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2nd Annual Environmental Management for the Mining Sector 2012


Brisbane Australia

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The Environmental Management for the Mining Sector 2012 conference now in its second year, provides professional development and excellent networking opportunities for all environmental and sustainability professionals working in this increasingly complex sector.

Covering such diverse topics as Environmental Impact Statements, cumulative impacts, social impacts, mine closures, tailings management, biodiversity, mine flooding, water use, re-use and treatment, and dust and noise suppression.

The conference will provide crucial updates and present real case studies addressing key environmental issues to equip you with strategies to build upon for your own projects.

It is a scary and exciting time to be working in environmental and sustainability.

Industry experts and peers alike will meet in Brisbane in August 2012 to hear case studies, expert insights and to network with the brightest and the best in the mining sector.

Conference highlights

  • Developing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to achieve sustainability benchmarks
  • Achieving sustainable mine closure: Practical and regulatory requirements
  • Measuring cumulative impacts of mining on the environment
  • Clarifying uncertainty around changes in legislation at the Federal level with regards EPBC act
  • Management strategies that promote biodiversity
  • Water re-use, treatment and disposal from mine sites
  • Streamlining the environmental approvals process
  • Managing mine flooding post January 2011
  • Employing successful dust management techniques on sensitive agricultural lands
  • Noise management
  • Modelling of groundwater and surface water interaction
  • Keeping with changing requirements around EIS’s
  • Assessing Social impacts of mining on communities: taking a wider environmental approach
  • Emissions and carbon tax requirements for environmental managers
  • Ecological equivalence in biodiversity offset schemes
  • Project approvals and amendment processes in a Strategic Cropping Land world
  • Tailings Management

Sponsor/exhibitor contact

Ian Gray
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