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Implication of Mining to Health in Maiganga Coal Mine ...

2021-8-5 · Implication of Mining to Health in Maiganga Coal Mine, Gombe State, Nigeria Amosu C.O., Enitan C.S.A., Eniola C.S.A. Abstract: Operations of mining are large industrial scale in nature, with significant environmental impacts. The mining industry generates and produces wastes containing high concentrations of

A Review of Geology and Coal Mining In South Eastern ...

2016-6-30 · The extraction and the use of coal in Nigeria started in 1916. Most of the coal in Enugu State is bituminous. Enugu coal is found on thin the spheres of Anambra basin. Coal generally in Enugu is mined through the open cast methods and the underground mining methods. Principally, the Nigerian mining

[PDF] Mineralogical and Physicochemical Assessment of ...

The physicochemical characterization of coal samples from deposits provides mineral distribution and composition data for utilization by scientists and policy makers. The characterization of coal samples of Ihioma coal deposits in Imo state, Nigeria was performed using proximate and ultimate analyses. XRD and ICP-AES were used to characterize the coal samples for potential energy …

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COAL …

2014-5-14 · Coal mining activity exposes the overburden and mine spoils to oxidation. Coal deposits are commonly associated with pyrite and marcasite (FeS 2). This is stable below water table, because when water table lowers, it is oxidized. Oxidation of pyrite produces sulphuric acid which pollutes the water. The pH values for Onyeama, Okpara, abandoned ...

Managing Coal Mine Closure

2018-12-13 · 3 The narrow economic base of many coal mining regions requires careful mitiga-tion of coal mine closure impacts. Coal mining is often concentrated in regions far from major population and economic centers where alternative employment pros-pects may be found . As a result, "mono-industry" coal towns and regions face mul-

ACT, 2007 MINING IN NIGERIA –THE NIGERIAN …

2020-12-9 · MINING IN NIGERIA –THE NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT, 2007 "For long, West Africa has been a destination of choice for mining executives the world over, with countries like Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Niger being actively explored and mined. N ow, Africa''s most populous nation, Nigeria,

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at …

2018-6-9 · PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PAPER Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria Princewill C. Ogbonnaa*, Emmanuel C. Nzegbulea and Paschal E. Okorieb aDepartment of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria; bDepartment of Forestry …

Coal Exploration and Mining Geology

2020-8-18 · UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS GEOLOGY – Vol. V – Coal Exploration and Mining Geology - Colin R. Ward ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) • Coal Marketing: the procuring of markets or development of facilities to use the coal that will come from the mine over its working life; • Mine Development: the acquisition, construction and …

Nigerian Mining Sector Brief | 1 Nigerian Mining Sector …

2022-1-3 · 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 ... National Bureau of Statistics, the total contribution of the Mining sector (i.e., coal mining, metal ores and quarrying and other minerals) to the 2015 GDP is about 0.15%. ...

Environmental and other effects of mining and transport

2019-12-11 · Coal mining is an industry which has employed millions of people worldwide over centuries and has played a significant role in poverty alleviation, industrialisation and economic growth. However, during this time it has also become associated with images of damage to landscapes, noise and air pollution, accidents, and

Nigerian Gross Domestic Product Report

2019-11-21 · The Mining & Quarrying sector consists of Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas, Coal Mining, Metal ore and Quarrying and other Minerals sub-activities. In nominal terms, this sector grew by 5.98% (year on year) in Q3 2019. Quarrying and other minerals exhibited the highest growth rate of all the sub-activities at 58.03%, followed by coal at 43.68%.

ROLE OF COAL IN NIGERIA

2020-12-13 · The national government, specifically the Nigerian Coal Corporation (NCC), owns 100 percent of the Nigerian coal industry, but the government''s monopoly of coal mining is being relaxed. Beginning in 1990, the NCC initiated efforts to privatize the coal industry by entering into several different joint venture arrangements.

NIGERIA''S COUNTRY REPORT ON COAL MINE METHANE …

2006-5-25 · (ii) Existing Potential Coal Mines Sites With Reserves In Nigeria S/N MINE LOCATIONSTATE TYPE OF COAL ESTIMATED RESERVES (MIL.T) PROVEN RESERVES (MIL.T) BOREHOLE RECORDS COAL OUTCORP AND SEAM THICKNESS (M)DEPT OF COAL (M) DEPTH OF COAL (M) MINING METHODS 1. Okpara Mine Enugu Sub-Bituminous 100 24 …

Mining Guide

2019-6-19 · Mining in Indonesia Investment and Taxation Guide 7 Term Definition PTBA PT Bukit Asam Tbk. (State-Owned Coal Mining Company) PwC PwC refers to the network of member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, and/or one of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity RKAB Rencana Kerja dan Anggaran Biaya (Work Plan and ...

(PDF) The Nigerian Coal Corporation: An Evaluation Of ...

