Continental Gold Announces Serious Incident at an Illegal Mine

2017-7-29 · For further information, please contact: Paul Begin Chief Financial Officer Continental Gold Inc. +1.416.583.5610 [email protected]

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2018-11-27 · The mining industry is extracting a large amount of groundwater in one of the driest desert regions in the world. As the mining sites overlap with nature conservation areas, mining activities have been responsible for ecosystem degradation. The process of forced migration of populations from villages and the abandonment of ancestral settlements ...

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2013-10-28 · Keep Antarctica free from mining: Hunt. THE federal government will work within the Antarctic treaty system to try to ensure the continent remains free of mining for centuries to come.

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Is the illegal trade in Congolese minerals financing terror? 2016-03-02. Many resource-rich states across the globe have used revenues from mining to finance their development. In Africa, however, a lack of sufficiently robust or effectively enforced regulatory systems often …

Continental Gold Announces Serious Incident at an Illegal Mine

2017-7-29 · TORONTO, ON – (Marketwired – July 29, 2017) – Continental Gold Inc. (TSX: CNL) (OTCQX: CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") is extremely saddened to announce that six security contractors ("Contractors") providing services to the Company perished from apparent asphyxiation during an incident in an illegal mine located away from the Company''s current operations at the ...

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Illegal mining drives Nigeria''s rural banditry and local ...

Illegal mining drives Nigeria''s rural banditry and local conflicts. 2020-05-28. Africa''s artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector has development potential. At its peak in 2017 this sector in Niger employed directly and indirectly as many as 600 000 people and created opportunities for local infrastructural development.

Continental Gold Announces Serious Incident at an Illegal Mine

2017-7-30 · Continental Gold Inc. is extremely saddened to announce that six security contractors providing services to the Company perished from apparent asphyxiation during an incident...

African leaders take the blame for the continent''s ...

African leaders take the blame for the continent''s resource curse. 2017-05-18. African leaders tend to lay the blame on others for the ''resource curse'' – the way the continent''s natural resources have mostly bred rampant corruption, enriched elites and triggered civil conflicts, …

South Africa''s Illegal Miners Risk Everything for Gold ...

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Illegal mining and rural banditry in North West Nigeria ...

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Gold diggers: Illegal mining near Colombian town hits ...

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2021-6-30 · ELEVEN of out 20 illegal miners, whose bodies were last week discovered at Orkney Mine in South Africa''s North West Province, have been positively identified as Basotho. This was confirmed by Lesotho''s Consul General, Selimo Thabane, in an interview with the Lesotho Times this week. All in all, 20 bodies were found wrapped in grain bags ...

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2020-11-24 · In addition, some illegal mine operators and traders have made use of the Covid-19 pandemic to expand their unlawful small-scale mining activities. Illegal gold mining in Africa and Latin America ...

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Continent Impex Illegal MiningHeNan Tenic Heavy . Continent Impex Illegal Mining. London July 5 2018 AltAfricaThe President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa AkufoAddo has performed the cutting sod ceremony for construction works to begin on the 24.3 km KoginaAkoti Road estimated to cost 8.6m. More Info; Ghana arrests 168 Chinese nationals in illegal ...

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2021-8-27 · uard at an illegal diamond mine in Angola during the country''s civil war. How can such resources be turned towards peace and development?Photograph: Panos / Paul LoweFor years, Nigeria''s oil ...

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2021-7-12 · And mining companies should not expect to make extraordinary profits on our continent," Akufo-Addo told the Investment in African Mining Indaba event in 2019. The president has also taken a strong line on illegal mining, which digs up more than a third of Ghana''s …

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2021-7-17 · Along with Huayou Cobalt, other Chinese firms active there include Chengtun Mining, Wanbao and CNMC. A tonne of cobalt sells for US$52,500 at the London Metal Exchange.

Africa: a continent of wealth, a continent of poverty ...

2015-6-24 · The Zambian example is not an isolated case. Such corporate practices in the mining sector are common right across the continent. In South Africa, illegal capital flight through trade-misinvoicing (a means to evade tax) is rife in the ores and metals sector.

Continental Gold Announces Serious Incident at an Illegal Mine

2017-7-30 · Continental Gold Announces Serious Incident at an Illegal Mine TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 29, 2017) - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX: CNL) (OTCQX: CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") is ...

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Africa: Organised Crime Syndicates Rip Off Continent of ...

2021-8-9 · Incomplete data, poor record-keeping, and illegal channels define artisanal and small-scale gold mining in East and Southern Africa, robbing the sector of an opportunity to grow, warns a report by ...

A brief history of women in mining from a legal perspective

2021-8-5 · British laws were exported to its colonies, including the Act of 1842. As you can imagine, this left a large number of women jobless and destitute, and rendered many family run operations unsustainable. Those few women who could started mining illegally did so, further pushing women into the dark corners of illegal mining and criminal activity.

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