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作者 Botin, J.A
書名 Sustainable Management of Mining Operations
出版項 Littleton : SME, 2009
國際標準書號 9780873353137 (electronic bk.)
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (396 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Advisory Board -- J. A. Botin -- T. Davis -- CHAPTER 1: Introduction -- Mining and Sustainable Development -- Sustainable Management: The Challenge -- The Business Case on Sustainability -- Book Overview -- Mining and Mine Management: Historical Background (Chapter 2) -- What Sustainability and Sustainable Development Mean for Mining (Chapter 3) -- Strategic Issues in the Mining and Metals Industries (Chapter 4) -- Integrating Sustainability into the Organization (Chapter 5) -- Human Resources Management (Chapter 6) -- Management of Exploration (Chapter 7) -- Managing Project Feasibility and Construction (Chapter 8) -- Mine Planning and Production Management (Chapter 9) -- Information Sources -- Notes -- CHAPTER 2: Mining and Mine Management: Historical Background -- Introduction -- From the Beginnings -- Mining and the Industrial Revolution -- Digging for King Coal -- A Tale of Two Schools -- The Touchstone of Mining -- Notes -- CHAPTER 3: What Sustainability and Sustainable Development Mean for Mining -- Introduction -- Broad Concepts -- Four Implications or Principles for Mining -- Implications for Corporate Responsibility and Mine Management -- Putting Concepts into Practice in Mining -- Broad, Multi-Participant Initiatives -- Project-Level Tools -- CONCLUSIONS -- Suggested Readings -- Notes -- CHAPTER 4: Strategic Issues in the Mining and Metals Industries -- Introduction -- Basics of Business Strategy: Special Characteristics of the Minerals Industry -- The Corporation and Its Interfaces -- Methodology of Strategic Planning -- Dimensions of the Strategy -- Operational Effectiveness Versus Strategy -- Generic Strategies -- Dynamics of the Strategy Formulations -- Strategy and Leadership -- Special Characteristics of the Minerals Industry -- External Factors Influencing the Strategy
The Legal Framework -- Shareholders' Role and Influence -- Markets -- Price Mechanisms -- Financial Strategy and Corporate Finance -- Politics, Society, and the Corporation -- The Environment as a Strategic Factor -- Competition: Rivalry or Alliance -- Mergers and Acquisitions -- Internal Factors Influencing the Strategy -- Corporate Governance -- Corporate Culture and Internal Policies -- Human Resources-The Human Capital -- Financial Doctrine -- Research and Technology -- Organization and Leadership -- Image and Public Perception -- Measures of Success -- Conclusion-Mining Strategy and Sustainability -- Notes -- CHAPTER 5: Integrating Sustainability into the Organization -- Introduction -- Organizational Structure for Sustainable Management -- Organizational Structure of Mining Companies -- Sustainable Management Versus Company Structure and Culture -- Independent Assurance -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- INTEGRATION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INTO MINING OPERATIONS -- Challenge of Integrating Sustainability Principles into Business Operations -- Challenge of Incorporating Biophysical, Social, and Economic Elements into Strategy and Operations -- Challenge of Addressing External Political, Environmental, and Socioeconomic Drivers, Risks, and Uncertainties -- Challenge of Creating Innovative Solutions -- Challenge of Deciding on the Appropriate Level of Commitment to Sustainable Development -- Making Sustainable Development Operational: The Main Integration Problems -- Integrating SD into Strategy and Making It Happen Operationally: Getting Started -- Mechanics of Incorporating Sustainability into Strategy-A Potential Approach -- Operational Examples of On-the-Ground Sustainable Development Implementation -- Other Responses -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- Managing for Stakeholders' Expectations: The Seven Themes of Sustainability
Seven Questions to Sustainability -- Seven Themes of Sustainability -- Environmental Management System: A Sustainable Management Tool -- Why Implement an EMS? -- Costs and Savings -- When to Implement the EMS -- How to Implement an EMS -- Conclusions -- Case Study: Partnership for Sustainable Development in Ghana -- Socioeconomic Setting -- Internal Management Systems and Structures for Sustainable Development -- Drivers for Partnership in Sustainable Development -- Partnership for Sustainable Development -- Artisanal Mining -- Postmining Land Use -- Enterprise Development -- Conclusions and Lessons Learned -- Case Study: Industrias Peñoles -- Challenges of a Large Organization -- Corporate Structure for Sustainable Development -- MASS System: Environment, Safety, and Health -- Implementation of the MASS System at Bismark Mining Unit -- Conclusions -- Notes -- CHAPTER 6: Human Resources Management -- Introduction -- Values-Based Principles -- Ethics -- Social License -- Safety Management: Building a Culture of Prevention -- Building a Mine Safety Culture of Prevention -- Risk Management -- The Bottom Line -- Acknowledgments -- Employees as Portals -- The Quiet Revolution -- Shortage of People -- Shortage of Competent People -- Talent Toolbox -- Leadership -- Information Management -- Employee Development -- Performance Management -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- CHAPTER 7: Management of Exploration -- Introduction -- Regulatory Framework for Mineral Exploration -- The Concept of Mineral Exploration -- Regulatory Framework -- The Capital Markets and Securities Regulatory Framework -- Voluntary Frameworks -- Challenges and Conclusions -- Exploration Strategy of Mining Companies -- Strategic Alternatives for Exploration -- Focused Strategies -- Exploration Management and Sustainability -- Stages of the Exploration Process -- Mineral Exploration Players
