The Open Cut Mining Act categories are as follows:
(1) Costs associated with mining, include but are not limited to: pre-mining activities; access rights; land acquisition; application information and preparation; contract fees; resource data inventories; professional services and evaluations; bonding; equipment; road construction and renovation; core drilling; blasting; removal and deposition of overburden and other materials; mineral extraction and haulage and all other mining activities.
(2) Costs associated with reclamation, include but are not limited to: equipment; topsoil salvage, haulage and redistribution; problem spoil or waste handling procedures;
backfilling; regrading; revegetation activities; erosion control measures and all other reclamation activities.
(3) Contingency costs associated with the project, include but are not limited to: salaries; wages; fringe benefits; insurance; retainers; rents; premiums and all other costs associated with the project.