Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining - MINE3910

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mining Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Prerequisite for this course is MINE2010
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.

On completion of the course, the student should be capable of demonstrating an understanding of:

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.
Major issues associated with social/community impacts of mining in Australia and internationally.


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