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Page 1 Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 4 (2): 135-140… pdf

granite quarrying on the environment. Ground vibration, air pollution, land degradation, water pollution, noise are some of the physical impacts of granite quarrying on. Fig. 1: Map of Nigeria showing Oyo state. 136 the environment. The socio-economic impact includes; resettlement or provision of different lifestyle to the local.

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Quarry and gravel extraction resource management…

The effects of quarries also vary by their nature (rock or sand) and whether they are in short- or long-term use, in continuous use or used irregularly or seasonally. Quarrying involves the excavation of rock, gravel or sand from the ground (including river beds and beaches). Rock-won aggregate is typically produced through...

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Evaluation of Old Netim Basement Rocks (South-Eastern… pdf

10 Aug 2012 ... Introduction. The high demands for crushed rocks as construction materials in the Cross River State and elsewhere in Nigeria have led to the establishment of many granite quarries by investors for the production of rock aggregates. In southeastern Nigeria, basement rocks are known to occur at Oban and...

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Use of Crushed Granite Fine as Replacement to…

24 Dec 2010 ... Conservation of river sand in addition to better ways of disposing wastes from the quarry sites are some of the merits of using CGF. Keywords. Crushed Granite Fine; Sand; Rigid pavement; Concrete. Introduction. Concrete is an artificial conglomerate stone made essentially of Portland cement, water, sand...

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Environmental Impacts of Sand Exploitation. Analysis of… pdf

26 Jun 2017 ... the value of United Arab Emirates imports of sand, stone and gravel was around $456M [10]. Desert sand, which ... 2014), "sand deposits are located in the majority of cases on the mountain and river valleys, often ... Section "Sand Mining and the Environment" will present major environmental impacts and.

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Chapter 74 - Mining and Quarrying

Mining has important economic, environmental, labour and social effects—both in the countries or regions where it is carried out and beyond. For many .... As part of its International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour, the ILO is undertaking projects in several countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to provide...

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Quarrying | S-cool, the revision website

Quarrying is one of the biggest industries in the areas where granite, limestone, chalk and clay are found. Unfortunately these areas are, in many cases, also areas of ... Pollutants from the quarry can run-off into the local rivers and cause problems for local people and wildlife. Wildlife habitats are initially lost when the quarry...

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comparing the compressive strengths of concrete made with… pdf

Unfortunately, the effect of quarry dust content in aggregates on properties ... The river sand used in this work was obtained from Otamiri River in Owerri, Imo state Nigeria, the quarry dust and ... those passing sieve 2 and retained on sieve 150 and the coarse aggregate (granite chipping) was passed through.

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining…

This study was carried out to determine the environmental effects of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria, using field observations and ... of farm and grazing land, collapsing river banks, deforestation and water pollution are the environmental effects that result due to sand and gravel mining in the area.

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Environmental Challenges of Quarry Activities in Part of… pdf

Department of Minerals & Petroleum Resources Engineering, Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B. 5351, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria. Abstract: This paper ... The other environmental issues which are river siltation/farm flooding, pollution of water sources and ... from granite quarrying contain 71 percent silica. Inhaling such dust...

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Evaluation of the environmental effects of the abandoned…

4 May 2013 ... Evaluation of the environmental effects of the abandoned quarries strabag quarry at ibadan, nigeria and rcc quarry at wasinmi, ikire, nigeria. 1,666 views ... It was alsorevealed from the findings that abandoned quarries (granite) have more of physical constraints than the chemicalconstraints.Keywords:...

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Determination of Supare Granite Suitability for… pdf

a,bPetroleum Engineering and Geosciences Department, Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Nigeria. bEmail: [email protected] ... The mechanical properties of granite that are of great effects in the production ... are modern quarries at Ishiogu (Ebonyi State), Calabar (Cross River State), Abuja (Federal Capital Territory).

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Kerala: caught between quarries and sea erosion |…

2 Oct 2012 ... Ajayakumar Verma, a senior scientist at the Centre of Earth Science Studies in Thiruvananthapuram, told IPS that unregulated quarrying of granite is beginning to have a perceptible impact on Kerala's unique ecosystem formed of high rocky hills and a network of rivers and backwaters leading into the sea.

