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ArticleName Geodynamic safety management toward sustainable development of Severouralsk Bauxite Mine
DOI 10.17580/gzh.2021.01.14
ArticleAuthor Sidorov D. V., Ponomarenko T. V., Kosukhin N. I.

Saint-Petersburg Mining University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia:

D. V. Sidorov, Professor, Doctor of Engineering Sciences,
T. V. Ponomarenko, Professor, Doctor of Economic Sciences


Hexagon Geosystems RUS, Saint-Petersburg, Russia:

N. I. Kosukhin, Candidate of Engineering Sciences


The key trend in the aluminum sector sustainability is efficient replenishment of mineral resources and reserves at preservation of mining safety and environmental standards. The production framework for the sustainable development is mineral processing feedstock and effective and balanced processing. The economic condition for the sustainable development of mining-and-metallurgical holdings is efficient technical-and-economic Value Added Chains. The social factors of the sustainable development are safety of operation and competitive salary, as well as favorable effect on social modernization in the mining business territory. The ecological factors of the aluminum sector sustainability are minimized air emissions and efficient mining waste management. Complex geological, geomechanical and geodynamic conditions in Severouralsk bauxite fields govern the engineering decision-making difficulty, including production safety. The methods to determine parameters of hazardous zone are justified, and the results of destressing drilling toward rockburst hazard reduction at different depths of mining are presented. It is shown that material expenses connected with production safety increase, and inclusion of these expenses in tax deduction from the mineral tax is validated. This approach converts fiscal policy of the mineral taxation into renting, and represents a component of the sustainable development of a mining-and-metallurgical holding, the sector and the national economy.
The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports of Mongolia, Project No. 19-510-44013\19.

keywords Mining and metallurgical company, sustainable development, geodynamic safety, rockburst hazard, production safety, fiscal regulation

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