Mine closure conception and process development. Dos and don’ts: A practical view from the Portuguese experience

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Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro (EDM) is a Portuguese state-owned company responsible for planning environmental rehabilitation and remediation work for 175 former mines exploited in Portugal during the twentieth century. During the last 15 years, EDM, with the financial support of the Portuguese government and the EU, has developed specific characterization studies, designed solutions for fieldwork, and applied monitoring systems aimed at environmental attenuation and control of the most relevant impacts from these old mining areas.
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Title of host publicationProceedings of Mine Closure Solutions
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
EventMine Closure Solutions -
Duration: 1 Jan 2014 → …


ConferenceMine Closure Solutions
Period1/01/14 → …

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