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(PDF) River Sand Mining and Its Ecological Footprint at ...

The concept of ecological footprint was used as a lens to further inform the effects of commercial river sand mining on the environment. Findings from the

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(PDF) The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of

Excessive sand mining in the Eyaa River, Onne, Rivers State, Nigeria has led to severe cases of land degradation manifesting as river bank erosion of riparian areas in Eyaa, Onne.

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

2019-2-27  scribed sand mining as being damaging because it increases coastal erosion and brings in artificial structures that block the flow of sand in the seas Ghose, 1989;( Ashraf et al., 2010; Ashraf et al., 2011; Archive, 2012; Mills Staats, 2016; Naples Daily News, 2017). The Lagoon areas in Lagos, Nigeria harbors 40% (that is approximately 12

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2020-8-21  in Nigeria and is now becoming an environmental issue. He equally noticed that there is increase in demand for sand for construction and other purpose as communities grow because the construction at present requires less wood and more concrete, which sprout a demand for low-cost sand. Mining of sand on farms and fallow agricultural

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2014-6-16  Aromolaran (2012) studied the effects of sand mining activities of rural people on agricultural land in Agraian communities of Ogun state in Nigeria. His work revealed that mining of sand and gravel on agricultural land is one of the alternative livelihood activities of the rural people in Nigeria and is now becoming an environmental issue.

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Effects of sand mining activities on water quality of ...

2017-8-29  Sand mining describes the removal of sand from where they are deposited naturally. Sand is needed in every aspect of construction, be it road or land restoration. Upon its enormous usefulness, it causes some environmental problems when it is over-mined (Ashraf et al., 2011). Several adverse effects of sand mining

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-11-23  1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 2.3 Limestone 09 2.4 Iron-Ore 09 2.5arites B 09 2.6ead-Zinc L 11 2.7 Gold 11. 3al and Regulatory Framework Leg 12. 3.1 Mines Inspectorate Department 13 3.2 Mines Environmental and Compliance Department 13 ...

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-27  Figure 1. Map of study area showing sampling sites (Source: Nigerian institute for oceanography and marine res earch). major source from River Owuru and flows into Lagos Lagoon at Ipakodo from where it receives tidal influence. The lagoon is utilized for multiple purposes in-cluding artisanal fishing, sand mining, transportation and domestic ...

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Copy of ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SOIL AND SAND

2017-9-1  Sand mining is the process of removal of sand and gravel where this practice is becoming an environmental issue as the demand for sand increases in industry and construction. In almost every mineral bearing region, soil mining and land degradation have been inseparably connected. Unscientific mining has caused

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Sand mining effects, causes and concerns: A case study ...

Sand mining in Bestari Jaya catchment, showing 2.3 m-depth of excavation (23 April, 2010). Physical processes and biological data were collected and analyzed for mineral sand resources in order to address environmental concerns raised by the potential sand mining. Figure 2 shows the depth of ecxaction in the area.

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The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa,

2020-8-4  The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa, Onne, Nigeria Giadom, F.D. Akpokodje, E.G. Department of Geology, University of Port Harcourt. Abstract Excessive sand mining in the Eyaa River, Onne, Rivers State, Nigeria has led to severe cases of land degradation manifesting as river bank erosion of riparian areas in Eyaa, Onne.

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Effects of sand mining activities on water quality of ...

2017-8-29  Sand mining describes the removal of sand from where they are deposited naturally. Sand is needed in every aspect of construction, be it road or land restoration. Upon its enormous usefulness, it causes some environmental problems when it is over-mined (Ashraf et al., 2011). Several adverse effects of sand mining

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Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and ...

2020-7-30  sandy clay is underlain by the sand that is often dredged, which exist in Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and environmental impacts in the Niger delta Tamunoene Kingdom Simeon Abam1*, Tamunotonye Oba2 Abam TKS, Oba T. Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and environmental impacts in the Niger delta.

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-11-23  1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 2.3 Limestone 09 2.4 Iron-Ore 09 2.5arites B 09 2.6ead-Zinc L 11 2.7 Gold 11. 3al and Regulatory Framework Leg 12. 3.1 Mines Inspectorate Department 13 3.2 Mines Environmental and Compliance Department 13 ...

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-27  Figure 1. Map of study area showing sampling sites (Source: Nigerian institute for oceanography and marine res earch). major source from River Owuru and flows into Lagos Lagoon at Ipakodo from where it receives tidal influence. The lagoon is utilized for multiple purposes in-cluding artisanal fishing, sand mining, transportation and domestic ...

