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  • Case Study On Impact Of Mining In The Jos Plateau

    Impact of mining and mineral processing on the environment and human health in africa.The health risks of practicing geophagia in an area around a smelter case study from the selebi-phikwe mining town and surrounding areas, botswana.Zibisani bagai1 and refilwe magwaneng1.Environmental impacts of mining on the jos plateau, nigeria.

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

    examine the impact of the said substances on housing within the study area. 2. Literature Review [42] and Adiuku-Brown and Ogezi . 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 physical observation

  • case study on impact of mining in the jos plateau

    the impact of recurrent civil crises on social welfare : a case study of jos, plateau state, nigeria theseus. case study on impact of mining in the jos plateau- Effect of Mining on Farming in Jos South Local Government Area of study area. Limited arable land experience in Jos plateau indiscriminate mining on the Jos

  • 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.

  • 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 tailings as observed Howard, (1975) in a related study.

  • (PDF) Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the

    Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A Case Study of Parts of the Jos Plateau, North Central Nigeria

  • Impact Factor 3.582 Case Studies Journal ISSN (2305-509X

    Impact Of Lamingo Dam On The Socio-Economic Activities Of The People In Jos Area Of Plateau State, Nigeria. Author’s Details: *Vivan Ezra Lekwot¹, Umuze Anita¹, Ali Andesikuteb Yakubu¹, Antipas Gabriel Ryeshak² And Danjuma Andembutop Kwesaba³. ¹Department Of Geography And Planning, University Of Jos, Nigeria.²Department Of Geology And Mining,University Of Jos, Nigeria.³Department Of

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

    STUDY AREA The study area lies within Jos South Local Government Area in the northern part of Plateau State 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

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  • RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

    RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A CASE STUDY OF NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA) large-scale mining of tin and associated minerals in the Jos Plateau has resulted in a high degree of degradation of arable land, vegetation and landscape, as well as other environmental problems. Other localities affected by large-scale environmental damage are the Niger

  • THE IMPACT OF CONFLICT ON THE ECONOMY: THE CASE OF

    CASE OF PLATEAU STATE OF NIGERIA Abubakar Sokoto Mohammed The period of the study shall be restricted to 2001, the year of the occurrence of the major conflict in Jos City, and 2004, the year of the declaration of a state of emergency in the state. Plateau State is located in the highlands of Central Nigeria. It has a lot of features, which attract a large population and support various

  • Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa

    01/06/2017· Wapwera, D. (2005). Abandoned Mines, Potential Home For The People, A Case Study of Jos Plateau Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 9: 425-445. [18] Adedeji, O.H. (2014) Assessing The Environmental Impacts of Inland Sand Mining In Parts of Ogun State Nigeria. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management. 7:5:478-487. [19]

  • (PDF) Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the

    Effects of Mining on Water Quality and the Environment: A Case Study of Parts of the Jos Plateau, North Central Nigeria

  • The environmental implications of the exploration and

    01/02/2019· 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. The results include analysis of the mining

  • Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria: Economic

    Farmer-pastoralist conflicts on the Jos Plateau, central Nigeria: security responses of local vigilantes and the Nigerian state . Adam Higazi. Conflict, Security & Development. Volume 16, 2016 Issue 4. Published online: 12 Aug 2016. Article. Economic Performance of Small Scale Private Irrigation Scheme: A Case Study of the Tin Mining Ponds of the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. L.J.S. Baiyegunhi et al

  • RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

    RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A CASE STUDY OF NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA) large-scale mining of tin and associated minerals in the Jos Plateau has resulted in a high degree of degradation of arable land, vegetation and landscape, as well as other environmental problems. Other localities affected by large-scale environmental damage are the Niger

  • RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

    1.8 Scope of the study. This study is limited to crude oil mining area in Niger delta region of Nigeria. Therefore the study is restricted to the impact of resource exploitation on Niger delta region of Nigeria.

  • INTELLIGENCE MANAGEMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON

    The study would be of immense importance to government at all levels, security agencies and all related stakeholders as it would highlight the role of intelligence on security in Jos North LGA with a view to providing improved security to lives and properties which is a major responsibility of government in Jos North LGA of plateau state. The study would also benefit students, researchers and

  • ETHNO RELIGIOUS AND POLITUCAL CRISES IN PLATEAU

    06/06/2013· In the Impact of Conflict on the Economy: The Case of Plateau State of Nigeria, Abubakar S Mohammed traces the cause of crises in the Jos Plateau to the recent political history of Nigeria and to a greater extent, the turmoil in the central states of Nigeria other wise called the “Middle Belt”, a geo-political zone with a lot of ethno-religious connotations.

