Case study 9: The agro-processing industry: …

2006-11-30 · The traditional processing method of first pounding roasted nuts with a pestle and mortar then fine grinding on a stone mill is characterised by high labour input, low throughput (Mhazo et al., 2002) and is often viewed as unhygienic.

Illegal gold mining: Foreigners steal Nigeria''s wealth ...

2021-10-30 · Interestingly, Nigeria had a remarkable history in mining, starting with ore mining in 1902, gold in 1914 and coal in 1916, all of which contributed greatly to its development and industrialisation.

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF …

2017-3-24 · examining the socio-economic impact of mining on the livelihoods of amajuba district mining communities . sihlangu s. ngobese . 2015 . university of kwazulu-natal

The role of extractives in Africa''s inclusive green and ...

2021-10-12 · The impacts are multi-faceted and longer term than expected. ... Mozambique, Nigeria, Angola, ... like any other mining or developmental activity, the minerals driving the clean energy transition ...

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and ...

2018-8-1 · The key words used in the search were "social impacts mining" in the timeframe 2000–2017. We complemented this with thematic searches, in which other keywords were added to the original anchor title: econom*, employment, environment*, health, safety, human rights, land use, demograph*, and migration. From the results, we selected the most ...

BITUMEN IN NIGERIA

2019-9-17 · mining and (3) in-situ extraction (see Figure 2). The depth of bitumen below the surface determines which extraction type is possible. Both in-situ and large-scale surface mining operations are most Nigeria''s bitumen, also known as oil sands, has not yet been exploited, but is a potential source of future revenue for Nigeria.

Mining Comparative Guide

2021-1-19 · limestone, marble, sand, clay, aggregates (mined at Figuil). 2.3 Are any minerals deemed strategic and, if so, what impact does this have? All of the minerals listed in question 2.2 deemed strategic. 2.4 Who are the key players in the mining industry in your jurisdiction? The key players in the mining industry in Cameroon are:

ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING …

2014-10-8 · and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale …

2018-10-17 · Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria ... marble, gypsum, talc, iron ore, lithium, silver, pyrite and wolframite. Niger State lies between latitudes 8 o o15ʹ - o11 15ʹ N and longitudes 4 00 – 7 15ʹ East. It is bordered ... information on the number and types of licences in the ...

Environmental Assessment Report

2010-6-17 · An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is "a formal process of identifying and predicting the impacts of a proposed action on environmental integrity and human welfare and communicating the information about such impacts to planners and decision makers" (EMB Training Module No. 10)

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

2018-7-19 · The impact of mining on. surface and groundwater is due to spill erosion, sedimentation, acid mine drainage, lowering of. water table, subsidence, disturbance on hydrological cycle and rainfall ...

Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

2013-11-13 · impact Mine closure - Sudden economic halt and Land contamination Parameter Waste water discharge from ledo mines Stream water sample D/S of the mines Ph 3.61 3.28 Cadmium 7.4 0.5 Chromium 455 73 Lead 4846 1098 Arsenic 226 60.1 Mercury 119 14.5 This table shows the condition of a coal mine in Assam, Coal has high sulphur ...

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

2020-8-21 · Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country''s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an …

Occupational Safety and Health in Mining

2013-5-25 · Mining is a prerequisite for much industrial production: the products of mining are necessary for the production in manufacturing, construction and many other sectors. ... and this has impacts all over the world. Rising demands of minerals have resulted in booming mining activities. Mining companies have increased

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) PROJECT …

2016-7-14 · The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) identified specific areas of concern that could be affected by implementation of the proposed project in all the three phases; drilling and construction, operation and decommissioning and proposed mitigation measures. Below is a summary of potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed project

What Are The Negative Effects Of Sand Mining?

2018-11-13 · Sand mining is the process of extracting sand from an open pit, sea beaches, rivers and ocean beds, river banks, deltas, or inland dunes. The extracted sand can be used for various types of manufacturing, such as concrete used in …

(PDF) Water Pollution Resulting from Mining Activity ~ An ...

Engineering for Self-Relia nce WATER POLLUTION RESULTING FROM MINING ACTIVITY: AN OVERVIEW Ugya, A. Y1., Ajibade, F. O.2 and Ajibade, T. F.2, 3 1 Department of Environmental Management, Kaduna State University, Kaduna State, Nigeria 2 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria ...

Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7 · ronmental impacts of previous human activities in karst areas and the effects that those impacts have had on the quality of life. Many human activities can negatively impact karst areas, includ-ing deforestation, agricultural practices, urbanization, tourism, military activities, water exploitation, mining, and quarrying (Drew, 1999) (fi g. 2).

Environmental impacts and decarbonization strategies in ...

2020-9-22 · The use of cement and concrete, among the most widely used man-made materials, is under scrutiny. Owing to their large-scale use, production of cement and concrete results in substantial emission ...

What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry ...

2017-4-25 · Environmental Impacts Of Mining . As mentioned previously, mining activities can harm the environment in several ways. These are as follows: Air Pollution . Air quality is adversely affected by mining operations. Unrefined materials are released when mineral deposits are exposed on the surface through mining.

Marble quarrying: an energy and waste intensive activity ...

2014-5-15 · Marble quarrying: an energy and waste intensive activity in the production of building materials V. Liguori1, G. Rizzo2 & M. Traverso2 1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale e Geotecnica, Università degli Sudi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Palermo Italy

LIMESTONE MINING AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL …

2017-8-11 · limestone mining and its environmental implications in Meghalaya, India. Results on impact of limestone mining on quality of water, soil and air, degradation of forest and availability of water are summarized and discussed. Based on overall impact of limestone mining in the area it is suggested that all stakeholders

Marble And Its Impact On The Environment

Marble is extracted and not created. It can be cut in any way and installed in a number of places within the home. But there are limited chemicals and energy needed to prep and prepare marble for a home. There are some materials that …

Mining in the Philippines

2018-7-18 · The Philippines'' top mineral exports are copper, gold and nickel. Other target minerals include quartz, mica, iron, gypsum, feldspar, …

Nitrogen: The environmental crisis you haven''t heard of yet

2021-9-22 · Nitrogen: The environmental crisis you haven''t heard of yet. The creation of synthetic fertilizers in the early 20th century was a turning point in …