controlling erosion in mine site ghana

Analysis of Shoreline Change along Cape Coast-Sekondi ...

The impact of human activities on the shorelines of Ghana has been well studied and they include sand mining, urbanization and economic activities, fishing, and oil and gold mining [1, 2, 5]. This study analyzes the role of erosion and accretion in shoreline change between the geographic regions from Cape Coast in the central region to Sekondi ...

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Geotextile Materials, Erosion Control & Retaining Walls ...

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The potentials of biological geotextiles in erosion and ...

Nsiah and Schaaf [39] introduced the potentials of biological geotextiles in erosion and sediment control during gold mine reclamation in ghana. However, very limited …

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NEWMONT GHANA GOLD LTD. AHAFO SOUTH …

for the TSF include controlling erosion, managing stormwater runoff, minimizing dust generation, and establishing vegetation on the facility. Based upon testing by Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd. (NGGL), the tailings appear to be non-acid generating. Given currently available information, establishing a vegetated

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Soil Erosion Control Solutions & Products Australia - GRT

Disturbing the soil can cause environmental issues like erosion and silting of waterways. Mining exploration requires the development of hundreds of kilometres of roads and tracks, and because of this, soil stability and erosion prevention is a vital component of ensuring environmentally safe mining works.

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Erosion Control on Construction Sites - Superior Groundcover

Many erosion control practices are available in local soil and water conservation district offices. However, the effects of erosion on construction sites continue to menace society both from on-site and off-site damages." — USDA.gov. Erosion prevention should be part of your construction plan, as it's the best and easiest way to control ...

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Controlling sediment at source: an evaluation of erosion ...

Paul Kofi Nsiah, Wolfgang Schaaf, The potentials of biological geotextiles in erosion and sediment control during gold mine reclamation in Ghana, Journal of Soils and Sediments, 10.1007/s11368-018-2217-7, (2018).

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Can we mitigate environmental impacts from mining ...

Material adapted from: Hudson, T.L, Fox, F.D., and Plumlee, G.S. 1999. Metal Mining and the Environment, p. 11,41-46. Published by the American Geosciences Institute Environmental Awareness Series. Click here to download the full handbook. The major potential environmental impacts associated with mining and associated mineral processing operations are related to erosion-prone

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Ghana: Balancing economic growth and depletion of resources

Ghana is a good African example to support the fighting against the fallacious narrative: mining is a blessing or a curse? The gift of mother nature is ever a blessing! By definition. The coursed side of the equation are EVER (or should be) under "control" of the government, institutions, legal system, and the society in general. By definition!

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Environmental Industry Equipment for Erosion and Dust ...

Results for environmental industry equipment with erosion and dust control products for mine tailings dust control applications from Envirotac, Earth Glue and other leading brands. Compare and contact a supplier near Ghana

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Mine & Associated Rehabilitation Projects in Africa Indian ...

Ghana – Newmont Mine South Africa – Department of Agriculture, Limpopo Province. 1. Democratic Republic of Congo-Selembao The rehabilitation of the Selembao gully erosion control work (World Bank financed) in Kinshasa is an ecological disaster which caused huge damage to the human and physical environment. The

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A User Guide for Developing a Mining Erosion and Sediment ...

A User Guide for Developing a Mining Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Purpose This User Guide is a companion document to . Technical Guidance 3: Developing a Mining Erosion and Sediment Control Plan. It provides an introductory overview of what the Ministry of Environment ( ENV) expects of

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Coastal Erosion Management in Ghana: Combining Local ...

Coastal erosion is also a major threat in West Africa. This threat is evident in Ghana coastline. According to EPA (2003), coastal erosion in Accra has become a key environmental issue in Ghana. Coastal erosion along the Accra coast has become a chronic phenomenon that threatens both life and property.

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The potentials of biological geotextiles in erosion ...

The potentials of biological geotextiles in erosion control and of substrate amendment on vegetation establishment during gold-mine reclamation in Ghana A thesis approved by the Faculty of Environment and Natural Sciences at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus–Senftenberg in partial fulfilment of the requirement for

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Mining Geotechnics | Modeling, Investigation & Support | SRK

Mine Site Operational Assistance. Mine Geology, Grade Control, and Reconciliation ... multiple-method mining and infrastructure experience and design and implement support systems to deal with accelerated erosion from construction, ground disturbances, and waste disposal.

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Soil erosion control | Maccaferri Africa

The range of MacDrain® drainage geocomposites (with geonet or geomat cores), constitute a fundamental tool in the design of erosion control and slope stabilisation systems; efficient water drainage has always been one of the most powerful tools and efficient means for soil consolidation and stabilisation. Using our bespoke design software, we ...

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5 Steps for Erosion Control on Steep Slopes and ...

