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Opencast Mining - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

S.K. Chaulya, G.M. Prasad, in Sensing and Monitoring Technologies for Mines and Hazardous Areas, 2016. Abstract. Opencast mining operations involve huge quantities of overburden removal, dumping and backfilling in excavated areas. A substantial increase in the rate of accumulation of waste dumps in recent years has resulted in greater height of the dump for minimum ground cover area and also ...

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Living near opencast coal mining sites and children's ...

OBJECTIVES To answer the question whether living near opencast coal mining sites affects acute and chronic respiratory health. METHODS All 4860 children aged 1–11 from five socioeconomically matched pairs of communities close to active opencast sites and control sites away from them were selected. Exposure was assessed by concentrations of particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter <10 μm ...

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Negative impacts of open-cast mining on the environment ...

Jul 07, 2015 · A major part of iron ore, non-ferrous metals, brown coal, building materials and minerals for industry is being excavated in open-cast mines. This type of mining has a deep impact on the natural strata. Open-cast mining changes geological, hydrological and geotechnical conditions. It influences the existing ecological system and landscape.

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No additional coal extraction in the Pont Valley!!! – Coal ...

The impact of this decision will be felt nationally as more mines are set to go before planning committees." Banks Group's proposal for another opencast coal site, Dewley Hill near Newcastle, is awaiting a planning hearing date, and has also been countered by .

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'We've suffered enough': Durham locals fight new open-cast ...

Jul 23, 2018 · The Bradley open-cast coal mining site in the Pont valley, with top soil and sub soil removed to prepare for further extraction. ... and rejected them because of the environmental impact and the ...

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What are the environmental effects of opencast mining? - Quora

Apr 28, 2016 · Perhaps the biggest is dust loading into the atmosphere, but there are a host of environment impacts; each situation has its own unique aspect with varying degrees of the following, so the impacts are not listed in order of magnitude: Removing nat...

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Opencast coal mining in Merthyr Tydfil – Environmental Justice

Opencast coal mining in Merthyr Tydfil. ... The social and/or environmental impact of the project/scheme may be huge, but as long as they concentrate on the jobs angle, they will be snatched up by the man-in-the-street. This is quite understandable, and this is why this ploy is employed extensively by politicians, government departments, and ...

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Surface coal mines: monitoring fees - gov.scot

Following the collapse of Scottish Coal and ATH Resources in 2013, the report by the Opencast Coal Task Force into the operation of the planning system revealed issues arising from an unsystematic approach to compliance monitoring as well as practice by operators which had fallen far short of the expectations placed upon them. Recommendations ...

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Negative impacts of open-cast mining on the environment ...

Jul 07, 2015 · A major part of iron ore, non-ferrous metals, brown coal, building materials and minerals for industry is being excavated in open-cast mines. This type of mining has a deep impact on the natural strata. Open-cast mining changes geological, hydrological and geotechnical conditions. It influences the existing ecological system and landscape.

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Banks Group's bid to extend Bradley site, at Dipton ...

"The impact of this decision will be felt nationally as more mines are set to go before planning committees." Banks Group's proposal for another opencast coal site, Dewley Hill near ...

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OPENCAST COAL MINING IN WALES

The opencast coal mining technique is used in areas were the coal reserves are scattered in shallow and thin seams and cannot be extracted by deep mining methods (Beynon et al., 2000). The opencast process starts with exploration activities to identify where there are deposits of coal and what is the depth of the seams.

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Air Pollution due to Opencast Coal Mining and It's Control ...

Open cast mining dominates the coal production scenario in India. It creates more serious air pollution problem in the area. Coal producti on scenari o and its impact on air quality is descri bed. To maintain the energy demand in opencast mining i~ growing at a phenomenon rate. There is no wcll-clefinccl method for assessing the impact on air ...

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

Open cast mine has significant impact on land as compared to underground mine. 1) Land - Around 4 ha of land is damaged for every million tons of coal mined by the surface mining. For instance, a capacity of 10 million-tons opencast coal mine in 20 years has a potential to destroy around 800 ha of land 2) ...

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A guide to assessing the health and wellbeing impacts of ...

History of coal production in the UK Opencast coal mining: process and method Opencast coal mining across the world The economics of opencast Policy context in Wales HIA within EIA 4 11 14 Section 2: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Typologies and process Screening In house or commissioning? Scoping Establishing a steering group Assessment

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Impacts of opencast coal mine and mine fire on the trace ...

(2011). Impacts of opencast coal mine and mine fire on the trace elements' content of the surrounding soil vis-à-vis human health risk. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry: Vol. 93, No. 2, pp. 223-237.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED PARSA OPENCAST COAL MINE PROJECT OF 5 MTPA AND PIT HEAD COAL WASHERY OF 5 MTPA IN A TOTAL AREA OF 1252.447 HA AT HASDEO-ARAND COAL FIELD IN DISTRICTS SURGUJA & SURAJPUR (CHHATTISGARH) Sponsor : Prepared by : January, 2018 Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. Vidyut Bhawan, .

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Assam students, environment activists launch online ...

The campaign has been launched after NBWL authorities in April recommended that a portion of 98.59 hectares of the reserve forest could be used for opencast coal .

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Mitigating the environmental effects of opencast mining

Opencast mining operations in South Africa remain one of the industry's main contributors to short- and long-term environmental damage, as they have a direct and cumulative impact on the air ...

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Opencast Mining - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Coal is mined either by surface methods (open-cut or open-cast mining) or by underground techniques. In surface mining, all of the rock from the ground surface to the top of the seam (material referred to as overburden) is removed and set aside to expose the coal, which is then taken out and transported from the mine for preparation and use ...

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Mitigating the environmental effects of opencast mining

Opencast mining operations in South Africa remain one of the industry's main contributors to short- and long-term environmental damage, as they have a direct and cumulative impact .

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