social impact assessment in coal mining

Democratisation versus engagement? Social and economic ...

 · Keywords: community engageme nt, democratisation, economi c impact assessment, public participation, social impact assessment OVERNMENTS AND RESOURCE indus-tries have long been criticised for failing to take seriously the social and economic impacts of mining activities and the rights of those affected to participate in assessment and decision-

Social Impact Assessment for the Kangra Coal Maquasa …

This Social Impact Assessment (SIA) provides an analysis of the socio-economic impacts associated with the Kangra Coal Maquasa West Extension, based on primary and secondary data collection. A summary of the socio-economic baseline is presented below, followed by a summary of impacts assessed. SOCIO-ECONOMIC BASELINE Project Setting

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT …

The mining title encompasses approximately 7,900 hectares located on the Siankondobo coalfield in the Gwembe Valley, in the Southern Province of Zambia. 1.3 The company is the largest producer of coal in Zambia with estimated coal reserves of 103 million tonnes of high grade coal and 70 million tonnes of low grade coal. MCL is

Coal Seam Gas and Social Impact Assessment: An ...

Journal of Economic and Social Policy Volume 15 Issue 3Special Edition: The Economic and Social Policy Implications of Coal Seam Gas Mining (CSG) in Australia Article 3 1-1-2013 Coal Seam Gas and Social Impact Assessment: An Anthropological Contribution to Current Debates and Practices. Kim de Rijke The University of Queensland

Coal mining and the resource community cycle: A ...

 · Two social impact assessment (SIA) studies of Central Queensland''s Coppabella coal mine were undertaken in 2002–2003 and 2006–2007. As ex post studies of actual change, these provide a reference point for predictive assessments of proposed resource extraction projects at other sites, while the longitudinal element added by the second study illustrates how impacts associated with one …

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

 · However, the harmonization of indicators for the social assessment of the mining sector could ease the information exchange among different stakeholders. The aim of this paper is to review and analyse indicators used in different contexts for assessing the social impacts of the mining sector.

PROPOSED BRAVO INTEGRATION PROJECT SOCIAL IMPACT ...

BASIC SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT – BRAVO 3 (PHASE 3) METRO CONCEPTS (PTY) LTD Page 1 EXPERIENCE RECORD This report was compiled by Mrs Narda Botha of Metro Concepts (Pty) Ltd.Mrs Botha holds a B Art et Scien (Town and Regional Planning) degree from the North West

Mining developments and social impacts on communities ...

Mining activities in Australia tend to be cyclical, with boom and bust times impacting upon associated communities. However, little information exists to classify key impacts or to identify how they vary across mining service towns. In this paper, qualitative social impact assessment techniques have been used to independently assess post-development impacts of mining on six communities in the ...

Social impacts of open cut coal mining – groundwork

 · Social impacts of open cut coal mining. Dr Alison Ziller, Lecturer in the Department of Geography and Planning, shares her recent SIA work in NSW: Social impact assessment (SIA) is often done for mining and resource extraction projects which the NSW Government has determined are of state significance. This means that the applicant is required ...

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study of Coal Mines ...

mining area F. ASSESSMENT OF SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT Social environment assessment can be monitored through studying the social status around the coal mining project annually. This can be done through door to door survey on the basis of evaluating matrix based on the social amenities and resources and effectiveness of the proposed project.

APPENDIX O: SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Social specialist on the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment for the expansion of the Vametco Vanadium mine in the Brits area, Northwest Province (Client: Vametco, EAP: JMA Consulting). Social specialist on the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment for proposed wind farms on three

Environmental Assessment Report

coking coal. By mining what is possibly the largest coal reserve in Bangladesh, the Phulbari ... The Project''s full Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) consists of impact assessments, environmental management plans, a comprehensive resettlement plan, an indigenous people''s development plan, and a public ...

ENVIRONMENTAL and SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT …

project, consistent with the Bank Safeguard Policy. full Environmental Impact Assessment A Report was prepared by the Anhui Coal Mine Industry Design & Research Institute and a social assessment report was prepared by the Sanxia University. The full EIA report was approved by Anhui Provincial Environmental Protection Bureau.

Appendix E Revised Social Impact Management Plan

NEW HOPE GROUP SOCIAL IMPACT MANAGEMENT PLAN – NEW ACLAND COAL MINE STAGE 3 PROJECT PAGE ... The SIMP has been developed in accordance with the Queensland Government social impact assessment guideline which was released in July 2013 and in consultation with the ... The revised Project involves the continuation of the existing mining ...

