Balancing Competing Demands of Mining, Community and Environment to Achieve Sustainable Development in the Mining Sector

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Balancing Competing Demands of Mining, Community and Environment to Achieve Sustainable Development in the Mining Sector

Publication Number

APEC#211-SO-01.1

Published Date

February 2011

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Senior Officials Meeting Task Groups, Mining Task Force(MTF)

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Pages

174

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Description

Balancing Competing Demands of Mining, Community and Environment to Achieve Sustainable Development in the Mining Sector, Final Report, December 2010 (Printed in February 2011)
 

The results of this project provide a beneficial database of the policies, regulations, and technical guidelines for mining sectors among APEC economies. A sustainable development index was developed and recommendations on best practice applications for sustainable development were conducted. The report also highlights the need for the effective policies, regulations and enforcement of the APEC economies to increase the level of sustainability in the mining sector.

1. Executive Summary
2. Background of the research
3. Objectives
4. Research Activities and methodologies
5. Results
6. Conclusion