Coal Mining in South Africa

Africa Mining IQ provides people wishing to become involved with projects such as these, as well as other coal mining in South Africa projects, with direct contact details, project tracking and other mining intelligence that helps to win tenders or develop other channels for making contact...

The richest, riskiest tin mine on Earth

Mining in the Democratic Republic , a Canadian-funded company that is trying to build perhaps the most improbable mine in Africa The site, on a hill called Bisie, is about 60km (37 miles) from ....

Environmental impact of mining

The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by chemicals from mining process Besides creating environmental damage, the contamination resulting from leakage of chemicals also affects the health of the local population...

The Ocean Could Be the New Gold Rush

The diamond conglomerate De Beers has been mining diamonds from shallow waters off southwest Africa since the 1960s, so harvesting diamonds from deeper water is a possibility...

Projects On Effects Of Mining In Ghana

GEOG 3104 project 2010 Effects of Mining in Africa Social Effects: The practice of open pit mining in Ghana has destroyed traditional social networks and ways of life...

negative effects of mining

negative effect of gold mining in south africa_Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human HealthEffects Of Mining on the EnvironmentSouth Africa Environmentalon the issues of the serious effects of mining on the environment and human h....

Problems in the mining industry in South africa

Mining in South Africa has always been an enclave industry, albeit with substantial impact on the rest of the economy In the main, minerals have been extracted from deep levels, subjected to some basic processing and then exported as ores without a great deal of beneficiation or fabrication...

Mining Industry Prospects in Africa

The mining industry worldwide is undergoing unprecedented changes, including high volatility of commodity prices and rising exploration costs Africa, which produces more than 60 metal and mineral products, has a huge potential with respect to mineral reserves exploration and production...

Bogumil Terminski MINING

Mining-Induced Displacement and Resettlement, published in 2002 by professor Theodore E Downing 3 Another equally important book concerning this issue is the report, Dirty Materials: Mining, communities and environment , prepared in 2004 by Oxfam America Earthworks 4 My...

Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining...

Poverty and Development in Africa

Poverty and Development in Africa Picture Credit: Curt Carnemark / World Bank Africa, a continent endowed with immense natural and human resources as well as great cultural, ecological and economic diversity, remains underdeveloped...

Social impacts

A negative impact of diamond mining in South Africa would be the change that happens in communiti The sudden influx of money into a South African community has shown to create social tensions and increased amounts of abuse and family violence This is an indirect and long-term social effect and change that is definitely unsustainable...

New Uranium Mining Projects

K-Project for Peace started as an appeal by Ms Racheal Chagonja, an environmental and peace activist from Tanzania, when she saw the devastating effects of uranium mining (U-Mining) to the environment, health, and rights of indigenous people in Niger and Mali [?!?]...