Land degradation in gold mining communities of Ijesaland ...

2015-3-14  The average depth of mining pits was 3.4 m while an estimate of 25.8 ha. of land was degraded in the entire mining sites. There was a consensus among FGD

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Land degradation in gold mining communities of

Abstract This paper identified 37 mining sites in ten gold mining communities of Ijesaland, Nigeria; examined the forms, levels and extent of land

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Land degradation in gold mining communities of Ijesaland ...

Ijana Warase is a town near Ilesa in Atakumosa Local Government. It is an agrarian settlement and one of the gold-rich communities where land degradation is a common

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Land degradation in gold mining communities of Ijesaland ...

This paper identified 37 mining sites in ten gold mining communities of Ijesaland, Nigeria; examined the forms, levels and extent of land degradation

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The effect of traditional gold mining to land degradation ...

2020-7-12  The destruction of natural resources and the environment has affected the level of agriculture productivity directly. The activities of illegal gold mining using

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The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining ...

2020-4-28  scale gold mining and the impacts on mining communities. It appears that land degradation, environmental pollution and many socio-economic problems have been

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Korlah WD Dorko (Environmental Impacts of Gold

2019-3-4  environmental degradation in most of mining communities in Liberia is still of a major threat and concern. Although there are some literatures available on the

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LAND DEGRADATION DUE TO MINING AND ITS

2011-3-26  push the land towards degradation. The process works through a cycle known as land degradation cycle. The magnitude and significance of impact on environment due

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(PDF) The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining ...

It appears that land degradation, environmental pollution and many socioeconomic problems have been major issues with communities where small-scale mining is

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An overview of land use conflicts in mining communities ...

2002-1-1  Land use conflicts in mining communities: causes and impacts. As Castro and Nielsen (2001) explain, natural resource conflicts are typically “severe and

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The effect of traditional gold mining to land degradation ...

2020-7-12  gold mining to protect the community and for sustainability of land in Lore Lindu National Park. Keywords: land degradation; mercury contamination; productivity; protected area Introduction Gold mine exploration carried out traditionally by a group of people continues to increase in many areas (Ba - sir-Cyio et al., 2017; Alphonsus et al., 2014).

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Gold Mining and Environmental Degradation in Tanzania ...

2021-3-31  The North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania is located in an area with a rich history of local artisanal mining, as well as foreign investors interested in mass gold extraction. In 2006, London-owned Acacia Mining purchased North Mara, and has since produced over two million ounces of gold, at a net worth of $2.6 billion.

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Wounding Guyana: Gold Mining and Environmental

regarding the regulation of the gold mining sector. Gold mining activities in Guy ana have caused waste pollution, river contamination through cyanide and mercury use, soil erosion, deforestation, and destruction of wildlife. The government of Guyana is cognizant of these environmental malaises, but its weak capacity and

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LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION OF

2013-7-10  Gold Mining Gold mining is certainly one of the reasons for the enormous land degradation in the region. Gold was mined during the colonial administration and continued to be mined around Nangodi (Talensi – Nabdam District), about 24 kms from Bolgatanga on the Bolgatanga- Bawku road. Lately, small-scale gold mining, popularly known as ...

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(PDF) EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL SMALL SCLALE GOLD MINING

While the land degradation caused by the gold mining is pronounced, chemical contamination from the gold extraction process imposes a double burden on the environment, with harmful health implications for mining communities and people

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The extent of environmental degradation in the mining of

The extent of environmental degradation in the mining of gold Products. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing, grinding and mining equipments, we offer advanced, reasonable solutions for any size-reduction requirements including, The extent of environmental degradation in the mining of gold, quarry, aggregate, and different kinds of minerals.

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Solutions for the extend of land degradation on gold mines

Solutions for the extend of land degradation on gold mines Products. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing, grinding and mining equipments, we offer advanced, reasonable solutions for any size-reduction requirements including, Solutions for the extend of land degradation on gold mines, quarry, aggregate, and different kinds of minerals.

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SURFACE MINING AND ITS SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS

2009-10-15  2.1.4 Land Degradation Land degradation occurs during construction, mining and processing stages of surface mining. A picture of a degraded land is shown in Fig. 3. Fig. 3- Degraded Land During the construction stage, there is the removal of top soil and vegetation cover, stream diversion and constructional blasting which all lead to land ...

