Multi-discipline | Innovative | Solution-focused
Thank you to all who attended the recent Mine Closure Conference
15th Mar 2023
State Reception Centre, Kings Park, Perth ; Western Australia
Please see the Conference video below as recorded
Bridging the Gap for Interdisciplinary Collaboration & Communication
Mines and Environment was established in Western Australia as a Partner to Oceans and Environment and the Water Quality and Environmental Network - Divisions of Jazcorp Australia Pty Ltd (Multi-disciplinary industry network established in 2007)
Mines and Environment is a National multi-discipline Industry Network focused on connecting, updating, inspiring, and educating stakeholders across the country.
This multi-faceted interdisciplinary approach has seen the network expand at a rapid rate as we continue to research current challenges, changes in each State and sector such as legislation, codes , systems and global events that impact the way you manage partnerships and your role
We partner with Local and National Industry Experts, Associations, Stakeholders, Bodies, Universities , and design, develop and deliver programs that support Continuous Professional Development at our signature events, conferences and seminars held throughout the year.
Programs include topics on Mining and Environmental changes in legislation, Mine Closure, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental impacts of mineral mining, such as wastes, environmental protection expenditure, rehabilitation, and industry self-regulation.
Other areas include ;
Mineral exploration impact the environment
Acid mine drainage
Rate of mineral resource use
Processing chemical pollution - spilling, leaking or leaching of chemical agents (i.e. cyanide, sulphuric acid) from the mine site into nearby water bodies.
Heavy metal contamination and leaching and areas of Mining operations
Environment: biodiversity, ecosystem services, water management, mine waste/tailings, air, noise, energy, climate change (carbon footprint, greenhouse gas), hazardous substances, mine closure.