 · coal was discovered in nigeria in 1909 and coal mining started with a drift mine at ogbete, enugu in 1915. since 1958/59, when coal production …

COAL ATLAS

2019-9-17 · Outside the traditional coal areas in Eastern Nigeria, coal is also found in Kogi State. Okobo, a small town in Enjema District of Ankpa Local Gov-ernment Area, has reserves of up to 380 million tonnes of coal. Abiodun Baiyewu-Teru, Executive Director at Global Rights Nigeria, describes the hu-man rights perspective of coal mining in Nigeria.

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE …

2017-3-23 · Coal exploration activities started in Nigeria near Udi in 1909 by the mineral Survey of southern Nigeria. Also, between 1909 and 1913 more coal outcrops were located outcropping at intervals along the Enugu escarpment (Famuboni, 1996). Coal is a major by products in the chemical industry.

Heavy Metals Concentrations in Coal and Sediments …

waste waters arising from the coal mine and carrying these toxic heavy metals must have contaminated the sediments. The objective of this study therefore is to assess the levels of heavy metals in sediments and coal from Ekulu River. AREA OF STUDY: Enugu town has been known to be a coal city in Nigeria. It is situated on the western

Problems Encountered in Dewatering a Nigerian Coal Mine

2012-2-19 · mine and the problems encountered in producing coal in this mine. INTRODUCTION Coal was discovered in Nigeria in 1909 by a team of European ex­ plorers on their way down the Nsukka-Enugu-Awgu-Okigwe escarpment (1). The first drift was opened in 1919 at Obwetti-Enugu under the then Nigeria Collieries. The history of early coal mining in Nigeria

Geochemistry of acid mine drainage and pollution …

2016-5-25 · a coal mine is a function of sulphur content in a coal bearing formation [6]. Besides acid mine drainage, other environmental pollution problems associated with coal mining include; high suspended particle matter in active mining areas, devegetation and the presence of noxious gases due to land subsidence and mine fire, a large portion of the ...

Coal Mines in Illinois

2021-3-9 · and location of coal mining in Illinois, the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) has compiled maps and directories of known coal mines. The ISGS offers maps at a scale of 1:100,000 and accompanying directories for each county in which coal mining is known to have occurred. Maps at a scale of 1:24,000

[PDF] Environmental pollution from coal mining activities ...

DOI: 10.1007/BF02914799 Corpus ID: 129534675. Environmental pollution from coal mining activities in the Enugu area Anambka state Nigeria @article{Ezeigbo1993EnvironmentalPF, title={Environmental pollution from coal mining activities in the Enugu area Anambka state Nigeria}, author={H. Ezeigbo and B. Ezeanyim}, journal={Mine Water and the Environment}, …

COAL MINING IN INDIA : AN OVERVIEW

2013-2-21 · Coal : Prime Source of Energy in India ¾Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel resources in India ¾Coal is the key contributor to the Indian energy scenario. ¾55% of the current total commercial energy needs is met by coal. ¾By 2024-25, the share of coal would come down marginally to about 50% of

(PDF) Sustainable Mining Practices in Nigeria: A Case ...

PDF | On Jan 10, 2016, E Oruonye and others published Sustainable Mining Practices in Nigeria: A Case Study of Maiganga Coal Mining in Gombe State | …

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA''S MINERALS …

2012-2-3 · COAL • Discovered in 1909 • Exploration/mining started in 1913. • Mainly sub-bituminous and has been found in more than 22 locations, in central and eastern Nigeria. • Some Coking Coal has also been found. • Proven reserves of over 639 million tonnes with a further 2 750 million tonnes inferred 30

MINIG AND QUARRYING

2015-7-15 · MINING AND QUARRYING STATISTICS 1. Introduction Mining is the extraction of mineral occurring naturally such as coal, ores, crude petroleum and natural gas. In view of their significance to the Nigerian economy and peculiarities, the compilation of statistics of petroleum and natural gas (which are coded as division 11 of the ISIC)

Impact of Coal Mining on the Environment in Mainganga ...

2016-6-27 · Impact of Coal Mining on the Environment inMainganga Community of Akko Local Government, Gombe State, Nigeria . By Maina Benjamin, Kachalla Aliyuda & Comfort C. Amin Dawa . Gombe StateUniversity. Abstract-The discovery of coal in Maiganga village has attracted the location of coal mining

Coal Mining Detailed Study

2021-6-25 · appendix a: additional untreated and treated acid mine drainage wastewater characterization data . appendix b: draft acid mine drainage treatment cost module:

Study Coal Dynamics in Indonesia

Coal Mining Projected average operating cost (including extraction, processing, transportation, and royalty payment) of Indonesia''s coal would increase up to USD 100 per ton in 2040 (Rosyid & Adachi, 2016) Coal price is predicted to decline to its 2015 price in 2030 (World Bank, 2018) Source: Rosyid & Adachi (2016)

World Mining Data

2019-5-7 · World Mining Data 2019 11 Pakistan''s official conversion of domestic crude oil is 7.6 b bl = 1 metr. t Conversion factor lignite (metr. t to TCE = tons of coal equivalent): Greece, Macedonia 0.19 Germany 0.29 Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belarus, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil,