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  • The sad effects of Zimbabwe’s Shutdown mines
    The sad effects of Zimbabwe’s Shutdown mines

    Nov 15, 2019 The sad effects of Zimbabwe’s Shutdown mines. Closure of mines like Mhangura, Gaths Mine, Shabanie Mine, Kamativi Tin mine, just to mention a few, which were once sources of livelihood and a pillar for many families and the economy at large has caused a variety of problems to the once-prosperous mining communities

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  • (PDF) THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: CHALLENGES
    (PDF) THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: CHALLENGES

    Based on information that was collected in August 2017, this paper discusses various aspects of the mining industry. These include Zimbabwe s mining legislation, environmental impacts of the mining industry at global level, in the SADC region and in Zimbabwe

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  • (PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in Gwanda
    (PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in Gwanda

    The impact of mining on the Environment in Gwanda District Zimbabwe: A case study of Blanket Mine 1Maligana Mathe and 2Anthony Phiri 1,2 Zimbabwe Open University, Faculty of Science and Technology

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  • Effects of the demise of Zimbabwe’s mining industry’s
    Effects of the demise of Zimbabwe’s mining industry’s

    Senior Lecturer; Zimbabwe Open University, Faculty of Agriculture Abstract: An assessment on how employees and the general populace view the possible effects of the demise of Zimbabwe’s mining industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility on employees’ livelihoods was carried out in Hwange Colliery Mine in Matabeleland north province

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  • Importance of Mining to the economy of Zimbabwe - Free
    Importance of Mining to the economy of Zimbabwe - Free

    Feb 28, 2017 Mining helps industries to grow by providing raw materials to industries. Many industries obtain their raw materials from the mining sector. For example, building and construction industries get some of their raw materials from processed asbestos and iron ore. Heavy engineering firms obtain iron and steel from the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company

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  • Zimbabwean mine dumps and their impacts on river water
    Zimbabwean mine dumps and their impacts on river water

    Jan 01, 2006 Many mining companies are introducing several of these technologies. Zimbabwe however faces another challenge in that many mines and mining areas, such as the Beatrice Gold Belt, are now abandoned, but are still releasing contaminants into the local environment (Ravengai et al., 2005b). These abandoned mines and dumps require attention

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  • The mineral resource curse in Zimbabwe: Extractives
    The mineral resource curse in Zimbabwe: Extractives

    Apr 28, 2020 Furthermore, the Government of Zimbabwe recently launched a road map to achieve a $12 billion mining sector by 2023. This underlines the critical role of the mining sector in spearheading economic revival and growth in Zimbabwe towards the achievement of vision 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals

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  • (PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for the
    (PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for the

    Research in Zimbabwe also profiled negative social impacts of mining including injustices arising from exclusionary modes of mineral resource

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  • THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL
    THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL

    detail the far-ranging impact of mining operations. ... When the artisanal diamond mining started in Chiadzwa in 2006, Zimbabwe was suffering an acute economic depression arising from a polarised political environment between the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) against the ruling Zimbabwe African

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  • The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and
    The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and

    Mining is indispensable to the economic development of countries endowed with mineral resources. At the same time the effects the mining activities on the local people and the environment have also been wide spread in these economies. While the contributions of mining in Zimbabwe is adequately appreciated, the impact of mining activities has also

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  • OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE
    OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE

    specific impact exerted by a mining operation, because the impact(s) also depended on the degree of management control exerted during mining. Based on defined criteria, the impacts of mining and mineral processing operations were classified into high, medium and low impacts. These descriptors were then used to

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  • Zimbabwe: Mining Communities Reel Under Covid-19 Impact
    Zimbabwe: Mining Communities Reel Under Covid-19 Impact

    Aug 17, 2020 Mining communities living in resource rich areas are reeling under the impacts of Covid-19, which has exacerbated existing inequalities and

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  • Black granite mining and the implications for the
    Black granite mining and the implications for the

    Apr 27, 2013 Small- and large-scale mining land acquisitions and mining establishments continue to grow in Zimbabwe, but the question about the development of sustainability remains problematic. While mining establishments can be regarded as vehicles for development, the evidence of positive effects in terms of sustainability in this case is weak. The mining

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

    10. Asbestos mining is now the subject of a call for an international ban on the basis of its health impacts at all stages of the mining and mineral use of this substance. The majority of studies focus on asbestos as a hazardous mined product and safety issues relate to exposure through breathing in asbestos particles in and around the mines

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  • Asbestos Mining and Occupational
    Asbestos Mining and Occupational

    Asbestos Mining and Occupational Disease in Southern Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, 1915-98 by Jock McCulloch Mining has been one of the mainstays of southern African economies for over a century. Its importance in shaping the region's relative prosperity has made the industry an important topic of historical research. Zimbabwe is no exception

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF
    ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF

    and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment for Hwange - home
    Environmental Impact Assessment for Hwange - home

    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR HWANGE COAL MINING ACTIVITIES 1 This Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report will comprehensively detail the natural and socio-cultural impacts associated with the mining and use of coal in Hwange and issues contributing to micro-climate change in and around the area

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  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale
    Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

