Managing the acid mine drainage menace: the way forward

SOURCE: Management and mitigation of acid mine drainage in South Africa: input for mineral beneficiation in Africa
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): V.Mjimba
SOURCE EDITOR(S): S.S.Mutanga, M.Mujuru
KEYWORDS: ACID MINE DRAINAGE
DEPARTMENT: African Institute of South Africa (AISA)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9444

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Abstract

This chapter unfolds in a manner that is based on the three schools of thought, that is some of the current and future AMD impacts are inevitable because of the extent of the AMD challenge, the nature and extent of the AMD challenge is such that it requires concerted effort by a divided stakeholder system and there are innovations that can be used to mediate the production, spread and impact of AMD.