- AML advocates for continued funding. // Navajo Times;6/21/2012, Vol. 51 Issue 25, pA-2
The article reports on the advocacy to keep the funding of the federal government intact for the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) program in Red Mesa, Arizona
- Primary Phases and Natural Weathering of Smelting Slag at an Abandoned Mine Site in Southwest Japan. Yuri Sueoka; Masayuki Sakakibara // Minerals (2075-163X);Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p412
Artisanal metallurgical slag produced more than 50 years ago at a mine site in southwest Japan is rich in toxic metals and metalloids. Some of the slag remains on a waste dump and could contaminate the surrounding area through the dissolution of heavy metals and metalloids during weathering. To...
- Improving Short- and Long-term Stability of Underground Gypsum Mine Using Partial and Total Backfill. Al Heib, Mohamed; Didier, Christophe; Masrouri, Farimeh // Rock Mechanics & Rock Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p447
The stability of underground mines represents a key issue for active and abandoned mines. Over the last few years, several collapses of underground mines in France have affected existing buildings and infrastructures. Many factors are generally identified as the cause of failures: pillar ageing,...
- Cleanup efforts mark milestone in Colorado. // Mining Engineering;Nov2014, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p16
The article reports on the completion of the installation of bulkheads in abandoned mine in Summit County, Colorado by workers of Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety.
- Province pays for cleanups. // Northern Ontario Business;Sep2005, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p38
Reports on the Ontario government's investment of $10 million in the Abandoned Mines Rehabilitation Program in 2005.
- PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT DURING ESCAPING OF METHANE FROM ABANDONED MINES IN CZECH REPUBLIC. Dolínková, Kateřina; Ožana, Kamil; Snopek, Lukáš; Černá, Kristýna; Dorazil, Václav // Proceedings of the International Multidisciplinary Scientific Ge;2012, Vol. 1, p749
This paper deals with the release of gas from closed underground mines. This phenomenon has a very adverse impact on the environment. It mainly affects air pollution; however, it also brings about the possibility of creating an explosive mixture of gas in the vicinity of closed mines. To resolve...
- Weathering of S. Domingos (Iberian Pyritic Belt) abandoned mine slags. L. Rosado; C. Morais; A. E. Candeias; A. P. Pinto; F. Guimarães; J. Mirão // Mineralogical Magazine;Feb2008, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p489
The S. Domingos abandoned mine is a major source of pollutant-metals contamination. Slags from the 19th-20th century contain the most hazardous material. However, the release of pollutant metals depends on the metal-retention capability of weathering products. This work shows that Zn is not...
- Providing Stable Development of Technogenic Systems Formed During Mineral Exploration in the Far Eastern Federal District. Krupskaya, Lyudmila Timopheevna; Zvereva, Valentina Pavlovna; Volobueva, Nadezda Grigorievna // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 644-650, p5379
The article presents the results of the study of environmentally stable evolution of technogenic systems formed during the mineral development in the Far Eastern Federal District (FEFD) of Russia. The scope of ecosystems destruction was defined, and the assessment of waste impact on ecosphere...
- HARDROCK MINING Information on Types of State Royalties, Number of Abandoned Mines, and Financial Assurances on BLM Land. Nazzaro, Robin M. // GAO Reports;2/26/2009, preceding p1
The article offers information on the royalties charged by Western states to mining operators, the number of abandoned mines, and the financial assurances given by operators for reclamation costs in the U.S. According to the author, 12 states collect royalties for mining operations and levy...