Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Mining and Environmental Degradation: a Gift Brings Grief Scenario for Mining Communities in Sierra Leone

M. Fayiah

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 347-361

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.8808.1770

Abstract
  Sierra Leone is blessed with abundant natural resources but yet prone to environmental degradation due to the mining operations. Most often, the mining communities are faced with social tensions, as a result of the possible trade-off between the expected employment impact and the cost of mining operations ...  Read More

Impact of mining on groundwater quality in SW Ashanti, Ghana: a preliminary study

C. Bempah; H-J. Voigt; A. Ewusi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 81-95

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.496

Abstract
  The focus of this research work is on the determination of the impact of mining on the groundwater quality in the historical mining region of SW Ashanti region in Ghana. This work describes the characteristics of the groundwater chemistry and pollution of the aquifer in the gold-ore bearing formation, ...  Read More

Environmental Hazards Associated With Mining Activities in the Vicinity of Bolivian Poopó Lake

V.F Navarro Torres; G Zamora Echenique; R.N Singh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2012, , Pages 15-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2012.72

Abstract
  Hydrographically Bolivian Poopó Lake is located in the basin of Desaguadero River and it has over a dozen main tributary rivers and other smaller rivers with lower flow. The mine water discharge from the abandoned and current mining activities polluted these rivers by carrying heavy metals, dissolved ...  Read More