The effects of mining and processing of magnesite on the environment in SMZ JSC Jelšava

Róbert Zeman (Slovenské magnezitové závody as, Jelšava, Slovakia)
Arpád Lörincz (Slovenské magnezitové závody as, Jelšava, Slovakia)

Management of Environmental Quality

ISSN: 1477-7835

Publication date: 1 December 2005

Abstract

Purpose

Seeks to provide primer information about the Dúbravský masív magnesite deposit and its exploitation.

Design/methodology/approach

Specifies the location of the Dúbravský masív magnesite deposit, one of the biggest deposits in Slovakia, and indeed the world. Examines extraction of magnesite by mining of the Dúbravský masív deposit and its effect on the environment. Describes processing of the magnesite raw material and heat treatment of the magnesite extract, and their effect on the environment.

Findings

This paper contains information on the processing and heat treating of magnesite. The paper also demonstrates the authors' know‐how in the environmental disposal of the unworkable raw ore fraction.

Originality/value

This paper fulfils an identified information need regarding the mining and processing of magnesite raw material and its effects on the environment.

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Citation

Zeman, R. and Lörincz, A. (2005), "The effects of mining and processing of magnesite on the environment in SMZ JSC Jelšava", Management of Environmental Quality, Vol. 16 No. 6, pp. 589-592. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777830510623655

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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