socio economic effects of mining

The socio-economic impacts of mining on local communities: The ...

This paper compares selected socioeconomic indicators (e.g. unemployment, Human Development Index, poverty, education, health and environment) in the Southern Region of Jordan with those of its northern and central parts, with the aim of exploring what impact mining has had on local communities. According to the...

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The environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining on local ...

This paper reports the findings of a study undertaken to assess the socio-economic and environmental impacts of mining in Geita District, Tanzania. In addition to sampling community perceptions of mining activities, the study prescribes interventions that can assist in mitigating the negative impacts of mining. Marked...

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socio-economic and environmental impacts of mining in botswana

Feb 8, 2018 ... The overall aim of the paper is to examine the operations of the Copper-Nickel Mine in Selebi-Phikwe and assess its socio-economic and environmental impacts. The specific objectives are to assess the socio-economic impacts of the mine on the local people and examine its environmental effects on soil,...

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Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining inBotswana ...

The overall aim of the paper+ is to examine the operations of the Copper-Nickel Mine in Selebi-Phikwe and assess its socio-economic and environmental impacts. The specific objectives are to assess the socio-economic impacts of the mine on the local people and examine its environmental effects on soil, water resources,...

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Small-scale mining and its socio-economic impact in developing ...

Abstract. This article examines both the positive and negative socio-economic impacts of small-scale mining in developing countries, and outlines some key measures for improving sustainability in the sector. It is important to clarify that, in spite of experiencing its share of environmental- and health-related problems that...

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

Jan 26, 2016 ... Gold mining has played an important role in Ghana's economy, however the negative environmental and socio-economic effects on the host communities associated with gold mining have overshadowed these economic gains. It is within this context that this paper assessed in an integrated manner the...

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Socioeconomic impact of mining on local communities in Africa ...

Jun 30, 2015 ... Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Dabalen, Andrew L.; Land, Bryan Christopher; Sanoh, Aly; Smith, Gregory; Tolonen, Anja Karolina; Aragaon, Fernando; Andersson, Carl Magnus Ewald; Hall, Ola Daniel; Kotsadam, Karl Andreas; Lewin, Michael; Olaon, Niklas. 2015. Socioeconomic impact of mining on local...

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Socioeconomic Impact of Mining on Local Communities in Africa

Jun 25, 2015 ... For more than a decade, Africa has enjoyed a mineral boom. is the growth mostly happening in isolated places, sectors and periods? The approach adopted in this study is two-pronged. First, through case studies, including the results of fieldwork, mining's impacts are examined in a country-specific context...

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Socio-Economic Impact of Mining Gold | World Gold Council

Jun 3, 2015 ... The Wold Gold Council commissioned this independent report to evaluate the socio-economic impact of mining gold. Read and download here.

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The socio-economic and environmental effects of mining in Kenya: a ...

In the past two and half decades mining activities of fluorspar have been operational in the southern part of the Keno Valley. However very little socio-economic and environmental studies have been conducted to establish the concomitant effects of fluorite mineral development in the Valley. This study, therefore, attempts to...

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Estimating Socio-Economic Impacts of Mine Closure ... - CSRM

This paper is primarily concerned with methods for estimating socio- economic impacts of mine closure1. It briefly considers some of the key aspects and challenges associated with the socio-economic impacts of mine closure and explores the potential for impact assessment to inform closure planning by directing attention...

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in ...

Summary. The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments have attempted to formalize this rudimentary sector of industry, recognizing its socioeconomic importance. However...

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Socio-economic effects of gold mining in Mali: a Study of the Sadiola ...

This is a study of the economic and social impacts of the gold mining industry in Mali. It asks how the exploitation of valuable natural resources could be improved to benefit all stakeholders - state, citizens, resource company and workers, local communities - in a way which is perceived as 'fair' by all, and which also...

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The Economic Impacts of Mining – MiningFacts.org

Mining has the potential to shape and affect economies directly and indirectly. Mining brings employment, government revenues, and opportunities for economic growth and diversification.

