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(PDF) The importance of mining for socio-economic growth

The mining industry is in constant development on every continent. The reason is increasing demand for raw materials. The acquisition of mineral raw materials is the most important part of the...

The Contribution of the Mining Sector to Socioeconomic and

In addition, mining firms often made substantial contributions to local and regional development, at times due to legal requirements but often not. All five countries have either relatively high HDIs (compared with neighboring countries) or strongly improving HDIs.

Mining for Socio-Economic Development The Zimbabwean

The decline in agriculture and manufacturing sectors in particular has elevated the role of mining as a pillar to socio-economic development. Mindful of the fact that minerals are finite and public resources, it is highly imperative to invest energy in initiatives that can avoid the squander of our mineral wealth.

Economic impact of world mining

Abstract. Mining plays a vital role in the economic development of many countries. The emerging economies are now major players in the production and availability of key commodities such as copper (70%), bauxite (40%), iron ore and precious metals. Mining also has a

Mining, regional development and benefit-sharing in

Sep 01, 2015 Mining ventures have a variety of impacts on the regional development process, and these can be direct or indirect. The direct contribution to economic development comprises the value added generated by the mining venture, and spent to compensate labor, capital, the entrepreneurial efforts etc., and/or to satisfy the fiscal agent.

The Role of Mining in Economic Development in Namibia post

mining sector started to decline due to the rapid fall in mineral commodities‟ prices. This did not only negatively impact growth in the mining sector, but also stifled growth in other sectors of the economy. The paper examined the role of mining and its impacts in economic development in Namibia post-2008 global economic crisis.

Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities: A

Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities: A Study of the Ib Valley Coalfield in Odisha towards economic development. Coal as a form of non-renewable natural resource is obtainable through excavation. But in the process, it is often regarded as a socially

The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

mining has often been viewed as the locomotive of South Africa’s economic development.1 Historically such a perception certainly carries much validity. In this paper we examine whether this perception of the role ofmining in the South African economy remains justied. As the evidence that follows will demonstrate, the role of mining in the

ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION OF A MINING TOWN: A CASE

This paper will argue that economic diversification is imperative for economic growth and development, where the local economy is reliant on mining as the key economic activity. The importance of economic activity will be explored, with specific emphasis being placed on economic growth, development

The changing role of mining in developing economies GOV.UK

Jul 02, 2014 Much more importantly your role needs to be alongside governments and citizens to improve governance of the mining sector in the long-term and help deliver economic development

Mining, regional development and benefit-sharing in

Sep 01, 2015 A synthesis of the research on mining, regional development and benefit-sharing. • The assessment of regional development impacts of mining ventures is discussed. • The role and the importance of regional and local benefit-sharing are scrutinized. • Practical experiences from Australia, Canada, Chile and the USA are reviewed. •

Sustainable socio-economic development in mining

There is also the possibility to consider the role of a particular project in a more strategic sense, as part of regional development planning that deals with wider issues, time spans and synergies relating to socio-economic development in mining communities. This article stems from early research into the characterisation of social capital and

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING

intentions of the social and labour plans of the mining companies and the poor socio-economic development levels that exist on the ground where the mines operate in Amajuba District. The objectives of this study is to gain an understanding of the following areas of social and economic development as per the requirements of the Mineral and Petroleum

Gold mining and the socio-economic development of

Gold mining and the socio-economic development of Obuasi in Adanse Emmanuel Ababio Ofosu-Mensah Department of History, University of Ghana, P. O. Box 12, Legon, Accra, Ghana. E-mail: [email protected] Tel: +233-208528333. Accepted 15 April, 2011 This article seeks to project the important role played by gold mining in economic development of

Mining industry plays critical role in Ghana’s socio

Mining in Ghana continues to play a critical role in the country’s socio-economic development. (Image source: GovernmentZA/Flickr) Mining in Ghana continues to play a critical role in the country’s socio-economic development, with minerals accounting for 37 per cent of total exports.

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING ISSUES AND

Development may be defined as 'the carrying out of building, engineering, mining or other operations in, on, over or under land, or the making of any material change in the use of The reciprocal relationships of economic growth, regional development, urbanization and the in the socio-economic sense and regions in the geographic and

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

local people to work in our mines. Elements of local employment plans include: Local skills assessments using mechanisms such as psychometric testing during the recruitment process and skills assessment days. Provision of informal and formal training for employees and community members. The development of succession plans for expatriate roles.

economic impacts of mining

The socio-economic development in south mining regions of Jordan lags the averages of the country as a whole. • Mineral activities in Jordan appear to largely fail to benefit local communities. • Policies and rules need to be developed for redistributing mining wealth to local communities.

