Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal

2018-6-16  Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal Mining in the Upper Olifants River Catchment as a Function of Age and Scale PHILIP HOBBS, SUZAN H. H. OELOFSE

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and

Historically, coal mining has had a significant impact on the environment and there is substantial evidence of a strong link between environmental pollution from

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal

2013-3-12  An aspect of the coal mining social impact that is hard to quantify, is the impact on South Africa’s young democracy, its capacity and willingness to regulate

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Environmental impacts associated with an abandoned

2001-1-1  Mining at Middelburg Colliery in the Witbank Coalfield commenced at the turn of the last century. Initially, there was little environmental degradation

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Thungela - Coal - Mining - South Africa - Environmental ...

2021-8-13  Mining coal is one of the most water intensive methods of generating electricity that may impact the local water supply. As Responsible Water Stewards

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

2021-9-6  Coal fires – burning or smouldering coal seams, coal storage piles or coal waste piles – are a significant environmental problem in many countries, including

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and

Shongwe, Bonisile Nolwando. "The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and

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COAL MINING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN

2018-8-13  Abstract: Coal Mining is generally considered to be an environmentally unfriendly activity as all the component of environment are affected by various operations in

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Coal mining threatens people’s access to water in ...

2016-12-16  The impact of the mining industry on water sources in South Africa has become very acute. At least a thousand mines are operational and their water use equals

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused

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Thungela - Coal - Mining - South Africa - Environmental ...

2021-8-13  Mining coal is one of the most water intensive methods of generating electricity that may impact the local water supply. As Responsible Water Stewards, Thungela investigates and implements solutions that result in no permanent harm being caused by our operations to local communities and the environment. Our target is to achieve zero reportable ...

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Environmental impacts associated with an abandoned

2001-1-1  Environmental impacts associated with an abandoned mine in the Witbank Coalfield, South Africa ... Coal mining unfortunately tends to make a notable impact on the environment, the impacts varying in severity depending on whether the mine is working or abandoned, the mining methods used, and the geological conditions. ... Chemical composition of ...

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and

Shongwe, Bonisile Nolwando. "The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa." Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical ...

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Coal, energy and the environment: a South African ...

1994-12-31  @misc{etde_53763, title = {Coal, energy and the environment: a South African perspective} author = {Surridge, A D, Thamm, A G, and Grobbelaar, C J} abstractNote = {As with other forms of energy, the utilisation of coal requires certain procedures to lessen the impact on the environment. A systematic approach to such an execution may categorise process functions (production, conversion ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT - Energy

2018-5-25  mining and deep underground mining are the two basic methods of mining used in South Africa. Approximately 51% of South African coal mining is done underground and about 49% is produced by open-cast techniques.

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(PDF) Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa ...

South Africa. Accepted 7 October, 2010. Acid min e drainage is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining. industry. Acid min e drainage is a major p roblem on co ...

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Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

2 天前  Coal mining’s advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent

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Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

2020-10-9  South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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Environmental impacts of coal mine and thermal power

The study was carried out to analyse the environmental impacts of coal mine and coal-based thermal power plant to the surrounding environment of Barapukuria, Dinajpur. The analyses of coal, water, soil and fly ash were carried out using standard sample testing methods. This study found that coal min

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12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining - Environment 911

One of the most obvious (albeit perhaps least harmful) environmental effects of coal mining is noise pollution. Coal mining is a loud, day- and night-long process that disrupts the lives of those in the surrounding communities, reduces the quality of life and can go on for decades. #11 Loss Of Wildlife. Coal mining requires a large expanse of ...

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Environmental impacts associated with an abandoned

2001-1-1  Environmental impacts associated with an abandoned mine in the Witbank Coalfield, South Africa ... Coal mining unfortunately tends to make a notable impact on the environment, the impacts varying in severity depending on whether the mine is working or abandoned, the mining methods used, and the geological conditions. ... Chemical composition of ...

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and

Shongwe, Bonisile Nolwando. "The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa." Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical ...

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Coal, energy and the environment: a South African ...

1994-12-31  @misc{etde_53763, title = {Coal, energy and the environment: a South African perspective} author = {Surridge, A D, Thamm, A G, and Grobbelaar, C J} abstractNote = {As with other forms of energy, the utilisation of coal requires certain procedures to lessen the impact on the environment. A systematic approach to such an execution may categorise process functions (production, conversion ...

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The importance of coal Statistics South Africa

2015-6-11  In 2013, coal contributed R51 billion to South Africa’s economy, compared with gold’s R31 billion 1. Measured at current prices, coal is now king. The mineral’s contribution to overall mining value added rose to 22,5% in 2013 from 17,4% in 1993.

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As South Africa Clings to Coal, A Struggle for the Right ...

2020-11-24  Rico Euripidou, groundWork’s environmental health campaigner, says that “the South African government has this notion in their minds that coal is a gift,” and notes that the ongoing pollution in the Highveld has much to do with industrial activity that benefits the country’s elites. In the first half of the 20th century, the state-owned utility, Eskom, used coal

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Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

2 天前  Coal mining’s advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent

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12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining - Environment 911

One of the most obvious (albeit perhaps least harmful) environmental effects of coal mining is noise pollution. Coal mining is a loud, day- and night-long process that disrupts the lives of those in the surrounding communities, reduces the quality of life and can go on for decades. #11 Loss Of Wildlife. Coal mining requires a large expanse of ...

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Proposed Coal Mine Threatens UNESCO Site in South

2020-10-16  The Mpumalanga province of South Africa was declared the world’s largest power plant emission hotspot by a 2019 Greenpeace study.The province, which accounts for 83% of South Africa's coal production, is also ranked second in the world for sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions.Mpumalanga is also home to 12 of the country’s coal

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Proposed coal mine threatens UNESCO site in South Africa ...

2020-10-21  Manzolwandle Investments expresses confidence in proceeding with its proposed coal mine on the southern border of Kruger National Park. Andiswa Matikinca reports for Earth Focus Zebra in Kruger National Park, one of the largest game reserves in Africa and one of the biggest tourist attractions in South Africa. Photo courtesy Thomson Reuters Foundation A small...

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What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry ...

2017-4-25  The coal industry has a significantly negative environmental impact on the land, water, and air. It is responsible for producing pollution such as ash, sludge, slurry, arsenic, mercury, uranium, and other heavy metals that pollute the air and waterways. Additionally, coal processing has a negative effect on human health.

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