The impacts of stone quarrying to the local community …

The stone quarrying activities in the area included; stripping of over burden, hauling of soil, blasting, crushing, sieving and loading of stones and maintenance of access roads. The greatest factor influencing people to engage in stone quarrying was to provide basic needs while the least was level of education.

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[PDF] Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and …

Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the environment and the livelihood of the communities in Mandera …

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying: …

2019-6-24 · 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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Pulmonary problems among quarry workers of stone …

Background: Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dust-exposed workers; it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Objective: To determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and lung function impairment among quarry workers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Methods: Respiratory problems and lung function were studied in 403 quarry …

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(PDF) Occurrence of Respiratory and Skin problems among ...

An evaluation of dust-related problems associated with manual stone quarrying at Lokpa in Umuchieze, a rural community in Umunneochi Local Government Area …

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AN ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF …

2021-6-28 · addressing the problem of physical access on stone quarrying. The commercial stone quarrying industry also has not been left behind in making this goal a reality. It will use all the necessary data collection techniques such as questionnaires, interview and observations as well as the descriptive research design to make this research a success. ...

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Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in Peri ...

Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying aggregates to the construction industry within the region and beyond. Yet the resource-rich communities have seen little socio-economic improvements. The paper draws on experiences from Nkukua

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Environmental impact of quarrying of building stones and ...

2020-7-14 · Mining and quarrying for minor minerals impart significant economic, environmental and social impacts in and around the affected areas. The problem is severe in the small river catchments as the effective area available for assimilating negative impacts of the activity is minimal, compared to large river basins. To address these issues, an investigation has been …

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING : A CASE …

2020-7-24 · The other problem related with stone quarrying is soil erosion. The quarrying of stones involves the removal of top soil cover. The removed soil becomes loose and unconsolidated and running water easily carry it, leading to soil erosion. The soil erosion has affected the fertility of the area. of soil of Shimla district getTones eroded by

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Mining and Quarrying Impacts | Encyclopedia

2021-11-24 · Mining and Quarrying ImpactsIntroductionMining and quarrying extract a wide range of useful materials from the ground such as coal, metals, and stone. These substances are used widely in building and manufacturing industry, while precious stones have long been used for adornment and decoration. Mining and quarrying involve investigating potential sites of …

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MANAGEMENT OF MINING, QUARRYING AND ORE …

2016-6-17 · management of mining, quarrying and ore-processing waste in the European Union. ... This raises a legal problem as regards the responsibility for maintenance and repair of these facilities since liability, under most laws, cannot be endless. Even where the facility becomes a permanent structure, it is

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quarry | National Geographic Society

Quarrying History. Methods of extracting stone and other materials from quarries have changed since the first quarries were mined in the Aswan area of Egypt. The earliest quarries were mined with hammers, picks, and chisels made of stone or …

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24 · Quarrying is a form of land use method concerned with the extraction of non-fuel and non-metal minerals from rock. Quarries produce aggregates used for building and other civil constructions. Keeperman [2] defined quarry as an act of exploring and exploiting rocks from the earth crust. A wide variety of products from quarries

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DRAFT REPORT STATE-OF-THE-ART: ORNAMENTAL …

2015-3-4 · State-of-the-art: ornamental stone quarrying in Europe stone deposits in Europe would be easy available and useful information about the most important deposits. In recent decades, there has been a tremendous development of new technology for dimension-stone quarrying, especially regarding sawing techniques, drilling and handling.

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10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying Limestone ...

2018-5-2 · Quarrying limestone is the process of removing this material from the ground. As with any quarrying process, there are certain pros and cons that must be evaluated. List of the Pros of Quarrying Limestone. 1. It can be an economic …

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2018-12-11 · stone workers, quarry owners and the community. In contrast it was found that stone quarrying also contributes towards negative impacts to the community such as degradation of land and vegetation cover, and affects the health of the residents, for example muscle pain among many quarry workers, cough/asthma, eye problem and malaria.

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10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying Limestone ...

2018-5-2 · Quarrying limestone is the process of removing this material from the ground. As with any quarrying process, there are certain pros and cons that …

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research about environmental impacts of stone quarrying

Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a . The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local biodiversity, generation of unproductive wastelands, dust pollution, noise pollution, illegal stone.

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF STONE …

A majority (75%) of the respondents from these sites were very sensitive about this respondents revealed that most stone quarry labours have problem and alleged that the stone quarrying activity has migrated from neighbouring other states and are hired on disturbed the aquifers, resulting in reduction in the contract basis.

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10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying Limestone – …

10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying Limestone ...

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Environmental Effects OF Quarrying

2021-2-11 · Quarrying is a process which remove stones or construction materials from the land and riverbanks. There are two types of quarrying, that is, mountain quarrying and river quarrying. Both of them have substantial negative environmental effects. Issues on quarrying is still going-on and were discussed in media.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying

2020-11-13 · Quarrying creates jobs in areas where there are limited opportunities. There is a huge demand for the products of quarrying, such as building stone and cement. This is linked to the demand for new ...

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected …

2013-12-24 · quarrying extracts nonmetallic rocks and aggregates while mining excavates the site for metallic mineral de-posits. Some of the stones extracted are sandstone, lime-stone, perlite, marble, ironstone, slate, granite, rock salt and phosphate rock. The suitability of the stone for quarrying depends on its quality, the possibility of cheap

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Is Stone Quarrying A Regional Problem

2021-2-13 · Is Stone Quarrying A Regional Problem. 15/08/2018· Is Stone Quarrying A Regional Problem At the border, near the ani ruins, armenia has made a stone quarryAni which is a protected site is in danger of collapse due to earth tremors because of the armenian explosionsThe cathedral, dating from 967 and the church of tigran honents, from 1215, have ...

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Uganda: Debate Rages On Over Risks of Stone Quarrying ...

2021-3-15 · Although Mr Ssekamatte notes that the equipment used in stone quarrying is very expensive and needs specialists to operate them, investors will continue engaging the government to exempt taxes on spare parts and equipment used in stone quarrying. Mr Ssekamatte says the new plant which he is installing will cost $3m (Shs11b).

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