effect of mining and blasting in nigeria

Impacts Of Mining In Nigeria

Galamsey Operators There is no doubt that Illegal mining activities have caused a great harm to our environment. This is because most of the minerals are found in rivers, as a result, the mining ...

Effects of Blasting on Environment

trends to evaluate changes in blast design parameters [5]. The optimization of the final rock fragment/product size on a cost The Effect of Drilling and Charging Design on Cost of Blasting in Some Selected Rocks in Nigeria Saliu M. A., Ajaka E.O., Ohere S. A.

The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

Effects of controllable blasting variables on number of boulders ... Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria J. M. Akande ... In the traditional approach blasting is viewed as a sub-process in mining and its ...

What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry ...

PAGE 4 CHAMBER OF MINES | DRILLING AND BLASTING IN HARD ROCK NARROW TABULAR MINES INTERACTIONS AND LESSONS FROM MINES VISITS TO MINE TRAINING CENTRES Visits were conducted to two large mining companies (one gold and one platinum) to assess the quality and comprehensiveness of training in marking, drilling, charging and blasting…

Question: Why is Blasting necessary?

Apr 25, 2017· 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.

THE EFFECTS OF UNDERGROUND BLASTING ON NEARBY …

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.

Effects of water deck on rock blasting performance ...

2. Water effects on blasting performance. Ineffective blasting performances due to the watery borehole negatively influence the productivity of mines by causing poor fragmentation, poor level cut, back-break, and blasthole blow-up. They also increase the environmental and safety risks resulting in the excessive vibration, fly rock, and toxic fumes.

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status ...

Nigeria, a Case Study of Pandogari and Barkin Ladi/Buruku Surface Mines in Niger/Plateau States. Dukiya J. Jaiye Abstract: Illegal mining is one of the biggest problems with regard to environmental destruction and ecological disruptions. When large numbers of gem seekers and gold diggers converge on a locality and begin

Investigating the Effect of Initiation Device on ...

Therefore, Nigeria will need to revisit the entire fiscal framework for the taxation of mining operation, in order to attract mining majors and foreign investors, KPMG advises.

The Effect of Drilling and Charging Design on Cost of ...

Books on Mining, Blasting and Explosives: * Blasting principles for open pit mining Vol. 1 ... I am a mining engineer by profession, from Nigeria. I read most of your papers presentation and articles on web. ... How to effect the mining process thru a Value In Use explosives program? Explosives added Value 2. What KPIs should be tracked to ...

Mining in Nigeria: Overview of minerals Legit.ng

hazards associated with coal mining at the two mined communities. Furthermore, we investigated the impact of coal mining activities on the pattern of settlement of the local people and the possible benefits of coal mining to Akwuke and Iva communities in Enugu State, Nigeria. Coal mining is the process of extracting coal minerals from under ...

Effects of controllable blasting variables on number of ...

NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT. An Act to repeal the Minerals and Mining Act, No. 34 of 1999 and re-enact the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act 2007 for the purposes of regulating all aspects of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in Nigeria; and for related purposes. [2007 No. 50.] [29th March, 2007] [Commencement.]

The Environmental Implication of Illegal Minning ...

Such situation still hasn't changed because the majority of funds are directed at oil mining, as it's the most dominating sector of mining in Nigeria due to its profitability. Large enterprises aren't involved in gold mining in Nigeria, only some families still tend to be engaged in this sphere.

Nigeria: Rock-Blasting At Quarries Can Subject Residents ...

Dec 11, 2017· Resource Mining and Extractions; Environmental and Community Impacts December 11, 2017 by ecoactors Mining has the promise of bringing good things to communities, but after years mining in Africa while nations boast of high incomes, the communities where extraction have taken place experience mostly negative impacts.

NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT – Nigerian Law ...

The impact of mining conditions on mechanized mining efficiency Operator efficiency—training, motivation, salary, incentives. One of the challenges in determining mining severity is the divergence between engineering, mining and suppliers.

Timing effects on fragmentation - Mining and Blasting

1,2 Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo, State, Nigeria E-mail: [email protected], [email protected] Abstract The research investigates the effect of initiation device on environmental effect of blasting. The objectives of the research were achieved through field measurement and data collection.

A Neighbor's Guide to Understanding the Effects From ...

Environmental Impact on Surface and Ground Water Pollution from Mining Activities in Ikpeshi, Edo State, Nigeria G. N. Idris1, G. O. Asuen2, O. J. Ogundele1 1Department of Minerals and Petroleum Resources Engineering, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Nigeria 2Department of Geology, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Nigeria ...

Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status, Dareta Village, Zamfara, Nigeria *1Udiba Udiba. U., ... Kubwa, Bwari Area Council, FCT, Nigeria [9], and a mean value of 26.33±0.89 oC. was reported for samara, zaria, Nigeria [17] TABLE 3. Mean concentration of Nickel, chromium, Magnesium, Manganese and physicochemical parameters in ...

Resource Mining and Extractions; Environmental and ...

Blasting and Fragmentation Journal. Edited and reviewed by expert researchers, industry professionals, and academics, Blasting and Fragmentation presents contemporary analysis of engineering practices as related to explosives application to rock. Published twice a year. Subscribe Now Submit a Paper Paper Formatting Instructions (PDF)

List of Technical Papers – Mining and Blasting

Surface Mining, U.S. Department of the Interior, located in Denver, Colorado. The module is an example of the technical assistance the Federal government furnishes States to assist them in meeting the requirements of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, upon which their State surface coal -mine regulating programs are based.