• (PDF) The physical and environmental impacts of sand mining

    Motebang Domenic Vincent (2016): The physical and environmental impacts of sand mining, Transactions of the Ro yal Society of South Africa, DOI: 10.1080/0035919X.2016.1209701

  • Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land ...

    IntroductionMaterials and MethodsResults and DisscussionConclusionsSand and gravel mining refers to the process of removing sand or gravel from a place of its occurrence . These materials occur in a variety of natural settings and are commonly used in the construction industries worldwide. Sand and gravel occur on land, oceans, rivers, streams, flood plains or hills . An increase in demand for sand and gravel for construction purposes has placed immense pressure on sand and gravel resources. Therefore, the extraction of these two important construction aggre...
  • CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND MINING

    2.4 Positive environmental impacts of sand and gravel mining worldwide 21 2.5 Negative environmental impacts of sand and gravel mining worldwide 24 2.6 Solutions and mitigation measures to sand and gravel extraction worldwide 31 2.7 Summary 37 CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3.1 Introduction 38

  • Musah, A.J (2009). Assessment of Sociological and ...

    Assessment of Sociological and Ecological Impacts of Sand and Gravel mining – a case study of east Gonja district (Ghana) and Gunnarsholt (Iceland), unpublished final project environmental protection agency Ghana. has been cited by the following article: Article. Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land and Soil in Luku, Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria. Ako T. A. 1 ...

  • Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land ...

    Musah, A.J (2009). Assessment of Sociological and Ecological Impacts of Sand and Gravel mining – a case study of east Gonja district (Ghana) and Gunnarsholt (Iceland), unpublished final project environmental protection agency Ghana. Aromolaran, A.K (2012). Effects of Sand Mining activities on Land. 6(1): 41-49p.

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    RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF UNSUSTAINABLE SAND HARVESTING ALONG

  • An Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel ...

    An Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel Mining In Nzhelele Valley, Limpopo Province, South Africa Edmore Kori and Humphrey Mathada Department of Geography and Geo-Information Sciences, University of Venda, Private Pag X5050, Limpopo Province, South Africa Abstract. Sand and gravel mining refers to the actual process of removal of sand or gravel from a place of

  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Sand Mining from the ...

    Moreover, lack of adequate information on the environmental impact of river sand mining is a major lacuna challenging regulatory efforts in many developing countries. Therefore, a scientific assessment is a pre-requisite in formulating management strategies in the sand mining-hit areas. In this context, a study has been made as a case to address the environmental impact of sand mining from the ...

  • Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land ...

    A., “Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land and Soil in Luku, Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria.” Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics

  • An Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel ...

    An Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel Mining In Nzhelele Valley, Limpopo Province, South Africa Edmore Kori and Humphrey Mathada Department of Geography and Geo-Information Sciences, University of Venda, Private Pag X5050, Limpopo Province, South Africa Abstract. Sand and gravel mining refers to the actual process of removal of sand or gravel from a place of

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    Moreover, lack of adequate information on the environmental impact of river sand mining is a major lacuna challenging regulatory efforts in many developing countries. Therefore, a scientific assessment is a pre-requisite in formulating management strategies in the sand mining-hit areas. In this context, a study has been made as a case to address the environmental impact of sand mining from the ...

  • Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land ...

    A., “Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land and Soil in Luku, Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria.” Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics

  • Guidance on the Assessment of Mineral Dust Impacts for ...

    potential for dust generation (e.g. wet extraction of sand and gravel compared to coal extraction). Notwithstanding this, planning applications for most new mineral developments (or extensions to existing ones) are likely to require a dust impact assessment, either as part of an Environmental Statement or a stand-alone study. This is ...

  • Sand mining: ecological impact on environment and

    Musah (2009) carried out a research in Northern Ghana and the East Gondja District on the socio-economic impacts of sand and gravel mining and found out that commercial gravel and sand extraction to supply aggregate to the construction industry has increased tremendously, and this contributed to land degradation and desertification through the destruction of economically important

  • Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

    1.2 Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining 8 1.2.1 Impacts on water resources 8 1.2.1.1 Acid mine drainage and contaminant leaching 8 1.2.1.2 Erosion of soils and mine wastes into surface waters 9 1.2.1.3 Impacts of tailing impoundments, waste rock, heap leach, and dump leach facilities 10 1.2.1.4 Impacts of mine dewatering 11 1.2.2 Impacts of mining projects on air quality 12 1.2.2.1 ...

