The negative impact of coal mining company on health, environment, climate change, economic sustainability and macroeconomic

Rofikoh Rokhim, Wardatul Adawiyah, Ruri Eka Fauziah Nasution

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Abstract

This paper aims to analyze the impact of mining company on financial measurement through Economic Value Added (EVA) and non financial measurement (i.e. Health, environment, climate change, economic sustainability, and macroeconomic variables). This study uses qualitative and quantitative analysis method. Result from this study shows that coal mining does not provided added value to the economy, moreover it also has negative impact on environment by contributing largest carbon dioxide emission. In addition, to open new sites for coal mining, coal miners must do deforestation. In terms of health impact, this study find that local people who live near the coal mining site are exposed to health problem. Furthermore, there is also potential conflict with local people. Coal mining also has negative impact on trade balance, exchange rate, and the growth of other sector, particularly when the commodity prices decrease.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01004
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Volume74
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2018
Event2018 International Conference Series on Life Cycle Assessment: Life Cycle Assessment as A Metric to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals, ICSoLCA 2018 - Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Oct 201825 Oct 2018

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