Case studies illustrating environmental practices in mining and metallurgical processes
- Ottawa, Ontario, Canada : ICME ; Paris, France : UNEP, 1996.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- ii, 61 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
- Additional Creators:
- International Council on Metals and the Environment and United Nations Environment Programme
- ENVIRONMENT POLICY & MANAGEMENT: Environmental management system -- Environmental auditing -- Environmental reporting -- Chemical and material management -- Environmental administration in Western Australia -- Environmental regulations for mining 1 -- Environmental regulations for mining 2 -- Mining and Metals Environmental Charter -- IMPACT ASSESSMENT, PLANNING & APPROVALS: Venetia Diamond Mine water supply -- Estuary crossing by mining plant -- Tapajos Environmental Protection Plan -- Ventanas Environmental Project -- EXPLORATION & OPERATIONS: Mineral exploration in a sensitive area -- The Hope Brook Mine Copper Flotation Plant -- The Quebrada Blanca operation -- Brunswick Effluent Treatment Plant -- The ARET programme -- RECYCLING & MATERIALS SUBSTITUTION: Environmentally sound recycling -- Alternatives to CFCs -- TRAINING, EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION: Environmental training review -- Environmental award schemes -- Employee environmental awareness -- REHABILITATION & CLOSURE: Scalloping as a rehabilitation technique -- Rehabilitation in saline environments -- Bridge Hill Ridge Mineral Sands -- Rehabilitation at the Cabacal 1 Mine -- Big Springs Riparian Enhancement -- Control of acid mine drainage -- The MEND Programme.
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