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External Environmental Issues In Platinum Mining

The environmental costs of platinum–PGM mining and

01/04/2010· Although social impacts are crucial in sustainability, they are outside the scope of this paper. The paper presents a unique case study for a group of metals which are uniquely concentrated in one major region of the earth and pose some intriguing and difficult sustainability issues for the future. 2. Review of platinum–PGM mining and processing

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The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a

11/07/2006· Environmental pressure from mining activities such as those from the platinum sector occurs through the fine-grounded slurry from the processing plants, with its associated extracting chemicals that reach the tailings disposal facility (TDF).

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The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a

Environmental pressure from mining activities such as those from the platinum sector occurs through the fine-grounded slurry from the processing plants, with its associated extracting chemicals...

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Platinum major relieves environmetal effects of mining

Marula Platinum has prepared itself to commence with a full-scale implementation of an ISO 14001 environmental-management system and external certification is

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External Factors Affecting Mining Career Trend

26/09/2017· Because mining affects every major industry -- from manufacturing to transportation -- whatever influences mining, affects the lives and pocketbook of every American. Environmental regulations, ideological swings in government and market fluctuations are just a few of the outside pressures that affect mining and, in

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Problems in the mining industry in South africa ECDPM

01/02/2013· The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry. A great deal has been written about the first two

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA

environmental science. In Africa, because of economic pressures and slower evolution of environmental awareness, local communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left

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Environmental impact of mining Wikipedia

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

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Mining company strategy evolution: an platinum.org.za

external. Internal risk is mitigated by robust implementation of plans and their rigid monitoring. External risk, driven by the uncertainty in the environment, is partly mitigated by the ability of an organization to anticipate and adapt strategy to changes in the operating environment as informed by alternative world views or scenarios. A range of tools, techniques, and

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Bushveld Igneous Complex Wikipedia

However, the environmental costs for platinum mines are only slightly higher in energy, somewhat lower in water and moderately higher in greenhouse gas emissions when compared to gold mining. Social issues. South Africa's economy is heavily tied to its mining industry and has been greatly affected by low metal prices. Mining companies have had

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Five common challenges facing the mining industry

Mining is a dangerous profession. The traditional occupational hazards such as coal dust inhalation, damage to hearing due to the noise in a mine and chemical hazards still stand but the changing nature of mining has led to a raft of new issues. As mines are getting deeper, the

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Analyzing external environmental costs reporting in

Analyzing external environmental costs reporting in platinum mining companies. Date 2015. Author. Du Plessis, Anel . Oberholzer, Merwe. Metadata Show full item record. Abstract. The purpose of the study is to determine the extent to which environmental costs are currently disclosed in the volunta- ry corporate social responsibility reports and the compulsory financial statements of platinum

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MANAGEMENT OF MINING, QUARRYING AND ORE

The notion of environmental impact of mining activities is only fully meaningful if it includes a change in the initial environmental parameters, due to such activities. These parameters, which govern the "quality of the environment", may have several components: chemical composition of the waters, soils, etc.; biological diversity; visual aesthetic qualities, etc. The major risks linked to

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Waste Disposal MIT

One of the greatest environmental problems caused by the mining and refinement of strategic elements, in this case speaking primarily about rare earth elements, is the problem of waste management. This becomes a problem when mines and refineries that do not adhere to regulations regarding proper waste disposal. This can result in soil and water contamination by substances such

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Eunomix Advisors in resilience Home

Author: Eunomix Created Date: 3/11/2016 10:13:12 AM

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Platinum (Pt) Chemical properties, Health and

The glass industry uses platinum for optical fibers and liquid crystal display glass, especially for laptops. Platinum in the environment. Platinum primary occurrence is with other metal ores associated with basic igneous rocks. Platinum nuggets occur naturally as the uncombined metal, as does an alloy of platinum-iridium. Three-quarters of the

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Big Five Tough Social Issues in Mining Social

SRK’s team of social issues specialists has helped clients adopt and implement responsible social practice in challenging circumstances. Many of SRK’s mining clients are active in developing countries. These are often difficult investment environments, where risks include complex political and social issues.

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Mining industry affected by escalating social, economic

The global mining industry is facing intensifying social, economic and political challenges, which means companies must incorporate more complex scenarios into their strategic planning, says a new

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Environmental Management accounting implementation in

accounting for the environment and related issues are beginning to take on increasing importance. (IFAC, 2005). According to the 2013 National Budget Statement by the ministry of Finance, mining has become the most dynamic sector of the Zimbabwean economy, leading economic recovery since 2009, with an average annualised growth of more than 30%. Strong external demand for primary

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