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Mining and Refining – Biodiversity

Faunal recolonisation. Bauxite mining companies have well established biodiversity management plans, wherein the existing biome is mapped, operational and external impacts on biodiversity are assessed and opportunities to mitigate impacts or promote increased biodiversity

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Key species selection for forest restoration after

2021-4-1  The data comprised 24,600 individuals distributed in 462 species, 224 genera, and 62 families. Seventeen species, selected by PSI, were the most representative to restore areas after bauxite mining in the Eastern Amazon. The families with the highest richness were Lecytidaceae, Sapotaceae, and Fabaceae, representing 64.70% of the key species.

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Bauxite Mining The Australian Aluminium Council

Bauxite Mining. Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust, occurring as bauxite which contains aluminium oxide. The first step in producing aluminium is mining this ore. Bauxite occurs mainly in tropical and sub-tropical areas, like Africa, the Caribbean, South America and Australia. Australia is the largest producer of bauxite, ...

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Restoration Resource Center Australia: Returning the ...

Because of the close proximity to the capital, bauxite mining is being done on lands subject to multiple usage. These uses include urban water catchment, timber production, and recreation. Bauxite mining occurs in isolated pods of 1 – 100 ha in area, averaging 10 – 20 ha. Usable timber

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The effect of bauxite mining on soil and dominant plant ...

2021-6-23  The dominant species in this region is Zygophyllum eurypterum, and other species include Artemisia sieberi, Salsola rigida, and Lactuca orintalis (Fig. 2). The study area was determined using topographic maps and field investigation. Rangelands under livestock grazing were identified at a specified interval in the mining

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Ecological succession in areas degraded by bauxite

2020-10-26  Brazilian ironstone outcrops (cangas) are nutrient-poor stressful habitat dominated by slow-growing woody species with high biodiversity and unique evolutionary history. Mining has produced great impacts on this ecosystem. Spontaneous regeneration of abandoned canga mined areas has not been observed. One of the active methods most widely used for ecological restoration in environments

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did bauxite mIning in Western Ghat affect critically ...

2019-7-24  Yes, Bauxite mining in Western Ghat has affected critically endangered species like black panther and floras like Ceropegia etc.

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Ecosystem restoration after bauxite mining: favorable ...

2021-2-12  Mining activities have strongly increased in the Brazilian Amazon, where one of the most important mined ores is bauxite, the raw material for aluminum production.

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Studies On The Impact Of Bauxite Mining Activities On ...

2015-4-17  Most importantly the bauxite mines located at Udgiri, Girgaon, Burambal, Dhangarwadi and Durgamanwadi are located along the dense patches of forests which act as a narrow wildlife corridor between two very important Protected Areas in the northern Western Ghats i.e. Chandoli National P ark and Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuar y.

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Ghana high court considers NGO case against bauxite

2020-10-21  A history of uncontrolled illicit mining backed by Chinese funders has inflamed the debate. A decade ago, more than 50,000 Chinese migrants sought wealth in Ghana’s small‐scale gold mining sector. A 2013 crackdown by former president, John Mahama, led to the deportation of more than 4,500 Chinese workers.

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The effect of bauxite mining on soil and dominant plant ...

2021-6-23  The dominant species in this region is Zygophyllum eurypterum, and other species include Artemisia sieberi, Salsola rigida, and Lactuca orintalis (Fig. 2). The study area was determined using topographic maps and field investigation. Rangelands under livestock grazing were identified at a specified interval in the mining

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Indigenous forest livelihoods and bauxite mining: A

In tropical parts of Asia, central Africa, South America and northern Australia, high-value, low-cost bauxite mines are increasingly sited on Indigenous-owned 2 land (Doyle et al., 2015).Bauxite in these areas is extracted using a strip-mining process that involves clear-felling the site's native vegetation followed by removal of the topsoil and overburden to an average depth of 2 m (IAI et al ...

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Ecological succession in areas degraded by bauxite

2020-10-26  Brazilian ironstone outcrops (cangas) are nutrient‐poor stressful habitat dominated by slow‐growing woody species with high biodiversity and unique evolutionary history.Mining has produced great impacts on this ecosystem. Spontaneous

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Restoration of Forested Lands under Bauxite Mining

2020-11-11  The success of post-bauxite mining restoration, particularly bioremediation, relies on planting fast-growing, light-demander and nitrogen-fixing species. These species act as a facilitator of the restoration process, accelerating the natural regeneration of native plant species, as in the case of the St. Elizabeth gold mining site.

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Restoration Resource Center Australia: Returning the ...

