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Open pit mining Open pit mining where material is excavated from an open pit is one of the most common forms of mining for strategic minerals This type of mining is particularly damaging to the environment because strategic minerals are often only available in small concentrations which increases the amount of ore needed to be mined

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 · A major part of iron ore non ferrous metals brown coal building materials and minerals for industry is being excavated in open cast mines This type of mining has a deep impact on the natural strata Open cast mining changes geological hydrological and geotechnical conditions It influences the existing ecological system and landscape

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9 May 2014 Opencast mining operations in South Africa remain one of the industry 39 s main contributors to short and long term environmental damage

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1 Issue 1 Pages 09 13 2010 Review Assessment of environmental impacts by mining activities A case study from Jhansi open cast mining site Uttar Pradesh

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1 Jul 2016 Acid mine drainage can continue for decades or centuries after a mine closes unless costly reclamation projects are done Greenpeace documented massive open cast coal mines 39 harmful effects in Kalimantan Borneo The mines cause widespread water pollution when they discharge toxic waste into nbsp

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28 Oct 2017 Officially the subject of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Administrative Order is Banning the Open Pit Method of Mining for Whereas the history of mining in the country shows that most if not all open pits have ended up as perpetual liabilities causing adverse impacts to the nbsp

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27 Jul 2012 Large scale mining operations especially those using open pit mining techniques can result in significant deforestation through forest clearing

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How they arise and how their effects can be mitigated Environmental hazards are present during every step of the open pit mining process Hardrock mining

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Opencast coal mining creates more air pollution problem in respect of dust and the fines contain coal particles benzene soluble matters etc To maintain the energy demand opencast mining has been growing at a phenemenon rate in India There is no well defined method for assessing the impacts on air quality due to nbsp

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Open pit open cast or open cut mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow This form of mining differs from extractive methods that require tunnelling into the earth such as long wall mining Open pit mines are used when deposits of commercially useful ore or rocks are found near the surface

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The open cast method of mining involving blasting has contributed to land dereliction From the survey 11 of the total respondents interviewed ranked land disfigurement and use of explosives in blasting fluorite as the most critical environmental hazards

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Anne Marie Baker and Alan Younger The influence of nitrogen and early drainage on production from grazed and cut grassland restored after opencast mining Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 41 1 17 27 2006

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This guide has been written to help support and advise individuals and organisations local authorities community members voluntary organisations local health boards private developers and consultants and others carrying out or considering carrying out a health impact assessment on an opencast mining proposal It

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Air quality impact assessment of opencast mining in tropical areas was performed ▻ ISC3 and AERMOD performance modeling TSP dispersion was evaluated

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7 Jul 2015 This type of mining has a deep impact on the natural strata Open cast mining changes geological hydrological and geotechnical conditions

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 · The leakage of chemicals from mining sites can also have detrimental effects on the health of the population living at or around the mining site In some countries mining companies are expected to adhere to rehabilitation and environmental codes to ensure that the area mined is eventually transformed back into its original state

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 · Strip mining Strip mining also known as open cast mountaintop or surface mining involves scraping away earth and rocks to get to coal buried near the surface In many cases mountains are literally blasted apart to reach thin coal seams within leaving permanent scars on the landscape as a

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Jordan has huge limestone reserves which are used to produce aggregates for construction purposes These reserves are very important economic sectors in Jordan but many of these reserves belong to quarries that are located near urban territories The mining operation type is mainly open cast and this activity has fugitive dust sources that contribute to increasing air quality levels in the

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Jordan has huge limestone reserves which are used to produce aggregates for construction purposes These reserves are very important economic sectors in Jordan but many of these reserves belong to quarries that are located near urban territories The mining operation type is mainly open cast and this activity has nbsp

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Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful substances into the soil air and water Open pit mining where material is excavated from an open pit is one of the most common forms of mining for strategic minerals This method of mining even when it is very much regulated by govt norms poses serious danger nbsp

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A methodology for cumulative impact assessment of opencast mining projects with special reference to air quality assessment Pratik Dutta Sandip Mahatha and

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OBJECTIVES To answer the question whether living near opencast coal mining sites affects acute and chronic respiratory health There are several reasons for this no study material sent to parents or GPs mentioned that opencast mining was the focus of the study the effect was not found in daily diary or questionnaire nbsp

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THE SOCIAL EFFECTS OF MINING AND THE CMC MINE PROBLEM Leonard A Stone European University of Lefke Lefke TRNC ABSTRACT The objective of this paper is to stress the significance of a local environmental problem n Lefke and in particular its social effects A foreign firm has created the Lefke environmental problem

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Fig 1 above shows an illustration of a Open Pit Surface Mine The definition of a open pit mine is quot an excavation or cut made at the surface of the

