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(PDF) Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa ...

2022-1-2 · Acid mine drainage is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining industry. Acid mine drainage is a major …

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Article A Systemic Analysis of the Environmental Impacts ...

the impact of gold mining on water quality, focusing on groundwater contamination risk, within the context of competing developmental priorities around water resource development and the so ...

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A review on the impact of mining operation: Monitoring ...

2020-12-1 · Mining is very vital to the production of goods, services and infrastructure; it advances the quality of lives in the society. However, the possible hazard of waste and radioactivity generated by mining, dumping and tailing, has called on the society to find ways of seeking remedy that will adequately treat mining waste from mine dump, tailing and abandoned mine.

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How Gold Mining Can Affect Water Quality » OHA | …

There are several ways in which gold mining can affect water quality. Some of the following information is taken from the Safe Drinking Water Foundation online article, "Mining and Water Pollution." Local photos are displayed, pertaining to Buckhorn Mountain and the associated facilities. Introduction Water is essential to life on our planet. A prerequisite of […]

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Impact of Gold mining activities on the water quality of ...

2013-7-15 · @misc{etde_22647174, title = {Impact of Gold mining activities on the water quality of the lower pra river} author = {Dwamena, Offei Samuel K.} abstractNote = {This study was conducted to assess the extent of Mercury (THg) contamination at four locations within the Shama-Mporhor Wassa catchment area of the Lower Pra River. Water, fish and sediment …

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The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) …

impacts of such small operations have, however, varied, depending on methods and the scale of operation. The Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) which is a continuation of the Small-Scale Gold Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm.

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Influence of gold mine on groundwater quality …

Currently, exploration of gold ores is under discussion in Turkey, without considering its adverse affect on the environment. Studying the adverse affect on environment is extremely important because significant civic activities are already taking place on the geological units that contain gold ore bodies in Turkey. Such an area is located at the southeast of Izmir City (Turkey), and ...

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IMPACT OF GOLD MINING ACTIVITIES ON THE WATER …

2017-10-13 · Impact of Gold Mining Activities on Water Quality of the Lower Pra River ''is the outcome of research work undertaken by myself under the supervision of Prof. V. K. Nartey and Dr. R. K. Klake and that it has neither in part nor in whole been presented for another

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"Impacts of artisanal and large scale gold mining on ...

Mining communities in more than 70 developing countries, mostly in the tropical regions, still practise artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM). ASGM commonly operates along rivers and streams for easy access to process water and as receptacles for mine water discharges. A largely unregulated industry, ASGM employs rudimentary mining and processing methods …

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Assessment of the influence of coal mining on …

2016-7-31 · be low in metals, fluorides, nitrates and nitrites (WHO, 2004). In order to understand the impact of Coal mining on groundwater resource for communities in the vicinity of the mine, a study was proposed to assess the ground water quality at Masisi village in the vicinity of Tshikondeni Coal mine. 2. Site description, sampling, and methods

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

2013-11-13 · term of water availability and quality). Open cast mine has significant impact on land as compared to underground mine. 1) Land - Around 4 ha of land is damaged for every million tons of coal mined by the surface mining. For instance, a capacity of 10 million-tons opencast coal mine in 20 years has a potential to destroy around 800 ha of land

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods ...

2002-3-26 · 4.2 Social structure of mining communities in NMFM 14 4.3 Mining techniques and procedures 16 4.4 Financing and revenue 19 4.5 Functioning of the market 20 4.6 Secondary activities 20 4.7 Environmental impacts of artisanal gold mining in the NMFM 26 5 nclusion 28 6. References 29 Appendices 32 1 CAPAM gold price scale 32

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(PDF) Impact of Mining Activity on Water Resource : An ...

2022-1-1 · impact of a m ining is, its effects on water resources. The. impact of mining on surface a nd groundwater is due to. spill/tailing, erosion, …

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Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining Activities on ...

A groundwater environmental impact assessment (EIA) is an important aspect of China''s current EIA system, and is used to protect groundwater quality. Water-quality monitoring and analyses were performed to assess the impacts of this mining site. To understand the current status of groundwater quality in the area, water-quality sampling was ...

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The impact of artisanal gold mining, ore processing and ...

2021-4-11 · Colombia has a long and rich history of gold mining, dating back to the pre-Colonial era (Brooks et al., 2016).Gold mining is an important economic driver in the impoverished rural regions in Colombia, with around 300,000 miners working in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector on a mainly subsistence basis, producing an estimated 54 metric …

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Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

2018-9-21 · arid regions. The main impact of mining and oil development on these ecosystems is the alteration of the water regime, especially lowering of the water table and depletion of groundwater. These impacts may result in increased salinization of the soil and erosion, which eventually lead to a decline in vegetation and wildlife species. In densely

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Impact of Zn-Pb ore mining on groundwater quality in the ...

