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The devastating impact of Gold Mining in South Africa

The effects of dust on people include severe coughing and vomiting while some children have been diagnosed with neurological disorders. Moreover, about 10-13% 13-to-14-year old children who live near the dumps suffer from asthma. Local people said that contamination cannot be prevented. Even water used for irrigation is contaminated.

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Effects of Gold Mining on the Environment Sciencing

Some gold can be found by panning in rivers; heavy gold will remain in the pan, whereas lighter rocks and minerals float out. This small-scale form of gold mining has little effect on the body of water, but the large-scale practice of mining gold from ore can have tremendous negative effects on water quality.

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Report No: ACS14621 Public Disclosure Authorized Africa

2016-7-15 · The focus on local impacts of this study is motivated by the observation that, in general, the socioeconomic effects of large-scale mining are not well understood. In fact, to the extent that there is a public opinion on impacts of gold mining on local communities, it is likely to be unfavorable.

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(PDF) Environmental and social impacts of mining and

Mining companies are also making efforts to reduce the environmental and social impacts of mining and minimize the footprint of their activities throughout the mining cycle, including planning for

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The Local Socioeconomic Effects of Gold Mining

2017-12-14 · 2 Gold mining in Ghana . Ghana has a long tradition of gold mining and has produced a substantial portion of the world’s gold for over 1,000 years (see Hilson [2002] for an extensive overview of gold production in Ghana). During colonial British rule, the country was named the Gold Coast Colony, and gold production was booming.

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Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review

2018-8-1 · Employment and education (impacts from I8 to I14): the creation of jobs (both in the mining sector and indirectly in other sectors) is a positive impact of the mining activity documented in several studies, both at local and national level.

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OP Mwalyosi Impact Assessment and Mining

2017-5-23 · over 1 billion US dollars and boasts of 6 modern gold mines producing 1,500,000 ounces of gold worth >400M US$ annually By early 2005 one more gold mine would be brought into production making a total of 7 modern gold mines in seven years There is also the old Diamond mining

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Mining in Africa World Bank

2019-10-17 · 1.1 Environmental and Health Issues in Gold Mining Areas 9 1.2 What Is a Mining Community? 12 1.3 How Remote Sensing Informs Agricultural Production 21 3.1 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining 70 4.1 Small-Scale Mining Poses Challenges for Identifying Impacts of Large-Scale Mines 99 4.2 Effect of a Mine Opening on Household Access to

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(PDF) Novel Approaches to Air Pollution Exposure and

area and the specific methodology that was appli e d. Similar approach was used to estimate daily Similar approach was used to estimate daily Atmosphere 2020,11,122 5 of 18

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