enviromental impacts of mining in nigeria

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Petroleum industry in Nigeria - Wikipedia

As recently as 2010, Nigeria provided about 10% of overall U.S. oil imports and ranked as the fifth-largest source for oil imports in the U.S. However, Nigeria ceased exports to the US in July 2014 because of the impact of shale production in America; India is now the largest consumer of Nigerian oil.

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ASSESSING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF INLAND SAND …

ASSESSING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF INLAND SAND MINING IN PARTS OF OGUN STATE, NIGERIA *ADEDEJI, O.H.,1 ADEBAYO, H.O.2 AND SOTAYO, E.I.1 1Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology ...

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

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.

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Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, Lagos ...

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.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN …

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.

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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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Minerals and Africa's Development - Africa Mining Vision

4. Mining in Africa: managing the impacts 45 "e environmental and social impacts of mining 46!e environmental impacts 46!e social impacts 49 Regulating the environmental and social impacts of mining 50 Protected areas 50 Environmental and social impact assessments 52 Public participation 54 Access to information 57

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES …

Natural resources exploitation, exploration, mining and processing have caused different types of environmental damages which include ecological disturbances, destruction of natural flora and ...

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Assessment of the environmental impacts of marble ...

negative impacts on the environment. The negative impacts cannot be allowed to hinder industrial development but they should be properly mitigated in such a way that these impacts on the environment become insignificant. An example of such industrial development is mining and quarrying of mineral resources.

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Mining in Africa: managing the impacts

Environmental impacts continue well after the mine has been exhausted, so it is local communi-ties that bear the long-term burden of mining. The environmental legacy of mining in Africa is generally that of large unfilled holes and aban-doned artisanal mining sites. Social impacts Adverse social impacts can include:

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Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the ...

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

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environmental impact of mining and quarrying of rocks in ...

JINTAI small jaw crusher plans in the mining, building materials, infrastructure ... external waste, the jaw crusher to the environmental pollution degree to the lowest. ... limestone, quartz rock, diabase, iron mine, gold mine, copper mine and other ... harsh, bearing must be subjected to the huge impact load, abrasive and high...

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Assessment of environmental impact of gemstone mining in ...

environmental da tabase for impac t assessment in regional contex t which c an be a difficult task when carried out by the conventional method. Keywords: environment, gemstone mi ning, impact ...

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Minerals and Africa's Development - Africa Mining Vision

4. Mining in Africa: managing the impacts 45 "e environmental and social impacts of mining 46!e environmental impacts 46!e social impacts 49 Regulating the environmental and social impacts of mining 50 Protected areas 50 Environmental and social impact assessments 52 Public participation 54 Access to information 57

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Bolstered by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready – if expensive – supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in northern Nigeria …

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Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Surface Mining ...

Abstract. The mining industry remains the backbone of many economies in the developing world. This paper has examined the socio-economic and associated environmental impacts of surface mining in Udege District Nasarawa, The study established the local mining methods, examined the socio-economic and environmental impacts of surface and illegal mining on the host communities, and …

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Environmental Impacts of Dredging in the Niger Delta

Nigeria bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It is a floodplain of over 70,000 sq km. The delta is poorly serviced by roads and is made up of meandering creeks that are highly silted up. The Niger Delta environment has been reported to be highly diverse and sensitive (ERML, Environmental Impacts of Dredging in the Niger Delta Elijah Ohimain ...

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Environmental pollution from coal mining activities in the ...

Okagbue C. O. and Onuoha V.O. Environmental problems related to coal mining in Enugu area, In Proc of Nigeria Water and Sanitation Symp on Groundwater resources in Nigeria. Ikeja (Nigeria…

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Environmental issues in the Niger Delta - Wikipedia

The key environmental issues in the Niger Delta of Nigeria relate to its petroleum industry. The delta covers 20,000 km² within wetlands of 70,000 km² formed primarily by sediment deposition. Home to 20 million people and 40 different ethnic groups, this floodplain makes up 7.5% of Nigeria's total land mass.

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environmental impact of mining and quarrying of rocks in ...

JINTAI small jaw crusher plans in the mining, building materials, infrastructure ... external waste, the jaw crusher to the environmental pollution degree to the lowest. ... limestone, quartz rock, diabase, iron mine, gold mine, copper mine and other ... harsh, bearing must be subjected to the huge impact load, abrasive and high...

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Environmental Impact from Lead-Zinc Mining and Lead ...

Environmental Impact from Lead-Zinc Mining and Lead-Arsenic Toxicity Effects in Arufu Area, Ne Nigeria. Ekeleme, I. A.1, Olorunyomi, A. E.2 and Uzoegbu, M. U.3 Petroleum Trust and Development Fund, Chair, Department of Geology and Mining, University of Jos, PMB 2084, Jos, Nigeria.

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

Environmental assessment is a key to prevent the occurrence of a potential disaster which can arise due to various reasons in the mining field especially active mining of rare metals.

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Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation ...

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria . Kadafa, Adati Ayuba. Author : wetland in Africa but due to oil pollution the area Department of Environmental ManagementFaculty of,

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

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.

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