ISBN-10:
1566703654
ISBN-13:
9781566703659
Pub. Date:
09/28/1999
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Ecological Management of Mining Achieving Environmental Compliance / Edition 1

Ecological Management of Mining Achieving Environmental Compliance / Edition 1

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Overview

Ecological Management of Mining: Achieving Environmental Compliance is a study and comparison - global in scope - of current practices used by mining firms striving for ecological management. The author takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach in addressing, analyzing and working towards solutions regarding the complex challenges posed by managing the environmental impacts of mining. The issues addressed range from the ecotoxicological effects of metal residues to the land use effects of mining and from socioeconomic impacts to environmental regulation.
The goal of this book is to assist mining companies throughout the world to achieve environmental compliance and improve competitiveness in the context of growing environmental regulation and technological innovation. It is an essential book for the wide variety of professionals working on issues in mining. Like the book and the research itself, the audience is integrated and interdisciplinary including engineers, planners, ecologists, policy makers and economists.

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ISBN-13: 9781566703659
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Pages: 532
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Overview
The Mining and Environment Research Network - Aims and Scope of the Project
Integrated Environmental Management and Planning For Closure: The Challenges
Key Issues
Mining and Mineral Processing: An Overview of the Technologies and Their
Environmental Impacts
Ecotoxicological Impacts of the Extractive Industries
Socio-Economic Impacts
Planning for Closure: Best Practice in Ecological Management I n Mining
Effective Environmental Impact Assessment
Prediction, Prevention, and Treatment of Acid Rock Drainage
Planning for Waste Management and Disposal in Minerals Processing: A Life Cycle
Perspective
The Decommissioning of Leach Dumps and Protection of Water Quality: Lessons for
Best Practice From Copper and Gold Leaching Operations in The United States
Recent Developments in The Treatment and Utilization of Metallurgical Residues
Rehabilitation of Ferro-Alloy Waste Deposits
Sustainable Rehabilitation and Revegetation: The Identification of Afteruse
Options for Mines and Quarries Using a Land Sensibility Classification Involving
Nature Conservation
Integrated Planning For Economic Environmental Management During Mining
Operations and Mine Closure
The Role of Waste Management and Prevention in Planning for Closure
Using Financial Mechanisms to Manage the Environmental Risks of Mining Projects
Case Studies
Environmental Management Systems for Closure and Best Practices in the Indian
Mining Industry
Environmental Policy and Firm Level Environmetal Behavior: Observations From an
Indian Case Study
Catavi: Lessons For Developing and Closing Mines in Non-Industrial Countries
Lessons From Zimbabwe for Best Practice for Small and Medium Scale Mines
Alluvial Gold Mining Constraints and Opportunities for Sustainable Development
in Manica, Mozambique
Planning For Mine Closure: Some Case Studies in Ghana
Socio-Economic Impact of Mine Closure: A Case Study of Ghana
The Environmental Impact of the Mining Industry of Ethiopia: The State of
Development and Related Problems
Ecological Environmental Management and Pollution Control in Mining: A Case
Study On The Non-Ferrous Metals Industry of China
Planning For Closure: The Case For Australia
The Smelter In The Park: Changing the Way People Think
Explicit and Implicit Technology Policies Affecting Closure: Examples From
Australia, Canada, and The United States
Current Regulatory Approaches to Mine Closure in the United States
Conclusions
Planning For Closure From the Outset: Towards Best Practice in Public Policy and
Corporate Strategy for Managing the Environmental Impacts of Mining

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