sustainability in coal mines

How can mining contribute to the Sustainable Development ...

The heads of 193 UN member states have now signed on to a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be the shared global development framework for the coming generation. Mining ...

Responsible and Sustainable Mining | Tata Steel

Tata Steel has captive coal mines at Jharia & West Bokaro, in the state of Jharkhand, located within 200 km from Jamshedpur. The iron ore units are located in Noamundi, Joda, Khondbond and Katamati in the states of Jharkhand and Odisha. With an annual production of 360,000 MT, the Ferro Alloys and Minerals Division (FAMD) is the largest non ...

The next 20 are years crucial in determining the future of ...

 · Following the sustainable pathway results in a third of today''s coal mines becoming stranded assets by 2040. This means these assets become economically unviable before their …

Environmental Sustainability of Open-Pit Coal Mining ...

In this paper, we studied one of the largest coal mines in Mongolia, the Baganuur Coal Mine, in terms of environmental sustainability related to mining practices, with a focus on discharged water and waste sediments. The present quality and potential for future pollution were assessed. Based on World Health Organization and Mongolian guidelines, groundwater pumped from the mining …

A guide to leading practice sustainable development in …

FOREWORD The Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry series of handbooks has been produced to share Australia''s world-leading experience and expertise in mine management and planning. The handbooks provide practical guidance on …

Mining

The Sustainability Development through Mining programme has given rise to initiatives vital to enhancing the sustainability of mining in South Africa. Initiatives introduced by the South African mining industry to improve safety in the country''s mines, have resulted in …

Corporate Social Responsibility in Coal Mining: A Case of ...

The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is a government coal mining company jointly owned by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of India on a 51:49 equity basis. It is the only coal mining company of South India. oal SCCL''s c reserves stretch across 350 Km of the Pranahita Godavari Valley- (Figure 1) of Andhra

A sustainable livelihood framework to implement CSR ...

 · This paper also uses input from a case study implemented in the Muriadih coal mines of the Dhanbad district in the Jharkhand state of India and proposes a novel framework for livelihood development and implementation in the local context, yet has the potential to be replicated in other mining areas. 3.2. Sustainability challenges of coal mining

Environmental Issues With Mining | Mining Environmental ...

Small and large mining operations across the globe, both surface mining and underground mining, have contributed heavily to environmental issues. What Is Mining. Mining refers to the extraction of metals and minerals from the Earth. The most common types of mining include: coal mining, gold mining, uranium mining, and silver mining.

Establishing the approach to sustainability assessment of ...

Downloadable! High competition in the existing coal mining market has set up new landmarks in companies’ performance. Maintaining steady development of a coal mining business is the main task at all managerial levels and is supported by high sustainability level. A company’s ability to preserve stability is one of the key factors revealing stable development of a coal mining ...

Sustainable Mining

We created the Sustainable Mining organisation within the Mining & Minerals Business to focus on sustainable mining practices for responsible sourcing of bauxite and coal from our captive mines. The dedicated team of Sustainable Mining organisation has, through sustained effort, developed the Sustainable Mining Charter. The Charter will help ...

Development of Sustainability Assessment Method of Coal Mines

 · The importance of sustainable development aspects in hard coal mines. Issues of sustainable development are also reflected in strategies and action plans of the hard coal mining industry, and these issues play an important role in setting aims and priorities associated with the long-term development of Poland and its ability to follow the rules ...

Environmental Sustainability of Open-Pit Coal Mining ...

In this paper, we studied one of the largest coal mines in Mongolia, the Baganuur Coal Mine, in terms of environmental sustainability related to mining practices, with a focus on discharged water and waste sediments. The present quality and potential for future pollution were assessed. Based on World Health Organization and Mongolian guidelines, groundwater pumped from the mining operations ...

Status of Environmental Sustainability in Coal Mines in ...

Sustainability in Coal Mines in 2019-20 . PREFACE Mining is one of the major contributors of the growth and sustenance of human civilisation. In this context, coalmines have played a special role since ancient times, as coal is a major source of energy for the development of a society. However, coal

Development of Sustainability Assessment Method of Coal Mines

Up till now the developed methods of eco-efficiency and sustainable development assessment of coal mines can be used by decision makers to assess coal mines from the perspective of those planning ...

Development of Sustainability Assessment Method of Coal …

sustainability, hard coal mine, Life Cycle Assessment, Cost-Benefit Analysis . 1. INTRODUCTION . Hard coal mining is the foundation of Poland''s economic development. Coal plays a key role in providing Poland''s energy safety. In the forecast of the demand for fuel and energy it is predicted that, in the near future, there will be no ...

The Story of the Real Canary in the Coal Mine | Smart News ...

 · How West ia Coal Mining Helped Shaped U.S. Labor History On this day in 1986, a mining tradition dating back to 1911 ended: the use of canaries in coal mines …

Mining industry and sustainable development: time for ...

