About the book
Unless properly controlled, mining, smelting and refining of nickel ores can cause considerable health and environmental damage. This technical guide provides information on the environmental impacts associated with the extractive metallurgy of nickel ores. It offers guidance regarding the incorporation of pollution abatement criteria at the project planning stage and on the elaboration of good environmental management procedures for nickel production operations. This guide will be extremely useful to planners and government officials and very informative for the general reader.