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  • Mining, Environment and Community Conflicts A Study of

    mining broken promises and lack of working agreements between mines and communities that intensify conflicts (ibid). Perception, as highlighted earlier in the discussion of conflict, is a major element between mining and conflict. Mining induced

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  • FESS Issue Brief

    of areas their families had mined for generations, and the number of marginalized small scale miners continues to grow (Bariyo and Stewart 2009). Ongoing perceptions of inequity and increased mining due to the rise in both price and demand for gold have exacerbated conflicts between international companies and the communities they dislodged.

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  • Conflict Minerals Regulation explained Trade European

    The European Commission and the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs proposed an integrated EU approach to tackle the trade in minerals being used to finance armed groups in areas affected by conflict or at high risk of being affected.

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  • Conflict Minerals Companies Still Struggling to Find

    Conflict minerals like tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold, sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo often end up in our cell phones and other electronics. and mining is a major part of the

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  • Gold mining

    Gold mining is the resource extraction of gold by mining.. As of 2017, the world's largest gold producer was China with 429.4 tonnes.The second largest producer, Australia, mined 289.0 tonnes in the same year, followed by Russia with 272.3 tonnes.

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  • Mining Industry Prospects in Africa African Development Bank

    Environmental and social impacts In some African countries, environmental problems and social issues caused by mining have been sources of protests and conflicts between mining companies and communities in mining areas. Mining has often been associated with deforestation, land degradation, air pollution, and disruption of the ecosystem.

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  • Conflict free gold standard World Gold Council

    Conflict free gold standard In recent years there has been concern about potential links between gold and unlawful armed conflict, such as civil wars and militia activity. Although the proportion of newly mined gold that is tainted by the involvement in conflict is very low, responsible mining should put processes in place to make sure that neither they, nor the gold they produce, are contributing to the conflict.

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  • What Are Conflict Minerals? Source Intelligence

    Like the similar issue of Conflict Diamonds or Blood Diamonds, the term Conflict Minerals refers to raw materials that come from a particular part of the world where conflict is occurring and affects the mining and trading of those materials.

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  • Conflict resource

    Conflict resource. Conflict resources are natural resources extracted in a conflict zone and sold to perpetuate the fighting. There is both statistical and anecdotal evidence that belligerent accessibility to precious commodities can prolong conflicts (a quot;resource cursequot;).

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  • 3.0 GOVERNANCE IN TANZAN Economic and Social

    Survey 2011) in which gold occupies a major share; and has increased its share of tax revenue (3.6%) and to GDP (3.2%). However, commercial mining by the large mining companies has often adversely affected artisanal small miners (ASM) that employ more people than the large scale miners (LSM).

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  • Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land Use Systems in

    Mar 18, 20110183;32;Gold surface mining concessions are frequently granted for areas dominated by settlements and farmland, resulting in substantial conflicts between mining enterprises and local communities (Aidara 2008; National Coalition on Mining 2006).

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  • Miners and Mining Towns Flashcards Quizlet

    Miners and Mining Towns. STUDY. into new areas. When the gold had been used up the whites found other ways to live in the places the gold had been. It was the search for gold which brought about the final conflict with the Indians. Describe 4 differences between miners and other settlers.

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  • Responsible business conduct OECD

    of economic growth. Within the mining sector, coal production represents approximately 75% of the sectors activity, nickel 5%, gold 5%, and other minerals (silver, platinum, tin, non metallic minerals) 15%.4 While not yet a major international producer, Colombias gold

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  • What Are Conflict Minerals? Source Intelligence

    Like the similar issue of Conflict Diamonds or Blood Diamonds, the term Conflict Minerals refers to raw materials that come from a particular part of the world where conflict is occurring and affects the mining and trading of those materials.

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  • Mining conflicts in Peru Condition critical Oxfam America

    Mining conflicts in Peru Condition critical Oxfam America 7. Breaking the cycle of conflict. To break the cycle of violence and conflict in Perus mining sector, the Peru . vian government, mining companies, international donors, and civil society. must take immediate steps.

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  • CITY OF GOLD Global Witness

    of gold mining areas are controlled by notoriously abusive rebels.6 Gold that funds armed groups in the northern part of eastern DRC transits via Uganda, and much of this makes its way to Dubai as well.7 Sudans Darfur province has also recently witnessed outbreaks of conflict between rival militia over the control of artisanal gold mines.

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  • Artisanal mining

    Artisanal mining has been accused of being a major contributor to environmental degradation and pollution. Violence. Artisanal mining has attracted a large number of Chinese migrant workers to Africa. In 2013, widespread conflict and violence between illegal Chinese artisanal mine workers and Ghanaian natives were reported.

