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Environment




The Martabe Gold Mine is surrounded by natural forest, waterways, agriculture and settlements. Protection of the environment from impacts associated with operation of the Martabe Gold Mine is one of the Company’s highest priorities. This section provides an overview of the significant environmental aspects at the site and the results achieved in managing these aspects during 2020.

Strengthening the management of biodiversity at the Martabe Gold Mine through improvements to operational controls required by agincourt resources Code of Practice - Biodiversity Management, and an independent expert review of this Code and overall Company strategy for managing biodiversity

The key environmental management objectives at the site has remained unchanged since the commencement of operations and are summarised as follows:

  • protection of downstream waters
  • safe disposal of tailings and waste rock
  • safe management of hazardous wastes
  • avoidance of chemical spills
  • protection of biodiversity
  • safe and stable mine closure
  • legal and environmental compliance