The NRW is seeking small to medium-sized cost-effective measures to help remediate or mitigate pollution from metal mine sites, with suggested approaches able to tackle mine water discharges, spoil heap
pollution or contaminated sediment issues, or combinations of all three.
Considering inhomogeneity and tessellation of ecotopes that form in these condition, an important instrument for solving these geo-ecological problems is an express assessment of the state of vegetation mantle, which is forming in the radius of ore mining spoil heaps
, as well as the development of effective methods of industrial ecotopes' phytoremediation.
Yorkshire-based RecyCoal, which recovers coal from disused mines and waste spoil heaps
before selling it to energy providers, expects revenues of more than pounds 60 million over four years from the site at Rossington, near Doncaster.
The model results are applicable to both soils and large spoil heaps
(where the surface area of the sides is small compared with the top of the heap).
Betty Stobbs, 67, had stopped to give hay to animals gathered near a stone quarry spoil heap
They debated the effect the turbine may have on the landscape and the area's heritage - particularly the sheave wheel and spoil heap
at Kilton Lane.
When the colliery spoil heap
collapsed onto a school and homes killing 116 children and 28 adults Peter, 19, was at work.
He spent a number of weeks there helping to remove the spoil heap
The royal couple's visit was their fourth since the disaster of October 21, 1966, when a colliery spoil heap
collapsed on the village, killing 116 children and 28 adults.
In October 1966, 144 people died in the village when a colliery spoil heap
collapsed onto homes and a school.
Stones placed haphazardly at odd angles tend to resemble a spoil heap
rather than creating a natural looking effect.
Easington District Council is being urged to back the scheme at a former colliery spoil heap
off the A19 at Murton.