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Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau

2013-7-18 · Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria 1onwuka, S.U.,2 Duluora, J.O.,3okoye C.O. ABSTRACT: This work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in Rayfield of Jos Plateau, Nigeria. The conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. Questionnaire was

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Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria

Tin mining areas in Nigeria. The Jos Plateau is shown as a stippled circle; it is the chief mining area and produces over 90 per cent of the tin in Nigeria each year. miles and by 1919 there were over 80 companies and syndicates producing 8174 tons of tin. Difficulties of accessibility remained

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Tin mining and its effects in Jos, Plateau State - Jotscroll

2020-4-29 · The Britain formally entered into tin ore exploration and mining in Plateau State during the industrial revolution in Europe, which made tin ore the number one foreign export from Nigeria, hence, large companies were also involved in the tin mining business and some individual had the opportunity to obtain licence to mine on small scale.

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Tin Mining and Ecological Insecurity in Plateau State ...

2014-5-21 · Plateau State, Nigeria/Exploitation minière et défis environnementaux: cas de l'Etat du Plateau au Nigeria West Africa Insight April 2013: Migratory Trend The history and development of modern Plateau State is tied to the discovery and mining of tin deposits. In fact, activities related to tin mining in Plateau State can be traced to over 100 ...

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Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ...

Bukuru, Plateau State, Nigeria Jiya Solomon Ndace1 & Musa Haruna Danladi2 ... earliest area of tin mining activities on the Jos Plateau. As a result of increased population, urbanization and ...

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Radioecological impacts of tin mining

The tin mining activities in the suburbs of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, have resulted in technical enhancement of the natural background radiation as well as higher activity concentrations of primordial radionuclides in the topsoil of mining sites and their environs. Several studies have considered

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Reclamation after Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau Nigeria

the Jos Plateau tin fields. KEY WORDS: Nigeria, tin mining, reclamation, Eucalyptus T HE EXTRACTION AND smelting of tin in Northern Nigeria began as long ago as 900 BC (Jos Museum, 1977). It remained a small-scale, local activity until 1904, when prospectors from the

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Abandoned tin mines endanger communities, Plateau

2014-9-4 · ERA monitors visited Sabon-Barki community and Gyel District, both in Jos South LGA of Plateau State on August 5, 2009 in response to the growing call by

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JOS: A CENTURY OF TIN EXPLORATION AND

2015-2-16 · Until it became synonymous with violent ethno-sectarian clashes, Jos, capital of Plateau State, was more widely known for its sultry weather and tin mining. Tin mining started in the “Tin City” way back in1902 and by the mid-1940s the British government formally entered into exploration and mining in the region, making it the number one ...

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(PDF) Tin Mineralisation in Nigeria: A Review

Nigeria is endowed with vast but largely untapped solid mineral resources including tin ores (cassiterite and stannite). Tin, which is one of the oldest metals known to man, is invaluable in a ...

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau

2013-7-18 · Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria 1onwuka, S.U.,2 Duluora, J.O.,3okoye C.O. ABSTRACT: This work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in Rayfield of Jos Plateau, Nigeria. The conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. Questionnaire was

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Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria

Tin mining areas in Nigeria. The Jos Plateau is shown as a stippled circle; it is the chief mining area and produces over 90 per cent of the tin in Nigeria each year. miles and by 1919 there were over 80 companies and syndicates producing 8174 tons of tin. Difficulties of accessibility remained

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PRODUCTIVITY OF ARTISANAL TIN MINING IN JOS

2020-4-27 · relief feature of Jos Plateau is similar to lithological formations composed of the basement complex, biotite granite and new basalts. Jos Tin-Mining Region is located in the northern and central parts of Jos Plateau State, north central geo-political region of Nigeria. It is bounded

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Tin Mining and Ecological Insecurity in Plateau State ...

2014-5-21 · Plateau State, Nigeria/Exploitation minière et défis environnementaux: cas de l'Etat du Plateau au Nigeria West Africa Insight April 2013: Migratory Trend The history and development of modern Plateau State is tied to the discovery and mining of tin deposits. In fact, activities related to tin mining in Plateau State can be traced to over 100 ...

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Abandoned tin mines endanger communities, Plateau

ERA monitors visited Sabon-Barki community and Gyel District, both in Jos South LGA of Plateau State on August 5, 2009 in response to the growing call by impacted communities for a remediation of the ecological disaster and dislocation wrought on their environment and livelihood by nearly a century of tin mining and the failure of government at the federal and state levels to address the problem.

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Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ...

Bukuru, Plateau State, Nigeria Jiya Solomon Ndace1 & Musa Haruna Danladi2 ... earliest area of tin mining activities on the Jos Plateau. As a result of increased population, urbanization and ...

