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effect of bauxite mining on the infiltration characteristics of Darling Range soils

James T. Croton

effect of bauxite mining on the infiltration characteristics of Darling Range soils

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Published by Water and Rivers Commission in East Perth, W.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Darling Range (W.A.)
    • Subjects:
    • Soil chemistry -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Aluminum mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Hydrology, Forest -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Groundwater -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Water table -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Streamflow -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 24-25.

      StatementJames T. Croton and Mohammed A. Bari.
      SeriesWater resource technical series
      ContributionsBari, Mohammed A., Western Australia. Water and Rivers Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.7.W4 C76 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6821886M
      ISBN 100730972836
      LC Control Number00302371
      OCLC/WorldCa38817316

      The sustainable bauxite mining guidelines is necessary to be made since the sustainable is highly affected to the product reputation of the mining companies. The sustainability programs have to give benefits to the community. The programs can be in the form of improving living standards, economic development, reducing environmental.


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effect of bauxite mining on the infiltration characteristics of Darling Range soils by James T. Croton Download PDF EPUB FB2

James T. Croton has written: 'The effect of bauxite mining on the infiltration characteristics of Darling Range soils' -- subject- s -: Aluminum mines and. Bauxite is a rock that is mainly composed of various minerals. Most importantly, bauxite is the primary ore for aluminum.

Aluminum is a. Bauxite is generally extracted by open cast mining, being almost always found near the surface, with processes that vary slightly depending on the location. Before mining can commence the land needs to be cleared of timber and vegetation.

Alongside this process may be the collection of seeds and/or saplings, for inclusion in a seedbank, which. assess the effect of bauxite mining on soil properties in the neighbouring region.

The investigation included analysis of soils collected from identified sites near the bauxite mine at Udgiri. Soil samples at cm depth from the ground surface were collected at six selected sites near bauxite mines.

TheseCited by: 3. Bauxite residue (red mud) has been used as an amendment on the very sandy, agricultural soils of the Swan Coastal Plain in Western Australia. Previous research concentrated on. Zadie Neufville. KINGSTON, Apr 6 (IPS) - A land use and forest cover study to determine the rate of deforestation and to kick-start a forestry conservation programme here has revealed that bauxite mining is the single largest contributor to deforestation in Jamaica.

In 50 years of operation the industry has stripped 5, hectares land of trees, including some 3. Restoring Jarrah Forest after Bauxite Mining in Western Aust ralia — The Effect of Fertilizer R.J. Standish et al. on Floristic Diversity and Composition (Gardner and Stoneman, ; Koch, ).

Bauxite mining consumes a relatively small amount of energy (and consequently has low greenhouse gas emissions) compared to alumina refining and aluminium smelting processes. Diesel fuel and fuel oil combustion provides the bulk (95%) of the energy required to extract and haul the mined ore. extensive and aggressive mining activities.

Mining impact zone The location of mining activities in relation to human settlement is of great concern to public health. While remote locations and well defined zoning area are common in bauxite mining in other countries (2), it is a totally different scenario in Kuantan.

The mining area is scatteredFile Size: 3MB. Mining impact zone. The location of mining activities in relation to human settlement is of great concern to public health.

While remote locations and well defined zoning area are common in bauxite mining in other countries (), it is a totally different scenario in mining area is effect of bauxite mining on the infiltration characteristics of Darling Range soils book and occurring near to and within community settlements Cited by: 8.

An increasing concern is the loss of habitat for Jamaica’s unique plant and animal species; also bauxite mining severely affects the water retention capability of the soil. The Jamaica mining act of requires mines to remove top soil before mining, and. The physical and chemical characteristics of a range of mining dust types are explained nd its effects on a effect on plants grown in such soils.

Effect of Copper Dust on Plants Copper (Cu) is considered as a micronutrient for plants Effect of Bauxite Dust on Size: 1MB. imposing moratoria or bans on bauxite mining and shipping.

To address such unsustainable practices a coalition of global and national aluminium associations and companies have developed these Guidelines. The aluminium industry’s objective is a sustainable bauxite mining industry with acceptably low socialFile Size: 3MB.