Use Erosion Control Blankets to Add Vegetation to Slopes. There are many varieties of fiber, biodegradable, and compost blankets/mats on the market today, and they have all been designed with one aim; to minimize the effects of water erosion on slopes and embankments. Rolled mats are usually made from mulch that is held together by a fiber mesh.

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Mine & Associated Rehabilitation Projects in Africa & the ...

Newmont Mine, Ghana Akyem is an open-pit gold mine, wholly-owned and operated by Newmont Mining Corporation located in Birim North District in the Eastern region of Ghana. The Akyem mine site covers a total area of 1,903ha of which, 74ha lies in the Ajenjua Bepo Forest Reserve. Mining activities at the site started in August 2012.

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Slope Protection | Slope Erosion Control | Erosion Control ...

The enhanced drainage, frictional forces and cell-soil-plant interaction of Neoloy Geocells prevents downslope movement and provides erosion control on the slope. It is the only geocell made from Neoloy® nano-polymeric alloy, which guarantees reliable landscape stabilization for the project lifespan.

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Managing coastal erosion hotspots along the Elmina, Cape ...

Hence, beach sand mining's contribution to coastal erosion in the Elmina, Cape Coast area may be significant. 4.3. Managing erosion 'hotspots' in the Elmina, Cape Coast and Moree area ... (2012) who argued that instead of always using ad hoc and site specific measures to control coastal erosion, Ghana could adopt the United Kingdom (UK ...

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Technical Guidance 3 - British Columbia

at a specific mine site, are considered to be in the realm of the Qualified Professional who is an erosion control specialist. 2. Importance of Erosion and Sediment Control Soil is a valuable and non-renewable resource. When erosion results in significant "sediment yield"

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Coastal Erosion due to Sand Mining in Ghana | by Klara ...

Sand mining, the biggest threat to Ghana's coastline I Modern Ghana Executive Summary. Coastal erosion is the wearing away or removal of beach sediments, often significantly accelerated by human activities. This poses a threat to the ecosystems, people, and economic sectors that have depended on the coast for millennia.

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Fighting Coastal Erosion in Keta Area - World Bank

CASE STUD 06 FIGHTING COASTAL EROSION IN KETA AREA 2 by the sea. The once commercially vibrant littoral town is located at the eastern end of a narrow littoral strip stretching from the east of the Volta Estuary to the mouth of the Keta Lagoon Complex, which is the largest in Ghana and is a designated Ramsar site. The Keta Municipality has

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Farmers' perception on soil erosion in Ghana: Implication ...

Farmers' perception on soil erosion has not adequately reported in the conditions of Ghana though its causes and effects are time and site-specific. The objective of this study was to assess farmers' perception on soil erosion and implication for developing soil management strategy in the Eastern and Northern Regions of Ghana. A total of 130 head farmers were interviewed and ...

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Soil Erosion around Foundations of Houses in Four ...

Soil erosion studies around houses in four communities in Ghana were carried out from August to November, 2010. Thirty houses were selected from each of the four communities for the study. Measurements of slope and the depth of exposed foundation of houses were done with the help of a string and a tape measure. Data were also obtained through questionnaire and interview of house …

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Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining | Brilliant Earth

Toxic waste spills have had devastating consequences in Romania, China, Ghana, Russia, Peru, South Africa, and other countries. In 2014, a dam collapsed at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia, sending about 25 million cubic meters of cyanide-laden waste into nearby rivers and lakes—enough to fill about 9,800 Olympic ...

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Factors that influence erosion and runoff

Factors that influence erosion and runoff 10 Soil texture soil texture Soil texture Soil with high sand content is not cohesive and has a high risk of erosion Soil texture refers to the relative proportion of clay, silt and sand. The risk of runoff and erosion is affected …

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The potentials of biological geotextiles in erosion and ...

Purpose Soil erosion is a significant environmental impact of surface mining affecting the initial establishment of vegetation, especially on steep slopes, during reclamation. Consequently, we investigated the potentials of biological geotextiles constructed from two local plants, Pennisetum purpureum and Broussonetia papyrifera, in reducing erosion and sedimentation during …

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ISSN 2229-5518 A rapid overview of coastal erosion in Ghana

erosion along the coast of Ghana. This study particularly high-lights the major causes of the coastal erosion as well as the adverse impacts and also suggests prudent measures in effec-tive monitoring and controlling its occurrence in the country. 2 STUDY AREA Ghana is …

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Preventing and managing erosion | Environment, land and ...

Preventing and managing erosion. Programs to control erosion in Queensland began in the 1950s and have been very successful. The 3 main principles to control erosion are to: use land according to its capability. protect the soil surface with some form of cover. control …

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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SOIL CONSERVATION PRACTICES …

deforestation and pollution from mining industries. Studies in Northern Ghana have revealed that high intensity rains, extensive land clearing and tree felling for fuel wood, ... use and pursuits of necessary measures of soil management and erosion control. This

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