This guideline provides (1) guidance on the socio-economic aspects of closure policy, (2) socio-economic closure activities mapped against the mining project life cycle (a "check status" tool), (3) a process guide for mine closure planning and implementation, (4) tools in support of mine closure planning and implementation.
Stacey, J., Naude, A., Hermanus, M,. & Franke, P. (2010). The socio economic aspects of mine closure and sustainable development: Guideline for the socio-economic aspects of closure (Report 2 of 2). Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry: Johannesburg, South Africa.