Shimsha - Issues - Sand Mining

Sand Mining

The sand found on the river bed of the Shimsha river is mined and used for construction activities, sometimes illegally. Due to the environmental issues that can be caused by sand mining, this activity is currently banned.

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Cronulla Sand Dunes, Kurnell Peninsula - History - Sand Mining
... split, but Joe Monro, the Council's President, argued that because the site "was nothing but sand it was completely useless" ... In the 1930s the Holt family began its sand mining operations to supply the expanding Sydney building market and continued until 1990 with an estimate of over 70 ... The sand has been valued for many decades by the Sydney building industry, mainly because of its high crushed shell content and lack of organic matter ...
Shimsha - Issues - Sand Mining
... The sand found on the river bed of the Shimsha river is mined and used for construction activities, sometimes illegally ... Due to the environmental issues that can be caused by sand mining, this activity is currently banned ...
Sand Mining - Wisconsin and Minnesota
... Silica sand mining business has more than doubled since 2009 because of the need for this particular type of sand, which is used in a process known as hydraulic fracturing ... along with other northern states, is facing an industrial mining boom, being dubbed the “sand rush” because of the new demand from large oil companies for silica sand ... Silica, says its fracking sand sales nearly doubled from 2009 to 2010, from $36 million to $70 million in 2010 and brought in nearly $70 million in just the first nine months of 2011 ...
Stockton Beach - Sand Mining
... Sand mining is practised on Stockton beach ... This has led to a significant loss of tertiary vegetation in the hind dunes of the beach which has led to a noticeable decrease in the numbers of native species sightings, for example the Eastern Grey Kangaroo and Sugar glider ...

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