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Assessing social and economic impacts associated with ...

2007-3-6 · – The coal mining industry makes a key contribution to the Queensland economy, and is the underlying driver of employment and economic conditions in many local and regional communities. This article aims to focus on how the social and economic impacts of mining should be assessed and negotiated with local and regional communities., – The following assessment tools were trialed to …

Social Impact Assessment Guideline 2017-09

2018-11-7 · Social impact assessment guideline | For State significant mining, petroleum production and extractive industry development 3 If this guideline does apply, the methodology outlined in Sections 3 (Scoping the SIA for the EIS) and 4

The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining ...

Social impact assessment in the mining ... - ScienceDirect

MINING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

2015-5-5 · ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTS FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY SUMMARY Mining activities cover a diverse range of environments and the challenges are often unique and specific to each mine site. However, mining activities will invariably have an impact on water environments through direct or indirect contact of either the surface or groundwater.

Social Impact Assessment in the Mining Industry: Current ...

2020-10-12 · 4 Social Impact Assessment in The Mining Industry: Current Situation and Future Directions 2 Impact Assessment as a Political Process Perhaps the single most important point of departure in considering how SIA may contribute in the future is to understand …

MAXWELL PROJECT Social Impact Assessment Scoping …

2020-6-14 · Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) to develop an underground coal mining operation, referred to as the Maxwell Project (the Project). An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required as part of the Project''s assessment and approvals process. This Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Scoping Report has been prepared in

Assessing social impacts of mine closure

2019-4-24 · Assessing social impacts of mine closure Jo-Anne Everingham1 2and Sarah Mackenzie Abstract: In Australia, mine closures are looming especially in coal mining regions as energy priorities change. What does that mean for the positive socio-economic impacts of mining championed in social impact assessments for mine approvals?

Democratisation versus engagement? Social and economic ...

A review of economic impact assessment (EcIA), social impact assessment (SIA), and community participation practice in the rapidly growing coal industry of Australia''s Bowen Basin suggests significant shortcomings in scope and reporting with neither EcIA nor SIA giving adequate attention to the measurement and distribution of negative impacts.

Assessing social and economic impacts associated with ...

Purpose: The coal mining industry makes a key contribution to the Queensland economy, and is the underlying driver of employment and economic conditions in many local and regional communities. This article aims to focus on how the social and economic impacts of mining should be assessed and negotiated with local and regional communities.

Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

2013-11-13 · underground mining (room pillar, long wall, drift, shaft, slope mining) are some types of coal mining. Proper Environment impact assessment of coal mining is very important and here we take some issues which should be considered and some mitigation measures are discussed. 2. Environment and Social issues related to coal mining

Evidence of the impacts of metal mining and the ...

2019-2-21 · Mining activities, including prospecting, exploration, construction, operation, maintenance, expansion, abandonment, decommissioning and repurposing of a mine can impact social and environmental systems in a range of positive and negative, and direct and indirect ways. Mining can yield a range of benefits to societies, but it may also cause conflict, not least in relation to above-ground and ...

Social Impact Assessment 17

2016-10-24 · Caval Ridge Coal Mine Project – Environmental Impact Statement Page 17-1 17 Social Impact Assessment 17.1 Introduction A social impact assessment (SIA) is a proactive and anticipatory tool used to help understand the potential impacts that a proposed project may have on a community. A baseline study of the community''s existing social ...

A coal economy has multiple health and social risks, says ...

2012-10-29 · A coal economy has multiple health and social risks, says major review. A major review of evidence on the impact of coal mining has highlighted serious, ongoing health and social problems and an urgent need for improvements in government coal …

Social impact assessment guideline

2018-11-7 · Social impact assessment guideline | For State significant mining, petroleum production and extractive industry development 3 If this guideline does apply, the methodology outlined in Sections 3 (Scoping the SIA for the EIS) and 4

Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility in mining ...