  • Study of Sand Mining and Related Environmental Problems ...

    Keywords sand mining, environmental impacts, legislation and regulatory framework , mapping of sand mining sites, management strategies Introduction Sand mining is a common practice in many rivers and floodplains across South Africa. The demand for sand is escalating at an alarming rate as a result of ever-increasing building construction projects and other infrastructural development. This ...

  • Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment – A Review

    Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment – A Review ... sociological I INTRODUCTION „Sand mining‟ is a practice that is used to extract sand, from various environments, such as beaches, inland dunes and dredged from ocean beds, and river beds of deltaic regions. The mining is in operation in all the continents of the Globe. Environmental problems occur when the rate of extraction of sand ...

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    Therefore, a scientific assessment is a pre-requisite in formulating management strategies in the sand mining-hit areas. In this context, a study has been made as a case to address the environmental impact of sand mining from the in-stream and floodplain areas of three important rivers in the southwestern coast of India namely the Chalakudy, Periyar and Muvattupuzha rivers, whose lowlands

  • Environmental review pushed into next year for Mid ...

    The Colorado Bureau of Land Management has delayed the potential start date of an environmental review into the expansion of the Mid-Continent limestone quarry until next year. “We are looking at sometime in 2021 to begin the (environmental impact statement),” said a recent statement from BLM Spokesman David Boyd.

  • Minerals - GOV.UK

    An Environmental Impact Assessment must cover the geographical area where the impacts occur, both above and below ground. This is likely to be a broader area than the application area.

  • River mining: planning guidelines for the management of ...

    for the control of sand and gravel mining operations in order to protect local communities, to reduce environmental degradation and to facilitate long-term rational and sustainable use of the natural resource base. This project (Project R7814) has been funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) as part of their Knowledge and Research (KAR) programme. This programme ...

  • Copy of ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SOIL AND SAND MINING

    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SOIL AND SAND MINING: A REVIEW M. Naveen Saviour Research Scholar, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India- 641 003 E-mail: [email protected], [email protected] Abstract: Sand is an important mineral for our society in protecting the environment, where this practice of sand

  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

    Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental ...

  • Modeling the assessment of socio-economical and ...

    The present article tries to study the socio-economical and environmental impacts of sand mining and work sites located on Tatao River in the North-western part of Iran. It further attempts to assess the impacts of sand mining on local communities of the river bank. The collected data were analyzed through field study in the form of a ...

  • Research Proposal Assessment Of Sociological And ...

    Assessment of Sociological and Ecological Impacts of Sand and Gravel mining – a case study of east Gonja district (Ghana) and Gunnarsholt (Iceland), unpublished final project environmental protection agency Ghana. Read more. Summary assessment of sand and gravel extraction4.92 Мб. Effects of sand mining on physical processes and biological communities offshore New Jersey,

  • Sand Mining - Reduce Flooding

    A primer on various types of sand and gravel mining and associated risks. Written so laymen can understand. A white paper prepared for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Department of Ecology, and Washington Department of Transportation by G. Mathias Kondolf, Matt Smeltzer, and Lisa Kimball of Center for Environmental Design Research at UC Berkeley.

  • The transportation and marketing implications of sand and ...

    If river mining of sand is not carefully controlled it can cause significant damage to the ecosystem and the environment as a whole. The socio-economic and environmental impact of sand and gravel mining in Togo is not well known and there is little research work on selected river systems. Here a method is proposed for an effective regulation of ...

  • Modeling the assessment of socio-economical and ...

