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Implication of Mining to Health in Maiganga Coal Mine ...

2018-11-24 · Operations of mining are large industrial scale in nature, with significant environmental impacts. The mining industry generates and produces wastes containing high concentrations of metals and metalloids which are highly toxic and destructive to the immediate landscape and environment. In addition, the continued use of the traditional methods of mining intensifies the emission of toxic and ...

Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting ...

2021-11-22 · 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 ...

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the ...

2010-10-10 · 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: 234-53-257858 E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT

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

2021-1-7 · 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 ...

IMPACT OF MINING TO A HOST COMMUNITY (A CASE …

Mining activity has existed since the beginning of human and the minerals resources have contributed to the economic development in Nigeria since the Stone Age. The mining industry impacts directly on the macro-economy by improving infrastructure, increasing employment, developing rural communities and enabling new spin-offs and downstream ...

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

2017-6-1 · 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.

Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau …

2013-7-18 · Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria 1onwuka, S.U.,2 Duluora, J.O.,3okoye C.O. ABSTRACT: This work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in Rayfield of Jos Plateau, Nigeria. The conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. Questionnaire was

Assessment of environmental impact of gemstone mining …

Purpose. To examine the environmental impacts of gemstone mining activities on the people of Ijero-Ekiti, Ekiti. State, Nigeria. Methods. Soil and water test were carried out …

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and …

2013-2-7 · Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria . By Kadafa, Adati Ayuba . Universiti Putra Malaysia . Abstract - Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been on-going for several decades in the Niger Delta. It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely

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

2021-2-20 · 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 (ASM). Though the benefits are known, its induced consequences are enormous.

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at …

2018-6-9 · 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, …

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the ...

Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting ...

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 environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1 · In the study, the northern and the southeastern parts of Nigeria were visited to see the type of exploration and exploitation activities carried out and their impacts on the environment. The Jos Plateau with a metallic mineral (Tin) was chosen as the northern sector of Nigerian mining activity and Enugu (Coal) as the southeastern part of Nigeria.

Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

This study investigates the impact of sand dredging activities on coastal ecosystem and community survival around Ibeshe area of the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria. Surface water and bottom sediment samples were collected from locations partitioned into Dredged Area (DA) and Undredged Area (UA) in the lagoon for laboratory analyses. Questionnaires were administered to community dwellers and sand miners ...

Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, …

mining in Nigeria shows that the landscape is continually being destroyed by mining activities by creating tunnels and excavating the soils (Robert, 1998). In this study, the environmental impacts of dredging activities in Awoyaya, Lagos State is considered.

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality …

2019-7-9 · 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 …

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

2020-2-10 · 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 ...

Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale …

2018-10-17 · mining is actively taking place or had taken place. The information used included the types of minerals mined, the type of mining method adopted and market for the mined minerals. Further information on the number and types of licences in the state was obtained from the Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (MCO).

Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

2017-8-26 · mining industry couple with widespread ecological impacts on adjacent societies in the form of pits, land degradation, siltation,erosion, water contamination, loss of vegetation, climatic alteration and radiation, this work was therefore designed to address these challenges in Nigeria in the midst of its quest for safe and sustainable

The Impacts of Energy Extraction on the Environment in ...

2014-2-4 · The Impacts of Energy Extraction on the Environment in Southern Nigeria Suleiman Iguda Ladan ... Enugu, Imo and Ondo. The Nigerian government monopoly on the mining of coal is among the reasons for the decline in production over the years. Coal is still used as fuel for locomotive engines, industries and homes.

Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2020-8-21 · Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were randomly collected from the surface from mined and

An in-depth look at the current state of mining in Nigeria

2020-10-27 · An in-depth analysis on mining in Nigeria. By Guest Contributor. Oct 27, 2020. The economy in Nigeria has been growing slowly since the oil price slump of 2014. Since then, volatility of global oil prices has negatively impacted growth performance. …

What are the environmental impacts of economic …

What are the environmental impacts of economic development in Nigeria? The rapid rate of economic development in Nigeria has had a negative impact on the environment. Mining and oil extraction. Oil extraction in the Niger Delta has had a significant impact …

Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

2019-2-27 · socioeconomic impacts of sand mining and reclamation. 2.2. The Study Area Amongst the 36 States in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest state, o- yet the most p pulous and economically vibrant city. The city is bounded on the north and east by Ogun state; the city shares boundary with Republic of …

1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN …

2019-1-28 · 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the most infamous gold panning. The area therefore is affected by the environmental impacts of each of these

Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2020-8-21 · The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were ...

RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

2021-11-22 · all crude oil mining areas in Nigeria, proximity to the researcher, time and financial constraints. 1.8 Scope of the study. This study is limited to crude oil mining area in Niger delta region of Nigeria. Therefore the study is restricted to the impact of resource exploitation on …

Copy of ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SOIL AND SAND …

2017-9-1 · impacts due to soil and sand mining to the environment in Indian regions. Pollution of the water is evident by the colouration of water which in most of the rivers and streams in the mining area varies from brownish to reddish orange. Low pH (between 2-3), high electrical conductivity, high concentration of ions of sulphate and iron and toxic

GOLD MINING IN IGUN-IJESHA, SOUTHWEST NIGERIA: …

gold mining in igun-ijesha, southwest nigeria: impacts and implications for water quality O. O. Ayantobo 1, J. A. Awomeso 1, G. O. Oluwasanya 1, B. S. Bada 1 and A. M. Taiwo 1 1 Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Impact of Past Mining Activities on Water Resources …

[4] Igwe, O., Adepehin, E. I., Iwuanyanwu, C. Environmental effects of the mining of lead-zinc minerals in Enyigba and its suburbs, southern Benue Trough, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Education, Heath and Technology Research, 2012, 3(2): 30-44. [5] Nnabo, P. N. Environmental impacts of lead/zinc mining in Enyigba area, SE of Abakaliki, SE Nigeria.

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

Comparative Study on the Adverse

2021-5-20 · of irresponsible mining reflected in their protests. The government of India is also more committed to sustainable mining compared to that of Nigeria. Generally, this research exposed the dangers of unsustainable mining activities in India and Nigeria, however, India looked better at the two from economic, environmental, and societal points of ...