Bauxite mining occurs in isolated pods of 1 – 100 ha in area, averaging 10 – 20 ha. Usable timber is extracted by contractors prior to mining. After timber harvest, the mining sequence involves: clearing the remaining vegetation, removing the soil, blasting the cemented bauxite

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Restoring Botanical Richness after Bauxite Mining –

Alcoa’s aim after bauxite mining is to re-establish all the pre-existing land uses of the forest to as similar as the original forest as possible. ... a new milestone was set for 2000. On average, 100 per cent of the indigenous plant species found in representative jarrah forest sites would also be found in a 15-month-old rehabilitation, with ...

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did bauxite mIning in Western Ghat affect critically ...

2019-7-24  Yes, Bauxite mining in Western Ghat has affected critically endangered species like black panther and floras like Ceropegia etc. Explanation: Western Ghats of India, has always been a bio-diverse region, with natural rivers and streams as sources of water, providing the natural habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna.

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Suggesting priority areas in the buffer zone of Serra

Prioritizing is essential to optimize resource allocation and restoration benefits. Bauxite mining is an important economic activity in the Zona da Ma

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Bauxite Mining in Atewa Forest Reserve in Ghana: What is ...

2020-11-29  The bauxite mining usually occurs in isolated pods of 0.01-1 km2 area, averaging 0.1-0.2 km2. Mining removes a layer of bauxite approximately 4m thick. The gravelly sand surface covering the bauxite is stripped before mining and stored for the future rehabilitation.

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Ghana high court considers NGO case against bauxite

2020-11-2  Campaigners say bauxite mining in the region could contaminate water for five million people. ... Over 100 species pushed to the brink of global extinction live in the forest.

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Alumina Limited

Bauxite Mining. AWAC's bauxite deposits are generally extracted by open cut mining from strata, typically some 4-6 metres thick under a shallow covering of topsoil and vegetation. ... Preservation of biodiversity of plant species and fauna species is an important focus and is a major consideration for rehabilitation plans or future use ...

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Bauxite Mining and Chimpanzees Population Distribution,

2021-3-31  Bauxite Mining in the Guineas In most countries of West Africa, intensive mining have started during the 1960’s. Besides phosphate and diamond, bauxite has also been highly exploited. In Guinea, a partnership between the government and the private consortium Halco Mining

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The effect of bauxite mining on soil and dominant plant ...

2021-6-23  The dominant species in this region is Zygophyllum eurypterum, and other species include Artemisia sieberi, Salsola rigida, and Lactuca orintalis (Fig. 2). The study area was determined using topographic maps and field investigation. Rangelands under livestock grazing were identified at a specified interval in the mining

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Restoration of Forested Lands under Bauxite Mining

2020-11-11  The success of post-bauxite mining restoration, particularly bioremediation, relies on planting fast-growing, light-demander and nitrogen-fixing species. These species act as a facilitator of the restoration process, accelerating the natural regeneration of native plant species, as in the case of the St. Elizabeth gold mining site.

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Mining and Refining – Brazil

Brazil. Weipa. Australia. 213. The mining company Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN) in Trombetas, Pará has an annual production capacity of 18 million metric tonnes of bauxite and has nearly 1,300 permanent employees. The bauxite is transported by barge to

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Restoration Following Bauxite Mining In Western Australia

2016-5-18  above mentioned forested region also provide a source of native species for the bauxite restoration program (Ward et al. 1996). The control of the dieback disease is therefore important if this propagule source to remain vaible. Mining Operation . A major portion of the mining activity in south-western Australia is done at three main sites

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Restoring Botanical Richness after Bauxite Mining –

Alcoa’s aim after bauxite mining is to re-establish all the pre-existing land uses of the forest to as similar as the original forest as possible. ... a new milestone was set for 2000. On average, 100 per cent of the indigenous plant species found in representative jarrah forest sites would also be found in a 15-month-old rehabilitation, with ...

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Commercially viable bauxite ... - Pacific Mining Watch

2021-6-9  “The method proposed for the mining of the bauxite is a simple one and does not involve high or sophisticated ,” it said in its report to the ministry.. “It involves clearing the bauxite pockets of vegetation and digging the bauxite ore (soil) and transporting them to a base, drying them and loading them to ocean going vessels ...

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Post Bauxite Mining Land Soil Characteristics and Its ...

2020-4-7  The soil fertility of post bauxite mining soils for total N, C, available P concentrations, exchangeable Ca, Mg, and Na concentrations decreased by 75, 75.7, 15.7, 92, 100, and 52%, respectively. Reduced soil fertility in post bauxite mining land decreased the growth of tree species.

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Ghana high court considers NGO case against bauxite

2020-10-21  A history of uncontrolled illicit mining backed by Chinese funders has inflamed the debate. A decade ago, more than 50,000 Chinese migrants sought wealth in Ghana’s small‐scale gold mining sector. A 2013 crackdown by former president, John Mahama, led to the deportation of more than 4,500 Chinese workers.

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