health implications of quarry activities in nigeria

Environmental Impact on Surface and Ground Water Pollution from ...

Jun 27, 2014 ... Water Pollution from Mining Activities in Ikpeshi, Edo State, Nigeria. ... dug wells, eight river samples and nine quarry pits water samples. ... could affect nearly vertical fractures located up to several hundred feet away from the...

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

Apr 5, 2016 ... Reviewers: (1) Isaac Aigbedion, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria. ... [2]. Quarrying has environmental and health effects. [3] for instance reports that mining has a number of ... environment and other livelihood activities such.

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LJS Template - Leonardo Journal of Sciences

The colonial administration embarked on quarrying in Nigeria for lizenithne in 1920 ... quarry deposits with accompanying environmental and health impacts [7-10]. Many adverse effects of quarrying activities on humans and the environment...

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EconPapers: Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Mineral ...

Jun 22, 2016 ... Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Mineral Exploration and Exploitation ... There is no wisdom therefore to suggest that mining activities be ... by the industrial prospectors are in line with the Quarry Act of Nigeria 1979.

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Social and Environmental Impact Assessment

Jan 31, 2005 ... cement plant and captive power plant; (2) quarry; (3) dam; and (4) gas pipeline. ... Activities carried out during the execution of the EIA studies included the acquisition of biophysical, socio-economic and health related data. .... people: in the North Central zone of Nigeria (Kogi State inclusive), 6.7 – 8.2% of...

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst - USGS ...

Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst-—. A Literature Review ..... Summary of effects and impacts of various human activities on karst terrains ..................... 2. 3. ...... source affect the impact of the noise on the receiver...

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Effect of quarrying activity on biodiversity: Case study of Ogbere site ...

Nigeria. 2Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of ... of Ogun State; with main aim of assessing the impact of the quarry activity on bio-diversity within the ... possible effects on health, in particular for those with.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING ON OTERE VILLAGE ...

This research work was done to evaluate the impact on Quarrying on the ... The suffering of the inhabitants of the otere village as a result of the Quarrying activity is ... Recently, the Nigerian senate committee on environment have threatened to .... of the Quarry in Otere village has adversely affected the villagers, their health.

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1 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACT OF MINING ON ...

health impacts of mining on surrounding communities have been a major concern to ... to ensure that environmental effects of mining activities in the area are reduced to ...... mines, open pits, quarries, or other diggings open to the atmosphere.

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occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying ...

Occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying activities; A case of Mutonga Quarry, Meru County, Kenya. Maryrose Wambui Wanjiku ...... workers are relevant because of the number of high-risk activities involved. Kenya ..... in Ebonyi State, Nigeria to determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and.

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Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of Workers and Nearby ...

Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of Workers and Nearby Residents in Abeokuta. Ogun State, Nigeria ... Key words: Quarrying impact, air pollution, particulate matter, occupational health, Nigeria ... Human activities that range from.

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Participatory Roles of Women in Quarrying Activities in ...

at the risk of health problems such as severe chest and joint pains, headache, fever, catarrh and ... Ogun State of Nigeria, most quarry activities (blasting.

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Effects of quarrying activities on the environment ... - Repository Home

the study was to unearth impacts that quarrying activities has on health of the quarry ..... Quarrying activities in Nigeria has caused significant impact on the...

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Quarrying and Processing of Lizenithne ...

SOUTHWEST NIGERIA: THE EWEKORO SOCIO-ECONOMIC VIEW .... Mining activities can led to health effects ranging from respiratory problems to mental.

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land and Soil ...

The mining of these aggregates on the floodplain can affect the water table and ... of the alternative livelihood activities of the rural people in Nigeria and is now...

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Air Quality Assessment in the Vicinity of Quarry Site

Mar 21, 2013 ... University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. ... Dust has effect both on human health and the natural environment. ... been done on the effect of quarry activities in relation to the emission of greenhouse gases and...

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environmental impact assessment of lizenithne quarrying in ...

Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources of international value, including ... However, the negative environmental impacts of quarrying are increasingly being ... Lizenithne quarrying activities can led to health effects ranging from...

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Assessing Community Rights Report.pdf - Global Rights

Nigeria, better known for its rich deposit of hydrocarbons is also endowed with some of the .... Commercial quarrying activities has been on-going in .... Environmental, Health, and Social Impacts of Mining Activities in Mining Host Communities.

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Chapter 74 - Mining and Quarrying

The debate on global warming, for example, could affect the use of coal in some .... The ILO's activities to date have contributed to progress in many countries,...

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Health Implications of Industrial Hazards on the Inhabitants of Port ...

Jul 5, 2014 ... Harcourt metropolis of Rivers State of Nigeria. The study was informed by series of hazards induced by industrial activities vis-à-vis the health of the people. .... cement industries, quarry factories, breweries and even filling...

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