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Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status ...

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status, Dareta Village, Zamfara, Nigeria *1Udiba Udiba. ... Zamfara State, Nigeria, has a lot of untapped mineral resources. The natives tap these minerals crudely with so many mining mills scattered all over the State [8]. Dareta village is one of such mining …

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Impact Of Mining And Quarrying In Nigeria

impact of mining and quarrying in nigeria. · Impact Of Mining And Quarrying In Nigeria sportingdogsbe Assessment of the environmental impacts of marble miningquarrying operations is that mining is one of the greatest contributing factors causing negative impacts on the sources of water and needs a much more greater attention than Marble is one of the solid minerals that are present ...

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(PDF) Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area ...

Negative environmental impact of mineral exploration in Nigeria. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 613 -619. Floodplain restoration in off-channel habitats used for gravel mining in the ...

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Silica Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their Locations ...

Silica in Nigeria, West Africa can be found in Nigerian states such as Kano, Jigawa, Delta, Lagos, and Ondo. Silica or Silicon dioxide which can also be called silica sand is another natural resource that can be found in Nigeria, and occurs in compounds with the two most abundant elements in the earth's crust namely; silicon and oxygen.

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Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa ...

Jun 01, 2017· Nigeria's abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits in recent years under different categories. With the activities in the sector characterized by production and a growing environmental decline often overlooked. This research uses a mix scale approach of descriptive statistics and GIS methodology in analyzing the ecological impacts of mining in Nigeria.

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

Aug 26, 2021· Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria and their Phytoremediation Strategies for Sustainable Ecosystem. ... feel the impact of mining effects. A s difficult as .

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The impact of tantalite mining on the flora diversity in ...

Jan 07, 2021· The activities of the artisanals and small-scale miners in Nasarawa state, Nigeria, are increasing daily without considering the loss of biodiversity, which has continuously disrupted ecological functions and environmental balance. The study aimed at investigating the effect of tantalite mining activities on flora diversity. Three study sites were selected for floristic data collection ...

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Negative impacts of oil exploration on biodiversity ...

Feb 22, 2012· Effects on the flora and fauna of freshwater ecosystems in this part of Nigeria have been noticed. The government has established laws for protection of the environment from oil exploration, but these must be made effective in terms of implementation, enforcement …

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Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the ...

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. Dr. Elijah I. Ohimain Rohi Biotechnologies Ltd, 104D Airport Road, by Okumagba Avenue Junction PO Box 4517 Warri, Delta State, Nigeria Phone: 234-80-34023676, Fax: …

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Effects of sand mining activities on water quality of ...

Sand mining describes the removal of sand from where they are deposited naturally. Sand is needed in every aspect of construction, be it road or land restoration. Upon its enormous usefulness, it causes some environmental problems when it is over-mined (Ashraf et al., 2011). Several adverse effects of sand mining

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Quantifying The Impact On Nigeria Of The African ...

Sep 22, 2021· Moreover, impacts of trade liberalization on real wage across African countries will be uneven: For example, Botswana, Angola, and Ghana will experience percentage changes in real wage of 16.6 percent, 12.5 percent, and 6.5 percent (dark blue in map), respectively, due to the AfCFTA. Nigeria gains 1.55 percent in welfare.

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Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the ...

consequences of sand mining on communities along the Victory River. The objectives are to: examine residents' perception, identify the impacts of sand mining in their domain and propose mitigation measures for moderate and major negative impacts and enhancement measures for positive impacts of sand mining.

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Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting ...

Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting. Miners in Nigeria grinding gold ore with significant exposures to lead and silica dust. Background. The mining sector is responsible for some of the largest releases of heavy metals into the environment of any industry. It also releases other air pollutants including sulfur dioxide and nitrogen ...

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in ...

Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in Ogun State, Nigeria Mbuyi M. Melodi Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria [email protected] Abstract - The study investigated the environmental effects of quarry operations in Abeokuta, Ogun state, while it specifically sought to

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

Feb 01, 2019· The results include analysis of the mining impacts of Tin and Coal on the environment. It is hoped that the conclusion of this study will enable Nigeria to put in place and enforce certain minimum environmental standards for solid mineral exploration and exploitation. ... Coal can be mined by both the open cast mining method and the underground ...

