Potential of Eucalyptus in the Remediation of ... - CiteSeerX
from a wide range of sites with stands at different stages of development, Knight  showed that roots of Eucalyptus trees ... in the soil at 2.5 meters per year and absorb water from ground reservoir. ... world's irrigated area faces the threat of water logging and 60 Mha is already waterlogged and 20 Mha salt affected . A.Read More
Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Land by Revegetation: A ...
Soil, Sediment and Water by an authorized editor of ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst. ... Reclamation is the process to restore the ecological integrity of these disturbed mine land areas. It includes the management of all types of physical, chemical ... have focused on N-fixing species of legumes, grasses, herbs, and trees.Read More
Uptake of Heavy Metals by Trees: Prospects for Phytoremediation ...
Full-text (PDF) | It is known that heavy metals are taken up and translocated by plants to different degrees. Phytoremediation, the use of plants to decontaminate soil by taking up heavy metals, shows considerable promise as a low-cost technique and has received much attention in recent years. How...Read More
Influence of organic amendments on ... - ScienceAsia
amendments (cow manure, pig manure, and organic fertilizer) on the Cd phytostabilization potential of Eucalyptus camaldulensis ... trict, Tak Province, Thailand). Of more immediate importance, however, Cd occurs in soils of agri- cultural areas adjacent to and downstream of the mines. .... soil, and rinsed with DI water.Read More
Full-Text PDF - MDPI
Dec 10, 2015 ... The uptake of 238U and. 232Th from soils to the leaf samples of three different medicinal plant species (Eucalyptus globulus,. Acacia mearnsii and Hyparrhenia filipendula) from the purlieu of the Princess gold mine dump, an abandoned contaminated tailings storage site (TSS), located at longitude...Read More
plumbum/zinc accumulation in seedlings of six afforestation ... - FRIM
Plants have been planted on these spoils to uptake heavy metal and to revegetate for phytoremediation. ... passive mass flow of water into the roots or active ... assessed the feasibility of utilising these trees for phytoremediation purpose by greenhouse pot experiment using soil obtained from Pb/Zn mine tailing areas.Read More
Plants from the abandoned Nacozari mine tailings: evaluation of ...
May 4, 2017 ... Meza-Figueroa et al. (2009) suggest that one alternative for prevention of off-site aeolian dispersion and water erosion of the tailings is to create a vegetative cap using native plants. However, knowledge of the native plants growing near or on the Nacozari tailings and their potential in phytostabilization is...Read More
Use of phytoremediation and biochar to remediate ... - Solid Earth
Feb 13, 2014 ... biochar properties such as surface area, pH, ash and carbon contents can be ... tried to use biochar to remediate a multicontaminated mine soil. Biochar ... (2011). Orchard prune residue (500 ◦C) Technosol. Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, Tl,. Zn. Fellet et al. (2011). Eucalyptus. As, Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn. Namgay et al. (2010).Read More
Abandoned Tin Mines in the Gladstone region of Northeastern ...
Mar 30, 2001 ... Hill mine sites. Acid (water pH between 2.4 and 5) is being generated in and transported by groundwater in the tailings at Endurance and to a lesser extent at Monarch. There is no evidence of ...... Eucalyptus trees dominate higher (i.e., forested) areas, with the main species being. Eucalyptus amygdalina...Read More
Potential of Eucalyptus camaldulensis for phytostabilization ... - PLOS
Jun 30, 2017 ... along the Guadiamar River valley (SW Spain), an area contaminated by a mine-spill in. 1998. E. camaldulensis .... ment uptake of eucalyptus trees growing on trace-elements contaminated soils, in a Mediterra- .... (δ 13C) which provides a time-integrated measure of the tree water use efficiency . A sam-.Read More
Gold Particles in Eucalyptus Trees Can Reveal Deposits Deep ...
Oct 22, 2013 ... New research shows that eucalyptus trees can absorb gold particles in their roots and transport them up to their leaves, a finding that could be a boon for mining ... “The eucalyptus acts like a hydraulic pump,” using its roots to suck ground water upward, crucial in an arid environment, Lintern says.Read More
Impacts of Gold Mill Tailings Dumps on Agriculture Lands and its ...
Feb 1, 2012 ... For this, soils collected from different agriculture lands were mixed with tailings in different proportions and tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) was planted ... For the selection of plant species for mine waste reclamation, the normal practice is to choose drought-resistant, fast growing trees, which can grow in...Read More
Mining waste contaminated lands: an uphill battle for ... - Neliti
acid mine drainage and erosion of waste dumps and tailing deposits (Salomons, 1995). Land use conflicts owing to operations close to the dwellings and ... associated with mining (Banda, 1995). Mining conflicts related to discharges of suspended solids rich in mercury, and cyanide from the artisanal gold mining areas into...Read More
Proceedings IMWA 2010 - International Mine Water Association
Abstract Several hundred unlined mine tailings storage facilities (TSFs) occur in the Witwatersrand. Basin gold fields ... Key Words gold tailings dams, South Africa, Ard, phytoremediation, woodlands, evapotranspiration ... replacing grasslands with deep-rooted trees, higher leaf areas and shorter or no seasonal dor- mancy...Read More
Planting trees and amending with waste increases the capacity of ...
