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CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES

communities to accept mining on their doorstep,they must see some realizable benefits over and above being compensated for loss or other impacts.Second,for mining to contribute to the goals of sustainable development at the community level,it must provide a net benefit to the affected community.Sustainable

Mining-induced displacement and resettlement: a critical ...

Communities resettled a few years apart, for example, may have sold land for very different prices; the first when the community did not have a sense of land values relative to industrial scale mining, and the second with the benefit of hindsight informed by a strong sense of impacts.

Mining industry and sustainable development: time for change ...

For example, uranium mining in Niger started in the Sahara desert where no settlements existed and mining companies built the mining infrastructure from scratch. Because it was the desert, there was no population critical group to protect and, in the absence of water in the surface, mining impact was foreseen as minimal.

Positive and Negative Effects of Mining - Positive Negative ...

Mining can only benefit indigenous communities when shared environmental, economic, and social goals are in place and enforced. Years of imperialism has taught us that when these aren’t in place, corporations will siphon resources with little concern for the local population. Our Infrastructure Requires It

Mapping Gender Based Violence and Mining Infrastructure in ...

Mapping gender based violence and mining infrastructure in Mongolian mining communities . This report details findings on the prevalence and nature of Gender Based Violence GBV in mining communities in South Gobi, Mongolia. Mongolia is undergoing a widespread and rapid minerals boom that is changing the social and cultural landscape of the ...

Mining, resettlement and lost livelihoods

— of mining-induced displacement and resettlement in Tete province, Mozambique. The study focuses on capturing voices of resettled people who were moved to Mualadzi by Rio Tinto in 2013 and early 2014. 2. Support people from affected communities and local civil society organisations to conduct research and

Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights

faced with mining in their community. Although mining companies promise jobs and development, it is fairly unusual for a community that is affected by the mining, to see these benefits. One of the challenges communities face is a lack of information about their rights and the law that applies to mining. Mining law and governance is complex.

Mining-affected communities are in a crisis which prese...

Mining-affected communities in South Africa are living in a social, economic and environmental crisis generated by the mining sector’s drive to generate short term profits at the expense of ...

Mining-induced displacement and resettlement: a critical ...

Communities resettled a few years apart, for example, may have sold land for very different prices; the first when the community did not have a sense of land values relative to industrial scale mining, and the second with the benefit of hindsight informed by a strong sense of impacts.

Infrastructure Threats WWF

A road cuts through pristine rainforest to give a community access to the city. A dam creates a reservoir to provide freshwater to a growing town. A platform that is miles from the shoreline gives access to oil reserves deep below the ocean floor. These are all examples of infrastructure—physical structures that provide the underpinnings for modern society. Infrastructure is a necessary part ...

Mining and Indigenous Rights: the emergence of a global social ...

Anyone who has seen the massive 900-page book entitled The Gulliver File 1992 will undoubtedly concur that for better or for worse anti-mining activism is a global social movement. This book lists mining projects and their parent companies around the world in alphabetical order and gives background history and environmental impact information albeit from a particular activist perspective ...

Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry ...

Local mining companies usually operate in areas with some ‘mining history’; their business models are not based on short-term large-scale mining, but rather on a portfolio of smaller scale holdings in adjacent areas to maintain continuous mining activity. Local communities around the mines have a history of being involved in the mining ...

PDF Effects of infrastructure on nature

infrastructure always form part of a larger infrastructure network, where synonymous effects with other infrastructure links, or with natural barriers and corridors in the landscape, may magnify ...

The End of Coal Mining in South Wales: Lessons Learned from ...

regarding the challenges of transforming the economy of former mining communities in South Wales. But perhaps the overarching lesson is the powerful influence of global economic factors and the need to establish a critical mass of local skills and resilience to respond to both the closure of collieries and

Infrastructure: achievements, challenges, and opportunities

communities& 39; quality of life and productivity. Con-versely, improving infrastructure services enhances welfare and fosters economic growth. Providing infrastructure services to meet the demands of businesses, s, and other users is one of the major challenges of economic devel-opment. The availability of infrastructure has in-

1.3. Environmental Impact of Infrastructure MOOC: Auditing ...

The environmental impact of infrastructure may be positive or negative and can occur during the construction, operation, upgrade and decommissioning or disposal of infrastructure.While similar environmental impacts such as the use of natural resources, changes in land use and disturbances in the human environment may occur in the construction and operational stages of most types of ...

How can mining contribute to the Sustainable Development ...

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.

Positive Impacts of Mining Case Studies World Gold Council

Investing in social infrastructure. While responsible gold mining creates jobs and economic opportunities, many companies also choose to invest in social infrastructure outside of their immediate sphere of operations. Often, this takes the form of partnerships with national or regional governments or community organisations, so that investments ...

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

sensitivity of specific ecosystems to mining is examined in Box A2.1. The most obvious impact to biodiversity from mining is the removal of vegetation, which in turn alters the availability of food and shelter for wildlife. At a broader scale, mining may impact biodiversity by changing species composition and structure. For example,

The communities torn apart by coal mining - Wales Online

The communities torn apart by coal mining It’s 30 years since the mine closures in Wales – and the opening of mines in Colombia to make up the coal deficit. Kirstie McCrum gets two sides of ...

1.1 PHASES OF A MINING PROJECT - Home ELAW

The first way in which proposed mining projects differ is the proposed method of moving or excavating the overburden. What follows are brief descriptions of the most common methods. 1.1.3.1 Open-pit mining Open-pit mining is a type of strip mining in which the ore deposit extends very deep in the ground,

THE CHALLENGES OF INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN THE EASTERN ...

The Platinum mining industry in the Eastern limb therefore faces a challenge of not only defining and understanding individual and collective infrastructure requirements but also effectively integrating with Local, Provincial and National initiatives, structures and individuals in the establishment of appropriate infrastructure. THE WATER CHALLENGE

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to the drain on infrastructure, adverse cumulative consequences on community wellbeing and fly over effects on local economies can be more effectively anticipated, mitigated and managed. Collaborative decision-making involves negotiation and consultation between communities, mining developers, and local, state and Australian governments.

The social and economic impacts of gold mining

The social and economic impacts of gold mining 70 % of total expenditures by gold mining companies are on payments to suppliers, contractors and employees.

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