logo

We Have More Than 40 Years of Experience.

Get a Quote
top-ban
News Center
  1. Home >
  2. diseases caused by undergroung mining

diseases caused by undergroung mining

Weil’s Disease Leptospirosis an infection caused by contact with rats’ urine was a serious health hazard to miners Underground water sources were vulnerable to contamination presenting danger to anyone using the water to drink or wash Surface water could also become polluted

Get Price

News List

  • Health and Safety Hazards Mining Health Safety and

    Health and Safety Hazards Mining Health Safety and

    Apr 15 2015 · Issue Underground mining by its nature presents a range of health and safety hazards that are different from those in other sectors Some hazards such as ground instability are inherent in the underground environment

    Get price
  • Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

    Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

    Respirable coal mine dust is a hazard in underground and surface coal mines and in coalprocessing facilities It is a mixed dust consisting mostly of coal but can also include silica clay limestone and other mineral dusts The composition of coal mine dust varies with the coal seam the composition of the surrounding strata and mining methods

    Get price
  • Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Coal dust inhalation causes black lung disease among miners and those who live nearby and mine accidents kill thousands every year Coal mining displaces whole communities forced off their land by expanding mines coal fires subsidence and contaminated water supplies There are two widely used ways of mining strip mining and underground mining

    Get price
  • The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in

    The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in

    Jan 01 2016 · The processes of mining at the small scale underground mine are captured under exploration mine development rock fragmentation material handling processing and marketing Exploration involves the work done to gain knowledge about the grade volume orientation and all important information about the mineral to be mined

    Get price
  • The Effects of Mining in Africa Mining Africa

    The Effects of Mining in Africa Mining Africa

    This causes deforestation and a loss of biodiversity which has an impact on locals Another largely ungoverned environmental concern is the pollution caused by mining through leakage and tailings dumping Tailings are leftover materials from mining and

    Get price
  • Mining Negative Effects On The Environment Animals

    Mining Negative Effects On The Environment Animals

    Aug 31 2020 · Underground Mining has extensive environmental impact – Open pit and underground mining can have their issues Other types of mining that can result in environmental damage are Heap Leaching and Brine Mining Mercury is commonly used as an amalgamating agent to facilitate the recovery of some precious ores

    Get price
  • Mining health and safety 7 common risks to protect

    Mining health and safety 7 common risks to protect

    Mar 06 2020 · The mining industry has a reputation for being a risky business with health risks that are varied and often quite serious and it is important for miners to protect themselves accordingly Nevertheless mining doesn’t have to be unsafe With the introduction of strict safety legislation and protocol as well as advances in safety equipment the industry has seen its fatality rate drop over

    Get price
  • The public health impacts of surface coal mining

    The public health impacts of surface coal mining

    Dec 01 2015 · Regarding occupational exposures underground coal mining is known to increase risk of pneumoconiosis chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lung cancer and perhaps other illnesses Castranova and Vallyathan 2000 Coggon and Taylor 1998 Graber et al 2014 Laney et al 2012 Scott et al 2004 These occupational diseases are related to

    Get price
  • Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

    Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

    Respirable coal mine dust is a hazard in underground and surface coal mines and in coalprocessing facilities It is a mixed dust consisting mostly of coal but can also include silica clay limestone and other mineral dusts The composition of coal mine dust varies with the coal seam the composition of the surrounding strata and mining methods

    Get price
  • Coal Mining Injuries Illnesses and Fatalities Fact Sheet

    Coal Mining Injuries Illnesses and Fatalities Fact Sheet

    Bituminous coal underground mining employs slightly more than half of all coal mining industry workers but experiences a higher share of occupational injuries illnesses and fatalities The rate of fatal injuries in the coal mining industry in 2007 was 248 per 100000 fulltime equivalent workers nearly six times the rate for all private

    Get price
  • The public health impacts of surface coal mining

    The public health impacts of surface coal mining

    Dec 01 2015 · Regarding occupational exposures underground coal mining is known to increase risk of pneumoconiosis chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lung cancer and perhaps other illnesses Castranova and Vallyathan 2000 Coggon and Taylor 1998 Graber et al 2014 Laney et al 2012 Scott et al 2004 These occupational diseases are related to

