Local Governments and Mining - Mines and Communities

Incredibly, due to the strong rejection of the copper mining project by local communities and the Cotacachi County government, one of the main points of the agenda of the made-to-order organization now calls for the creation of a whole new county government! It is the logical development of the need to secure the outcome of a unpopular project ...

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Mining Companies and Local Communities

rights of local communities. Of course, communities (at the local, regional and national levels) experi-ence significant costs when mining companies fail to prevent or address the negative impacts that their opera-tions can have on individuals' health, livelihoods, safety and a range of other basic aspects of human dignity—that is,

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Community Agreements and Mining: A New Frontier for Social ...

Local communities are often at a disadvantage given their unfamiliarity with mining, limited awareness of their rights, and lack of financial resources to represent themselves. Communities must have the ability to negotiate on fair terms and benefit equitably from …

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Mining Companies and Local Communities | ReVista

Of course, communities (at the local, regional and national levels) experience significant costs when mining companies fail to prevent or address the negative impacts that their operations can have on individuals' health, livelihoods, safety and a range of other basic aspects of human dignity—that is, on their human rights.

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Automation in mining - Hogan Lovells

Automated mining technologies require governments and the mining industry to consider how efficiency gains will change local mining communities. A study issued by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) forecasts that efficiency gains from automation will reduce the amount that mines contribute to government revenue in ...

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Building local communities | Mining Corp.

Building local communities Investing the development of the local communities in which we live and work is a priority for our company. Across the globe employees volunteer their time to help bring safety, vitality and resources to the neighborhoods that surround our facilities.

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Mining and Local Communities - JSTOR

2. The local communities want to exert influence in matters which are covered by their jurisdiction. Alcohol may be a problem, but in addition, the great deal of talk that has arisen about it may be an expression of the limited power in the hands of local communities vis-à-vis mining ventures. 3.

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Community development – ICMM - Mining with Principles

We encourage all mining and metals companies to mine with principles and do the same. Onus on partnerships Often the most beneficial legacies of mining come from direct engagement with communities to support local health, education, business development, and infrastructure development.

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MANAGING LOCAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RELATED …

of community or local development reflects the objective of minimizing the negative social and environmental impacts of mining, while optimizing its potential economic benefits for local populations. He then went on to illustrate the links between mining and local development through four studies about the impact of mining on community development.

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Improving Mining Benefits for Communities

Improving Mining Benefits for Communities. When well-managed, solid mineral and hydrocarbon resources offer a real opportunity for countries to achieve sustainable economic growth and reduce poverty. However, all too often, weak governance and institutions, poor legal frameworks, and insufficient local capacity result in extractive industries ...

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The Rise in Conflict Associated with Mining Operations ...

Mining and Conflict Team' contributed their ideas and creativity to the design, implementation, analysis and ... Héctor Córdova provided their local knowledge and expertise in assisting Bernarda Elizalde with the field ... communities, civil society organizations and others, all of whom contribute to conflict ...

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The Practice of Mining Companies in Building Relationships ...

Nevertheless, the base for building good relationships with local authorities and local communities for all mining companies is direct contact. In everyday practice, a lot depends on the skills of the directors of mines and the attitude of local authorities towards carrying out mining operations in the area and its effects.

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Community Agreements and Mining: A New Frontier for …

Local communities are often at a disadvantage given their unfamiliarity with mining, limited awareness of their rights, and lack of financial resources to represent themselves. Communities must have the ability to negotiate on fair terms and benefit equitably from …

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Communities in Limpopo call for the reopening of some ...

Representatives of the Magadimane Ntweng mining community in the Sekhukhune District of Limpopo who attended the two-day Limpopo Mining Investment Conference in Polokwane want the local Twickenham and Bakoni Platinum mine in Atok to reopen to create jobs. The two mines closed about three years ago as they are undergoing maintenance.

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CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES

between mining companies and local communities. A consequence is the potential for mining companies to wield too much power in the local context.Traditional cultures may have difficulty coping with vast industrial operations and the influx of outsiders.A growing appreciation of the intrinsic value of …

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How has the mining industry responded to COVID-19? | World ...

The mining industry's response has been swift and aligned, and has been driven by two key priorities. Firstly, protecting the health and safety of employees and local communities; and secondly, laying the groundwork to support the longer-term economic recovery which includes supporting livelihoods, protecting severely disrupted supply chains, and helping to build long-term community ...

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CESIS Ghana Sensitizes Stakeholders In Mining Communities ...

A day's workshop has been held in Obuasi to sensitize Stakeholders in mining communities on the new approaches to address their grievances and strengthen their relationship with mining companies ...

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On Local Mining Frms' Preparedness And Community Response ...

On Local Mining Frms' Preparedness And Community Response To COVID-19. ... These count as additional costs, but the fate of communities and mining companies in this crisis is tied together. At a national level, the members of the Ghana Chamber of Mines came together in early April to assist the government, providing $2m in support to cover ...

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The Status of the Local Community in Mining Sustainable ...

impacts on the environment and society fall on the local community or communities. Compared to other stakeholders, protecting the local communities' benefits contributes to greater sustainable development efforts in mining [32,33]. Hence, community engagement is the key to sustainable

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Mines slammed in social impact study on local communities ...

