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Artisanal mining

Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) is emerging as an important socio-economic sector for the rural poor in many developing nations. An artisanal miner or small-scale miner is, in effect, a subsi...

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Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana's Small-Scale Miners Left Behind

The most serious problem imposed by heightened large-scale mine investment ... small-scale miners and galamsey—a label given to the resident "illegal" ... most of the galamsey mining sector are illiterate and content with maintaining their .... These issues have caused conflicts between large-scale mine management and.....

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A review of problems and solutions of abandoned mines in South ...

This review looks at the general problems of abandoned mines in South ... howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with, in relation to or .... known in almost all countries, the efforts of the mining industry, governments and the ... and 61 illegal miners died due to rock fall and mine fire in inactive shafts of...

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Conflict Diamonds | Child Labor | Rights & Economic Development

Our Cause ... Diamond miners who work in small-scale mining – panning or digging for diamonds ... Diamond mining also contributes to public health problems. ... Bodies of 10 Illegal Diamond Miners Found in South Africa ... an easy source of cheap labor, they are regularly employed in the diamond mining industry.

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A Look Inside the Illegal Mining Industry in the Democratic Republic ...

Sep 16, 2015 ... A Look Inside the Illegal Mining Industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... Zani, who has worked on similar mining issues in Colombia and ... Where are most of these miners from and what does the daily life look like?

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Six things to know about the illegal mining boom | News24

Jun 26, 2014 ... While the zama zamas (illegal miners) will risk going deep into both ... April that illegal mining contributes to the murder rate and as well as causing deaths underground. ... the government and the mining sector has successfully narrowed ... The DMR said it addresses the problem through monthly meetings...

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Mining, Regulatory Failure, and Human Rights in India | HRW

[2] On a more human scale, India's mines provide direct employment to ... land they require, and some have caused extraordinary devastation. ... Patterns of Illegal Activity in India's Mining Sector ... in fact some of the industry's problems are more subtle and complex.

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Africa: Life near the mines - World news | NBC News

Jun 26, 2009 ... The informal mining industry is where workers tend to be most exploited. ... Child labor has long been a problem in informal diamond mines, especially ... illegal miners caught in mining concessions can be shot and killed.

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small-scale and informal mining: a big problem for latin american ...

and informal miners appeared in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and. Venezuela. ... and the onset of other illegal activities, were part of the usual set of problems faced by ... working in the small-scale mining sector: Country .... otherwise cause.

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Environmental Risks of Mining - MIT

As more mines open in countries with varying levels of environmental protection, ... causing problems like pneumoconiosis and silicosis, commonly known as "Black ... Mining, like most heavy industries, is dependent on fossil fuels, which ... It is unlikely that any of these illegal mines have environmental safeguards in place,...

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Small Scale Gold Mining and Environmental Degradation, in Ghana ...

Issues of Mining Policy Implementation and Challenges ... the miners, especially the illegal small scale gold miners (Galamsay) who are the worst ... Despite the contributions of the small scale gold mining sector to the economy, its .... the causes of the various negative environmental impact of small scale gold mining.

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New strategies can resolve issues in Colombia mining | Colombia ...

The informal mining sector is the cause of two major concerns. ... artisanal miners and illegal miners and recognises that small-and medium-scale mining need...

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IRIN | More deaths feared in illegal mining boom

Jun 2, 2009 ... News reports this week that over 60 illegal miners died in a single ... an industry organization, illegal mining was a widespread problem in the...

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Gold Digging in Colombia: Mining Throughout Latin America – COHA

Feb 11, 2011 ... In Colombia, the mining sector constituted 4.5% of GDP and provided 24.8% ... These illegal mines do not follow worker safety regulations and the land is ... 56 illegal mines and 573 people have been arrested, but the problem persists ... One company, Carbones de Cerrejón, has been accused of causing...

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The Fraser Institute - MiningFacts.org

Since mining operations may affect nearby communities socially, ... Part of this process involves informing communities about how problems are being addressed. ... of mining may be shared between several communities near large-scale mines, yet ... the social and economic benefits of the industry and of CSR programs.

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Illegal gold mining in Ghana undercuts church's plans for land ...

May 16, 2016 ... Pope Francis last year called for the entire mining sector to undergo "a radical ... disposed cyanide and mercury that cause myriad health problems. ... In the last year, the damage from these illegal mines has grown from...

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Illegal Mining Severely Impacting Peruvian Environment - Forbes

Jul 4, 2014 ... (Kitco News) - Far from a cut and dry issue, illegal mining in Peru has layers of problems ranging ... Juan José Córdova, audit partner, leader of the energy sector at ... but there is a lack of formality to the process illegal miners are using, ... can cause neurological damage and can even cause changes in a...

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Opportunities, Not Oppression, To Stop Illegal Mining In The ...

Feb 18, 2016 ... Targeting small illegal mines in Peru is counterproductive, and the entire ... mines, and a crackdown on the small miners causes more problems than it ... the escalating fight against illegal and informal gold mining, an industry...

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Environmental impact of mining in the rainforest - Rainforests

Jul 27, 2012 ... Government surveys have found that tailings from the mines have produced levels of ... of people, and striking a blow to the emerging eco-tourism industry on the river. ... of Northern Brazil and Venezuela and garimpeiros—illegal Brazilian miners. ... How does mining affect the rainforest and local rivers?

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A case study of the perceived socio-environmental problems caused ...

Informal gold mining, which improves the economic circumstances of miners, is not without ... This study assessed the perceived impact of illegal gold mining on the ..... of Zimbabwe., Important Pieces of Legislation Affecting the Mining Sector,...

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