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Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the

Trees in Uturu Abia State Nigeria Abstract This study was conducted to investigate effects of quarry dust on physiological and biochemical human health plants growing in the vicinity of quarry sites should not be consumed as they may

Socio Economic Impacts of Quarrying and Processing of

SOUTHWEST NIGERIA THE EWEKORO SOCIO ECONOMIC VIEW Mining activities can led to health effects ranging from respiratory problems to mental

influence of mining and agricultural activities on the

Mar 17 from some rural areas of South Eastern Nigeria Global NEST Journal quarry mining area and Ezza South an agricultural/commercial area and were other accidental spills for the hand dug wells which affect the pH of


KELECHI UZOMA Department of Biochemistry Abia State University Uturu Nigeria activities of active and abandoned quarry sites in Ishiagu Ebonyi State Nigeria Soil samples environmental hazards from active and abandoned mine sites which ecological health as some of these heavy metals such as cadmium

Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health

on the Health of Workers and Nearby Residents in Abeokuta Ogun State Nigeria The negative impacts of quarrying activities include land degradation

Participatory Roles of Women in Quarrying Activities in

at the risk of health problems such as severe chest and joint pains headache fever catarrh and Ogun State of Nigeria most quarry activities blasting

Evaluation of the Environmen Quarries Strabag

f these pockets of mining activities as they gained prominence has been aband effect of the abandoned mines and quarries in Nigeria ranges from deva se guideline value of 05mg/l would be adequate to protect public health WHO

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu Nigeria concerning the impact of coal mining activities on animal and plant species removal of vegetation to access coal deposit vis à vis blasting quarrying and crushing of coal Keywords coal mining pattern of settlement pollution impact health effect tree

Environmental Impact of Quarry Activities on Resident of

Apr 5 Technology Federal University of Technology Akure Nigeria attendant adverse effect of quarrying activities on crop health and yield and on

An Overview Of The Nigerian Minerals And Mining Act

Mar 17 Food Drugs Healthcare Life Sciences This paper reviews the critical aspects of the Act MINERALS PROSPECTING MINING AND QUARRYING holder to conduct exploration activities upon the land within the area of his

Assessment of the environmental impacts of marble

the Nigerian standards of 03mg/l The effects of lead accumulation human health is well known quarrying activities and some of the deep open cast and

KWM The mining sector in Nigeria

Dec 1 According to the Nigerian Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative with coal mining and quarrying other minerals leading the growth 3 No 31 of Environmental Impact Assessment Act Cap E12 LFN In addition there is a prohibition of exploration or mining activities on

Respiratory symptoms and ventilatory functions among

The art of quarrying is an age long economic activity in areas endowed with natural Airborne particulates pose a potential health risk to quarry employees in the A preliminary study among quarry workers in Edo State in southern Nigeria

Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area of

Keywords Ecosystem Fauna Gravel Quarry Revenue Sand Stakeholder Construction activities in Minna emirate of Niger State Nigeria predated its existence can affect aquatic species metabolism and interfere with spawning and c

Environmental and Socio Economic Impacts of Lead and

The exponential rise in the number of small scale mining activities in Nigeria of variety of licencing scales that range from a few meters in the case of quarry or small scale mining to as clean water and health care are grossly inadequate


mining activities on the people of Obuasi and other surrounding communiti Five that hold stake in the mining and related environmental and health issues were mines open pits quarries or other diggings open to the atmosphere

Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health

quarries and analyzed the prevalent health problems suffered by nearby residents and quarry workers It also Key words Quarrying impact air pollution particulate matter occupational health Nigeria Human activities that range from

Assessment of Health and Environmental World

Assessment of Health and Environmental Challenges of Cement Factory on Ewekoro Community The study recommends that for Nigeria to maximize benefits of industrialization and industrial activity they create more pollution per unit of investment environment at the quarry site is the rising of dust during blasting

Session 53 Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining

Aug 22 ABSTRACTS Environmental and health impact of mining in Abara and Tungar Southeastern Nigeria to examine the impact of barite mining activities on surface water quality Impact of granite quarrying on the health of

Environmental and Socio economic Effects Of Artisanal

Apr 9 Mining activities which adversely affect the environment include 23 Literature Review An Overview of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Acts Due to the dilution and spread of particulates from quarry sites to

Artisanal and small scale World Health

Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with artisanal and scale mining and quarrying activities worldwide miners in Zamfara Nigeria

Potential implications of mine dusts on human

Potential implications of mine dusts on human health A case study of Mukula Mine dusts are products of mining activities which are formed when rocks are This finding is consistent with studies in United States of America USA and Nigeria Impact of granite quarrying on the health of workers and nearby residents in

environmental impact assessment of limestone

Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources of international value including gold Limestone quarrying activities can led to health effects ranging from

Environmental Impact on Surface and Ground Water

Jun 27 Water Pollution from Mining Activities in Ikpeshi Edo State Nigeria dug wells eight river samples and nine quarry pits water sampl could affect nearly vertical fractures located up to several hundred feet away from the

The Role of Nigerian Insurance Industry in Environmental

Environmental Risk Management in the Nigerian Quarry Industry Sunday C activities in the quarry industry do result to health hazards The inhalation of

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in

Feb 14 adverse environmental impact of mining activiti Table 1 shows the mining operations in the Nigerian limestone quarries are discharged daily into with such dust it causes health hazards for some people For example

Effects of Quarrying Activities on Local Vegetation

Apr 25 ascertain the role of quarrying activities on vegetation cover in Ebonyi State Nigeria Quarrying activities affect vegetation cover by hindering it

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