An ex ante evaluation of the sustainable development in the copper mining and smelting area Bor
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In the paper a short evaluation of the consequences of restructuring and privatisation in copper minning and smelting area Bor (Eastern Serbia) is presented, from the standpoint of sustainable development. The practice of a more rigorous and systematic ex ante evaluation of possible future development scenarios is at its very beginning, implying that more research is needed, to apply of various evaluation methods, and to cover all relevant socioeconomic and environmental aspects. Here a preliminary analysis of the development potential and limits has been undertaken, combining a elements of a SWOT analysis, Territorial Impact Analysis and Strategic Spatial Impact Evaluation.
Keywords:restructuring and privatisation in copper sector / copper minning and smelting area Bor / SWOT analysis / TIA- Territorial Impact Assessment / strategic spatial impact evaluation
Source:Water, air and land: sustainability issues in mineral and metal extraction (WALSIM) - Proceedings of 47th Conference of Metallurgists, August 24-27, 2008, 2008, 433-444
- Montreal : Metallurgical society of the Canadian Institute of mining, metallurgy and petroleum