Richards, Jeremy

Mining, Society, and a Sustainable World

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Table of contents

1. The Resource Curse: A Modern Myth?
Phillip Crowson

2. Extractive Economies, Growth, and the Poor
Graham A. Davis

3. The Challenge of Mineral Wealth: Using Resource Endowments to Foster Sustainable Development
K. McPhail

4. The Role of Mining in the Economies of Developing Countries: Time for a New Approach
Keith Slack

5. A Hierarchy of Natural Resources with Respect to Sustainable Development—A Basis for a Natural Resources Efficiency Indicator
Markus Wagner, Friedrich-Wilhelm Wellmer

6. Sustainable Energy and Mineral Resource Extraction and Consumption—Can a Viable Biosphere Be Preserved?
W.G. Ernst

7. Sustainable Development and Mining—An Exploratory Examination of the Roles of Government and Industry
Arianna Waye, Denise Young, Jeremy P. Richards, Joseph A. Doucet

8. Natural Resource-Based Sustainable Development Using a Cluster Approach
Indira Singh, Jim Evans

9. Improving Environmental Performance in the Minerals Supply Chain Using a Life-Cycle Approach: The Role of Fuel and Lubricant Suppliers in Enabling Sustainable Development
Turlough F. Guerin

10. Global Trends in Mine Reclamation and Closure Regulation
James M. Otto

11. Environmental Liability in the Mining Sector: Prospects for Sustainable Development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Marie Mazalto

12. Applications of Stakeholder Engagement and Eco-Efficiency as Enablers of Corporate Responsibility in the Australian Mining and Minerals Processing Industry
Turlough F. Guerin

13. Socio-Economic Impacts of the Nanisivik and Polaris Mines, Nunavut, Canada
Léa-Marie Bowes-Lyon, Jeremy P. Richards, Tara M. McGee

14. Assessing the Socio-Economic Impacts of Mining: Case Study of the Landau Colliery, South Africa
Anthony Dane

15. Public Policy Processes and Sustainability in the Minerals and Energy Industries
Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh

16. The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Panacea or White Elephant for Sub-Saharan Africa?
Gavin Hilson, Roy Maconachie

Keywords: Environment, Sustainable Development, Mineral Resources, Environmental Economics

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