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Volume 354, 202210th International Symposium on Occupational Health and Safety (SESAM 2021)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||06 January 2022|
Research on the negative effects of the “Valea Arsului” tailings dumps on the environment
1 University of Petrosani, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Transport Engineering, University Street 20, Petrosani,
2 University of Petrosani, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Transport Engineering, University Street 20, Petrosani, Romania
3 INCD Insemex, General Vasile Milea Street 32-34, Petrosani, Romania
4 S. CEH SA, Timisoara Street 2, Petrosani, Romania,
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
As a result of the exploitation of coal in the mines from the Jiu Valley, significant quantities of tailings result from the mining works, but also from the coal preparation processes. They are stored in piles of different sizes, placed on the ground horizontally or between mountains, piles called tailings dumps. For the construction of tailings dumps the first requirement was the removal of the vegetal layer from the soil surface, a requirement that was often not observed so that the environment was affected. This paper aims to show how the environment around the Vulcan coal mine was affected in 2020..
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