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Dr. Daniel Limpitlaw is a mining engineer, specialised in mine closure and the assessment of mining impacts. Daniel has an academic background and has presented courses in closure planning, environmental management, geographic information systems and hazard management. He was responsible for restoring production from the underground sections at a formerly closed gold mine and achieved a rate of 60 koz per annum in spite of capital limitations and compromised infrastructure. Daniel has co-authored sustainability reports for a major multinational mining company and has calculated mining company environmental footprints for a multicommodity miner. He was the project manager for the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development southern Africa project and has been involved in several mining-related sustainable development projects. He has experience of mining projects in a range of countries in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Pacific. Daniel works on projects relating to small scale mining production optimisation, mine closure planning and costing, management of mining impacts, spatial assessment, resource usage and local economic development. Daniel has experience in assessment of exploration projects and the compilation of NI-43-101 reports and has worked as a Competent Person for environmental work related to JORC Resource Statements

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Using a Market-driven Approach to Improve Economic Returns and Mine Safety

Author: Dr. James McQuilken, Dr. Daniel Limpitlaw
Publisher: Delve
Publication Year: 1969

Excerpt from the 2020 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector Focus Area: Improve Occupational Health and Safety Case Study: Using a Market-driven Approach to Improve Economic Returns and Mine SafetyThere is a financial bottom-line to everything in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The main concern for m...