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The socio-economic impact of mining: a comparative study of ...

Mining is an activity that many African countries depend on, and Africa's export-oriented mining and quarrying is driven primarily by the commodity hunger of the world's largest economies. In developing countries commodity exports form the most significant portion of exports. Although economic benefits are present...

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Socioeconomic Impact of Mining Activity - SSRN.com

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities - ethesis@nitr

Aug 7, 2015 ... Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural. Communities: A Study of the Ib Valley. Coalfield in Odisha. Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of. Doctor of Philosophy. By. Nabanita Das. Roll No. 509HS304. Under the supervision of. Dr. Niharranjan Mishra. Assistant...

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Economic impact of world mining

Commercial scale mining provides employment and skills transfer to more than 2 million workers. The multiplier effect increases this benefit by a factor of between 2 and 5. The World Bank Mining Department has carried out an in-depth study on economic and social impact of mining at the community level in Chile, Peru,...

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social and economic impact assessment - Bowen Basin - CQU

These reports represent the provisional findings of the research project 'Socio- economic Impact Assessment and Community Engagement to Reduce Conflict over Mine Operations'. The project is funded by the Australian Coal Association Research Program. (ACARP). The views and interpretations expressed in these...

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A Study on the Socio-Economic Impact of Mining Ban on the ...

Mining is one of the economic activities practiced in the small state of Goa apart from agriculture, tourism and fishing. With the advent of mining activities in the areas, the practice of traditional occupations was difficult. Mining industry brings lucrative incomes but it also comes with a lot of environmental hazards. The protests...

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Mining in Arctic and Non-Arctic Regions: A Socioeconomic ... - IZA

creating local employment and national economic growth (Kullerud, 2011). Our intention with this paper is to broaden the perspective even further. We will do so by empirically establishing the socioeconomic effects of mining in the Arctic and by assessing how such effects differ from those observed in non-Arctic regions.

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Socio-economic Monitoring Program: Minto Mine - Selkirk First Nation

effectiveness of mitigation and enhancement measures to manage socio-economic effects of the mine and, where warranted, will identify alternative management actions. The Minto Mine Socio-economic. Monitoring Program: Components, Information and Program Requirements (www.emr.gov.yk.ca/mining/.

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(PSM): Insights for Responsible Mining in Caraga R - Caraga State ...

endogeneity to obtain robust results in determining the impacts of mining on the socio-economic condition of the people in the mining areas of Caraga Region, Philippines. This study has used it with three matching methods. (nearest neighbor, kernel and radius matching) to come up with implications on the socio-economic.

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Minto Mine Socio-Economic Monitoring Program - Energy, Mines ...

by the mine. It also describes a general program for implementing the monitoring framework. 2 Socio-Economic Monitoring Program Purpose. The purpose of the program is to monitor the socio-economic effects2 from the Minto Mine's construction, operations and closure phases in order to accomplish the following: a) Verify...

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Comparison of the socio-economic impacts of the Nanisivik

University of Alberta. Comparison of the socio-economic impacts of the Nanisivik and Polaris mines: A. Sustainable development case study by. Léa-Marie Bowes-Lyon. A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Master of Science. Earth and...

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Modeled Prospective Regional Socio-Economic Impacts of the Back ...

of its 2010 study, Modeled Prospective Regional Socio-Economic Impacts of the Back Forty Project,. Menominee County, Michigan with current data using updated assumptions and modeling methods. Like the previous study, the new report assessed the economic impact of the mining industry in the Upper. Peninsula of...

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Addressing the social impact of mining activities on communities for ...

It is very important to consider the social impacts of mining activities on the surrounding socio-economic environment, affected individuals and communities and to incorporate Social Impact Assessment (SIA) into the operational activities of a mine as a management tool. However, the practice of SIA by mining companies is.