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Involving the Mining Sector in Achieving Land

2020-7-8  Mining companies drive economic growth and progress, but can contribute significantly to environmental degradation if their operations are not carefully managed. 6– 8 The industry itself cannot operate without disturbing land, so it has direct impact on land quality. While there are several ways of assessing carbon, water, or ecological footprints, there is no comprehensive methodology to ...

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Artisanal gold‐mining in a rural environment: Land ...

2018-7-6  Artisanal gold-mining (AGM) is one of the most important activities in the districts of Migori and Transmara (Kenya). Gold-mining, however, is known to release vast quantities of arsenic and metals (some of which are very toxic like As, Hg, Cd, or Pb), which poses a serious threat to not only miners but also to the ecosystem and local populations.

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Korlah WD Dorko (Environmental Impacts of Gold

2019-3-4  environmental degradation in most of mining communities in Liberia is still of a major threat and concern. Although there are some literatures available on the extent of environmental devastation caused by iron ore mining in Liberia ( Wilson et al, 2017), not much published data is available on the environmental impacts of gold mining in Liberia.

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Gold Mining and Environmental Degradation in Tanzania ...

2021-3-31  The North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania is located in an area with a rich history of local artisanal mining, as well as foreign investors interested in mass gold extraction. In 2006, London-owned Acacia Mining purchased North Mara, and has since produced over two million ounces of gold, at a net worth of $2.6 billion.

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LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION OF

2013-7-10  Gold Mining Gold mining is certainly one of the reasons for the enormous land degradation in the region. Gold was mined during the colonial administration and continued to be mined around Nangodi (Talensi – Nabdam District), about 24 kms from Bolgatanga on the Bolgatanga- Bawku road. Lately, small-scale gold mining, popularly known as ...

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Wounding Guyana: Gold Mining and Environmental

regarding the regulation of the gold mining sector. Gold mining activities in Guy ana have caused waste pollution, river contamination through cyanide and mercury use, soil erosion, deforestation, and destruction of wildlife. The government of Guyana is cognizant of these environmental malaises, but its weak capacity and

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Title: Environmental damage caused by gold panning in ...

2017-11-23  Gold panning is a wide spread problem that is found throughout the Zimbabwe. This problem is mostly due to the need for income, food, employment, asset ownership and decent living conditions. River siltation and water pollution and land degradation are some of the major problems that are associated with the illegal gold panning activities.

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Artisanal gold‐mining in a rural environment: Land ...

2018-7-6  Artisanal gold-mining (AGM) is one of the most important activities in the districts of Migori and Transmara (Kenya). Gold-mining, however, is known to release vast quantities of arsenic and metals (some of which are very toxic like As, Hg, Cd, or Pb), which poses a serious threat to not only miners but also to the ecosystem and local populations.

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Spatial evaluation of land-use dynamics in gold mining ...

2020-6-6  Gold mining operations generate a range of ecological and environmental impacts that can be measured spatially using geographic information system and remote sensing methods. This study assessed land-use and land-cover dynamics in the gold mining area using geographic information system and remote sensing techniques with the aid of Landsat 5 for years 1984, 1994, 2004 and Landsat 8

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Involving the Mining Sector in Achieving Land

2020-7-8  Mining companies drive economic growth and progress, but can contribute significantly to environmental degradation if their operations are not carefully managed. 6– 8 The industry itself cannot operate without disturbing land, so it has direct impact on land quality. While there are several ways of assessing carbon, water, or ecological footprints, there is no comprehensive methodology to ...

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13  gold mining can also be significant in some countries. However, as previously noted, the impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining are outside of the scope of this report.

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Journal of Degraded and Mining Lands Management

2019-12-2  Accredited by Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology of Indonesia. Accepted for inclusion in Scopus on 2 December 2019. p-ISSN : 2339-076X e-ISSN : 2502-2458 Journal of Degraded and Mining Lands Management is managed by the International Research Centre for the Management of Degraded and Mining Lands (IRC-MEDMIND), research collaboration between

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