JICA Group Training Project
Effluent Pollution Control Caused by the Mining and Manufacturing Industries
To develop effective solutions and policies to mitigate the environmental destruction and pollution caused by the mining and manufacturing effluent that contains hazardous substances.
28 August – 2 October 2015
Argentina (3), Bolivia (3), Cuba (3), Ecuador (3), Paraguay (3), Peru (4), Uruguay (3)
Kwansei Gakuin University, University of Hyogo, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, National Institute for Minamata Disease, MOEJ, Osaka City Public Works Bureau, Kumamoto Prefecture, Kagoshima City, Kanden Geo-Re Inc., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd., Kosaka Smelting and Refining Co. Ltd., Mitsubishi Material Techno Co. Ltd., Kotoku Group, Taiyo Manufacturing Co. Ltd., etc.
Mining Pollution and the Mine Safety Act in Japan; Countermeasures for Hazardous Materials; Plant Effluent Regulations in Osaka City, Mining Effluent Treatment Technology at Suspended and Abandoned Mining Sites; Salvation and Compensation System for Pollution Victims, etc.
Site visits and workshops
Waste Water Treatment in a Metal Plating Factory, Effluent Treatment at a Mining Facility, A Contaminated Soil Purification and Regeneration Plant, The Minamata Disease Municipal Museum, etc.