Austmine eBook - The Small Footprint Mine
A successful and sustainable mining industry requires operators and suppliers to leave a small footprint on the local environment and community. As pressures continue to build on mining companies from a range of sources, it is critical that management take a holistic view of the mine site and the community that it operates within, identifying opportunities to reduce waste and emissions, lower energy and water consumption and create positive social impacts on key stakeholders.
This eBook features some of Austmine’s members who are leading the way in the pursuit of the future small footprint mine. You’ll hear from cutting edge software providers, expert consultants in the field and inspirational innovators on their vision of sustainable and successful mining operations.
The eBook starts by taking a holistic view of the mining operation and how we can take a small footprint approach at each stage of this. We then delve into the use of data to improve decision making at operations with environmental and social information utilised.Finally, we highlight some key technologies impacting the tailings and water management space, two areas in need of innovation for a sustainable future.
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