FOCAL STUDIES ON MINING

HERE YOU WILL GAIN KNOWLEDGE ON FOCAL STUDIES ON MINING WHERE THE FOLLOWING WILL BE COVERED
OIL PRODUCTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST
NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION IN TANZANIA
ADVANTAGES OF OIL PRODUCTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION IN TANZANIA

IMPORTANCE OF THE MINING SECTOR TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Mining extracts useful materials from the earth. in 2022 mining sector employed a total of 834721 people It has earned UNITED STATES OF AMERICA foreign exchange through the exportation of minerals. The exchange earned has been used to for further development. The mining industry has provided employment opportunities to Americans. Today the industry is estimated …

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Importance of Oil mining in Nigeria

A lot of revenue is earned by the Nigerian government thru taxes from oil companies like Shell and Total. A lot of foreign exchange through the export of crude oil and other oil products to countries like Sweden, Canada, and Great Britain. Reduction in government expenditure on oil related products Industrial development in the south …

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Problems facing the Copper sector In Zambia

Existence of industrial substitutes like aluminium, iron ore, silicon, bronze performing a better job than copper that limits its market. Competition from other copper producers like DRC, Egypt, South Africa, USA that reduces the projected profits. Exhaustion of copper especially in the northern territory The Tazara railway is very slow yet it is the basic …

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Importance of Copper mining in Zambia

A lot of government revenue by taxing mining companies and workers. A lot of foreign exchange by exporting copper to USA, Germany. Job creation to many people of Zambia and immigrants from Zimbabwe, Mozambique, DRC and Tanzania Income earning by the miners leading to improved standards of living Infrastructure development especially the Zambian railway linking …

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Factors that favored copper mining in Zambia

Abundant copper deposits in the Shaba province Good quality copper with less impurities that has competed favorably on the world market Abundant/cheap skilled labor provided initially by the British under British South African company which was staged in southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) Large sums/adequate capital provided by the British and Zambian governments used to run purchases …

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2 METHODS OF MINING COPPER IN ZAMBIA

There are basically two methods used, Open cast this applies when the mineral ore is near the surface of the earth requiring the excavation of the top layer of soil so as to reach the ore body which is then extracted with thehelp of tractors and carrier truck. E.g. in Zimbabwe for gold, Karamoja-Uganda for …

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8 NEGATIVE IMPORTANCE OF MINING IN UGANDA

Negative importance of mining in Uganda includes; Mineral extraction machines and process emit fumes which pollute the atmospheric air. This explains why Kasese, Hima and Tororo experience a dirty contaminated air. Mining disturbs the soil structure by digging it which destroy the land. Open cast pits normally encourage the occurrence of severe soil erosion as …

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