The South African government and non-governmental organizations response to AMD is assessed, as well the socio-economic and developmental effects of AMD.

Acid mine drainage arising from gold mining activity in

Acid mine drainage arising from gold mining activity in

Acid mine drainage arising from gold mining activity in Johannesburg, South Africa and environs.

Acid Mine Drainage Earthlife Africa

Acid Mine Drainage Earthlife Africa

Oct 20, 2009 Finally, the seriousness of the acid mine drainage problem in South Africa has been acknowledged at ministerial level and an action plan has been outlined. Mine Water Management in the Witwatersrand Gold Fields with Special Emphasis on Acid Mine Drainage , Team of Experts report to the Inter-ministerial Committee IMC on Acid Mine Drainage, December 2010, was made publicly

Acid Mine Drainage AMD South Africa Environment

Acid Mine Drainage AMD South Africa Environment

What is Acid Mine Drainage AMD, why is it such a serious threat to South Africa and more importantly WHY has been it been silenced and kept under wraps by the mining industry and South African government for so long Acid mine drainage AMD is the flow, or seepage, of polluted water from old mining areas. Depending on the area, the water may contain toxic heavy metals and radioactive

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

Management and Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage in South

South Africa is facing the increasing challenge of acid mine drainage AMD whose genesis is the country s mining history, which paid limited attention to post-mining mine site management. In mineral resource-rich Africa, this has emerged as one of the most daunting challenges of our time. South Africa has been bold in its approach to mitigating this problem, although the challenge is multi-faceted.