Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation ...

2013-2-7 · Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria . By Kadafa, Adati Ayuba . Universiti Putra Malaysia . Abstract - Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been on-going for several decades in the Niger Delta. It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely

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Problems in the mining industry in South africa

The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry. A great deal has been written about the first two factors, so ...

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African mining – opportunities and challenges

2012-12-31 · African mining – opportunities and challenges. 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 …

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Risks associated with the exploration and production of ...

2015-5-29 · Eni has material operations relating to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons located offshore. In 2013, approximately 55% of our total oil and gas production for the year derived from offshore fields, mainly in Egypt, Libya, Norway, Italy, Angola, the Gulf of Mexico, Congo, UK and Nigeria.

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IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND THE MINING INDUSTRY: …

2021-2-15 · mining sector. In Tanzania, significant mining started in the 1990s following the trade liberalization policy. Gold mining is concentrated in three main areas: Lake Victoria greenstone belts; Mpanda mineral-field and Lupa goldfields. Diamonds have been mined for over 50 years and more than 300 kimberlite pipes extend from

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Mining Problems and Possible Solutions

2013-2-14 · Mining Problems and Possible Solutions. Mining, Part 3: In his three-part series, Dr Buck Emberg presents a balanced examination of both the need for mining and the environmental consequences of extracting minerals. He explains that mining has been a human activity since before the Stone Age and will remain so in the future.

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Integrated Geophysical Investigation for Shallow-Scale ...

2020-10-20 · This contribution presents the first multi-scale geophysical investigation conducted in the Abakaliki and Obubra mining districts (AOMD), southeastern Nigeria, for the exploration of shallowly emplaced (< 50 m) massive sulfide and barite mineral deposits. Raw airborne magnetic data covering the AOMD was acquired and subjected to diverse enhancement routines to facilitate the identification of ...

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Mining Industry Trends and Challenges

2018-3-27 · This year marks the 10 th anniversary of Deloitte''s annual mining trend report. Tracking the trends 2018: The top 10 issues shaping mining in the year ahead describes scenarios that could put some mining companies at a competitive disadvantage in today''s technological, environmental, and social climate, and offers potential strategies to help companies to thrive in the future.

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Experts list challenges facing solid minerals sector | The ...

2018-9-19 · Owing to the fact that the vast majority of extractable mineral reserves in the country are yet untapped, a senior geologist, Benjamin Ukwuteyinor, has called for reforms in the sector.

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9 Problems Of Mining In Nigeria And Solutions – Information

2020-5-11 · Mining in Nigeria is the process by which solid minerals and other useful substances are extracted from the earth. The geological survey of Nigeria has indicated the presence of over 34 minerals that are currently being mined in more than 450 locations spread all over the country.

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Valuation of Mineral Resources in Selected Financial and ...

2014-5-25 · A discussion of historical developments of vari-ous regulations is supplemented by characteristics of key valuation methods. Differences and si- ... The former group has been facing a problem of different treatments of mineral resources in various na- ... exploration, development and mining. It is strongly related to decommissioning and ...

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Magnetic and Gravity Methods in Mineral Exploration: the ...

2021-8-28 · Henry is a past president of the Mineral Exploration Group, a province-wide mining-industry association in Alberta. To avoid the downtown rat-race and congestion, he works from home, enjoys the free space of the Alberta outdoors, and loves nothing …

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria ...

Aigbedion and Iyayi''s (2007) study of the environmental effects of mineral exploitation in Nigeria indicates that the three stages of mineral development: exploration, mining and processing have ...

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Mineral resources and development in Africa

2018-5-21 · respect, the mining and energy sector is a major factor. It requires careful discussion of the consistency of policies for growth and development. In Africa, French companies hold leading positions (oil, uranium, nickel, manganese). Deeply involved in local economies, they are major stakerholders in those economies and their development.

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10 Problems of Security in Nigeria and Possible Solutions ...

2018-5-1 · This has been the situation in Nigeria in recent years and this posts addresses 10 problems of security in Nigeria and possible solutions. First, worthy of note is the fact that for a long time Nigeria has played an important role in global security by …

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Mineral Resources in Nigeria & their Location

2018-5-30 · Mineral resources are materials of economic interest found in or on the earth''s crust in such quality, quantity and form that can be considered for economic extraction. In Nigeria, mineral resources play a great role in the economic sector. In fact, the Nigerian economy is skewed toward the exploration of minerals.

