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Text Rehabilitation of a mine site

TLF ID M008860

Find out how the landscape is repaired after open-cut mining. This is a PowerPoint presentation showing rehabilitation work carried out at the Ensham open-cut coal mine in central Queensland. The slides are predominantly pictorial and illustrate the processes of planning, removal and stockpiling of overburden, mining, surface reshaping, return of topsoil, planting and monitoring.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Includes cross-section diagrams showing the mining and restoration process.
  • Includes concise and relevant captions.
  • Illustrates the work of environmental scientists.
  • Includes a breakdown of rehabilitation costs.
  • Can be downloaded as Microsoft PowerPoint files as a complete presentation or in five separate sections.
Year level

3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Queensland Resources Council
  • Organization: Queensland Resources Council
  • Address: QLD
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Oresome Resources
  • Organization: Oresome Resources
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: Queensland
  • URL: http://www.oresomeresources.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © Queensland Resources Council (QRC) 2011 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, copy, distribute, communicate and adapt this material for non-commercial educational purposes only, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material and any derivative works to the material.