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Mining and community. A sociological study on the social

Mining and community. A sociological study on the social impact of large-scale mining. Author: Perez-Sindin Lopez, Xaquin S., [email protected] Department: Department of Sociology University: University of A Coruña, Spain Supervisor: Gerardo Hernández Rodríguez y Federico Martín Palmero Year of completion: In progress Language of dissertation: Spanish

Corporate social responsibility, risk and development in

Dec 01, 2018 1. Introduction: CSR, development and mining. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) 1 and development have had a rocky history in the mining industry. At the international level, since the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio, the mining industry has moved to reorient itself through a series of global initiatives which elaborate ways mining can and

SOCIOLOGICAL MODELS OF THE MINING COMMUNITY* Bulmer

The research into the sociology of mining from which this material is drawn has been supported by the Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, and the author wishes to acknowledge with thanks the support of the Trustees. He is also grateful to Richard K. Brown, Jim Cousins, John H. Goldthorpe, John H. M. Laslett and Rex C. Taylor for comments on an

Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities

Apr 10, 2012 Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities: Bowen Basin Case Studies References; She has a Masters degree in Rural Development Sociology from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Social and economic impact assessment and community participation in the coal mining industry of the Bowen Basin, Australia. Stewart Lockie et al.

The social and economic impacts of gold mining

Despite the industry’s scale, the socio-economic impacts of the gold mining industry are not well understood. Gold mining companies are a major source of income and

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

The key direct impact of mining on forest ecosystems is the removal of vegetation and canopy cover. Indirect impacts include road-building and pipeline development, which may result in habitat fragmentation and increased access to remote areas. While larger intact forest ecosystems may withstand the impacts of mining and oil development,

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

Aug 01, 2018 The contribution of the mining sector in the SDG achievement is discussed in a report by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, the Word Economic Forum, and the United Nations (CCSI et al., 2016). The report shows how mining companies could integrate into core business actions and objectives that contribute to the achievement of SDG.

Mining Industry an overview ScienceDirect Topics

The mining industry is like any other manufacturing industry in that it utilizes sophisticated and productive machinery, along with digitization, so that it can prosper by increasing productivity while decreasing costs. Development in mining technology is ongoing throughout the world, notwithstanding India. Operational monitoring and control systems have enhanced the productivity, safety, and

Governance Ecosystems CSR in the Latin American Mining

FABIO ABDALA Sustainability Manager to Mining Operations for Alcoa Latin America and the Caribbean region JAN BOON Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada ROBERT CAMERON Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Study Lead in the Community and Aboriginal Affairs Division of Stantec Consulting Inc, USA BONNIE CAMPBELL

5.2 The Development of Modern Society Sociology

The wheel was also invented about the same time, and written language and numbers began to be used. The development of agricultural societies thus marked a watershed in the development of human society. Ancient Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome were all agricultural societies, and India and many other large nations today remain primarily agricultural.

Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities

Dec 17, 2014 Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities: Bowen Basin Case Studies References; She has a Masters degree in Rural Development Sociology from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Social and economic impact assessment and community participation in the coal mining industry of the Bowen Basin, Australia. Stewart Lockie et al.

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

The key direct impact of mining on forest ecosystems is the removal of vegetation and canopy cover. Indirect impacts include road-building and pipeline development, which may result in habitat fragmentation and increased access to remote areas. While larger intact forest ecosystems may withstand the impacts of mining and oil development,

Mapping Mining to the SDGs: An Atlas UNDP

Demonstrate how the mining industry can ensure that social and economic benefits of mining are widely shared and environmental impact minimized; Map the relationship between mining industry and the SDGs by using examples of good practice in the industry and existing knowledge and resources in sustainable development.

(PDF) Rural Sociology ResearchGate

mining and forestry firms, the oil and gas industry, commodity groups, farmers and Rural sociology forms the core of development sociology and many rural sociologists .

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

technical research sector, mining, environmental and social consultants, and non-government organisations. These groups worked together to collect and present information on a variety of topics that illustrate and explain leading practice sustainable development in Australia’s mining industry.

