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Mine Closure Regulations

1 Day Training

Dates: 05 June | 23 August 2024
Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

Course Introduction

When preparing for mine closure two interlinked components play a role:

  1. financial provision

  2. Environmental Impact Assessment

  3. Requirements for Financial Provision Financial Provision Regulations – Effective 19 June 2021 – postponed to 19 June 2022(?)

  • Regulations pertaining to Financial Provision for Prospecting, Exploration, Mining or Production Operations were published in GN 1147 on 20 November 2015.

  • According to the transitional arrangements, in Regulation 17, Right Holders that applied for the right prior to 20th November 2015 have until 19 June 2021 to comply with the 2015 Financial Provision Regulations.

  • According to GN 371, comments are invited for the extension of the regulations to 19 June 2022. The applicant or holder of a right or permit must ensure that the financial provision is, at any given time, equal to the sum of the actual costs of implementing the plans and report for a period of at least 10 years forthwith.

  1. Requirements for Environmental Impact Assessment

  • The Minister of Environment, or an MEC with the concurrence of the Minister, may identify-activities which may not commence without environmental authorisation from the competent authority; (Listed activities)

The solution: This one-day workshop has been developed to assist you with the preparation for the implementation of the financial provisions. This course will help you to comply with the relevant requirements and reduce the cost of implementation.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the cost implications of the changes in financial provisions to your site

  • Develop a strategy that will effectively reduce the cost of implementation on your site

  • Understand the relationship between NEMA and the MPRDA and how to make the most of it.

  • Understand when something can be considered an offence in terms of key pieces of environmental legislation

  • Learn more about possible penalties / fines that may be imposed by key changes and updated pieces of environmental legislation

  • Develop a strategy for your mine that will enable a sustainable future.

Who should attend?

  • Remediation Officers

  • Remediation specialists

  • Rehabilitation Officer

  • Rehabilitation specialist

  • Consultants

  • Operational Mine Accountants

  • Head Office Closure Specialists

  • Quantity Surveyors

  • Mine surveyor

  • Financial institutions

  • Guarantee Providers

  • Environmental Managers

  • Compliance Managers

  • Environmental Impact Managers

  • Environmental Impact Management: Senior Specialist

  • Environmental Scientist

  • Senior Managers: Waste Management

  • Environmental Officers

  • Environmental Control Officers

  • Operational Risk Managers

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Session 1

The framework and principles driving environmental legislation

  • Constitution of the RSA (Act 108 of 1996) – Section 24

  • The Environmental Right

  • If you have the right not to be poor, do you have the right to be rich?

  • Understanding the principles that guides all other requirements.

Session 2

MPRDA Financial Provision requirements

  • Understanding how the one system affects Mineral Rights

  • NEMA changes the reporting requirements of your Mine

  • The changes to auditing requirements

  • The updates related to the quantum calculation and the implementation there-of

Session 3

NEMA Financial Provision requirements

  • Navigating through offences and penalties associated with environmental legislation

  • NEMA S28

  • NEMA amendments and their implications

  • Implementing a compliance management mechanism

Session 4

Way forward

  • Summary for Financial provisions

  • Recommendation for implementation

  • Mechanism to manage legal changes

  • The changes to reporting requirements

  • Considering the new screening tool and how to make it work for your business

  • Implementing a compliance management mechanism

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