2021-8-1 · For instance, Amponsah-Tawiah and Mensah (2016) examine the relationship and impact of occupational health and safety on employees'' organizational commitment in Ghana''s mining industry. Jarosławska-Sobór (2015) analyzes the social potential of a coal mining company in terms of human capital and occupational safety.

Community Engagement and Development

2019-4-4 · Mining is a global industry, and Australian companies are active investors and explorers in nearly all mining provinces around the world. The Australian Government recognises that a better mining industry means more growth, jobs, investment and trade, and that these benefits should flow through to higher living standards for all.

THE SOCIAL ASPECTS OF MINE CLOSURE

The mining industry has not yet developed or embedded the sorts of ''social performance competencies'' that are required to consistently identify key social issues and trends, undertake analysis and manage operations in complex socio-political environments and minimise harm.

Social impacts of mining at a local community level and ...

2017-5-18 · ''IAIA12 Conference Proceedings'' Energy Future The Role of Impact Assessment 32nd Annual Meeting of the International Association for Impact Assessment 27 May- 1 June 2012, Centro de Congresso da Alfândega, Porto - Portugal () Social impacts of mining at a local community level and the role of CSR for

Democratisation versus engagement? Social and economic ...

2012-2-20 · (2008). Democratisation versus engagement? Social and economic impact assessment and community participation in the coal mining industry of the Bowen Basin, Australia. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal: Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 177-187.

(PDF) Environmental and social impacts of mining and …

2016-9-20 · Mining industry can become more environment friendly and socially sustainable by integrating practices that reduce the environmental impact of mining …

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and ...

2018-8-1 · Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and comparison of indicators frameworks ... The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 2 has tackled the challenge of conflict-free sourcing of Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum, ... Using input-output analysis to estimate the impact of a coal industry expansion on regional and ...

Coal: Social, environmental and economic concerns

2019-12-11 · Coal: social, environmental and economic concerns •Coking coal: derived from bituminous coal, by destructive distillation. It is hard and dark/greyish, it has few impurities and high carbon content and it is used particularly as a fuel in the industry (e.g. iron). •Steam coal: (also called thermal coal) all other hard coal that is not ...

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT IN …

2012-7-3 · hazards control, the mining industry approach has emphasized mainly on past experiences and lessons learnt, while other high hazard industries such as the chemical process industry and oil and gas industry have taken system safety techniques to new highs. There are various methodologies and techniques related to the study of Risk Assessment, as

Appendix E Revised Social Impact Management Plan

2014-9-1 · NEW HOPE GROUP SOCIAL IMPACT MANAGEMENT PLAN – PAGE | 3 1. Introduction The New Acland Coal Mine (the Mine) has contributed to the Darling Downs economy for more than a decade. The Mine contributes in the vicinity of $110 million to the Darling Downs economy and around $300 million to the South East Queensland economy each year.

Assessing Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining for ...

2019-1-16 · Assessing Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining for Sustainable Development. Mining can do more than create wealth: it can contribute to the well-being of a whole country. To accomplish this, governments and mining companies alike need to integrate environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) into mining projects.

Sustainable Resource Communities Policy Social impact ...

2021-10-25 · Home Industry MiningSustainable Resource Communities Policy Social impact assessment in the mining and petroleum industries. ... 6,700 tenures issued and in force. Over 2,400 of the tenures issued are mining leases, of which more than 200 relate to coal mining. Of these coal mining leases, 53 support operating mines, with 45 of these mines ...

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

2016-9-21 · As per the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Project issued by Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (SEIA) addresses the socio-economic impacts of construction and operation of the Project on the communities in …

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

2018-9-21 · Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining ... Disposing of such large quantities of waste poses tremendous challenges for the mining industry and may significantly impact the environment. The impacts are often more ... such as bighorn sheep that use coal mine walls as shelter (MacCallum, 1989).

Big Five

For developing country miners, this has involved navigating one or more of the "big five" social issues below: • Involuntary resettlement. Economic and physical displacement of communities often accompanies mining projects. Resettlement is an emotional …