One of the West Rand mining waste reclamation areas (Pulitzer Centre).

Illegal mine closures expected

State records show very few legal mine closures, indicating lack of environmental rehabilitation, lingering liabilities, and lack of state rehab capacity.

mine blasting

The Explosives Regulations 2015

The new Explosives Regulations were published on 10 July 2015 in Government Gazette No. 38970. These regulations come into effect on 10 October 2015.