May 13, 2019

Group tackles community impacts of mine closure

A raft of leading mining companies has joined forces with University of Queensland researchers to tackle the issue of mine closures. The ‘Social Aspects of Mine Closure Research Consortium’ has committed to expanding the data which government, industry, and communities rely on when making decisions on mine closure. It includes researchers from UQ’s Sustainable Mineral Institute (SMI) and delegates from BHP, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Newcrest Mining Limited, Newmont Goldcorp, OceanaGold and MMG. UQ’s Professor Deanna Kemp, who heads th...

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