Dec 05, 2018 · 2. The many ways mining activities impact biodiversity. Mining affects biodiversity at multiple spatial scales (site, landscape, regional and global) through direct ( mineral extraction) and indirect processes (via industries supporting mining operations, and external stakeholders who gain access to biodiversityrich areas as the result of mining).
Jul 18, 2017 · Mining technologies and processes. Currently there are four largescale industrial mines (two in gold production and two producing iron ore) operating in Liberia with several others into exploration and mine development for both gold, but mainly iron ore (Table 1).Open cut mining method is generally employed by the operators.