Oct 22, 2014 ... The sorption capacity for Ni, Pb and Zn of mine tailings soil with and without reclamation treatment. (tree planting and ... was planting with trees and amending with waste simultaneously, as this increased the concentration ... Soils in mining areas are usually physically, chemically and biologically degraded.Read More
Environmental geochemistry of the abandoned Mamut Copper Mine ...
neutralisation processes and mine rehabilitation in tropical areas. Today, the MCM site is surrounded by protected nature reserves (Kinabalu Park, a World. Heritage Site, and Bukit ... throughput rates, large amounts of tailings are conse- quently produced; (iii) ... of a large pit lake filled with polluted acid water surrounded by...Read More
GRANGE RESOURCES (TASMANIA) PTY LTD ... - EPA Tasmania
In conjunction with: Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd. Registered office. 16 Thelma St. West Perth WESTERN AUSTRALIA 6005. Postal Address. PO Box 1330 ... called South Deposit Tailings Storage Facility (SDTSF) at its Savage River mining ...... rainforest with some eucalypt forest on the adjacent spurs and ridges.Read More
Mine Rehabilitation - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
MINE. REHABILITATION. Leading Practice Sustainable Development. Program for the Mining Industry. September 2016. INDUSTRY.GOV.AU | DFAT.GOV.AU .... specifically those dealing with: • groundwater and surface water management and monitoring. • acid and metalliferous drainage. • tailings management.Read More
The fate of arsenic in soils adjacent to an old mine site (Bustarviejo ...
Jul 10, 2009 ... former mine. There are still several areas with abundant pyritic wastes, and the presence and distribution of metals in soils and plants has been recently .... Three soil groups were distinguished in the study area: SCMD, soils affected by drainage water from the mine tailings, and UAS. Organic matter, pH...Read More
A Case Study of Maiganga Coal Mining in Gombe State - Journal ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... while another 40,000 m2 of the area has been reclaimed and will be planted with trees any moment. ... degradation associated with coal mining in the ..... study on revegetation and metal uptake in native plant species from neutral mine tailings. Water, Air, and Soil. Pollution. 2007a;183(1-4):201-212. 10.Read More
mining compendium - Ecosystems Research and Development ...
9. Even with rehabilitation efforts starting either from the base and top ridge and flat areas along valleys, sloping areas remain unvegetated. Ecological succession failed to proceed in these areas. 8. 10 Mine tailing areas in Maricalum Mining Company tested with. Imperata grass planted at 1 meter spacing. The scheme was.Read More
Decommissioning Projects - South Africa - WISE Uranium Project
General; Wonderfonteinspruit catchment area, Gauteng (general); Hartebeestfontein · Randfontein · Mintails West Rand tailings project ... Study measures uranium and thorium uptake by medicinal plants growing near abandoned tailings pile of Princess gold mine. "Medicinal ..... (1.6M PDF - Department of Water Affairs)...Read More
Potential Use of Organic- and Hard-Rock Mine Wastes on Aided ...
Jun 10, 2011 ... The study evaluated the efficacy of organic- and hard-rock mine waste type materials on aided phytostabilization of Cu mine tailings under semiarid Mediterranean conditions in order to .... The pH and electrical conductivity (EC) were measured in a 1 : 1 substrate to water solution using a glass electrode.Read More
Heavy Metal Contamination in Soils and Phytoaccumulation in a ...
Download PDF PDF download for Heavy Metal Contamination in Soils and Phytoaccumulation in a Manganese Mine Wasteland, ..... In Bayi Mn mineland of Guangxi, large areas were reclaimed with the fast-growing Eucalyptus forest for pulpwood while in Lipu Mine (Guangxi), some wastelands were reused as osmanthus...Read More
water resource management and the mining industry - Instituto ...
236. 3 EQuIPMENT, PROJECTS AND CONTROL PLANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SySTEM - EMS. 237. 3.1 WATER MANAGEMENT AT THE MINING AREA. 237. 3.2 TAILINGS DAM. 238. 3.3 DISPOSAL OF SuLPHIDE WASTE. 238. 3.4 DuST AND GREENHOuSE GAS EMISSIONS GENERATED. 239.Read More
Behavior of Eucalyptus urophylla and Eucalyptus citriodora ... - SciELO
Sep 2, 2015 ... Eucalyptus urophylla and E. citriodora seedlings for use in phytoremediation programs of ... soils contaminated with arsenic are commonly found in mining areas of coal, gold, copper and uranium, usually associated to ... soil, the soil electrical conductivity (soil-water of 1:1) ranged from 116 to 566 μS cm-1.Read More
an overview of the impact of mining and mineral ... - iied, pubs
clearing of land and planting of crops for food cultivation by the families of mineworkers, are considered to be indirect impacts associated with mining operations. In contrast, the water required for mine processes, dust suppression and hydraulic transport of tailings or other waste materials, as well as any effluent seepages...Read More
Assessment of Seedling Establishment and Growth Performance of ...