    Environmental impact assessment of sand mining (EIA) ... (2015) conducted a survey-based research of the sand mining and its social impact on the local rural community in Bangladesh. They found that sand and gravel mining is a growing concern for the people whose property is near the river basically due to the fact that river erosion in the region has become a man-made disaster. In their

  • MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT

    1.3 Sand and Gravel Mining Policy and Guidelines 2 1.4 Sand and Gravel Mining Management 5 1.4.1 In-Stream Mining 5 1.4.2 Off-Channel Mining 6 1.4.3 Appropriate Extraction Methods and Monitoring Plan 7 1.5 Processing Applications at State Level 7

  • COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMME ON HIGHWAY

    impacts of gravel extraction operations on local communities have been assessed and factors identified which can be mitigated by appropriate good practice. The survey of as-used borrow areas in conjunction with the review of impacts on local communities revealed valuable information. Key points to arise were: Historically, restoration of borrow pits has been the exception rather than the rule ...

  • Debate Over Proposed Gravel and Sand Mining In Lyndon ...

    18/02/2014  Western Washtenaw County residents are raising concerns around traffic, property values, environmental impacts, changes to the water table, and other issues from a proposed gravel and sand mining operation. The proposal is for a site on M-52 across from Green Lake and near a variety of recreational areas.

  • ATHABASCA TAR SANDS DEVELOPHENT ENVIRONHENTAL

    The environmental impact assessment matrix is a simple way of summarizing which impacts are considered of greatest significance. It is a checklist or reminder of the full range of actions and impacts and is aimed at separating, as far as possible, factual information on magnitude of each type impact from the more subjective evaluation of the importance of the impact. The most significant ...

  • Report raises new questions on ... - Aggregate Research

    At the workshop, residents from nearby Auburn Lake Trails asked about the impact of the project on noise and scenic values.They were also concerned about whether the project would result in increased activity at the quarry.Teichert Aggregates project manager Jeff Thatcher said the proposal calls for the business to shift its operations to the bureau property and not increase production ...

  • Hydraulic Impacts of Quarries and Gravel Pits

    Sand and gravel pits are located in every county in Minnesota. In 1990, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Minerals (DNR Minerals), estimated the number of active and inactive operations at 1500 with the view that this number was likely too low (Dennis Martin, pers. comm.). Quarries for mining limestone, dolomite, sandstone, and hard rock (granite and quartzite) are ...

  • CDC - Mining Projects - NIOSH

    NIOSH Mining projects are competitively funded intramural research based on focused scientific questions or hypotheses aimed to address a relevant challenge in protecting the health and safety of mine workers. Each project has a principal investigator (PI) who directs the research and writes a funding proposal, including the planned research aims, the work to be done, the NIOSH Mining ...

  • Minerals Resource Report Kent (comprising Kent, Medway ...

    baseline data for environmental impact studies and environmental guidelines. It also enables a more sustainable pattern and standard of development to be achieved by valuing mineral resources as national assets. The mineral resources covered are sand and gravel, silica sand, limestone and chalk, cement raw materials, building stone, brick clay and brickearth, fuller’s earth, coal and ...

  • 1.1 PHASES OF A MINING PROJECT - ELAW

    such as sand, gravel, and limestone. 4 Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs sensitive areas or are near previously isolated communities. If a proposed mining project involves the construction of any access roads, then the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the project must include a comprehensive assessment of the environmental and social impacts of these roads. 1.1.2.2 Site ...

  • Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

    are reports that describe environmental impacts on karst from mining resources other than carbonate rock. Theories about how extraction of carbonate rock can impact the environment can be extrapolated from some of these reports. Natural Formation of Karst There is a tremendous variety of carbonate rocks and these rocks exist in a broad range of climatic situations. Weathering of carbonate ...

  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Management Plan

    Ohorongo Mining (Pty) Ltd Proposed Cement Manufacturing Plant and Quarry: Sargberg (Otavi/Tsumeb) Environmental Impact Assessment and Management Plan CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION.....4 1.1 Project Proponent.....4 1.2 Need for the Project.....4 1.3 Location.....4 1.4 Public Participation and Scoping Report .....6 1.5 Approach to this Environmental Impact Assessment .....7 1.6 Approach to the ...