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quarry plant in nigeria - how to increase the…

How To Build Quarry Crusher Business In Nigeria Business Nigeria. Nigeria is a blessed country but it is currently suffering from resource curse. Setting up a quarry plant is like injection into the real (productive). Check the price. Nigeria Cross River to set up cement plant and quarry. Jan 5, 2017 The Cross River State...

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Impacts of Rock Quarrying on Akwukwuo Tributary…

2010 Rock quarrying and Ivo River water quality in Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria changes in the environmental or water quality brain, kidney, the nervous system and ... barium mining and stone quarrying, are study area, and this calls for further investigations. suspected to have contaminated the regional aquifer and perennial...

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occupational health and safety hazards associated with… pdf

Occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying activities; A case of Mutonga Quarry, Meru County, Kenya. Maryrose Wambui Wanjiku. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the degree of Master of. Science in Public Health in the Jomo Kenyatta University of. Agriculture and Technology. 2015...

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Effect of Different Coarse Aggregate Sizes on the ... -… pdf

as fine aggregate and granite as coarse aggregate in Nigeria, researchers have been working on alternative ... and quarry dust as complete replacement for conventional river sand fine aggregate. The quantity of ... the effect of different coarse aggregate particle sizes on workability and compressive strength of laterized...

symptoms and lung function values in nigerian ... -… pdf

symptoms among men and women exposed to dust emitted from crushing of granite rocks and to compare ... The sites were the granite rock crushing industries in old Netim, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State,. Nigeria. Respirable dust level was higher in the ... concerning the effects of granite dust on the.

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environmental impact assessment of quarry ... -… pdf

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF. QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN OBA-ILE, ONDO STATE,. NIGERIA. Michael Ajide Oyinloye* and Gabriel Esan Ajayi** ... flooring, such as granite, limestone, marble, sandstone, slate and even just clay to make ceramic tiles. .... valleys, and river channels among several landforms.

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected… pdf

tracted in different shapes and sizes for different pur- poses. In the crushed stone industry, granite, limestone, sandstone, or basaltic rocks are crushed for use princi- pally as concrete aggregate or roadstone. During the commissioning of the largest quarry in. West Africa in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana on 29. May 2009...

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Granite greed - Down To Earth

Frenzied quarrying destroys livelihoods and environment in Karimnagar. ... "Stone quarrying has affected at least 200 villages in 25 mandals (blocks)," says T Jaganmohan Rao, writer and activist. ... Quarrying in the region is silting the river, its tributaries and natural tanks on which people depend for their water needs.

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Session 5.3. Environmental and Health Impacts of… pdf

22 Aug 2013 ... environmental and health impacts of mining on surrounding communities have been major concerns to governments, the general public, stakeholders, organizations and individuals. While the contributions of mining activities to economic development of Nigeria is well acknowledged, it was deduced at the...

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unicem - World Bank Documents & Reports pdf

Nigeria. 9 Environmental Impact Assessment 1992 All projects in Nigeria shall be. Decree No. 86 subject to EIA. 10 The Cross River State. 1994 All projects in the ... 03 Iron stone. Captive Concession Mfamosing. 5. 04 Gypsum. Purchased. Bauchi State/ Import. 500. Table 0.2: Raw Material Sources for the Proposed Plant.

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Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of… pdf

Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of Workers and Nearby Residents in Abeokuta. Ogun State, Nigeria. *Oguntoke Olusegun; Aboaba Adeniyi and Gbadebo .... Rivers. Roads. Quarry sites. %U Cassagrand Quarry. %U Chinese quarry. %U Green palm quarry. %U Multiverse quarry. %U Veritas mining company Lt. %.

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Illegal granite quarrying rampant in Pathanamthitta -…

16 Sep 2016 ... The court had upheld the decision taken by the Union government in 2012, making environment impact assessment mandatory for all quarries of five acres ... V.N. Gopinatha Pillai, vice-president of the Kerala River Protection Council, blames the official machinery and local politicians for the illegal activities.

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Quarries, Air Pollution, Agriculture, Biodiversity -… pdf

Abstract More than 300 quarries and 1000 stone cutting industries are exist in Palestine, with a total annual yield of 100 million tons of ... air pollution. To assess the impact of such action on agriculture and plant biodiversity, two methods including measurement ..... Government Area of Cross River State, Nigerian Journal of.

