Mine dump rehabilitation

Black-owned green technology company G-Tech is running a mine dump rehabilitation pilot project in Randfontein, West of Johannesburg, on one of South Africa-focused gold miner Mintails’ tailings sites.

G-Tech rehabilitates wasteland by restoring indigenous biomes and the biodiversity by “planting” polylactic acid (PLA) – a biodegradable thermoplastic polymer that stimulates the regrowth of uprooted plants and produce on any type of surface. The pilot project is on a 1 ha scale.

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