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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN

therefore will assess the environmental impact impacts of crush rock quarry industrial activities on inhabitants of Supare Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. 2. MATERIALS AND METHOD 2.1. Study Area The study area (figure 1) is Supare Akoko in Akoko South-east local government area of Ondo State, Nigeria.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING ACTIVITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING ACTIVITIES IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA Dr. Kalu, Ezichi Department of Quantity Surveying Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Nigeria ABSTRACT This study evaluated the effect of quarrying on the environment in

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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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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria *Ahmed F. Ali1, Amina S. Abdullahi1, Aminu S. Zangina1 1Department of Environmental Management, Bayero University, Kano State, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Abstract Mining is referred to as the extraction of minerals and other geological materials of economic value

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

effect on the environment of the activities involved in harnessing the minerals in Nigeria. An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and reme-dies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently

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Environmental Hazards and Sustainable Development of Rock ...

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 ...

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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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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

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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(PDF) Environmental impact analysis of quarrying ...

Nov 21, 2012  Several serious environmental impacts related to quarrying activities on and near the river, such as vibrations, land degradation, land subsidence and

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The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

Sep 28, 2018  Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment Wildlife. 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 different types of ...

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(PDF) Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry ...

Environmental effects such as land degradation and pollution of various forms (air, ground vibration and noise) in the surrounding communities where the mining activities (quarry operations) are ...

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

effect on the environment of the activities involved in harnessing the minerals in Nigeria. An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and reme-dies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING ON OTERE

The magnitude and nature of the environmental impact of quarry operation depends on the type of the extracted rocks, environment surrounding the quarry, size of the quarry, and geography and ...

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Environmental Hazards and Sustainable Development of Rock ...

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 ...

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THE EFFECT OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE ENVIRONMENT

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 environment

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND ... - Law Nigeria

Aug 21, 2020  4.-(1) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) shall be conducted for all new quarries before the commencement of operations as required by the EIA Act of 1992 and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) submitted to the Agency. (2) Environmental Audit (EA) shall be conducted on all existing quarries every three (3) years. Inventory of Quarries.

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(PDF) Effect of quarrying activity on biodiversity: Case ...

Map of Nigeria showing the location of Ogun State and Ijebu North local Government marked yellow. ... Rock quarrying and stone crushing is a gl obal ph ... environmental impact of unexploited site ...

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Environmental Impact on Surface and Ground Water

quarry pits should be reclaimed and rehabilitate after mining. Alkaline materials should be used to neutralize the rock pile area, dumped site, tailing and mine pit itself to avoid acid generation. Keywords Environment, Impact, Water, Pollution, Mining, Activities

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(PDF) Inventorization of Abandoned Mines and quarry Pits ...

Inventory of Mining and Quarrying Titles in Nigeria, Mines Department, Abuja. November, 2012. [7] Ministry of Solid Mineral Development (2015). Inventory of Mining and Quarrying Titles in Nigeria, Mines Department, Abuja. [8] Premium Times Online Newspaper April 6, 2014. Nigeria identifies 1,200 abandoned mining sites.

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

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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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A

Other localities affected by large-scale environmental damage are the Niger Delta as a result of oil and gas exploration and exploitation; Sagamu, Okpilla, Ewekoro, Ashaka and Gboko owing to quarrying of limestone and the establishment of Portland cement manufacturing company; and in Enugu as a result of coal mining.

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3. The Environmental Impacts of Aggregate Extraction ...

The landscape is blotted with destructive pits and quarries, and species of all kinds endure permanent negative impacts. A more detailed picture of the environmental impact of aggregate mining is outlined in a 2005 legal challenge to the expansion of an existing quarry in the Niagara Escarpment.

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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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(DOC) IMPACT OF GRANITE QUARRY ON THE ENVIRONMENT:

IMPACT OF GRANITE QUARRY ON THE ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF IYUKU COMMUNITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA BY Bldr. M. O. OBOIRIEN [email protected] 08064326749, 08052273676 DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AUCHI POLYTECHNIC, AUCHI EDO STATE 1 ABSTRACT Quarrying in reasonable volumes for construction can hardly be achieved by

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Environmental Hazards and Sustainable Development of Rock ...

