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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2016/B12/S03.092

RAILWAY TRANSPORT AS AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MINING

E. Berisha
Wednesday 7 September 2016 by Libadmin2016

References: 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2016, www.sgem.org, SGEM2016 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-56-8 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 28 - July 6, 2016, Book1 Vol. 2, 705-710 pp

ABSTRACT
Kosovo is rich with various mineral substances which means and the various mines. The aim of this paper is to clarify in short and long term railway transport needs and routes of mining industry in Kosovo. So it becomes even more important when considering the contribution of the mining activity in the society, as it provided the essential materials and was the source of all raw materials
Research methods that are used in this paper are, gathering as much as it is possible information that is related to rail transport in the sense of new technological developments, analyzing and comparing them always in connection to the mining sector.
The results expected from this work is evaluation of the capability and challenges of the existing transport network to meet the transport demand now and in the future always taken into account the relations between mining sector and rail transport.
Based on the obtained results the paper will show in detail the current state of rail transportation in Kosovo and the perspective of development, where the mining sector has its benefits for a mining sustainable development economy.

Keywords: 1. Railway, 2. Transport, 3. Mining sector, 4. Raw materials