MINING 7104 - Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining PG

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2021

This course provides the future mining engineer with a comprehensive and practical understanding of the socio-environmental impacts both positive and negative that mining may have on society. Topics covered are: Legal & political context of mining in Australia, principles of sustainable development, company-based initiatives in environmental management, state of the art techniques in environmental management of mine sites, and major issues associated with social/community impacts of mining in Australia and internationally.

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