Submitted by System on June 7, 2010 - 13:19
For Green mining – reducing the environmental footprint, energy efficiency, reducing the amount of mine waste and methods for remediation are essential. It involves studies of the use of incineration ashes and waste from wood and paper industries.
Another key issue is the understanding of metal transport from active mining in relation to transport from natural metal occurrences, addressing the potential conflict between metal mining and environmental protection. This conflict, to a large extent, concerns the impact of mining on the quality of natural waters.