The government took R205bn ($15.2 billion) in tax and royalties from mining companies in the 10 years to 2018, ActionAid said, citing a PwC report. That represents 24% of "value" generated by the companies, while employees took 47% and shareholders 29%. Communities received only R7.5bn, or 0.9% of the value. The Minerals Council South ...

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Protecting Your Community - Cultural Survival

investing in a project if the mining company didn't have the approval of the local communities. Mining companies are often willing to spend millions of dollars and make endless promises to try to obtain the social license. They promise to build schools or bridges, provide scholarships, and jobs — whatever they think will appease a community.

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Mining with communities | Request PDF

The future for mining in a given region is thus dependent from adhering to practices conducive to the environment safeguarding and the heightening in life quality of local communities impacted by ...

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Local mining community - 1 answer | Crossword Clues

We found one answer for the crossword clue Local mining community. Are you looking for more answers, or do you have a question for other crossword enthusiasts? Use the "Crossword Q & A" community to ask for help. If you haven't solved the crossword clue Local mining community yet try to search our Crossword Dictionary by entering the letters you already know!

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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.

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Ten Ways for Cooperation With Local Mining Communities ...

Extractive activity can affect local communities through at least three broad channels: market, fiscal, and environmental. The market channel works when the incomes of members of the local communities rise because they obtain employment with local mining firms, command higher wages, or supply them with goods and services through backward linkages with other sectors.

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The social impacts of mining on local communities in ...

ABSTRACT. The mining industry forms an important pillar of the global economy. While the economic impacts of mining have been thoroughly explored and social impacts recently have received growing attention, increasingly, mining developments are being required to consider how they affect local communities and implement strategies to minimise negative impacts they may be causing.

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

Mining activities in Jordan appear to largely fail to benefit local communities beyond what is happening in the country as a whole. Policies and rules need to be developed for redistributing part of the Jordanian mining companies' wealth to local communities and in order to offset the local cost of mining.

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Positive Impacts of Mining | Case Studies | World Gold Council

Opportunities for indigenous communities. Understanding the impact of gold mining on local communities before, during and after the life of a mine is a vital part of responsible mining. This includes dealing not only with national governments, but understanding the needs and aspirations of indigenous communities to ensure positive impacts.

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Just Relations and Company—Community Conflict in Mining

of mining, grievance mechanisms are one important means for local communities to advance their claims for justice and to realize their human rights.3,4 Dedicated channels for handling grievances are said to serve as "early warning systems" for both com-panies and communities…

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'Conflict Minerals' initiatives in DR Congo: Perceptions ...

communities in the DRC, based on field research in a wide range of mining areas; and document the perceptions of local stakeholders of these initiatives and their impacts.

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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities …

on surface mining have a beneficial impact on local communities. One major need that every society has is to secure jobs for people who can work. For one to be able to work in any enterprise, one has to have appropriate skills for particular activities. In the mining areas, one of the promises given by the mining companies is that

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(PDF) Mining and Community Development: Problems and ...

This article examines local-level community development (CD) facilitated by the mining industry. It moves beyond polarized debates that pit CD in mining as either a front for public relations or a ...

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SAHRC Mining Communities Report Final

mining-affected communities continue to experience significant levels of poverty and systemic inequality, which reinforces the notion that the benefits of mining operations disproportionately favour mining companies and the State, and are often to the detriment of local communities.

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Participation in local mining communities | Understanding ...

Participation in local mining communities. Sarah Hughes shares insights from her UEP PhD research in her post, Understanding cultural participation and value in former coalmining communities in and around Barnsley. One of the aims of the Understanding Everyday Participation (UEP) project is to strive towards a more democratic understanding of ...

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Solve Basic Issues In Local Mining Communities Now Wacam ...

Solve Basic Issues In Local Mining Communities Now Wacam Boss Urges Gov't The Director of WACAM, a civil society group in the mining sector, Mr Daniel Owusu Koranteng, has expressed concern about the increasing rate of poverty levels of the people living in the mining operating communities in the country

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

Social impacts of mining at a local community level and the role of CSR for long-term sustainability share of population participating in voluntary work for a group or an organisation within the community (35%) in comparison to other Western Australian (WA) mining communities (25% average for …

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Partnership to Promote Local Economic Development in ...

Partnership to Promote Local Economic Development in Mining Communities in Brazil, Chile, and Peru Named Finalist for Prestigious Award Brazil Chile Latin America and the Caribbean Peru The Beyond Extraction partnership between Anglo American, the Inter-American Development Bank, and TechnoServe is one of five finalists for the P3 Impact Award

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

Stephens C, Ahern M. Worker and community health impacts related to mining internationally: a rapid review of the literature. 2001. 12. Loayza N, Rigolini J. The local impact of mining on poverty and inequality: evidence from the commodity boom in Peru. World Dev. 2016;84:219–34. Article Google Scholar 13.

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Mining: essential to local and global communities ...

The Government of Saskatchewan, with the Saskatchewan Mining Association, celebrates Mining Week every year. This year's theme was "Mining: Essential to Local and Global Communities," highlighting Saskatchewan's world-class mining sector and its extensive contributions to local communities and the provincial economy.

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