Opencast coal mining and sustainable local livelihoods in ...

2016-5-3 · This study examines the effects of mining on changes and sustainability of local livelihood in a coal mining area in Odisha by employing two key approaches: sustainability of mining and sustainable livelihood approach. The study has highlighted the complex and contradictory relationship between coal mining and traditional local livelihoods.

How mining can become sustainable

2  · How mining can become sustainable. Mining is known as the process of extracting useful minerals from the earth. Coal, gold, and iron are some of the most common materials continuously mined. It has helped countless civilizations progress throughout time. A general view of an open cast coal mining area is pictured at Singrauli in India''s ...

A sustainable livelihood framework to implement CSR ...

2017-1-1 · Challenges of coal mining in India. Coal is a predominant source of energy in India and has contributed significantly to the rapid industrialization of the country. India is currently the third largest producer of coal and contributes 8% of the total coal production in the world . An MoC (Ministry of Coal) expert sub-group estimated a shortfall ...

Opencast coal mining and sustainable local livelihoods in ...

The problem of sustainability of local traditional livelihoods is examined in the light of economic theories of sustainability (e.g. weak and strong sustainability) and sustainable livelihood approach (SLA). The results show that rural s in the mining area experience both positive and negative outcomes from the coal mining activities.

How to make coal mining sustainable

2019-8-17 · Sustainable Mining 4 in India Foreword Mining industry has faced volatility in commodity prices in recent times with prices of several minerals showing a continued downward trend. Despite the underperformance of the Indian mining industry during the last couple of years, the long-term potential of the sector remains intact.

Sustainable mining: Coal India Ltd off blocks in hunt for ...

2021-6-6 · Sustainable mining: Coal India Ltd off blocks in hunt for green energy Indronil Roychowdhury. 06-06-2021. Maharashtra: 13 labourers killed, 2 injured as tipper truck overturns on Samruddhi ...

(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Environment

2021-11-25 · Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. On the unstable earth, the un-resting mankind constantly uses a variety of resources for daily lives.

Sustainable Development for Coal Sector

A detailed mine wise plan has been prepared for all the coal/lignite companies for maximizing supply of mine water to nearby villages in their command areas. Eco Parks 10 new Eco-Parks in different mining areas are under different stages of development in various subsidiaries of CIL, SCCL & NLCIL and will be completed in next 2 years.

Coal Companies To Install 5,560 MW Renewable Energy ...

How to make coal mining sustainable - The Hindu BusinessLine

Sustainable Development Framework for the Mining Sector

2015-1-29 · ERM India Pvt. Ltd. was commissioned by Ministry of Mines to develop a Sustainable Development Framework for the Mining Sector (Non Coal, Non Fuel) in India. The development of the SDF followed through on the commitment of the committee. Process of developing the SDF

Coal India''s Journey toward Sustainability

2021-9-8 · Coal India officially embraced corporate social responsibility and sustainability development as a core value of its business. Under sustainability initiatives, it initiated activities in the three areas of environment, social and economic development for which it won many awards but a lot more can be done towards sustainability.

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 ...

Sustainable Development of the Coal Industry and ...

2012-10-24 · Coal''s Dark Side: China''s coal mining fatality rate is still alarmingly high (at 0.564 deaths per million metric tons of coal mined in 2011), but it is improving as large-scale mining technology is deployed at scale, Hu said. Coal-fired power plants represent nearly 45 percent of China''s national sulfur dioxide emissions and 30 percent of ...

Coal India''s Journey toward Sustainability

A full-fledged Sustainable Development Cell (SDC) in Ministry of Coal has been established to advice, mentor and plan action to minimise the adverse impact of mining. Apart from suggesting way-forward, its implementation and monitoring, SDC is also formulating future policy framework for environmental mitigation in Coal and Lignite sector of ...

Sustainable development of coal ...

2010-3-25 · Sustainable development of coal seam gas projects. Posted by Matrix on 25th March 2010. Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM), an engineering and project delivery firm, says an upfront investment in environmentally and socially sensitive design is likely to pay dividends for the coal seam gas (CSG) sector. SKM: "CSG is an important growth industry for ...

Don''t let coal mining go extinct, ''fossil fuel dinosaur ...

2021-10-26 · Minerals and energy minister Gwede Mantashe has urged mining union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) to discuss ways to save coal mining from extinction. Addressing the first day of a two ...

How to Make Coal Mining Sustainable

2019-11-26 · 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 ...

The Sustainability of Mining in Australia : Key Production ...

2009-4-5 · sustainability of mining. This report presents the first ever such study which has compiled master data sets on the above issues for almost all sectors of the Australian mining industry, namely black and brown coal, uranium, iron ore, bauxite, manganese, mineral sands, copper, gold, lead-zinc-silver,

Coal Ministry constitutes Sustainable Development Cell ...

2021-11-19 · Ministry of coal has established a full-fledged Sustainable Development Cell (SDC) to mentor, advice, and plan action of minimising adverse impact of mining. It will also formulate future policy framework for environmental mitigation in Coal sector as well as Lignite sector in India. Coal India Ltd. (CIL) and its subsidiaries along with NLC ...

How to loosen India''s grip on coal without abandoning the ...

2021-7-20 · India is the world''s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, and its transition to a low-carbon economy is crucial to meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement. But unfortunately, the nation is still clinging firmly to coal. Our new research considered this problem, drawing on a case study in the Angul district, India''s largest coal reserve in the eastern state of Odisha.

Restoring coal mine degraded lands in India for achieving ...

2021-11-18 · Restoring coal mine degraded lands in India for achieving the UN-sustainable development goals. Jitendra Ahirwal, Department of Forestry, School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, 796004 India ... Moreover, they are essential to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs ...

How to make coal mining sustainable

2019-11-25 · The government has auctioned 24 coal blocks to private companies till March 2019, and will be further auctioning coal blocks for commercial mining by …

SUSTAINABLE MINING

sustainable mining methodologies, where Australian companies have developed leading practice solutions now used in Australia and across the world. the Australian mining industry is at the forefront of the global pursuit of sustainable mining, recognising that environmental accountability, social responsibility and commercial success

Coal ministry to set up sustainable development cell

2019-12-16 · A coal mine. Photo: Flickr. The Ministry of Coal will set up a sustainable development cell to aid "environmentally sustainable coal mining in the country" and also to address concerns around mine closures, a statement …

Sustainable Development of Mining Mineral Resources ...

2013-1-1 · 1. INTRODUCTION. The concept of sustainable development is now a widely used term in many areas of activity related to the life of man. It appeared in the second half of the twentieth century as a reaction to the dynamic economic growth seen in many countries around the world, which was often observed in conditions of excessively intensive and uncontrolled …