although few in number the multinational mining companies that are earning billion-dollar profits in zambia have had a massive impact on its environment and people. on the bright side the copper mining industry records the country’s largest export earnings and has generated more than 90000 jobs for zambians today.
of the two in the top three coinhive is a legitimate mining app that has been turned to nefarious purposes by several strains of malware for desktop and mobile devices.
copper mining in arizona a state of the united states has been a major industry since the 19th century.in 2007 arizona was the leading copper-producing state in the us producing 750 thousand metric tons of copper worth a record $5.54 billion.arizona's copper production was 60% of the total for the united states. copper mining also produces gold and silver as byproducts.
the copper industry provides benefits to more than just the companies mining copper and fabricating products from it. copper spurs employment in both local and regional economies for a wide range of jobs from plumbers and electricians to automotive workers and electronic equipment manufacturers.
copper is used to control fungi and marine borers arsenic to control insects and some copper-resistant fungi and chromium to fix the copper and arsenic in the wood. (report on copper chromium and arsenic (cca) treated timber by deborah read 2003) 6 copper mining production wastes and the environment
impacts of mining. mining can impact local communities both positively and negatively. while positive impacts such as employment and community development projects are important they do not off-set the potential negatives. we have found mining can negatively affect people by: forcing them from their homes and land
the mining industry not only impacts regional income but also wages and labor supply. average salaries are between 80% to 110% higher than the regional average in regions where mining is identiied as the most important activity. as for job creation the mining industry created 388754 jobs in 2016 according to oicial records.