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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

2017). Mining is a significant threat to biodiversity, as it leads to large massive habitat losses (Paul and Campbell, 2011). 2.0 Mining Issues in Nigeria Nigeria's abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals, stones and industrial minerals like coal, tin,

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Comparative Study on the Adverse Environmental and Social ...

and societal points of view. This paper reviews the state of mining implications by comparing the industries in both countries including ways to make the industries sustainable. Keywords : Mining, Sustainability, Environmental Impact, Social Impact, Illegal, India, Nigeria 1.0 Introduction India and Nigeria are post-colonial economies.

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Impact of mining on the floristic association of gold ...

Feb 10, 2020· Occurrences in land use, human activities and climate change have both direct and indirect influences on the environment. Of interest for this study is mining; a common activity in developing countries such as Nigeria which is endowed with over 34 solid minerals. The gold mining sites in the Southwest region of the country is predominantly by Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining …

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10 Problems of Mining in Nigeria- Information Guide in Nigeria

May 22, 2018· Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth. The geological survey agency of Nigeria and the ministry of mines and steel development have reported the occurrence of more than 34 minerals in over 450 locations spread across the entire country, which are in various stages of development.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN …

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 …

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING …

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF AMAJUBA DISTRICT MINING COMMUNITIES . BY . SIHLANGU NGOBESE. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Master of Commerce . …

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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in …

2017). Mining is a significant threat to biodiversity, as it leads to large massive habitat losses (Paul and Campbell, 2011). 2.0 Mining Issues in Nigeria Nigeria's abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals, stones and industrial minerals like coal, tin,

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Impact of mining on the floristic association of gold ...

Feb 10, 2020· Impact of mining on the floristic association of gold mined sites in Southwest Nigeria. BACKGROUND: Occurrences in land use, human activities and climate change have both direct and indirect influences on the environment. Of interest for this study is mining; a common activity in developing countries such as Nigeria which is endowed with over ...

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Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu ...

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PAPER Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria Princewill C. Ogbonnaa*, Emmanuel C. Nzegbulea and Paschal E. Okorieb aDepartment of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria; bDepartment of Forestry and Environmental Management, …

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Effects of Baryte Mining on Water Quality in Azara-Awe ...

Effects of Baryte Mining on Water Quality in Azara-Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria Ishaya S.,* M. M. Alhassan and Ndako Nma Department of Geography and Environmental Management University of Abuja, Nigeria *Corresponding Author: Ishaya S, Department of Geography and Environmental Management University of Abuja, Nigeria.

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Resource Mining and Extractions; Environmental and ...

Dec 11, 2017· Impacts of Mining and Extraction of Natural Resources in Nigeria The Niger Delta region in Nigeria provides a good example of extractive communities which have not benefitted from the oil extractions and mining activities in any form rather the resources beneath their feet have led to serious conflicts and crisis, and these lead us to ask if ...

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the literature review on the impact of solid mineral ...

Export of Solid Minerals from Nigeria ... the impact on the mining industry seems to be a ... review of the Minerals and Mining Law to create a ... Mining in Nigeria - Overview - MBendi.com - the global information ... A profile of Mining in Nigeria with directories of companies, people, industry sectors, ... All solid minerals are owned by the ...

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land ...

The increase in the demand for sand and gravel for construction and other purposes such as flood control has placed immense pressure on the environment where sand and gravel resources occur. This study was carried out to determine the environmental effects of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria, using field observations and laboratory analysis of soil samples.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING …

including Nigeria. Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources, which have contributed immensely to the national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits. Mineral resources are an important source of wealth for a nation but before they are harnessed, they have to pass through the stages of exploration, mining

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Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Lead and Zinc ...

mining operators and activities in many rural communities of Ebonyi State, and indeed mining areas in Nigeria Introduction Increasing realization of the potentials of the solid minerals mining sector in recent tires has made Federal Government of Nigeria to undertake a …

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale …

International Journal of Mining Science (IJMS) Page | 21 Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria A. …

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