The Darling Range bauxite deposits, including those at Jarrahdale, Dwellingup, Huntly, Willowdale and Mt Saddleback, fall within a 50 km wide, north-south trending corridor on the western margin of the continental plateau between 31° and 34°S, bounded to the west by the north-south Darling e deposits are distributed over a north-south interval of almost.

mining for bauxite is one of the major activity which has direct relevance to ecology of the region. The present study is an attempt to find out the direct and indirect effects of bauxite mining activity on environment in the ecosensitive region of W estern Ghats in the district.

Material and methods Study area Kolhapur district is situated in File Size: 1MB. Soils and Rocks, São Paulo, 37(3):September-December, On the Characterization and Classification of Bauxite Tailings Figure 2 - Bauxite critical state conditions.

Figure 3-In situ water content, unit weight and specific gravity in the bauxite tailing by: 3. Abstract. In a global sense the hydrology of the jarrah forest is unique in producing little streamflow from moderate rainfall.

This is attributed to the large soil water storage capacity of the forest soils which jarrah is well adapted to exploit during by: to most other types of mining. A typical bauxite mine in Australia will disturb around hectares of Eucalyptus woodland each year.

The preferred type of rehabilitation practice is integrated with mining operations and allows top soils and sub-soils to be utilised with little or no storage where possible (KochTibbett ). Constructing mine soils using suitable materials enhances and accelerates development of diverse forest ecosystems.

This Advisory is intended for mining operators seeking to re-establish native forest as a post-mining land use with pre-mining capability on coal surface mines. Background Soil is a mixture of weathered rocks, organic material. -To explain the strip mining, underground mining and its consequences in the environment.

- To know the definition of mining, and the places where it is done. - To learn more about soil machinery and tecniques. Mining Impact Coal mining, the first step in the dirty lifecycle of. Bauxite residue is an alkaline, saline-sodic byproduct of the Bayer process for alumina production.

In situ remediation of bauxite residue is a cost-effective management strategy that transforms the residue into a soil-like medium; however, the effects of applied amendments on trajectories and progress of soil formation over the medium-long term are by: 5.

Mining involves the exploration and extraction of minerals from deposits in the earth. These minerals may be broadly classified as industrial, such as sand and silica; fuel minerals such as coal and uranium; and metallic minerals such as gold and platinum.

Metallic minerals are usually present in the earth as ores and must be treated. Effect of Structure on the Geotechnical Properties of Bauxite Residue. Based on a suite of laboratory tests conducted on the red mud, the material has compression behavior similar to clayey soils, but frictional behavior closer to sandy soils.

The red mud appears to be "structured" and has features consistent with sensitive, cemented clay Cited by: Soils were collected from the surface (0–10 cm) and subsurface(s) (10–20 cm) at three locations on the face of the stop butt (bottom (B), middle (M) and top (T)) from at least two firing lanes (the number indicates the firing lane from which the soil was collected) ().Additional soil samples were collected from the firing line (FL), the range floor (RF), and the target mounds (TM) (for Cited by: Lastly, bauxite residue has a high pH (pH > 13) that must be addressed before the material could be used in a levee.

The issue can be resolved using neutralization or encapsulation by another soil. Overall, in terms of geotechnical properties, bauxite residue shows acceptable characteristics for potential use in a flood protection by: 6. Koch JM () Nitrogen accumulation in a rehabilitated bauxite mined area in the Darling Range, Western Australia.

Australian Forestry Resea Langkamp JP, Swinden LB, Dalling MJ () Nitrogen fixation by Acacia pellita on areas restored after mining at Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory. Australian Journal of Bot The bauxite deposits of Jamaica B.W.I.

were discovered inas the result of an investigation into the cause of lack of fertility of the pasture regions. On the basis of chemical analysis' Mr. Innes of the Department of Agriculture suggested that these soils might be anFile Size: KB.

Mining is a major contributor (2’nd) to the national GDP (4%) occupying 36 lakh hec. (%) of total land area ( m ha) and providing employment generation (4 %) for million people of the country.