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  • Conflict mineral mining in the DRC

    quot;The number of miners active in gold mining is nearly four times higher than that for tin, tantalum and tungsten combined.quot; Read more about conflict minerals This is how the Congo supplies

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  • An overview of land use conflicts in mining communities

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the causes and impacts of land use conflicts between large scale mines and community groups, and to identify a series of (land use) conflict resolution strategies for mine management.

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  • Conflict gold in Africa from Mali to Darfur

    Conflict gold in Africa from Mali to Darfur. 'Conflict gold' was on the agenda of the 2013 African Mining Indab. However, the corporate definition of what is conflict gold may be more narrrowly in their self interest, especially where they can 'name amp; blame' the problem as one of poor artisanal miners.

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  • Mining in Latin America From conflict to co operation

    Mining in Latin America From conflict to co operation. for a $1.4 billion copper and gold mine, called T237;a Mar237;a, on the desert bluffs overlooking the valley. In remote areas of the

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  • Gold Rush in Bolivia sparks conflict between miners and

    Gold Rush in Bolivia sparks conflict between miners and the community. A study on the level of mercury contamination of Bolivian Amazon water sources is urgently needed, experts say. According to the latest Global Mercury Assessment report published in 2013, 55 tons of mercury were spilled into the Bolivian water and soil in the year 2012.

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  • Protest Barrick Tanzania

    Conflicts between mines and communities surrounding them has in most parts of Africa been the normal way of life as exemplified by the case of North Mara Gold Mine operating in Tarime, north eastern Tanzania. Since the entering of Barrick Gold there, endless conflicts pitting the company and surrounding communities have been the order of the day.

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  • Conflict gold blights the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Efforts to curb militantsexploitation of gold mines appear to have been less effective because many of the sites are in remote areas where paramilitaries abound. Gold is also is easier to

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  • Progress and Challenges on Conflict Minerals Facts on

    Jun 08, 20180183;32;A mortality study by the International Rescue Committee looking at conflict related deaths between August 1998 and April 2007 estimated that more than 5.4 million people died as a result of armed conflict in Congo.

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  • Responsible business conduct OECD

    Responsible business conduct. 1 Colombias gold mining sector any company potentially sourcing minerals or metals from conflict affected and high risk areas and is global in scope. Colombia adhered to the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Minerals2 in May 2012.

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  • Tracing conflict gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Most areas controlled by armed groups in eastern Congo are gold hubs, Muwonge says, citing 32 local armed groups in the region and up to five groups linked to neighboring countries. Gold that comes from most of these areas is not sold through formal channels but through armed group networks..

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  • Tracing conflict gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Artisanal gold miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo use their hands and crude tools to find and extract gold. They get paid only when they find the mineral.

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  • Trump threatened to suspend the conflict minerals

    In fact, between 2010 and 2012, the monthly incidence of battles, looting and violence against civilians strongly increased in the mining areas targeted by Dodd Frank. Riots also increased, a

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  • Conflict Minerals and the Democratic Republic of Congo BSR

    identifying approaches to prevent conflict minerals from entering product supply chains, while recent NGO efforts have focused on raising awareness about connections between conflict minerals and the jewelry and auto industries.

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  • Dinosaur Amber In Conflict Ridden North Is Myanmar's New

    Amber, jade, timber and gold are also quot;major driversquot; of the conflict in northern Myanmar, says Hanna Hindstrom from monitoring group Global Witness.

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  • Trump threatened to suspend the conflict minerals

    In fact, between 2010 and 2012, the monthly incidence of battles, looting and violence against civilians strongly increased in the mining areas targeted by Dodd Frank. Riots also increased, a

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  • Grievance and conflict in Ghana's gold mining industry

    Key aspects of mining conflicts in Ghana The case of Obuasi. Ghana has been plagued by a history of conflict in its gold mining communities, particularly clashes between artisanal and small scale groups, and multinational companies . Conflict between these parties has, over the past two decades, escalated, becoming a defining feature of the country's gold mining industry.

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  • Why we need to protect biodiversity from harmful effects

    Mining, coupled with illegal extraction of other natural resources such as logging, was a major source of funding for rebels. It resulted in the pollution of rivers and land with mercury

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  • Gold mining and conflict how effective are regulations

    The Conflict Free Gold Standard was introduced in order to ensure poor countries shared the economic benefits of mining, Sue George hears how effective it has been so far. The Conflict Free Gold Standard was introduced in order to ensure poor countries shared the economic benefits of mining, Sue George hears how effective it has been so far.

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  • Protest Barrick Tanzania

    Conflicts between mines and communities surrounding them has in most parts of Africa been the normal way of life as exemplified by the case of North Mara Gold Mine operating in Tarime, north eastern Tanzania. Since the entering of Barrick Gold there, endless conflicts pitting the company and surrounding communities have been the order of the day.

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