copper mining dissertation

Air quality and view degradations due to copper mining and ...

Green Valley, Arizona is a retirement community located near major open-pit copper mines. Mining and milling activities create dust, which degrades air quality, and mine dumps and tailings banks, which degrade the viewscape. Although the tailings banks are highly visible, this study found that consumer surplus lost from dust-polluted air is more than twice that from degradation of viewscape.

"An investigation of the nickel-cobalt occurrence in the ...

"A study of the occurrence of nickel and cobalt in the Southeast Missouri Mining District has revealed several significant geochemical trends and mineralogical relationships. Regional geochemical studies indicate that the greatest concentration of nickel and cobalt occurs in the Fredericktown area. Mines in the Viburnum Trend also have significant concentrations of these metals.

THE EVOLUTION OF SUPERGENE ENRICHMENT IN THE …

PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSIT, GREENLEE COUNTY, ARIZONA by Merritt Stephen Enders _____ A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY In the Graduate College ... executive vice president of Phelps Dodge Mining Company, over a beer at the ...

On the Great Arizona Copper Strike, 1983-1986 | UAPress

 · August 31, 2018. During the 1983-86 copper miners'' strike against Phelps-Dodge, Anna Ochoa O''Leary served as one of the presidents of the Morenci Miner''s Women''s Auxiliary, an organization of women historically dedicated to support efforts of striking copper miners. She resigned that position when the strike ended and resumed her studies at the University of Arizona, where she is …

Abstract of Environmental Health Study Portions in the ...

Butte''s mining culture is explored much more deeply in the dissertation, but for the purposes of this abstract, it is worth highlighting at least one aspect of mining culture because it potentially has an impact on health issues. Mining cultures value resilience, toughness, strength, and craftsmanship.

Selected Readings on Ancient Copper and Ancient Copper …

PhD Dissertation (Anthropology), State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1979 (University Microfilms: Ann Arbor, MI 1981) 145 pages, text with footnoted sources, 16-page bibliography E99 .A6 V39 Bastian, Tyler Johnson Prehistoric Copper Mining in Isle Royale National Park, Michigan MA Thesis (Anthropology), University of Utah, 1963

Graduate Thesis Or Dissertation | Measuring the ...

The post-mining externalized annual energy cost of copper waste management for previous operations had an EMERGY value of 1.50E+22 solar emjoules per year (sej/yr); the proposed mine plans to internalize the cost of waste management during operation by containing and reusing waste, resulting in an estimated annual EMERGY cost of 6.00E+18 sej/yr.

PhD Dissertation Defense

 · PhD Dissertation Defense ENVIRONMENTAL PROCESSES CONTROLLING THE FATE AND TRANSPORT OF ... hypothesized that copper were released from mining waste by microbial reaction and were sequestrated by organic matter and bacteria in the post sediment. To test this hypothesis, the fate and transport of copper were ...

Determination of copper-based mineral species by laser ...

A total of 162 sulfide rocks with mineralogical relevance in the copper industry were analyzed. These contained bornite (Cu 5 FeS 4), chalcocite (Cu 2 S), chalcopyrite (CuFeS 2), covellite (CuS), enargite (Cu 3 AsS 4), molybdenite (MoS 2), and pyrite (FeS 2). The samples were collected from different mining locations to account for sample ...

LLM (ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND NATURAL RESOURCES) AN ...

This Dissertation has been submitted for examination with my approval as University Supervisor. ... Copper mining is the most important economic activity in Zambia in terms of foreign exchange earnings. The Zambian economy depends largely upon this economic activity. copper . resources. ...

THERMODYNAMIC MODELING AND EQUILIBRIUM …

A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky By Alind Chandra Lexington, Kentucky Co-Directors : Dr. Rick Q. Honaker, Professor of Mining Engineering . and : Dr. Joshua Werner, Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering

Geology and ore deposits of the lucin mining district, Box ...

 · The Lucin mining district is in the northern third of the Pilot Range of western Utah and eastern Nevada. The district has produced since 1870 over three million dollars of low grade copper and iron ore primarily of malachite, chrysocolla, goethite and limonite. Mining operations reached a high point in the early nineteen hundreds but because of high percentrages of alumina and silica, milling ...