Dec 08, 2012  Blind mining in this way is unsustainable; results in several abortive quarry pits that destroys ecosystem. 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.

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The Journal of MacroTrends in Energy and Sustainability

environment which normally result in the damaging of the immediate environment and atmosphere. Rock-quarrying and stone crushing is a global phenomenon, and has been the ... Nigeria Mining Corporation (NMC) was responsible for the mining of Gold in 1914, coal in ... ii assess the environmental impact of quarry in the study area using buffer ...

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Spatiotemporal Assessment of Quarry Sites in ... - Longdom

Quarrying is the process of obtaining quarry resources, usually rocks, found on or below the land surface. The difference between mining and quarrying is that quarrying extracts nonmetallic rocks and aggregates while mining excavates the site for metallic mineral de-posits. Some of the stones extracted are sandstone, limestone, perlite, marble,

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Impact of Past Mining Activities on Water Resources Around ...

[5]Nnabo, P. N. Environmental impacts of lead/zinc mining in Enyigba area, SE of Abakaliki, SE Nigeria. Unpublished Ph.DThesis, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria, 2011: 322. [6]Nnabo, P. N. Assessment of heavy metal distribution in rocks from Enyigba Pb-Zn district, southeastern Nigeria.

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HEAVY METALS EXPOSURE THROUGH QUARRY OPERATION

Oct 19, 2020  environmental impacts of quarry mining include erosion, the formation of sinkholes, and contamination of air, soil and water (Sonter et al., 2018). Health effects associated with quarrying activities are of note; the impact of noises pollution from rock blasting operation is

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Environmental Impact on Surface and Ground Water

quarry pits should be reclaimed and rehabilitate after mining. Alkaline materials should be used to neutralize the rock pile area, dumped site, tailing and mine pit itself to avoid acid generation. Keywords Environment, Impact, Water, Pollution, Mining, Activities

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A

Other localities affected by large-scale environmental damage are the Niger Delta as a result of oil and gas exploration and exploitation; Sagamu, Okpilla, Ewekoro, Ashaka and Gboko owing to quarrying of limestone and the establishment of Portland cement manufacturing company; and in Enugu as a result of coal mining.

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

Aug 12, 2020  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 -

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Effects of Open Cast Quarrying Technique on Vegetation ...

Jul 14, 2016  Quarrying activities happen to cause huge losses in land and vegetation cover due to the fact that its operations are usually on a large scale and the sites are abandoned after the resources have become depleted. This study examined the open cast quarrying technique and also the spatial pattern of the quarrying activities and their locations in the study area.

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The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

Sep 28, 2018  Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment Wildlife. 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 different types of ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However, these studies tended to be concentrated on the effects of mining and mineral processing at national levels and in specific mining districts without taking into account the overall impact

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Quarrying Causes And Effects - Ulang

Quarrying Causes And Effects. Quarrying causes effects pdf Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities in the , quarrying causes effects pdf ,We have carried out an assessment on the environmental effects of limestone quarrying on some com munities in , cause harm It is generally recognised that dust up to 10 m can be inhaled beyond the larynx and dust up to 4 m Environmental.

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Environmental Impact: Assessment of Stone and Sand ...

View with images and charts. Environmental Impact: Assessment of Stone and Sand Quarrying In Jaflong, Sylhet . Introduction. Jaflong is one of the attractive natural tourist spot in the Bangladesh, located in Gowainghat Upazila of Sylhet District and situated at the border between Bangladesh and the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is nestled at the foot of the Khasia-Jainta hills, a place of ...

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The Environmental Impact of Mining (Different Mining ...

May 27, 2020  Mining remains an essential and growing part of the modern industry. By some estimates, it makes up nearly 45% of the total global economy, and mineral production continues to increase as demand for raw materials grows around the world.. However, many mining techniques still in use can have serious impacts on both the mining site itself and the surrounding environment.

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