case study on impact of mining in the jos plateau

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

Mining activities took place in Jos Plateau, Nigeria, over a century ago leaving behind ponds posing a danger, and constraining the movement of people, goods and animals. Hence, the zone is tagged “disaster” area [15, 16, 23-25]. The Jos Plateau Tin-Mining Region of Nigeria is located on a granite plateau, 1,900 m above sea level in

The Socio-Economic Effects of Colonial Tin Mining on the ...

The Study examines the Socio-Economic Impact of Colonial Tin Mining on the Jos – Plateau. Tin Mining is said to be one of the oldest industry known to mankind. It has been in existence long before the coming into contact with the European. Evidence from the Nok culture suggests that tin had been worked in the Jos area several

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.

Case Study On Impact Of Mining In The Jos Plateau

Case Study On Impact Of Mining In The Jos Plateau. Case study on the effects of mining and dams on the corporate mining in benguet is done by surface mining as well as underground tunneling and block caving also significant are other surface excavations by the mining companies for the installation of facilities such as portals for deep mining lumber yards ore trains mills tailings ponds power ...

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.

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.

The Socio-Economic Effects of Colonial Tin Mining on the ...

The Study examines the Socio-Economic Impact of Colonial Tin Mining on the Jos – Plateau. Tin Mining is said to be one of the oldest industry known to mankind. It has been in existence long before the coming into contact with the European. Evidence from the Nok culture suggests that tin had been worked in the Jos area several

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  – 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 metals in the environment ...

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) An Assessment of Mining Activities Impact on ...

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 results include analysis of the mining ...

(PDF) The environmental implications of the exploration ...

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 results include analysis of the mining ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Mining activities robbing farmers of ...

Feb 14, 2021  Mrs Gwom blamed it all on the impact of rampant illegal mining activities. ... mining activities on the Jos Plateau have led to terrible land destruction. ... for the case

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.

Comparative analysis of NORM concentration in mineral ...

Aug 18, 2020  Mining of tin and other related activities have been active and thus leading to economic growth in the Jos area of Nigeria for more than a century. However, mining of minerals has been confirmed to enhance the concentrations of heavy metals and natural radioisotopes in the soil, air and water bodies in the environment. In an attempt to evaluate the radiological burdens resulting from tin ...

RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A CASE

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. 1.9 Definition of terms Resource: This refers to something that a

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

Impact Factor 3.582 Case Studies Journal ISSN (2305-509X) – Volume 3, Issue 12 ... University Of Jos, Nigeria.²Department Of Geology And Mining,University Of Jos, Nigeria.³Department Of Geography,Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria. ... It is the administrative capital of Plateau State. The city is located on the Jos Plateau at an ...

Silencing the Spirits of the Shrines: The Impact of Tin Mining

Sep 25, 2020  All these theories and the numinous theory of religious change have influenced the writing of the impact of change among the Berom by the researcher. This is because the influence of tin mining activities on the Jos Plateau adversely affected traditional religious beliefs of the Berom thereby, literally silencing the spirits of the shrines.

Ministry of Mineral Development Plateau State Government ...

Construction of a Mineral Museum and Tin Mining Library including Lapidary Workshop. Categorization of Mine disturbances for various applications e.g. Resorts, Water, Reservoirs etc. Mineral survey of the whole state. Feasibility studies on the viability of some Mineral projects. Training of 45 Plateau Youths in the art of gem cutting and ...

Radioecological impacts of tin mining SpringerLink

Jun 21, 2015  The tin mining activities in the suburbs of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, have resulted in technical enhancement of the natural background radiation as well as higher activity concentrations of primordial radionuclides in the topsoil of mining sites and their environs. Several studies have considered the radiological human health risks of the mining activity; however, to our knowledge no ...

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

Radioecological impacts of tin mining

The tin mining activities in the suburbs of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, have resulted in technical enhancement of the natural background radiation as well as higher activity concentrations of primordial radionuclides in the topsoil of mining sites and their environs. Several studies

(PDF) The environmental implications of the exploration ...

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 results include analysis of the mining ...

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.

(PDF) Impacts of Illegal Mining (Galamsey) on the ...

Oct 07, 2020  of Parts of the Jos Plateau, ... The effect of illegal mining activities on vegetation: A case study of Bontefufuo Area in the Amansie West District of

Tin mining and processing in Nigeria: cause for concern ...

Jan 01, 2003  2. Materials and methods. At the Jos Plateau, Nigeria (), portable survey meters (a 2.5-cm × 2.5-cm NaI(Tl) detector and an Atomtex dosimeter) were used for in-situ radiation measurements in the field.Three sites at the tin mine were surveyed to identify study locations. A tailing dump ground showed highest values and thus was chosen to represent the site most at risk (i.e., worst case).

Comparative analysis of NORM concentration in mineral ...

Aug 18, 2020  Mining of tin and other related activities have been active and thus leading to economic growth in the Jos area of Nigeria for more than a century. However, mining of minerals has been confirmed to enhance the concentrations of heavy metals and natural radioisotopes in the soil, air and water bodies in the environment. In an attempt to evaluate the

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

THE IMPACT OF CONFLICT ON THE ECONOMY: THE CASE

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.

Pastoral livelihoods of the Fulani on the Jos Plateau of ...

Nov 29, 2014  The Jos Plateau is an important cattle-producing area in Nigeria, with a high concentration of pastoral Fulani. In recent decades, pastoralist studies have focused on arid and semi-arid areas, with few based in the sub-humid zones, such as the Jos Plateau. There have been significant socio-economic and agricultural changes in this area over time which makes it

New evidence of cassiterite-bearing Precambrian basement ...

This study presents the first report on an important new source of cassiterite in basement-complex gneisses, migmatites, pegmatites and aplites in the Gurum area near Jos. The cassiterite, which has been economically concentrated by the leaching and weathering of these rocks, is generally finer grained and darker than the alluvial cassiterite ...

Silencing the Spirits of the Shrines: The Impact of Tin Mining

Sep 25, 2020  All these theories and the numinous theory of religious change have influenced the writing of the impact of change among the Berom by the researcher. This is because the influence of tin mining activities on the Jos Plateau adversely affected traditional religious beliefs of the Berom thereby, literally silencing the spirits of the shrines.

(PDF) Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ...

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.

(PDF) Inventory Of Abandoned Mine Ponds/Dams On The Jos ...

Between 1904 and the 1970s, intense mining was carried out on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria leaving behind its devastating effect both on human lives and its socio-economic values. An understanding of the aftermath environmental effect of mining should be