Kinetics of copper dissolution

Dissertations 1970 Kinetics of copper dissolution Rogelio Andres Panlasigui Iowa State University Follow this and additional works at:https://lib.dr.iastate /rtd Part of theChemical Engineering Commons This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the Iowa State University Capstones, Theses and Dissertations at Iowa State ...

AN ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL POLLUTION NEAR AN …

around the community residing in the vicinity of the defunct mine. Mining has become prominent in this area because of the existence of copper lodes, veins and veinlets. It was therefore necessary to assess these selected metals associated with copper mining as their concentration has a tendency to affect the environment and human health.

Investing in Least Developed Countries: The Aynak Copper ...

Part of theBusiness Commons,Mining Engineering Commons, and theOperational Research Commons This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies Collection at ScholarWorks.

"Smoke and tailings: An environmental history of copper ...

 · This dissertation examines the sources of that faulty assumption through a case study of the historical environmental impacts of the Montana copper industry. From 1887 through 1918, the Butte mining district in Montana produced more copper annually than any other mining district in the world.

A New Process for Cobalt Nickel Separation

a) Copper, if present in commercial quantities, by solvent extraction. b) Iron and aluminum by hydrolysis with limestone or lime, and filtering. c) Last traces of copper, plus any zinc or cadmium present, by H2S precipitation and filtering. The resultant solution containing nickel, cobalt, and remaining impurities such as magnesium,

DataSpace: Treasure Underfoot and Far Away: Mining ...

This dissertation concerns relations of international friendship in Erdenet, Mongolia. Erdenet was established in the mid-1970s by the Mongolian People''s Republic and the Soviet Union, planned and built with one of the world''s largest copper mines.

TENORM: Copper Mining and Production Wastes | Radiation ...

Copper mining waste storage piles may be as large as 1,000 acres and typically include three types of waste; tailings, dump and heap leach wastes, and waste rock and overburden. The amount of marketable copper produced is small compared to the original material mined. Several hundred metric tons of ore must be handled for each metric ton of ...

Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

A town founded as a copper, gold, and silver mining town in 1880 and named after Judge Dewitt Bisbee, who was a financial backer of the area''s Copper Queen Mine, the largest claim at the time. Famous copper mining district. The old town was bisected by the Lavender open pit mine and highway 80 runs between the sections, alongside the pit.

Brad Ross | Mining and Geological Engineering | The ...

Professor of Practice for Mining and Geological EngineeringCo-Director, Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources. Dr. Brad Ross is the Director of the Geotechnical Center of Excellence at the University of Arizona. This center is dedicated to multi-disciplinary research and academics related to the geotechnical issues in the mining industry.

Graduate Thesis Or Dissertation | Geology and ...

 · Graduate Thesis Or Dissertation Geology and mineralization of the north part of the Washougal Mining District, Skamania County, ..., and base-metal mineralization typical of many porphyry copper-molybdenum deposits give this area increased exploration significance. Bedrock in the district consists primarily of mafic to intermediate flows and ...

A LABORATORY INVESTIGATION OF TRACE METAL …

total (2 . 2 ug/l) copper. The presence of organic matter normally found in sea water was shown to complex some of the copper. Extraction of part of the organic matter resulted in a threefold increase in the amount of ionic copper for added copper concentrations up to 500 ug/l. However, this still represented an extremely O i low percentage of Cu .

Chinese Central Monetary Policy and the Yunnan Copper ...

Chinese Central Monetary Policy and the Yunnan Copper Mining Industry in the Early Qing (1644-1800) Universität Zürich: Ph.D. dissertation, 1983. Hans Ulrich Vogel. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 9 Full PDFs related to this paper.

The Story of Slag: Copper Mining in Ancient and Medieval ...

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Geology and ore deposits of the Copper Basin mining ...

Johnston, W.P., 1955, Geology and ore deposits of the Copper Basin mining district, Yavapai County, Arizona: Salt Lake City, University of Utah, Ph.D. dissertation ...

Copper Mountain Mining: Following The Growth Path (OTCMKTS ...

 · The Copper Mountain Mine is located in British Columbia, 300 km to the east of Vancouver. It is 75%-owned by Copper Mountain Mining and 25%-owned by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation ().The open ...

