Environmental Impacts Of Quarry Industry In Nigeria

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Socio-Economic & Environmental Impact Assessment of …

Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of Mining and Quarrying: Mines and quarry are extractive and exploitive industries which inevitably depletes natural resources that are irreplaceable. Although mining and quarrying seems to be economically lucrative business in Bhutan, the evidence of corporate income tax

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AGGREGATE MINING BY …

University of Nigeria. ISSN 1115-8443 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AGGREGATE MINING BY ... Environment Impact of Aggregate Mining of Crush Rock Industry 129 farmland and human settlement [6], [7]. As a result of ... the larger the quarry, the larger the ge-omorphic impacts. The size of quarries has increased Nigerian Journal of Technology Vol. 31 ...

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Comparative Study on Radiological Impact of Quarry …

enormously in Nigeria. However, the resulting effects due to quarry activities are the extensive devastation of the environments in terms of deforestation, destruction of nearby farmlands with stone relics, releasing of gaseous pollution and toxic metals from the use of explosives and chemicals into the environment (Gbadebo et al., 2011).

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[PDF] ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF PETROL …

This study investigated pollutants emissions from filling stations and their impact on the air quality. Gas monitors were employed to identify the different pollutants present in the ambient air of the study areas. The results showed that the most prominent pollutants present in the ambient air are the volatile organic compounds followed by methane, then carbon monoxide. …

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry …

FUOYE Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 2, Issue 2, September 2017 ISSN: 2579-0625 (Online), 2579-0617 (Paper)

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The Journal of MacroTrends in Energy and Sustainability

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN OBA-ILE, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA Michael Ajide Oyinloye* and Gabriel Esan Ajayi** ... gravel industry (Nduka, 2003). A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted. Quarries are

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying: …

The study were seek to investigate the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and societies. In this case, responses were sought from questionnaire, key informant interview and observation. 3.1. Social and Environmental Impact of Stone Quarrying Quarrying activity often have long-term social, and environmental impacts. Social challenges ...

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Social and Environmental Impact Assessment - eib.org

This executive summary covers the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for the (1) cement plant and captive power plant; (2) quarry; (3) dam; and (4) gas pipeline. Land acquisition for the project involves involuntary resettlement. The project did not involve physical displacement; but did cause economic displacement from cropland and forests.

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Impact of Air Pollution from Quarrying and Stone Cutting …

More than 300 quarries and 1000 stone cutting industries are exist in Palestine, with a total annual yield of 100 million tons of raw stone and 25 million square meters of good stone. Unfortunately, this industry is usually associated with air pollution. To assess the impact of such action on agriculture and plant biodiversity, two methods including measurement of the …

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Environmental Challenges of Quarry Activities in Part of Ikere …

PDF | On Jan 1, 2013, Adetiloye Adeola and others published Environmental Challenges of Quarry Activities in Part of Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria | Find, read and cite all the research you ...

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Evaluation of the Environmental Effects of the Abandoned

Journal of Environment and Earth Science ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225 Vol. 3, No.4, 2013 Evaluation of the Environmental Effects of the Abandoned Quarries Strabag Quarry at Ibadan, Nigeria and RCC Quarry at J. M. Akande 1,2 Department of Mining Engineering, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

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Effect of quarrying activity on biodiversity: Case study of …

environmental impact of unexploited site meant for quarry activity at Ogbere in Ogun State. Study site Ogbere quarry site is located at Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria in a locality called Ogbere town. The study was carried out in 2008 between the months February and November, spanned within dry and wet season.

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land and …

The increase in the demand for sand and gravel for construction and other purposes such as flood control has placed immense pressure on the environment where sand and gravel resources occur. This study was carried out to determine the environmental effects of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria, using field observations and laboratory analysis of soil …

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry Activities

environmental impacts. Quarry operations can cause serious environmental degradation when proper siting, design, operation and monitoring are not provided [3]. Quarry activities such as exploration, blasting, transportation and disposal of waste rocks impacts environmental; destroys vegetation, natural habitats and cause dust-air pollution.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN …

The study investigates the environmental effects of quarry industries located at Supare Akoko in ... to sand and gravel industry. Quarry is an open-pit mine from which rock or other minerals are ... dams at quarry sites is also a common feature in abandoned quarry sites. In Nigeria mining started with exploitation of cassiterite, produced about ...

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ISSN 2229-5518 ENVIRONMENT AND OPERATION AUDIT …

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY According to [4] all processes associated with the extractive industry have negative impact on the environment. The continued development and exploitation of the earth's natural and mineral resources, has revealed a need to plan, protect, and facilitate prudence during

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(PDF) Effect of quarrying activity on biodiversity: Case study of ...