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Reclamation after Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau Nigeria

the Jos Plateau tin fields. KEY WORDS: Nigeria, tin mining, reclamation, Eucalyptus T HE EXTRACTION AND smelting of tin in Northern Nigeria began as long ago as 900 BC (Jos Museum, 1977). It remained a small-scale, local activity until 1904, when prospectors from the

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Abandoned tin mines endanger communities, Plateau

ERA monitors visited Sabon-Barki community and Gyel District, both in Jos South LGA of Plateau State on August 5, 2009 in response to the growing call by impacted communities for a remediation of the ecological disaster and dislocation wrought on their environment and livelihood by nearly a century of tin mining and the failure of government at the federal and state levels to address the problem.

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Nigerian Mining Corporation - Bureau of Public Enterprises ...

The NMC is a Federal Government Public Statutory Corporation established by Decree number 39, as contained in Gazette No 54, Vol. 59 of 1972, and amended by Decree 34 of 1976 (now NMC Act, Cap. 317, 1990). The NMC as provided by the Decree was to play a dominant role and to act as a catalyst in the development of the mining industry in Nigeria ...

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Estimation of annual effective dose due to natural ...

2007-4-1 · Soils and food crops from a former tin mining location in a high background radiation area on the Jos-Plateau, Nigeria were collected and analyzed by gamma spectrometry to measure their contents of 40 K, 238 U and 232 Th. As well as collecting samples, in situ dose rates on farms were measured using a precalibrated survey meter.

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PRODUCTIVITY OF ARTISANAL TIN MINING IN JOS

2020-4-27 · relief feature of Jos Plateau is similar to lithological formations composed of the basement complex, biotite granite and new basalts. Jos Tin-Mining Region is located in the northern and central parts of Jos Plateau State, north central geo-political region of Nigeria. It is bounded

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Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria | Semantic Scholar

T v HE mining of tin has been largely responsible for profound changes in the landscape and in the social and economic structure of the Jos Plateau over the last 50 years. At the beginning of the present century, the plateau was one of the most backward parts of Nigeria; today it is one of the most developed, with roads, railways, towns, dams, and hydroelectric power installations.

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Reclamation after Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau Nigeria

the Jos Plateau tin fields. KEY WORDS: Nigeria, tin mining, reclamation, Eucalyptus T HE EXTRACTION AND smelting of tin in Northern Nigeria began as long ago as 900 BC (Jos Museum, 1977). It remained a small-scale, local activity until 1904, when prospectors from the

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Abandoned tin mines endanger communities, Plateau

ERA monitors visited Sabon-Barki community and Gyel District, both in Jos South LGA of Plateau State on August 5, 2009 in response to the growing call by impacted communities for a remediation of the ecological disaster and dislocation wrought on their environment and livelihood by nearly a century of tin mining and the failure of government at the federal and state levels to address the problem.

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Exposure to high background radiation level in the tin ...

2019-6-1 · Exposure to high background radiation level in the tin mining area of Jos Plateau, Nigeria 95 (ii) an enhanced external radiation background in the area, and (iii) higher radon levels due to ground emanation (Sam and Awad Al-Geed 2000). This work therefore investigates the activity

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Nigeria: Mining Activities Robbing Farmers of Arable Land ...

2021-4-29 · Plateau State is a Nigerian food basket but tin mining activities are destroying farmlands and the youth are turning away from farming. Chris Choji has been a farmer all his life. The 57-year-old ...

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Plateau - Karimah Ashadu

2021-10-8 · Before Nigeria’s independence, Plateau State was central to the mining of minerals such as tin and columbite. Tin deposits were discovered in Jos-Plateau and the British colonial regime at the time exploited the area, with tin mining becoming a fully

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AMD Characterization of Surfacewater and Groundwater

the Jos Plateau State, Nigeria covering an area of about 60 km. Two out of the six major tin mining fields in the state are within the study area. These are the Jos-Bukuru field and the Rayfield areas. Tin mining in the Plateau spans at least 80 years of large scale mining and

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Nigeria Mining - Mining Africa

2021-1-4 · The government of Nigeria has also invested in iron ore operations in Guinea. Uranium Mining in Nigeria. The British Geological Survey recently discovered several major uranium deposits in Adamawa State, Plateau State, Taraba State, Cross River State, Kano State and Bauchi State. The existing uranium mining assets are being liquidated as in ...

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1 · The exploration for tin started in the early part of the last century. In tin mining in Plateau, the open cast mining method was used because the plains of Plateau were flat and tin was concentrated in old stream beds and was washed down from the younger granite outcropping units

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