This article draws upon a recent flurry of attention to the mental health aspects of health and safety within the mining industry In 2012 NSW Mining led the way by commissioning research that led to the development of the 'Blueprint for mental health and wellbeing' industry guide which was published in 2014 (NSW Mining 2014) The Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project participants are completing on-site and off-site environmental mitigation at Chatfield State Park to address environmental impacts of storing more water in the reservoir For updates on construction activities and park facility closures please visit the Construction Updates landing page

Social impacts of mining in the spotlight

Jan 02 2017"It's critical that impacts on communities are thoroughly considered and addressed in the assessment of mining projects " Mr Stokes said "These guidelines will support consistency and fairness in decision making while driving greater accountability and transparency with respect to the social impacts "

Environmental mitigation compensatory mitigation or mitigation banking are terms used primarily by the United States government and the related environmental industry to describe projects or programs intended to offset known impacts to an existing historic or natural resource such as a stream wetland endangered species archeological site paleontological site or historic structure

If acidic seeps result from handling of acid-forming materials during mining impacts wetlands created as mitigation for impacts authorized by the CWA 404 Permit adverse impacts SWPPPs would be developed and implemented for all project construction programs and facility operations

Impact Mitigation in Mining Impact Mitigation and Best Practices Project Leader Harvey Lemelin Professor at the School of Outdoor Recreation We will identify the means by which industry supports the wildlife harvesting activities of employees whether through direct financial or capital means or through scheduling or other

Voluntary Land Acquisition and Mitigation Policy The Voluntary Land Acquisition and Mitigation Policy (VLAMP) describes the NSW Government's policy for the management of noise and dust (particulate matter) impacts from state significant mining petroleum and extractive industry developments

UQ researchers develop framework for climate change

Feb 04 2020University of Queensland researchers have developed a framework that aims to reduce the mining industry's impact on climate change by accounting for sources and sinks of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions The proposed framework published in Nature Geoscience will allow the mining industry to better monitor gather and assess emissions data identify measurement gaps and

FIRE PREVENTION AND MITIGATION MEASURES ADOPTED AT THE HAZELWOOD MINE THE HAZELWOOD MINE LICENCE Coal mining activities in Victoria are regulated under the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic) (Mineral Resources Act) and related regulations

Mining Project Risk Assessment and Mitigation SGS has a proven track record for providing bankable project risk assessments and mitigation services for exploration and mining projects globally Our capabilities help you mitigate technical environmental economic and social risks as

Environmental impacts of mining can occur at local regional and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices Impacts can result in erosion sinkholes loss of biodiversity or the contamination of soil groundwater and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes These processes also have an impact on the atmosphere from the emissions of carbon which have

In November 2015 the U S Army Corps of Engineers and EPA released a report summarizing the progress made in implementing the 2008 Mitigation Rule including analysis of trends in aquatic resource impacts and compensation from 2010 through 2014 and trends in mitigation banking and in-lieu-fee programs from the mid-1990s through 2014

Historically mine disaster prevention research within the Mining Program has been of the highest relevance and has had the highest positive impacts on the worker The Mine Disaster Prevention and Control Research needs to place more focus on areas such as communications miner self-rescue and

How the mining industry perceives the future impacts of climate change on its operations Surveys strongly suggest that the mining sector is taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation not adaptation is the most common action being taken to address global warming

Impact The NIOSH Mining Program has a long history of providing analyzable data files and summary statistics for the mining industry for public use including MSHA data files and documentation Building on this resource the proposed work will help to establish a foundation for a surveillance program called the Miner Health Program which will

Argentina Santa Fe Provincial Adjustment Loan

Argentina Santa Fe Provincial Adjustment Loan - social impact assessment and impact mitigation program (English) Abstract Provincial finances are important to Argentina's efforts to reduce macroeconomic vulnerability improve fiscal performance and increase competitiveness

Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities their ancillary services and supplies The country's stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887 a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand

Mitigation Hierarchy in Impact Assessment for Balancing Conservation Needs with Development Priorities This course will trace the origin of mitigation steps in impact assessment introduce the hierarchical framework improve understanding and significance of the key stages in the MH and guide its practical implementation through design and

Mining Project Risk Assessment and Mitigation SGS has a proven track record for providing bankable project risk assessments and mitigation services for exploration and mining projects globally Our capabilities help you mitigate technical environmental economic and social risks as

Mining is an intensive use of land which may create permanent fixtures such as overburden dumps and tailing dams Mining has the potential to contaminate land and water and restrict any future uses of the land In recent times there has been more emphasis on minimising the impacts of mining operations and rehabilitation of retired mine sites

SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF RESOURCE PROJECTS WHAT IS SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT? Social impact assessment (SIA) is a process for understanding and responding to the social issues associated with development SIA is focused on how to identify avoid mitigate and enhance outcomes for communities and is most effective as

If acidic seeps result from handling of acid-forming materials during mining impacts wetlands created as mitigation for impacts authorized by the CWA 404 Permit adverse impacts SWPPPs would be developed and implemented for all project construction programs and facility operations