enviromental impacts of mining in nigeria

Contact Form

Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and

The major concerns of sand mining in the riverbeds and open sea are accelerated coastal and riverbank erosion, surface water turbidity due to re-suspended sediment load, threats to coastal infrastructure and the prospect of wider dispersion of contaminated sediments with extended effects on water quality, health and safety of marine life.

Learn More

PDF Nigerian Mining Sector Brief | 1 Nigerian Mining Sector Brief

mining evolved and this culminated in the enactment of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act (the Act) in 2007, amongst other policy efforts. However, these efforts have only led to a minuscule growth in the sector; with the sector's contributions to the Nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) remaining at less than 1% as at 2015 1.

Learn More

impacts of mining in nigeria

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

Learn More

Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Of Artisanal Mining

Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Of Artisanal Mining in Oke Ogun region, Oyo State Nigeria 1. i ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF ARTISANAL MINING IN OKE-OGUN REGION BY OPARA MICHAEL OBINNA 170723 A FIELDWORK REPORT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY, FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE COURSE, GEO 385

Learn More

Addressing environmental impact of mining on host communities

The General Secretary, Nigerian Mining and Geoscience Society (NMGS), Dr. Akinade Olatunji, told The Guardian that a lot of things are misunderstood about the environmental impact of mining

Learn More

Environmental, health and socio-economic implications of

effects are threatening the sustainability of Nigeria’s hitherto quality environment (FEPA 1991, NEST 1991). Although some work has been done on the effects of mining solid minerals on the Nigerian environment, emphasis on the negative effects of the mining has highly been on de-vegetation, erosion and pollution.

Learn More

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu

areas. Sixty-five percent of the respondents said that water pollution was most severe environmental impact of mining in. Akwuke. The major health hazard caused by mining in Akwuke (55% of respondents) and Iva (65% of respondents) was. blindness.

Learn More

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

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

Learn More

Environmental Impact Auditing of Aggregates Mining in

Environmental Impact Auditing of Aggregates Mining in Jajirawa Village, Kiru LGA, Kano State, Nigeria *Ahmed Maigari Ibrahim1 & Nura A. Yaro2 Department of Environmental Management, 1Bayero University, Kano 2Department of Geography, Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano Email: [email protected] Abstract

Learn More

PDF Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status

mining mills scattered all over the State [8]. Dareta village is one of such mining fields. The uncontrolled and illegal mining activities have left a lot of environmental hazards, enormous amount of wastes and different types of pollutants on the mining communities. Many deaths are being recorded in different communities of the state.

Learn More

The Cost of Coal - The social, economical, and environmental

The Cost of Coal - The social, economical, and environmental impacts of Coal Mining in Nigeria Submitted by administrator on 16 October 2020 - 10:19am Following the discovery of coal in Enugu in 1909, Nigeria was ushered into the extractive industry age with huge prospects of economic development.

Learn More

What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry

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.

Learn More

PDF Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Africa

communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining 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.

Learn More

Nigeria Mining - Mining Africa

Environmental officials of the government of the Plateau State in Nigeria are concerned with the 1,100 columbite and tin mines that were abandoned after the mining boom of the 1960s. According to their research these mines are posing a serious risk to millions of people residing in the area.

Learn More

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the Niger

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

Learn More

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa: The

2017/6/1 · While the ecological problems emanate from the activities of artisanal and small scale mining types, the impacts consist of toxic pollution of air, degradation of arable land, habitat loss, and contamination of water resources.

Learn More

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON THE

the social and labour plans submitted by the mining corporates when applying for mining rights, and the poor socio-economic development levels that exist in the mining communities of the Amajuba District.

Learn More

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status

mining mills scattered all over the State [8]. Dareta village is one of such mining fields. The uncontrolled and illegal mining activities have left a lot of environmental hazards, enormous amount of wastes and different types of pollutants on the mining

Learn More

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu

any work carried out on environmental impact of mineral exploitation at a coal mined site in south-eastern Nigeria. This study, therefore, is aimed to investigate the impact of mineral exploitation on the environment and to emphasize

Learn More

PDF Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the

vegetation in drilling sites has been reported to be one of the major environmental problems resulting from oil mining in the Niger Delta (Moffat and Linden, 1995). In fact dredging has been reported to impact virtually all components of the environment (ASA, 1998).

Learn More

Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on

The socioeconomic and environmental impacts of mining on immediate communities around Borini Porono quarry in Kogi State, central Nigeria were examined. A total of 100 respondents were contacted for relevant information through questionnaire

Learn More