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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING ON

PDF On Jan 1, 2011, KO Omosanya and others published ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING ON OTERE VILLAGE, ODEDA, SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA. Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

2018-7-12  Environmental Sciences (JABE) jabe A Peer Reviewed Refereed, International Open Access Journal Vol.5.Issue.2.2018 (April-June) ISSN:2455-0221(P), 2394-2606(O) 7 Research Article Dr. Kalu, Ezichi ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING ACTIVITIES IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA Dr. Kalu, Ezichi

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THE EFFECT OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE

Quarrying activities in Nigeria has caused significant impact on the environment, the blasting rocks with explosives in order to extract material for processing gives rise to noise pollution, air pollution, damage to biodiversity and habitat destruction which affect the human

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24  mining method has its own impact on the environment. Rock and mineral resources cannot be extracted from the earth without some environmental impacts. Quarry operations can cause serious environmental degradation when proper siting, design, operation and monitoring are not provided [3]. Quarry activities such as exploration, blasting,

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2014-6-16  assessing the environmental impact of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria. Investigations were carried out via field mapping and collection of samples. Outcrops were observed and described based on their colour, texture, structural element, mineralogy, mode of occurrence and field relationship. On the field,

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1  The environmental impact of exploitation includes air, land and water pollution, damage to vegetation, ecological disturbance, degradation of the natural landscape, radiation hazards, geological hazards and socio-economic problems (Aigbedion Iyayi, 2007; Miranda et al., 2003). 3.2.

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Effects of quarry mining and of other environmental ...

The environmental conditions prevailing in the Chicam-Toctina drainage system (approx. 138 km2 in Córdoba, Argentina) are considered representative of a number of catchments in Argentina's Sierras Pampeanas Range. Two groups of ions reflect the sources of dissolved species in the catchment: a) a group (Cl–, SO2– 4, and Na+) which recognizes natural and anthropogenic sources, and which ...

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Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of hard rock ...

2020-8-12  The increase in demand of building stones and construction-grade sand has resulted in aggressive hard rock quarrying in many parts of the world. The problems are to be evaluated in detail for the judicious use of resources on the one hand and ensuring health of the ecosystems on the other. The present study aims to evaluate the impact of hard rock quarrying on one of the important twin - river ...

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The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

2018-9-28  The effects of mining on the environment and wildlife will be different from country to country. Different mining practices and variables such as regulations and laws can play a part. In general though, mining can impact the land/soil, water, air, and all

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THE EFFECT OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE

Quarrying activities in Nigeria has caused significant impact on the environment, the blasting rocks with explosives in order to extract material for processing gives rise to noise pollution, air pollution, damage to biodiversity and habitat destruction which affect the human

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2014-6-16  assessing the environmental impact of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria. Investigations were carried out via field mapping and collection of samples. Outcrops were observed and described based on their colour, texture, structural element, mineralogy, mode of occurrence and field relationship. On the field,

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Environmental Hazards and Sustainable Development of

2012-12-8  Environmental impact assessment of such trial pits in the Nigeria lower Benue Trough shows loss of human life and arable land, rock fall, landslides, and health effects. For example, stagnant water in the pits supports daily breeding of mosquito and tsetse fly, causing persistent malaria and sleeping sickness in the area.

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1  The environmental impact of exploitation includes air, land and water pollution, damage to vegetation, ecological disturbance, degradation of the natural landscape, radiation hazards, geological hazards and socio-economic problems (Aigbedion Iyayi, 2007; Miranda et al., 2003). 3.2.

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7  ronmental impacts of quarrying carbon-ate rocks in karst. In addition, there are reports that describe environmental impacts on karst from mining resources other than carbonate rock. Theories about how extraction of carbonate rock can impact the environment can be extrapolated from some of these reports. Natural Formation of Karst

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Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of hard rock ...

2020-8-12  The increase in demand of building stones and construction-grade sand has resulted in aggressive hard rock quarrying in many parts of the world. The problems are to be evaluated in detail for the judicious use of resources on the one hand and ensuring health of the ecosystems on the other. The present study aims to evaluate the impact of hard rock quarrying on one of the important twin - river ...

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Evidence of the impacts of metal mining and the ...

2019-2-21  Mining activities, including prospecting, exploration, construction, operation, maintenance, expansion, abandonment, decommissioning and repurposing of a mine can impact social and environmental systems in a range of positive and negative, and direct and indirect ways. Mining can yield a range of benefits to societies, but it may also cause conflict, not least in relation to above-ground and ...

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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

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LIMESTONE MINING AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL

2017-8-11  the conspicuous environmental implications of limestone mining. In this paper we have reviewed the status of 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.

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The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

2018-9-28  The effects of mining on the environment and wildlife will be different from country to country. Different mining practices and variables such as regulations and laws can play a part. In general though, mining can impact the land/soil, water, air, and all

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THE EFFECT OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE

Quarrying activities in Nigeria has caused significant impact on the environment, the blasting rocks with explosives in order to extract material for processing gives rise to noise pollution, air pollution, damage to biodiversity and habitat destruction which affect the human

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2014-6-16  assessing the environmental impact of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria. Investigations were carried out via field mapping and collection of samples. Outcrops were observed and described based on their colour, texture, structural element, mineralogy, mode of occurrence and field relationship. On the field,

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

2020-8-21  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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effects of quarrying in nigeria « BINQ Mining

2013-6-23  Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of Workers and Nearby . Key words: Quarrying impact, air pollution, particulate matter, occupational health , Nigeria. Introduction he complex mixture of gases that make up the earth . » More detailed.

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Environmental Hazards and Sustainable Development of

2012-12-8  Environmental impact assessment of such trial pits in the Nigeria lower Benue Trough shows loss of human life and arable land, rock fall, landslides, and health effects. For example, stagnant water in the pits supports daily breeding of mosquito and tsetse fly, causing persistent malaria and sleeping sickness in the area.

More

The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1  The environmental impact of exploitation includes air, land and water pollution, damage to vegetation, ecological disturbance, degradation of the natural landscape, radiation hazards, geological hazards and socio-economic problems (Aigbedion Iyayi, 2007; Miranda et al., 2003). 3.2.

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Environmental impact of quarries on natural resources in ...

2011-5-17  A total of 87 per cent of studied quarries represent serious hazards to groundwater quality. In general, a total of 272 quarries have high impact, 657 quarries have moderate impact, and 349 quarries have low impact on natural ecosystems. Analyzed data revealed that around 62 per cent of the quarries are located in a highly unsuitable environment.

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7  ronmental impacts of quarrying carbon-ate rocks in karst. In addition, there are reports that describe environmental impacts on karst from mining resources other than carbonate rock. Theories about how extraction of carbonate rock can impact the environment can be extrapolated from some of these reports. Natural Formation of Karst

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LIMESTONE MINING AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL

2017-8-11  the conspicuous environmental implications of limestone mining. In this paper we have reviewed the status of 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.

More

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

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