In almost every mineral bearing region, soil mining and land degradation have been inseparably Size: KB. Impact of mining on land environment gets reflected in land-use pattern of the respective area because the more the land gets exposed to erosion by loosing its green cover or by getting disturbed otherwise due to mining (excavation, overburden dumping etc.) and related activities, its water resources gets damaged, soils.

production facilities. The international annual bauxite residue production is approximately Mt. The cumulative amount of bauxite residue disposed prior to is more than Mt. Bauxite residue, or red mud, is the largest environmental concern of alumina refineries because of the production rate of the waste stream and its alkaline Size: 5MB.

[14] Soil infiltration rates were determined at 40 locations adjacent to 11 of the trenches. The number of infiltration tests per trench ranged from 2 to 7.

For each trench, infiltration was determined on at least one riser and one tread, for a total of 21 risers (9 upper risers, 8 mid risers, and 4 lower risers) and 19 treads. Runoff and. Most mineral soils have particle densities of – g cm 3 as their mineral constituents e.g.

quartz, micas and colloidal silicates are within this range (Brady and Weil, ). High iron oxide content in bauxite residue means the ρ d is relatively high compared to natural by: mining in basins draining into the lake has caused concern about changes in the water quality and the rate of sedimentation in Lake Tuscaloosa.

Fourteen sites in the North River basin were sampled to determine if sur­ face coal mining has impacted the quality of water in the lake and selected : E.F. Cole. As part of my PhD project investigating soil formation in bauxite residue deposits, I sampled four bauxite residue field sites (Linden, Guyana; Corpus Christi, Texas; Bauxite, Arkansas; and Sao Luis, Brazil) to investigate the potential influence of initial residue properties, age, applied treatments (e.g.

sewage sludge, pyritic mine spoil, green waste), and climate. The talk was designed to give a broad overview of the factors influencing bauxite quality and to compare and contrast bauxite in different regions across the globe.

By understanding the characteristics of bauxite, it is possible to assess the potential product types and markets available. CRC Press Published August 1, Reference - Pages ISBN - CAT# SLX.

SOIL NEAR COAL MINING AREA IN GUJARAT BY TOXICITY CHARACTERISTICS LEACHING PROCEDURE Kiran D Ladwani1*, Krishna D Ladwani1, Vivek S Manik1 and Dilip S Ramteke1 Research Paper The concentrations of heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn) in soils near lignite coal mine located at Surat (Gujarat) were determined and their toxicity was Cited by: 6.

Bauxite residue (red mud) is the byproduct from treatment of crushed bauxite with caustic soda to produce alumina. When dried the residue is alkaline and has a high capacity to retain phosphorus (P). The residue is added to pastures on acidic sandy soils to increase the capacity of the soils to retain P so as to reduce leaching of P into waterways and so reduce eutrophication of the Cited by:   – requisite technology promised, not yet implemented.

After enduring decades of dust pollution, the residents of Silvertown, Christianburg in the mining town of Linden are calling on the Ministry of Health, EPA and other relevant authorities to investigate the Bosai Bauxite Plant and what used to be the old Linmine Bauxite Plant located in the heart of Linden which is.

[WINDHOEK] Agricultural soils near mining sites have high amounts of heavy metals such as lead and copper, thus posing danger to human health and the environment, a study in Namibia says. Scientists from the University of Namibia (UNAM) and the University of Zagreb in Croatia evaluated the types of heavy metals present in Kombat mine — a site used for mining copper.

involves mining a long panel of coal in a single slice. common risk associated with subsurface mining. gas that can build up in underground mines. less land disturbed. one advantage of subsurface mining over surface mining. environmental impacts of mining.

Scarring the land and disrupting ecosystems—mountaintop removal, for example, involves.changes in bauxite residue at elevated temperatures and pressures as determined by in situ synchrotron XRD. In: Peterson, V. K. et al. (Eds.) Australian X-ray Analytical Association Conference, Workshops, and Exhibition Program and Abstract Book, FebruarySydney, Australia.The soils in mining areas are compacted and according to Guadagnin et al.

(), they present poor total porosity, predominance of micropores and still poor infiltration rates. The compaction of the mining surfaces decreases the porosity which affects directly the permeability in the remaining profile.