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ASSESSING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND …

2016-8-29 · 1. Adekoya, J. A. (2003). Environmental effects of solid minerals mining. Journal of Physics Science, 625-640. 2. Ajakaiye, D. E. (1985). Environmental problems associated with mineral exploitation in Nigeria. Paper Presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society, JOS, Nigeria. 3.

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How can mining contribute to the Sustainable Development ...

2021-8-26 · The heads of 193 UN member states have now signed on to a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be the shared global development framework for the coming generation. Mining ...

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10 Problems of Mining in Nigeria

2018-5-22 · The high riskiness of mining in Nigeria is due to the fact that the mineral Sector in Nigeria is mainly driven by the artisanal and small scale miners who embark …

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Nigeria

2020-9-14 · The solid minerals sector in Nigeria also provides an opportunity for U.S. companies to export to the Nigerian market. The Ministry of Solid Minerals Development (MMSD) is working actively to attract local and international investment into Nigeria''s mining sector.

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Sustainable Mining in Africa

scale mining of gold tracing back to the 15th Century. 3. Africa''s enormous mining potential, along with improvements in political systems, and changes in fiscal and regulatory environments has led to a rise in investments over the years. In 2010, mining in Africa amounted to 8 percent of the total global mineral exploration and extraction ...

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Brief Outline Geology of Nigeria and Minerals

2018-6-20 · Title: Solid Mineral Deposits of Nigeria: Potentials, Challenges and Prospects Hafizullah Abba Ahmed1, Musa Bala Girei1, Abdullateef Omeiza Ibrahim1, Victor Ikechkwu Vincent2, Mukhtar Habib1, Hamza Jakada1, Musa Salihu Danlami1, Ismaila Vela Haruna2, Maimunatu Halilu2, Dlama Kamaunji Vandi1, Nasiru Abba Mustafa1 and Yuxiang Zhu1 1State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral ...

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria ...

Aigbedion and Iyayi''s (2007) study of the environmental effects of mineral exploitation in Nigeria indicates that the three stages of mineral development: exploration, mining and processing have...

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GEOLOGICAL DATA INTEGRATION TECHNIQUES

2006-8-7 · reconnaissance surveys, mineral exploration and mining. To preserve this information for future use and to satisfy present demands of current projects, it is very advisable to store these data in one or more common pools called database systems. A list of different sources of data is given in table 1.

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10 Problems of Mining in Nigeria

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria ...

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(PDF) Diversification of the Nigerian Economy towards a ...

2015-4-2 · The second section, gives the outlook of the Nigerian economy with a view to examining the need for diversification of the economy towards agriculture and solid mineral development.

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Problems Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria And Solutions ...

2020-2-26 · Oil exploration in Nigeria has caused a great deal of damage to the water in the environment where the exploration is done. Oil spillage is a notorious defect that has killed the lives in the water and also affected the soil of the environment, thereby causing the inability to successfully plant in those areas.

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MINERAL EXPLORATION AND MINE DEVELOPMENT

2014-7-18 · These social risks associated with mineral exploration and mining are not the subject of this paper. Instead, this paper focuses on the perspectives of private investors in mineral exploration and development. It begins by summarizing the important characteristics of exploration and development, including the various sources of risk.

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Refining in Nigeria: history, challenges and prospects ...

2018-9-27 · The Nigeria Petroleum Refining Company (NPRC) Exploration for crude oil commenced in Nigeria in 1937 when Shell D''Arcy was granted the sole concessionary rights over the whole territory of the country [Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) []].Crude Oil was first discovered in commercial quantity in Oloibiri in present-day Bayelsa State in 1956 when Shell D''Arcy drilled the first ...

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1 · Its mineral exploration and exploitation activity boomed within Nigeria and, since then, tin ore has been mined in several parts of Nigeria including the Plateau Province, Bauchi, and Ilesha, with over 80% of the production coming from the Jos Plateau. The exploration for …

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Special Issue "Seismic Methods in Mineral Exploration"

2019-3-29 · With encouraging results recently obtained in various mining camps, seismic methods continue to make valuable contributions to deep mineral exploration worldwide. This Special Issue aims to publish case studies demonstrating the value of seismic methods for a wide range of mineral commodities located in a variety of mining …

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Chinese mining giant to commence exploration, mining in ...

A Chinese mining giant, Jin Bao Rong Group of Companies, said it is commencing exploration and mining operations soon in the Nigerian mining sector based on improved business environment.

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