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Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A

Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A review George M. Ochieng1*, Ephrahim S. Seanego1 and Onyeka I. Nkwonta2 1Department of Civil Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Private Bag x680, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

2 天前  Dear Readers, please refer to this latest article regarding the serious effects of Acid Mine Drainage on the environment and human lives in South Africa. This Harvard

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However,

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

South Africa. Accepted 7 October, 2010. Acid min e drainage is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining. industry. Acid min e drainage is a

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF

2017-3-24  The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six operational and five pending. The Dannhauser

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Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A

Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A review. George M. Ochieng1*, Ephrahim S. Seanego1 and Onyeka I. Nkwonta2 1Department of Civil Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Private bag x680, Pretoria 0001, South Africa. 2Department of Civil Engineering, Mangosuthu University of Technology, P. O. Box12363, Jacobs, Durban 4026, South Africa.

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The Impact Of Gold Mining In South Africa ipl

Gold mining activities in the Witwatersrand have played a pivotal role in the development and existence of Johannesburg since 1886. Mining made Johannesburg ‘the city of gold’ and has since been the main driving force behind the history and the economic development of Johannesburg and South Africa as a whole (Gass, 2012).

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying:

2019-6-24  Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying: South Western Ethiopia, in Case of Bahir Dar Zuria Wereda Zenzelma Kebele A quarry is a type of open-pit surface mining from which rock or minerals are extracted. However, mining and quarrying are destructive enterprises (Sinha, et al., social impact of quarry activity at Zenzelma kebele.

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CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND

2017-3-11  CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND MINING AND GRAVEL EXTRACTION FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN GABORONE by TARIRO MADYISE submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE in the subject ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA SUPERVISOR: PROF

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The socio-economic impacts of mine closure on local

2018-3-6  This paper investigates the socio-economic impacts and coping strategies adopted by the local community of Pilgrim’s Rest in Mpumalanga following the closure of the gold mine. A questionnaire-based survey, administered through face-to-face interaction with the local community and the stakeholders, was the main instrument used to obtain the data. The study recorded both negative and

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Examining the socio-economic impacts of mining on the

The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six operational and five pending.

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Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A

Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A review George M. Ochieng1*, Ephrahim S. Seanego1 and Onyeka I. Nkwonta2 1Department of Civil Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Private Bag x680, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.

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

South Africa. Accepted 7 October, 2010. Acid min e drainage is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining. industry. Acid min e drainage is a major p roblem on co

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Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A

Acid mine drainage is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining industry. Acid mine drainage is a major problem on coal and gold mines throughout the world and in South Africa, the main focus of this study, is no exception. Various studies that have been undertaken in South Africa have shown that the water decanting from the mine companies is highly acidic and

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Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in

2018-3-12  Introduction. Mineral wealth is an important asset that can be used to stimulate or enhance economic growth and spur infrastructure development, including the building of schools, hospitals and road networks.1 Mining has played a substantial role in the development of Ghana, which is second only to South Africa in terms of gold production on the African continent.2 Ghana is equally gifted with

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The Impact Of Gold Mining In South Africa ipl

Gold mining activities in the Witwatersrand have played a pivotal role in the development and existence of Johannesburg since 1886. Mining made Johannesburg ‘the city of gold’ and has since been the main driving force behind the history and the economic development of Johannesburg and South Africa as a whole (Gass, 2012).

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Mining sector & impact of COVID CMS South Africa

South Africa’s mining industry can meet these challenges head-on and emerge in a much better position tomorrow, if we make wise decisions today.” The regulator which has itself been affected by lockdowns and staff shortages as a result of the pandemic needs to tackle the call to process licences much faster.

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CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND

2017-3-11  CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND MINING AND GRAVEL EXTRACTION FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN GABORONE by TARIRO MADYISE submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE in the subject ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA SUPERVISOR: PROF

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Economic Impacts of Gold Production in South Africa

2011-8-6  mining rights into “new rights” under terms specified in the new legislation, according to the South Africa Department of Minerals and Energy (2007). South Africa is estimated, by the US Geological Survey, to have 6000 metric tons of gold reserves. A full 95% of South Africa's gold mines are underground operations, reaching depths

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The socio-economic impacts of mine closure on local

2018-3-6  This paper investigates the socio-economic impacts and coping strategies adopted by the local community of Pilgrim’s Rest in Mpumalanga following the closure of the gold mine. A questionnaire-based survey, administered through face-to-face interaction with the local community and the stakeholders, was the main instrument used to obtain the data. The study recorded both negative and

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An Assessment of the Impact of Sand Mining: Unguja,

2020-10-13  An Assessment of the Impact of Sand Mining: Unguja, Zanzibar Caroline Ladlow this study, three illegal quarries, one abandoned legal quarry, and one active legal quarry. The environmental impacts at each of the five sites were decidedly destructive, and the economic and Pemba, conversely, broke off of the mainland of Africa

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The Impact Of Gold Mining In South Africa ipl

Gold mining activities in the Witwatersrand have played a pivotal role in the development and existence of Johannesburg since 1886. Mining made Johannesburg ‘the city of gold’ and has since been the main driving force behind the history and the economic development of Johannesburg and South Africa as a whole (Gass, 2012).

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Mining sector & impact of COVID CMS South Africa

South Africa’s mining industry can meet these challenges head-on and emerge in a much better position tomorrow, if we make wise decisions today.” The regulator which has itself been affected by lockdowns and staff shortages as a result of the pandemic needs to tackle the call to process licences much faster.

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Economic Impacts of Gold Production in South Africa

2011-8-6  mining rights into “new rights” under terms specified in the new legislation, according to the South Africa Department of Minerals and Energy (2007). South Africa is estimated, by the US Geological Survey, to have 6000 metric tons of gold reserves. A full 95% of South Africa's gold mines are underground operations, reaching depths

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Background Study on the Operations of the Extractive

2019-10-25  2 Impacts of extractive industries on the environment 3 Extractive industries and conflicts in Africa 4 Extractive industries and human rights violations in Africa i. Direct violations ii. Indirect violations iii. Vulnerable groups iv. Human rights violations in the context of artisanal and small scale mining

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Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and

2017-8-10  Mining licenses in post-apartheid South Africa are being granted by the ruling government in sensitive areas that are important tourism hubs and employment generators. Limited research has been conducted to understand mining impacts on protected environments and tourism sites.

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Positive and Negative Effects of Mining Positive

2018-6-5  When mining industries are well managed, countries like Peru, Chile, and Botswana have seen massive economic growth. Mining is crucial for developed nations as well. For example, mining makes up 20% of South

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Environmental Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment in

2021-4-25  only found for FDI stocks for South Africa. Although the mining industry occupies a relatively small part of the land surface, it does have significant and often irreversible impacts (Danielson and Lagos, 2001). By its nature, mining has a permanent environmental impact in that a non-renewable natural resource is exhausted.

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Rural livelihoods, large-scale mining and agrarian change

2017-9-1  This paper analyses the impact of large-scale mining on rural livelihoods in the Mapela traditional authority area, Limpopo, South Africa, where the Mogalakwena platinum mine is operating. In recent decades mining policies have increasingly sought to ensure that wealth generated in the extractive industries is shared more broadly and benefits

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Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

2018-9-21  The key direct impact of mining on forest ecosystems is the removal of vegetation and canopy cover. Indirect impacts include road-building and pipeline development, which may result in habitat fragmentation and increased access to remote areas. While larger intact forest ecosystems may withstand the impacts of mining and oil development,

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