 · Safety in coal mining is a very urgent issue as it is estimated that around 500 coal miners die every year in mine accidents in China only (World Bank, 2007). Environmental impacts of coal burning include increased amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, that together with other greenhouse gases, such as nitrogen protoxide (N 2 O) and ...

Coal mining and the environment

 · The coal mining industry has adopted sustainable water resource management initiatives which ensure that water is equitably and appropriately distributed amongst stakeholders and mining operations. Mining companies tend to use potable water only for non-mining activities, such as staff accommodation and offices.

Sustainability Reports | Lundin Mining Corporation

Read Lundin Mining''s Sustainability Reports. Lundin Mining follows an annual reporting cycle and reports on its sustainability performance using the reporting framework of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, including applicable Mining and Metals Sector Supplement (MMSS) guidance.

We never imagined that coal will disappear one day! | TERI

 · The study titled, ''Mapping the Impact of Coal Mines and their Closures: A case of Betul'' observed that there was a simultaneous fall in the secondary sector (manufacturing, electricity, and construction), and tertiary sector (trade, repair, hotels and restaurants, and financials) of the district''s economy as the mines closed. This centrality of ...

The plan to turn coal country into a rare earth ...

 · The plan to turn coal country into a rare earth powerhouse. At an abandoned coal mine just outside the city of Gillette, Wyoming, construction crews are getting ready to …

SUSTAINABLE MINING

success. sustainable mining depends on excellence in mine safety and health as well as optimising the extraction of the mineral resource, or resource efficiency. Australia is a world leader in sustainable mining thanks to a combination of a long history of implementing strong environmental and safety regulations as well as

A cultural shift away from coal | Grist

 · Industrial coal mining took off in the years following the Civil War. Jobs, production, and profits steadily increased until the 1950s, when corporations began to mechanize underground mining ...

Sustainability

The pillars of our sustainability strategy. SAFETY. Become an industry leader in safety, eliminating injuries and fatalities. Find out more. ENVIRONMENT. Minimise our impact on the environment, wherever we operate. Find out more. HEALTH. Improve the health and well-being of our employees and the communities near our operations.

Coal Investments: Up in Smoke?

 · Notable activities of large diversified miners with thermal coal assets. One of the earliest examples of miners divesting coal assets is Rio Tinto''s sale in 2016 of its Blair Athol mine in Queensland, Australia to the local miner TerraCom for just one dollar, enroute to Rio''s complete exit from coal mining 2018, raising USD 5.4 billion in the process.

Coal''s contribution | World Coal Association

Coal plays a major role in delivering power across the globe – it is still the world''s largest single source of electricity and will still contribute 22% in 2040. This figure is even higher in emerging markets – in South East Asia, coal will fuel 39% of electricity in 2040. Coal has a …

Our Sustainable Mining Plan | Anglo American

Our Sustainable Mining Plan is designed specifically to drive business efficiencies, resilience and agility. It will ensure that we deliver outstanding sustained business results across all seven of our pillars of value, without compromise – safety, environment, …

Climate ''bad banks'' dedicated to running down coal mines ...

 · Climate ''bad banks'' dedicated to running down coal mines. In the book New York 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson imagines what it would be like if financial markets were designed for …

How to Make Coal Mining Sustainable

 · Final mine closure. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015, permits the government to auction coal mines to the private sector for captive and commercial purposes. The government has auctioned 24 coal blocks to private companies till March 2019, and will be further auctioning coal blocks for commercial mining by both Indian and foreign ...

Here''s how the mining industry can respond to climate ...

 · According to our analysis, to achieve a 1.5oC pathway, the amount of coal used to manufacture steel would need to decline by 80 percent by 2050, compared to current levels. Thermal and metallurgical coal are currently about 50 percent of the global mining market and would be the most obvious victim of such shifts.

Sustainability | Free Full-Text | New Insights of Grouting ...

Different from tunnels in rock or near-surface geotechnical level, roadways driven in coal seams for returning air and transporting coal out of the panel in deep underground coal mines are always exposed to worse surrounding conditions [8,9,10,11,12].The structural and mechanical properties of coal mass are dramatically degraded by the widely developed fractures, especially under deep burial ...

Coal and the environment

 · Surface mines (sometimes called strip mines) were the source of about 62% of the coal mined in the United States in 2019. These mining operations remove the soil and rock above coal deposits, or seams. The largest surface mines in the United States are in Wyoming''s Powder River Basin, where coal deposits are close to the surface and are up to ...

Branding Sustainability: Coal Mines to Wind Mills, Lego ...

 · Branding Sustainability: Coal Mines to Wind Mills, Lego Transforms Toy Sets into Green Alternatives. Branding Sustainability is an ongoing series highlighting the ways brands and agencies around the world are trying to build a greener future. By Liting Xu - May 6, 2021.

Exxaro Resources Commended for Sustainability Reporting ...

 · Exxaro Resources, one of South Africa''s leading diversified mining companies, which operates in coal, and renewable energy production and is invested in iron ore and zinc commodities has won the Best Sustainability Reporting Award in the Metals & Mining category in the 2021 ESG Reporting Awards.