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A guide to site development and rehabilitation of pits and quarries

A guide to site development and rehabilitation of pits and quarries

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Published by Ontario Dept. of Mines in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pits and quarries,
  • Environmental geology

  • Edition Notes

    11

    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22008046M

    Site Capping. In those instances where avoidance is not possible, one solution is to bury the site with a layer of fill prior to development. However, before a site can be capped, several requirements must be met. A site cannot be capped until. Its “importance” has been evaluated; Its boundaries have been adequately mapped. On Decem , the Occupational Safety and Health Act of (Public Law ) was enacted by the law, comprehensive in scope authorized the U.S. Secretary of Labor to set mandatory occupational safety and health standards for all construction activities.

    site rehabilitation plan before development may even begin (Title 10 Section ). At the municipal level, the town may require a site rehabilitation plan and a performance bond to assure the action, but only for sand and gravel extractions. The federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of. CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION PROLOGUE. One of the main factors, which contributed to green revolution in the country during the post-independence period was water resources projects, both for hydro power and irrigation. However, like any other developmental activity, the water resources projects have certain environmental impacts, both harmful and beneficial.

      It will include the development of best practices, as well as an education campaign aimed at APABC members and the industry. A subsequent update from Kohl notes that, "On Janu , the Minister of State for Mining released a "Practical Guide for Aggregate Operations" for distribution to all aggregate operators in the province. A Guide to Site Development and Rehabilitation of Pits and Quarries. Industrial Minerals Rep Ontario Dept. of Mines and the Ontario Dept. of Treasury and Economics, Toronto.


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A guide to site development and rehabilitation of pits and quarries Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A guide to site development and rehabilitation of pits and quarries. [Anthony M Bauer; Ontario. Department of Mines.; Ontario. Department of Treasury and Economics.]. Rehabilitation of inactive pits is required by law, but rehabilitation efforts rarely attempt to restore ecological function to a site, and even more rarely consider the ecological implications of.

Bauer, Anthony M. "A Guide to Site Development and Rehabilitation of Pits and Quarries." Industrial Mineral Report Toronto, Canada: Ontario Department of Mines, 62p. **** Report suggests methods for site planning, site improvements during operations, and after-uses of depleted sites.

Examples of rehabilitated pit and quarry sites are Cited by: 1. Between andresearchers from OSSGA visited and assessed the condition of a total of pits and quarries across southern and eastern Ontario that were licensed, rehabilitated and surrendered under the Aggregate Resources Act () or the Pits and Quarries Control Act ().

This addendum to the Part II reports adds an. Sustainability Quarry Restoration, Reclamation & Re-use Examples of Best Practice Stone quarry – Stoney Cove, Leicestershire Sand and gravel pits – Cotswold Water Park Clay pit – Eden Project, Cornwall These are among the best examples in the world of how quarries can be put to good use when the mineral reserves are exhausted.

aggregate pits and quarries, the range of reasonable alternatives must include other uses of land (e.g., farming, residential housing, commercial development, etc.). Bauer AM () A Guide to Site Development Rehabilitation of Pits and Quarries.

IMR Ontario Department of Mines, Toronto, Canada Google ScholarCited by: 5. site to soil-degrading processes to minimize detrimental soil disturbance, landslides, soil erosion, and sediment delivery to streams.

• To limit the area of productive forest land that is occupied by permanent roads, landings, pits, quarries, and trails to the minimum necessary to safely conduct forest practices. Site tours of active pits, quarries and pit rehabilitation were led by The Karson Group and Miller Paving Ltd.

• Part III of a comprehensive study of the rehabilitated aggregate sites in Ontario (sites that have been extracted, the licence has been surrendered and the. The rehabilitation liability for a site will be calculated using either standard rates (for small mines, small quarries and exploration-see sections 11 to 13) or based on determining the point of maximum disturbance of the land for a defined time period or development stage.

The creation of mining lakes is also described. By way of analogy, rehabilitation measures in quarries and pits of unconsolidated rock, which mainly focus on natural succession of vegetation or implementation of woodland, are taken into by: 2.

Opencast Workings and Quarries Undermining prohibited Height of working face Benches Use of mechanical equipment Use of internal combustion engines Height of face in consolidated material Fencing Stripping overburden Property boundaries Inspections Log book Precaution when stock-piling.

Natural Disaster Assistance for Missouri Citizens - Restoring Drinking Water. Additional information is also available from the Department of Health and Senior Services on Water Quality on page 4, 5 and 6. Search for well or pump installation contractors.

Risk Management Pocket Guide. and implement them at the mine site from the front gate to the back gate, prompting the user to look at a wide range of hazards. This workbook uses a simplified form of a Workplace Risk Assessment and Control (WRAC).

It does not cover all hazards and the user should add those hazards not identified in the workbook. Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner.

Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay. For example, I very much enjoyed and liked their publications, including well-produced volumes on pit and quarry rehabilitation. At this site is a long list of aggregate and construction resources associations, not all having to do with pits or quarries.

Here are a few links specific to the Canadian aggregates industry: National Aggregates. Gravel should be extracted from wet river beds only as a very last resort, if no other feasible sources of material are available. New borrow pits and quarries should be sited and designed to minimize the loss of natural vegetation.

Old borrow pits, if not drained, can become artificial wetlands attractive to. Separate the site into areas with similar rehabilitation requirements. Each domain may have a different post-mining land form and use. Develop a whole of site rehabilitation objective, and specific objectives for each domain.

Develop criteria to assess whether the rehabilitation objective(s) for. The following examples (from Arbogast et al. (), unless otherwise noted) illustrate the many different ways that sites can be ation can produce economic benefits by reusing pits or quarries as residential property, industrial and commercial properties, office parks, landfills, golf courses, recreational areas, and botanical by: 5.

A range of water management issues need to be considered at mines and quarries, including the use of water for: • dust suppression • site revegetation • mineral processing • the washing or separation of extracted materials • the management of stormwater within, and sometimes outside, the site.

J. Resource Extraction: A use involving on-site extraction of surface or subsurface mineral products or natural resources, excluding site grading for a specific construction project or preparation of a site for subsequent development.

Typical uses are quarries, borrow pits, sand and gravel operations, mining, and removal of dirt for off-site use.REHABILITATION OF PITS AND QUARRIES - OSSGA.

REHABILITATION OF PITS AND QUARRIES Aggregate extraction is an interim land use. Once aggregate is extracted from a pit or quarry, the site is rehabilitated into productive wildlife habitats, wetlands, golf courses, recreational parks, urban uses, conservation lands, forestry or agricultural lands.This is a Maryland Department of Planning hosted ty Funding Areas are existing communities and places where local governments want State investment to support future growth.

The Priority Funding Areas Act capitalizes on the influence of State expenditures on economic growth and development.