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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in Ghana Emmanuel Yamoah Tenkorang and Patrick Osei-Kufuor The increase in leases for surface gold mining in Ghana between 1983 and 1998 has had drastic consequences for sustainable land use and management in the country. Most of

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Appendix 2 Environmental and Social Impacts of

Appendix 2 Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining This appendix is meant to provide a brief review of the literature with regard to environmental and social impacts from mining, as well as key regulatory issues. Key Environmental and Social Impacts Environmental and social impacts of mining have been well-documented and an ample

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'No to continued plunder of our resources' Marange The

'Resource curse' aptly captures the story of ordinary people in Marange communal lands. The people of Marange community are saying, 'no to continued plunder of our resources' as it is their right

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THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN

MINING AND PEOPLE THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY AND LIVING STANDARDS. INTRODUCTION AND SYNOPSIS . There are two ways of looking at mining in South Africa. The first is to see it as a sunset industry plagued by

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Mining Indigenous Rights the emergence of a global

Anyone who has seen the massive 900-page book entitled The Gulliver File (1992) will undoubtedly concur that for better or for worse anti-mining activism is a global social movement. This book lists mining projects and their parent companies around the world in alphabetical order and gives background history and environmental impact information (albeit from a particular activist perspective

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The Economic Impact of the Mining Boom on Indigenous

Aug 17, 2015The major expansion of mining in Australia since the turn of the century has seen substantial increases in Indigenous employment in the mining industry, particularly in remote areas. Existing research on the economic impact of mining on Indigenous people living in mining areas has only been undertaken for specific communities as case studies.

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How Does Mining Affect the Environment? Reference

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12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining Environment 911

People with prolonged exposure to coal dust are at high risk of contracting Black lung disease, which left untreated can lead to lung cancer, pulmonary tuberculosis, and heart failure. #5 Fires. Since coal is combustible, the threat of fire is another example of the environmental effects of coal mining.

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The Socio-Economic Impact on the Local Community of the

Mar 19, 2011The Socio-Economic Impact on the Local Community of the Discovery of Diamonds in Marange the research is restricted to impacts of the diamond rush on the socio and economic life of the people who live within the area of Chiadzwa ward 30. Percyslage and Mafoti, Dickson, The Socio-Economic Impact on the Local Community of the

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Do local communities benefit from mining? World Bank

A related question regards the usefulness of fiscal transfers to local governments (the Mining Canon), a key component of the fiscal decentralization reform of 2002, which aims at sharing the benefits and compensating locals from the adverse effects of mining. We find neither a detrimental nor a beneficial effect from the Mining Canon in Peru.

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How Does Mining Affect the Environment LoveToKnow

Land Affected by Mining. A study published in 2012 in the Geological Society of America estimated that 0.3% of global land is affected by mining. They summarize this amounts to around 0.4 million square kilometers. The U.S. is a major mining nation and is ranked seventh in mined metal production in the world with an output valued at $32 billion according to the 2016 National Mining Association

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Talking Points Marange Diamond Mining Operations Under

May 14, 2018New conglomerate diamond processing plant under construction Picture courtesy of Nyaradzo Mutonhori Introduction Right from the beginning, the sunny side of Marange's rich alluvial diamonds was obscured for many Zimbabweans. More so, to communities impacted by diamond mining activities, who have been subjected to counting the costs of mining and hardly counting any benefits.

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6 Potential Environmental Effects of Uranium Mining

The principal features that are specific to uranium mining will be the toxicity of radioactive materials and those materials co-occurring with uranium and the toxicity of chemicals specific to uranium processing. Therefore, this section begins with an overview of uranium-mining-specific effects, followed by a discussion of general mining effects.

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The Environmental Impacts of Mining Fossil Fuels

Mar 11, 2017Our economies run primarily on fossil fuels, a reality whose environmental and health impacts we need to face up to and address urgently. With 66% of our energy needs being met with fossil fuels, we have some way to go before we reach a low carbon and renewable energy mix .. We are all too aware of the direct costs of consuming fossil fuels when we pay our energy bills or fill up our

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Environmental Effects of Extracting and Using Mineral

Mining industry being site-specific and located in tribal and interior areas provides employment to local people directly in mines. In fact mining activity can be a vehicle in the uplift of socio-economic status of the local people. The Indian mining industry is characterised by a large number of small mines. Environmental Effects of Extracting

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MARANGE Police teargas villagers protesting against govt

MARANGE Two minors were rushed unconscious to a nearby clinic Monday after police fired tear gas at angry villagers demonstrating against a government-owned diamond company. The protestors accuse

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Zimbabwe Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Mass

Apr 26, 2018Thousands of villagers around east Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields took to the streets on Monday to protest the looting of diamond revenue and were met by

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Negative Effects of Coal Mining The World Counts

