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The effect of bauxite mining on the forest hydrology of the Darling Range, Western Australia

I. C. Loh

The effect of bauxite mining on the forest hydrology of the Darling Range, Western Australia

by I. C. Loh

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Published by Water Resources Branch, Engineering Division, Public Works Dept., Western Australia in [Perth] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Darling Range (W.A.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hydrology, Forest -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Bauxite -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.),
    • Strip mining -- Australia -- Darling Range (W.A.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 69-72.

      StatementI.C. Loh, G.R. Hookey, and K.L. Barrett ; prepared for the Steering Committee on Land Use and Water Supply.
      SeriesReport / Water Resources Branch ;, no. W.R.B. 73 (April 1984, Report (Western Australia. Public Works Dept. Water Resources Branch) ;, no. 73.
      ContributionsHookey, G. R., Barrett, K. L., Western Australia. Steering Committee for Research on Land Use and Water Supply.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB842 .L64 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 leaves :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2760123M
      ISBN 100724495126
      LC Control Number86115318
      OCLC/WorldCa14213334

      Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after bauxite mining Andy Seiser. Introduction. Alcoa of Australia Limited is the world’s largest bauxite miner and alumina refiner. This company has mined bauxite in the jarrah forest in western Australia since , and the first restorations were carried out in (Koch and Ward ).Author: Andy Seiser. Feb 25,  · Introduction. Bauxite mining in Kuantan offers some exciting economic opportunities for various parties including individual land owners. Nevertheless, the “bauxite boom”; the extensive and uncontrolled mining activities have great potentials to cause adverse impacts on the environment, health and quality of life of the people living in the affected erum-c.com by: 7.

      The Darling Scarp, also referred to as the Darling Range or Darling Ranges, is a low escarpment running north-south to the east of the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth, Western erum-c.com escarpment extends generally north of Bindoon, to the south of Pemberton, and easterly to include Mount Bakewell near York and Mount Saddleback near Boddington. There are currently approximately million ha of intact Jarrah forest in Western Australia, about 65% of the total compared to pre-European settlement. Currently, Alcoa mines and rehabilitates ha of this forest each year at open-cut mines located between 55 .

      Impacts of Mining Oxfam Australia The Gendered Impacts of MiningOxfam ReportsLinksOur work shows that the impacts of mining are not gender neutral. Women often experience the negative impacts of mining more than men, and rarely receive the benefits that men erum-c.com works shows that: 1. women aren’t consulted when companies negotiate access to. The restoration of the northern jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) forest after bauxite mining is a major objective of Alcoa of Australia Limited in the Darling Ranges of southwestern Western Australia. The typically variable and sometimes low emergence of broadcast seed of jarrah-forest plant species may relate to microclimatic changes associated with mining erum-c.com by:


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The effect of bauxite mining on the forest hydrology of the Darling Range, Western Australia by I. C. Loh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nov 13,  · Effects of mining - bauxite hydrology Alcoa of Australia mines bauxite for the production of alumina from Western Australia's Darling Range extending from east of Perth to Collie. These operations occur on Mineral Lease 1SA, granted by the State Government under the Alumina Refinery Agreement Act • Bauxite mining is a legitimate and economically desirable land use in parts of the Darling Range.

• Bauxite mining gives rise to serious environmental problems many of which are currently unresolved. • Existing State legislation is neither sufficiently clear nor adequate for the proper regulation of the bauxite mining industry. Western Australia book Red, a hydrological design model used in the rehabilitation of bauxite minepits in the Darling Range, We The effect of bauxite mining on the forest hydrology of the Darling Range, Western Australia / I.C.

Loh, Salt content of soil profiles in bauxite mining areas of the Darling Range, Western Australia / by C. The hydrological response to bauxite mining in the jarrah forest could differ from other land uses such as timber harvesting or clearing for agriculture, since mining involves excavation of the upper regolith in addition to changes in forest cover due to clearing and subsequent erum-c.com by: 5.

Request PDF | Hydrology and Bauxite Mining on the Darling Plateau | A review was undertaken of the interaction between bauxite mining, its restoration, and the hydrology of the Darling Plateau. Other large deposits (each > Mt) are located in Western Australia (WA) in the Darling Range, the Mitchell Plateau and at Cape Bougainville, of which the latter two have not been developed.

The bauxite mines in the Darling Range have the world's lowest grade bauxite mined on a commercial scale (around % Al 2 O 3).

