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(PDF) Characteristics and the environmental acceptability ...

Characteristics and the environmental acceptability of the natural stone quarrying waste rocks May 2011 Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 71(2)

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Characteristics and the environmental acceptability of the ...

2011-10-26  Read "Characteristics and the environmental acceptability of the natural stone quarrying waste rocks, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2012-9-28  as farming. In Mandera County, stone quarrying provides varying economic benefits to the local economy [15]. However it is not yet clear on the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and the livelihood of the communities in Mandera County, Kenya from the review of the current literature [16,17].

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(PDF) Environmental impact of quarries on natural ...

In general, a total of 272 quarries have high impact, 657 quarries have moderate impact, and 349 quarries have low impact on natural ecosystems. Analyzed data revealed that around 62 per cent of...

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Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural ...

Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural stone quarrying. The case of the Orosei Marble Producing Area in Eastern Sardinia ... eliminate the impact on the environment. Using three-dimensional topographic models, the authors simulated quarry and industrial processing development, with projections over the next 10, 30 and 50 years ...

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Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural ...

2011-12-1  Introduction. Since antiquity, natural stone resources have provided one of the main sources of materials for human activities in general and for building construction in particular, from small artefacts for daily use to monumental buildings (Marino and Coli, 2007).This is especially true in Italy, where from protohistoric times through the Roman civilization to the present day, marble (and ...

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AN ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF

2021-6-28  Rural stone quarrying is thus one of the key items in the achievement of development in most counties in Kenya in this case Nyambera in Kisii County because of the fact that rural areas carry a large percentage of the Kenyan population. Most people engage stone quarrying

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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

2019-9-17  Stone quarrying and the concept of sustainable development Generally, stone quarrying is a multiple stage procedure through which rock is dug from the earth and crushed to generate aggregate that subsequently is divided into portions necessary for direct use, or for further processing, such as coating with bitumen to make bituminous macadam.

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Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in Peri ...

natural environment to other activities such as sandblasting, stone extraction and small scale mining (Wells, 2000). In the Mukono district of Uganda, Birabwa (2006) observed that poor individuals and households seek livelihood alternatives from small-scale stone extraction especially those close to the hills of Kasenge. Though

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(PDF) Characteristics and the environmental acceptability ...

Characteristics and the environmental acceptability of the natural stone quarrying waste rocks May 2011 Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 71(2)

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2012-9-28  as farming. In Mandera County, stone quarrying provides varying economic benefits to the local economy [15]. However it is not yet clear on the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and the livelihood of the communities in Mandera County, Kenya from the review of the current literature [16,17].

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying:

2019-6-24  The study were seek to investigate the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and societies. In this case, responses were sought from questionnaire, key informant interview and observation. 3.1. Social and Environmental Impact of Stone Quarrying Quarrying activity often have long-term social, and environmental impacts. Social challenges ...

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Environmental Perspective of Stone Crushing and Quarrying ...

In addition to dust and noise, stone crushing and quarrying activities also modify the existing ecosystems thereby disturbing local hydrological and geological regimes. 5 These activities also modify the substratum, landscape patterns, destruct natural habitat, disrupt natural succession as well as change genetic resources. 6 Dumping of waste ...

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Positive Environmental Impact, Natural Stone Environment ...

We are committed to using environmentally friendly methods at every stage of the quarrying to finished product process, to minimise our impact on the environment and keep our carbon footprint to a minimum. As a process, using natural stone instead of man-made products uses only a fraction of the energy and as such has much lower carbon emissions.

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A binary logistic regression model was done to identify the independent variables of communities unaware of the impacts of stone quarrying. 62.7% and 57.38% of the surveyed households had aware of ...

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AN ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF

2021-6-28  Rural stone quarrying is thus one of the key items in the achievement of development in most counties in Kenya in this case Nyambera in Kisii County because of the fact that rural areas carry a large percentage of the Kenyan population. Most people engage stone quarrying

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Best Practices of the Natural Stone Industry

2018-10-3  The Natural Environment Stone quarrying, if executed without regard to surrounding ecosystems and geologic conditions, could disrupt the balance of wildlife, plant life, and water bodies in the area. For instance, 3 removal of native vegetation coupled with alteration of topography can generate erosion

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

Stone quarrying is a form of land use method concerned with the extraction of non-fuel and non-metal minerals from rocks. Using the qualitative model, the paper interrogates the impact of stone quarrying on the livelihoods of the workers and provides critical insights into the effects of stone quarrying on the environment.

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Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural ...

Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural stone quarrying. The case of the Orosei Marble Producing Area in Eastern Sardinia ... vibration, fumes, dust, vehicle traffic) associated with marble quarrying and processing in the Orosei industrial area and their effects. Solutions are also proposed to prevent, mitigate and, where possible ...

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(PDF) Characteristics and the environmental acceptability ...

Characteristics and the environmental acceptability of the natural stone quarrying waste rocks May 2011 Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 71(2)

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying:

2019-6-24  The study were seek to investigate the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and societies. In this case, responses were sought from questionnaire, key informant interview and observation. 3.1. Social and Environmental Impact of Stone Quarrying Quarrying activity often have long-term social, and environmental impacts. Social challenges ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING : A CASE

2020-7-24  The quarrying of stone is practiced in study area since times immemorial. The quarrying of stones has left repulsive wounds on the environment. In this paper an attempt has been made to study the environmental impact of stone quarrying in Shimla district. 2 STUDY AREA Shimla district is located in the south-east border of the state.

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Eco-friendly Quarrying Environmental Benefits of Stone ...

Natural stone contains no harmful chemicals or toxins, so you can be rest assured that your interior environment will be healthy, an important component of sustainable design. Read the full report and compare stone with other building materials Click Here. Our stone is quarried shaped sustainably

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Best Practices of the Natural Stone Industry

2018-10-3  The Natural Environment Stone quarrying, if executed without regard to surrounding ecosystems and geologic conditions, could disrupt the balance of wildlife, plant life, and water bodies in the area. For instance, 3 removal of native vegetation coupled with alteration of topography can generate erosion

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF STONE QUARRYING ...

About Mines, Ministry of Mines, Environment and Tourism, 65% of the respondents from all the study sites revealed that Harare. their area, before the initiation of stone quarrying

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

Stone quarrying is a form of land use method concerned with the extraction of non-fuel and non-metal minerals from rocks. Using the qualitative model, the paper interrogates the impact of stone quarrying on the livelihoods of the workers and provides critical insights into the effects of stone quarrying on the environment.

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(PDF) The Environmental Impacts of Mining and Quarrying ...

5. Open-pit mining, including quarrying, is a far more extensive activity which involves digging a large void open to the air.5 The term is used when there is no return of backfill into the void. Significant adverse environmental effects from open-pit mining activities can occur and, for

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Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural ...

Promoting ecological sustainable planning for natural stone quarrying. The case of the Orosei Marble Producing Area in Eastern Sardinia ... vibration, fumes, dust, vehicle traffic) associated with marble quarrying and processing in the Orosei industrial area and their effects. Solutions are also proposed to prevent, mitigate and, where possible ...

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COVID-19 pandemic persuaded lockdown effects on ...

2020-5-11  Stone quarrying and crushing spits huge stone dust to the environment and causes threats to ecosystem components as well as human health. Imposing emergency lockdown to stop infection of COVID 19 virus on 24.03.2020 in India has created ...

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