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  • Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo 3 Despite these negative aspects, many miners find satisfaction in their job, mostly due to the rapid cash turn-over, a higher remuneration range than that assigned to average workers of the informal sector, and their urban lifestyle. Of course, they might prefer better working conditions, within legal and ...

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  • impacts of cobalt mining

    impacts of cobalt mining

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga Democratic Republic of Congo 1 Executive summary The Demorati Repuli of ongo is the worlds leading produer of oalt a ommodity of whih the demand has tripled during the last decade. In 2010 cobalt from Katanga Provice ensured half of the global cobalt primary production.

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  • Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo 1 Executive summary The Demorati Repuli of ongo is the worlds leading produer of oalt, a ommodity of whih the demand has tripled during the last decade. In 2010, cobalt from Katanga Provice ensured half of the global cobalt primary production.

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  • Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Artisanal cobalt mining also causes several negative impacts for local communities of the Copperbelt, especially resulting from soil, air and water pollution According to Banza et al. 2009, populations living in a radius of 10 km from mine-related activities showed higher urinary concentrations of Co, Pb, Cd and U than those of a control population.

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  • PDF Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    PDF Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo inproceedingsTsurukawa2011SocialIO, titleSocial impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo, authorNicolas Tsurukawa and S.

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  • Scientists reveal the hidden costs of cobalt mining in DR

    Scientists reveal the hidden costs of cobalt mining in DR

    Sep 21, 2018 More information C lestin Banza Lubaba Nkulu et al, Sustainability of artisanal mining of cobalt in DR Congo, Nature Sustainability 2018.DOI 10.1038s41893-018-0139-4

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  • Hidden costs of cobalt mining in DR Congo ScienceDaily

    Hidden costs of cobalt mining in DR Congo ScienceDaily

    Sep 20, 2018 Cobalt mining comes at a great cost to public health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. New research reveals that children are particularly vulnerable their urine and

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  • CO2 emissions from cobalt production expected mining

    CO2 emissions from cobalt production expected mining

    14 hours ago CO2 emissions of cobalt production are expected to be about 1.6Mt in 2021, but it is estimated that this figure will nearly double to 3Mt by 2030,

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  • Understanding the impact of deepsea mining MIT News

    Understanding the impact of deepsea mining MIT News

    Dec 05, 2019 Currently, nickel and cobalt are extracted through land-based mining operations. Much of this mining occurs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which produces 60 percent of the worlds cobalt. These land-based mines often impact surrounding environments through the destruction of habitats, erosion, and soil and water contamination.

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  • Health And Environmental Effects Of Cobalt Assignment Point

    Health And Environmental Effects Of Cobalt Assignment Point

    On the other hand, soils near mining and melting facilities may contain very high amounts of cobalt, so that the uptake by animals through eating plants can cause health effects. Cobalt will accumulate in plants and in the bodies of animals that eat these plants, but cobalt is

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  • Sustainability of artisanal mining of cobalt in DR Congo

    Sustainability of artisanal mining of cobalt in DR Congo

    The sustainability of cobalt is an important emerging issue because this critical base metal is an essential component of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. More than half the worlds cobalt mine production comes from the Katanga Copperbelt in DR Congo, with a substantial proportion estim

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  • Environmental Impacts of Mining A Study of Mining

    Environmental Impacts of Mining A Study of Mining

    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 countrys 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 ...

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  • What impact on the environment does mining cobalt have

    What impact on the environment does mining cobalt have

    These phases together are called the mine life-cycle. The mines in Cobalt were developed in a very different time. Today, new mines have to do environmental assessments to predict how the mines will impact the environment, and to make sure that mines are planned properly to minimize their impacts on the environment.

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  • Life cycle assessment of cobalt extraction process

    Life cycle assessment of cobalt extraction process

    8 rows Aug 01, 2019 Blasting and electricity consumption in cobalt mining is damaging to the environment. ...

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  • Pollution causing birth defects in children of DRC cobalt

    Pollution causing birth defects in children of DRC cobalt

    May 06, 2020 Cobalt mined in the DRC accounts for 60 of global production of the mineral, which is essential to power rechargeable lithium batteries used in smartphones, tablets, electric cars and laptops.

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  • CO2 emissions from cobalt production expected to soar

    CO2 emissions from cobalt production expected to soar

    1 day ago roskill expects cobalt producers to turn to carbon credits to reduce their environmental impact In large part, the issue resides with laterite-based nickel operations where cobalt is produced as a byproduct which are dependent on fossil fuels for on-site power at both the mine and processing sites.

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  • The cobalt conundrum Canadian Mining JournalCanadian

    The cobalt conundrum Canadian Mining JournalCanadian

    Jan 01, 2020 The human impact of cobalt mining January 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate Tags. Editorial Companies. Canadian Mining Journal J ust as miners are beginning to ramp up their focus on the climate impact of their operations, part of the solution to reducing greenhouse gas GHG emissions is being called out for its heavy human impacts.

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  • Reducing the health risks of the copper rare earth and

    Reducing the health risks of the copper rare earth and

    health and environmental burdens and impacts of the extraction and refining of selected metals copper, rare earth elements and cobalt and how impacts can be reduced through the transition to a circular, low-carbon economy. Performance in the global industry is extremely variable. Some businesses operate to

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  • First Cobalt reports Fiscal Year End 2020 Financials and

    First Cobalt reports Fiscal Year End 2020 Financials and

    Apr 16, 2021 The report concluded that the environmental impacts associated with refining cobalt at the First Cobalt Refinery will be materially lower than the published impacts of a leading Chinese refiner. First Cobalt believes that this and other ESG practices will help it establish a premium brand of cobalt sulfate for the electric vehicle market.

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  • Frontiers An Overview of Seabed Mining Including the

    Frontiers An Overview of Seabed Mining Including the

    Jan 10, 2018 Cobalt-rich crust mining is more technologically challenging than harvesting manganese nodules from abyssal plains because crusts are attached to rock substrates. ... Gollner et al. 2017 discuss the potential impacts of mining in the context of what is

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