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LUND UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL MASTER’S PROGRAMME IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE An Assessment of the Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of the Mining Industry A Case Study of Copper Mining in Zambia AUTHOR: SUPERVISOR:

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Case Study:Copper mining in Zambia - Free

The copper deposits occur in an axial belt which stretches from Zambia into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The copper ore occurs in seams of varying depths and the seams are gently folded in places. Both open cast and shaft mining methods are used in the extraction of copper. Labour supply. There is a large amount of migrant labour of ...

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Copper mining in Zambia - ETH Z

Copper mining in Zambia † page 2 Paper 165 † July 2008 However, its performance declined from the mid-1970s and by the end of the 1980s copper mining was no longer the ‘golden cow’ which had been the engine of the country’s industrial and social development.

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Case Study - Mining in Zambia

Case Study - Mining in Zambia In February 2012, the Government of Zambia announced an audit of mining companies operating in that country, believing it was owed up to a $1 billion in unpaid taxes. According to Christian Aid more than half of the copper

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(PDF) Copper mining in Zambia - history and future

The Zambian copper mining industry as we know it today had its genesis in the 1920s. ... This paper investigates the effect of immigration on trade flows using Zambia as a case study.

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Assessment of water pollution arising from copper

Mudenda L. Assessment of water pollution arising from copper mining in Zambia: a case study of Munkulungwe stream in Ndola, Copperbelt province. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment ,Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research, 2018

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Impacts of mining on land use- a case (study) of Luanshya ...

University of Cape Town. IMPACTS OF MINING ON LAND USE- A CASE (STUDY) OF LUANSHYA DISTRICT, ZAMBIA. By: Kabang’u Grace Sakuwaha Student ID: SKWKAB002 A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Philosophy Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment University of Cape Town

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(PDF) Nationalization and Mining: Lessons from,

Until 2012, Zambia was the largest copper producer in Africa, but it has since been overtaken by the DRC. Zambian mining policy has travelled the path from assets being held by privately owned ...

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A Study on the Socio-Economic Impact of Mining

Kangwa, P. K. (2008). An Assessment of the Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of the Mining Industry: A Case Study of Copper Mining in Zambia. Dissertation, LUND University, Social and Economic Geography. Kitula, A. G. (2006). The Environmental and Socioeconomic Impacts of Mining on Local Livelihoods in. Tanzania: A Case Study of Geita ...

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Copper Mining Agreements in Zambia:

27-04-2012  Poverty levels in Zambia are historically associated with development in the mining sector. As long as the sector was performing well and enjoying high international prices for copper, the revenues to government were high and the government could afford the provision of, for example, public health. It is however paradoxical that in the current upturn of commodity prices, the Zambian government ...

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Lungu’s largesse - Zambia was already a case

02-05-2020  Zambia has picked a strange time for a spasm of resource nationalism. Mining firms, and thus taxes and royalties, have been hit by the collapse in global demand. The price of copper

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Impacts of mining on land use - A case (study) of

Copper mining is the main driver of Zambia’s economic growth and development and plays a significant role in the global supply of materials for electrical, ... "Impacts of mining on land use - A case (study) of Luanshya district, Zambia."., University of Cape Town ,Engineering and the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering, ...

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Putting privatisation into practice: the case of

This paper examines the privatisation of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM) between 1992 and 2000. It argues that the capacity of the Zambian government to determine the answers to these questions was constrained by a number of factors, of which the most important were the strategies pursued by potential purchasers, the demands of donors and the financial weakness of ZCCM itself.

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Copper Mining Agreements in Zambia:

Poverty levels in Zambia are historically associated with development in the mining sector. As long as the sector was performing well and enjoying high international prices for copper, the revenues to government were high and the government could afford the provision of, for example, public health. It is however paradoxical that in the current upturn of commodity prices, the Zambian government ...

