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Mining and Industrial Rehabilitation

CHEMC Environmental currently are leading specialists in innovative and effective solutions regarding slimes dam dust control and rehabilitation of mining and industrial sites.

CHEMC Environmental provides a turn key solution to all environmental problems. We will audit/assess the situation, design the solution using both our innovative ideas and our expert and experienced staff. Then we introduce our construction teams and equipment to ensure completion of the project to the finest detail.

CHEMC Environmetal, being the preferred supplier for a number of International Mining Companies, has been involved in some of the most diverse; comprehensive rehabilitation planning and remediation projects.

Some of the mining projects where CHEMC Environmental have been involved with closure, rehabilitation and remediation projects include the following:

  • BHP Billiton Nooigedacht Lead Mine;
  • Glencore Coal Alpha Anthracite Mine;
  • Lonmine Eastern Platinum mine (EPL) Slimes dam No.1 Rehabilitation
  • Lonmin Karee TD1 Slimes dam Rehabilitation
  • MINTEK Heuningvlei Asbestos Mine; and
  • MINTEK Penge Asbestos Mine.

Vegetation Establishment and Dust Control

CHEMC Environmental makes use of an environmental friendly "Hessian and Sausage" method for immediate dust control and vegetation establishment. The method will provide an indigenous grass cover to ensure sustainabe vegetation. This method can be used in dry areas and the material is both natural and biodegradable.

The method has been implemented on steep slopes and noticeably managed erosion. This concept won CHEMC Environmental a First and Runner-Up prizes at the 2008 Nedbank Green Awards.

This concept has ben implemented at the following mining areas:

  • Alpha Anthracite Mine;
  • Eland Platinum Mine;
  • Lonmin Eastern Platinum Mine;
  • Lonmin Western Platinum Mine; and
  • Vlakfontein Nickel Mine