Feb 062014

The greatest challenge as an industry is to consider mining activities and keeping the environmental impact in mind. Top mineral producers have been fined for complying with the requirements that are in line with the MPRDA and the NEMA. The ITC (Intelligence Transfer Centre) is hosting the Fourth Annual Enviro Mining Conference on 26 and 27 March 2014 at the Gallagher Estate in Midrand Johannesburg.


Confirmed speakers at the conference include Honourable Deputy Minister- MP, Rejoice Mabudafhasi, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL & WATER AFFAIRS, who will be speaking on “Looking at the key aspects of waste disposal while ensuring compliance and investigating the social impact poor waste management has on mine communities”.

Director of Mine Closure, Reuben Masenya and Director of Environmental Management, Kgauta Mokwena of the DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES, will be speaking on; “Dissecting the DMR’s expectations for environmental mining, reporting and compliance.”

Director General, Neliswa Magubane, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, will be speaking on; “Guaranteeing and managing energy supply on mining operations and evaluating renewable energy.”

Key industry speakers will be providing expert knowledge concerning issues such as:

  • Anticipating liability for closure to minimise risk
  • Good corporate governance and compliance in relation to the MPRDA and NEMA
  • Adequately financing for mine closure and rehabilitation
  • Sustainable community livelihood development and land use management as part of integrated environmental management
  • An update of current criminal liability offenses and enforcement
  • Breaking down the process of obtaining authorisation for your environmental projects
  • Ensuring that your projects are sustainable when rehabilitating or going into a mine closure state
  • Evaluating the guidelines to obtaining your Water Use License in time


  • Mine Manager
  • Geologists
  • Legal Advisors
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Mine Surveyor
  • Mine Supervisor
  • Mineral Resource Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Environmental Director/ Manager
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Finance Risk Managers

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