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The Social License to Operate in the Latin American Mining Sector: The Cases of Bajo De La Alumbrera and Michiquillay

Alejandro Zamprile, Alberto Ariel Llorente
2009 Social Science Research Network  
country's government and almost nothing to the affected communities-and the social and environmental damages that mining operations reputedly afflict to both surrounding communities and the natural environment  ...  From 2003 through 2008, metals and industrial minerals international market prices showed a steep growth; that trend fueled governmental eagerness to capture new FDIs.  ...  economic attitude towards FDIs in general and towards the mining sector in particular.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1488624 fatcat:5zogyo446vhz3k73f22v2oga2u

Exploring the link between employer needs, employability and postgraduate module design in a contemporary mining education framework

Benedikt Steiner, Hannah S.R. Hughes
2020 Zenodo  
needs, graduate skill sets, and postgraduate module design in mining education.  ...  Lower metal prices since 2013 and the current global COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in reduced industry workforce numbers and started a discussion and review of the link between employer and workforce  ...  The ability to use proprietary and/ or pre-competitive governmental 'big data' , often provided by geological surveys or data interpretation challenges (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4311701 fatcat:flblu3kxqjgbhexvnpyj2p77eq

In the name of security: Governmentality apparatus in a multilingual mine in Arctic Finland

Maiju Strömmer
2021 Journal of Sociolinguistics  
In this study, the nexus of language, security, and production in mining work is analyzed by applying the Foucauldian concept of 'governmentality'.  ...  The data comprise ethnographic observations, work-related documents, and interviews collected onsite in 2018-2019.  ...  Furthermore, this article has benefitted greatly from discussions with Kori Allan, Ingrid de Saint-Georges, and Luisa Martín Rojo.  ... 
doi:10.1111/josl.12458 fatcat:a3sr4efvk5fgteghvnpkpows4q

Public Sector Information and Open Government Data

Mohammad Adly Talaat
2016 JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy & Open Government  
This paper tackles the distinguished case studies of some countries in the domains of Public Sector Information (PSI) and Open Government Data (OGD), and demonstrates the current situation of Egypt related  ...  The paper shows as well why the OGD is needed and its benefits on the political, economic, social, and international readiness axes  ...  The Egyptian Government Portal This portal is linked to most of the Egyptian ministries portals and it announces the Open Data initiative through the following message "The purpose of Egyptian Open Data  ... 
doi:10.29379/jedem.v8i1.395 fatcat:2av6tzmezfbihnx3ktr4wgztlq

Public Sector Information and Open Government Data

Mohammad Adly Talaat
2016 Journal of Systems Integration  
This paper tackles the distinguished case studies of some countries in the domains of Public Sector Information (PSI) and Open Government Data (OGD), and demonstrates the current situation of Egypt related  ...  The paper shows as well why the OGD is needed and its benefits on the political, economic, social, and international readiness axes.  ...  The Egyptian Government Portal This portal is linked to most of the Egyptian ministries portals and it announces the Open Data initiative through the following message "The purpose of Egyptian Open Data  ... 
doi:10.20470/jsi.v7i2.252 fatcat:k5yjshk3lndf5mjjeiz67wgxxi

"Why Can't I Find It?" Mining Transparency in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo

2018 Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities  
Applying Immanuel Wallerstein's world-systems theory, I describe the economic rationale behind global involvement in the region's mining operations and identify potential power imbalances.  ...  , contributing to the longevity of mining practices and the livelihoods of local citizens.  ...  To round out the data, I accessed reports and primary data from non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations as well.  ... 
doi:10.17161/1808.26396 fatcat:ldjjn3c3tfd2zn6nmkurqypy24

GeoSpatial-Temporal Analytics to gain Insight from Linked Open Data

Margarete Donovang-Kuhlisch, Mike Small
2012 Science and Technology  
One outcome is increasing openness: organisations increasingly publish data and knowledge in open formats and open spaces and(others) provide tools to gain insight from this open and accessible data.  ...  Enhanced inter-agency and inter-company communication and collaboration has been defined as the capability to deliver information superiority when required to enable agile and informed decision making  ...  Linked Open Data(LOD) is defined as the "cloud" of freely accessible data defined and linked via these open standards.  ... 
doi:10.5923/j.scit.20120203.03 fatcat:tisvfbja7jgthk2e2e4tz5npkq

Social capital as "the missing link" in the growth process: implications for strategic orientation of businesses and sustainable regional development in a remote location

Bella Butler, David Pick, Kandy Dayaram
2009 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
economists and political scientists as "the missing link" in the economic growth and regional development (Iyer et al., 2005) .  ...  In a number of studies there is a positive link between social capital, acquired by individual actors (mainly, by top managers) from their personal, social, and economic networking relationships with suppliers  ... 
doaj:f2bc8fe3036e45e5bb028c8603436932 fatcat:25agyfklnjb6ljjwjt4qqqfaiy