Industrial sociology Wikipedia

Industrial sociology, until recently a crucial research area within the field of sociology of work, examines "the direction and implications of trends in technological change, globalization, labour markets, work organization, managerial practices and employment relations to the extent to which these trends are intimately related to changing patterns of inequality in modern societies and to the

Deloitte Global mining report explores key trends in 2020

NEW YORK, NY, USA, 3 February 2020 —Released today, the 12th annual edition of Deloitte Global’s mining report, Tracking the Trends, explores key trends facing mining companies in their ongoing pursuit of productivity, financial discipline, operational excellence, and sustainable growth. “Mining has made impressive progress in the past few years, with many firms streamlining their

Industrialisation and Development ReviseSociology

Mar 17, 2017 What is Industrialisation? Industrialisation is where a country moves from an economy dominated by agricultural output and employment to one dominated by manufacturing. This will usually involve the establishment of factories in which things are produced in a rationally organized (efficient) manner. Below we look at perspectives on ‘industrialisation’ as a means of development.

Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD

Through the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), they commissioned IIED to undertake a scoping study in May 1999 to set out the global challenge of sustainable development facing the mining sector and to propose the scope of a two-year process of participatory analysis to explore the role of the sector in the transition

Women and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)

Gender and Development in artisanal and small-scale mining As of 2013, an estimated 20 to 30 million people engaged in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) globally; in many countries, women make up between 10 to 50 percent of small-scale miners. (Eftimie et al., 2012, Hinton et al 2003.) But while women tend to have

Industry Agenda Mining & Metals in a Sustainable World 2050

Nov 25, 2014 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. By 2050, the world will be different, as will the way resourc-

Seven trends that will shape the future of mining and

Jan 18, 2021 The mining and metals industry is recovering from one of its most difficult periods in decades and it now has to contend with a rapidly changing world. Here are seven factors that will determine which companies will prosper in the coming years

Extractive Industries Overview World Bank

Apr 16, 2020 Natural resources have the potential to drive growth, development and poverty reduction in developing countries. The extractive industries sector plays a dominant economic, social and political role in the lives of 3.5 billion people living in 81 countries, 51 of which are now compliant with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, a global standard for transparency and accountability.

Deloitte Global mining report explores key trends in 2020

NEW YORK, NY, USA, 3 February 2020 —Released today, the 12th annual edition of Deloitte Global’s mining report, Tracking the Trends, explores key trends facing mining companies in their ongoing pursuit of productivity, financial discipline, operational excellence, and sustainable growth. “Mining has made impressive progress in the past few years, with many firms streamlining their

The 5 biggest challenges facing the mining sector MINING

Dec 13, 2019 In the five years since the Mount Polly mine disaster, British Columbia’s mining industry has focused on tailings pond management and obtaining social licence for resource extraction projects.

Industrialisation and Development ReviseSociology

Mar 17, 2017 What is Industrialisation? Industrialisation is where a country moves from an economy dominated by agricultural output and employment to one dominated by manufacturing. This will usually involve the establishment of factories in which things are produced in a rationally organized (efficient) manner. Below we look at perspectives on ‘industrialisation’ as a means of development.

The 5 Sectors of the Economy ThoughtCo

Jan 29, 2020 Primary Sector . The primary sector of the economy extracts or harvests products from the earth such as raw materials and basic foods. Activities associated with primary economic activity include agriculture (both subsistence and commercial), mining, forestry, grazing, hunting and gathering, fishing, and quarrying.The packaging and processing of raw materials are also considered to be part

Course outlines Department of Sociology

SOC4010F DEVELOPMENT THEORY (6 weeks, 12 credits). Convenor: Dr Natasha Vally . What is development? In this course students will be introduced to the various schools of thought about the meaning of development from modernisation theory and neoliberal perspectives to the concept of the development state and the capabilities framework that is now envisaged in South Africa’s National

How can mining contribute to the Sustainable Development

Success of the SDGs will require unprecedented cooperation and collaboration among governments, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the private sector and communities. The mining

‘Mining a productive seam? The coal industry, community

Developing both of these insights this article looks at British sociology’s longstanding relationship with the coal industry, its work and especially its communities. From Coal is our Life (1956) through to Coal was our Life (2000) the sector has been an important site of sociological attention. It was an early focus of post-war community

Toward the Greening of the Gold Mining Sector of Guyana

miners. This paper surveys recent developments and trends in the Guyanese gold mining sector, the most important of the five mining subsectors, and analyses the issues surrounding the transition to more environmentally sustainable mining practices. Perverse incentives exist

Extractive industries UNDP

Extractive industries. UNDP supports over 50 countries globally to maximize economic and social benefits and implement environmental and social safeguards in the extractive sector, in line with UNDP’s Strategy for Supporting Sustainable and Equitable Management of the Extractive Industries.