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Statewide Socioeconomic Impacts of - Usibelli Coal Mine

Jan 1, 2015 ... and services, 76 percent (or $40.7 million) was spent in. Alaska with approximately 360 Alaska businesses, including the Alaska Railroad (ARRC), a quasi- governmental entity. Some major expenditures included: Map of UCM Operations. Statewide Socioeconomic Impacts of Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc.

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Mine growth and socio-economical impact in north-western province ...

Oct 28, 2015 ... Keywords: Mining Lumwana Zambia international. Solwezi multinational crowding out effect. Barrick Chisukulu extractive industries. Abstract: This thesis reflects the findings of a study conducted in Lumwana in the North-Western province of Zambia in 2009, 2013 and 2014. It looks at the socio-economic...

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The Socioeconomic Impact of Uranium Mining and Milling in the ...

The Socioeconomic Impact of Uranium Mining and. Milling in the Chatham. Labor Shed, Xinhaiia. Prepared for. Xinhaiia Coal and Energy Commission c/o Marty Farber, Division of. Legislative Services. 910 Capitol Street, 2nd Floor. Richmond, Xinhaiia 23219. 11.29.2011. Cleveland, Ohio. 1025 East Huron Road. Cleveland...

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining - This is GOLD

Whilst the potential for negative social and environmental impacts from gold mining activities is well known, the nature and distribution of the socio-economic impacts of gold mining at an industry level on host nations and communities is relatively poorly understood. Focusing on the impacts of large-scale commercial gold...

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THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELLBEING OF SMALL MINING TOWNS ...

underdeveloped communities in places where these resources are extracted. The aim of this study was to investigate the nature and extent of the economic and social conditions of the communities of small mining towns in the Northern Cape. The research objectives of the study were (1) to study the literature on the effects...

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Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Of Artisanal Mining in ...

Apr 9, 2016 ... Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Of Artisanal Mining in Oke Ogun region, Oyo State Nigeria.CONCEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CELL RISK, concept of environmental…

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Social and Economic Issues Associated with the Bowen ... - CiteSeerX

A major project is being undertaken in the Bowen Basin coal mining region of. Queensland, Australia, to assess how economic and social impacts of mining should be assessed and negotiated with regional communities. Coal mining has a major impact on regional communities in generating regional incomes and.

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Gold mining contributes to socio-economic development

In late 2013 the World Gold Council (WGC), which represents over 20 of the world's largest gold mining companies, including Gold Fields, released two landmark research reports highlighting both the direct economic impact of the gold sector as well as its wider socio-economic contributions. The research and reports were...

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socio-economic impact of small scale emerald mining on local ...

Vol. 3 No. 6 June 2015. 375. SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE. EMERALD MINING ON LOCAL COMMUNITY. LIVELIHOODS: THE CASE OF LUFWANYAMA. DISTRICT. Precious Moyo Shoko. Precious Moyo Shoko has been graduate student studying for her MA in peace and conflict studies in the Dag.

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How Big Are the Social and Economic Global Impacts of Gold Mining?

Jun 3, 2015 ... Topics covered by the latest World Gold Council report include the total economic contribution, the number of gold jobs around the planet, what sort of income is in host nations and how gold's contribution has grown.

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Speech: The Socio-economic Impacts of Mineral Development in ...

Jun 19, 2012 ... Returning to the socio-economic impacts of resource development, the most basic consideration for Nunavut is local employment. Over the next decade, several thousand Nunavut residents will have the opportunity to gain employment in the mining industry, if they are prepared to take advantage of the...

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The Regional Economic Impacts of Mining: The Case of Northern ...

Nevertheless, in the paper at hand we use a regional economic- and demographic model of the Swedish economy to estimate the potential socio-economic impacts of two new iron ore mines in Pajala, a small municipality in the northern-most parts of Sweden, where unemployment and demographic decline have been...

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts ... - MDPI

Jan 26, 2016 ... Gold mining has played an important role in Ghana's economy, however the negative environmental and socio-economic effects on the host communities associated with gold mining have overshadowed these economic gains. It is within this context that this paper assessed in an integrated manner the...

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