Impacts of mining on land use

Zambias mining industry has continued to grow and support the countrys development process (International Monetary Fund, 2017). Yet, even though copper mining has many benefits for the country, it poses various risks to the surrounding environment such as pollution of water sources and air and degradation of land.

"A Matter of Suspension: an Experimental Approach to ...

For thousands of years before European contact, the vast deposits of copper in the Lake Superior Basin were exploited by the indigenous population of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and surrounding areas. The copper used and traded by the Native Americans in and around the Lake Superior Basin came from mines on Isle Royale and in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan. In the process of mining…

Nationalization and the Zambian copper mining industry

The industry to be examined, the copper industry in Zambia, was then placed in its historical and economic context. en: dc scription.abstract: After compiling and describing the relevant data series for the entire period to be examined, 1960 -1981, the performance of the industry before its nationalization in 1969 was examined.

"Geospatial Monitoring of Copper-Mine Tailings in the U.S ...

 · This dissertation presents the Geospatial Tailings Monitoring System (GTMS), designed to monitor copper-mine tailings throughout the U.S. Southwest, and its legal relevance to the financial assurance industry. No other such system currently exists. Since the 1960s, the U.S. Southwest has ranked among global leaders in copper production. Copper is mined and processed from ore deposits.

"Reflection, refraction, and rejection : copper smelting ...

This dissertation examines the global technological and environmental history of copper smelting and the conflict that developed between historic preservation and environmental remediation at major copper smelting sites in the United States after their productive periods ended. Part I of the dissertation is a synthetic overview of the history of copper smelting and its environmental impact.

The Social Impact of the Development of a Copper Mine on ...

This dissertation explores the situations which have been taking place within Panama with regards to the emergence of a mining sector. A very controversial topic, this dissertation looks to analyse the social impact mining might have on the indigenous Ngöbe Bugle community of Cerro Colorado, one of the world''s largest copper reserves.

Copper mining in Streptomyces: enzymes, natural products ...

Copper mining in Streptomyces: enzymes, natural products and development ... diagrams etc. contained in this article in third party publications or in a thesis or dissertation provided that the correct acknowledgement is given with the reproduced material. ...

Ancient Native Americans were among the world''s first ...

 · The analyses showed copper mining began about 9500 years ago in some areas—some 3500 years earlier than once thought. It also ended earlier, about 5400 years ago, Pompeani reported in …

Copper Opera: The Butte Miners'' Strike of 1917: A documentary

Butte: A Copper Opera - 8/31/97 Page 3-VIDEO- -AUDIO-CONTINUED: Emmons OC EMMONS SOT :15 1:45 "This is a strike against the largest producer of copper in the world at a time when copper has been identified as a basic material of war cuid at a time when the United States is at war." Fast montage of images: labor dept, sign, miners

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF MINING PROJECTS

Department of Mining Engineering, N.I.T, Rourkela for introducing the present topic and for his inspiring guidance, constructive criticism and valuable suggestions throughout the ... Hindustan Copper Ltd. (HCL), Coal India Limited (CIL) and one coal mine of MCL (CIL) was carried out. From ratio analysis of IREL of financial year 2006-07 to 2010 ...

Mining the Past

 · Quinn came to conduct archaeological research for his doctoral dissertation, which sought to understand the connection between copper mining and the emergence of social inequality in the Bronze Age. But the land around Bucium spoke to the entire breadth of the region''s history. Prehistoric surface pits and trapezoidal Roman gallery mines ...

"Copper, zinc, silver, and lead concentrations and ...

This paper investigates the concentrations and distributions of copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), silver (Ag), and lead (Pb) in the Keystone mining waste rock mound. This study employs flame atomic absorption spectrometry for the analysis of ore samples that were totally dissolved, water leaches of ore samples, and dissolved plant material. This study suggests that the Keystone mound contains low grade ...

The Macroeconomic Determinants of Economic Growth in ...

A Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the award of the Degree of Master of Arts (Economics) of the University of Dar es Salaam. University of Dar es Salaam November, 2016. i ... 2.4.1 The Role Of Copper Mining ...

Retreatability analysis of the Musina copper mine tailings ...

 · Mining the tailings for copper could offer a self-funding option that has the potential to complete proper rehabilitation. The main risk is associated with the possible inhalation or ingestion of dust, and any remediation of the tailings dumps and rock dumps should include stabilising the surface (e.g. by using vegetation).