SUSTAINABLE MINING

HERE YOU WILL GAIN KNOWLEDGE ON SUSTAINABLE MINING AND YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING
TYPES OF MINING INDUSTRIES
TYPES AND DISTRIBUTION OF MINING REGIONS IN THE WORLD
MAJOR TYPES OF MINERALS FOUND IN THE WORLD
MINING REGIONS IN THE WORLD MAP AND THE TYPE OF MINERAL EXTRACTED
VARIOUS WAYS OF MINING
WAYS OF PROCESSING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MINERALS
ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF MINING TO THE ECONOMY OF TANZANIA
EFFECTS OF MINING TO THE ENVIRONMENT
WAYS OF MINIMIZING EFFECTS OF MINING ON ENVIRONMENT

11 PROBLEMS FACING THE MINING INDUSTRY IN AFRICA AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD

Problems facing the mining industry in Africa and other parts of the world 

Decline or exhaustion of mineral deposits because of over-exploitation like coal, copper in Zambia and some parts of USA and South Africa. A poor number of skilled labour in developing countries like Tanzania has led to poor exploration and low yield. i.e low quality and quantity of minerals. Some countries lack important mineral deposits like …

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

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 GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA

IMPORTANCE OF GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Jobs were created to both the Africans and the Europeans as miners, managers, and drivers. Government earns revenue of about 120 million $ annually in terms of taxes and profit share Industrial development in the region especially the Orange Free State province Infrastructure development in the region like the road and railway network linking major …

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Importance of Oil mining in Nigeria

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

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

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, and Germany. Job creation to many people of Zambia and immigrants from Zimbabwe, Mozambique, DRC and Tanzania Income earned by the miners leading to improved standards of living Infrastructure development especially the Zambian railway …

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Factors that favored copper mining in Zambia

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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