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Afterlife of the mine: lessons in how towns remake challenging sites
This article was originally published by The Conversation and is republished in the AusIMM Bulletin under Creative Commons (CC BY-ND 4.0). The question of what to do with abandoned mine sites confronts both regional communities and mining companies in the wake of Australia’s recent mining boom. The companies are increasingly required to consider site remediation and reuse. Ex-mining sites do present challenges, but also hold opportunities for regional areas. Old mine sites can Read More