• Gold miners seek safety as political risks rise Reuters

    Sep 14, 2017 Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp's threat this week to freeze investments in Greece after years of frustrating and costly permit delays highlighted the risks the industry faces when it strays away from miningfriendly countries.

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  • Environmental Health and Safety Hazards of Indigenous Small

    Aug 8, 2016 Environmental Health and Safety Hazards of Indigenous SmallScale Gold Mining Using Cyanidation in the Philippines .. wastes at gold mines, he stated that cyanide leaching produces numerous other cyanidecontaining and cyaniderelated products, which pose threat to humans and living organisms.

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  • Ghana's GoldMine Arrest, China's Latest Headache in Africa The

    Jun 10, 2013 This is not the first time Chinese gold miners in Ghana have faced the imminent threat of being detained, beaten, shot, or even killed. In October 2012, a 16yearold boy was shot to death while fleeing from armed security forces in the goldrich Ashanti region. During that operation against illegal miners, 

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  • A New Threat to the Amazon: Gold Scientific American

    Apr 20, 2011 Smallscale gold panners in the Andean nation have responded to soaring gold prices by revving up the pace of gold mining, stripping the region of its forests. Since 2003, deforestation linked to gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru, has increased sixfold in conjunction with the annual increase in gold prices 

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  • The Biggest Threat to the Gold Mining Industry The Daily Reckoning

    Sep 26, 2011 Matt Badiali discusses gold mining and the current goings on in the gold market in this essay.

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  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review

    5 or more years of gold mining experience before 1945 had a significantly in creased risk of primary cancer of the trachea, bronchus, or lung (Kabir and Bilgi,. 1993). A minimum of 15 years latency was recorded between first employment in a dusty gold mining occupation and diagnosis of primary lung cancer. For pur.

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  • Cyber Threats to the Mining Industry Trend Micro APAC

    Apr 4, 2016 A TrendLabsSM Research Paper. Cyber Threats to the. Mining Industry. Numaan Huq. Trend Micro ForwardLooking Threat Research (FTR) Team .. Figure 7: Flow chart of metal extraction at the Kingking CopperGold Project22. PRIMARY. CRUSHING . knowledge and experience hubs. • Business 

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  • A Gold Mine on Yellowstone's Doorstep? Sierra Club

    Oct 13, 2017 Such mines could make people far away from Yellowstone very wealthy. But, Hjortsberg says, "their economic prosperity would threaten everyone else's." That's because gold mines have a poor track record of containing their acid drainage, which pollutes water and wipes out aquatic life. A report by 

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  • Gold miners seek safety as political risks rise Reuters

    Sep 14, 2017 Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp's threat this week to freeze investments in Greece after years of frustrating and costly permit delays highlighted the risks the industry faces when it strays away from miningfriendly countries.

    Read more
  • Injury Risk Factors in a SmallScale Gold Mining Community in

    Jul 24, 2015 In Ghana's Wassa West District, 46.6% of smallscale gold miners surveyed reported at least one occupational injury in the last 10 years [18]. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 72% of smallscale miners surveyed had experienced at least one accident in the prior year, with most of these accidents 

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  • The rising threat of substitution: mining & metals EY Global

    Substitution comes in many forms and can have a marketaltering impact on an organization. Recognizing the triggers can serve as an early warning system.

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  • Environmental Health and Safety Hazards of Indigenous Small

    Aug 8, 2016 Environmental Health and Safety Hazards of Indigenous SmallScale Gold Mining Using Cyanidation in the Philippines .. wastes at gold mines, he stated that cyanide leaching produces numerous other cyanidecontaining and cyaniderelated products, which pose threat to humans and living organisms.

