Pershke Consulting Pty Ltd
Donna has been working in mine closure for over 20 years. Drawing on approaches used by the land and infrastructure development sector, Donna has recently been working with mining companies to challenge conventional thinking and identify innovative approaches that result in a post closure land uses that have positive socio-economic value.
Pathways to relinquishment and opportunities to transition to productive alternate land uses.
Using the relinquishment process to transition to alternate productive land uses potentially has significant benefits for all parties; mining companies, regulators and communities. However, there are also challenges in achieving this transition including:
An initial workshop explored this topic at the University of Newcastle’s 2017 Mine Rehabilitation Conference in Muswellbrook. The aim of this workshop is to build on the findings of the initial workshop and further explore the opportunities, barriers, enablers and responsibilities for establishing pathways to:
Who Should Attend:
The 2017 workshop identified some of the key stakeholders involved in the mining land use transition process. This workshop would be valuable to representatives from these stakeholder groups including:
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