Responsible Large Scale Mining (LSM)
Report of a Fact-Finding Trip to the Philippines (2006)
Creating harmony between an established diamond mine and thousands of artisanal miners is no easy feat. A project in Tanzania is aiming to do exactly that.
This paper evaluates how Newmont Mining Corporation's Minera Yanacocha (MYSA) mining operations are altering access to the produced, human, natural and social capital resources that households utilize to produce their livelihoods. 2003
Land and Conflict: Resource Extraction, Human Rights, and Corporate Social Responsibility: Canadian Companies in Colombia.
This report, researched by MiningWatch Canada, CENSAT-Agua Viva, and Inter Pares, looks at four case studies of Canadian extractive industry investment projects in Colombia, analyzing their associated potential human rights risks. Inter Pares 2009.
The EITI Fact Sheet is a concise four-page introduction to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
Academic Journal Investigating the Impacts of the Gold Sector on Mali. 2010
We’ll explain how the mining of these and other metals damages landscapes, pollutes water, and poisons people. We’ll show you why modern, industrial mining is one of the world’s most destructive industries. Earthworks OXFAM 2004
The Mining: Partnerships for Development Toolkit provides useful methodology for evaluating the positive and negative economic and social effects of mining at the local, regional and national levels inmining countries. These methods will be of relevance in particular to the increasing numbers of lower and middle income economies that have high levels of mineral dependence.
Society is the ultimate beneficiary of the industry’s products, it should be prepared to pay for the improvements it demands. Currently externalized costs, such as many environmental and social impacts, should be internalized into prices, and higher royalties should be charged on gross revenue to ensure effective capture of value of non-renewable resources by host countries. 2005
Research paper tracing the history of gold mining in Ghana including a case study on the current impacts of mining on Teberebie using the IRR model (2010).