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  • Global demand for gold is another threat for tropical forests

    Jan 13, 2015 Deforestation due to gold mining has become a major threat to some of the most remote and betterconserved oldgrowth forests in tropical South .. since 2008, the Tapajós–Xingú moist forest ecoregion has experienced an influx of thousands of new gold miners (e.g. up to 5000 new garimpeiros in the 

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  • How Mining Companies Can Mitigate Risks and Protect their

    In addition, under almost all IIAs, governments must give fair and equitable treatment to foreign companies' investments, which generally means affording due process in judicial and administrative proceedings and protection from arbitrary or capricious government treatment. So, if a foreign gold mining company developed 

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  • Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining Without Mercury EPA

    Feb 22, 2018 The Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global agreement for reducing mercury pollution, recognizes the risks of using mercury in artisanal and smallscale gold mining, and calls upon nations to reduce, and where feasible eliminate mercury use in this sector. Although many miners use mercury in 

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  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review SpringerLink

    Health problems of gold miners who worked underground include decreased life expectancy increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver increased frequency of

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  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review

    5 or more years of gold mining experience before 1945 had a significantly in creased risk of primary cancer of the trachea, bronchus, or lung (Kabir and Bilgi,. 1993). A minimum of 15 years latency was recorded between first employment in a dusty gold mining occupation and diagnosis of primary lung cancer. For pur.

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  • Barrick Gold Corporation Responsibility Society Human Rights

    The need to enter into these security relationships may arise because of violence in local communities, threats to the site and employees, or because the government insists on public security to protect an important national resource. Human rights–related issues in the mining sector that have involved public security 

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  • Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia Al Jazeera

    Since the early 2000s, as the price of the precious metal has risen, the region has experienced a violent gold rush as leftist guerrillas, neoparamilitary outfits and drug trafficking groups have Local villagers many of them artisanal miners have been shaken by extortions, threats, territorial disputes and grudge fights.

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  • Injury Risk Factors in a SmallScale Gold Mining Community in

    Jul 24, 2015 In Ghana's Wassa West District, 46.6% of smallscale gold miners surveyed reported at least one occupational injury in the last 10 years [18]. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 72% of smallscale miners surveyed had experienced at least one accident in the prior year, with most of these accidents 

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  • The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in Ghana

    The Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) of Ghana defines small scale gold mining operation as the mining of gold by any effective and efficient method that does not Mercury amalgamation technique, which is heavily relied on for gold extraction can pose serious health threats and is deleterious to a wide range of 

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  • Cyber Threats to the Mining Industry Trend Micro APAC

    Apr 4, 2016 A TrendLabsSM Research Paper. Cyber Threats to the. Mining Industry. Numaan Huq. Trend Micro ForwardLooking Threat Research (FTR) Team .. Figure 7: Flow chart of metal extraction at the Kingking CopperGold Project22. PRIMARY. CRUSHING . knowledge and experience hubs. • Business 

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  • Maroon Gold Miners and Mining Risks In The Suriname Amazon

    In a survey about gold mining and risk, more nonmining Ndjuka answered questions with "don't know," suggesting that gold miners are better informed about the risks of mining than others (which may not be surprising given their daytoday experience with the activity). In addition to being more opinionated, miners also are 

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  • Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala Tufts University

    Global DEvElopmEnT anD EnvIronmEnT InSTITUTE. Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic benefits and Environmental risks of the marlin mine .. of Guatemala committed acts of genocide. The eight Departments in the Altiplano, including San Marcos, experienced some of the worst of the violence.

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  • The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in Ghana

    The Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) of Ghana defines small scale gold mining operation as the mining of gold by any effective and efficient method that does not Mercury amalgamation technique, which is heavily relied on for gold extraction can pose serious health threats and is deleterious to a wide range of 

    Read more
  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review SpringerLink

    Health problems of gold miners who worked underground include decreased life expectancy increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver increased frequency of

    Read more
  • The Biggest Threat to the Gold Mining Industry The Daily Reckoning

    Sep 26, 2011 Matt Badiali discusses gold mining and the current goings on in the gold market in this essay.

    Read more
  • World's largest gold mine could come under threat MINING

    Aug 29, 2016 "With no preset procedures of succession and a complete lack of experience in holding open elections, anyone who comes to power will continue the Not only is Muruntau the world's largest gold mine producing more than twice as much as its nearest rival but the mine also boasts the globe's largest 

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