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Threats to Water Resources Development in Nigeria

Issues of threats to water resources development in Nigeria therefore follows the trajectory of water habitats, agricultural and industrial practices. .... The geology of the basin comprises (from the oldest to the youngest); the basement complex, the younger granite complex, the Gundumi Formation, the Kerrikerri Formation and...

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Evaluation of the Environmen Quarries Strabag ... -… pdf

gs that abandoned quarries (granite) have more of physical constraints than the ffects, abandoned quarries, macronutrients, ... effect of the abandoned mines and quarries in Nigeria ranges from deva tion of the natural environment, accidental .... d river Osun-Seni of about 300m distances. mplex of Oyo state, the abandoned...

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Respiratory symptoms and blood eosinophil level ... -… pdf

3 Nov 2014 ... The health impacts of working in stone quarrying industry have been well-documented [3,4]. ... Cross River State, Nigeria. Address for correspondence: ... system irritants in the quarry sites. KEY WORDS: Quarry, respirable dust, poisonous gases, pollutants, respiratory symptoms, inflammation, Nigeria...

Another resource curse? Black Granite from Mutoko,…

22 Jan 2017 ... Granite rock has been mined by foreign companies, a curse more than a blessing. Resistance led by Dolorosa Mubvumbi of Budja Environmental Conservation Trust.

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Assessment of radiological hazard of quarry products…

The concentrations of the naturally occurring radionuclides 40K, 238U and 232Th in quarry products from southwest Nigeria have been measured using ..... from the main primordial radionuclides in the granites were evaluated using data and formulas provided by United Nations Scientific Committee on Effect of Atomic...

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Abeokuta - Wikipedia

Abeokuta is the largest city and state capital of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria. It is situated on the east bank of the Ogun River, near a group of rocky outcrops in a wooded savanna; 77 kilometres (48 mi) north of Lagos by railway, or 130 kilometres (81 mi) by water. As of 2006, Abeokuta and the surrounding area had a...

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Assessment of the environmental impacts of marble… pdf

(potash, clay) and building materials (granite, stone and marble) quarries. ... Assessment of the environmental impacts of marble quarrying on surface water at Kwakuti, Niger state, North Central. Nigeria. 65 the nation at large. Nevertheless ..... The pollution of a stream or river water due to the concentration...

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying… pdf

Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst—. A Literature Review. By William H. Langer. Open-File Report OF–01–0484. 2001. This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards nor with the North American Stratigraphic Code.

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Heavy metal pollution assessment of granite quarrying… pdf

19 Dec 2014 ... Heavy Metal Pollution Assessment of Granite Quarrying Operations at. Ikole-Ekiti, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2014, pp. 333-339. doi: 10.11648/j.ijema.20140206.16. Abstract: The impact of previous operations on the environment was assessed by...

Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate… pdf

Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area of Nigeria on. Stakeholders ... Abstract. The paper examined sand and gravel mining activities both on land and the rivers as a business venture in Minna .... In many localities, particularly near centres of heavy construction works large granite and gneiss inselbergs with.

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Effects of quarrying activities on the… pdf

EFFECTS OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN. NAIROBI COUNTY: A CASE STUDY OF EMBAKASI DISTRICT. FLORENCE ESHIWANI. REG NO: C50/70641/2007. A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF. THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN.

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Worry over Cross River's untapped goldmines - The…

25 Jul 2014 ... But, unfortunately, Cross River has not felt the impact of these minerals on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The minerals include gold, uranium, ... Also there are 41 granite companies with quarries, especially in Akamkpa, and 22 sand/gravel mining associations. Information for barite miners could...

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Report on a Feasibility Study: A Case Study of Ratcon… pdf

2 Nov 2014 ... Department of Geology, Gombe State University, Gombe State, Nigeria. E-mail: [email protected] .... makes is much easier to be blasted along zones of weakness compared to pinkish variety. Figure 3: The Gray Granite Gneiss at the. Quarry. ... susceptible to weathering, hence it has effect on the overall...

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EFFECTS OF QUARRY MINING ACTIVITIES ON THE… pdf

31 Aug 2016 ... Cross River Basin. Ishiagu is endowed with mineral resources notably aggregates, mineral ores (lead and zinc). Many rural dwellers in Ebonyi State are majorly peasant farmers that ... Effects of quarry mining activities on the nutritional composition of edible vegetables in Ishiagu, Ebonyi state, Nigeria. 469...

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