Impact of mining on heritage. 87 Followers. Recent papers in Impact of mining on heritage. Papers; People; Coordinated Approach to Remediation of Abandoned Mine Hazards. Developing a strategy for dealing with the complex problems of remediating hazardous mine sites in municipal areas calls for an integrated approach where planners, engineers and municipal and government authorities can work
This paper will focus on the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site as a tourist attraction in Limpopo to shed light on how mining is impacting on the area and on tourism development and local sustainability. This paper examines the difficulties that have been encountered by the tourism destination and surrounding communities due to the mining licences granted. Semi‐structured interviews were conducted with key informants (communities, an employee at the heritage site
As a result of the impacts of mining and oil/gas projects, sites can be inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, which identifies serious and imminent threats to existing sites and mobilises much needed support from the international community to address these. In extreme cases, mineral exploration and mining can lead to the removal of a site from the World Heritage List.
The mining activities left so many environmental impacts on its ex-mining areas. Obviously, some of the abandoned open cut mines often filled by groundwater or rainwater and turn into pit lakes
Abstract Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining
Abstract Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world. economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second larg est gold producer, contributing to about 5
This article analyzes the heritage construction process or “heritagization” of Las Médulas gold mines, a prime example of how Spain’s mining heritage has been reused for tourism purposes. Based on a methodology combined documentary analysis and fieldwork, informal interviews with territorial actors and surveys targeting residents, this study addresses the complexities of integrating
Abstract Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the
Abstract. This paper provides a clearer conceptual exposition of the nature of social transformations around large-scale mining by theoretically delineating the place of corporate community development (CCD) initiatives in the transformations that mining brings to adjacent communities, and the livelihoods and developmental prospects of the affected peoples.
The Impacts of Mining on Aboriginal Communities. Some sacred sites within the Jabiluka and Ranger mineral leases, such as the Boywek-Almundj Sacred Site Complex (close to the proposed uranium mine), have not been given "protection" by the mining company or by the government despite having been publicly identified by the traditional owners and custodians. The physical threat to such sites has
The most common off-site impacts are on the significance of the asset in terms of its setting. To ensure that the relevant authorities can make properly informed decisions on planning applications and any other required consents, it is essential that all potential impacts and their cumulative effects
Abstract: Mining has its benefits and effects especially on the people living in communities where minerals are found. This paper tries to identify and assess the impacts and effects of illegal mining (galamsey). The main impacts identified are on economic activities, health, social life and employment while the effects include those on economic activities, health, social life, environment
SURFACE MINING AND ITS SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS AND CHALLENGES Stephen Yirenkyi Gold Fields Ghana Ltd., Tarkwa, Ghana Abstract The mining industry remains the backbone of many economies in the developing world. Its resurgence in Ghana since 1989 was driven by the global paradigm which emphasizes private sector-led development as the engine of economic growth in
Mining Quarrying. For example: Rock; Sand; Aggregates; Oil and gas Water extraction. Local conditions affecting physical fabric. Environmental or biological factors that promote or contribute to deterioration processes of the fabric of heritage sites. Since effects of decay cannot be attributed to a single factor, consider all elements. Use “Air pollution” for air pollution. Use “Climate
A well-formulated Environment Management Plan will help in mitigating the impacts of mining on the environment. The best practices adopted by industries around the world can be adapted as per site
Cultural Heritage Tourism uses the remains of history which the traveler is interested. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive and negative impact on social-cultural, physical and economic aspects of Indian Society. Ajanta Caves in India which is a world heritage site and caves of Buddhist affiliation have been carved in Deccan basalt.