Pedersen geborg university, gundberg laboratory, department of general and marine microbiology, medicinaregatan 9c, s4 90 geborg, sweden accepted 27 february 1996 abstract mine wastes have been. Around the globe, tailings dam accidents, physical weathering, and biogeochemical reactions lead to the remobilization of mine wastes from mine sites to the atmosphere, soils, water, and biosphere, posing risks to global ecosystem and human health. In order to create an organized and efficient presentation, the fifteen strategies were divided into three generalized categories. Mine waste for mining free download as powerpoint presentation. This project was completed mainly through the use of questionnaire sent to subcontractors in almost each country of the eu. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read mine wastes.
Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts bernd lottermoser todays best practice in environmental mine waste management requires a thorough understanding of the wastes produced. Pdf lottermoser, 2007mine waste romy patricia diaz perez. Mine site rehabilitation and mine waste science are examples of newly emerging disciplines. Mine site rehabilitation and mine waste science are ex ples of newly emerging disciplines. Mine wastes, second edition, characterization, treatment, environmental impacts. There are additional, operational aspects of surface disposal of paste that benefit the mine owner and the environment. Prediction manual for drainage chemistry from sulphidic geologic materials. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts this book provides a thorough, uptodate overview of wastes. Mineralogical characterization of mine waste sciencedirect. Pit lakes from sulphide ore mining, geochemical and. Mulligan 1996 and the environmental impacts of mining ripley et ai. Development of a guidance document on best practices in the.
It describes the characterization, prediction, monitoring, disposal and treatment as well as environmental impacts. Generate detailed characterization of a mine waste deposit to be able to identify potentially economic metals and mineral, select best extraction method and perform risk assessment. This book has arisen out of teaching mine waste science to undergraduate and graduate science students and the frustration at having no appropriate text which documents the scienti. It deals comprehensively with sulfidic mine wastes, mine water, tailings, cyanidation wastes of goldsilver ores, radioactive wastes of uranium ores, and wastes of phosphate and potash ores. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts bernd lottermoser auth. The application of mineralogical characterization to mine waste has the potential to improve risk assessment, guide appropriate mine planning for planned and active mines and optimize remediation design at closed or abandoned mines.
Participants were introduced to mining and the environmental impact assessment eia process in mwanza, as well as the importance of environmental management throughout their mining activities. The abandoned mine site characterization and cleanup handbook handbook has been developed by the environmental protection agency as a resource for project managers working on addressing the environmental concerns posed by inactive mines and mineral processing sites. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts, edition 3. Underwater disposal in underground mines during mine operation. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts at. Strategy economic value by reprocessing vs feasible environmental wastes management approach. As a result of the literature search and scope refinement, fifteen environmental mine waste management strategies were identified for further investigation. There are also a number of books and reports addressing particular mine waste topics such as tailings ritcey 1989, sulfide oxidation alpers and blowes 1994. The final section focuses physiochemical treatment, biological treatment, passive treatment, and beneficial uses of mine drainage and treatment wastes. Bureau of mines conducted investigations to evaluate the potential for ground water contamination by mine waste used as backfill.
Samples of cemented waste backfill and water discharging from drillholes and seeps were collected to use in chemical analyses and laboratory tests to determine the physical and chemical. To meet stricter environmental requirement, the costs for mining industries to control the environmental impact from the operations and waste deposits in both short and long terms become higher. Several promising avenues for the management and remediation of mine wastes are outlined in this special issue. Sevilla, spain acid mine drainage prevention and control options nural kuyucak golder associates ltd. After the 5 november 2015 tailings dam failure in minas gerais, brazil, mine waste f owed through the doce river into the atlantic ocean. T programs are in place to ensure that wastes are eliminated or where possible avoided, reduced, reused, recycled, treated, or properly disposed of. The types of industrial waste water there are many types of industrial wastewater based on the different industries and the. Lottermoser mine wastes characterization, treatment, environmental impacts second edition with 10 figures and 43 tables springer.
The strong pedagogical framework is supported by case studies from around the world, endofchapter summaries as well as lists of resource materials and sites for each waste type. It aims to serve undergraduate students who wish to gain an overview and an understanding of wastes produced in the mineral industry. Mine wastes characterization, treatment and environmental impacts. Pedersen geborg university, gundberg laboratory, department of general and marine microbiology, medicinaregatan 9c, s4 90 geborg, sweden accepted 27 february 1996 abstract mine wastes. Apr 15, 2016 overall, however, the environmental impacts of mine wastes are negative. Mine waste characterization, management and remediation mdpi. I industrial wastewatertypes, amounts and effects hanchang shi environment. Jan 31, 2008 nowadays, the use of food wastes as animal feed is an alternative of high interest, because it stands for environmental and public benefit besides reducing the cost of animal production samuels et al.
