Illegal Mining Stories

May 28, 2018· The coming end of a ban on small-scale mining in Ghana will increase the difficulties involved in countering illegal mining, likely seeing the practice remain widespread. The government’s decision to lift a ban on small-scale mining, announced in …

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Dec 21, 2016· “The day the government really wants to end illegal mining, they have to go after the ones who invest in illegal mining.” Editor’s note: This story has been updated to …

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13 people still trapped in ‘rat-hole’ mine in Meghalaya, scuba divers help search op Thirteen people remain trapped in a flooded illegal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia hills district even ...

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Illegal mining is accelerating deforestation in the Venezuelan Amazon, according to a team of Venezuelan researchers who found that more than half of the forest cover lost during their 15-year study occured during the last five years, between 2011 and 2015.

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Illegal mining continues to be a problem in Central Sulawesi. Because of rumours of a gold find, more than 5000 people from all over Indonesia rushed to the village of Dongi-Dongi to look for themselves. Their activities destroyed six hectares of forest inside the …

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Feb 13, 2018· Feral Hogs Are Tearing Up Texas, So Tourists Are Shooting Them from Helicopters - Duration: 9:09. VICE News Recommended for you

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May 31, 2019· One of the main criteria used to define illegal mining is the absence of land rights, mining license, exploration or mineral transportation permit or of any document that could legitimate the on-going operations. Illegal mining can be operated o n the surface or underground. In most countries, underground mineral resources belong to the state.

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Mining activities as seen in the above picture, causes a lot of harm to the environment as illegal mining does.This is because most of the minerals are found in rivers and its environs,and as a result,the mining companies do blast the the river environs to get access to the targeted minerals,without caring about the effects and dangers it may have on trees,birds,animals,and even individuals in ...

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Nov 16, 2012· A miner prepares to enter a compressor mine near the coastal mining area near Peracale. Compressor mining is the most dangerous form of mining. Young men and older teens slip to the bottom of 40-foot, water-filled shafts to fill sacks of ore. Image by Larry C. Price. Philippines, 2012.

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The rise of illegal gold mining in Loreto coincides with the fallout of repeated attempts to break up communities of illegal miners in Madre de Dios. While the latter is a remote region located in the Amazon rainforest in southeast Peru, residents of Loreto have reported the arrival of boats converted into dredgers since April. Authorities ...

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Mar 23, 2012· Illegal sand and stone mining is rampant on the sacred Ganges, a new expose by the Hindustan Times reports. The north Indian state of "Uttarakhand seems to have given illegal miners a permit to ...

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Ghana cracked down on illegal small-scale gold mining in 2017, after the national water company warned that the chemicals discharged by what is locally known as galamsey could force the country to ...

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Galamsey miners are only illegal if the land they mine is owned by a mining company. In areas that are not owned, galamseys are simply artisanal miners rather than illegal miners. Sat in that chair, Lucy had front row seats to the world of galamsey mining that was going on all around her.

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Nov 14, 2019· The Iranian government is reportedly offering a bounty for anyone that dobs illegal Bitcoin BTC mining businesses to the authorities. A spokesperson from Iran‘s Energy Ministry reportedly said ...

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DOSSIER: Galamsey menace. This is a collection or articles on Galamsey or Illegal mining in Ghana since 2012. Cocoa farmers connive with illegal miners for ‘galamsey’ – Kwahu West MCE (2019 ...

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Detailed report: Story of BRAZEN illegal mining in Goa. December 08, 2012 01:43 IST. The mining scam had first rocked Karnataka and now Goa. While the mess in Karnataka is well known, the scenario ...

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Dec 10, 2018· Another 78 reserves showed garimpo taking place along their limits and borders – 64 of them in Peru – and 55 nature reserves also had illegal mining. An accompanying “story …

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7 days ago· Read more about Illegal mining, transportation of coal going on: Assam govt on Business Standard. Illegal coal mining and its transportation have been going on in Assam and the state government is taking action to prevent such activities, the Assembly was informed on Saturday.In a written reply to a query by Congress MLA Rekibuddin Ahmed,

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Sep 11, 2018· The process of developing stories will help different groups to better understand drivers of the mining destruction and identify sustainable, peaceful solutions to it. Area of illegal gold mining ...

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Get to read about the illegal deals on mining sites and details about how the men who are supposed to work in the interest of the President and Ghanaians, take money and neglect their duties. Be prepared to see the shocking realities on illegal mining. Anas Aremeyaw Anas hits the ground together with the team. Part 1 #SayNoToCorruption #JeSuisAnas

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May 16, 2019· Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon. For a decade, a gold rush accelerated in Peru’s Tambopata province, a center for an illicit activity that is among the most ...

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Mar 23, 2012· Illegal sand and stone mining is rampant on the sacred Ganges, a new expose by the Hindustan Times reports. The north Indian state of "Uttarakhand seems to have given illegal …

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Apr 01, 2017· Peru's illegal gold mines are devastating the Amazon rain forest. ... President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took office in July promising to tackle the problems of "informal," or illegal, mining …

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Dec 10, 2018· Continue reading the main story. Illegal Mining, ‘Worse Than at Any Other Time,’ Threatens Amazon, Study Finds ... The map also shows that illegal mining often overlaps with legal mining…

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Illegal mining continues to be a problem in Central Sulawesi. Because of rumours of a gold find, more than 5000 people from all over Indonesia rushed to the village of Dongi-Dongi to look for themselves. Their activities destroyed six hectares of forest inside the Lore Lindu National Park area.

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May 22, 2017· The inside story of South Africa's illegal mining boom 'They are geniuses. They have engineers‚ communications specialists‚ people who can create special lighting systems. They operate with ...

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Illegal mining requires equipment, but it most of all requires people. In Peru, gold mining is closely tied to human trafficking, specifically child labor, forced labor and trafficking. Madre de Dios is one of Peru’s largest gold producers. But it also has one of the highest concentrations of illegal mining.

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While that’s good news for mining companies, it’s spurring a burst of illegal prospecting that has helped fuel drug trafficking and organized crime within some of the world’s top gold ...

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