Economic elites and new strategies for extractivism in Chile

Fernando Ignacio Leiva
2019 European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies  
Within the country's strategic copper mining sector, economic elites are begetting new political technologies that reshape state, economy, and society relations, to better anchor capitalist domination  ...  Co-created by transnational capital and centre-left epistemic communities, these novel forms of political domination illustrate a broad variety in the types of state-capital-Left relationships emerging  ...  The results illustrate how conflict between economic elites and local communities, duly intellectually processed by institutionalized non-governmental organizations and in this case, for-profit consulting  ... 
doi:10.32992/erlacs.10511 fatcat:z6pfrxt7ozgnjmdumgfnuijzza

Post-Mining—a Holistic Approach

Jürgen Kretschmann
2020 Mining Metallurgy & Exploration  
preservation and engineering to secure and reuse brownfields such as mine sites, and (4) economic transformation planning of mining regions to enable a prosper future for generations to come.  ...  Furthermore, we are synergizing increasingly with national and international networks in the interest of social, economic, and environmental stakeholders.  ...  Funding Information Open Access funding provided by Projekt DEAL.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42461-020-00265-y fatcat:exgyhkxxh5cd7lorlo56gh345u

Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research

I&S Monitor
2001 Information & Security An International Journal  
As a searchable clearinghouse, the ISN Links Library provides a high-quality online reference directory of all relevant international organizations, governmental and non-governmental bodies, research institutes  ...  Links Library The ISN Links Library provides an outstanding collection of annotated links in the fields of international relations and security.  ... 
doi:10.11610/isij.0710 fatcat:fpm6kz66xne4xiesqo2ovfb6tm

Driving factors of Deforestation in Indonesia: A case of Central Kalimantan

ELY SUSANTO, NANIK LESTARI, MAHARANI HAPSARI, KRISDIYATMIKO KRISDIYATMIKO
2018 Journal of Government and Politics  
Ampuh, TUK Jakarta, Greenpeace, SIEJ, SPKS, Sawit Watch, Forest Watch Indonesia, Mongabay, Institute Dayakologi, LINK-AR Borneo, WWF and Academia as informants.  ...  Data were collected by using interview and focus group discussions which involved about 27 informants representing 14 organizations leaders such as WALHI,AMAN, Save Our Borneo, Yayasan Bentang Borneo,  ...  We never compare between the data from the government, data from the RSPO, and our survey in the field, it's nothing syncronic. the community has never been shown Amdal (Environmental Impact Analysis),  ... 
doi:10.18196/jgp.9490 fatcat:yts5ymj5tvd4jmognbtbsjaf5e

Urban Big Data and the Development of City Intelligence

Yunhe Pan, Yun Tian, Xiaolong Liu, Dedao Gu, Gang Hua
2016 Engineering  
public services, and economic and industrial development.  ...  This study also points out the challenges of shaping and developing of China's urban big data.  ...  The authors would like to thank all experts from the above projects for their contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eng.2016.02.003 fatcat:4flszfeupjdmff2mh5jime3bse

Community caregivers' perspectives of community well-being in a mining community

Vicki Koen, Elizabeth Hermina Ryke, Martha Jacoba Watson, Elize Sonja Van Eeden
2017 Health SA Gesondheid: Journal of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences  
As part of data collection, participants answered a series of open-ended questions in a questionnaire and kept journals. Thematic analysis was used to analyze that data.  ...  As part of an integrative multidisciplinary research project, this study sought to explore aspects that affect community wellbeing in the informal Bekkersdal mining community in South Africa from the perspective  ...  An assessment of sources, pathways, mechanisms and risks of current and potential future pollution of water and sediments in gold-mining areas of the Wonderfonteinspruit catchment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.hsag.2017.05.002 fatcat:2xknkkgde5fchdqldgtwtdbxqe

Community caregivers' perspectives of community well-being in a mining community

Vicki Koen, Elizabeth Hermina Ryke, Martha Jacoba Watson, Elize Sonja Van Eeden
2017 Health SA Gesondheid: Journal of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences  
As part of data collection, participants answered a series of open-ended questions in a questionnaire and kept journals. Thematic analysis was used to analyze that data.  ...  As part of an integrative multidisciplinary research project, this study sought to explore aspects that affect community wellbeing in the informal Bekkersdal mining community in South Africa from the perspective  ...  An assessment of sources, pathways, mechanisms and risks of current and potential future pollution of water and sediments in gold-mining areas of the Wonderfonteinspruit catchment.  ... 
doi:10.4102/hsag.v22i0.1061 fatcat:qs43wknk2jb7xebewtqiv2kmhi
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