The effects of mine waste and tailings management on surface waters would depend on the amount and composition of the various waste materials, the methods used in processing the uranium ore, the ways in which the various waste materials are stored and disposed, and the steps taken to reduce the impacts on surface water quality. Mine wastes characterization, treatment, environmental impacts 2 nd ed. Waste rock mining operations generate two types of waste rock overburden10 and mine development rock. Treatment refers to any process that is designed to minimize the environmental impact of waste by changing the physical properties of waste or separating out and destroying toxic components of waste. The second section includes mine drainage prediction and prevention. Identify all materials, substances and wastes other than mine wastes 196 associated with the mining project that have the potential to cause impacts on human health, safety, the environment or communities. Environmental risks and benefits of some of the technologies discussed in chapter 3 were also addressed there. Due to increasing amounts of mine wastes generated annually, and environmental and. Environmental management of mines workshop in tanzania. Due to increasing amounts of mine wastes generated annually, and environmental and social issues surrounding disposal on land, mining companies are seeking alternative methods of disposal. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts this book provides a thorough, uptodate overview of wastes accumulating at mine sites. Our technical capabilities in management and remediation of mine related wastes include. During the earliest days of handbook development, mike bishop of epa region 8 lead the effort to develop a superfund mine waste reference document for epa project managers working on mine. Introduction the release of acidic drainage from abandoned mines, mine tailings impoundments, and waste rock piles is the largest environmental prob.
Some of key wastes generated from the industry are discussed in detail in the following section. This chapter describes research opportunities and technologies that would lessen the environmental impacts of mining. Abandoned mine site characterization and cleanup handbook. Mine wastes characterization, treatment and environmental. Environmental impacts mitigation andor remediation options properties and behavior in the environment geotechnical stability, release of dissolved metals, acidity or suspended particles serious and longlasting problems. The book emphasizes the characterization, prediction, monitoring, disposal and treatment as well as environmental impacts of problematic mine wastes. Lottermoser mine wastes characterization, treatment. This book has arisen out of teaching mine waste science to undergraduate and graduate science students and the frustration at having no appropriate text which documents the scientific fundamentals of such wastes. The abandoned mine site characterization and cleanup handbook handbook is the result of the collective efforts and contributions of a number of individuals. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts this book provides a thorough, uptodate overview of wastes accumulating at mine.
Acid mine drainage bernd g lottermoser mine wastes. This book is not designed to be an exhaustive work on mine wastes. Smith billings symposium asmr annual meeting assessing the toxicity potential of mine waste piles workshop june 1, 2003 u. It deals comprehensively with sulfidic mine wastes, mine water, tailings, cyanidation wastes of. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts, edition 3 ebook written by bernd lottermoser. Mine wastes deposited onland in socalled tailings dams, impoundments or waste dumps have several associated environmental issues that need to be addressed e. The socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and smallscale mining in developing countriesgavin m. Also, the growing importance of the topics mine wastes, mine site pollution and mine site rehabilitation in universities, research ganizations and industry requires a textbook suitable for undergraduate students. Tailings are distinct from overburden, which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed the extraction of minerals from ore can be done two ways. Bernd g lottermoser this title provides a thorough, uptodate overview of wastes accumulating at mine sites. Characterization and treatment of mine drainage wei 2018. Mine waste characterization, management and remediation. View homework help acid mine drainage from envir st 101 at university of wisconsin. Management of mining, quarrying and oreprocessing waste in the european union.
These surveys are rapidly becoming accepted as integral parts of mine waste characterization programs. Mine wastes characterization, treatment, environmental impacts bernd g. The first section covers physiochemical characterization, microbiological characterization, and environmental impacts. Mining waste management includes the characterization and remediation of residues. The third training session of this series was held in mwanza, tanzania, from april 17 to 27, 2018, with 24 trainees from 10 countries and four trainers. Characterization of mine waste and acid mine drainage. The placement of pastes on the surface allows for increased. This thorough and authoritative reference work on the characterization, prediction, monitoring, treatment, and disposal of mine wastes relates so well to the important environmental impact of energy and mineral resource development. Lottermoser mine wastes characterization, treatment and environmental impacts third edition. Caval ridge coal mine project environmental impact statement page 145 he overarching principle for waste management for the project is. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts.
Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts seemed to be making you to know about other expertise and of course you can take more information. Environmental impacts of uranium mining and milling fiveyear plangrants mining district, new mexico jackpile mine on laguna pueblo background the jackpile mine, once the worlds largest open pit uranium mines, is located on the pueblo of laguna near the village of paguate. Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an ore. This book has arisen out of teaching mine waste science to undergraduate and. Journal of cleaner production improving environmental. An introductory textbook addressing the science of such wastes is not available to students despite the importance of the mineral industry as a resource, wealth and job provider. Historical mine wastes can, however, pose environm nt tackling mine wastes insights perspectives global collaboration is needed to mitigate the environmental impacts of mine wastes department of earth and planetary sciences, birkbeck, university of london, london wc1e 7hx, uk.
Characterization, treatment, environmental impacts this book provides a thorough, uptodate overview of wastes accumulating at mine sites. The knowledge of mine wastes represents a new interdisciplinary science and this book provides an introductory, descriptive and analytic overview of the wastes produced in the mineral industry. A study to manage the mine waste in a mining company. These environmental benefits are described in more detail in following sections. The mine was operated from 1953 to 1982 and covers. Introduction mining waste treatment process physical and chemical characteristics for reprocessing activities or environmental protection. To assess this information and to extrapolate to the next twenty years, this approach has been reinforced using published. Assessment of health and environmental impacts of uranium. Characterization, treatment, environmental impacts this book provides a thorough, uptodate overview of wastes. Characterization, treatment and environmental impacts is not only giving you a lot more new information. Safe management of materials other than mine wastes 4. Mine wastes characterization, treatment, environmental impacts.181 1641 1026 1035 904 851 539 637 524 1653 108 1629 1061 1026 1573 667 1139 187 1036 1198 190 9 745 879 400 962 778 305 846 526 349 1073 1381