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Surface Mining Operations in Oil Sands : Establishing Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs).

Author: C Poveda; M Lipsett
Publisher: SOUTHAMPTON : WIT Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Governments and oil sands developers are turning towards increasing productivity with a more conscious sustainable development approach; a pre-selection of sustainable development indicators (SDIs) is required to assist further formal multi-criteria selection processes. This book presents an analysis of six different sources for pre-selecting SDIs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Poveda; M Lipsett
ISBN: 9781845649593 1845649591 9781306963886 1306963885
OCLC Number: 884015915
Description: 1 online resource (145 pages)
Contents: Cover; Surface Mining Operations in Oil Sands; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction: sustainable development indicators; 2. The surface mining process; 3. Environmental, economic, social impacts: oil sands, heavy oil, and surface mining projects; 4. Preselecting sustainable development indicators; 5. Preselection process methodology and indicators; 6. Sustainable development indicators description; 7. The Canadian oil sands: sustainable development indicators and the surface mining operations. 8. Measuring sustainability of the oil sands projects: introducing the WA-PA-SU project sustainability rating systemAppendix A: Definitions and acronyms; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W.

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