case study on impact of mining in the jos plateau

  • Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case ...

    Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case Study of Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region 433 [43] observed that soil and tailings samples are collected from the region within which different substances are expected to be present after

  • Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case ...

    Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case Study of Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region 438 Table 2 Health impact of hazardous pollutant

  • Abandoned mines, homes for the people: Case study of Jos ...

    Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case Study of Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region 438 Table 2 Health impact of hazardous pollutant

  • An Assessment of Environmental Quality; a Case of the Jos ...

    both general and social impacts that have resulted in spoil hills that estimated at about (41%) occupying an area of 325 sq km of the Jos Plateau, while the area destroyed was about 267sq km which is characterized by mining paddocks and Tin

  • The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

    Feb 01, 2019 · Musa and Jiya (2011) assessed the impact of Mining Activities on Vegetation in Jos Plateau using the Normalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI) and concluded that mining greatly affected the natural ecology of the study area and organisms and plants were stripped of their natural habitat due to tin mining activities.

  • (PDF) Analysis of an approach to developing ‘viable policy ...

    Analysis of an approach to developing ‘viable policy’ A case study of a university linkage project Andrew D. Kidd This article is a companion to the pre- The previous article on mineland reclamation on the Jos Plateau, ceding article and seeks to analyse in Nigeria, focuses on the approach followed by the Jos Plateau Environ- greater detail the approach to policy

  • Abandoned mines, homes for the people: Case study of Jos ...

    Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case Study of Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region 438 Table 2 Health impact of hazardous pollutant s (heavy metals and radioactive substances).

  • Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A ...

    Corpus ID: 17133051. Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A Case Study of Parts of the Jos Plateau, North Central Nigeria. @inproceedings{Gyang2010EffectsOM, title={Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A Case Study of Parts of the Jos Plateau, North Central Nigeria.}, author={James D. Gyang}, year={2010} }

  • The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

    Feb 01, 2019 · The Jos field (Plateau State) is used as a case study for areas with existing mines and the coal mines at Enugu represent areas with closed mines. The methodology used for this research includes a field survey; direct mapping of mining activities; assessment of the impacts of exploration and exploitation; documentary analysis; and observations.

  • Abandoned mines, homes for the people: case study of Jos ...

    Jun 01, 2015 · Wapwera, S.D (2010), “Impact of tin mining activities on Housing system in the Tin mining Case study regions of Jos Plateau”, Unpublished Nigeria Institute Town Planner (NITP) thesis. of Jos Wapwera, S.D., Parsa, A.G. and Egbu, C.O. (2011), “Financing low income housing in Tin-mining Nigeria”, Journal of Financial Management of Property ...

  • Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa ...

    Jun 01, 2017 · Ashano, E. (May 2010). The Effects of Mining On Water Quality and The Environment: The Case Study of Parts of the Jos Plateau, North Central Nigeria. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology 11:1:631-639. [15] United States Geological Survey (USGS 2014 February). USGS Minerals Year Book 2012: The Nigerian Mineral Industry 2008-2012.

  • Impacts of displacement

    Map 1: Location of the case study in Jos, Plateau State Abuja Jos NIGERIA PLATEAU Impacts on livelihoods One of the most severe impacts of displacement on inter - nally displaced people (IDPs) surveyed in Jos is disruption to their livelihoods. Nearly a third became unemployed or did not earn an income from work after arriving in the city

  • Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

    Keywords: Mining, Degradation, Contaminants, Emissions, Health. 1.0 Introduction Mining is the extraction of minerals and other geological materials of economic value from deposits of the earth. It is characteristically a destructive industry, as the effects of a single mining operation can have a severe impact on the environment.

  • Impact of mining on the floristic association of gold ...

    Feb 10, 2020 · Occurrences in land use, human activities and climate change have both direct and indirect influences on the environment. Of interest for this study is mining; a common activity in developing countries such as Nigeria which is endowed with over 34 solid minerals. The gold mining sites in the Southwest region of the country is predominantly by Artisanal and Small

  • An Assessment of Ministry Of Lands, Survey and Town ...

    Jun 12, 2019 · Impact Factor 3.582 Case Studies Journal ISSN (2305-509X) – Volume 3, Issue 12 (2015) ... The study was carried out to assess the revenue generation activities of Plateau State Ministry of Lands, Survey and Town Planning, Jos, it utilized and reviewed 2008-2013 budgets of Plateau State Government. ... Survey and Town Planning As an Agency for ...

  • tin mining environmental impact

    From these results, it can be concluded that tin mining activities have had serious impacts on the social and economic activities of Rayfield in Jos South L.G.A., Plateau State. This implies that tin mining activities impact on the environment significantly, and has left behind a lot of social and economic scars on the

  • THE IMPACT OF RECURRENT CIVIL CRISES ON SOCIAL

    The aim of this thesis is to examine the impact that the recurrent civil crises have on social welfare, using Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria as a case study. Social welfare was viewed from the socio-economic perspective because the relative term in the Nigerian context.

  • Assessment of Terrain and Land Use/Land Cover Changes of ...