MASTER’S THESIS: PROMOTING SOCIO-ECONOMIC

the view that regional integration can promote socio-economic development, provided a pro- development approach is privileged in the conception and implementation of the regional

Role of Industrial Development in Economic Growth

ADVERTISEMENTS: The following points explain the role of industrial development in economic growth: 1. Modernisation of Industry: Industrial development is necessary for modernisation of agriculture. In India, agriculture is traditional and backward. The cost of production is high and productivity is low. We need tractors, threshers, pump sets and harvesters to modernise agriculture. To

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE

the health care and education sectors and examination of impediments to past economic development, a development model applicable to Nigeria, the efforts made and the challenges facing the country in achieving the MDGs, and the role of foreign development partners in complementing Nigeria’s development efforts.

Economic and social effects analysis of mineral

Dec 01, 2013 Mining industries play important roles in increasing China's fiscal revenue and residents' income while resource regions face lots of difficulties. Many scholars have focused on the relationship between mineral development and socio-economic development, drawing disparate conclusions about the effects of mineral development on society and

THE ROLE OF COOPERATIVES ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC

ABSTRACT: This paper presents the role of cooperatives on the socio-economic development of Ethiopia. It is based on a national survey where 173 cooperatives and 831 cooperatives members were taken as a sample and Focused Group Discussions (FGDs)

World Heritage Centre Socio-economic impacts of World

Tourism has the potential to contribute, directly or indirectly, to all of the Sustainable Development Goals. In particular, it has been included as a target in Goals 8, 12 and 14 on inclusive and sustainable economic growth, sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and the sustainable use of oceans and marine resources, respectively.. Tourism can provide direct jobs to the community, such

Sustainable socio-economic development in mining

There is also the possibility to consider the role of a particular project in a more strategic sense, as part of regional development planning that deals with wider issues, time spans and synergies relating to socio-economic development in mining communities. This article stems from early research into the characterisation of social capital and

Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities: A

Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities: A Study of the Ib Valley Coalfield in Odisha towards economic development. Coal as a form of non-renewable natural resource is obtainable through excavation. But in the process, it is often regarded as a socially

aximising the Positive Socio-Economic Impact of Mineral

Maximising the Positive Socio-Economic Impact of Mineral Extraction on Regional Development in Transition Economies: A Review of the Literature Abstract The capital-intensive production function of mining tends to limit backward, forward and final demand linkages. Moreover, the impact of the capital

Mining enterprise and partnerships for socio-economic

In light of the significance of socio-economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa, and of the potential for expansion of mining activities, further research is required concerning the operations of

The social and economic impacts of gold mining

economic growth, with an important role in supporting and distribution of the socio-economic impacts of gold mining at countries with substantial socio-economic development needs.

Small‐scale mining and its socio‐economic impact in

Dec 17, 2002 Though these important socio‐economic contributions make small‐scale mining an indispensable economic activity, there is an obvious need for improved sustainability in the industry, more specifically, for operations to resolve pressing problems, many of which have wide‐ranging impacts.

Economic and social effects analysis of mineral

Dec 01, 2013 Mining industries play important roles in increasing China's fiscal revenue and residents' income while resource regions face lots of difficulties. Many scholars have focused on the relationship between mineral development and socio-economic development, drawing disparate conclusions about the effects of mineral development on society and

ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION OF A MINING TOWN: A CASE

This paper will argue that economic diversification is imperative for economic growth and development, where the local economy is reliant on mining as the key economic activity. The importance of economic activity will be explored, with specific emphasis being placed on economic growth, development

Our Sustainable Mining Plan Anglo American

At the heart of our Sustainable Mining Plan is Collaborative Regional Development, our model for bringing long-term sustainable development opportunities to the regions around our operations. Inspired by the Development Partner Framework, this innovative approach starts by identifying socio-economic development opportunities with the greatest

The Role of Local Government in Local and Regional

In other words, local and regional economic development is a collaborative endeavour or co-responsibility necessitating the input of myriad different actors. In terms of the role and involvement of government, it is a multilateral activity. Secondly, local and regional economic development takes place through multiple scales: just as there is

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE

the health care and education sectors and examination of impediments to past economic development, a development model applicable to Nigeria, the efforts made and the challenges facing the country in achieving the MDGs, and the role of foreign development partners in complementing Nigeria’s development efforts.

The Role of Philanthropy in Regional Economic Development

In a survey of 32 San Diego donors, each of whom has given over $1 million, all 32 say their donations aim to not simply “do good” but to promote economic well-being. The Role of Philanthropy in Regional Economic Development: The Donor View Non Profit News Nonprofit Quarterly

What the African Continental Free Mining Review Africa

Aug 27, 2019 One of the fundamental problems in the region is not around the availability of fuel but rather the African continent’s ability or inability to utilise that fuel in a way that meaningfully contributes to regional socio-economic development.

RENEWABLE ENERGY BENEFITS

THE SOCIO-ECONOMICS Photograph Shutterstock Sustainable energy solutions, including renewable energy, have sometimes suered from the perception that they come with too many trade-os, at the expense of overall socio-economic development. Undoubtedly, as governments around the world strive to put the 2015 Paris climate