SEIA

SEIA

Volume I - Simandou Mine

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Table of Contents

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Abbreviations and Glossary

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Non Technical Summary

Chapter

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 1: Introduction

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 2: The Simandou Mine (Project Description)

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 3: Alternatives

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 4: Scoping and Stakeholder Engagement

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 5: Geology, Soils and Mineral Waste

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 6: Water Environment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 7: Noise and Vibration

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 8: Air Quality

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 9: Local Climate

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 10: Greenhouse Gas Assessment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 11: Resource and Non-Mineral Waste Management

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 12: Biodiversity

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 13: Cultural Heritage

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 14: Landscape

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 15: Socio-Economic and Community Baseline

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 16: National Economy

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 17: Employment and Economic Development

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 18: In-Migration

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 19: Land Use and Land-Based Livelihoods

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 20: Social Structures and Community Life

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 21: Community Health, Safety and Security

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 22: Labour and Working Conditions

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 23: Ecosystem Services

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 24: Human Rights

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 25: Mine Closure

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 26: Managing Social and Environmental Impacts

Annex

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1A: The SEIA Team

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1B: SEIA Terms of Reference

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1C: Legislation, Standards and Administrative Framework

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1D: "The way we work" - Rio Tinto's Global Code of Business Conduct

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1E: List of Baseline Studies

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1F: Simandou Project Stakeholder Engagement Plan

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1G: Simandou Project Grievance Procedure

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 4A: Simandou Project Stakeholder Engagement Report

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 5A: Summary of Erosion and Geochemical Studies

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 6A: Surface Water Assessment - Supporting Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 6B: Groundwater Assessment - Supporting Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 7A: Noise and Vibration Glossary

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 7B: Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment Criteria and Methodology

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 7C: Noise Design Assumptions and Source Data

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 8A: Air Quality Assessment - Supporting Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 9A: Local Climate Baseline

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 9B: Local Climate - Model Validation

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12A: Mine Biodiversity Study Area Species Lists

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12B: Biodiversity Photograph Credits

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12C: Known Records and Potential Distribution of High Value Species in the Pic de Fon Classified Forest

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12D: Descriptions of Medium Value Species that have been assessed by IUCN as Vulnerable

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12E: West African Chimpanzee - Supplementary Baseline and Impact Assessment Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13A: Description of Simandou Archaeological Potential Model

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13B: Maps of Archaeological Potential and Known Cultural Heritage Sites in the Mine Area

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13C: Cultural Context for West Africa and Guinea

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13D: Inventory of Known Cultural Heritage Sites in Mine Study Area

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13E: Simandou Project Cultural Heritage Management Plan

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 14A: Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Photomontages

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 21A: Community, Health, Safety and Security - Baseline Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 22A: Labour and Working Conditions - Règlement Intérieur

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 22B: Labour and Working Conditions - In-country visit interviews

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 22C: Summary of Legislation and Standards Relevant to Labour and Working Conditions

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 23A: Ecosystem Services Screened Out of the Impact Assessment

Volume II - Simandou Rail

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Table of Contents

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Abbreviations and Glossary

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Non Technical Summary

Chapters

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 1: Introduction

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 2: The Simandou Railway (Project Description)

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 3: Alternatives

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 4: Scoping and Stakeholder Engagement

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 5: Geology, Soils and Mineral Waste

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 6: Water Environment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 7: Noise and Vibration

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 8: Air Quality

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 9: Greenhouse Gas Assessment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 10: Resource and Non-Mineral Waste Management

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 11: Biodiversity

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 12: Cultural Heritage

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 13: Landscape

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 14: Socio-Economic and Community Baseline

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 15: National Economy

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 16: Employment and Economic Development

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 17: In-Migration

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 18: Land Use and Land-Based Livelihoods

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 19: Social Structures and Community Life

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 20: Community Health, Safety and Security

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 21: Labour and Working Conditions

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 22: Ecosystem Services

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 23: Human Rights

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 24: Managing Social and Environmental Impacts

Annex

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1A: The SEIA Team

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1B: SEIA Terms of Reference

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1C: Legislation, Standards and Administrative Framework

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1D: "The way we work" - Rio Tinto's Global Code of Business Conduct

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1E: List of Baseline Studies

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1F: Simandou Project Stakeholder Engagement Plan

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1G: Simandou Project Grievance Procedure

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 4A: Simandou Project Stakeholder Engagement Report

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 7A: Noise and Vibration Glossary

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 7B: Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment Criteria and Methodology

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 7C: Noise Design Assumptions and Source Data

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 8A: Air Quality Assessment - Supporting Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 11A: Railway Biodiversity Study Area Preliminary Species List

