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  • Why blight the North East with more coal mines? | Green

    2019-5-16 · Featherstone said: “The issue of coal mining is of great concern in the North East, where not only Dewley Hill buts also our treasured Druridge Bay is threatened by a proposed new open cut coal mine, despite strong local

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  • HISTORY: The History of Coal in Nigeria | Heinrich Böll ...

    2015-12-2 · Abiodun Baiyewu-Teru looks at the history of coal in Nigeria. Coal was first discovered in Nigeria in 1909 at the Udi Ridge in Enugu by a British mines engineer, Albert Kitson. Kitson had been prospecting for silver. By 1914, the year of Nigeria’s amalgamation, the first consignment of coal made its way to the United Kingdom from the newly ...

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  • The end of the story...and beyond: North East coal mines ...

    2022-1-5 · Coal was in fact at the very heart of the Industrial Revolution. In this North East History series, Audrey Marshall takes a look at the issues of safety and eventual legislation for coal mines in the North East between 1800 and 1850. By 1850 most of the technical difficulties affecting the safety of coal mines had been solved.

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  • Effects of coal mining on the water resources in the ...

    2017-8-24 · Abstract Coal mining in the Enugu area of Nigeria has ... these fracture is in a more or less east–west direction, with some minor fractures in other orientations connecting the fractures in the dominant orientation (Fig. 5a). ... north. Using a fixed electrode spacing of 20 m, measurements ...

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  • 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

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  • Coal mining in Enugu district, Nigeria | EJAtlas

    2021-1-8 · Coal generated lots of revenue for Nigeria between the years 1916 and 1970 when it was one of Nigeria’s major revenue earners. In the south eastern part of the country, mining exploration began in present day Enugu State in 1909,

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  • Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of ...

    2016-5-25 · Northeast India has a good deposit of sub-bituminous tertiary coal. The northeast Indian coals have unusual physico-chemical characteristics such as high sulfur, volatile matter and vitrinite content, and low ash content. In addition, many environmental sensitive organic and mineral bound elements such as Fe, Mg, Bi, Al, V, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb, and Mn etc. remain

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  • Nigeria Mining - Mining Africa

    2021-1-4 · Coal, Lignite and Coke Mining in Nigeria. Coal was first discovered in 1909 and the industry thrived for some years before the Civil War. Prior to the

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  • Impacts Of Coal Mining - Wild Earth News & Facts

    2021-11-29 · Coal mine methane, a greenhouse gas emitted by mining of the mineral, is 20 times more toxic than carbon dioxide. In China, even though 95 percent of the mines are underground, the threat of a methane outburst always looms. Other problems that have environmental consequences are coal storage piles or waste piles.

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  • Coal mining in Enugu district, Nigeria | EJAtlas

    2021-1-8 · Coal generated lots of revenue for Nigeria between the years 1916 and 1970 when it was one of Nigeria’s major revenue earners. In the south eastern part of the country, mining exploration began in present day Enugu State in 1909,

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COAL

    2014-5-14 · Department of Geology and Mining Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences Enugu state University of Science and technology, Agbani Enugu State, Nigeria Phone no: 08037433314. Research Paper Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Mining Activity in Enugu Metropolis, Enugu State, Nigeria Awalla, C.O.C

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  • Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at ...

    2020-8-21 · Coal occurrence, exploitation, Processing, and utilization have strong impact both on human health and the environment. This results from its composition and environment of occurrence. Maiganga Coal occurs in the

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  • Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

    2013-11-13 · The impact of coal mining on land, water, health of workers, air and social impact on surrounding villages and cities is evaluated and environment management plan of coal mining is developed. Therefore, the coal has to be used sustainably as

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  • Nigerian Mining Sector Brief | 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

    2021-12-14 · 1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 ... 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%. ... and has impacts the bankability of mining projects. To address this challenge, the Nigerian Geological ...