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

Land reclamation is gradually posing negative impact on man due to unplanned urbanization. A study was carried out on impact of land reclamation through sand mining of coastal communities in Ikate and Ilubirin in Lagos, Nigeria. Ten waters (8 surface and 2 groundwater sources), 10 soil samples and air were collected and taken for analysis.

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF

2017-3-24  mining communities and if they are aligned to the development agenda of the local government. In order to understand the mismatch that exists between the social and labour plans and the current appalling socio-economic conditions of the mining communities, the study utilised

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Sand mining effects, causes and concerns: A case study ...

Sand mining in Bestari Jaya catchment, showing 2.3 m-depth of excavation (23 April, 2010). Physical processes and biological data were collected and analyzed for mineral sand resources in order to address environmental concerns raised by the potential sand mining. Figure 2 shows the depth of ecxaction in the area.

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8 Major Mineral Resources Of Nigeria And Their Locations ...

2020-3-19  The Nigerian Mining Corporation (NMC) was formed in the early 1980s to explore for gold. In many other areas such as in Kebbi State illegal miners have virtually exhausted the deposits. Even in developed mines such as around Ilesa, illegal mining is a major problem. In conclusion the whole reserves are little.

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The Economic Value of Industrial Minerals and Rocks for ...

2019-9-26  small scale mining operations and should be ready to provide miners with technical assistance in the areas of exploration, extraction, and product marketing. Product marketability is a critical element in the process of evaluating the economic viability of an industrial mineral project. This suggests that deposits must also meet specifications laid

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The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa,

2020-8-4  The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa, Onne, Nigeria Giadom, F.D. Akpokodje, E.G. Department of Geology, University of Port Harcourt. Abstract Excessive sand mining in the Eyaa River, Onne, Rivers State, Nigeria has led to severe cases of land degradation manifesting as river bank erosion of riparian areas in Eyaa, Onne.

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Effects of sand mining activities on water quality of ...

2017-8-29  Sand mining describes the removal of sand from where they are deposited naturally. Sand is needed in every aspect of construction, be it road or land restoration. Upon its enormous usefulness, it causes some environmental problems when it is over-mined

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2020-8-21  in Nigeria and is now becoming an environmental issue. He equally noticed that there is increase in demand for sand for construction and other purpose as communities grow because the construction at present requires less wood and more concrete, which sprout a demand for low-cost sand. Mining of sand on farms and fallow agricultural

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[PDF] Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

Land reclamation is gradually posing negative impact on man due to unplanned urbanization. A study was carried out on impact of land reclamation through sand mining of coastal communities in Ikate and Ilubirin in Lagos, Nigeria. Ten waters (8 surface and 2 groundwater sources), 10 soil samples and air were collected and taken for analysis.

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Quantification and Risk Assessment of Some Trace

significant aspects of food safety in Nigeria [10, 11]. Of the many sources of soil trace metals, little attention has been given to mining (especially sand mining) which is a predominant practice in almost every part of the world as sand is an important component in every brick work, hence it

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Sand mining effects, causes and concerns: A case study ...

Sand mining in Bestari Jaya catchment, showing 2.3 m-depth of excavation (23 April, 2010). Physical processes and biological data were collected and analyzed for mineral sand resources in order to address environmental concerns raised by the potential sand mining. Figure 2 shows the depth of ecxaction in the area.

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Nigeria's Solid Minerals as a source of Economic ...

Appropriate management of solid minerals should translate or some say return Nigeria from just a minerals country to a mining country. Any industry that can generate high economic yield, income, technology and massive employment at the same time -even at the risk of price fluctuation and exhaustibility - is source of economic development. I must disclose my bias immediately,

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CHAPTER 4 Africa’s Natural Resources: The Paradox of

2019-6-29  A dramatic example is Nigeria. Nigeria has been a major oil exporter since 1965. Its oil revenues per capita have increased tenfold in 35 years, but its income per capita has stagnated since independence in 1960, making Nigeria one of the 15 poorest countries in the world. During this period, the country’s poverty headcount ratios have almost

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8 Major Mineral Resources Of Nigeria And Their Locations ...

2020-3-19  The Nigerian Mining Corporation (NMC) was formed in the early 1980s to explore for gold. In many other areas such as in Kebbi State illegal miners have virtually exhausted the deposits. Even in developed mines such as around Ilesa, illegal mining is a major problem. In conclusion the whole reserves are little.

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The Economic Value of Industrial Minerals and Rocks for ...

2019-9-26  small scale mining operations and should be ready to provide miners with technical assistance in the areas of exploration, extraction, and product marketing. Product marketability is a critical element in the process of evaluating the economic viability of an industrial mineral project. This suggests that deposits must also meet specifications laid

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