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Social and economical impacts of coal mining in south africa

This case study focuses on the costs of the environmental and social effects of coal mining in South Africa, undertaken for export to the Netherlands. Coal mining imposes many external costs on its surroundings and the people who live in it. Some of these can be quantified by estimates, others are difficult to estimate. Coal mining is

  • Economic Impact of Coal Mining in South Africa
    Economic Impact of Coal Mining in South Africa

    Economic Impact of Coal Mining in South Africa. South Africa is one of the seven largest coal-producing and one of the top five coal-exporting countries in the world. More than a quarter of coal mined in South Africa is exported, most of which leaves the country via Richards Bay. Coal is South Africa’s third largest source of foreign exchange

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  • South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic
    South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic

    Eskom is the leading emitter of carbon-dioxide followed by Sasol, making South Africa one of the global top 20 worst countries in carbon emissions. The socio-economic attributes of coal mining industry in South Africa can be chronicled from domestic to industrial applications. The social impacts range from home to institutional energy use

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  • EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF
    EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF

    The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six operational and five pending. The Dannhauser

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  • The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining
    The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining

    Coal Mining in the Life of South Africa. Jonathan Ball, Johannesburg: 30. 4 Lang, 1995. 5 Department of Minerals and Energy, 2006: Operating and Developing Coal Mines in the Republic of South Africa. 6 Allan, V.L. 2003: The History of Black Mineworkers in South Africa

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  • (PDF) South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio
    (PDF) South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio

    6.1 The socio-economic attributes of coal mining in South Africa. According to the respondents the coal mining impacts on the society and the general economy of th e country are. observed from the

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  • (PDF) Impacts of Coal Mining in Witbank, Mpumalanga
    (PDF) Impacts of Coal Mining in Witbank, Mpumalanga

    Coal mining plays a critical role in the economy of South Africa though posing detrimental environmental effects on aquatic life and the terrestrial environments with one of the major impacts

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  • The impact of coal mining on the environment and
    The impact of coal mining on the environment and

    The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering

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  • Examining the socio-economic impacts of mining on the
    Examining the socio-economic impacts of mining on the

    The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six operational and five pending. The Dannhauser and Emadlangeni local municipalities are hosts to large mining

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  • (PDF) South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic
    (PDF) South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic

    6.1 The socio-economic attributes of coal mining in South Africa. According to the respondents the coal mining impacts on the society and the general economy of th e country are. observed from the

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  • Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and
    Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

    Aug 01, 2018 The Better Regulation guidelines provide a list of social impacts to be screened during the impact assessment, which includes a wide set of aspects. 7 Horizontal impacts (concerning the economic, social and environmental spheres) consist of economic and social cohesion, impacts in developing countries, sustainable development, and fundamental

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  • The social and economic consequences of the fossil fuel
    The social and economic consequences of the fossil fuel

    Coal mining regions across Appalachia have elevated mortality rates. Reference Hendryx and Ahern 163. Although Appalachia cannot suffer from currency appreciation due to coal exports, it is often described as presenting the resource curse, in that its resource abundance negatively impacts its economic growth

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  • Mining industry affected by escalating social, economic
    Mining industry affected by escalating social, economic

    Nov 28, 2011 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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  • Social Responsibility in Mining in Africa - Mining Africa
    Social Responsibility in Mining in Africa - Mining Africa

    Jan 30, 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the voluntary actions undertaken by mining companies to reduce the negative effects of mining initiatives, and to improve the lives of locals, the local economy and the environment. It is often erroneously viewed as part of a company’s PR strategy but is becoming increasingly recognised as efforts to

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  • The Role of Mining in the South African Economy
    The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

    Conventional wisdom views the mining sector ofthe South African economy as its quintessence. As contributor to aggregate output, as foreign exchange earner for the economy, as employer, and as a generator of tax revenues mining has often been viewed as the locomotive of South Africa’s economic

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  • The end of coal? Planning a 'just transition' in South
    The end of coal? Planning a 'just transition' in South

    Africa — and the likely impacts of a coal phase-out — we outline the key elements of a coal transition, including available policy mechanisms and the role of subnational governments. Coal in South Africa. South Africa today relies on coal to generate 92% of its electricity and to produce roughly 20% of its liquid . fuels (Department of

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