De Wit., Senna siamea Lam. and Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maid. in amended and untreated pyrite and copper tailings were evaluated under field conditions. ... Even though Leucaena leucocephala grew fastest reaching reproductive maturity in 7 months after planting, relative growth rates of the three species were not...Read More
MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN AFRICA
Oct 18, 2011 ... mining area and surroundings. Co ore is processed there, since many decades, in the Gecamines (GCM) Shituru facility plant, located to the south of the city centre. Waste tailings leachates are dispersed in an eastern basin connected with the Panda River. This river then flows into the Lufira River, which in...Read More
cost-effective, post-mining environmental restoration of an open-cast ...
Dec 1, 2010 ... areas were exposed on the mine floor with localized and small scale salinity being evident. ... In the arid west coast environment, the four-month-long winter growing season is followed by hot and windy ... The best initial cover of the tailings dam were recorded in the Ammophila arenaria trials but the use of...Read More
Phytoextraction of potentially toxic elements by six tree species ...
Aug 9, 2017 ... 2016), where we studied the same tree species growing under controlled conditions in a similar mining sludge. However, in this study, we focused on the analysis of ... with soil and were washed with distilled water to remove substrate ... The experiment was conducted in an open area with mean values of...Read More
List of Publications
mine tailings. — J. Environ. Qual. 31: 1477-1483. 26. R Stoltz E. & Greger M., 2002 Accumulation properties of As, Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn by four wetland-plant ... nutrient levels on uptake and effects of mercury, cadmium, and lead in water ...... evidence from bioassays using Eucalyptus ssp. seedlings and Salix viminalis stem.Read More
Productivity of Clay Tailings from Phosphate Mining: I. Biomass Crops
Phosphate mining in Florida yields waste products of phosphatic clay and quartz sand tailings, each making up about one-third of the original matrix (PO4 ore, ... forage sorghum] Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench 'Pioneer 931']—were grown on the phosphatic clay with and without a 5-cm surface layer of quartz sand tailings.Read More
Using bamboo biochar with compost for the stabilization ... - Nature
HMs after application of bamboo biochar (BB) in mine-polluted soil in Feng county (FC) and Tongguan. (TG). The results showed that ... a high surface area, nutrient and water holding capacity, resists decomposition in soil and retains specific effects for a longer time. ... prunes biochar was incorporated with mine tailings29.Read More
Assessment of Plant Diversity and Associated Mycorrhizal Fungi in ...
bioremediation (the use of dominant plants and mycorrhizal fungi present in area to contain/ .... raised. A nursery of forest plants was also established in this site for the rehabilitation of the mined-out areas. The water system, which drains to the mining pit, ..... A. auriculiformis and Eucalyptus camaldulensis trees growing in.Read More
leona heights sulfur mine remediation initial study ... - City of Oakland
Apr 2, 2014 ... rock, or tailings, and stabilize the Leona Creek channel to improve water quality at the abandoned Leona. Heights ..... Appendix E: Leona Heights Sulfur Mine Remediation Project Tree Survey and Protection Plan. Appendix F: ..... remaining areas of the site are covered with mainly oak and eucalyptus trees.Read More
environmental aspects of bauxite, alumina and ... - UNCTAD
Mar 15, 1985 ... The main environmental problems associated with bauxite mining are related to the rehabilitation of mined-out areas and the disposal of tailings. Emissions of dust consisting of clay and bauxite particles from dryers' chimneys can also pose problems. Brazil's largest bauxite mine, the MRN mine in...Read More
assessment of the soil contamination by potentially toxic ... - LNEG
observed in soils, superficial water and stream sediments.This paper investigates the pollution load of potential toxic elements in soil samples collected around Aljustrel mining area, in order to assess the levels of soil contamination with respect to average concentrations of toxic elements in the region and to understand the...Read More
Successional traits of ectomycorrhizal fungi in forest reclamation ...
Abstract: Ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungi and their symbiotic associations with forest trees are among major drivers of key ecosystem functions such as carbon and nitrogen cycling, plant nutrient and water uptake from soil, plant-plant ... disturbances: (i) on mining-affected areas (primary successional sites) and (ii) on...Read More
Iron Ore Mining, Waste Generation, Environmental Problems and ...
Nov 25, 2016 ... toxins using plants. Thus, a brief review on waste generated and general environmental problems related to iron ore mining(with special reference to Indian ... waste quantities are generally growing. ..... disturbed areas can contribute sediment and increase the total solids load to surface water bodies.Read More