Coal and limestone mining has wreaked havoc on the environment and led to land acquisition running into thousands of hectares. Forests have been mined on, rivers poisoned, land alienated in favour of mining companies through dubious deals and the Sixth Schedule was never invoked to prevent all these evils from happening.
As the public continues to get inundated with the issues around limestone mining rights between Dangote Cement Africas leading player in the Industry, and emerging key player BUA Cement in Edo State, we bring you the chronology of the developments that have ensued so far.
The Crutchers' property borders a 500acre tract of land owned by Harrod Concrete and Stone Co. (Harrod), which Harrod operates as an underground limestone quarry. In 2002, while mining its own property, Harrod trespassed and removed approximately 164,000 tons of limestone from 300 feet below the surface of the Crutchers' land.
Aug 23, 20150183;32;As limestone was a very important construction material at the time, the prisons labour camp was intended to supply the mine with enough labourers for large scale mining.
Dangote Accuses BUA of Stealing and Illegally Mining Limestone. December 18, 2017 651 am we are however compelled to use the opportunity presented by Edwin Devakumar226;s reckless
May 22, 20190183;32;The Garfield County board of commissioners declared after a public hearing April 22 that the quarry was out of compliance with the countys permit in five areas, and gave RMR until June 1 to address get back on the good side of the permit.
Steelworkers at Texada Limestone Mine Locked Out by Lafarge. TEXADA ISLAND, B.C., 17 October 2016 United Steelworkers (USW) members employed at the Texada Quarrying limestone mine on Texada Island have been locked out by Lafarge/Holcim management as of Monday, Oct. 17 at 830 a.m. Texada Island has a rich history of mining
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quot;The biggest challenge to the Cockpit Country right now is the delay in declaring it protected by some means, and by protection I mean protection that prevents any major destruction from mining and quarrying, and any kind of destruction that would damage the Cockpit Country boundary as originally defined in the literature anything within the
Dangote, BUA battle for mining rights during a media briefing accused the BUA Group of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposits in Mining Lease No. 2541, located in a boundary town of
Few people who care for the environment and for a future for their children and grandchildren want an end to the practice of rat hole mining and reckless limestone; On the other hand, the coal mine owners have mobilised forces to demonise environmental activists.
The conflicts in this area are about mining of white clay which is destroying rivers, hills and paddy fields and costing lives. Durgapur, a hilly upazilla (administrative unit below districts) of Netrokona district in the Northern part of Bangladesh has been an attractive tourist place due to its diversified natural beauty, greenery, hills and hillocks, forests, rivers, water bodies and also
Aug 22, 20150183;32;As limestone was a very important construction material at the time, the prisons labour camp was intended to supply the mine with enough labourers for large scale mining.
The management of Dangote Group has accused BUA of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited in its Mining Lease No. 2541 located in a boundary. we are however compelled to use the opportunity presented by Edwin Devakumars reckless statements to clarify the cycle of misinformation being proliferated.
Doon Mussoorie hill which was known for the its rich resource like limestone, marble, gypsum and rock phosphate has experienced vast environmental problems due to reckless quarrying of mineral from these areas. The total of 6719.81 ha of land is impacted by mining activities.
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9 FMV of Crutcher s land ($27,900.00) plus $0.05 for each ton of limestone removed ($8,200.00); and upon finding Harrod had acted with reckless disregard, awarded Crutcher another $902,000.00 in punitive damages an amount equal to $5.50 for each of ton of limestone removed and 25 times the amount awarded in compensatory damages.
Aug 31, 20160183;32;Cudal Lime faces legal action after nearby residents death. receiving a fatal electric shock while in the shower of a home near the companys limestone
Dec 17, 20170183;32;Our Response To Dangote's Reckless Statement On Bua Cement's Holdings In Edo State By BUA Group Our attention has once again been drawn to a new statement by the Management of Dangote Group which is being syndicated to various new publications related to the ownership and operations of BUAs mining sites in Obu, Okpella, Edo State.
Mining companies, he says, seem to have the intent to produce as many mines as possible. MinnPost photo by Judy Keen Piles of frac sand, The reckless and way it has been practiced in
B. Todd Crutcher and his brother, James Donald Crutcher, owned and possessed thirty six acres of land bordering a 500 acre tract of land owned by Harrod Concrete and Stone Co. While mining its property for limestone, Harrod trespassed and removed approximately 164,000 tons of limestone from 300 feet below the surface of the Crutchers land. A jury awarded the Crutchers $36,000 in
Dec 19, 20170183;32;BUA denies alleged illegal mining activities in Okene BUA was engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited Dangotes Mining Lease No. 2541 located in
Sep 05, 20190183;32;KOGI, DECEMBER 18, 2017 A battle over ownership of vast limestone deposits in Kogi state is raging between the Dangote Group and cement rival BUA Group, with the Dangote management accusing BUA of stealing billion dollars worth of limestone belonging to it at the mining sites in Kogi state.
The C Brothers asked the trial court to measure compensatory damages for willful encroachment and taking of the limestone by its value at the time of removalwithout any reduction for the expense of mining. This is the same measure that would apply to the removal of coal.
environmental impact of mining, or the post mining disposal of waste. A quarrys lifespan can range The limestone quarry was originally abandoned in the 1930s after site fills with water. Since the water in a quarry lake is stagnant, the water is incredibly cold and when reckless individuals choose to go swimming unattended
Jan 25, 20190183;32;Those who care for the environment and for a future for their children and grandchildren have been clamouring for an end to the practice of rat hole mining and reckless limestone mining. On the other hand, the mining elite have mobilised forces to pitch against those opposing the cheap mining
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