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Such systems are common practice within Australia open pit mines In surface mining draperies are used to prevent rock from impacting directly onto the concrete covers used as portal structures for underground access Depending on the application two categories of mesh facing could be designed The first is the simple mesh facing where the

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 · An open pit mine is a type of excavation where surface and subsurface materials soil and rock are removed typically through use of explosives and mechanical mining and hauling equipment to gain access to commercially valuable ores or other buried natural resources including coal and gemstones that are relatively close to the surface

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Jordan has huge limestone reserves which are used to produce aggregates for construction purposes These reserves are very important economic sectors in Jordan but many of these reserves belong to quarries that are located near urban territories

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Effect of opencast mining on soil fertility Mrinal K Ghose Centre of Mining Environment Indian School of Mines Dhanbad 826 004 Received 05 June 2004 accepted 08 October 2004 In the process of opencast mining several changes occur in physical chemical and microbiological properties of soil as a result of mining and storage

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Open pit mining is much safer than shaft mining In underground mining the threat of a cave in or release of toxic gas is a constant concern When shaft mining was the most common method of ore extraction thousands died in cave ins gas events and accidents involving equipment In 1907 alone more than 3 200 deaths related to mining occurred

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African Minerals Ltd The company held several interests and a number of mining exploration concessions with the flagship project being the Tonkolili iron ore

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cal for improved environmental impact assessment of mining There is a need for more in depth case studies to clarify the biogeochemical and ecological footprint and environmental mining their effect in different environments and how they are transported and more efficient open pit mining methods will result in an nbsp

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This section describes the five main types of surface coal mining techniques area mining open pit mining contour mining auger mining and mountaintop removal Underground mining is also considered in this section Terrain economics and custom generally dictate which technique an operator chooses All surface or nbsp

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In this article we will take you to some gigantic man made holes open pit mines We ll show you the biggest deepest and deadliest mines in the world

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Business processes for mining include physical design methods scheduling collections expelling and removal of waste materials from the pit In the United States there are several open pit mining projects in operation extracting daily to support three levels of economics local country and global with commodities worth billions of dollars

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BCIT s Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering program is designed to allow well qualified students who successfully complete the first year of the Mineral

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26 Jun 2017 Open pit mining or opencast mining refers to a method of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow It is a form of surface mining The term is used to differentiate this form Contents 1 Environmental effects 1 1 Acid mine drainage 1 2 Erosion 1 3 Water pollution

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 · Mining is widely regarded as having adverse effects on environment of both magnitude and diversity Some of these effects include erosion formation of sinkhole biodiversity loss and contamination of groundwater by chemical from the mining process in general and open pit mining

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Planning Open Pit Mining Operations Using Simulation Dy ALAN 183 8 St Ph D and PETER N CALDER t B Eng M Se Ph D SYNOPSIS

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The environmental impact of mining includes erosion formation of sinkholes loss of biodiversity and contamination of soil groundwater and surface water by chemicals from mining processes Besides creating environmental damage the contamination resulting from leakage of chemicals also affects the health of the local nbsp

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Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful substances into the soil air and water Open pit mining where material is excavated from an open pit

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Globally no research has yet been undertaken on the health effects of open cast coal mining operations which span such large spatial extents and decades long time scale as those pending for the Douglasdale area of Scotland

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2 Contemplation of Blast Design Blast designing is not a science but knowledge experience studying and analyzing past practices in relation to rock strata geology etc makes blaster to achieve perfection Thus for a blaster valuable tool is the file of blast reports that he builds as he gains experience Not only do these provide evidence of the quality of his work but they also

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 · Open pit mining does offer some advantages over traditional deep shaft mining Pit mining is more cost effective than shaft mining because more ore can be extracted and more quickly The working conditions are safer for the miners because there is no risk of cave in or toxic gas Open pit mining is the preferred

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Abstract The present study comprises of soil analyses of Hingula open cast coal mine Angul District Orissa India to evaluate the effect of coalmining on t he health of mineworkers and other

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Open cast mining is a type of surface mining in which mineral resources are removed from the earth through large holes or pits dug into the surface The term open cast mining is used most commonly in Great Britain In the United States open cast mining is usually called open pit or open cut mining

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Surface mining includes strip mining mountaintop removal mining and open pit mining Erosion Loss of forests and subsequent mining operations disturb the soil Strip mining is particularly responsible for soil erosion as the topsoil is blasted to reach the shallow seams of coal in mountain top mining Strip mining has some effects

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Opencast coal mining creates more air pollution problem in respect of dust and defined method for assessing the impacts on air quality due to mining projects

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While Amazon mining may not cause deforestation on the same scale as logging and mass agriculture it has a wide range of effects that can affect the environment in the vicinity of the mining site and downstream from extractive operations