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 11B: Biodiversity Photograph Credits

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 11C: Descriptions of Medium Value Species

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 11D: Results of Bushmeat Market Surveys

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12A: Description of Simandou Archaeological Potential Model

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12B: Maps of Archaeological Potential and Known Cultural Heritage Sites in the Rail Area

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12C: Cultural Context for West Africa and Guinea

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12D: Inventory of Known Cultural Heritage Sites in the Railway Study Area

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12E: Simandou Project Cultural Heritage Management Plan

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 20A: Community Health, Safety and Security - Baseline Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 21A: Labour and Working Conditions - Règlement Intérieur

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 21B: Labour and Working Conditions - In-country visit interviews

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 21C: Summary of Legislation and Standards Relevant to Labour and Working Conditions

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 22A: Ecosystem Services Screened Out of the Impact Assessment

Volume III - Simandou Port

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Table of Contents

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Abbreviations and Glossary

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Non Technical Summary

Chapter

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 1: Introduction

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 2: The Simandou Port (Project Description)

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 3: Alternatives

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 4: Scoping and Stakeholder Engagement

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 5: Geology, Soils and Mineral Waste

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 6: Water Environment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 7: Marine and Littoral Physical Environment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 8: Noise and Vibration

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 10: Greenhouse Gas Assessment

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 11: Resource and Non-Mineral Waste Management

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 12: Terrestrial Biodiversity

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 13: Marine and Littoral Biodiversity

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 14: Cultural Heritage

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 15: Landscape

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 16: Socio-Economic and Community Baseline

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 17: National Economy

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 18: Employment and Economic Development

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 19: In-Migration

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 20: Land Use and Livelihoods

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 21: Social Structures and Community Life

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 22: Community Health, Safety and Security

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 23: Labour and Working Conditions

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 24: Ecosystem Services

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 25: Human Rights

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Chapter 26: Managing Social and Environmental Impacts

Annex

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1A: The SEIA Team

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1B: SEIA Terms of Reference

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1C: Legislation, Standards and Administrative Framework

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1D: "The way we work" - Rio Tinto's Global Code of Business Conduct

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1E: List of Baseline Studies

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1F: Simandou Project Stakeholder Engagement Plan

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 1G: Simandou Project Grievance Procedure

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 4A: Simandou Project Stakeholder Engagement Report

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 8A: Noise and Vibration Glossary

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 8B: Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment Criteria and Methodology

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 8C: Noise Design Assumptions and Source Data

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 9A: Air Quality Assessment - Supporting Information

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12A: Port Biodiversity Study Area Preliminary Species List

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 12B: Biodiversity Photograph Credits

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13A: Port Study Area Preliminary Marine Species List

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 13B: Port Study Area Underwater Noise Scoping Report

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 14A: Description of Simandou Archaeological Potential Model

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 14B: Maps of Archaeological Potential and Known Sites

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 14C: Cultural Context for West Africa and Guinea

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 14D: Inventory of Known Cultural Heritage Sites in the Port Area

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 14E: Simandou Project Cultural Heritage Management Plan

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 23A: Labour and Working Conditions - Règlement Intérieur

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 23B: Labour and Working Conditions - In-Country Visit Interviews

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 23C: Summary of Legislation and Standards Relevant to Labour and Working Conditions

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Annex 24A: Ecosystems Services Screened Out of the Impact Assessment

Associated documentation - Resettlement

Resettlement Action Plan for the Pioneering Marine Offloading Facility (PMOF) and Borrow Pit 33

 

Supporting Documentation

2016 Implementation Status Project Environment and Social Action Plan

2016 Early Works Environment and Social Action Plan Implementation Status

2016 Simandou IMG Audit

2014 Simandou IMG Audit

Simandou Mine

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Volume A - project framework

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Volume E - Summary and conclusion

Simandou Rail

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Amphibians and reptiles

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Biodiversity context

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Birds

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Bushmeat baseline

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Freshwater fish

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Health scoping study

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Socio-economic baseline - Questionnaire Results - Kabak to Ourékaba

Simandou Port

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Birds - Kabak

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Crocodiles - Genetic analysis

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Entomological assessment - Kabak

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Fishing communities - Kabak

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Fishing survey- Morebaya

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Health baseline

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Sediment characterization and dynamics - Forecariah

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Sediment characterization and dynamics - Morebaya

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Socio-economic , fishing communities and traffic surveys - Kakossa

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Socio-economic baseline - Kabak and MOF

Social and Environmental Impact Assessments - Surface water quality baseline (offshore and rivers)