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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

2019-9-17  Resource availability and extraction seem to present a paradox to most countries in the global south. It appears to be a curse rather than a blessing. Using the resource curse theory as a philosophical lens, this study qualitatively analysed the effects of the stone quarrying industry in the Wenchi municipality of Ghana. Using the case study approach, information was gathered from 90 ...

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(PDF) Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying ...

Using the resource curse theory as a philosophical lens, this study qualitatively analysed the effects of the stone quarrying industry in the Wenchi municipality of Ghana. Using the case study ...

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(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in ...

CASS, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Rural Development, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana * E-mail of corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying ...

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(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in ...

2014-1-1  Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying aggregates to the construction industry

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Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in Peri ...

Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in Peri-Urban Kumasi Felix Asante 1* Kabila Abass 2 Kwadwo Afriyie 3 1. CASS, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Rural Development, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana 2. CASS, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Rural ...

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities ...

2014-6-19  Some of the stones extracted are sandstone, limestone, perlite, marble, ironstone, slate, granite, rock salt and phosphate rock. The suitability of the stone for

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  The suitability of the stone for quarrying depends on its quality, the possibility of cheap and ready conveyance to a large market; and its inclina-tion and depth below the surface. The two principal branches of the industry are the di-mension stone and crushed-stone quarrying. In the for-mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-

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An Assessment of the Institutional Capacity for the ...

Globally, the stone quarrying industry is considered as one of the most vibrant industries that provide a huge source of revenue for every country. Technological advancement all over the world has led to an immense improvement in the way quarrying activities are

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Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the ...

2020-8-21  Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the Physiochemical Characteristics of Selected Edible Fruit Trees in Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria. Ogbonna C.E 1, Ugbogu A.E 2,, Otuu F.C 3, Mbaogu N. E 1, Johnson A.R 1. 1 Department of Environmental Resource Management, Abia State University, Uturu. 2 Department of Biochemistry, Abia State University, Uturu. 3 Environmental Research Unit,

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(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood

2014-1-1  Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying aggregates to the construction industry within the region and beyond.

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(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in ...

CASS, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Rural Development, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana * E-mail of corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying ...

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An Assessment of the Institutional Capacity for the ...

Globally, the stone quarrying industry is considered as one of the most vibrant industries that provide a huge source of revenue for every country. Technological advancement all over the world has led to an immense improvement in the way quarrying activities are

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  The suitability of the stone for quarrying depends on its quality, the possibility of cheap and ready conveyance to a large market; and its inclina-tion and depth below the surface. The two principal branches of the industry are the di-mension stone and crushed-stone quarrying. In the for-mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

Adequate and secure livelihoods have become a major concern for both rural and urban dwellers. In these areas, economic hardship and poor agricultural yield, following the adverse effects of climate change have compelled many people to search for alternative livelihood strategies. In the Ho Municipality, stone quarrying has become one of the alternative livelihood strategies.

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2018-12-11  Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the

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[PDF] Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and

Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the environment and the livelihood of the communities in Mandera County, Kenya.

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF STONE

Stone quarrying continues to play major role in this 20th January, 2014 process. However, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socio-economic Accepted 15th February, 2014 conflicts in the study area. The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to Published online 25th March, 2014 quarrying revealed ...

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Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the ...

2020-8-21  Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the Physiochemical Characteristics of Selected Edible Fruit Trees in Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria. Ogbonna C.E 1, Ugbogu A.E 2,, Otuu F.C 3, Mbaogu N. E 1, Johnson A.R 1. 1 Department of Environmental Resource Management, Abia State University, Uturu. 2 Department of Biochemistry, Abia State University, Uturu. 3 Environmental Research Unit,

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Building Stones And Quarrying Of Stones - Expert Civil

The material which is used for construction work in its original form is known as construction material. It may be termed as building material or civil engineering material. Selection of suitable material for a particular work entirely depends upon the properties of the material. In this Blog, we will study the different building materials like Cement, Lime, Marble, Plastic, Material, Brick ...

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(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in ...

CASS, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Rural Development, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana * E-mail of corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying ...

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Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

2020-12-14  risks of occupational exposure to silica dust by stone quarry workers in Ghana. In all, 30 stone quarries were visited in the five regions for data collection from May 2018 to February 2019. A total of 600 ques-tionnaires were administered to 20 workers in each quarry site how-ever, 524 filled questionnaires were retrieved from the participants.

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

Adequate and secure livelihoods have become a major concern for both rural and urban dwellers. In these areas, economic hardship and poor agricultural yield, following the adverse effects of climate change have compelled many people to search for alternative livelihood strategies. In the Ho Municipality, stone quarrying has become one of the alternative livelihood strategies.

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[PDF] Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and

Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the environment and the livelihood of the communities in Mandera County, Kenya.

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2018-12-11  Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF STONE

Stone quarrying continues to play major role in this 20th January, 2014 process. However, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socio-economic Accepted 15th February, 2014 conflicts in the study area. The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to Published online 25th March, 2014 quarrying revealed ...

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Effects of Open Cast Quarrying Technique on Vegetation ...

Quarrying activities have altered vegetation cover all over the world such as forested regions of the Appalachian Mountains [22], Netherland [16], Ghana[17], Germany[24], Nigeria [29] among others. Land clearing primarily for quarrying activities is perhaps the most important cause of environmental

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Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the ...

2020-8-21  Influence of Rock Quarrying Activities on the Physiochemical Characteristics of Selected Edible Fruit Trees in Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria. Ogbonna C.E 1, Ugbogu A.E 2,, Otuu F.C 3, Mbaogu N. E 1, Johnson A.R 1. 1 Department of Environmental Resource Management, Abia State University, Uturu. 2 Department of Biochemistry, Abia State University, Uturu. 3 Environmental Research Unit,

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Trend Analysis on Air Quality and Lung Function - A Case ...

2019-5-31  Air pollution emanating from particulate matter exposure has been identified as a major environmental problem worldwide. The stone quarry industry generates enormous amount of particulate matter into the atmosphere because of activities like blasting, crushing and haulage. The study determined the levels of PM 10 and TSP concentrations (using IOM dust samplers) as well as lung

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Building Stones And Quarrying Of Stones - Expert Civil

The material which is used for construction work in its original form is known as construction material. It may be termed as building material or civil engineering material. Selection of suitable material for a particular work entirely depends upon the properties of the material. In this Blog, we will study the different building materials like Cement, Lime, Marble, Plastic, Material, Brick ...

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