environmental policy in a gold mine

Environment - OceanaGold - Haile Gold Mine

The OceanaGold Environmental Policy. In accordance with our Environmental Policy, we are committed to responsible environmental management through all of the stages of the development cycle: exploration, construction, operations, and closure. We aim to

Environmental management | SUSTAINABILITY | Gold Fields

Our policy statements are further supported by six guidelines relating to environmental incident reporting, biodiversity, water management, tailings management, integrated mine

1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

2019-1-28 · 1.2.7 Environmental Impacts of Small-scale Gold Mining and Gold Panning Similar to small-scale gold mining and gold panning elsewhere in the country, the activities in the Penhalonga area and in the Mutare River and its tributaries have received a lot of criticism from policy

Kirkland Lake Gold - Sustainability - Environmental

2021-8-4 · Environmental policy. Our Environmental Policy states we will: Meet or exceed all applicable laws, regulations and licenses. Develop and maintain a comprehensive and effective Environmental Management System. Integrate environmental, social, cultural and economic considerations into our business. Foster mutually beneficial environmental partnerships with our communities.

The environmental impact of gold production

2019-7-25 · The environmental impact of gold production Gold is a highly valued metal, used not only in jewellery, but also electronics and other industrial applications, dentistry and for investment. Like other metal industries, there is increased pressure for the gold

Environmental Policy in Mining: Corporate Strategy and ...

1999-9-17 · Ecological Management of Mining: Achieving Environmental Compliance is a study and comparison - global in scope - of current practices used by mining firms striving for ecological management. The author takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach in addressing, analyzing and working towards solutions regarding the complex challenges posed by managing the environmental

Evaluating Environmental Risks in Mining: a Perceptual

2008-3-17 · Gold mining has often been associated with positive economic benefits; however, it may also result in negative impacts on the environment and human health. It is essential that communities understand the risks and benefits associated with

Optimal Environmental Policy for a Mine Under Polluting ...

2018-5-12 · We examined the optimal environmental policy for a mine when some of the special features of mining are taken into account. In our model, extraction creates waste rocks causing pollution such as acid mine drainage, producing metals from the extracted ore is a source of emissions and abatement is made by the mine owner and the nature.

Global trends in gold mining: Towards quantifying ...

2007-3-1 · The paper presents a fundamental analysis of a major policy area—that of environmental and resource sustainability—which currently affects gold mining. It also provides a critical basis to underpin further policy debate through real data for life-cycle and sustainability assessments.

Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining | Brilliant Earth

The Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea dumps over 5 million tons of toxic waste into the Pacific Ocean each year, destroying corals and other ocean life. Companies mining for gold and other metals in total dump at least 180 million tons of toxic waste into

1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

2019-1-28 · 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the most infamous gold panning. The area therefore is affected by the environmental impacts of each of these

Equinox Gold - Environment

Equinox Gold is a Canadian mining company with six producing gold mines, a multi-million-ounce gold reserve base and a strong production growth profile from four growth projects. The Company is delivering on its growth strategy, advancing from a single-asset developer to a multi-mine producer in just two years, and is rapidly advancing toward its million-ounce vision.

Environmental Policy in Mining: Corporate Strategy and ...

1999-9-17 · Ecological Management of Mining: Achieving Environmental Compliance is a study and comparison - global in scope - of current practices used by mining firms striving for ecological management. The author takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach in addressing, analyzing and working towards solutions regarding the complex challenges posed by managing the environmental

Chapter 8 Environmental and Social Management Plan

2021-8-4 · Amulsar Gold Mine Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Chapter 8 ZT520088 May 2016 Version 10 Page ii APPENDICES Appendix 8.1 Environment Policy Appendix 8.2 Social Policy Appendix 8.3 Occupational Health and Safety Policy Appendix 8.4 Human Resources Policy

Our Environment | Community Program | Ballarat Gold Mine

Ballarat Gold Mine is committed to an ongoing environmental & community program to ensure that we maintain a positive relationship with our local community and regulatory authorities. All licence conditions and permits to work have been developed to

What are environmental regulations on mining activities ...