    Effects of Artisanal and Small-Scale mining on the various communities in the state was studied using structured questionnaires, oral interviews and personal observations by the authors. ... asbestos. Those that are being mined at Artisanal and Small-Scale level include Gold, Beryl, Scheelite and Tourmaline. Table1

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  • Mechanism Between Mining Sector and Economic
    Mechanism Between Mining Sector and Economic

    Survey clearly showed that Zimbabwe is a country tremendously blessed with vast and diverse precious stones ranging from gold, chrome, lithium, asbestos and caesium, as well as high-quality emeralds and other minerals and metals. Since independence mining sector has contributed an average of about 40% of

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  • Environmental Impacts Of Mining Dolomite
    Environmental Impacts Of Mining Dolomite

    Impact Of Mining Dolomite. environmental impacts of mining dolomite dolomite mining environmental impacts GCM has been engaged in the production of mining equipment for many years the equipment is used for processing sand and environmental impact of mining dolomite 2018 Sbm Factory Pe Series Stone Jaw Crusherjaw Crusher Price

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  • Evaluating the environmental and economic impact of mining
    Evaluating the environmental and economic impact of mining

    Feb 01, 2021 Over the years, the impact of mining on the economy, environment, and society has attracted several views (Balasubramanian, 2017; Festin et al., 2018; Mensah et al., 2015; Ocansey, 2013).A study, (Widana, 2019) conceptualized the impacts of mining into several forms such as functionality (socio-economic, political and environment), duration (short-term

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  • Asbestos Mines - Vermiculite Mining & Asbestos Exposure
    Asbestos Mines - Vermiculite Mining & Asbestos Exposure

    Asbestos mining ended in the U.S. in 2002, but it continues in certain countries, including Russia, Kazakhstan and China. According to a 2021 article published in the Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, worldwide asbestos mining and consumption has stayed within the range of 1.3 million tons annually in recent years

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  • The Pollution Fallout From Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds
    The Pollution Fallout From Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds

    May 24, 2012 The regime of President Robert Mugabe has been accused of profiting from the Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe, garnering illicit funds that could be used to bolster his oppressive security forces. Now critics are alleging the government is failing to stop mining-waste pollution that is sickening livestock and local villagers

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  • ZIMBABWE CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS POSITION
    ZIMBABWE CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS POSITION

    Zimbabwe Chrysotile Asbestos Position Paper ii NCTF Zimbabwe 1 Foreword Table of Contents The Government of Zimbabwe has endorsed the Zimbabwe Chrysotile Position Paper which represents national policy on mining, value-addition, trading, use and handling of chrysotile asbestos including asbestos-containing materials in Zimbabwe

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  • Horrifying News - Zimbabwe Will Resume Asbestos
    Horrifying News - Zimbabwe Will Resume Asbestos

    Health experts and many scientists claim the chrysotile asbestos, the type mined in Zimbabwe, is a major cause of cancer and other fatal diseases. Clearly, leaders in Zumbabwe are not concerned that this substance could cause death and health problems

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  • types of asbestos mined in zimbabwe
    types of asbestos mined in zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe supports mining and utilization of chrysotile asbestos since according to them, it's been scientifically proven as harmless. Mr Lancaster Museka, The Secretary for Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare said that the type of asbestos mined in Zimbabwe was not harmful

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  • Importance of Mining to the economy of Zimbabwe
    Importance of Mining to the economy of Zimbabwe

    Feb 28, 2017 Mining helps industries to grow by providing raw materials to industries; Many industries obtain their raw materials from the mining sector. For example, building and construction industries get some of their raw materials from processed asbestos and iron ore. Heavy engineering firms obtain iron and steel from the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company

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  • IDEM: Asbestos: Health Risks and Environmental
    IDEM: Asbestos: Health Risks and Environmental

    Studies link the inhalation of asbestos fibers to an increased risk of fatal diseases: Asbestosis (a scarring of the lungs that causes increasingly labored breathing) Mesothelioma (a cancer of the lining of the lungs and abdominal cavity) Lung cancer

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  • (PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in
    (PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in

    The impact of mining on the Environment in Gwanda District Zimbabwe: A case study of Blanket Mine 1Maligana Mathe and 2Anthony Phiri 1,2 Zimbabwe Open University, Faculty of Science and Technology

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  • Zimbabwean mine dumps and their impacts on river
    Zimbabwean mine dumps and their impacts on river

    Jan 01, 2006 Zimbabwe however faces another challenge in that many mines and mining areas, such as the Beatrice Gold Belt, are now abandoned, but are still releasing contaminants into the local environment (Ravengai et al., 2005b). These abandoned mines and dumps require attention, possibly from central government

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  • (PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for
    (PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for

    lowed by asbestos, nickel, chromium, and coal. ... social impacts of mining activities on the surrounding socio-economic environment. ... the key issues in

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  • Mining and Environment Management | The Chronicle
    Mining and Environment Management | The Chronicle

    Aug 18, 2016 In Zimbabwe, the Environmental Management Act (CAP 20:27) of 2002 is the legal framework for environmental management and mining is prescribed as an activity where an environmental impact

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