A range of reviews and technical reports have been presented in this volume that cover many components of the jarrah forest ecosystem and its restoration after bauxite mining in Western Australia.

Aluminum hydroxide is the main content of the bauxite ore, which is percent. Excessive exposure of aluminum hydroxide could be detrimental to health as pain and reddening of the nose, coughing, pain and redness of the skin, along with peeling and itching eyes.

The Darling Scarp, also referred to as the Darling Range or Darling Ranges, is a low escarpment running north-south to the east of the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth, Western erum-c.com escarpment extends generally north of Bindoon, to the south of erum-c.com adjacent Darling Plateau goes easterly to include Mount Bakewell near York and Mount Saddleback near Boddington.

Alcoa of Australia Ltd. mines bauxite in the Darling Ranges of south-western Australia. The company must operate within major environmental constraints, associated with competitive land uses, to ensure on-going access to ore reserves.

A programme has been designed to manage environmental aspects of mine planning, Cited by: Sep 17,  · TTooppooggrraapphhyy aanndd DDrraaiinnaaggee • Bauxite mining is located in the South-west corner of Western Australia in the undulating slopes of the Darling Ranges • The Darling Range is at the western edge of the Great Western Plateau • The topography of this area consists of steeply sided river valleys separated by long round summits.

Abstract. In addition to its forest and water resources, the jarrah forest of the Darling Plateau is richly endowed with minerals. The occurrence of alumina-rich latente, or bauxite, was first reported by Government geologists in (Simpson ).Cited by: The environmental impact of Jamaica’s bauxite mining symbolizes the majority of mining or heavy industrial operation.

Bauxite mining, which is considered as surface mining, is land extensive, noisy and dusty. Mining pits are often interspersed within small rural communities, therefore requiring companies to relocate the people and or to.

Dec 12,  · Few species (mostly orchids) establish after the first year of restoration and adherence to the initial floristic composition model of forest succession applies to jarrah forest mine site restoration in Western Australia. Alcoa’s strategy, therefore, is to maximize the diversity of understorey species in newly restored sites at the first attempt.

Operations • Huntly Bauxite Mine is the world’s second largest bauxite mine, supplying ore to Pinjarra and Kwinana alumina refineries. It was established in and is located near Dwellingup in Western Australia. • In Huntly mine supplied approximately 26 million tonnes of bauxite via a direct overland conveying.

The Darling escarpment has been exploited for stone quarries, forestry and bauxite mining. Extensive timber railways and timber mills and the supporting communities existed along the escarpment because of the high quality jarrah erum-c.com of rock: Cenozoic.

Aug 05,  · Despite this, few studies have considered long-term faunal recolonization after mining and rehabilitation of forest ecosystems.

In the jarrah forest of southwestern Australia, permanent fauna monitoring sites have been established in bauxite mined areas rehabilitated in and in a range of representative unmined forest control sites. Mining for bauxite occurs in the water supply catchments in the Darling Range of Western Australia and is controlled by state agreement Acts.

The department sits on the Mining and Management Program Liaison Group (MMPLG) and both chairs and administers the Bauxite Hydrology Committee.

forest after mining and re-establishing the high botanical diversity of the Jarrah forest (Ward et al. Regional Description.

ALCOA of Australia mines bauxite from the Darling Range in south-western Australia in an area known as the Jarrah Forest. The Darling Range is a mountainous region characterized by a.

The effect of bauxite mining on the forest hydrology of the Darling Range, Western Australia. Engineering Division, Public Works Dept. W.A., Rep. WRB Google ScholarCited by:. Classification, strength and water retention characteristics of laterite subsoil materials in the Darling Range, Western Australia Geoff Kew1 and Bob Gilkes2 1University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia, Email [email protected] 2University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia, Email [email protected] Australia Product Bauxite Certifications ISO Manager Trever Stockil Operations • Willowdale Bauxite Mine was established in and is located near Waroona.

It mines and supplies bauxite ore to the Wagerup Alumina Refinery. • In Willowdale mine supplied approximately 10 million tonnes of bauxite to the Wagerup refinery via.Effect of fire on the topsoil seed banks of rehabilitated bauxite mine sites in the jarrah forest of Western Australia.

Ecological Management and Restoration 1: ; Tacey WH, Glossop BL. Assessment of topsoil handling techniques for rehabilitation of sites mined for bauxite within the Jarrah forest of Western Australia.