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Guidance on Good Practice for the Reclamation of Mineral Workings to Agriculture

Handbook / Manual

By: Department of the Environment

87 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs

The Stationery Office (TSO)

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #57099 | ISBN: 0117531138
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NHBS Price: £25.99 $32/€29 approx

About this book

Sets out recommended best procedures and practices to achieve an efficient and sympathetic restoration of mineral workings to agriculture. If the guidelines are carefully followed, many of the mistakes of the past will be avoided and successful restoration achieved.


Part 1 Introduction and summary. Part 2 The guidelines: planning; soil stripping; soil and overburden storage; mineral extraction; landfilling; landform and natural drainage; restoration of soils and relate works; aftercare. Appendix: site monitoring checklist.

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