How can mining become more environmentally sustainable

Mining and Environment Management Zimbabwe is endowed with rich mineral deposits, dominated by two prominent geological features namely the great dyke and ancient Greenstone Belts also known as Gold Belts. The nation has seen an increase in the number of mining activities in recent years, both small and large scale. On a positive note, mining activities are coupled with employment creation, revenue generation and community projects.  However, mining inevitably impacts negatively on the environment disturbing the landscapes and ecosystems thereon. Can Mining become environmentally sustainable? Mining can become more environmentally friendly through developing and integrating practices that reduce the...

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