Managing the social impacts of mining

THE rapid growth in mining activities, changing demographics, social and workforce arrangements, and increasing community concerns about any potential negative impacts have led to an increased focus on the pressures of mining developments.

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The impacts of FIFO and accommodation in towns near new mining projects has to be considered.

Key aspects of the focus have been attention on housing and labour force issues, as these represent major areas where social and economic pressures are shifted to other sectors of the economy.