Sustainability assessment methods for developing advanced mining technologies Julia Gulevitš , Julia Šommet, Sergei Sabanov, Irena Milaševski, Viktor Beldjaev, Viktoria Bashkite, Karin Robam Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Mining
Sustainable Development Sustainable development is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for future generations
Sustainability assessment methods allows defining hazardous influences on environment, society and economic dimensions, and helps quickly, conveniently and qualitatively solve, operate, find optimum variants for existing problems and optimize usage of mineral resources.
This study contributes for saving mineral resources, improvement of mining safety, reusing of oil shale production wastes in accordance with preserving environment for future generations.
The results will be useful in country’s development plans, mining designs and in teaching and scientific work.