The Role of Benefits, Impacts and Community Trust in Predicting Mining Operational Acceptance in the Community

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Noven Surya Pratama
Usep Saipuddin


Mining activities are one of the activities that make a positive contribution to community life. However, in addition to making a positive contribution to mining activities, it also has a negative impact on society and the environment. This study was conducted to try to determine the role of benefits, impacts and community trust in influencing community acceptance of mining operations carried out by the company. This research will be carried out using questionnaires and conducting a question and answer directly to the people who live in the area around the mine. The population of this research is the entire community living around the mining area with a sample of about 210 community respondents living around the mining area in Lampung. The renewal of this study is that this study will add diversity and sample criteria compared to previous studies, such as people who live around the mine but also work in related mining companies, environmental activists, and civil servants who work in services that benefit from mining activities. company.


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Surya Pratama, N., Lindrianasari, & Saipuddin, U. (2019). The Role of Benefits, Impacts and Community Trust in Predicting Mining Operational Acceptance in the Community. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 7(12), 236-245.
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Lindrianasari, University of Lampung, Indonesia

Faculty of Economics and Business

Usep Saipuddin, University of Lampung, Indonesia

Faculty of Economics and Business,


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