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Mar 12, 2018 Mar 12, 2018 Additional health impacts include contraction of HIV/AIDS by individuals who are involved in or associated with prostitution in mining communities. The environmental impacts include noise pollution caused by heavy trucks from mining centers, pollution of water bodies by chemicals such as arsenic, mercury and cadmium from refining of mined minerals, contamination of

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  • Mercury exposure and health impacts among individuals in
    Mercury exposure and health impacts among individuals in

    Mercury exposure and health impacts among individuals in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining community: a comprehensive review Environ Health Perspect . 2014 Jul;122(7):667-72. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307864

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  • The Cost of Gold - Harvard University
    The Cost of Gold - Harvard University

    As a result, mining has not only created environmental and health risks, but it has also prevented community members from realizing numerous human rights. Widespread contamination has raised concerns under the rights to health, a healthy environment, water, and housing, while inadequate community engagement has interfered

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  • Impact of Gold mining on the Environment and Human
    Impact of Gold mining on the Environment and Human

    Mercury has a long residence time in the environment and this makes its emissions from artisan mining a threat to health. Inhaling large amounts of siliceous dust, careless handling of mercury during gold panning and Au/Hg amalgam processing, existence of water logged pits and trenches; and large number of miners sharing poor quality air in the mines are the major causes of health hazards among miners

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  • Mining and Community Health - Alaska Community
    Mining and Community Health - Alaska Community

    problem for many mining operations, and has historically been one ealth Effects of Mining Dust ealth effects of gold mining, researchers found carcinogen associated with the development of lung cancer. Breathing air contaminated with antimony can cause lung diseases, heart problems, and numerous gastrointestinal disorders

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING
    ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

    on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However, these studies tended to be concentrated on the effects of mining and mineral processing at national levels and in specific mining districts without taking

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  • 1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN
    1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

    infamous gold panning. The area therefore is affected by the environmental impacts of each of these mining methods. It is a fact that whichever mining method, gold mining has environmental impacts that one needs to be always aware of. What might differ is the extent of the impact from one method to another. In a rapid appraisal study of community members perception of environmental impacts it was

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  • The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local
    The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local

    Mar 26, 2002 Mar 26, 2002 environmental impacts, which are deforestation and land degradation, open pits which pose animal traps and health hazards, and mercury pollution, dust and noise pollution. A large proportion of artisanal miners are unaware of the laws governing mining activities and the environment. The main objective of this study is to understand how

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  • Evidence of the impacts of metal mining and the
    Evidence of the impacts of metal mining and the

    Feb 21, 2019 Feb 21, 2019 On the impacts of mining. Mining activities, including prospecting, exploration, construction, operation, maintenance, expansion, abandonment, decommissioning and repurposing of a mine can impact social and environmental systems in a range of positive and negative, and direct and indirect ways. Mine exploration, construction, operation, and maintenance may result in

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  • Heavy Metal Pollution from Gold Mines: Environmental
    Heavy Metal Pollution from Gold Mines: Environmental

    Oct 26, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 Although mining provides enormous social and economic benefits to nations, the long-term adverse effects on the environment and public health cannot be overlooked . Mining, mineral processing and metallurgical extraction are the three principal activities of gold mining industries which produce wastes

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  • Impact of Gold mining on the Environment and Human Health
    Impact of Gold mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Impact of Gold mining on the Environment and Human Health: A Case Study in the Migori Gold Belt, Kenya. Jason S. Ogola 1, Winnie V. Mitullah 2 & Monica A. Omulo 1 Environmental Geochemistry and Health volume 24, pages 141–157 (2002)Cite this article

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  • Worker and Community Health Impacts Related to
    Worker and Community Health Impacts Related to

    6. There were more studies of occupational health in the mining sector than community health studies. The bulk of the literature discusses health and safety in the mines and at the stage of extraction of mineral and metals. A few studies deal with processing stages of

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  • Mercury Exposure and Health Impacts among
    Mercury Exposure and Health Impacts among

    Dec 18, 2018 Dec 18, 2018 Mercury Exposure and Health Impacts among Individuals in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Community: A Comprehensive Review Herman Gibb and Keri Grace O’Leary Tetra Tech Sciences, Arlington, Virginia, USA Background: Mercury (Hg) is used in gold mining to extract gold from ore by forming

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  • Impact of Gold Mining on the Environment and Human Health
    Impact of Gold Mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Impact of Gold Mining on the Environment and Human Health: A Case Study in the Migori Gold Belt, Kenya ... This would impro ve the health of the mining community. Key wor ds: arti san mining

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  • The New Humanitarian | EXCLUSIVE: Health woes, outrage
    The New Humanitarian | EXCLUSIVE: Health woes, outrage

    May 27, 2020 May 27, 2020 Community leaders – as well as environmental and mining experts – say establishing the source and scale of any toxic contamination, determining responsibility, and formulating a response with community buy-in are necessary before a decision is

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  • Mining and your Community: Know your
    Mining and your Community: Know your

    Africans benefit from that mining. The Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) is an independent person who assesses the impact the proposed mining will have on the environment and affected communities. Usually EAPs will be the ones who come into the community, to assess the land and water and to consult with community members

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