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The Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development Project ... The mining and minerals industry has come under tremendous pressure to improve its social, ...

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The Mining Industry and Sustainable Development

The Mining Industry and Sustainable Development April 2016 It is a common perception that the mining and minerals industry is polluting and environmentally hostile. This impression is based on the past performance of mining when most mines were small businesses with a few miners trying to extract minerals with little understanding of future impacts.

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Sustainable development in the mining industry: clarifying ...

The debate surrounding sustainable development in the mining industry is a drawn-out one, which has long gained considerable attention from a wide range of parties.

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Mining industry and sustainable development: time for ...

Several mining sectors, from phosphate to uranium, are reviewed and their current impacts and challenges are discussed. The mining legacy and environmental remediation, the present mining and challenges, and the future mining and society are discussed in relationship with environmental health and sustainable development.

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A guide to leading practice sustainable development in mining

i a guide to leading practice sustainable development in mining leading practice sustainable development program for the mining industry july 2011

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How can mining become more environmentally sustainable?

2 Mining, Minerals, and Sustainable Development (MMSD) Project, Breaking New Ground: Mining, Minerals, and Sustainable Development, 2002, Earthscan for IIED and WBCSD.

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Adopting the values of sustainable development implies an increase in the mining industry's environmental and social costs. For an industry already offering poor returns on capital this is potentially a problem.

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Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the ...

The Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program (LPSDP) for the Mining Industry is a program that promotes sustainable development and industry self-regulation through the proactive adoption of leading practice principles. The program was launched in 2006 and elements updated in 2016.

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A guide to leading practice sustainable development in mining

2 leading practice sustainable development program for the mining industry Figure 1.2: The phases of a mining project covered by the Leading Practice Handbooks. There are 14 handbooks in the Program plus an Overview.

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Business and the sustainable development goals Sustainable mining: ... Over 20 CEOs from the mining industry spent a day with Vatican officials in September 2013, ...

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Mining .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

Sustainable development ... the sustainability of this industry and the ... How to maximize the development benefits of mining while improving the ...

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Energy and Sustainable Development in the Mining and ...

4 Energy and Sustainable Development in the Mining and Minerals Industries 1. The Energy Industry 1.1 Introduction For the past half-century, the world energy industry has been undergoing major changes that are reshaping traditional roles, creating opportunities for new participants, and redefining the scope and character of government regulation.

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES IN MINING INDUSTRY - DSPACE

sustainable development and mining The sustainability of the mining industry stands on three pillars: economic, environmental and social. Striving for sustainable development involves balancing the inevitable conflicts in these three areas.

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Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry. This publication has been developed by a Working Group of experts, industry, and government and nongovernment representatives.

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Mining and the Sustainable Development Goals. Type: ... so that the mining industry has a positive impact on the natural environment, climate change, ...

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Sustainable Development and Industry Self-Regulation ...

This article explores the influences informing the voluntary initiatives undertaken by major mining companies to meet their environmental and social responsibilities.

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Metals mining and sustainable development in Central America

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Industry Agenda Mining & Metals in a Sustainable World 2050

Mining & Metals in a Sustainable World 2050 5 Executive Summary The world is transforming – mining and metals can shape its own agenda Mining and metals are essential to global economic and social development and are connected to almost all industry value chains. As an inherently long-term investment, a long-term perspective is crucial.

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In September 2015, the UN member states agreed on a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which represent the global agenda for equitable, socially inclusive, and environmentally sustainable economic development until 2030. Mining companies have the potential to become leading partners in achieving the SDGs. Through their direct operations, mining companies can generate profits, employment, and economic growth in low-income countries.

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Sustainable Development and Industry Self-Regulation ...

This article explores the influences informing the voluntary initiatives undertaken by major mining companies to meet their environmental and social responsibilities.

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LEADING PRACTICE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR THE ...

Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry. This publication has been developed by a Working Group of experts, industry, and government and nongovernment representatives.

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Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry Harley Lacy Principal Consultant Mining MWH Global 26 October 2015

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Sustainable Development in Mining - Edumine Online Course

This course is intended for a broad-based audience of managers, professionals, students and concerned stakeholders in mining who require an understanding of the concepts and issues of sustainable development. Sustainable Development in Mining focuses on the underlying concepts and issues that apply specifically to the mining industry.

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Sustainable Development in the South African Mining ...

The South African mining industry is increasingly embracing cleaner production ... SpringerLink. Search. Home; ... Mining and sustainable development are not ...

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