The effects of mining coal on the environment. There are 2 ways to mine coal Strip Mining and Underground Mining both ways have their own impact to the environment and health. We know it but coal is such a cheap energy source that we don't want to let go of it. The negative effects of coal mining cannot be disputed

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Murky world of Marange mining firms Centre for

Murky world of Marange mining firms Jason Moyo 6 July 2012 Zimbabwe's Mines Minister Obert Mpofu estimates that the country's vast diamond wealth could generate $2-billion a year, but it is increasingly unclear who is benefiting more the government or the

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Environmental Impact of mining Flashcards Quizlet

The mining operation discharges 80 million tons of contaminated tailings, overburden and mine-induced erosion into the river system each year. This discharge has caused widespread and diverse harm, both environmentally and socially, to the 50,000 people who live in the 120 villages downstream of the mine.

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FIELD RESEARCH NOTES ON MARANGE DIAMONDS (

production/distribution of Marange diamonds overall; and importantly, its interface with the State mining operations, and particularly the role of the security forces in securing and supervising and managing the fields. Even if the illegal trade has a direct impact on the political and security terrain of diamond sector in Marange, and most

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The Environmental Impacts of Mining Fossil Fuels

Mar 11, 2017Our economies run primarily on fossil fuels, a reality whose environmental and health impacts we need to face up to and address urgently. With 66% of our energy needs being met with fossil fuels, we have some way to go before we reach a low carbon and renewable energy mix .. We are all too aware of the direct costs of consuming fossil fuels when we pay our energy bills or fill up our

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Challenging State-Sanctioned Evictions Diamond Mining

In addition to the immediate response measures, Government and the mining companies began infrastructure development at Arda Transau. The mining companies have since built houses, schools, roads and other amenities at the relocation site. Some few people, particularly local business people, have also been given compensation.

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Potential Environmental Effects of Uranium Mining

This chapter presents a discussion of impacts of uranium mining and processing operations on air quality, soil, surface water and groundwater, and biota. Much is already known about the environmental impacts of mining, both on-site and off-site, and that body of information provides a basis for this chapter. However, the primary emphasis of the chapter is on the unique impacts caused by

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How Does Mining Affect the Environment LoveToKnow

Land Affected by Mining. A study published in 2012 in the Geological Society of America estimated that 0.3% of global land is affected by mining. They summarize this amounts to around 0.4 million square kilometers. The U.S. is a major mining nation and is ranked seventh in mined metal production in the world with an output valued at $32 billion according to the 2016 National Mining Association

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Positive impacts of mining case studies World Gold Council

Understanding the impact of gold mining on local communities before, during and after the life of a mine is a vital part of responsible mining. This includes dealing not only with national governments, but understanding the needs and aspirations of indigenous communities to ensure positive impacts.

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The 4 Economic Benefits of Mining Avalare Sources

Jul 17, 2017There are some economic benefits of mining which befalls a country, thereby placing emphasis on the economic significance of mining and their impact on both the government and the people. In contrast, many people have now raised the question why is mining important to daily life, given that the impact of this industry is felt less by countries

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local

The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods and the environment in the forested areas of Cameroon. Working Paper 150. Bogor, Indonesia CIFOR. I appreciate all the people who contributed in one way or the other to this work. impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods, . (), ), ), the (). Cameroon. mining. . and .

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Marange Villagers Unhappy Over Anjin Return At Chiadzwa

Marange Development Trust chairman Malvern Mudiwa said this development does not augur well with villagers who feel short changed by mining companies extracting diamonds in their backyards. Mudiwa said they have resorted to seeking non judicial redress on sticking issues of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), rampant pollution and

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The social and environmental impact of mining in the

Local source working in the mining sector, Lubumbashi (DRC), November 2005 The social and environmental impact of mining in the ACP countries is a subject that is often not included in the agenda of international meetings, despite its importance. Indeed the impact of mining on the environment and population, although it is often

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What are the negative effects about mining answers

Some negative effects on people living in mining areas are polluted air and water due to Methane or dusts, and the lands mined can be not reclaimed. Mines that are not reclaimed cause damage to

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Impact of Mining and Resource Development A Case

2.3 General impacts of mining on regional communities 8 2.4 General impacts of mining on local government 14 3. Profile of Local Councils The Baseline 17 3.1 Population growth 17 3.2 Employment in various industries 19 3.3 Post-school qualifications 25 3.4 Age distribution 26 3.5 Council finances 27

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Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining

The specific objectives are to assess the socio-economic impacts of the mine on the local people and examine its environmental effects on soil, water resources, vegetation cover and air quality in

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF

In Africa, because of economic pressures and slower evolution of environmental awareness, local communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in Zimbabwe The

Environmental Impact Assessment is a planning tool used to identify, predict, and assess potential impacts (either negative or positive) that may arise from planned projects, and come up

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