  • THE IMPACT OF CONFLICT ON THE ECONOMY: THE CASE OF PLATEAU

    CASE OF PLATEAU STATE OF NIGERIA Abubakar Sokoto Mohammed The period of the study shall be restricted to 2001, the year of the occurrence of the major conflict in Jos City, and 2004, the year of the declaration of a state of emergency in the state. Plateau State is located in the highlands of Central Nigeria. It has a lot of features, which attract a large population and support various

  • An Assessment of Mining Activities Impact on Vegetation in

    The impact of tin mining has greatly affected the natural ecology of the study area Bukuru. Micro and macro organisms and plants have been stripped off their natural habitat due to tin mining activities. This paper therefore, assesses the mining activities impact on the vegetation in Bukuru area of Jos plateau in Nigeria. No rmalized

  • mining areas in nigeria

    socio economic impacts of tin mining in jos, plateau state, nigeria 1onwuka, s.u.,2 duluora, j.o.,3okoye c.o. abstract: this work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in rayfield of jos plateau, nigeria. the conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. questionnaire was. Get Price . nigeria: ilo initiates national work plan to eliminate · nigeria

  • Population Increase and Water Supply in Nigerian Cities

    the Jos Plateau at an elevation of about 1,238 meters or 4,062 feet high above sea level. During the British colonial rule, Jos was an important centre for tin mining. The city of Jos is divided into 3 local government areas of Jos North, Jos South and Jos East. The city proper lies between Jos North and Jos South; Jos enjoys a more

  • An assessment of the impacts of gypsum mining on water

    Mining activities are a potentially important contributor to water contamination. Discussions in the literature on impacts of gypsum mining on water quality are not conclusive because they tend to be site specific and lacking in details. This study sought to establish the impacts of gypsum extraction activities on water quality in Kajiado. The

  • RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

    1.8 Scope of the study. This study is limited to crude oil mining area in Niger delta region of Nigeria. Therefore the study is restricted to the impact of resource exploitation on Niger delta region of Nigeria.

  • IMPACT OF INFLATION ON RENTAL VALUES OF

    This study aimed at assessing inflation impact on the rental values of commercial properties in Jos, Plateau State from 1990 2014, while the objectives of the study are to: 1. Examine the rental levels of commercial properties in the study area. 2. Determine the variation in rents across commercial property (shops and offices) types in Jos, Plateau State from 1990 to 2014. 3. Examine the

  • Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse

    mining activities. Research has shown that the total land affected by actual mining is not more than 3% of the Jos Plateau (Sumaila, 1989). The impacts of mining activities on the study area are immense. Uncontrolled effects through monitored activities do not protect future environmental security. Erosion by water is the most common form of soil

  • JOS: A CENTURY OF TIN EXPLORATION AND

    Until it became synonymous with violent ethno-sectarian clashes, Jos, capital of Plateau State, was more widely known for its sultry weather and tin mining. Tin mining started in the “Tin City” way back in1902 and by the mid-1940s the British government formally entered into exploration and mining in the region, making it the number one foreign export from Nigeria.

  • Ethno-Religious Conflict and Peace Building in Nigeria

    Plateau State in 2004, the Geomai Vs the Hausa/Fulani in Shandan local government of Plateau State in 2002, the Quan Vs Pan in Quan’pan local government of Plateau State in 2006, the Hausa/Fulani and the Beron, Anaguta and Afizare in Jos North local government in 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, and

  • Impact Of Coal Export And Economic Development In

    Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu. exploitation at a coal mined site in south-eastern Nigeria. This study, therefore, is aimed to investigate the impact of mineral exploitation on the environment and to emphasize the importance of sustainable environmental management to enduring socio-economic development in Nigeria.

  • Hydrogeo-Electric Characteristics of Upper River Shemankar

    Basin, Jos Plateau: A Case Study of Jibam and Environs. * Longpia, C.B, ** Dakwo, P.D & *** Lar, U. A * Dept. of Mineral Resources Engineering, Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi. ** Lonpigrand Geotechnics Nig. Ltd. Jos. *** Dept. of Geology & Mining, University of Jos, Jos. Abstract: A detailed hydrogeo-electric investigation of Jibam Village and environs was carried out to determine the