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  • Why blight the North East with more coal mines? | Green

    2019-5-16 · Featherstone said: “The issue of coal mining is of great concern in the North East, where not only Dewley Hill buts also our treasured Druridge Bay is threatened by a proposed new open cut coal mine, despite strong local

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  • Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural

    2016-1-11 · affected communities. Moreover, the by-products of coal mining such as loss of agro-based livelihood, decrease of natural capital, pollution and ill health are becoming the matter of concern globally. In this background the present study was undertaken by taking three specific objectives: first, to analyse the impact of coal mining on the local

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  • Impacts Of Coal Mining - Wild Earth News & Facts

    2021-11-29 · Coal mine methane, a greenhouse gas emitted by mining of the mineral, is 20 times more toxic than carbon dioxide. In China, even though 95 percent of the mines are underground, the threat of a methane outburst always looms. Other problems that have environmental consequences are coal storage piles or waste piles.

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  • Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of ...

    2016-5-25 · Northeast India has a good deposit of sub-bituminous tertiary coal. The northeast Indian coals have unusual physico-chemical characteristics such as high sulfur, volatile matter and vitrinite content, and low ash content. In addition, many environmental sensitive organic and mineral bound elements such as Fe, Mg, Bi, Al, V, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb, and Mn etc. remain

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COAL

    2014-5-14 · Department of Geology and Mining Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences Enugu state University of Science and technology, Agbani Enugu State, Nigeria Phone no: 08037433314. Research Paper Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Mining Activity in Enugu Metropolis, Enugu State, Nigeria Awalla, C.O.C

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  • Nigerian Mining Sector Brief | 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

    2021-12-14 · 1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 ... 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%. ... and has impacts the bankability of mining projects. To address this challenge, the Nigerian Geological ...

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  • (PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MINING AND

    The continue utilization of coal as a source of energy is being re-examined because of its contribution to global climate change. As of 1999, total coal reserves in

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  • Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at ...

    2020-8-21 · Coal occurrence, exploitation, Processing, and utilization have strong impact both on human health and the environment. This results from its composition and environment of occurrence. Maiganga Coal occurs in the

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  • The Impacts of Energy Extraction on the Environment in ...

    2014-2-4 · Coal is a major source of energy and it has played an important role in Industrial Revolution in Europe and North America. In Nigeria coal was first discovered in 1909 and further detailed survey indicate reserves in Enugu, Afukpo, OKaba, Orukpa etc all in the south [8]. Sub-bituminous coal is the major type of coal found in Nigeria. It is

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  • Kogi, Benue communities speak-up against adverse

    2020-9-10 · FOLLOWING series of reports by the International Centre for Investigation (ICIR) on the controversial coal mining activities by the Dangote Group, mining communities from Kogi and Benue states have started speaking-up against what they described as an environmental injustice perpetrated by the mining firm against their people.

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  • Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

    2013-11-13 · The impact of coal mining on land, water, health of workers, air and social impact on surrounding villages and cities is evaluated and environment management plan of coal mining is developed. Therefore, the coal has to be used sustainably as

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  • Why blight the North East with more coal mines? | Green

    2019-5-16 · Featherstone said: “The issue of coal mining is of great concern in the North East, where not only Dewley Hill buts also our treasured Druridge Bay is threatened by a proposed new open cut coal mine, despite strong local

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  • Economic impact of coal production decline in NEPA

    2019-2-5 · There are two types of coal mining prevalent in the 13-county region – underground and surface mining. The use of the two methods depend on the depth of a given coal seam. Surface mining is more predominant in the anthracite regions, especially with deep mining having ended in the mid-20th century.

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  • Economic Impact of Coal Production Decline in NEPA

    2019-2-5 · The coal mining industry did not just affect northeast Pennsylvania’s economy. It is dangerous work. The ... Employment Impact of Coal and Coal-Adjacent Industries, Coal-Producing Counties . Industry Sector Employment Labor Income Value Added Output Coal mining -97.9 ($7,131,545) ($27,820,752) ($46,848,393)

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