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The Impact of Mining on the Environment - Problems and Solutions: Proceedings of the International Symposium, Nagpur, India, January 1994


Covers all aspects of environmental problems associated with mining. Topics covered include physical impacts; chemical impacts; impacts on biological systems; socioeconomic systems; general environmental impacts; rehabilitation and reclamation; and legislation and environmental audit.
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Covers all aspects of environmental problems associated with mining. Topics covered include physical impacts; chemical impacts; impacts on biological systems; socioeconomic systems; general environmental impacts; rehabilitation and reclamation; and legislation and environmental audit.
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Papers of the conference held in Nagpur, India, January 11-16, 1994, deal with the physical and chemical impacts upon biological systems and the socio-economic milieu. They cover rehabilitation & reclamation, legislation, and future prospects. No index. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789054102632
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1994
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Fugitive Dust Characterisation in Opencast Mining Areas 3
Respirable Dust Concentration: A Case Study for a Group of Mines and Crushing Plants 11
Haul Road Dust Consolidation in Opencast Mines, Application of Jalshakti - A New Approach 19
Prevention and Control of Dust vis-a-vis Road Header Design 25
Air Pollutants in Coal Mining and Coal Based Industries and Their General Effects 35
Noise Control in Underground Mines - A Case Study 45
Noise Pollution in Opencast Mines - Its Impact on Human Environment 55
Quick Intelligent Solutions of the Management Prevented Environmental Disaster in a Large Opencast Iron Ore Mine of Kudremuck Iron Ore Co. Ltd. - A Case Study 67
Methodology to Characterise Random Emanation in Environmental Sciences Random Measurements in Coal Mines in Kousbass Region 73
Some Incorrect Problems in Ground Movement Theory 81
Mathematical Model for Water Quality Impact Assessment and Its Computer Application in Coal Mine Water 91
Reclamation of Heavy Metal Ions from Mine Water by Ferritization 103
Various Effects of Mining on Groundwater Quality and Resources 113
Impact of Mining on Water Regime with Special Reference to Heavy Metal Contamination 117
Acid Mine Drainage and Its Treatment 131
Estimation of Uranium in Drinking Water and Urine Samples by Laser Induced Fluorimetry 143
Chronic Copper Toxicity in Ruminants - Prophylatic Salt Lick 153
Forest Ecosystem and Mining Activity 159
Designing Eco-Balance System for Mechanised Opencast Limestone Mines in Thar Desert Area of Western Rajasthan 173
Socio-Economic Impacts - An Overview Based on Coal Mining Projects 183
Impact of Mining Projects on the Socio-economics of the Region 193
System Dynamics Model for Environment - Human Systems Interaction in the Mining Industry 209
Minerals Development and the Environment - The Ghanaian Case 221
The Impact of Processing of Lead-Zinc Ores on the Surrounding Environment 229
Environmental Impact Assessment for Surface Coal Mine - A Case Study 237
The Impact of Chromite Mining on the Environment and Appropriate Solution - A Case Study 245
An Appraisal of Environmental Problems of Mining in Himalaya and Their Possible Remedies 253
Impact of Mining on the Environment of the Czech Republic 267
Environment Management of Manganese Mine at Dongri Buzurg Mine 275
Environmental Impact of Pyrite Mining - Problems and Solutions 289
The Environmental Impact of Mining and Some Novel Methods of Reclamation 305
Micorrization: A Technique for Reclamation in Arid Climate and Poor Soils. Experiences in Almeria (Southern Spain) with Tuber Melanosporum, Suillus Granulatus and Lactarius Deliciosus 311
Reduced Oxidation and Leaching of Metal Sulphides - The Possible Application of Soluble Sodium Silicate in the Passivation of Chemically Reactive Mineral Surfaces 321
Challenges of the Old Copper and Tin Mining Sites in Redruth - Camborne Area of U.K. and Lessons to be Learnt 331
Reclamation of Coal Mine Spoil Dump through Integrated Biotechnological Approach 339
Development and Afforestation of Mine Spoil Dumps in Manganese Ore (India) Ltd., Nagpur 349
Opencast Mine Reclamation in Spain: A Review with Particular Reference to the Montehano Mine (Cantabria, Northern Spain) 355
Revegetation of Coal Mine Spoils by Application of Domestic Raw Sewage 369
Sustainable Development in Indian Mines through Environmental Audit 385
Environment Legislation for Sustainable Development of Indian Mines 401
Development of Environmental Legislation Around the World 411
Pricing - A Means to Rectify Environmental Damage in Mineral Industry 417
Reclamation of Mined Lands in Brazil 423
The Impact of Mining on the Environment Necessary Evil or Merely a Calamity? 429
Impact of Mining on Tropical Forest, Central India: Signposts to Future Development Strategies in Environmentally Sensitive Regions 435
Copper Mining in Malaysia - Environmental Pollution and Its Control 443
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