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(PDF) Nationalization and Mining: Lessons from,

Until 2012, Zambia was the largest copper producer in Africa, but it has since been overtaken by the DRC. Zambian mining policy has travelled the path from assets being held by privately owned ...

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The Gender Implications of Transformations in the

Copper mining occupies a central place in the Copperbelt of Zambia, permeating every aspect of life—the social, economic and political. Any major change in the copper value chain and in the operation of the copper mining companies located in the province can thus affect the Copperbelt community in a significant way, impacting men and women differently.

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Occupational injuries and fatalities in copper

Abstract. Background The metal mining industry employs ∼15% of formally employed workers in Zambia, but there is little information about the magnitude of occupational injuries among the miners.. Aims To determine the frequency rates of occupational injuries and fatalities among copper miners in Zambia.. Methods A retrospective study of occupational injuries and fatalities at one of the ...

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Swiss-based Commodity Trade and Life in a New

Zambian copper does not figure in Swiss import statistics, ... Having conducted 18 months of ethnographic field research in new mining towns in Zambia, ... We use Zambia as a case study; ...

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Transparency on greenhouse gas emissions from

03-02-2020  Direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions from mining for green technologies need to be accurately and transparently accounted for, as highlighted by a case study of Chilean copper mining.

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MIDWEST COPPER MINING - Anh LE - MIDWEST

MIDWEST COPPER MINING ASSIGNMENT 2 Define The Problems Based on the case of Midwest Copper Mining during volatile Times, Midwest Copper Mining (MCM) is known as a copper company located in Northeastern Minnesota in the town of Kopparstad (Midwest Copper Mining, 2016). MCM has been presented its low-price offers to co-location customers and has the best crew of engineers.

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Swiss extractivism: Switzerland role in Zambia s copper ...

Our case study is restricted in focus: we analyse the role of Swiss companies in Zambia’s copper sector. We concentrate on one commodity and one pair of countries, and we only include activities downstream of mining that take place in Southern Africa. Zambia, currently the world’s th largest producer of copper, is highly dependent on mining.

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The Resource Curse on a Micro Level - Lu

Lund University STVK 12 Department of Political Science ... and Zambia, a major producer of copper. Nonetheless, in the last decade, ... fill in the gap of the resource curse thesis by providing a case study of Malawi’s mining sector and the effects on local residents. Therefore, ...

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Mining Legislation and Mineral Development in Zambia

18. In 1965, copper accounted for 60% of Zambia's revenues. On the average, for the period from 1964 to 1975, mining accounted for 45% of Zambia's revenues. Id. at 188. 19. Id. 20. As of 1976, 64,580 of Zambia's 368,470 wage earners were employed in the mining industry. ZAMBIA: A COUNTRY STUDY, supra note 14, at 255 app. (based on information

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Swiss extractivism: Switzerland's role in

24-07-2019  Taking Zambian copper as a case study, we show how important Swiss companies have become in the global commodities trade and the services it depends on. While big Swiss trading firms such as Glencore and Trafigura have generated increasing scholarly and public interest, a multitude of Swiss companies is involved in logistics and transport of Zambian copper.

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Nationalization and Mining: Lessons from

copper production to 400 000 t in 2004, just over half of the historical peak tonnage. In 2009, Zambian copper production amounted to 405 000 t (USGS7, 2009). Mining is a high risk, capital intensive industry that requires access to large numbers of highly skilled people, most of whom are motivated by personal gain. There are very

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Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in

Victoria University Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in Zambia: A case study of Barrick Gold Mine ... There has been a disillusionment among people of the original Copperbelt who experienced cycles of boom when the copper prices and production are high and bust when the copper prices and production were low.

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Chinoiresie Fighting the Race to the Bottom:

Following the widespread privatisation of the Zambian copper mining sector in the 1990s, several state-owned companies from China began to invest in the country. This development has not been without controversy. Some Chinese mining companies have been accused of maintaining lax safety standards, paying low wages to local employees, and of physically abusing their workers.

