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Coal mining | World Coal Association

Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped. In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining

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Why investing in coal mines could (maybe) be

Why investing in coal mines could (maybe) be 'responsible investment' Newsroom business editor Nikki Mandow looked into responsible investment, and found that it is way more complicated, nuanced - and interesting - than she could ever have imagined. OK, this is purely theoretical, but bear with me. We all know coal mining is bad.

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Coal mining | World Coal Association

28.04.2015· Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped. In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining has finished. Underground mining. There are two main methods of underground

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Replace the current coal mine ban with safe,

Fly-by-night operators working a wink-nudge system precipitated the disaster in East Jaintia. It is time now for everybody to decide whether the coal mine ban helps. Or whether it would make sense to allow formal investments in responsible mining.

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Replace the current coal mine ban with safe,

Fly-by-night operators working a wink-nudge system precipitated the disaster in East Jaintia. It is time now for everybody to decide whether the coal mine ban helps. Or whether it would make sense to allow formal investments in responsible mining.

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Bettercoal is working towards a global

Our purpose is to promote the continuous improvement in the mining and sourcing of coal for the benefit of all people impacted by the industry, workers and coal mining communities.

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Should mining companies be responsible for

Let me circle back to the coal issue by examining the mining necessary for green technologies. A shortage of "rare earth" metals, used in everything from electric car batteries to solar panels to wind turbines, is hampering the growth of renewable

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Coal mining - Wikipedia

In China, coal mining has degraded an estimated 3.2 million hectares (7.9 million acres), with only about 10% of that land being restored. 1,000 tons of mercury released. Pollution. Mercury is one of the most harmful pollutants to both people and wildlife. Toxic levels of mercury are released from coal-burning power plants and from mercury amalgamation, a practice used in illegal and small

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Australia: Should mining companies be

The NSW government has decided mining companies should bear no responsibility for greenhouse gas emissions from coal exports. The Deputy New South Wales Premier says expecting mining companies to consider the greenhouse gas emissions from coal exported from Australian mines "doesn't pass the pub test".

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Four Ways to Make Mining More Responsible -

07.03.2012· Although mining companies have adopted the principles of corporate social responsibility and are taking positive steps to be more responsible at a local level, many significant challenges remain.

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Responsible coal procurement | EnBW

The US coal came almost exclusively from coal mines in the Illinois Basin, where the controversial mining method Mountain Top Removal is not used. EnBW attaches great importance to a balanced procurement portfolio in order to avoid dependence on individual

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Coal mining in the UK: Where mines are still

Coal mining in the UK. For decades, coal mining in the UK was the backbone of the economy and stimulated regions including the North of England, Midlands, Wales and Scotland by employing hundreds of thousands of people. In 1981, the country was producing 128 million tonnes of coal a year.

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Colombia's mining future tied to metals not coal,

02.10.2020· Colombia's mining future is in metals and not coal, Minister of Mines and Energy Diego Mesa said, and the Andean country will continue developing oil

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Illawarra Residents For Responsible Mining

We advocate for responsibility in mining, mining which puts the health and well-being of ordinary people and of the environment ahead of corporate mining interests. About Wollongong Coal Wollongong Coal wants to expand coal mining in our drinking water catchment, but the company has a record of financial weakness, technical incapacity and frequent breaches of the conditions of its mining licence.

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What life is like working in underground coal

In 2011, longwall mining was responsible for 40% of coal in the US from underground mines. This type of mining can impinge on people who live in the area, however.

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Coal - Wikipedia

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock, formed as rock strata called coal seams.Coal is mostly carbon with variable amounts of other elements; chiefly hydrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and nitrogen. Coal is formed when dead plant matter decays into peat and is converted into coal by the heat and pressure of deep burial over millions of years.

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Will the new National Mineral Policy ensure

Mining Will the new National Mineral Policy ensure responsible mining? The NMP 2019 misses out on providing necessary guidance on some fundamental things that would have made it a guiding document to ensure environmentally and socially responsible mining

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Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible

Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining covers the latest advancements in coal mining technology and practices. It gives a comprehensive introduction to the latest research and technology developments, addressing problems and issues currently being faced, and is a valuable resource of complied technical information on the latest coal mining safety and health research.

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Coal mining | World Coal Association

Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped. In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining

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Why investing in coal mines could (maybe) be

Why investing in coal mines could (maybe) be 'responsible investment' Newsroom business editor Nikki Mandow looked into responsible investment, and found that it is way more complicated, nuanced - and interesting - than she could ever have imagined. OK, this is purely theoretical, but bear with me. We all know coal mining is bad. Air pollution from coal-fired power stations is linked with

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Coal mining subsidence damage - a guide to

The Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991 contains a provision that, in proceedings under the Act, it is up to the mine operator to show that the damage is not due to coal mining subsidence. This

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IRMA – IRMA - Home - IRMA

20.10.2020· Today the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) took a bold step toward increasing transparency READ MORE. Barro Alto Mine Site Assessment Announcement. June 5, 2020. The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) is pleased to announce the commencement of a READ MORE. A Call for Urgent Support for S. African Communities Facing

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Replace the current coal mine ban with safe,

Replace the current coal mine ban with safe, responsible mining. December 27, 2018, 10:43 pm IST Abheek Barman in Folk Theorem | India | ET . The buzzword for the new year is 'rathole'. Its diameter is, on average, 3 m — around 10 ft — often narrowing to 3-4 ft. Through these tunnels, a grown-up person has to crawl in and out after digging out a cargo of coal. The activity should be

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Should mining companies be responsible for

Let me circle back to the coal issue by examining the mining necessary for green technologies. A shortage of "rare earth" metals, used in everything from electric car batteries to solar panels to wind turbines, is hampering the growth of renewable

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