    Get price
  • Coal mining and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease a

    Coal mining and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease a

    The potential of coal mine dust to cause disabling pneumoconiosis has long been recognised but research now suggests that pneumoconiosis is not the only respiratory hazard of coal mining Over the last 30 years evidence has accumulated that miners also experience an excess of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD and this has led the British Government to classify chronic bronchitis

    Get price
  • Mining Negative Effects On The Environment Animals

    Mining Negative Effects On The Environment Animals

    Aug 31 2020 · Underground Mining has extensive environmental impact – Open pit and underground mining can have their issues Other types of mining that can result in environmental damage are Heap Leaching and Brine Mining Mercury is commonly used as an amalgamating agent to facilitate the recovery of some precious ores

    Get price
  • Negative Effects of Diamond Mining EverDear

    Negative Effects of Diamond Mining EverDear

    The diamond mining in Catoca has ruined the ecosystems in this area The stagnant water from open pits has causes diseases not only to the workers but also to the people living near the areas Pollution has caused the deaths of plants and animals and land degradation has made some areas unsuitable for farming Finsch diamond mine in South

    Get price
  • Silicosis and Tuberculosis on the Gold Mines NGO Pulse

    Silicosis and Tuberculosis on the Gold Mines NGO Pulse

    Jul 07 2016 · Many people have lost loved ones due to awful diseases such as silicosis and tuberculosis Silicosis is a lung disease that is incurable It is caused by inhaling silica dust from goldbearing rocks over a prolonged period It causes shortness of breath coughing fever and chest pains People often confuse silicosis with tuberculosis TB Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by

    Get price
  • Silicosis and Tuberculosis on the Gold Mines NGO Pulse

    Silicosis and Tuberculosis on the Gold Mines NGO Pulse

    Jul 07 2016 · Many people have lost loved ones due to awful diseases such as silicosis and tuberculosis Silicosis is a lung disease that is incurable It is caused by inhaling silica dust from goldbearing rocks over a prolonged period It causes shortness of breath coughing fever and chest pains People often confuse silicosis with tuberculosis TB Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by

    Get price
  • The Mining effects and green solutions Follow Green Living

    The Mining effects and green solutions Follow Green Living

    3 Underground mining is another process wherein coal and other minerals are extracted from the deeper deposits but this has caused problems and one such problem is subsidence of land When the deeper deposits are extracted the soil below is loosened and the earth gives away

    Get price
  • Mining Operation Types Impacts and Remedial Measures

    Mining Operation Types Impacts and Remedial Measures

    Impacts of Mining Mining is done to extract minerals from deep deposits in soil Environmental damages caused by mining activities are as follows 1 Devegetation and defacing of lands Mining requires removal of vegetation along with underlying soil mantle and overlying rock masses This results in destruction of landscape in the area 2

    Get price
  • What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry

    What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry

    Apr 25 2017 · Mining also causes water pollution which includes metal contamination increased sediment levels in streams and acid mine drainage Pollutants released from processing plants tailing ponds underground mines wastedisposal areas active or abandoned surface or haulage roads etc act as the top sources of water pollution

    Get price
  • How Underground Mining Works HowStuffWorks

    How Underground Mining Works HowStuffWorks

    Underground mines are the alternative to surface mines Surface mines excavate from the top down a method that can become inefficient at depths greater than about 200 feet 60 meters sources Illinois Coal Association De BeersUndergrounds coal mines can drive 2500 feet 750 meters into the Earth and other types even deeper uranium mines can reach 6500 feet or 2 kilometers

    Get price
  • Mining Underground mining Britannica

    Mining Underground mining Britannica

    Mining Mining Underground mining When any ore body lies a considerable distance below the surface the amount of waste that has to be removed in order to uncover the ore through surface mining becomes prohibitive and underground techniques must be considered Counting against underground mining are the costs which for each ton of material mined are much higher underground than on

    Get price
toTop
Click avatar to contact us
Chat Online