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: Long lasting intensive mining drainage has caused profound transformation of hydrodynamic conditions in the Triassic carbonate aquifer and has led to significant groundwater contamination. Two major sources of pollution have been noticed: various sources situated on the ground surface …

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Impact of mining on groundwater quality in SW Ashanti ...

The focus of this research work is on the determination of the impact of mining on the groundwater quality in the historical mining region of SW Ashanti region in Ghana. This work describes the characteristics of the groundwater chemistry and pollution of the aquifer in the gold-ore bearing formation, which is highly weathered and fractured.

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The impact of artisanal gold mining, ore processing and ...

The impact of artisanal gold mining, ore processing and mineralization on water quality in Marmato, Colombia Environ Geochem Health. 2021 Apr 11. doi: 10.1007/s10653-021-00898-y. Online ahead of print. Authors Keith W Torrance 1 ...

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Impact of mining activities on ground water quality …

2019-7-9 · Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status, Dareta Village, Zamfara, Nigeria ... mined by artisans in the state for Gold extraction which necessitated an immediate remediation of the affected ... will therefore serve as baseline for assessing the impact of the exercise on ground water quality. The implications of

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the ...

2012-6-15 · The Jubilee Gold Mining Company sank the first shallow shafts into the Witwatersrand Supergroup in 1887. J.B. Robinson sank five shafts on the farm Langlaagte to access the Main Reef and in so doing, laid the foundation of modern deep mining – one of these shafts was over 30 m underground and was connected to the others by means of side tunnels.

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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

2011-9-29 · Opencast mining destroys the natural groundwater regime and radically alters the nature of groundwater–surface water interactions. Past experiences of the impact of acid mine drainage on water quality in South Africa Gold mining Gold tailings dumps have been a feature of the landscape around the large gold mining towns since mining began, and

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Environment Impact Statement for a proposed mining ...

2021-6-8 · descripted as an alluvial gold mining. The proponent is currently applying for a mining lease, as the next step to the prospecting licence (NO.PL.01/17) that has been obtained on 12th of May 2017, and is valid till 12th day of May 2020. The proposed mining takes the footprint of a mining lease, (AM02/09), for the same approximate location and area.

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Analysis of Ground Water Quality Parameters: A Review

2021-7-4 · The assessment of the ground water quality was carried out in the different wards of Indore City. The present work is aimed at assessing the water quality index (WQI) for the ground water of Indore City and its industrial area .The ground water samples of all the selected stations from the wards were collected for a physiochemical analysis.

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING AND …

2020-10-12 · AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING AND MINERAL PROCESSING OPERATIONS ON WATER RESOURCES AND WATER QUALITY IN THE ZAMBEZI, LIMPOPO AND OLIFANTS CATCHMENTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA Peter Ashton 1, David Love 2, Harriet Mahachi 3 and Paul Dirks 3 1 CSIR-Environmentek, P.O. Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa

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Impact assessment of coal mining on groundwater …

The overall groundwater quality studies show that 15% samples are poor in quality for drinking purposes and 43% water samples require special treatment prior to irrigation. The present work will help the local government bodies and mining planners to understand the spatial variation of the quality of groundwater of the Brajrajnagar coal mining ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING …

2014-10-8 · The Impact of Gold Mining on Mercury Pollution in the Witwatersrand Basin, ... resulting in leaching into groundwater and surface water. Most of these heavy metals are highly ... removed from the polluted streams in order to meet increasingly stringent environmental quality standards. Conventional chemical and some physical methods are often ...

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Impact of alluvial gold mining on surface water quality in ...

The aim of this dissertation is to assess the impact of alluvial gold mining on surface water quality in the Revue basin. Physical and chemical characteristics of the surface water were determined upstream of, within and downstream of the mining area and in the main tributaries immediately before flowing into the Revue river.

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(PDF) Water Pollution Resulting From Mining Activity: An Ove…

Impact of Mining on Ground and Surface Waters

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MINING AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

2015-5-5 · Physical-Chemical: These impacts are mostly related to impacts on water in terms of changes in quantity and quality, but can also be related to changes in the landscape, which is very obvious in pit-mining systems or also with traditional mines, where access to the mining area, mine-tailing and other changes to the landscape are taking place.

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Impact of Mining on Ground and Surface Waters

2012-2-18 · Impact of Mining on Ground and Surface Waters By H.N. KARMAKAR1, P.K. DAS2 1Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Ltd., R.I-II, Koyla Bhawan Complex, Dhanbad-826005, Bihar, India 2Central Ground Water Board, 24 Kharvel Nagar, Unit-III, Janpath, Bhubaneswar -751001, Orissa, India

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The impact of industrial activity on groundwater quality

2022-1-4 · This sheet focuses on the impacts of industrial and mining activities on groundwater quality. For highly-developed countries, often the greatest concern is dealing with the residual impacts of the industrial and mining legacy of the past two centu-ries. In contrast, for newly-industrialised and devel-oping countries, the main concern may be for the

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