according to the national registry of the national mining agency, the córrego do feijão dam, built in 1976 by the ferteco mineração and acquired by the iron ore miner vale in 2001, was classified as a small structure with low risk of high potential damage. in a statement, the state department of environment and sustainable development .
the original plan was to build a railroad to transport ore to a new port on the south coast of baffin island. environmental critics expressed concern over the impact the railway will have on migrating caribou, and the impact the frequent passages of the big ice-breaking freighters will have on sea mammals.
environmental impacts of diamond mining. in angola, diamonds are the second leading export for the country behind oil. but their extraction causes harm to plants, water, and soil. of the two primary methods of diamond extraction kimberlite pipe mining and alluvial mining , pipe mining has more impact. large sections of rock are removed by .
the environmental impact of iron ore mining, in all its phases of, from excavation to beneficiation to transportation, may include detrimental effects on air quality, water quality, and biological species. 1 introduction 1.1 iron ore 1.2 mining and processing
the article is very specific to canada, especially the environmental assessment section. the article should either be broadened to a worldwide scope, or the title narrowed to something like 'environmental impact of iron ore mining in canada' to accurately reflect the contents. plazak 13:47, 9 june 2017 utc
the mariana dam disaster, also known as the bento rodrigues or samarco dam disaster, occurred on 5 november 2015, when the fundão tailings dam at the germano iron ore mine of the samarco mariana mining complex near mariana, minas gerais, brazil, suffered a catastrophic failure, resulting in flooding that devastated the downstream villages of bento rodrigues and paracatu de baixo 40 km 25 mi .
environmental impacts of mining can occur at local, regional, and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices. impacts can result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes.
pages in category 'environmental impact of mining' the following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total. this list may not reflect recent changes .