Sie sind auf Seite 1von 20

TECHNICAL PAPERS

Environmental Aspects of Mine Closure and Abandoned


Mine Sites Remediation in Germany
Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Pastor
Head of Division
Soil Conservation Legislation
Germany
buenas tardes!
Lignite mining areas in Germany
Lignite mining areas in
East Germany
Central Eastern
German mining
area
around 40,000 ha
Lausitz mining
area
around 60,000 ha
Geotechnical work on worked-out
open casts Earth mass movements
Lignite opencast mine Berzdorf
Final stage
Major tasks during
rehabilitation
Mining engineering rehabilitation
Slope design and securing, mass
movements, securing the subsoil,
levelling off
Securing former waste heaps
Heavy duty equipment / Soil
engineering
Mass movements with
opencast mining equipment
Mass movements with mobile soil engineering equipment
Mass movements with
mobile soil engineering
equipment
Slope
Slope
design
design
and
and
mass
mass
movements
movements
Esch10/70
Use of Esch 10/70 (walking
excavator)
Shaping remaining natural
slopes, levelling out in the areas
to be filled with water up to > 2 m
below future final water level
Use for lateral and vertical
works
Total volume of earth
movements:
around 6 million m
Major tasks during
rehabilitation
Rehabilitation of existing pollutions
Dismantling / scrapping,
deconstruction / dismantling,
reuse / disposal
Rehabilitation of pollutant deposits
and contaminated soil
Blasting, deconstruction and
demolition
Blasting of the central power station
Demolition of power stations
Deconstruction of tar settling basin Demolition of dephenolising plant
Major tasks during
rehabilitation
Revegetation
Rehabilitate land for
agricultural, forestry and
restoration purposes
Major tasks during
rehabilitation
Flooding / Water
Management
Flooding of worked-out open
casts, design of receiving
waters, improvement of
water quality
Visions become reality
Aqua Casa on the peninsula
Water runway Welzow Tourist boat Hafen Grorschen (IBA) Port Grorschen (IBA)
Grorschen
EuroSpeedwayLausitz Lausitz-Industrial Park Marga Nature park TERRA NOVA Floating homes
Hoyerswerda
Senftenberg
Schwarze
Pumpe
Opencast mine Witznitz
Lake Witznitz
Opencast mine Zwenkau
Lake Zwenkau
Opencast mine Espenhain
Lake Markkleeberg
Opencast mine Nachterstedt
Lake Concordia
Opencast mine Delitzsch SW
Lake Gremmin See
Opencast mine Breitenfeld
Lake Schladitz
Opencast mine Mcheln
Lake Geisel valley
Opencast mine Grbern
Lake Grbern
Opencast mine Bockwitz
Lake Bockwitz
Car
Car
racing
racing
on
on
former
former
waste
waste
heap
heap
area
area
Euro-Speedway Lausitzring
Construction of Europes most modern
whitewater canoe course in 2006/07
Official opening of solar power station Borna
on LMBV area in 2006
Former opencast mine Mcheln
Geisel valley - vintage