Sustainable use of sand hence enhancing positive socio- economic gains. Key words sand harvesting, Riparian land, socio-economic. INTRODUCTION Sand activities have impacted in one way or another on the social, economic and environmental aspects of man in mining areas. The demand for sand is increasing with increase in development rate.
Nigeria Mining Annual Review - FDI.net.Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State.Coal mining in Nigeria started in 1915 following the discovery of sub-bituminous coal near Enugu by the then Mineral Survey of Southern Nigeria.Read More
PDF On Jan 10, 2017, Simeipiri Johnbull and others published Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the Victory River in Port Harcourt, Nigeria Find, read and cite all the research.
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.Read More
Socio-economic and environmental impact of sand harvesting a case study of magarini-malindi web master 2016-11-10t15 00 25+00 00 Concerning challenges encountered while undertaking the activity price conflict was the major challenge (Table iii).
Sand is a valuable resource and main input in the construction industry in many parts of the world (Eiskine and Green, 2000, Gob, et al, 2005). Mining excavation involves the removal of sand from their natural configuration. Sand mining occurs both on small and large-scale in major parts of Nigeria.Read More
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.
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.Read More
Jun 13, 2014 Indiscriminate sand mining imposes several adverse impacts on the various environmental subcomponents of river ecosystems like bed forms, sediment milieu, water quality and quantity, flora and fauna, and socio-economic conditions of the people in the long run.
Sep 02, 2017 Sand has become an integral input for the provision of infrastructural facilities to meet the development pace and economic activities of Nigeria. As a developing country, construction companies in Nigeria are in enormous demand of sand to deliver modern infrastructure needed to meet the rapid population growth and urbanisation.Read More
Jun 05, 2016 On the occasion of the World Environment Day, Bratindi Jena of ActionAid India explains how rampant and indiscriminate mining of sand has caused serious damage to river systems and is posing a great environmental threat. A decade ago sand was a freely available material, with the growth of construction activities the importance of sand has grown, and it has become increasingly.
Jan 08, 2020 Coastal area is in serious danger from land reclamation in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. This is because of land expansion activities such as urban development. Landscape reclamation is intended for urban city expansion, road construction, housing project, crude oil exploration and sand mining. Reclamation is carried out by both government and private developers.Read More
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.
According to Ashraf et.al (2011), sand mining is the removal of sand from their natural configuration usually for use in construction projects of economic and social benefits. Steinberger et al.Read More
Socio economic impact of sand gravel mining – socio economic impact of sand gravel mining 1. IMPACTS OF SAND MINING Three issues. Nigeria is rich is solid mineral resources, such as Kaolin, gypsum, mica, clay, tantalite, iron ore, Iran is a very important market of the Middle East. Every year, there are a lot of customers from Iran.
Mar 03, 2017 Broadly speaking, social impact is how organizations, businesses or individuals’ actions affect the surrounding community. It may be the result of an activity, project, program or policy and the impact can be intentional or unintentional, as well as both positive or negative. The social impact can be felt by people directly associated with.Read More
The study is cross sectional and experimental in nature involving physical and socioeconomic impacts of sand mining and reclamation. 2.2. The Study Area. Amongst the 36 States in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest state, yet the most populous and economically vibrant city.
The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socio-economic Development of Mining Communities A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region Adjei Samuel1, N.K.Oladejo1, I.A. Adetunde2, 1University for Development Studies, Department of Mathematics, Navrongo. Ghana.Read More
The conducted assessment of state and dynamics of eco-economic interaction between the construction activity and the environment, the basis of sustenance of the urban and agricultural economy in.
What are the impacts of industry on the physical environment In the past industrial growth has had a significant impact on the environment. Coal mining led to the creation of spoil heaps, vast mounds of waste material removed during extraction. Burning coal, to generate electricity, led to considerable air pollution in cities across the UK.Read More
Linear Regression was used to test the economic benefits of sand mining. Results indicated that for every unit increase in monthly number of sands extracted from Ulashi River, it is estimated that the monthly income level of the respondent will increase by 0.317 units. Hence, sand mining has a significant relationship.
Socioeconomic impacts of sand mining and reclamation. 2.2. The Study Area Amongst the 36 States in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest state, o- yet the most p pulous and economically vibrant city. The city is bounded on the north and east by Ogun state the city shares boundary with Republic of.Read More
Nigeria is a developing country whose urban cities, particularly Lagos, are ex-panding at a high rate, thus sand dredging will continue to be a major source for land reclamation purpose and building materials for housing development. Consequently, sand dredging operations would still be very much relevant to the.
The potential benefits that mining brings to a community can be undermined if secrecy surrounds the payment of mining taxes to the government or the benefits shared at the local level. The gendered impacts of mining. Our work shows that the impacts of mining are not gender neutral. Women often experience the negative impacts of mining than.Read More
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