Essays about: "Coal Mine."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Coal Mine..

  1. 1. Managing Risk during Rapid Completion Projects A case study in remediation of a Svalbard settlement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kaisa Nordlund; Elliot Moran; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Project Management; Remediation; Risk Management; Environmental Conservation; Svalbard; Coal Mine.;

    Abstract : Background and Problem statement: In the High Arctic on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, it was decided in 2016 to shut down the mining settlement called Svea, since coal prices had dropped, and it was no longer profitable to keep the settlement running. In order to discontinue operations there, the company that runs and owns the settlement, Store Norske Kullkompani Spitsbergen (SNSK), was required to comply with the Svalbard Environmental Protection Act (NO 79. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coal Mine Closures, Climate Change Scepticism and Elections: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Mining Employment Shocks on U.S. Elections

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ross Murdoch; [2020]
    Keywords : Mining; Unemployment; Climate Change; Political Science; Elections;

    Abstract : Averting the worst effects of climate change requires large reductions in coal mining employment. The political impacts of coal mine closures have not been quantitatively studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mineralogical and Geochemical Study of Acid Mine Drainage from 100 Years of Coal Mining in Svalbard (78° N)

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Andreas Rehn; [2020]
    Keywords : Acid rock drainage; Acid mine drainage; coal mine waste; Pyrite; Arctic; Svalbard; Spitzbergen;

    Abstract : Waste rock piles from coal mining of tertiary bituminous coal in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, show sulfide oxidation and subsequent acid mine drainage (AMD) production. The aim was to establish deeper understanding of AMD prediction based on Mineralogy and Geochemistry of coal and AMD samples. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disciplining coal resistance : the dynamics of violence and power in disciplining the resistance against the Hambach coal mine in Germany

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Vera Schumann; [2019]
    Keywords : resistance; disciplining dissent; violence; Galtung; power; climate justice;

    Abstract : With climate change being one of the biggest challenges our society is faced with, resistance against fossil fuel companies is on the rise. One such example is the resistance against the Hambach coal mine close to Cologne in Western Germany which is the world’s largest opencast lignite mine. READ MORE

  5. 5. A prologue to the post coal-mining era

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Lisa Jonas; [2019]
    Keywords : surface coal mine; land art; soil; water; vegetation; excavator; reinforced embankment; spiral; meander; pier; lake; landscape architecture; remediation; reclamation;

    Abstract : The surface mine Hambach is located in the west of Germany, close to Cologne and was founded in 1978 from the electric company RWE to dig up brown coal and produce electricity. The mine measures a surface of 8.500ha and a depth of 470 m and was planned to be operated until 2045. READ MORE