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Permanent security team to fight galamsey on rivers

Business Ghana 15 Aug 2022
He recounted some of the measures to include the introduction of ‘Operation Halt II’, engagement with relevant stakeholders, revamping of the Community Mining Scheme (CMS), geological investigation of designated areas to identify mineralised areas to be allocated to ...

Community members protest at Northam platinum mine, demand capable black managers be appointed

Independent online (SA) 15 Aug 2022
“We are tired of being made fools of by this mine ... “An external investigator is appointed to investigate all the inboarding of mine management as well as opportunities in all the projects especially the so-called head office projects as they do not include the participation of local companies,” said Mashao.

Security agencies to permanently patrol river bodies to fight galamsey

Joy Online 15 Aug 2022
He outlined some of these measures mentioning the introduction of Operation Halt II, engagement with relevant stakeholders, revamping of the Community Mining Scheme, geological investigation of designated areas to identify mineralized areas to be allocated to small scale miners, ...

Human Rights Forum demands cancelling of public hearing to mine quartzite in Anakapalli district

The Times of India 15 Aug 2022
All permissions accorded for mining quartzite to the two project proponents must be revoked ... For about 18 years, the hills abutting the villages of Dalivalasa, Marrivalasa, Pindrangi and Gavarapalem were ravaged because of mining for quartzite by the same project proponents who now want to mine for another 20 years.

'The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar bears cost of green energy

Kearney Hub 15 Aug 2022
But an AP investigation has found that their universal use hides a dirty open secret in the industry ... “This rapid push to build out mining capacity is being justified in the name of climate change,” said Julie Michelle Klinger, author of the book “Rare Earths Frontiers,” who is leading a federal project to trace illicit energy minerals.

Steve Charter: Criminal activity in the Bull Mountains must be stopped

Montana Standard 15 Aug 2022
A Department of Justice statement about the investigation says, “….mine managers lied about the mine’s expenses, its safety record, and other matters, which… resulted in individual criminal convictions and charges for nine persons, including former mine vice presidents and their ...

Miner dies at Harmony Gold’s Moab Khotsong mine

Business Day 15 Aug 2022
An in-loco investigation of the rockfall is under way.

We are investigating illegal mining claims in Offin river – Minerals Commission

Joy Online 14 Aug 2022
The Minerals Commission has revealed that it is investigating alleged illegal mining in the Offin river. The Commission said “ruthless action” will be taken after the investigations. It added it is focused on dealing with persons involved in illegal mining activities in the country.

Mexican government issues temporary suspension to 10 mining concessions

Mining Dot Com 14 Aug 2022
During the investigation that followed the inspections, it was discovered that back in December 2021, the STPS had requested the former head of the General Directorate of Mines to suspend concessions 219392, 198194, 224555, 216996, 219420, 240825-240826, 219355, 219316, 243787 and 233958.

Chile seeks to sanction those responsible for sinkhole near copper mine

Egypt Independent 14 Aug 2022
Santiago, ChileChile will seek to apply harsh sanctions on those responsible for a huge sinkhole near a copper mine in the country’s north, the mining minister said on Monday ... Chilean authorities have not provided details of the investigation into causes of the sinkhole.

Marikana injustice stains democracy

Independent online (SA) 14 Aug 2022
The commission recommended that state prosecutors should investigate criminal liability of members of the SAPS, mine security and the strikers for assaults and murders ... “It is better to die than continue being exploited and oppressed in these mines ... then shut down the mines!”.
photo: AP / NASA/JPL-Caltech
This illustration made available by NASA depicts the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on the red planet's surface near the Perseverance rover, left.

NASA might cancel mission to massive ‘gold mine asteroid’ — here’s why it shouldn’t

The Hill 14 Aug 2022
These include a multispectral imager, a gamma ray and neutron spectrometer, a magnetometer, as well as an x-band gravity science investigation instrument, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory ... The robots would mine valuable minerals and then bring them back to the orbiting Starship.

International support for miners rescue was 'heartwarming,' says company president

Toronto Sun 14 Aug 2022
Paul Marinko, head of the Dominican Mining Corporation known as Cormidom, said Canada played a critical role in transporting equipment that was ultimately used to help liberate the men from the Cerro de Maimon operation ... The cause of the incident at Cerro de Maimon is currently under investigation and the underground mine is temporarily closed.

Novant warns patients of data breach; 1.3 million notification letters mailed

Winston-Salem Journal 14 Aug 2022
The Markup is a nonprofit investigative media outlet that specializes in mining technology data for its reports ... The system began an investigation “to learn whether, and to what extent, information was transmitted.”. “Based on its investigation, Novant Health is unaware of any ...

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