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As a result of excessive accumulation of AMD due to open cast coal mines practiced in the region seasonally some area of the river devoid of any aquatic organism 1 Common impact of coal mine activities include low dissolved oxygen higher sulphate content and turbidity which affect the aquatic life and reduce fish nbsp

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Open pit mining also known as open cut mining or opencast mining is a type of strip Threfore before and during the actual exploitation environmental impact

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Without diamond mining there wouldn 39 t be diamonds so we should at least know used types of diamond mining based on mining techniques open pit mining

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Gold and diamond mining create extreme environmental damage including logging and removing 1750 tones of earth to mine a 1 0ct diamond however there is also the

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The exploration for tin started in the early part of the last century In tin mining in Plateau the open cast mining method was used because the plains of Plateau were flat and tin was concentrated in old stream beds and was washed down from the younger granite outcropping units Gyang Ashano 2010

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Mining can have adverse effects on surrounding surface and groundwater if protective measures are not taken The result can be unnaturally high concentrations of some

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optimization of blasting parameters in opencast mines a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of bachelor of technology in mining engineering by manmit rout chinmay kumar parida under the guidance of dr h b sahu department of mining

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JW docdm 418928 aee for underground and opencast coal mining operations Environmental Effect Assessment for Underground And Opencast Coal Mining

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9 May 2014 Opencast mining operations in South Africa remain one of the industry 39 s main contributors to short and long term environmental damage as they have a direct and cumulative impact on the air water soil and visual quality of the environment surrounding opencast mines says Johannesburg based nbsp

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 · The countryside is the only amenity left in ex mining areas and open cast mining threatens to take that amenity away without offering meaningful

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Directed by Louis Morneau With John Savage Cliff De Young Don Stroud Rick Dean A team of scientists go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible

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 · Atmosphere Pollutes the air with dust This affects wildlife and creates poor air quality in the area When coal is burned it releases many harmful chemicals into the air such as methane greenhouse gas and contributes to global warming Biosphere Destroys plant and animal habitats kills plants destroys resources that animals use and causes animals to leave or die read more about mining

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 · Underground mines which provide the majority of the world s coal allow coal companies to extract deep coal deposits About 40 percent of the world s coal mines are the more damaging strip mines also called open cast open pit mountaintop or surface mining Strip mining impacts Strip mining is highly destructive

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Tri State Mining District legacy in northeastern Oklahoma GINA C M ANDERS AND JAMES S A BER Earth Science Department Emporia State University Emporia Kansas

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What Are the Disadvantages of Opencast Mining Opencast mining also known as surface mining or strip mining has disadvantages that include disturbance of the environment and local ecosystems exposure of radioactive elements and contamination of freshwater sources The use of heavy machinery and blasting techniques also create environmental

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1 Jul 2016 About 40 percent of the world 39 s coal mines are the more damaging strip mines also called open cast open pit mountaintop or surface mining

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Large scale open cut coal mining operations have significant impacts to groundwater in surrounding areas in both active and post mining phases The prediction of water inflows into a surface mine excavation is one of the many components involved in mine design phase Groundwater performance also reacts to mining nbsp

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i CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND MINING AND GRAVEL EXTRACTION FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN GABORONE by TARIRO MADYISE submitted in accordance with the

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opencast mines This paper investigates the dust load of an opencast perlite mine in the Zemplén Mountains in the north eastern part of Hungary Farkas 2005 Within the area of the mine at Pálháza a grinding factory operates also presenting a source of potentially significant dust pollution Regarding landscape protection nbsp

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Jordan Limestone Open Cast Mining Aggregate Particulate Matter PM10 Airborne PM 1 Introduction Limestone in Jordan has a broad distribution occurs in different stratigraphic levels with several meters of thickness and presents with huge reserves in many parts of the country as shown in Figure 1 It is used for con

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20 Apr 2015 Strip mining accounts for about 40 percent of the world 39 s coal mines but in some countries such as Australia open cast mines make up 80 percent of mines Even though it 39 s highly destructive industry often prefers strip mining as it requires less labour and yields more coal than underground mining

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Article Water Pollution Effects On Animals Humans Plants and Ecosystems

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 · Open cast mining is generally considered safer than underground mining but there are still some dangers such as 1 Because opencast mining is

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Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful substances into the soil air and water Mission 2016 proposes that governments enforce regulations on

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 · This creative trend of scrap mining or utilizing ever reusable resource for other mining initiatives stems from the recognition of the environmental costs of excessive materials use Mining exacts a severe and sometimes irreversible toll on public health water and air quality fish and wildlife habitat and community interests

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US the federal government enacted the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 which requires reclamation plans for future coal mining sites These plans must be approved by federal or state authorities before mining begins Impact of Coal Mining on Water Open pit mining requires large amounts of water for nbsp

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23 Mar 2017 The risk of environmental effects increases as exploration becomes more There are significant differences between open pit mines and

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