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Land reclamation by vegetation in the Canadian mining industry

George Greer

Land reclamation by vegetation in the Canadian mining industry

by George Greer

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Published by Laurentian University, School of Engineering in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


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several reclamation specialists strongly affiliated with post-mining reclamation and design also contributed chapters and case studies in this book. The book begins with an overview of planning Study for a Land Reclamation & Restoration MSc Land is a vital resource and the deterioration or loss of the productive capacity of soils is a major global challenge for the 21 st. century. This course has been designed to meet the increasing demands to manage and restore degraded land as close as possible to its original ://

With forestry, mining, and oil and gas extraction among the most prominent industries, Canada land-use policies aim to protect the environment through a highly-regulated land reclamation process that ensures the restoration of natural ecosystems after the area has been used to extract minerals, oil or natural :// Book Author(s): Nimisha Tripathi. Bio‐Environment Division, Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research. Search for more papers by this author. Raj Shekhar Singh. Bio‐Environment Division, Central Institute of Mining and Fuel ://

Even before mining begins, detailed concepts must be worked out for the new landscape which will follow: the topography, the water drainage system, lakes and forests, and the intended land-use pattern are designed and specified in advance. Early, detailed planning makes it possible to coordinate mining and concurrent land reclamation :// As land is under pressure in China, it is now policy to restore or reclaim land despoiled by mining, the aim being to develop sustainable and healthy arable land ecosystems. This paper outlines the principles and approaches of ecological restoration, which have been adopted in Shanxi Province with reference to three typical surface ://


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Land reclamation by vegetation in the Canadian mining industry by George Greer Download PDF EPUB FB2

ONTARIO – Goldcorp of Vancouver has won the Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Award for its work on the Coniaurum property in Timmins. The award was presented at the Mining and Environment Conference held last month in Sudbury.

The prize is sponsored by the Ontario Mining Association and Canadian Land Reclamation Association and the Ministry of Northern Development Mines and CALGARY – The CANADIAN LAND RECLAMATION ASSOCIATION (CLRA) has organized its annual general meeting and conference for July 28 through Aug.

1 at the Delta Lodge in Kananaskis Village, Alta. Attendance is limited to the first :// The institute conducts comprehensive studies on problems related to reclamation of land disturbed by coal mining. In the German Democratic Republic (GDR), land reclamation was first officially endorsed in in the law on the Restoration of Economic Value of Territory Occupied by the Mining Industry, Including Waste ://   Improving forest land reclamation with Canadian Forest Service expertise Land reclamation is the process of turning disturbed land into a productive or other desired state.

In Canada, land reclamation efforts are most often directed at land disturbed during natural resource development, including mining and oil and gas :// Given the long life cycle of oil sands operations (25 to 50 years for an oil sands mine, 10 to 15 years for in situ), much of the industry’s land reclamation activity is still in early stages.

Since oil sands operations began in the s, about 11% of the active mining footprint has been or is being ://   Canadian Land Reclamation Association Proceedings of the Northern Latitudes Mining Reclamation Workshop and 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association.

Whitehorse, Yukon, September 9 – 12, Not long ago, this was once a mine. Today, we’re restoring the land with many other valuable things. InSyncrude launched an ambitious project: design a peat-forming, groundwater-fed wetland, known as a Fen, and incorporate it into land reclaimed from its oil sands mining operation in northern Alberta.

Today, the Sandhill Fen Research Watershed Initiative is Syncrude Reclamation Mining activities by the previous project owners left behind more than million tonnes of tailings.

Eldorado has been rehabilitating hectares of land, an area almost three times the size of Parliament Hill. Eldorado has removed the old tailings and reprocessed them and restored the soil so that it can support :// “Reclaiming the land is important not only to us, but to the stakeholders that live in and around our project,” says Albricht in a video (see below).

Returning the land to nature. Natural resource development—whether logging, mining or oil and natural gas extraction—invariably causes some land North Shore is an industry leader in Oil Sands Exploration (OSE) reclamation and successfully manages thousands of OSE sites as part of our client OSE Reclamation programs.

We complete all required government reporting, wildlife protection planning, surface reclamation, vegetation management, detailed site assessments, and final reclamation   Reclamation definition: Reclamation is the process of changing land that is unsuitable for farming or building | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME).

technology and industry practices, type and scale of land disturbances, intended post-reclamation land use, and working with   The mine’s reclamation program utilizes a four-pronged approach to maximize post-mining diversity in designated post-mine wildlife habitat areas, including a special emphasis on the following aspects of surface mine reclamation: hydrology, vegetation, substrate and topography.

“We take great pride in reclaiming the land we ://   Proceedings of the Northern Latitudes Mining Reclamation Workshop and 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association.

Whitehorse, Yukon, September 9   Pre- Versus Postmining Landscapes. The oil sands mining area was originally wetland-rich, covered in forested and shrubby fens. InCanadian Natural Resources Ltd. mapped vegetation cover types within a 2,ha area that encompasses the surface-mineable area (Fig.

1) (details in ref. 6).They found that 64% of the land supported wetland vegetation, whereas only 23% of the land land reclamation[′land ‚reklə′māshən] (civil engineering) land accretion (mining engineering) The process by which seriously disturbed land surfaces are stabilized against the hazards of water and wind erosion.

Land Reclamation (in Russian, melioratsiia, from the Latin melioratio, “improvement”), the organizational and administrative +Reclamation. With a wide portfolio of projects and record numbers of projects, Canadian Natural is an industry leader for abandonment, decommissioning and reclamation activities in Canada and offshore UK.

Sincewe have more than doubled our annual hectares of land reclaimed across our ://   Compared to the US, Germany, Canada, Brazil and Spain, where the rate of land reclamation is between 50% and 70%, but the average rate of land reclamation in China is merely around 12%.

With the exception of private mining sectors, the state-owned enterprises (SOEs) alone contribute 94% of mining production in :// Underground mining methods Unsupported openings Supported openings Caving methods Main methods in Underground mining • drift mining • slope mining • shaft mining • borehole process • Hard rock mining Underground Mining 4.

Land reclamation is the gain of land from the sea, or wetlands, or other water bodies, and restoration of Kuja, A.L. and T.C. Hutchinson. The use of native species in mine tailings revegetation. Proceedings of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association. 4th. Reclamation of land by irrigation was extensively developed by the Soviet the late s the Soviets reported a total of about 27 million acres (11 million hectares) under irrigation, about one-half of this being in the Central Asian republics.

The Syr Darya and Amu Darya rivers were the principal sources of irrigation water in this area. These rivers discharged into the Aral Sea, and The oil sands mining area was originally wetland-rich, covered in forested and shrubby fens. InCanadian Natural Resources Ltd.

mapped vegetation cover types within a 2,ha area that encompasses the surface-mineable area (Fig. 1) (details in ref. 6). They found that 64% of the land supported wetland vege-Martinick, W. (). Iron-ore mining in the Pilbara: Rehabilitation—A joint approach.

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