Sustainability assessment methods in oil shale mine closure

Sergei Sabanov, Jyri Rivaldo Pastarus, Julia Shommet

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Abstract

The post mining processes impacts on the environment, economy and people, whilst there may be positive contributions to the economy and social progress through mining there may also are negative impacts to the environment. The aim of this study is to elaborate sustainability assessment methodologies suitable for mine closure life cycle stage which allows defining hazardous influences on environment, society and economic dimensions, and helps quickly, conveniently and qualitatively solve, operate, find optimum variants for existing problems. The sustainability assessment methods will provides best decisions on the technological and post technological processes of a mining industry and can be used in the exploration, planning, exploitation and closure stages.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 8th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environment, Technology and Resources
PublisherRezekne Higher Education Institution
Pages271-275
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9789984440705
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2011
Event8th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environment, Technology and Resources - Rezekne, Latvia
Duration: Jun 20 2011Jun 22 2011

Publication series

NameVide. Tehnologija. Resursi - Environment, Technology, Resources
Volume1
ISSN (Print)1691-5402

Conference

Conference8th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environment, Technology and Resources
CountryLatvia
CityRezekne
Period6/20/116/22/11

Keywords

  • Risk assessment
  • Sustainable mining
  • Waste management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)

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