What are the advantages and disadvantages of surface mining?


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The advantages of surface mining are: * It is cheaper to extract the ore or metal than underground mining * Less chance of workers dying from toxic fumes, therefore it is safer unlike underground mining. * It is also faster The disadvantages of surface mining are:

* That it destroys the landscape and environment * Effects the habitats of fauna potentially effecting the existing ecosystem in that area * Flora is destroyed * Causes noise, air and water pollution

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Advantages to the mining industry in general are that it can add jobs and money to the nearby economy. Some disadvantages are that the work is dangerous, and it is depleting the earthâ??s natural resources.

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Subsurface mining is less disruptive to the environment that strip mining, however the danger to the miners is greater

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i don't know the types of subsurface mining, but i know some facts.surface mining is safer and easier than subsurface mining.You don't have much air underground.It has no or very little advantages compared to surface mining.

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The largest disadvantages of underground mining (by comparison to surface mining) are ground stability and cost issues. Through some methods, recovery can also be an issue, as fo instance in Room and pillar mining.

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