International Forest, & Environmental Development

Forêt Internationale, et Développement Environnemental

MFE 203: Mining Management and Environment

Course Details

The objective of this module is to enable learners to acquire tools necessary for environmentally
friendly mining management.

Articulations of this module include :
– Issues and concepts
– Site characterization, rehabilitation techniques
– Monitoring
– Governance (economic considerations, process management and actors involved)
– Environmental, social and economic issues related to mining and industrial projects in the
implementation, operation and post-operation phases
– Arrangements applicable to the financing of site closure and rehabilitation and their
formalization in the form of “mining contracts” or any other type of legal vehicle;
– Methods for assessing environmental, social and economic impacts in the specific context
of mining and industrial projects
– Methods for managing mining waste
– Methods of decontamination and rehabilitation of mining and industrial sites;
– International standards for the closure and progressive rehabilitation of mining and
industrial sites
– Risk analysis methods in the specific context of closure and rehabilitation of mining and
industrial sites
– Environmental and social management plans in the specific context of closing and
rehabilitating mining and industrial sites

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