environmental and quarry in nigeria


NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND ... - Law Nigeria

1. These Regulations shall apply to all Quarrying and Blasting Operations in Nigeria. Objective. 2. The objective of these Regulations is to control the effects of quarrying and blasting operations on the environment and human health and specifically, the Regulations aim to : (a) prevent environmental degradation;

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Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil samples ...

environment in terms of heavy metals pollution in Nigeria. There is need to investigate the baseline concentrations of toxic heavy metals within the vicinity of quarry sites. This would form a database on pollution statuses of the toxic heavy metals within the surrounding environment of quarries and serve as reference point for future studies

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quarry sites in the northern part of nigeria

EconPapers: Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Mineral ... Sep 17, 2014 ... This is observable at the quarry sites, processing factories and the surrounding ... of the northern part of Edo State has suffered in many areas where ... the industrial prospectors are in line with the Quarry Act of Nigeria 1979. Read more

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Impact Of Quarry-Dust And Rock Excavation On Vegetation ...

ABSTRACT The reason for this staggering increase in world population is simply that the number of people born is regularly higher than the number that (lies. due, to better sanitation, iniproved liv ienc and iiicdical aticiitiun tins is heI!,hlen('d iiy the (Ii lhctilty ol inducing a lower birth rate in tire poorer and rnrore crowded countries of India i1i(l tropical African ...

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Evaluation of the Environmental Effects of the Abandoned ...

Quarries Strabag Quarry at Ibadan, Nigeria and RCC Quarry at J. M. Akande 1,2 Department of Mining Engineering, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. 3Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Ibadan, Nigeria Abstract The research work evaluates the environmental effects of the abandoned quarries Strabag and RCC quarries ...

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Effects of Open Cast Quarrying Technique on Vegetation ...

[22], Netherland [16], Ghana[17], Germany[24], Nigeria [29] among others. Land clearing primarily for quarrying activities is perhaps the most important cause of environmental degradation, loss of species, and depletion of ecological communities worldwide

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Environment Law In Nigeria - Energy and Natural Resources ...

The basis of environmental policy in Nigeria is contained in the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. ... Infrastructure, Ports, Mining, Petroleum, Power Generation and Transmission, Quarries, Railways, Transportation, Resort and Recreational Development, Waste Treatment and Disposal, and Water Supply.

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Survey of workers perception on noise pollution within ...

Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology,Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State. *Corresponding Author's Email: [email protected] Abstract The study assessed the noise level within the Lokpaukwu quarry site in Abia State and its effect on quarry workers' health.

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Assessment of environmental hazards: Linking borrow pits ...

Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. Accepted 16 May, 2013 Highway failure linked to the action of erosion initiated by active or abandoned borrow pits in no small measure affects environmental quality and safety. This study has investigated the Owerri-Okigwe-Enugu highway, Nigeria.

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The Journal of MacroTrends in Energy and Sustainability

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN OBA-ILE, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA Michael Ajide Oyinloye* and Gabriel Esan Ajayi** *Department of Urban of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

result in damage to the environment and associated increases in costs for environ-mental compliance or liability. Purpose This report describes the state-of-the-knowledge regarding the environ-mental impacts from quarrying carbon-ate rocks in karst. Documentation of the relationships between carbonate rock quarries and environmental problems in

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THE CHALLENGES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT IN NIGERIA ...

The Federal Environmental Protection Agency was created and a National Policy on Environment was launched. These two instruments though coming 16 years after the Stockholm Conference put Nigeria in the forefront in Nigeria and somehow equal with a number of developed countries.

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HEAVY METALS EXPOSURE THROUGH QUARRY OPERATION …

natural environment in complex and intricate ways which requires drilling, blasting, and the use of machinery to grade rock materials thereby exposing host communities to environmental and health hazards (Ayodele et al., 2014). The environmental impacts of quarry mining include erosion, the

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Air Quality Assessment in the Vicinity of Quarry Site

Air Quality Assessment in the Vicinity of Quarry Site Babatunde Saheed Bada1, Kofoworola Amudat Olatunde 1 & Oluwafunmilayo Abidemi AKande 1 Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in ...

Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in Ogun State, Nigeria Mbuyi M. Melodi Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria [email protected] Abstract - The study investigated the environmental effects of quarry operations in Abeokuta, Ogun state, while it specifically sought to

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Quarry companies in Nigeria - Company List

Rich Quarries Nigeria Limited Info Email Phone Plot 5b Kudenda Industrial Layout Kaduna Nigeria Aggregate & Sand Aluminum Composite Panels Granite Quarry Stone & Slabs Construction & Real Estate. Machinolar Limited Company Info Email Phone 14 Kalejaiye House Eleyele Road Ibadan 02-234 Granite Barite Non-Metallic Mineral Deposit Quarry Stone ...