2021-8-6 · National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) The NEPA, passed in 1969, established the basic environmental policies for the nation. NEPA defines processes for evaluating and communicating the environmental consequences of Federal decisions and actions, such as the permitting of new mine

Environment | AngloGold Ashanti

Mining has a direct impact on the environment due to the need to access land and water resources. Indirect impacts can also result from the construction of roads and other mining-related infrastructure in the areas where we operate. AngloGold Ashanti understands that demonstrating responsible environmental stewardship is an important aspect of ...

SC gold mine could generate billions, but problems surface ...

2021-3-30 · A gold mine that is seeking to expand in Lancaster County has again drawn state scrutiny for violating environmental rules, this time over excessive discharges of cyanide, a potentially deadly ...

Yukon mine poses environmental risk decades after being ...

Sept. 11, 2020 5 min. read. The Yukon government is taking on remediation of a mine after the federal government gave the former owner a pass to walk away and deemed the site not an environmental concern. Photo: Mark Boss / Unsplash. Yukon’s government has been left to pay for the clean-up of a decommissioned mine that could leach toxic ...

1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

2019-1-28 · 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the most infamous gold panning. The area therefore is affected by the environmental impacts of each of these

What are environmental regulations on mining activities ...

2021-8-6 · National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) The NEPA, passed in 1969, established the basic environmental policies for the nation. NEPA defines processes for evaluating and communicating the environmental consequences of Federal decisions and actions, such as the permitting of new mine

Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining | Brilliant Earth

The Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea dumps over 5 million tons of toxic waste into the Pacific Ocean each year, destroying corals and other ocean life. Companies mining for gold and other metals in total dump at least 180 million tons of toxic waste into

Equinox Gold - Environment

Equinox Gold is a Canadian mining company with six producing gold mines, a multi-million-ounce gold reserve base and a strong production growth profile from four growth projects. The Company is delivering on its growth strategy, advancing from a single-asset developer to a multi-mine producer in just two years, and is rapidly advancing toward its million-ounce vision.

Environment | AngloGold Ashanti

Mining has a direct impact on the environment due to the need to access land and water resources. Indirect impacts can also result from the construction of roads and other mining-related infrastructure in the areas where we operate. AngloGold Ashanti understands that demonstrating responsible environmental stewardship is an important aspect of ...

Chapter 8 Environmental and Social Management Plan

2021-8-4 · Amulsar Gold Mine Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Chapter 8 ZT520088 May 2016 Version 10 Page ii APPENDICES Appendix 8.1 Environment Policy Appendix 8.2 Social Policy Appendix 8.3 Occupational Health and Safety Policy Appendix 8.4 Human Resources Policy

Environmental Strategies in the Mining Industry: One ...

Acid mine drainage can contaminate drinking water and affect aquatic and plant life if it gets into surface or ground waters. The nature and extent of actual environmental damage caused by solid mine wastes and, in turn, acid mine drainage vary

A Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa

2018-12-9 · The policy review process took account of problems and opportunities facing the mining industry. The gold mining sector, particularly, is re-examining its production techniques in the light of a static gold price, deep levels of working and higher operating costs.

OceanaGold (ASX:OGC) fined A$128,500 as environmental ...

2021-2-15 · OceanaGold (OGC) has been fined US$100,000 (roughly A$128,500) for breaching environmental rules at its Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina; This marks the third time in the last year that the company has run into trouble with the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and follows other violations noted in 2018 and 2019

Memot gold mine environmental impact study underway ...

2021-2-15 · The 107.10sq km mining concession area in Memot is highly prospective for gold exploration. POST STAFF. Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd, a subsidiary of Australia-listed Emerald Resources NL, is conducting an Initial Environmental Impact Assessment (IEIA) for a new gold-mine