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Soil heavy metal concentration patterns at two speed zones along the Gaborone-Tlokweng border post highway, Southeast Botswana
(JASEM http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jasem/article/view/43693/27216, 2006-06)
Since 1988 Botswana has been experiencing an unprecedented increase in vehicular traffic which is suspected to be having contamination effects on soils along heavily used roads in the country. This study aimed at understanding ...
Current impact of mining alkaline rocks on Save River water quality in Zimbabwe
(Elsevier http://www.linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1464343X09000491, 2009)
Alkaline rocks (phosphate deposits in particular) of igneous origin are currently being mined in Zimbabwe. Exploitation of these deposits, which are associated with metals and non-metals, provides a potential for changing ...
Pollution implications of Save River water from weathering and dissolution of metal hosting minerals at Dorowa phosphate mine, Zimbabwe
(Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/locate/pce, 2010)
The study set out to determine the weathering and dissolution of metal hosting minerals at Dorowa for purposes of deducing pollution potential to the nearby Save River. Phosphate rock is mined at Dorowa for the production ...
Natural attenuation of mining pollutants in the transboundary Save River
(Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/locate/pce, 2011)
The objective of the study was to investigate the role played by the natural environment in protecting the transboundary Save River from the impacts of metals derived from phosphate mining at Dorowa. The study is a follow ...
Minerals that host metals at Dorowa Rock Phosphate Mine, Zimbabwe
(Bentham Open, http://www.benthamscience.com/open/tomj/index.htm, 2011)
This study set out to establish the major minerals at Dorowa and determine which of those are likely to host metals that may leach into surface and groundwater. This study comes after a preliminary assessment of the water ...