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Investors rattled by takeover of Zambian

Zambia has stoked fears among businesses about the rule of law after the government oversaw the placement of a mining operation operated by India’s Vedanta into administration with plans to sell it.

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Metal mining and birth defects: a case-control

To our knowledge, this is the first study of the effects of mining-related pollution on newborns in sub-Saharan Africa. Paternal occupational mining exposure was the factor most strongly associated with birth defects. Because neither Mn nor Zn are mined in Lubumbashi, the mechanism of the association between their increased prenatal concentrations and birth defects is unclear.

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MIDWEST COPPER MINING - Anh LE - MIDWEST

MIDWEST COPPER MINING ASSIGNMENT 2 Define The Problems Based on the case of Midwest Copper Mining during volatile Times, Midwest Copper Mining (MCM) is known as a copper company located in Northeastern Minnesota in the town of Kopparstad (Midwest Copper Mining, 2016). MCM has been presented its low-price offers to co-location customers and has the best crew of engineers.

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Swiss extractivism: Switzerland role in Zambia s copper ...

Our case study is restricted in focus: we analyse the role of Swiss companies in Zambia’s copper sector. We concentrate on one commodity and one pair of countries, and we only include activities downstream of mining that take place in Southern Africa. Zambia, currently the world’s th largest producer of copper, is highly dependent on mining.

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Swiss extractivism: Switzerland's role in

24-07-2019  Taking Zambian copper as a case study, we show how important Swiss companies have become in the global commodities trade and the services it depends on. While big Swiss trading firms such as Glencore and Trafigura have generated increasing scholarly and public interest, a multitude of Swiss companies is involved in logistics and transport of Zambian copper.

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The Resource Curse on a Micro Level - Lu

Lund University STVK 12 Department of Political Science ... and Zambia, a major producer of copper. Nonetheless, in the last decade, ... fill in the gap of the resource curse thesis by providing a case study of Malawi’s mining sector and the effects on local residents. Therefore, ...

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Investigation of Rockburst in Deep Underground

"Investigation of Rockburst in Deep Underground Mines, a Case Study of Mufulira Mine, Copperbelt, Zambia." Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, New York City, New York, June 2019.

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Daniel Limpitlaw University of the

Abstract - Copper has been exploited in Zambia for much of this century. As population pressure on the natural resource base in the Copperbelt has increased, environmental impacts arising from mining and other industries have become less acceptable. An assessment of environmental impacts must measure changes in natural resources.

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Stakeholder Influence in Promoting ... - Walden University

this qualitative multiple case study, which was based on stakeholder theory, was to explore stakeholders’ perspectives on the implementation of environmental policies and mining operations in Zambia. Data collection involved semistructured interviews with a purposeful sample of 24 research participants from a copper mining company operating

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Political settlements, the mining industry and

01-01-2019  In the 1980s, Zambia became a case study for corruption and ‘spoils politics’ (Szeftel, 1982) and more recently elections have centred on mining taxation. As the economy was liberalised, opportunities for rents (such as through parastatals) have reduced, increasing the importance of controlling tax revenues distribution ( Hinfelaar and Achberger, 2017 ).

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The Alteration Mechanism of Copper-bearing

The XRF, XRD, polarizing microscopy and SEM-EDS were used to study the alteration mechanism of copper-bearing biotite and the leachable property of copper-bearing minerals in Mulyashy Copper Mine ...

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Investors rattled by takeover of Zambian

Zambia has stoked fears among businesses about the rule of law after the government oversaw the placement of a mining operation operated by India’s Vedanta into administration with plans to sell it.

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Metal mining and birth defects: a case-control

To our knowledge, this is the first study of the effects of mining-related pollution on newborns in sub-Saharan Africa. Paternal occupational mining exposure was the factor most strongly associated with birth defects. Because neither Mn nor Zn are mined in Lubumbashi, the mechanism of the association between their increased prenatal concentrations and birth defects is unclear.

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