    In this paper, we report a geospatial assessment of the selected mine sites in the Plateau State, Nigeria. The aim of this work is to determine the impact of mining on the terrain as well as the Land Use/Land Cover (LULC) of the host communities. The Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM) is used for the terrain mapping. The derived impact of mining on LULC between

  • THE IMPACT OF RECURRENT CIVIL CRISES ON SOCIAL

    The aim of this thesis is to examine the impact that the recurrent civil crises have on social welfare, using Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria as a case study. Social welfare was viewed from the socio-economic perspective because the relative term in the Nigerian context.

  • GCSE GEOGRAPHY: NIGERIA

    CASE STUDY: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA ... • An upland plateau region – the Jos Plateau – experiences cooler and wetter conditions ( more favourable ... The rapid pace of economic development in Nigeria has had some harmful impacts on the environment. MINING AND OIL EXTRACTION

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State ...

    people. This study assesses the socio-economic impacts of tin mining in the Jos Plateau. Figure 1: Map of Jos South L.G.A. showing Rayfield Source: Jos South Local Government Secretariat,2008 Two hypotheses were postulated to help concretize this work. The first hypothesis (H O) is: there is no

  • An Assessment of Environmental Quality; a Case of the Jos ...

    Case Study of Jos Plateau Tin-mining Region (JPTMR). Journal Rydin,Y.(2011).The purpose of planning creating sustainable towns of Construction, Environment and and cities.

  • Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A ...

    Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A Case Study of Parts of the Jos Plateau, North Central Nigeria. James D. Gyang, M.Tech.1* 2and Edefatano C. Ashano, Ph.D. 1Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Abuja, Nigeria. 2Department of Geology and Mining, University of Jos, Nigeria. *E-mail: [email protected]

  • Abandoned mines, homes for the people: case study of Jos ...

    Jun 01, 2015 · – This paper aims to assess the Jos Plateau Tin-mining region as an abandoned mine area being used for housing development with a view to make recommendations. , – Utilising secondary data, which maps out ten different locations in the region, this paper highlights the level of radioactive substances (X-ray, beta and gamma rays) and the presence of heavy

  • An Assessment of Environmental Quality; a Case of the Jos ...

    both general and social impacts that have resulted in spoil hills that estimated at about (41%) occupying an area of 325 sq km of the Jos Plateau, while the area destroyed was about 267sq km which is characterized by mining paddocks and Tin

  • FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION ON THE JOS PLATEAU

    reclaim an abandoned mining site through landscape development for outdoor recreation to tourist who needs to recreate either actively or passively on the Jos Plateau. The study objective is to develop the conceptual framework to serve as a basis for creating a suitable design of an abandoned mining area.

  • Abandoned Mine, Potential Home for the People: A Case ...

    This paper seeks to examine the J P TMR (Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region) as an abandoned mine that provides land for housing by examining the impact of the tin-mining activities due to the presence of heavy metals and radioactive substances and analyzing the level and availability of these substances and their effects on human health and the built environment within J P TMR.

  • Benefits of cassiterite mining by artisanal miners in Jos ...

    Jul 11, 2020 · Macleod WN, Turner DC (1971) The younger Granite in the Geology of the Jos-Plateau. Bulletin 32. Mallo, S.J (2017): The Nigeria Mining Industry: Opportunities and Challenges, Lead Paper Presented at the Annual National Conference and AGM of MMM-NSE under the theme: Opportunities and Tool for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development.

  • University of Jos | Geology and Mining - Academia.edu

    Geotechnical Characterization of Lateritic Soils in Jos and Environs North Central Nigeria By Lar, U. A., Wazoh, H.N., Mallo, S.J. & Chup, A.S. Department of Geology and Mining, University of Jos, Nigeria, (2011) Nigerian Mining Journal, 9 (1), 7-17. The geotechnical properties of Lateritic soils from part of Jos and environs have been ...

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    Impact of mining activities on women: a case study of the mining activities in Jos Plateau, Nigeria.....113 Hasina Nirina RANDRIANALY, Tsilavo RAHARIMAHEFA, Aroniaina RAJAONARIVO, Andrea DI CENCIO Les géosites/géomorphosites dans le Parc National Isalo, Madagascar, pour une valorisation

  • Radioecological impacts of tin mining | SpringerLink

    Jun 21, 2015 · Despite the formal end of tin mining and production on the Jos Plateau, mining activities have continued at low levels. A recent study by Onwuka et al. investigated the socio-economic impacts of tin mining in Jos Plateau. They found that tin mining activities in Jos Plateau have contributed both positively and negatively to economic and social ...

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    An assessment of mining activities impact on vegetation in Bukuru Jos Plateau state Nigeria using Normalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI) HD Musa, SN Jiya Journal of sustainable development 4 (6), 150 , 2011

  • Soil radioactivity and radiotoxic risks of uranium in ...

    A case study of Jos Plateau, Nigeria Protection and assessment of any radiation pollution resulting from the use and disposal of radioactive materials to the large extent depend on the knowledge of natural radioactivity level of an environment.

  • tin mining environmental impact

    From these results, it can be concluded that tin mining activities have had serious impacts on the social and economic activities of Rayfield in Jos South L.G.A., Plateau State. This implies that tin mining activities impact on the environment significantly, and has left behind a lot of social and economic scars on the