The impact of the international mining industry on native peoples

  • 258 Pages
  • 3.61 MB
  • English
Transnational Corporation Research Project , Sydney
Mineral industries -- Developing countries., Mining corporations., Indigenous peo
StatementMichael C. Howard.
SeriesPublications / Transnational Corporations Research Project, Publications (Transnational Corporations Research Project (University of Sydney))
ContributionsTransnational Corporations Research Project (University of Sydney)
The Physical Object
Pagination258, ix p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22178948M
ISBN 100908470754

The impact of the international mining industry on native peoples / Michael C. Howard. Author. Howard, Michael C. (Michael Carlton), Other Authors. University of Sydney. Transnational Corporations Research Project Published.

Sydney: Transnational Corporations Research Project, University of Sydney, Content Types. text Carrier Types. Impact of the international mining industry on native peoples. Sydney: Transnational Corp. Research Project, University of Sydney, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Howard.

This book lists mining projects and their parent companies around the world in alphabetical order and gives background history and environmental impact information (albeit from a particular activist perspective) about each project.

A remarkable feature of this compendium is that so many of the listed projects involve indigenous peoples. Mining projects can impact Indigenous Peoples in a variety of ways – both positive and negative. Although sometimes the overall environmental, social or economic impact of a project cannot always be predicted or fully mitigated, there are basic steps to reduce negative impacts and enhance positive long-term outcomes for communities.

Indigenous peoples and mining good practice guide. each of which deals with an important thematic area that mining companies should be familiar with in order to ensure that their operations not only avoid or minimise their negative impact on indigenous groups, but also make a positive contribution to community and social development in.

Together, therefore, international and Canadian law call for heightened scrutiny of proposed activities, such as mining, that threaten the rights of aboriginal peoples. An Unfair Burden Despite their legal rights, First Nations have borne an unfair share of the burden of mining.

Although s environmental laws modified the modus operandi of traditional mining, modern mining also generates negative environmental and social impacts. For the indigenous peoples who have sufered the negative impacts of mining, there are sufficient arguments to oppose the increase of such activities in their territories.

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On the Cultural Impacts of Mining mining projects have left native tribes plagued by contaminated waterways and forests, health problems, upsurges. Impact definition is - an impinging or striking especially of one body against another. How to use impact in a sentence.

Is impact a verb. Synonym Discussion of impact. 1 As defined in article 1 of the International Labour Organization’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (ILO ). 2 The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights outlines the responsibility of business to “avoid infringing on the rights of others and to address adverse impacts with which they are involved”.

The Indian Law Resource Center is helping indigenous leaders from these communities raise international awareness about the devastating impacts on indigenous peoples caused by mining. In late October, indigenous leaders traveled to Washington, D.C.

for the th Period of Sessions at the Inter‑American Commission on Human Rights. The major expansion of mining in Australia since the turn of the century has seen substantial increases in Indigenous employment in the mining industry, particularly in remote areas.

Existing research on the economic impact of mining on Indigenous people living in mining areas has only been undertaken for specific communities as case studies.

Mining corporations could certainly go a lot further in mitigating their impacts on indigenous peoples. Even then, the notion that the two can. Native Reluctance to Join Mining Industry Initiatives: activist perspective Mining, more often than not, is a significant strain on native peoples and nature.

From its human impacts (social, cultural, economic, spiritual) to its ecological impacts (biodiversity loss, energy consumption, air pollution, water contamination and loss) mining is a. Mining companies have privatized numerous natural water sources in Itogon and Mankayan for the purpose.

Now, the people in many mining-affected communities have to buy water for drinking and domestic use from outside sources through water delivery trucks, or by lining up for hours in the few remaining water sources to fill up a gallon of water.

They may be employees of and/or suppliers to the mining operations, and potential receivers of taxes and royalties; Any impact from mining on Indigenous Peoples may affect them positively, negatively or a mixture of both. Table 1 (p19) shows example ways in which mining projects may impact. i Foreword Prof.

Philip Oxhorn, Director Institute for the Study of International Development The publication of Mining, Economic Development and Indigenous Peoples: Getting the Governance Equation Right marks the public launching of the new flagship Program in Global Governance of McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID).

The Mabo decision changed Australia's concept of land ownership. It was a divisive yet important step toward recognising Indigenous rights and establishing native title. We’re also supporting the second largest mining-supply sector in the world.

More than 3, companies provide a wide spectrum of services to the Canadian mining industry, with an increasing number of these being indigenous-owned businesses. A major challenge facing mining in Canada’s north today is its lack of infrastructure. MINING AND PEOPLE: THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY AND LIVING STANDARDS.

INTRODUCTION AND SYNOPSIS. There are two ways of looking at mining in South Africa. The first is to see it as a sunset industry plagued by. the mining sector.

And mining represents more than 50 per cent of national exports in 16 developing and emerging countries, generating critically needed foreign exchange credits.

Under the right conditions, it is clear that mining can make a contribution that translates to greater well-being for the people, communities and countries where mines. initiatives that safeguard indigenous peoples’ rights.

The International Council on Mining and Metals: policy and practice In Maybuilding on the work of the MMSD, the GMI created the ICMM, to focus on industry implementation of sustain-able development. One of the main objectives of the ICMM was to.

Good Practice GuideIndigenous Peoples and Mining ii The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is pleased to present our Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining(the Guide). ICMM is an organization representing 19 of the world's leading mining and metals companies, as well as 30 other regional, national and commodity.

Eventually, the creation and expansion of countries in the New World, along with the development of the Industrial Age, resulted in the generation of the mining industry we have today.

Mining Today. The General Mining Act of intended to and succeeded at. Hardrock mines disproportionately impact the environment, health, and culture of Native communities.

Historically, mining on and near tribal lands occurred with minimal input from tribes. Beginning inCongress passed a hodge-podge of federal laws allowing mining companies to lease minerals on tribal lands--often without tribal consent.

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Does the holding of native title or other statutory surface use rights have an impact upon reconnaissance, exploration or mining operations. The MPRDA provides that the applicant for a prospecting right, mining right or mining permit must notify and consult with the relevant landowner or lawful occupier and any other affected party.

Metal mining, environmental degradation and conflict in Guatemala: social-environmental impacts and community organizational responses 1 Introduction 2 Problem definition and justification 3 Guatemala’s indigenous peoples 3 Upsurge in (metal) mining activity 5 Conflict surrounding metal mining 8.

Mining also claims an important place when it comes to fiscal resources (15 percent of total government income collected in ). The central administration transfers half of the taxes collected from the industry to the regions and municipalities where the minerals are extracted.

9, ha. The past few years have seen an increase in mining. Thousand of trucks jam the roads leading to the forest from Chaibasa past Noamundi, disturbing people and damaging ecology.

Different environmental pollution due to mining in Jharkhand State.

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The Jharkhand region an account of its richness in some key ores and minerals and its. While it is apparent that mining has contributed greatly to world development in general, the role of mining in the development process for individual countries, regions, and peoples is problematic.(1) Two issues have been at the forefront of debate over mining development in recent years: (1) the impact of mining on the environment, and (2) the impact of mining on indigenous peoples.The mining industry appealed to single men, which created a demand for prostitution.

What created the large demand for prostitution in mining towns? While the White Caps are opposed to allowing a monopoly to control the water source, they are open to companies competing to control it because they believe that under monopoly control, the.The Committee on Technologies for the Mining Industries has (1) reviewed information concerning the U.S.

mining industry; (2) identified critical research and development needs related to the exploration, mining, and processing of coal, industrial minerals, and metals; and (3) examined the federal contribution to research and development in the mining process.