Abstract and Figures. This study was carried out in quarry site at Ogbere town located at Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State; with main aim of assessing the impact of the quarry ...

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Environment Issues Living Near A Rock Quarry-HN Mining …

14 Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst — A Literature Review. Large amounts of silt and other ef fl uents from quarries (waste, fuel, oil) may pollute rivers as well as under- ground water bodies within and far beyond the boundaries of the limestone area ( …

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Health impact assessment of quarrying in some parts of southwestern Nigeria

Quarrying of rocks and minerals has contributed to the economic development of many nations. However, dusts generated from these quarries have caused environmental and health challenges. Health risk assessment of the environments around quarries in southwestern Nigeria was, therefore, carried out to delineate the effects of quarrying on the environment. …

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst …

ronmental impacts on karst from human activities other than quarrying, but there are relatively few articles that speci fi-cally refer to impacts from quarrying. The reported environmental impacts have occurred in a wide variety of karst terrains, under a wide variety of climatic conditions, where the natural systems

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THE QUARRY INDUSTRY IN ABAKALIKI, 1970-2007

National Workshop on Construction, Operations, Safety and Environmental Management, 2000 in the ECOWAS Secretariat Asokoro-Abuja was particular on environmental impacts of quarry. He noted that quarry operations disturb the following major aspects of the environmental namely: Landscape, soil, surface water and air.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT ON QUARRY

Ambient air quality tested at the quarry and surroundings and test reports enclosed. 2.1 Impacts On Air Quality Mining operations and stone transportation results in dust emissions. Mining activities causing dust generation are drilling, blasting,loading and unloading. Exhaust gases will be produced from mining operations.

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(PDF) AN ASSESSMENT OF GRANITE QUARRYING IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT …

PDF | Granite quarrying for many years has served as an important source of construction materials supply, employment and revenue especially in... | Find, read and cite all the research you need ...

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(PDF) Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry

According to Akanwa et al. [2,3, 7], quarrying and mining have been found to cause land degradation, deforestation and loss of …

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Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on …

The socio-economic and environmental impacts of mining on immediate communities around Borini Porono quarry in Kogi State, central Nigeria were examined. A total of 100 respondents were contacted for relevant information through questionnaire administration and interviews. Quantitative methods such as Chi-square, Pair-

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in …

Environmental effects such as land degradation and pollution of various forms (air, ground vibration and noise) in the surrounding communities where the mining activities (quarry operations) are carried out are associated with surface mining activities.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING …

Stone quarrying activities has resulted in environment issues in Nigeria and Ebonyi State inclusive. This activities has affected Air, Water and Soil quality around the host communities Today demand for granite continues to increase at a geometric dimension.

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Promoting The Positive Impact Of The Quarrying Industry. Join …

Our role is to promote the positive impact of the industry, the career opportunities available and support professionals working within it. The Institute of Quarrying was founded over 100 years ago by four people with a vision for the mineral products industry. They wanted the industry to come together to raise standards, share knowledge and be ...

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The role of environmental factors in industrial site selection ...

Environmental factors in industrial site selection 150 Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal June 2005 belt to service the Harrison's Point site, access tun-nels for the Maycocks/Bromefield site, and road im-provement and upgrade for the Lamberts site. Table 1 shows the environmental aspects of quarry

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THE EFFECT OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE ENVIRONMENT …

Quarrying activities in Nigeria has caused significant impact on the environment, the blasting rocks with explosives in order to extract material for processing gives rise to noise pollution, air pollution, damage to biodiversity and habitat destruction which affect the human environment of a particular area Okafor (2016).

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Environmental Effect of Quarrying Activities in Oba-Ile, Akure …

Therefore, this study will assess the impacts and vulnerability of pollutions and the attendant environmental effects associated with quarrying activities emanating from three quarry sites located along Akure-Owo Road, Oba-Ile, in Ondo State, Nigeria. Study Sites Stoneworks, RCC and JCC Quarries are located along Akure-Owo Road in a locality called

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What are the environmental impacts of economic …

The rapid growth of industry in Nigeria has led to the development of unregulated, large-scale industrial developments without planning permission. This has led to: toxic chemical discharge into drains and open sewers in cities …

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the …

most of quarry sites are on hills which mainly serve as a water catchment area. Table 1. The impact of quarrying on the environment Effects Frequency Percentage (%) Degradation of land and vegetation 57 63.4 Water pollution 5 5.6 Air pollution 15 16.6 Noise pollution 13 14.4 Fig. 3. Land degradation in the quarrying areas