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Environmental Effect of Quarrying Activities in Oba-Ile ...

environmental effects associated with quarrying activities emanating from three quarry sites located along Akure-Owo Road, Oba-Ile, in Ondo State, Nigeria. Study Sites Stoneworks, RCC and JCC Quarries are located along Akure-Owo Road in a locality called Oba-Ile, in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria. The study was carried out

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(PDF) Economic and environmental impact of small-scale ...

Economic and environmental impact of small-scale marble quarry at Oyo-Iwaa Obajana, West Central Nigeria.

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Nigeria: Environmental and Social Management Plan-ILESA

Nigeria: Environmental and Social Management Plan-ILESA. P095003 NG: Rural Access and Mobility Project- Phase 2-7/6/2012 [Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document. ... In this framework quarry rehabilitation often leads to the creation of wetlands and natural reserves or ...

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(PDF) Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry ...

The study investigated the environmental effects of quarry operations in Abeokuta, Ogun state, while it specifically sought to identify corresponding environmental impacts posed in quarry ...

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Evaluation of the Environmental Effects of the Abandoned ...

Evaluation of the Environmental Effects of the Abandoned Quarries Strabag Quarry at Ibadan, Nigeria and RCC Quarry at Wasinmi, Ikire, Nigeria J. M. Akande1*, A. I. Lawal2 and 3W. A.

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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT: PUBLIC DISPLAY …

Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way South, Central Area, Abuja-FCT; g BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The proposed project will involve the construction and operation of a combine unit aggregate and dimension stone quarry at Km 72, Benin-Ore Expressway, Ofosu, Idanre LGA, Ondo State.

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IMPACT OF GRAINITE QUARRYING IN BWARI AREA COUNCIL …

In Nigeria, Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation Plan (EPRP), Environmental and social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and environmental Auditing (EA) has become a tool for achieving sustainable development in the mining industry. ... 3.5.14 Quarry environmental aspect that …

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND ... - Law Nigeria

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND BLASTING OPERATIONS) REGULATIONS, 2013. PDF COMPENDIUM OF ALL LAWS/CATEGORIES IS AVAILABLE Email: [email protected] and [email protected] or Text/Whatsapp: +234 706 710 2097. [PURSUANT TO THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS ENFORCEMENT …

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Environmental Hazards and Sustainable Development of Rock ...

The goal is to achieve sustainable quarry practice in the Nigeria lower Benue Trough so that future generations may benefit from the igneous intrusive, and still have livable and sustainable environment This study has found that many quarry operators do not conduct proper intrusive mapping prior to excavation or mining.

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THE EFFECT OF QUARRYING ACTIVITIES ON THE ENVIRONMENT …

Quarrying activities in Nigeria has caused significant impact on the environment, the blasting rocks with explosives in order to extract material for processing gives rise to noise pollution, air pollution, damage to biodiversity and habitat destruction which affect the human environment …

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN …

dams at quarry sites is also a common feature in abandoned quarry sites. In Nigeria mining started with exploitation of cassiterite, produced about a thousand ton in 1909, Nigeria Mining Corporation (NMC) was responsible for the mining of Gold in 1914, coal in 1915 (in collaboration with Nigeria Coal Corporation NCC) and lead and zinc in 1947.

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(DOC) IMPACT OF GRANITE QUARRY ON THE ENVIRONMENT: …

IMPACT OF GRANITE QUARRY ON THE ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF IYUKU COMMUNITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA BY Bldr. M. O. OBOIRIEN [email protected] 08064326749, 08052273676 DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AUCHI POLYTECHNIC, AUCHI EDO STATE 1 ABSTRACT Quarrying in reasonable volumes for construction can hardly be achieved by …

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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and their associated ...

Research article Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and their associated factors among quarry workers in Nigeria: A cross-sectional study Stanley Njakaa, Dariah Mohd Yusoffa,*, Siti Marwanis Anuab, Yee Cheng Kuehd, Chuks Oswald Edeoguc a Nursing Programme, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Nigeria b Environmental and Occupational Health ...

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Effect Of Exploitation Of Quarry In The Environment

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria - Academic ... Feb 14, 2007 ... Exploitation of mineral resources has assumed prime importance in several ... effect on the environment of the activities involved in harnessing the ..... in the quarry and …

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Geoenvironmental assessment of abandoned mines and ...

Environmental degradation due to abandoned mines and quarries in South-western Nigeria was assessed on the basis of measured physical parameters namely acidity and conductivity and concentrations of heavy metals and other trace elements in collected water and soil samples vis-à-vis minerals mined and site by site basis.

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in ...

The study investigated the environmental effects of quarry operations in Abeokuta, Ogun state, while it specifically sought to identify corresponding environmental impacts posed in quarry operation and, assess the efforts towards minimizing environmental impacts of their operations.

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Assessment of noise and ground vibration induced during ...

Environmental effects of noise associated with blasting may arise from the blast itself and from the secondary effects of air overpressure. The former would generally only be noticed infrequently and close to the quarry, while the secondary effects could be experienced further away.

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