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Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Mining

  • 1st Edition - January 14, 2021
  • Authors: Shahjadi Hisan Farjana, M. A. Parvez Mahmud, Nazmul Huda
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 4 5 1 - 1
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 4 5 2 - 8

Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Mining addresses sustainable mining issues based on life cycle assessment, providing a thorough guide to implementing LCAs using sustainab… Read more

Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Mining

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Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Mining addresses sustainable mining issues based on life cycle assessment, providing a thorough guide to implementing LCAs using sustainability metrics. The book details current research on LCA methodologies related to mining, their outcomes, and how to relate sustainable mining concepts in a circular economy. It is an in-depth, foundational reference for developing ideas for technological advancement through designing reduced-emission mining equipment or processes. It includes literature reviews and theoretical concepts of life cycle assessments applied in mining industries, sustainability metrics and problems related to mining and mineral processing industries identified by the life cycle assessment results.

This book will aid researchers, students and academics in the field of environmental science, mining engineering and sustainability to see LCA technology outcomes which would be useful for the future development of environmentally-friendly mining processes.