In order to comply with regulations and ensure that the quality of water leaving mine sites is not adversely affecting water users downstream, mining companies develop sophisticated water management plans to minimize the potential for water contamination, and to prevent the release of polluted water into the environment.
First-edition was considered an indispensible reference for the lime and limestone industry. Extensive technological development--the result of environmental impact and energy constraints, inflation, and industry growth--dictated the need for this new, updated, substantially rewritten edition.
Surface mining is forms of mining in which the soil and the rock layer the mineral deposit are removed. It is the other way of insubordinate mining, in which the overlying rock is left behind, and the required mineral deposits are separate through shafts or tunnels.