Land Access to Mineral Exploration -- Environmental, Safety, and Health Issues -- Social Impact -- Exploration Management Essentials -- Reporting of Exploration Results -- Sustainability Frameworks for Minerals Exploration -- Acknowledgments -- Ore Resources Inventory Management -- Terrain Models and Digital Models -- Definitions and Classifications of Resources and Reserves -- Estimating Resources from Block Models -- International Standards for Ore Resource Reporting -- Sustainable Management Considerations -- Notes -- CHAPTER 8: Managing Project Feasibility and Construction -- Introduction -- Mining Project Feasibility and Construction: An Overview -- Scoping Studies Through Feasibilities -- Organizing and Managing a Feasibility Report -- Feasibility Reports -- How Is a Project Evaluated? -- Construction Stage of a Project -- Conclusion -- MINING PROJECT MANAGEMENT: THE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE -- Permitting, Legal Frameworks, and International Standards -- Management of Environmental Risks -- Management of Social Risks and Benefits of Mining -- Social License: A Business Perspective -- Other Key Project Stakeholders: Employees and Contractors -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Project Management and Stakeholders -- Project Background -- Stakeholders -- Administrative Licenses -- Access to Land and Public Resources -- Social License -- Role of the External Affairs Department -- Managing Communications and Reporting -- Conclusions -- Project Feasibility Evaluation: New Trends -- Feasibility Decision and Sustainability -- State of the Art in Feasibility Evaluation -- How Does Real Options Differ from Net Present Value Analysis? -- What Biases Arise with Traditional NPV Analysis? -- What Can Real Options Analysis Be Used For? -- What Are the Next Steps in Project Evaluation? -- Case Study: Las Cruces Aquifer Protection System
Drainage Reinjection System -- Consultation Process -- Performance Targets -- Staff -- Risk Management -- Closure -- Sustainability -- Notes -- CHAPTER 9: Mine Planning and Production Management -- Introduction -- Mine Planning and Grade Control -- Long-Term Planning -- Short-Term Planning -- Ore Grade Control Function -- Definition of Cut-off Grade -- Use of Information Systems and Mine Planning Software -- Sustainable Management Issues -- Acknowledgments -- Rock Fragmentation by Blasting -- Economics of Rock Fragmentation -- Sustainable Management Issues -- Blasting in Populated Areas: A Case Study of La Araña Cement Quarry -- Acknowledgments -- LOADING AND HAULING -- Equipment Selection Procedure -- Important Factors That Affect the Productivity of Hauling and Loading Equipment -- Equipment Selection Criteria -- Equipment Selection Procedure -- Basic Steps in Selection Process -- Sustainable Management Considerations -- Ground Control -- Role of Ground Control in Mining -- Economic Consequences of Instability -- Modes of Failure -- Important Factors in the Design of Ground Control Systems -- Planning the Ground Control Program -- Ground Control and Sustainability -- Mineral Processing -- Mineral Processing Principles -- Sustainable Management Issues -- Leaching -- Considerations/Characteristics -- Sustainable Management Issues -- Mined Rock and Tailings Management -- Site Selection -- Mined Rock Management -- Tailings Management -- Reclamation and Closure -- Considerations/Characteristics -- Sustainable Management Issues -- Maintenance Management -- Industrial Maintenance Concept -- Equipment Maintenance Strategy -- Maintenance Policy -- Sustainable Management Strategies: The Reliability-Centered Maintenance Process -- Analysis of Failure Modes of Complex Systems -- Failure Modeling -- Conclusions
The pressure is on to enhance corporate reputations, achieve higher operational efficiency, improve planning and control, gain access to mineral resources, build trust with stakeholders, attract financing, recruit and retain a quality workforce, and lower costs. Sustainable Management of Mining Operations provides a holistic, practical approach to achieving these goals. The key, say the authors, is to create a culture within the organization that recognizes the value of sustainability by effectively integrating economic, environ­mental, and social considerations. Each section of this book focuses on sustainable management from a different perspective, management level, or stage of the mine life cycle. You'll benefit from real-life, practical insights from 27 internationally respected authors whose job titles have encompassed everything from CEO to master mechanic
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Botin, J.A. Sustainable Management of Mining Operations Littleton : SME,c2009 9780873352673
主題 Mineral industries -- Management.;Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects.;Sustainable development
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