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ERIC Number: EJ1104860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2146-0329
Raising Environmental Awareness among Miners in Iran
Mozaffari, Ezatollah
International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, v3 n2 p121-128 2013
Generation of waste is inevitable but controllable in minerals industry. The aim of this research is to find ways for raising environmental awareness among miners. Miners' attitude towards environmental mining has been investigated. A survey has been done collecting mine managers' point of view coupled with current trend on mine waste management in Iran. Their opinions on methods used for minerals extraction and waste production are sought in order to investigate possible educational schemes for waste reduction and mine waste disposal. The type and quantity of waste produced by respondents have been identified to prioritise the wastes produced in minesites. Environmental legislations and policies for good practice minerals extraction are surveyed and demonstrated. These are regarded as our clients' preferences on managing mining waste. When combined with other existing policies and methods, they could become part of a learning program to boost awareness among miners.
International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education. Aksaray Universitesi, Egitim Fakultesi, Ilkogretim Bolumu, Kampus, Aksaray 68100, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
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