The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the current legislative framework for mine closure within South Africa as well as the new requirements in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002. The roles and responsibilities of government, the mining industry and other stakeholders and confusion caused are also highlighted.
Swart, E. (2003). The South African legislative framework for mine closure. Retrieved from https://www.saimm.co.za/Journal/v103n08p489.pdf