Assessing social impacts of mine closure

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?

Tool 12

Assess potential impacts and opportunities (p137). Identify areas needing impact management programs and whether there are cumulative impacts in the project''s broader regions. For example road dust from roads leading to several separate mining projects might create a serious environmental and social health impact

Legal frameworks need improving for environmental, social ...

 · A key recommendation is that Governments should adopt a comprehensive. legal framework for environmental and social impact assessment and management of the mining sector to ensure that it protects ...

Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities ...

 · In this paper, qualitative social impact assessment techniques have been used to independently assess post-development impacts of mining on six communities in the Bowen Basin in Queensland, following the boom in coal prices between 2003 and 2008.

SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT

1.3. Social Impact Assessment 9 1.4. Approach to the SIA Study 10 1.5. Key Components of an SIA 10 1.6. Terms of Reference 10 1.7. Assumptions and Limitations 10 2. PROJECT DESCRIPTION 11 2.1. Project Location 11 2.2. overview of the Mining Operation 11 2.3. Box Cut Opencast Mining with a Roll-over Rehabilitation Sequence 13 3.

Springvale Coal Pty Limited Social Impact Assessment

Springvale Mine Extension Project: Social Impact Assessment 3 1. Introduction 1.1 Overview of Methodology James Marshall and Co has been commissioned by Springvale Coal Pty Limited to undertake a Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of the proposed Springvale Mine Extension Project (Project). A SIA is a

(PDF) Coal mining and the resource community cycle: A ...

Environmental Impact Assessment Review 29 (2009) 330–339 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Environmental Impact Assessment Review j o u r n a l h o m e p a g e : w w w. e l s ev i e r. c o m / l o c a t e / e i a r Coal mining and the resource community cycle: A longitudinal assessment of the social impacts of the Coppabella coal mine Stewart Lockie a,⁎, Maree Franettovich b ...

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

Downloadable (with restrictions)! Mining provides inputs for other industrial sectors that are vital for sustaining population wellbeing and the functioning of global economies. At the same time, it can generate social and environmental impacts, which could compromise public acceptance of the sector. Given this twofold role in human society, the improvement of the sustainability performance is ...

Amended Rocky Hill Coal Project Part 14 Social Impact ...

Part 14: Social Impact Assessment Amended Rocky Hill Coal Project Report No. 806/14 Key Insights Pty Ltd 14 - 3 FOREWORD Since the exhibition of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Rocky Hill Coal Project in 2013, Gloucester Resources Limited has reached an agreement with

IMPACT ASSESSMENTS FOR A COAL MINING PROJECT IN …

As part of the Tanzania legal fulfilment (EMA, 2004) the Environmental and Social impact Assessment (ESIA) was conducted in 2014. This study presents key findings that may affect climate change. Results and Discussion . The proposed coal mining project willlead to influx of …

Social impact assessment guideline

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

Social Impact Assessment

Continuation of Boggabri Coal Mine Social Impact Assessment 17 February 2010 for Boggabri Coal Pty Limited Page 3 Ref: 100217 Boggabri SIA_final.doc HANSEN BAILEY Assessment of Opportunities for Narrabri Shire from Coal Mining and Gas Extraction in the

After the (coal) dust settles – Rocky Hill case and social ...

 · 29 Mar 2019. After the (coal) dust settles – Rocky Hill case and social impacts By Nick Thomas, Brendan Bateman and Janelle Reid Proponents seeking approval for new projects, or modifications of existing projects, will need to consider closely the social impact assessment framework set out in Gloucester Resources Limited v Minister for Planning [2019] NSWLEC 7.

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

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 the extent to which both SIA and EIA feed into,

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE …

and is investigating high wall mining from the open cast areas to extract coal with limited disturbance of the valuable topsoil and wetland areas. The social and heritage studies identified potential issues around the project being the presence of graves and the impacts on s within the mining …

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

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 the RSA.

Social impact assessment of resource projects

Social impacts are the effect of an action (or lack of action) and can be both positive and negative. Social impacts are distinct from social change processes, partly because different social groups can experience social change differently depending on the circumstances (Vanclay, 2002). Social impact assessment assists to: identify key issues from

Assessing the social and economic impacts of coal mining ...

3. Social and economic impact assessment is an important component of environmental planning and project approvals processes in Australia. While the EIS process remains important for the assessment of new projects, it does not cover all the economic and social impacts of mining on regional communities.

Social Impact Assessment 17

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.